Tape for Tyra raises $3,500+

St. Andrew’s family rallies to aid of student with rare blood infection Richard Froese South Peace News A young student with a blood infection was supported by her school mates with a special fundraiser Jan. 20. Grade 7 student Tyra…
Happy 150th birthday, Canada!

Residents at Pleasantview Lodge celebrated the 150th anniversary of Canada with special cupcakes on Jan. 24 hosted by the High Prairie Royal Purple Elks. Past Honoured Royal Lady Colleen Greer honoured and thanked the seniors for their contributions to make…

Spotlight Staff The Seniors Home Adaptation and Repair Program (SHARP)helps seniors update their homes so they can maintain their independence and stay in their communities close to friends and family. “Seniors built this province and they deserve to retire in…

Richard Froese Spotlight A provincial program to recruit healthcare professionals in rural areas is growing and invites ideas from citizens on how to better serve their health needs. For a quarter of a century, the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan…

High Prairie RCMP have arrested the last man wanted in a homicide investigation. RCMP confirmed the arrest of Patrick Letendre, 24, of Atikameg, who was arrested Jan. 27 without incident. Letendre remains in custody on a charge of second-degree murder…
Joussard School – students enter poetry contest

Ralph Giroux Joussard Reporter Greetings from Joussard School! This is Ralph Giroux bringing you the news again. Our kindergarten students have certainly been enjoying the warm weather and the soft snow that is just perfect for making things. They are…
HPE – Grade 5 students carve soapstone

Liam Bilyk Joshua Strebchuk HPE Reporters Hi! This is Liam Bilyk and Joshua Strebchuk from High Prairie Elementary School with this week’s South Peace News report. In Science, Grade 6M has been learning about our sky. They created great Google…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County will file a submission to the Alberta Electoral Boun- daries Commission. At its regular meeting Jan. 11, council approved a staff recommendation to send a written submission to the commission. Reeve Ken…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly meeting Feb. 1 at noon at the town office. “We’ll update members on our search for a part-time executive director,” president Tracy Sherkawi says.…

Richard Froese South Peace News A pilot project to provide transportation for seniors to attend medical appointments in Grande Prairie is set to hit the road in the coming weeks. “Tentative start date is mid-February,” says Louise Myre, manager of…
High Prairie undefeated at Whitecourt tournament

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie novice team won four straight games and first place at a 10-team tournament in Whitecourt Jan. 14-15. Asher Cunningham scored three goals in each game to lead the team. High Prairie defeated…
Larson lights up winless Knights

Chris Clegg South Peace News Close but not quite good enough. It’s the same story all season as the Kinuso Knights fell just short in their home game against the Prairie River Raiders from High Prairie Jan. 18. The Knights,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Make it six straight wins to start the season for the High Prairie St. Andrew’s Saints boy’s basketball team. The Saints outgunned the hometown Donnelly G.P. Vanier Vipers 73-53 Jan. 18 to remain the only…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The St. Andrew’s Saints continue to win games. The girl’s basketball team won 31-14 at Donnelly Jan. 18 against the G.P. Vanier Vipers to run their record to 5-1, good enough for a first place…
Knights in first after win over PRJH

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Kinuso Knights girl’s basketball team is in a place they have never been before. After their hard-fought 29-27 win over the visiting Prairie River Raiders Jan. 18, the team finds itself in a first…

Lay Minister Joseph L’Heureux This year, 2017, marks the 100th anniversary of Mary’s appearances at Fatima, Portugal. Let’s take a look at how God through our Lord Jesus Christ, His mother Mary and His angels, are always looking out for…