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Spotlight Staff Hunting Supplement Hunting is a popular hobby and sport enjoyed by millions of people across North America. Over the last 10 years, data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicates that more and more females are taking…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County may have a new CAO in place before the winter. At its regular meeting Aug. 24, council approved a staff recommendation to sign an agreement letter with Aplin Executive Search of Edmonton…

Richard Froese South Peace News Just one High Prairie resident will be honoured annually by the town on the citizens’ monument for outstanding service. At its regular meeting Aug. 23, Town of High Prairie council decided to limit the number…

Richard Froese South Peace News A parcel of county land for sale has gone without any takers. At its regular meeting Aug. 24, Big Lakes County council approved a recommendation to close the offer for land in Grouard for any…
CRC grand opening set for Oct. 1

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council will celebrate the grand opening of its new home Oct. 1. “We are hopeful that you are able to attend this event and celebrate our new building, which…
PICs – Back to school in Driftpile

Many pro-active promotions were featured at the Driftpile Back-to-School Health and Safety Fair on Aug. 23. Nine agencies and organizations were on display at the event sponsored by Driftpile Health Services at Driftpile Community Hall. Information on nutrition, bullying, drugs,…

Richard Froese South Peace News With the growing use of electronic communications, a higher demand for broadband was promoted during a roundtable with the local MP on Aug. 10 in High Prairie. “This will impact business in rural Alberta as…

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…