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Chris Clegg South Peace News An East Prairie man has passed away after an off-highway vehicle accident July 18. Cpl. Deanna Fontaine, Media Relations Officer, Western Alberta District RCMP, says High Prairie RCMP were dispatched to a single off-highway vehicle…
UCP welcomes Rehn back into fold

Chris Clegg South Peace News Banished Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn is back in as a serving MLA for the United Conservative Party government. UCP caucus chair Nathan Neudorf made the announcement July 14. The UCP says since his…
Truck stop to be built at Driftpile

Chris Clegg South Peace News Driftpile Cree Nation has announced it will be building a truck stop on the reserve just off Highway 2. The announcement was posted on Driftpile Cree Nation’s Facebook page July 13. The full service truck…
RCMP charge 6 after pickup stolen

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie RCMP have concluded an investigation resulting in six people facing criminal charges. Cpl. Deanna Fontaine, Media Relations Officer, Western Alberta District RCMP, says on May 30 RCMP received a complaint of a theft…

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Chris CleggSouth Peace News A missing East Prairie Metis Settlement boy, 5, was found and returned safe to his appreciative parents. Cpl. Susan Richter, Media Relations Officer, Alberta RCMP Media Relations Group, says on July 14 at about 5:30 p.m.,…
PIC – Something brewing!

The Government of Alberta must be serious about the old High Prairie Health Complex demolition. A sign was placed on the south side of the grounds last week. Peace River MLA Dan Williams wrote High Prairie town council with the…
Treaty 8 law to ‘bring our children home’

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Treaty 8 First Nation chiefs and Elders from Treaty 8 communities met on July 11 at Willow Point near Sucker Creek First Nation to share their vision and ideas for the Treaty 8 Child Well Being…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man charged in a major fish-poaching operation will get to find out more about his charges in a few weeks. Louis Robert Bellrose, 85, appeared in Edmonton provincial court July 12 to set…
Notes from the Hill

Arnold Viersen,MP, Peace River – Westlock The problem The Fiscal Stabilization Program was created in 1967 to provide support to provincial governments when they experience a sudden and significant drop in revenue. It helps ‘stabilize’ a province’s finances by providing…
Big Lakes sells old fire hall for $1

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The old fire hall in Kinuso has been sold by Big Lakes County at a bargain price. At its regular meeting July 14, council approved a recommendation to sell the old fire hall for $1 to…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News No one disputes having a female doctor in High Prairie is a vital need, but how far is council willing to go to support the idea? It was a contentious question at council’s July 13 meeting…
PICs – Peers choose Anderson

Firefighter-of-the-Year award presented July 13 was a special evening in High Prairie town council chambers as the High Prairie Fire Department handed out several awards. Jennifer Anderson was named Firefighter-of-the-Year for her dedication and passion while serving the department. Fire…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Low water levels in the water storage reservoir and West Prairie River have the Town of High Prairie’s administration a bit worried. Council heard at its July 13 meeting that a water restriction will be considered…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Town of High Prairie’s face covering or mask bylaw will be in effect a little while longer. Council came within a whisker of repealing the bylaw at its July 13 meeting before Councillor Michael Long…