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Richard Froese, South Peace News People in Alberta who break public health orders during the COVD-19 pandemic now face a fine of $1,000. Premier Jason Kenney announced the enforcements March 25 in a news release at 3:45 p.m. “We must…

Editor’s note: The following news release is posted on the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division [HFCRD] website. At this time, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division [HFCRD] is prohibiting access to all playground equipment at all schools as a precautionary step…

With COVID-19 forcing many restaurants and food service establishments to minimize how they serve their clients, we asked around High Prairie, AB to see where you can satisfy those hunger pangs. UPDATED: March 27, 2020 – 11:45am Nado’s Pizzeria (click…

Richard Froese, South Peace News People in Alberta who break public health orders during the COVID-19 pandemic now face a fine of $1,000. Premier Jason Kenney announced the enforcements March 25 in a news release at 3:45 p.m. “We must…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The number of COVID-19 cases in the High Prairie area remains at five. Statistics from Alberta Health Services released March 25 again reported the number of cases at five, which has been so for several…

Following is a transcript of the post made by Town of High Prairie Mayor Brian Panasiuk March 25 as provided by the mayor: Covid-19 Pandemic Update #3 – March 25, 2020 There are now 5 confirmed cases of Covi-19 within…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The number of COVID-19 cases in the High Prairie area remains at five. Statistics from Alberta Health Services released March 24 again reported the number of cases at five, which has been so for several…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Because there is no benefit to citizens, High Prairie town council decided last night [March 24] to not declare a state of emergency due to the COVD-19 pandemic. Mayor Brian Panasiuk brought forth the matter…

SPN Staff Alberta Health Services updated the COVID-19 situation on March 23 at 5 p.m. “All Albertans need to work together to overcome COVID-19,” says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of staff. “The most important measures that Albertans…

SPN Staff Alberta Health Services has changed priorities for testing people for coronavirus (COVID-19). Travellers who returned to Alberta after March 12 and have mild symptoms will no longer be tested for COVID-19, says an AHS news release March 23…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Canada Post has reduced its hours at the local post office but set aside special times for Elders and the immune compromised. Effective immediately, Canada Post is open from 9:30-10:30 a.m. each day Monday to…

Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and…

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 – March 28, 2020…

Editor’s note: Posted on the Northland School Division Website March 27. [March 27, 2020] – Northland School Division is pleased to release additional information on its Continuing Student Learning Plan. The plan aligns with Alberta Education’s guide for continuing student…

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 – March 27, 2020…

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 – March 26, 2020…

SPN Staff Alberta Health Services updated the COVID-19 pandemic situation on March 24 at 3:30 p.m. “Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19,” says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of staff. All Albertans…

Richard Froese South Peace News Several volunteers have been inspired to help higher-risk and vulnerable people in the High Prairie region during the worldwide coronavirus [COVID-19] pandemic. A church and four residents are extending their hands to help people in…
PIC – None to be found!

Shelves were emptied of many items at High Prairie Freson Bros. and High Prairie Super A on March 17. Above, at Freson Bros., there was no bathroom tissue to be found. Both stores did not anticipate any disruption of delivery…

Pearl Lorentzen For South Peace News Dr. Kathryn Koliaska is a medical officer of health in the Alberta Health Services Health Zone. In a phone interview on March 18, she spoke about COVID-19. “The virus doesn’t pick and choose,” Dr.…
Food shipments continue

No disruption of deliveries expected, say Freson Bros., Super A Chris Clegg South Peace News Both of High Prairie’s major food stores anticipate no problem replenishing their shelves after increased sales this past week. Freson Bros and High Prairie Super…