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COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 15, 2021

As of January 15, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 785 new cases since Jan. 14. There are 158 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 14. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
Rehn booted from UCP; will have to sit as Independent

Jason Kenney posted this on Facebook the morning of Thursday, Jan. 14. Jason Kenney: “The most important job of a Member of the Legislative Assembly is to represent his or her constituents. It has become clear that Lesser Slave Lake…
COVID-19 UPDATE – January 13, 2021

As of January 13, Alberta Health confirmed 875 new cases in Alberta since January 12. There are 125 new cases in the North Zone since January 12. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone in the last…

Susan Thompson / Chris Clegg South Peace News The mayor of Grimshaw has made a public comment after a man was spotted wearing what appears to be a KKK hood in front of the Grimshaw Post Office. Mayor Bob Regal…
COVID-19 Resources – Updated September 9, 2020

Listed below are links to available resources for Albertans during the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis, a list of symptoms, and Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy. If you would like to see other resources please send us a comment. COVID-19 School Status Map Overview…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 14, 2021

As of January 14, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 967 new cases since Jan. 13. There are 174 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 13. There has been 3 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
Rehn’s resignation demanded

MLA accuses Slave Lake council of ‘sowing political division’ Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Slave Lake town council took the unprecedented step last week of calling for Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn to resign. In an open letter posted…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Make no mistake about it! The Town of High Prairie is unhappy but willing to give Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn a second chance. Council held a special meeting Jan. 7 and discussed the Rehn…
PIC – ‘Snow business like snow business!’

Arras Marshall, 5, of High Prairie, enjoys some sledding during a warm, sunny afternoon Jan. 6. The hill just east of the High Prairie School Division Learning Centre in the town’s east end is a popular sport for families and…
PIC – A matter of time!

The snow on the roof of O’s Treats in High Prarie made for a rare scene in early January. It did not last long.
Obituary – William [Billy] Masyk

William Masyk was born Sept. 1938 and left us Jan. 5, 2021. Bill was predeceased by: his parents, Paul and Jenny Masyk; his brother Joe and his brother-in-law Dave. He is survived by: his sister Helen; his sister- in-law Christine;…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 12, 2021

As of January 12, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 652 new cases since Jan. 11. There are 107 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 11. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
Rehn admits ‘poor choices’ on Facebook

Editor’s note: Following is Pat Rehn’s Jan. 5 Facebook post: “I was elected in part because of my logging, sawmilling and crane experience that goes back decades in the riding of Lesser Slave Lake and Alberta. The previous NDP government…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A long-time Conservative who quit the UCP party executive late last year says Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn and the party cannot recover from the recent controversy. “No!” he emphatically replied to the question Jan.…

Jeff Burgar Two weeks ago, you might have said, if the name came up, “Pat who?” Now? Well, he apologized for his trips out of country and his Christmas photo from Mexico, even while telling his people ‘Save Lives. Stay…