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COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 14, 2021

As of April 14, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,412 new cases since April 13. There are 235 new cases in the North Zone since April 13. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 13. 14,038…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 13, 2021

As of April 13, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,081 new cases since April 12. There are 147 new cases in the North Zone since April 12. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 12. 13,865…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 12, 2021

As of April 12, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,136 new cases since April 11. There are 507 new cases in the North Zone since April 9. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 9. 13,753…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 8, 2021

As of April 8, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,429 new cases since April 7. There are 184 new cases in the North Zone since April 7. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 7. 13,417…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 7, 2021

As of April 7, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,351 new cases since April 6. There are 211 new cases in the North Zone since April 6. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since April 6. 13,325…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The physio department at the High Prairie Health Complex is not closing, despite the worst case of scenarios presented by the rumour mill last week. Instead, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the level of service was…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta are calling on the Government of Alberta to suspend new forestry legislation until concerns about impacts on inherent and Treaty rights are addressed. In December 2020, Alberta enacted Bill…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News High Prairie RCMP are investigating an incident where it appears some culprits were helping themselves to some free steaks and hamburgers. RCMP received a report regarding the death of a cow located on the side of…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a hot topic on the High Prairie & Area Discussion Board a few weeks ago, and now the Alberta NDP is wading into the debate. Local citizens were complaining about increasing utility bills with…
PIC – Lights, camera, action!

Upgraded traffic lights were installed in High Prairie at the intersection of Highway 2 and 50 Street on the west side of town on March 26. Although the lights are improved, the work did not include adjustments to the cameras…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A young woman from Gift Lake was sentenced on several charges related to an incident that the judge describes as similar to a home invasion. Hailee R. Laliberte, 21, was handed a global sentence of probation…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A young man charged with an armed carjacking Feb. 25 near Enilda will go to trial in two months. Jonah Chad Sawan, 25, of Slave Lake, appeared in High Prairie provincial court March 29 when his…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 6, 2021

As of April 6, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 931 new cases since April 5. There are 663 new cases in the North Zone since April 1. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 1. 13,243…
The Page – April 7, 2021

We don’t really want to really poke fun at a news / anchor / afternoon entertainment host, so we won’t name the person.But it was a chuckle last week when the host talked about how prices for everything from toilet…
Water Week poster winners announced

During the last few weeks, the Lesser Slave Watershed Council, Lesser Slave Forest Education Society, and Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation held a Youth Poster Contest to celebrate and promote Canada Water Week. In all, 35 entries were received. The…

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News For the second year in a row there won’t be a North Country Fair. The popular music festival, held annually on the weekend closest to the summer solstice in the Driftpile Valley, has fallen victim…