Today in High Prairie – November 17, 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! 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 – November 16, 2019…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A woman is dead following a collision at Salt Prairie Nov. 8. High Prairie RCMP report on Nov. 8, at about 1:30 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to a head-on collision involving a car and a…

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 – November 15, 2019…
PIC – Whitefish opens community hall

Whitefish Lake First Nation Chief Albert Thunder cuts the ribbon to officially open the Whitefish Community Hall on Nov. 3. Left-right are Councillor Darren Auger, Councillor Hughie Tallman, Chief Thunder, and Councillor Richard Laboucan.

Chris Clegg South Peace News For the third time in five years, the High Prairie Regals have ceased operations. The team informed North Peace Hockey League president Jack McAvoy of their decision in a phone call Nov. 8, then followed…
Harvesting plans presented

Richard Froese South Peace News Forest products companies operating in the High Prairie outlined their proposed harvesting plans at an open house Nov 5. West Fraser and Tolko Industries presented their proposed plans as part of the Lesser Slave Lake…
PICs – Students remember

The Grade 5 students at High Prairie Elementary School participated in the No Stone Left Alone program Nov. 5. Students went to St. Mark’s Anglican Church cemetery to lay a poppy on the gravestones of the High Prairie and area…
Community effort required to build hall

Chris Clegg South Peace News It was a long time coming and hailed as a terrific addition to the community. They were the two sentiments repeated many times when Whitefish Lake First Nation officially opened the $2.3 million Whitefish Community…

Richard Froese South Peace News The new Northern Lakes College campus in High Prairie is starting to take shape. Work crews started to erect glulam wooden framework on Oct. 31. “We will continue work to add the glulam and start…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The huge farm sale of Peyre Farms occurs tomorrow [Nov. 14} as the family-owned business downsizes dramatically. In all, 24 parcels of farmland comprising 3,356.92 title acres are up for sale and a multitude of…

Jeff Burgar Will a person experienced in tracking down somebody who shot a moose out of season be dealing with a domestic dispute? How about somebody who knows how to check a logging trailer for load safety now filling out…

Chris Clegg Let’s be honest. Is there any more silly celebration that dressing up in costumes and going door-to-door asking for candy? Sheesh! No matter, as long as people have fun in a safe way, who cares what others think?…

One by one, and together, thousands of our fathers and forefathers, sacrificed their lives, fighting for our freedom. Our right to live free, express ourselves, vote, choose, love, laugh, live happy. Inheriting the baton, the Baby Boomers have thrived and…

I am trying to hold onto my cool and find a constructive approach to our hotheads. The comment sections on news clips that have them are filled with stuff that even 22 Minutes debunks. No, I don’t approve of Jason…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division is taking steps to evaluate top decision-makers. At its monthly meeting Oct. 23, the board formed an ad hoc committee to develop a process to evaluate trustees and the superintendent, says…