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H.P. court docketApril 29, 2024Justice S.P. Hinkley A young woman will pay a couple hundred dollars in fines after not telling police the truth when officers asked her questions. Thea Dawnn Laboucan, 30, was fined $200 after pleading guilty to…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Three people are facing serious criminal charges after being charged after an incident where gunshots were fired at Atikameg. High Prairie RCMP reports on April 19 they received a report of gunshots at a residence in…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Nampa lumber and building supplies company will pay a unique penalty of more $100,000 related to a workplace injury. Boucher Bros. Lumber Ltd. pleaded guilty to one charge under the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)…

H.P. court docketMarch 25, 2024Justice J. Maher A Driftpile man will be digging deeper into his pockets to pay more than $2,500 in fines after pleading guilty to two driving charges.Tyler Hays Laboucan was fined $2,500 for driving a motor…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man charged with arson in connection with a fire that damaged the historic St. Bernard Mission Church in May 2023 was sentenced in court last week on another charge. Gerald Kenneth Capot, 50,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A young High Prairie woman charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a seven-month-old boy in October 2022 will go to trial in early 2025. Kyra Renee Backs is scheduled for trial Jan.…

H.P. court docketFeb. 26, 2024Justice S.P. Hinkley A man who failed to register himself in a sex offender registry will spend more time behind bars.Dennis Andrew Sawan, 46, of Whitefish Lake, was handed a global sentence of 40 days after…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a Sucker Creek man in November 2021 will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Travis Myles Melnyk, 42, was sentenced…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A young man who damaged several vehicles and ran over the hand of one of the owners during an incident near Kinuso in 2022 will spend just over two years in a federal prison. Devon Lee…

H.P. court docketJan. 29, 2024Justice S.P. Hinkley A man hunting illegally in the High Prairie region has been fined more than $1,500.Petar Spanovic, of Lethbridge, was fined $1,500 for possession of wildlife or exotic animal and $200 for unauthorized hunting…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A High Prairie woman charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a seven-month-old boy in October 2022 is still waiting for her trial dates. Kyra Renee Backs is scheduled to next appear in…