Dog handler happy to be in HP region

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new police dog handler based with the High Prairie RCMP detachment is on the job. Const. Scott MacLeod and his German shepherd dog Jago arrived Aug. 25, making his home in Faust. “We are very…

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News On Sept. 16, Richard West Anderson, 24, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance in Slave Lake provincial court. Court heard on Aug. 17, High Prairie RCMP received a report that Anderson was in…
HP NLC campus nears completion

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Work to construct the new Northern Lakes College campus in High Prairie is getting closer to the end. “The project is 84 per cent complete,” says Paul Chaulk, NLC director of facilities and ancilliary services. Construction…

H.P. court docketSept. 14, 2020Judge J.K. Sihra An Atikameg woman will be spending another three weeks behind bars after pleading guilty to several charges.Lacey Jane Laboucan, 33, was sentenced to 81 days in jail on seven charges after appearing in…
Safety Patrol falls victim to COVID

Nevaeh CunninghamKarina MunosHPE Reporters This is Nevaeh Cunningham and Karina Munos with our High Prairie Elementary School news of the week, for the South Peace News. The staff and students are very glad to have Dayna Jarvis back in our…
COVID-19 UPDATE – September 21, 2020

As of September 21, Alberta Health has confirmed 465 new cases in Alberta in the last 96 hours. Sept 18=107, Sept 19=119, Sept 20=102, Sept 21=137. There are 46 new cases in the North Zone over the last 96 hours.…
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,”…