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Fire at Tolko

Fire at High Prairie Tolko Friday morning, May 20. TOLKO released a statement on social media: “A fire started at Tolko’s High Prairie division at 5 a.m. MT on May 20, 2022. The mill was evacuated, and the local fire…

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 [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – May 28, 2022…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County Reeve Robert Nygaard has become a director on the board of the Community Planning Association of Alberta.He was elected a director for a four-year term by acclamation at the CPAA’s annual general meeting…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Central Peace – Notley MLA Todd Loewen is pleased to hear that Premier Jason Kenney has resigned as the leader of the United Conservative Party.Kenney announced May 18 he would resign as the leader, shortly after…

Chris Clegg Where does Alberta’s United Conservative Party go from here?Premier Jason Kenney announced May 18 he was stepping down after receiving a paltry 51.4 per cent of party faithful’s votes during a review. Technically, if you believe in 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 [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – May 27, 2022…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Municipal tax rates in Falher have increased by just over three per cent.At its regular meeting May 3, council adopted its mill rate bylaw for 2022.“This year’s mill rate is an increase of 3.6 per cent,”…
Students make medicine bags

Students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School have been busy making Maskihki Maskamot [medicine bags] with the help of Elder Joyce Hunt. Elk hide and beadwork meets paint, pencil and paper in Art class at Pratt as students explore…

Richard Froese Weather is warming up and another school year is winding down.Students will soon be out of class. High school graduation ceremonies will be back under the public spotlight after official full-scale celebrations the past two years were cancelled…

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 [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – May 26, 2022…
Pratt preparing Art Gallery for open house

High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School students are preparing for the upcoming Art Show, featuring recent works, as part of the school’s May 26 open house and barbecue from 5-7 p.m. Prospective students, caregivers and parents are all welcome. Attend…
Vanier robotics team places 4th in Alberta

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Two robotics teams from schools in High Prairie School Division competed in the Skills Canada Alberta Competition in the Grade 10-11 category April 26.Donnelly George P. Vanier Grade 11 students Raechel Regular and Christian Mencke finished…

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 [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – May 25, 2022…

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 [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – May 24, 2022…
Dedicated to serving the agricultural industry

Chris CleggSouth Peace News During seeding and harvest, when a farmer needs service, he needs it now.No one understands that better than Falher Fountain Tire manager Marc Gosselin.“We’re here to serve the farmers,” he says.“Farming is the backbone of Falher.…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Falher’s newest business is ready to celebrate!Although Simard Butcher Company opened in 2021, they are ready to celebrate a grand opening May 20 from 1-4 p.m. in its new premises at 004 Railway Ave. NE and…
Science fair projects receive passing grade

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three students from Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie are competing in the Canada-Wide Science Fair from May 16-20 in Fredericton, N.B., held virtually.Grade 8 students Olianna Stone and Abby Bilyk finished in the…