Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and/or spneditor@outlook.com. What’s Happening Today – July 15, 2024 10 –…
Spirit reigns supreme at Kinuso!

Contrary to last year, a bright and warm sunny day greeted the Kinuso Rodeo Parade (aka Canada Day Parade) June 29. Many more entries than last year participated in what might have been the largest parade ever – about three…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A strategy to assess and replace road bridges in Big Lakes County has been finalized as part of a report on the level of services for the infrastructure. At its regular meeting June 26, council approved…
Joussard ‘drowns’ in red & white!

Weather was sunny and warm as Canada Day was celebrated in Joussard on July 1. The Joussard Community Association hosted an afternoon and evening of events for all ages. More than 40 bicycles were featured in the Canada Day Bicycle…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and/or spneditor@outlook.com. What’s Happening Today – July 14, 2024 Attend the…
Syniak promoted to chief of police at Lakeshore

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Lakeshore Regional Police Service has a new chief of police but it is a familiar face. Dean Syniak was promoted to chief of police April 1 to succeed Dale Cox, who retired after serving the top…
Hoedown Jamboree returns to Triangle July 25-28

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Plenty of music and fun will be on tap at the 11th annual Triangle Hoedown Jamboree set for July 25-28. Several hundred people are expected to attend the event at the Pioneer Threshermans Association grounds. A…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Peace River School Division trustee censured by the board Dec. 21, 2023 after breaching the board code of conduct has been ordered to apologize to an employee. At its regular meeting June 20, the school…
Driftpile Powwow celebrates heritage

June 14-16 Driftpile Cree Nation held its annual powwow. The event attracted hundreds of dancers and several drum groups to the powwow grounds along Highway 2. Rainy weather almost prompted organizers to move the event to the community hall but…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News News from the Government of Alberta that “High Prairie could not support a sustainable local chemotherapy program” is prompting one of the citizens who lobbied successfully for renal dialysis treatment in High Prairie to consider a…

Jeff Burgar Lately, both my laptop and my work computer are acting up. Familiar with the Windows ‘Blue Screen of Death’ that shows up when something is wonky? Usually, it’s just a reboot and back to playing solitaire. The really…

A man who did not reside where directed by authorities was sentenced to 22 days in jail after pleading guilty in Slave Lake Court of Justice June 19 to two counts of failing to comply with release conditions. Ryan Edward…

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NAPA donates $2,000 to upgrade beds

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie business has shown its community spirit with a generous donation to support the local hospital. NAPA Auto Parts donated $2,000 to the High Prairie Healthcare Auxiliary to replace more beds at the High…

A man released on orders to not consume any alcohol was caught red-handed and fined over $700 in Slave Lake Court of Justice June 19. Kody James Lee Lummerding pleaded guilty to failure to comply with probation. Court heard on…