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Students learn best when in classroom Richard Froese Students are back in classes as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Although not all students are at school as some families chose to keep their children at home and learn online connected to…

Marco Navarro-Genie,Senior Fellow,Frontier Centre for Public Policy.Courtesy of Troy Media. The schizophrenic aspects of Canadian culture and their influence on governments’ behaviour are increasingly evident. The most palpable example lies in how we trampled, in fear, over memory and institutions,…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church Something that the secular world does not understand about Christians is that they continue to sin. Although Christians have the Holy Spirit in them to guide them, they also still have their sinful nature in…
The Page – September 16, 2020

“Benjamin Franklin told of a man who was so learned he could name a horse in nine languages. And so ignorant he went and bought a cow to ride on. They are still around, Ben. These days, we call them…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County will soon be able to alert residents about urgent and emergent situations. At its regular meeting Sept. 9, council agreed to purchase communication and alerting computer software through Voyent Alert at $2,800. “We…
PIC – Better than Timmies!

Former premier and current Opposition Leader Rachel Notley leaves Eva’s Café in High Prairie, followed by former Indigenous Relations minister Richard Feehan. Both toured the High Prairie area Sept 9.

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News People in the High Prairie region can get rid of their unwanted electronics thanks to an expanded pilot project. The High Prairie and District Regional Solid Waste Management Authority has partnered with the Alberta Recycling Management…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Métis Nation is wading into the debate regarding the toppling of statues of Sir John A. Macdonald. Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole is warning those who are tearing down the statues of the country’s founders…

By declining to increase ATCO’s franchise fee, power bills in High Prairie will not increase Chris CleggSouth Peace News High Prairie town council will not be increasing the franchise fee ATCO Electric pays for the right to do business in…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Town of High Prairie will be represented when the High Prairie and Area Business Support Network holds its first meeting in the near future. Council decided at its Sept. 9 meeting to appoint Councillor Debbie…
Pleasantview Lodge addition proceeding

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Plans to add seniors’ housing units to Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie are moving along. “The building is going ahead full steam,” says Heart River Housing CAO Lindsay Pratt, who updated Big Lakes County council at…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Village of Donnelly has approved its Bylaw Enforcement Officer Bylaw with the Town of High Prairie to provide services to the Village. The agreement is similar to the one High Prairie provides to the Town…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes council will be represented when the revived High Prairie and Area Business Support Network holds its first meeting in the near future. At its regular meeting Sept. 9, council appointed Faust Councillor Robert Nygaard…