COVID-19 UPDATE – September 17, 2020

As of September 17, Alberta Health has confirmed 146 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 16 new cases in the North Zone over the last 24 hours. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the…
COVID-19 UPDATE – September 16, 2020

As of September 16, Alberta Health has confirmed 295 new cases in Alberta in the last 48 hours. Sept 15=124, Sept 16=171. There are 28 new cases in the North Zone over the last 48 hours. There has been 0…
PIC – Superheroes come in all sizes!

The message says it all! Oliver Fors, left, and Alaina Stecik, stand in front of the wonderful board French teacher Magalie Frechette created at High Prairie Elementary School.
Former premier gets an earful

Notley tours area to speak with local governments Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Alberta NDP leader and former premier Rachel Notley spent a couple of days in the Lesser Slave Lake area Sept. 16-17. She called it “a listening tour,”…
News Briefs – September 16, 2020

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Fire department numbers down High Prairie Fire Department deputy fire chief Michael Caron attended the Sept. 8 meeting to present fire chief Trevor Cisaroski’s July and August reports in his absence.Cisaroski reported the department lost a…
PIC – Weed wonder?

Healthy and thriving plants are growing just fine, thank you, in the eavestroughs on the north side of the High Prairie Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre. Amazing how plants can get a foothold in any small patch of dirt and water.

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Red Earth Creek got more than they bargained for after responding to an accident Aug. 29. Cpl. Laurel Scott, Media Relations Group, says police responded a single vehicle collision on Highway 88 south of Red Earth…
Kinuso resident to be added to Wall of Fame

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A dedicated volunteer from Kinuso will be added to the Big Lakes County Wall of Fame in 2020. Roberta Hunt will be honoured at a ceremony at an upcoming council meeting. At its regular meeting Sept.…

Jeff Burgar There are news reports that one-third of Canadian restaurants might close their doors permanently by the end of this year. In America, some observers say the situation is actually much worse. Specifically, they expect more than two-thirds of…

Students learn best when in classroom Richard Froese Students are back in classes as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Although not all students are at school as some families chose to keep their children at home and learn online connected to…

Marco Navarro-Genie,Senior Fellow,Frontier Centre for Public Policy.Courtesy of Troy Media. The schizophrenic aspects of Canadian culture and their influence on governments’ behaviour are increasingly evident. The most palpable example lies in how we trampled, in fear, over memory and institutions,…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church Something that the secular world does not understand about Christians is that they continue to sin. Although Christians have the Holy Spirit in them to guide them, they also still have their sinful nature in…
The Page – September 16, 2020

“Benjamin Franklin told of a man who was so learned he could name a horse in nine languages. And so ignorant he went and bought a cow to ride on. They are still around, Ben. These days, we call them…