St. Andrew’s class celebrates 2022 commencement

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Achieving a major educational milestone, 19 graduating students at St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie were honoured at commencement ceremonies June 25.St. Andrew’s principal Marc Lamoureux called graduation a memorable moment.“It’s a milestone we often remember…
Busy ‘bees’ raise money for HPE activities

High Prairie Elementary School held its annual Spell-a-Thon May 17 and raised an incredible $11,096! Every student participates in the fundraiser, which not only raises money through pledges but helps give some incentive to students to further their education in…
Honey Festival chair praises all for job well done

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The popular Falher Honey Festival was back June 17-19 after being cancelled by COVID-19 restrictions the past two years.And the cloudy and rainy weather on June 18 did not dampen the spirits.“Overall, we are very happy…

H.P. court docketJune 27, 2022Judge S.P. Hinkley A man wanting to stay in jail longer did not get his wish from the judge in High Prairie provincial court exactly as he requested.Cory Blaine Andrews was handed a global sentence of…
Northern Trek aids fallen firefighters

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News For the fifth consecutive year, a firefighter from the Peace River area will run to raise funds for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation.Northern Sunrise County deputy fire chief Julien Bergeron has scheduled to run the 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 – July 6, 2022…
Saved the best for last!

During the school year, South Peace News has showcased students’ artwork at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School. On this page are some samples of their everlasting creativity. The end of the school year seems to be the beginning of…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Town of High Prairie has terminated the employment of newly-hired CAO Sherry Poole. Council made three motions at a special meeting July 4, the first day Poole was to begin work. The first was…

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 – July 5, 2022…
2 running for NDP nomination in Central Peace – Notley

The NDP Central Peace – Notley constituency association will hold a contested nomination meeting for the first time in almost 40 years to select an election candidate.The association announced June 21 that Megan Ciurysek and Lynn Lekisch are seeking the…
PR celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Peace River celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21 at the Treaty 8 Memorial. Many dignitaries attended and spoke of the importance of the day. It was also a time to remember and continue the healing process in the spirit…

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 – July 4, 2022…

Pat Rehn,MLA,Lesser Slave Lake I hope the month of June has been treating everyone in Lesser Slave Lake well.The month was full of welcome news for Albertans and that starts off with the particularly good information released by Statistics Canada…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A petition is circulating in High Prairie calling on council to repeal its motion to hire Sherry Poole as CAO.Town council voted to hire Poole by a 4-3 vote at its June 14 meeting despite hearing…
Sinclair declares intention to seek UCP nomination

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News The United Conservative Party leadership race isn’t the only hot story in provincial politics!Another one that popped up with a bang last week is the arrival on the scene of a contender for the UCP…