School News – Kindness Club collects for food bank

Cacey CunninghamLexi FlettHPE Reporters This is Lexi and Cacey reporting to you from High Prairie Elementary School.Grade 5s in Charlene Porisky’s Kindness Club helped raise money to contribute to HPE’s food bank donations. Alto- gether, the whole school collected 174…

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Tarzwell eager to curb rural crime

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie RCMP has welcomed S/Sgt. Bryce Tarzwell, who started as detachment commander on Dec. 13.He is committed to combat crime in the large detachment area.“Some of the areas of concern are rural crime and persons…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News First a smudging ceremony, now a blanket exercise is being scheduled for High Prairie town council.Council agreed at its Dec. 14 meeting to set up the blanket exercise, as part of its efforts to adhere to…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Northern Sunrise County has come through when it’s needed most.Peace Regional Restorative Justice received a donation of $20,0000 from Northern Sunrise County Dec. 14, 2021 so the organization can continue its much-needed programs and services.Program co-ordinator…

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Chris CleggSouth Peace News Whether or not High Prairie town council will record all its votes is a matter slowly winding its way through the process.Councillor James Waikle brough forth the matter at council’s Dec. 14 meeting. He questioned CAO…
AFPA warns power rates could soar

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Alberta Forest Products Association is warning Albertans that soaring energy prices are soon coming.“We see this as an issue that scares us,” said Brock Mulligan, AFPA senior vice president, who attended High Prairie town council’s…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Police in the High Prairie region reported fewer calls during the holiday season over Christmas and New Year’s from the year before.S/Sgt. Bryce Tarzwell says the stricter COVID-19 restrictions helped reduce the number of large parties…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A long-time supporter of STARS since 2008 is being asked to support the organization again.Glenda Farnden, foundation administrator for STARS, attended Northern Sunrise County’s meeting Dec. 14 asking for an annual $5,000 commitment from council for…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The new man in charge of the McLennan RCMP detachment as of Oct. 1, 2021 is asking citizens to help stamp out crime by being more involved.Sgt. Scott Ritchie attended council’s Dec. 13, 2021 meeting to…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Town of McLennan will be spending $14,380.36 plus GST to support Smoky River Regional Economic Development in 2022.Council approved the money at is Dec. 13, 2021 meeting but not without some reservations.“Not a very detailed…
St. Isidore Carnaval cancelled

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The popular Carnaval de St. Isidore planned for Feb. 18-20 has been cancelled over increased COVID-19 cases and growing concern of the Omicron variant.A full-scale event based at the St. Isidore Cultural Centre was called off…

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