All Stories

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County is still determined to tap into a flow of government funding for a much-needed upgrade of a water project in Kinuso. At its regular meeting Aug. 24, Big Lakes County council learned…
Block party connects community

Richard Froese South Peace News Several service agencies advertised their programs to residents of a social housing neighbourhood in High Prairie at a block party Aug. 18. Heart River Housing hosted the event on Evergreen Drive between 76th Street and…
PIC – Pleasantview beautifully decked out

A new enlarged front deck at Pleasantview Lodge with a ramp and gazebo is enjoyed by lodge residents, left-right, Gordon Cunningham and Ivy Taylor enjoy the new ramps on the expanded deck in front of Pleasantview Lodge. Heart River Housing…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report for August 3-16 Pleasant View Lodge Bar-B-Q August 12, I was at a meet and greet with the seniors of Pleasantview Lodge for…
St. Paul’s Anglican Church celebrates 85 years in McLennan

Mac Olsen For South Peace News The St. Paul’s Anglican Church in McLennan is 85 years young, and the congregation converged there on Aug. 21 to celebrate the milestone anniversary. Father Leon Cadsap and Peter Clarke, the Rector’s Warden, led…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie town council will send a letter to the College of Surgeons to demand more physicians to the community. At its regular meeting Aug. 23, Town of High Prairie council decided to send a…

Spotlight Staff Schools across the country are getting ready to once again open their doors. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among them roaming classrooms, and parents can take steps to make the transition go smoothly. Kindergarten typically marks…

Richard Froese South Peace News Penalties for paying taxes late in the county will double after several months. At its regular meeting Aug. 24, Big Lakes County council gave final reading to penalty bylaw 11-2016, recommended by administration. While the…
Hunt aces hole in one in HP Open

Richard Froese South Peace News Local golfer Lee Hunt hit a hole in one during the 47th annual High Prairie Open at High Prairie and District Golf Club on Aug. 20-21. “I didn’t expect it to go in,” says Hunt,…
Town supports fight for Falun Gong

Richard Froese South Peace News Town council representatives showed its support against the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. Several practitioners from Edmonton were welcomed by Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox and Councillor Brian Gilroy as part…