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H.P. court docketAug. 29, 2022Judge A.R. Chrenek An Atikameg man apologized for his unhealthy and unruly actions when he was sentenced in High Prairie provincial court Aug. 29.Dennis Andrew (Junior) Sawan, 41, was handed a global sentence of 150 days…
Man wanted for murder at Cadotte Lake

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Cadotte Lake man is wanted in connection with the murder of a fellow Cadotte Lake First Nation resident.On July 26, about 9:30 p.m., Peace River Regional RCMP was dispatched to Cadotte Lake after receiving a…

A former Northern Lakes College employee has pleaded guilty to two charges of fraud involving more than $285,000.Cindy Martin pleaded guilty in Slave Lake provincial court July 27 to fraud over $5,000, forging documents, and fraud under $5,000. She admitted…

A vandalism incident at the Falher Municipal Campground has been reported to police, who are searching for the culprit.Council heard at its July 13 meeting the incident occurred sometime the last two weeks.“The electric panel at the [campground] shelter had…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Several residents of the High Prairie region are waiting for trials related to charges in connection with an alleged illegal fish operation more than two years ago.David Rochon, of Faust, is scheduled for trial Sept. 2…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A man from the High Prairie region is off the hook on multiple charges in connection with an alleged illegal fishing operation more than two years ago.Charges against Louis Robert Bellrose, 86, were withdrawn by the…

Peace Regional RCMP are on the lookout for suspects in an arson case!RCMP Media Relations Officer Cpl. Gina Slaney says on July 6 at about 3:40 a.m., police responded to a structure fire at the old Alberta Forestry building at…

A 35-year-old High Prairie woman is one of two people facing charges after a break-in at a downtown business in Grande Prairie.Grande Prairie police report a business on the 11000 block of 100 Street was broken into June 26. After…

H.P. court docketJune 27, 2022Judge S.P. Hinkley A man wanting to stay in jail longer did not get his wish from the judge in High Prairie provincial court exactly as he requested.Cory Blaine Andrews was handed a global sentence of…

H.P. court docketJune 13, 2022Judge S.P. Hinkley A young Driftpile woman was fined a total of $4,000 after pleading guilty to several charges in High Prairie provincial court June 13.Mackenzie Rae Giroux, 23, was fined $2,500 for operating a vehicle…

High Prairie RCMP continue to ask for the public’s help in solving a historical homicide.On Monday, July 29, 2013, at approximately 12:46 p.m., High Prairie RCMP responded to a complaint of an unresponsive female outside of a residence in Atikameg,…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A man is facing serious criminal charges including second-degree murder after an incident June 5 in Slave Lake.Evan Dacey Alook, 25, faces charges in connection with the stabbing death of John Gabriel Constance Noskiye, 49, of…

On June 8, at approximately 1 a.m., Valleyview RCMP responded to a 911 call in the M.D. of Greenview near Valleyview, Alta.Officers arrived at the scene and met with a female who advised that a male had been at her…