Seniors enjoy medal haul

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie seniors once again showed what it takes to compete on the national stage after winning medals in several events at the Canada 55+ Games in Saint John, N.B. Athletes won medals in darts,…
Lady Rebels bring gold back to Driftpile

Chris Clegg South Peace News They did it the tough way but it made winning so much sweeter. The Driftpile Rebels girl’s fastball team won the Alberta Indigenous Games Fastball Intermediate Class in Edmonton Aug. 16-17. After losing their first…
Outlaws still pushing for first victory

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws scored a late touchdown as the home team lost 20-8 to the Grande Prairie Norsemen in Peace Country Bantam Football League action Sept. 8. Austin Kerekanich ran in a touchdown from…
Community marks FASD Awareness Day

Richard Froese South Peace News International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Day on Sept. 9 was recognized in High Prairie with a community open house Sept. 7. “On this day, the Northern Association for FASD honours and shows appreciation for our…
VP, 5 teachers join E.W. Pratt staff

Richard Froese South Peace News E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie welcomes a new vice-principal and five new teachers this school year. Lyndsay Fleming is the new vice-principal. “I am excited about the new opportunity to be at E.W.…
County commissions new pump station

Richard Froese South Peace News A new water pump station to serve the Kinuso area was officially commissioned by Big Lakes County during a special ceremony Sept. 7. Reeve Ken Matthews and Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee cut a…
New seeking vice-presidency of Metis Nation

Callie Hermanson For South Peace News After 25 years, Region 5 President Bev New is in the running for the provincial vice presidency of the Metis Nation of Alberta. New says she is running to become vice president after becoming…
Fair showcases life-saving equipment

Chris Clegg South Peace News Unfortunately, all the effort they do year after year sometimes goes unnoticed and unappreciated. But not this year! The public was given a chance to see exactly what the High Prairie Health Care Auxiliary does…
5 new staff at St. Andrew’s

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie has welcomed a new vice-principal and four new teachers. Bob Nieman became the new vice-principal for junior and senior high and brings more than 17 years experience in a…
HPE welcomes new principals, teachers

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Elementary School has welcomed new principals and several new teachers on staff. Kim Corless was promoted to principal after serving as vice-principal the previous four years. “The High Prairie Elementary School family is…
Mini-golf tournament scores for Marigold

Richard Froese South Peace News Marigold Enterprises was supported during a mini-golf tournament Aug. 26 to raise funds and have fun. “About 20 people of all ages participated and everyone had fun,” says organizer Connie Sabo, a support worker at…
Outlaws optimistic for first victory

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws are more optimistic about recording their first-ever win as they enter their third season in the Peace River Bantam Football League. The Outlaws have lost 12 straight games during their first…
‘Think about the students’, says Davis

Richard Froese South Peace News Students are back in classes and on the buses; therefore, motorists are reminded to drive safely. “Think about the students,” says Harry Davis, director of transportation for High Prairie School Division. “When you see a…
Gospel Sing ends 4-year run

Richard Froese South Peace News After nearly four years, the Community Gospel Sing in High Prairie has come to an end. Held on the fifth Sunday of each month, the evening event was held at the Nazarene Church of High…
County nets $45,000 for tourism assessment

Richard Froese South Peace News Funding of more than $40,000 has been awarded to Big Lakes County to hire a consultant to conduct a visitor-friendly assessment to boost tourism. A grant of $45,000 was approved by Alberta Culture and Tourism…
Troster caps 5 medals at Provincials

Richard Froese South Peace News First-year High Prairie Dolphins swimmer Celine Troster owned the podium at Provincials winning four individual medals and one in relay. She made the medal haul at the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships, Aug. 17-19 in Edmonton…