Richard Froese South Peace News Students in High Prairie School Division will showcase their skills in a robotics competition in mid-March. The second annual Robo Rumble is scheduled in High Prairie on March 11-12 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre.…
Shantz celebrates 90 wonderful years

Richard Froese South Peace News Longtime High Prairie resident Sylvester Shantz celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends. Shantz was honoured at a reception Jan. 11 at High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church. Looking back, he is blessed to reach…
HP NLC campus now one-third complete

Richard Froese South Peace News Temperatures around -40C has not stalled progress by work crews building the new High Prairie Northern Lakes College Campus. Work continues to progress on schedule and on budget for completion in the summer, says a…
Plans for gated community to be unveiled Jan. 22

Richard Froese South Peace News Plans for a new gated community for one-level homes for seniors proposed for High Prairie will be discussed at a meeting. Anyone interested is welcome to a meeting Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the…
Gift of tulips sent to Pratt as expression of thanks

Chris Clegg South Peace News The commencement ceremony at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School this spring will have a little more colour, thanks to an overseas country. The school recently received 75 tulip bulbs from the Netherlands. They were…
Red Wings clip Tomahawks

Chris Clegg South Peace News Tyrell Genier scored twice and added two assists in the third period as the High Prairie Red Wings broke a 2-2 tie and defeated the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks 5-2 at the Sports Palace Jan.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie Legionnaire Midgets continue their fine late season form after two more wins last weekend. High Prairie won 5-3 over Peace River in a game played at Falher Jan. 17, then they blitzed…
Red Wings shine in junior all-star game

Richard Froese South Peace News Four players from the High Prairie Red Wings were in the spotlight in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League All-Star Games on Jan. 11 in Ontario. Forward and Red Wing leading scorer Larry Yellowknee…
Red Wings drop a pair without their all-stars

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings suffered their first losing weekend since the junior A hockey team moved to High Prairie in early November. The Red Wings were clipped 7-1 by the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks…
Realtors optimistic market will rebound

Richard Froese South Peace News Housing and property sales in the Peace region are showing signs of steady growth for 2020 as business started picking up in 2019. Peace River realtor Layne Gardner says the market is slowly rising. “The…
Excessive idling not good for buses or air

Joe McWilliams For South Peace News Here’s a question: is there a good reason to run school buses [or any vehicle, for that matter] for hours before it gets used? That’s what one Slave Lake resident [who asked not to…

H.P. court docket Jan. 13, 2020 Judge D.R. Shynkar A Bigstone Cree Nation man will spend another week behind bars after abusing his former spouse. William Francis Gladue, 44, was sentenced to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to…

Richard Froese South Peace News A survey has been launched by High Prairie School Division to help the board develop the calendar for the next two school years. Students and other interested people are encouraged to complete the survey for…
Bitter cold doesn’t stop learning, fun at Joussard

Chanelle Loyie Joussard Reporter Hello from Joussard School! This is Chanelle Loyie, bringing you our news once again. It was so cold this week, that we didn’t have too many students in each class, but the ones who were here…