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Richard Froese South Peace News A man and a woman from High Prairie charged with attempted murder, will return to court next month. Craig Martin Downey, 43, and Sally E. Duquette, 34, appeared in High Prairie provincial court April 18.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Do you enjoy hiking for a good cause? Do you enjoy supporting a valuable organization and the services it provides? Then why not consider gathering pledges and participating in the 14th annual Hike for Hospice…

Re: True local health council desperately needed On April 19, an opinion article published in the High Prairie South Peace News [Clegg’s Corner] outlined concerns about the Lesser Slave Lake Health Advisory Council, and a perceived lack of support and…

Helping Our Students to Succeed wants to remind everyone “It’s OK to not be OK” during Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8. HOSTS also says there is help available for you and it’s never too late to take care of…

A dry winter and a dry spring has farmers on their fields early this year. That’s the good news. The bad news right across the board is low moisture levels and a fire season shaping up to be one of…

1962: Peace River jeweler Bud Dennis is elected to carry to Social Credit banner in the June 18 federal election. 1969: St. Mark’s Anglican Church observes the 60th anniversary of the church in High Prairie. G.A. Crawley, rector of the…

H.P. court docket April 18, 2016 Judge D.R. Shynkar A young man from Peavine will pay a hefty fine for celebrating a little too much at a family birthday party before driving away. Stanley J. Gauchier, 21, was fined $1,200,…

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor soccer will be back on local fields this week with a growing number of players. “Again, we have about 200 players signed up and eager to go,” says Angie Halverson, president of the High…

Richard Froese Spotlight A former police officer has joined the ranks of High Prairie School Division as safety officer. Michael Bourguignon became the safety and health officer in March after 13 years with the RCMP. “I consider it a rewarding…

High Prairie & District Palliative Care Society Debra Isert, Palliative Care Coordinator, [780] 523-6438. * People are forever changed by the experience of grief in their lives. We, as humans, do not ‘get over’ our grief, but work to reconcile…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie is one of 19 stops on Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee’s summer tour. Larivee, who is also MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, is touring Alberta to seek feedback on changes to the…

Submitted by HPE High Prairie Elementary School hosted the High Prairie School Division Hand Games Tournament April 15. Four schools participated in the event. Kinuso sent their elementary and junior/senior high teams. Joussard and High Prairie Elementary entered an elementary…
Joussard School – We are the champions!

Deigo Willier-Cardinal Joussard Reporter Hello! This is Deigo, the reporter for South Peace News from Joussard School, bringing you our news. Our whole school is very proud of our Hand Games Team. Five teams attended the tournament in High Prairie…
Award-winning author passes away

A man proud of his heritage, Larry Loyie lived a Cree life Larry Loyie had two dreams back in 2005. The first was to leave Vancouver and return to Cree country, the source and inspiration for his award-winning children’s books.…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, it is easy to get excited about the wrong things this week. Try not to be too reckless in your actions, and stick with someone like Libra to keep you grounded. TAURUS – Apr…