Food shipments continue

No disruption of deliveries expected, say Freson Bros., Super A Chris Clegg South Peace News Both of High Prairie’s major food stores anticipate no problem replenishing their shelves after increased sales this past week. Freson Bros and High Prairie Super…
HP Food Bank still serving clients

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and District Food Bank has reduced services during the COVID-19 pandemic. “To help prevent the spread of the virus, the food bank has put preventive measures for staff, volunteers and clients effective…
Slave Lake hosts 4-H East Peace Speakoffs

Pearl Lorentzen For South Peace News All four 4-H groups in the Slave Lake and High Prairie areas competed in the East Peace District Communications Competition March 7 at the Slave Lake Legion. Northern Lights, the Slave Lake 4-H club,…
HPE, Vanier rule Robo Rumble

Richard Froese South Peace News Students from High Prairie and Donnelly schools ruled at the second annual Robo Rumble robotics competition March 11-12 for High Prairie School Division. Elementary students in Grades 3-6 were added to the event in High…
Food shipments continue, say Freson Bros and HP Super A

Chris Clegg South Peace News Both of High Prairie’s major food stores anticipate no problem replenishing their shelves after increased sales this past week. Freson Bros and High Prairie Super A officials both say it’s businesses as usual but things…
‘Aggravating’ factors prompt sentencing delay

Richard Froese South Peace News A 15-year-old male who admitted to starting a fire at the old High Prairie Health Complex in September 2019 will have to wait another eight months to find out his fate. A sentencing hearing set…
Town of HP posts information on Facebook, Web

Chris Clegg South Peace News A plan must be in place locally for the Town of High Prairie to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, says the High Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce president. Barry Sharkawi attended council’s meeting March…
‘Underpaid’ councillors hear from public

Tough economic times is not the time to consider more than doubling honorariums Chris Clegg South Peace News A proposal to more than double High Prairie town council’s honorarium was unanimously denied by council at its March 10 meeting after…
The tradition continues!

Richard Froese South Peace News A tradition to read the Bible the week before Easter returns. St. Mark’s Anglican Church in High Prairie continues the tradition to read through the Bible from Palm Sunday, April 5 to Maundy Thursday, April…
Students, staff fast for a good cause

SPN Staff Six students and several supervisors from Prairie View Outreach and E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie, showed their commitment to taking a stand to end violence against women and children by participating in the Moose Hide Campaign’s…
Playoffs shut down

Richard Froese South Peace News The playoff run for the High Prairie Red Wings is over just as it started. Officials of the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League pulled the plug on the West Division playoffs March 13 over…
Forestry fair plants seeds for students

Richard Froese South Peace News Career opportunities in the forest industry were presented to junior high school students at a forestry career fair March 3 in High Prairie. Employers and industry partners presented options in the fair at Edmo Peyre…
Chamber presents petition to MLA

Richard Froese South Peace News A petition urging the provincial government to level the old High Prairie hospital was presented to the local MLA on site. Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn accepted the petition with 527 names March 6…
‘Our plan is working’ says MLA Rehn

Chris Clegg Joe McWilliams South Peace News The Alberta Budget delivered Feb. 27 will bring down the province’s deficit by $1.2 billion, and that is a good thing, says Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn. “Our plan is working,” he…
Legionnaires sweep Valleyview to win title

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie Legionnaires’ captain Harlan Noskey must be very proud. In his absence due to a medical condition, his teammates rallied to win the All Peace Minor Hockey League Midget Tier 2 title March 7…
Top 10 PRJH Science Fair projects recognized

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Junior High School students were rewarded for a job well done at the High Prairie school’s science fair Feb. 13. Awards were presented Feb. 27. Forty-four Grade 9 students participated. “The judges felt…