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St. Andrew’s art on display

Chris Clegg South Peace News Artwork from St. Andrew’s School and E.W. Pratt High School will be displayed during two exhibits at the High Prairie and District Museum before the end of June. St. Andrew’s Grade 6 students will display…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Beautification elects new chair Verna Ogg is the new chair of the High Prairie Community Beautification Association. Ogg was elected at the organization’s annual general meeting May 17. She replaces Linda Cox, who declined her…
Call for help extended

Food bank puts out call for donations in tough times Richard Froese South Peace News Shelves are empty of donations at the High Prairie and District Food Bank and the call is out to replenish the stock. “Our cupboards are…

H.P. court docket May 16, 2016 Judge D.R. Shynkar A High Prairie man was fined a few hundred dollars for being with a person he was not supposed to be with. William J. Biccum, 58, was fined $300, plus a…
Cunningham returns as Metis president

Richard Froese South Peace News Gerald Cunningham of East Prairie Metis Settlement has become the head of the provincial Metis Settlements General Council. He was elected president of the council and was sworn in on May 6. “I’m definitely excited…

Darius Willier, 6, of High Prairie, left, expresses joy as he dances in the Tiny Tots category. Aboriginal culture was celebrated in full colour at the second annual Bridging Our Communities High Prairie Traditional Powwow held May 14 at the…
Gift Lake teacher nominated for award

Curtis Walty For South Peace News Northland School Division No.61 (NSD) is pleased to announce that Andrew Bots, Gift Lake School teacher, has been selected as the division’s 2016 Edwin Parr Teacher Award nominee. The Edwin Parr Teacher Award recognizes…
Pratt flexes might at Divisional T&F Meet

Following are the High Prairie School Division Junior High School track and field meet results from May 16. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…

Stop by the South Peace News office to pick up your FREE copy of the South Peace News 2016 phone book! Located at 4901 – 51 Avenue, High prairie.  (Phone books will be available at other local businesses within the…

Debra Isert, Palliative Care Coordinator, [780] 523-6438. All of us need some guidance through the dark tunnel of grief: * Give yourself time to grieve. Grief does not neatly end when you return to work, or after two weeks or…
Joussard School – Joussard students make friends

Jorja Lewis-Willier Joussard Reporter Hi, there! This is Jorja Lewis-Willier once again with news from Joussard School. Everyone enjoyed the kickoff for Jump Rope For Heart. We learned how important exercise is to avoid strokes and heart attacks. We also…
THE PAGE – May 18, 2016

What’s the last thing a redneck says, just before he dies? “Hey, y’all! Watch this!” * * * * * * * * * No rain. No clouds. An awful lot of wasps. But mosquitoes are few and far between!…

Ken Melnyk, High Prairie Fire Chief Do you know what it means if you see a car or pickup truck with a flashing green light in the window? What do these lights mean? We are all used to seeing the…