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Pastor Terry Goerz, Redeemer Lutheran Church Psalm 24: 3–5 “Who may ascend the hill of the Lord? Who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul…
The Page – February 12, 2020

It was the good old days. Church halls were filled with happy campers playing bingo. Then bingo turned into big business. Big bingo halls sprouted across Alberta. Bingo was on every night. Progressive bingo packed the halls and spilled out…
Province ‘softens the blow’

Government defers rural policing payments Susan Thompson South Peace News Rural municipalities will have some time to come up with the money for new policing costs. In a letter dated Jan. 20, Minister of Justice Doug Schweitzer wrote to Rural…
Vaping: clearing the air about hazards

Richard Froese South Peace News Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie learned about the negative health hazards of vaping during presentations Feb. 3-4 by Alberta Health Services. “The long-term effects of vaping are still unknown,” says…

Joe McWilliams For South Peace News How about stocking Mitsue Lake with walleye and perch? It’s one of the proposals the fisheries management people are proposing, hoping for feedback from anglers. Other such ‘fish transfers’ were on the table during…
HP Atoms dispose of arch-rivals in Provincial play

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie Atom A team has taken the first step towards Provincial qualifying after sweeping Slave Lake in a two-game total goal series. High Prairie defeated Slave Lake 4-3 Jan. 30. Coupled with their…
Food bank scores with Red Wings

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and District Food Bank has scored big with the High Prairie Red Wings’ junior A hockey club. Local fans generously donated to the food bank in the Food Bank Frenzy Home Stand…
A blip on the radar!

Coach optimistic despite 2 losses Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are optimistic to end their first season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League on the winning track. After losing two games in a…

Richard Froese South Peace News Alberta Health Services [AHS] is recruiting northern Alberta residents to become members of a new Addiction and Mental Health Parent and Family Advisory Council. AHS seeks people who have lived experiences with child and youth…

H.P. court docket Feb. 3, 2020 Judge R.B. Marceau A young man charged with impaired driving twice within a few months is off the road for two years. Donavin Jade La- boucan, 24, of Cadotte Lake, was fined $3,900 after…
Joussard School elects school council president

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Hello from Joussard School. My name is Samara Laboucan and I will be the reporter here for South Peace News for the month of February. We were all looking forward to five days off of school…
Little Martian hats soon to appear at HPE

Alison Siegfries HPE Reporter This is Alison with our High Prairie Elementary School news of the week, for the South Peace News report. Feb. 20, come and join us from 4-6 p.m. for a fun family evening of Literacy/Numeracy activities…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division is taking steps to protect students and staff from the coronavirus issue. A statement from HPSD was issued Jan. 31 in a news release. “We have been closely monitoring the novel…

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 – February 12, 2020…

Chris Clegg South Peace News This Family Day weekend on Feb. 16, the McLennan Parks and Recreation Board Frosty Family Fun Run & Walk will be held in conjunction with the Smoky River Runners. It marks the third year the…

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 – February 11, 2020…