HPE – Staff turn in lesson plans for spatulas

HPE Staff It’s time to visit the teachers! March 14-15 are Student Led Conferences/Parent-Teacher Interviews at HPE. Teachers will be happy to meet with you and your child on either day. Most teachers will be sending home appointment sheets for…

Richard Froese South Peace News Top senior high school basketball teams will be in High Prairie on March 10-11 as the E.W. Pratt Chargers host the women’s and men’s 2A Northwest Zones. Seven teams will compete in the women’s tournament,…

Pastor Keith Williams, High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church If you drove up to my house in a red truck and I said to you, “That’s a nice white truck you have,” you might reply that it’s red and white. We…
PIC – Piece by piece

Lindsey Caudron, 8, of Joussard, enjoyed building with blocks at Joussard Family Day Feb. 20. Of course, she had to fill up on a delicious breakfast first, comprised of pancakes, sausages, and beverages.

Chris Clegg Editor, South Peace News At the rate Alberta Health Services is moving to provide obstetrics services at the new High Prairie Hospital, it’s safe to say we will see Donald Trump praying at a mosque first. What a…

Richard Froese South Peace News Money for a farm safety program in local schools will not come from Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting March 1, council rejected a staff recommendation to support the Farm Safety Centre with a…

Spotlight Staff Boosting its mandate to build strong industry partners, Northern Lakes College recently signed a forestry partnership with the Metis Settlements General Council to provide forestry training to Metis from East Prairie, Peavine, Gift Lake and Paddle Prairie. The…
HPSD DIVISIONAL MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The Donnelly G.P. Vanier Vipers hosted the High Prairie School Division Men’s Basketball Tournament Feb. 17-18. Vanier won the title after defeating the Slave Lake St. Francis Falcons 70-65 in the gold medal game. Vanier advanced to the final after…
Town ready to annex land from county

Richard Froese South Peace News A quarter section of land north of the new High Prairie Health Complex could soon be annexed by town council from Big Lakes County. The annexation comes after the town and county agreed to transfer…
The Page – March 8, 2017

“Discover why some of the richest people in the world are not millionaires – they are volunteers.” – Jobail Barcelona “I always wondered why ‘somebody didn’t do something about that.’ Then I realized, I was the ‘somebody.’” – Joyce Flaugher…

Joe McWilliams You could say the topic of Second World War prisoner of war camps around here has gotten as much coverage as it deserves. I thought I was pretty much done with it, after a flurry of articles I…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County council has forgiven a Faust landowner for added costs caused by a water leak while a residence was unoccupied. At its regular meeting March 1, council approved a staff recommendation to forgive…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two people charged with first-degree murder in connection with the sudden death of an Atikameg man in January returned to court last week. Ivy Ardis Laboucan, 40, of Atikameg, and Blake Dwight Anderson, 21, of…
SARDA outlines objectives and vision for the future

Tom Henihan Spotlight SARDA’s AGM and Extension Event took place on February 21 from 8.30 am to 3pm at the Centre Chevaliers in Falher. The new board appointed at the meeting consists of Audrey Gall, (Chairman) – Brianne Brault (Vice…
Raiders, Saints win hoops titles

Prairie River wins record 12th girl’s title; St. Andrew’s boys conclude perfect season Chris Clegg South Peace News One team concluded a perfect season while another won its record 12th title. Those were the main stories at the Smoky River…