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 – February 17, 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 – February 16, 2020…

Editor’s note: Due to production error, some items normally included were inadvertently left off. Here is the complete listing. Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily…

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 – February 15, 2020…
Let’s go fishing!

Family Day Weekend – no fishing license needed. Check fishing regulations however for sizes and limits.

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 – February 14, 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 – February 13, 2020…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council is applying for a $200,000 grant to do an extensive study of the town’s water system to determine future needs. And it will not cost local taxpayers one red cent. CAO…
PICs – ‘Ruff’ day at Pleasantview

Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie celebrated dogs with its annual dog show Feb. 5. The audience of lodge residents and guests were treated to 15 dogs and their owners. “It’s fun and everyone enjoyed it,” recreation director Norma Deuchar says.
PIC – Slip, sliding away!

Trish Long slides down a manmade hill at Jaycee Park during Winter Walk Day Feb. 8. With her is a well-bundled up Leonard Laderoute. Winter Walk was hosted by Alberta Health Services.
With friends like this, who needs enemies?

The written comments in a letter Jan. 20 from Alberta Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer to Rural Municipalities of Alberta president Al Kemmere are insulting to every resident in Alberta who lives in a municipality under 5,000 population. As you know,…

Jeff Burgar In early spring last year, a group of about a dozen snowmobilers had paused for a break. It was on the south shore of Lesser Slave Lake. They were stopped, deciding if they should take a run out…

Jeff Burgar If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you choose? It is an interesting question for both young and old alike. In the end, most of us are just sort of leaves in the wind, happy…

Pastor Terry Goerz, Redeemer Lutheran Church Psalm 24: 3–5 “Who may ascend the hill of the Lord? Who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul…
The Page – February 12, 2020

It was the good old days. Church halls were filled with happy campers playing bingo. Then bingo turned into big business. Big bingo halls sprouted across Alberta. Bingo was on every night. Progressive bingo packed the halls and spilled out…
Province ‘softens the blow’

Government defers rural policing payments Susan Thompson South Peace News Rural municipalities will have some time to come up with the money for new policing costs. In a letter dated Jan. 20, Minister of Justice Doug Schweitzer wrote to Rural…