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Fire ignites in old High Prairie hospital.

September 18, 2019 Fire broke out in the old High Prairie Health Complex in the early afternoon of Sept. 18, 2019. Crews from High Prairie Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call around 1:50 p.m. Fire was contained to a…
Motor vehicle accident east of High Prairie

Chris Clegg South Peace News No injuries occurred after a driver hit a guard rail east of High Prairie on Highway 2 Sept. 17, causing a semi-truck to burn. High Prairie RCMP Cpl. Brent Lawson says police expect to lay…

Today in High Prairie – September 20, 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…

Today in High Prairie – September 19, 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…
‘Whitefish Strong’ sends message

Chris Clegg South Peace News Whitefish Lake First Nation is doing everything it can to take back its community from the growing drug, addictions and violence problems. With full support from chief and council, a “Taking back our Community” walk…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Planning for the annual High Prairie & Area Chamber of Commerce Gala highlights the agenda of the meeting Sept. 19 at noon. President Barry Sharkawi says plans for the annual event will be discussed at…
Upgrades at HP Airport in final stages

Richard Froese South Peace News A project to extend the runway at High Prairie Airport and widen the main access road is heading into the final stages. “I expect work to be complete in the current construction season,” says Delon…

Jeff Burgar Bianca Andreescu is fantastic! A 19 year-old powerhouse of a player against another powerhouse of a player, Serena Williams. Neither is a willowy wisp. Both are pure shock and awe. Wow! It’s been said many times, in this…

Jeff Burgar Will Arnold Viersen love this column? Perhaps. Perhaps not. No matter. If you don’t know who Arnold is, shame on you. Unless you are in Grade 4 or less in school, or sitting in the nursing home fighting…

Temple Grandin is, to me, one of most important figures of our time. Ninety per cent of the slaughterhouses in the States were designed by her and she is a tireless advocate for people with autism. Why you may ask?…

Lay Minister Joseph L’Heureux The burning bush that our Lord used to get Moses’ attention piqued his curiosity and God was able to begin a conversation and relationship with him. [Exodus 3:1-6] What strange phenomenon is God or Jesus using…
PIC – ‘Victory’ for church

High Prairie Victory Life Church burned its mortgage on its property on 52 Avenue during a special service Sept. 8. Pastor Luc Portelance did the honours, burning the papers for the mortgage. About 100 people attended the celebration. The congregation…
The Page – September 18, 2019

Last week, on Sept. 11 to be exact, was the 18th anniversary at what is now known as 9/11. This is, of course, the attacks on the New York World Trade Center twin towers and the nearby Pentagon by terrorists.…

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 – September 18, 2019…
Suicide prevention resources published

Peavine Metis Settlement consulted in the project SPN Staff Two new graphic novels developed for First Nations and Métis youth will help start conversations about suicide prevention. More than 100 Indigenous youth from across Alberta shared their stories in the…
Falconry an ancient (but inefficient) form of hunting

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader In answer to the question “would hunting with a falconry bird increase my chance for success?” Alberta Falconry Association (AFA) frequently asked questions (FAQ) says,“ No! Next to throwing stones, falconry is probably the least efficient…

Courtesy Alberta Environment & Parks For the 2019 hunting season Alberta Environment and Parks has implemented regulation requiring mandatory harvest and effort reporting on all special hunting licenses purchased. It will soon be easier to complete Harvest and Effort reporting!…