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Chris Clegg South Peace News Two people have been identified who may be able to help with a homicide investigation at Red Earth Creek. Cpl. Laurel Scott, RCMP Media Relations Group, says the RCMP Major Crimes Unit is no longer…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – December 10, 2019…

Big Lakes County council approved a program to enhance a wolf bounty at its regular meeting Nov. 27. A story in the South Peace News on Dec. 4 incorrectly stated that council and administration found the wolf bounty ineffective. “That…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – December 9, 2019…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – December 8, 2019…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – December 7, 2019…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – December 6, 2019…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – December 5, 2019…
PICs – Double the pleasure

High Prairie and Peace River both held Light-Up celebrations Nov. 29 featuring a Santa Claus Parade and other activities. Businesses as well as shoppers took advantage of special sales to get a jump on local Christmas shopping.

Richard Froese South Peace News One of two youths charged in connection with a fire at the old High Prairie hospital in September is admitting fault to the crime. Both teen males, 15, did not appear when the matter returned…
STARS receives $2M boost

Susan Thompson South Peace News STARS air ambulance has had a good fundraising year thanks to a sold out lottery, but is still facing some funding uncertainty. The air ambulance service is a critical way for those living in rural…

The Festival of Trees celebration begins at the High Prairie Hospital Dec. 4 from 6-8 p.m. Hospital department staff have decorated a few dozen Christmas trees and other decorations have been placed in the main hallway. The first open house…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen is asking constituents to consider sending a Christmas card to members of Canadian Armed Forces who are going to be away from family in the coming weeks. “Around…
Viersen’s goal: defeat Trudeau!

Chris Clegg South Peace News Newly-elected MP Arnold Viersen is promising to work for the betterment of all sectors of the economy. “I will continue to fight for forestry, farming and the oil and gas sectors that are the heartbeat…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County residents can put in their two cents worth as council prepares to finalize an interim budget for 2020. At its regular meeting Nov. 27, council set a special budget meeting for Dec.…

Jeff Burgar We love telling stories. Some are golden oldies. Some from other places. We hope you all get a chuckle out of them. Our latest starts off with an observation many decades ago there was a trick to getting…