The High Prairie South Peace News is an award winning regional weekly newspaper serving a large part of Northern Alberta, Canada.
The service area includes many communities, the largest being High Prairie, and Peace River, Alberta. To the east is Kinuso. North is Red Earth Creek and the Municipal Districts of Opportunity and Northern Sunrise. To the south is a vast woodland area. To the west is the Municipal District of Smoky River and communities of Falher, Girouxville, Guy, and McLennan
Communities within the news coverage area also include Triangle, High Prairie, Peavine, Gift Lake, Atkameg, Whitefish, Trout Lake, Peace River, Nampa, Jean Cote, Marie Rein, Grouard, Enilda, Kap’Weno First Nation, Sucker Creek First Nation, Joussard, Driftpile First Nation, East Prairie, Faust and Kinuso. The region includes Big Lakes County, the fourth regional government in the area.
The South Peace News began in 1962 and has published weekly every Wednesday, except for the week between Christmas and New Years, since then. In 2020, the South Peace News merged with the Falher Smoky River Express, which was a sister newspaper to the News since the 1970’s.
The South Peace News office is in downtown High Prairie.