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Royals win Mosquito A Tier 1 title High Prairie Mosquito Royals Mosquito A Tier 1 Playoffs Date              Game July 8 HP Royals 21 Parkland Twins Red 18 July 8 HP Royals 23 Devon 18…

Richard Froese South Peace News Youth from Driftpile, Whitefish and High Prairie will compete in the Alberta Indigenous Games, Aug. 13-17 in Edmonton. Driftpile will be represented with a team in fastball in the junior boys division for ages 13-17,…
The Page – August 9, 2017

Big Jim Justice, the richest man in West Virginia and that state’s governor, last week switched from Democrat to Republican in the two party system that is America. That’s big news in the wild ride that is American politics these…
PIC – Pastors honoured at Gospel Sing

Local pastors were also honoured during the Gospel Sing July 30 for their service to the community. Left-right, are Rev. Leon Cadsap of St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Pastor Brian Gilroy of High Prairie Church of the Nazarene, Rev. Terry Goerz…

H.P. court docket July 31, 2017 Judge J.A. Watson A 28-year-old Falher woman will spend a few days more in jail on drug and firearms charges. Kayla Dawn Payou was sentenced to 60 days in jail, with credit for 51…
Monteith crowned Elks Pro Rodeo Queen

Richard Froese South Peace News Brooke Monteith is the 2017 Miss High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen. She was honoured Aug. 1 on the opening day of the two-day event. “I’m really excited to be the queen and represent High…
PICs – Renegades honour fallen classmates

The High Prairie Renegades and Bantam Outlaws football teams honoured fallen schoolmates John Linteris and Montana Blackwell at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade Aug. 1. The two passed away during an accident on July 29 at Randall’s Beach.…
Stay cool this summer while limiting energy consumption

For many homeowners, summer is all about staying cool. But that comfort comes with a hefty price tag. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, air conditioners cost homeowners more than $29 billion a year in energy costs. While that’s…

Spotlight Staff Senator Betty Unger welcomes recommendations of outstanding Albertans to receive the Senate of Canada 150 Medal. The medal celebrates the sesquicentennial anniversary of the first sitting of the Senate on Nov. 6, 1867 and was created to give…

Richard Froese South Peace News Voters in Big Lakes County can cast their votes early in municipal elections this October. At its regular meeting July 26, council set an advanced poll for Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…
Prairie River Gas opens in new location

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Gas Co-op Ltd. has relocated to a larger site in High Prairie. “It provides more space for us,” says Roger Bjornson, the manager since 2009. Prairie River Gas opened July 17 at its…

Richard Froese South Peace News The question of allowing sea cans in hamlets in Big Lakes County will be decided in the coming months after consulting with residents. At its regular meeting July 26, council debated the pros and cons…