‘Silver’ lining to Saints’ season

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints junior girl’s volleyball team completed the season with a silver lining after finishing second in the northwest zone finals Nov. 2-3 in Peace River. The Saints lost to T.A. Norris of Peace…
CRC Radio Auction airs Nov. 18

Richard Froese South Peace News The annual High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council Live Radio/Webcast Auction returns Nov. 18 with more than 140 items to bid on. After being cancelled in 2017, the auction returns with strong community support.…
Wilderness camp grows in demand, ministry

Richard Froese South Peace News Support for High Prairie Wilderness continues to grow as more than $30,000 was raised during an evening with comedian entertainer Ben Crane at Triangle Hall on Nov. 3. “Thanks to the generosity of High Prairie…
County launches program to bolster region’s business

Richard Froese South Peace News The Big Lakes County Business Supports Program has been launched to help, grow and bolster business in the region. Big Lakes County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) designed the program to address findings from its June…
Two arrested, two still at large in Kinuso gun robbery

RCMP have arrested two people in connection with a break-in and firearms theft in Kinuso. The theft happened at 5:00 AM Tuesday, November 6th. Four people driving a late-model Ford pickup were captured on security cameras. The four, identified as…
PICs – Relive the war at the High Prairie Museum

The High Prairie and District Museum has an outstanding collection of artifacts from the wars. Drop by the museum during regular hours to take a look. It is indeed a walk back in time through the wars to see some…
Raiders settle for silver

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Raiders finished second in the High Prairie School Division boy’s volleyball championships hosted by the High Prairie school Oct. 27. The Raiders lost to Slave Lake Christian 15-25, 25-14, 11-15 in the final…
Saints retain junior high volleyball title

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints of High Prairie retained their crown as girl’s volleyball champions in the High Prairie School Division area. The Saints defeated Slave Lake Christian 25-18, 25-11 in the final of the seven-team tournament…
PICs – ‘Comforts of Home’ showcased by guild

Attendance was down due to nice weather and the completion of the late harvest, but organizers of the High Prairie Quilt Guild still hailed the 23rd annual show and sale Oct. 21-22 a success. Hundreds attended the two-day show at…
Prevost, Froese claim more horseshoe awards

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie continues to rise in the sport of horseshoe pitching. More awards were received by High Prairie citizens from the Alberta Horseshoe Pitchers Association. Ray Prevost accepted the Builder-of-the-Year Award and the Sportsperson-of-the-Year Award…
Outlaws win franchise’s first game

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws tasted victory for the first time in their third season in the Peace Country Bantam Football League as they blasted the Grande Prairie Raiders 64-0 on the road Oct. 20. “We…
It’s time to unlock tourism’s potential

Indigenous tourism has great potential, says advocate Richard Froese South Peace News A vast range of local Indigenous culture and history has great potential to enhance tourism in the High Prairie region. That’s the passion of Charmaine Willier- Larsen, area…
County rolls out transportation option

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County Family and Community Support Services now has a bus to call its own. FCSS unveiled its 12-passenger 2018 Ford Starcraft Allstar on Oct. 10 to use in the Big Lakes Transportation program.…
Library honoured for children’s programming

Chris Clegg South Peace News It was a terrific few weeks for the High Prairie Municipal Library. Not only did the library accept the Non-Profit Award from the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce Oct. 20, they took home…
Gala celebrates region’s success stories

Chris Clegg South Peace News Businesses and organizations throughout the region were honoured at the High Prairie & Area Chamber of Commerce’s Growing Together Gala Oct. 20. Fifteen plaques were presented to the winners in various categories by the chamber…