Chris Clegg South Peace News South Peace News was informed of a robbery at gunpoint at the HP Esso store early Saturday morning. High Prairie RCMP are currently on the scene as of 7:30 a.m. South Peace News will try…

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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 – January 24, 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 – January 23, 2020…
PIC – The puck stops here!

High Prairie Red Wing goaltender Jeremiah Clarke makes one of his 35 saves in a 5-2 win over the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks at the Sports Palace Jan. 19. Barely seen behind Tomahawks No. 40 Danny McLean is Mikal Chalifoux.…

Chris Clegg Joe McWilliams South Peace News One High Prairie man is doing his part to help the drastic wildfire situation in Australia. High Prairie assistant fire chief Jason Cottingham was one of a few chosen in Canada to help…
Use of fireworks in High Prairie is illegal

Chris Clegg South Peace News No one wants to stop anyone from having a good time, but there are safety considerations to take into account. As a result, unknown to many, it is illegal to fire off fireworks in High…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It is illegal to sell fireworks in any store in High Prairie. A local merchant discovered that fact after being visited by Town of High Prairie fire chief Trevor Cisaroski. Cisaroski told council at its…
That’s the Scoop – Plenty to do to wipe away winter blues

Richard Froese, Reporter, South Peace News January is almost over and – hopefully – the freezing temperatures are passing us, too. After a busy Christmas season in December with many community events, the schedule of events pretty well shuts down…

Richard Froese South Peace News The monthly meeting of the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce has been rescheduled to Jan. 23. Chamber president Barry Sharkawi postponed the meeting from Jan. 16 due to extreme freezing temperatures. A new…

Richard Froese South Peace News Times for slower speed limits in school zones could be extended daylong across the High Prairie School Division. At its regular meeting Dec. 18, the HPSD board of trustees supported a request from the High…
School speed zones could be expanded

Chris Clegg South Peace News School zone speed limits in High Prairie may be changing making motorists slow down all day. At its Jan. 14 meeting, council decided to proceed with a bylaw to change the times citing safety considerations.…
A single law makes much more sense

Anyone familiar with me knows I am leery of too much government interference in anything. I’d rather practice bleeding than have government interfere too much with my daily life. In the case of school zone speed limits in Alberta, however,…

Jeff Burgar The Alberta government says the number of doctors across Alberta doubled in the past 20 years. Also, even though the population of Alberta has grown, the number of doctors per 100,000 grew even more. In 2001, there were…

Joe McWilliams What’s the most tedious topic of all? The weather! It’s a safe one, though. Maybe not as safe as it once was, what with that pesky climate change thing going around. But at least it’s something we still…

Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Dalhousie University, Courtesy of Troy Media Tim Hortons has had what is likely one of the strangest years in its history. Most of the iconic chain’s decisions in recent months have been…