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Chris CleggSouth Peace News The man who challenged the legality of the Town of High Prairie’s Oct. 18, 2021 municipal election has withdrawn his action.On the advice of his lawyers, Barry Sharkawi withdrew his claim. The action did not proceed…

SPN Staff Tyrone Paul Burt Isadore, 34, from Driftpile First Nation, appeared in Slave Lake provincial court Jan. 5 via closed circuit video from Peace River Correctional Centre.Isadore pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine for trafficking, resisting a peace officer,…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Whether or not staff should get vaccinated at Manoir du Lac is not an issue McLennan town council will get involved in.“I don’t feel we should get involved,” said Councillor Sue Delaurier after reviewing a letter…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News McLennan town council is pleased there was plenty of recent interest in serving on the Town of McLennan’s Library Board.Council appointed five members at its Dec. 13, 2021 meeting including Chelsea Hausler, Tom Henihan, Yvonne Johnston,…
Webinar to teach how to be better stewards of land

Kate Lovsin,Watershed Coordinator,Lesser Slave Watershed Council. The Lesser Slave Watershed Council is hosting a free webinar event in partnership with our friends at the Land Stewardship Centre.The webinar is called “Being Good Stewards of the Land” and will focus on…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – January 14, 2022…
COVID may dash national title hopes

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Hopes and dreams of the High Prairie Red Wings winning a national junior hockey championship may have been dashed.The Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League announced on its website Jan. 3 that the league has paused…
Sports courts planned for Falher school

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More options for outdoor community recreation in the Falher region are planned at a local school.A project to add beach volleyball, basketball, tennis and pickleball courts at Ecole Heritage have been launched by La societe des…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a “meet and greet” to meet the new council combined with a presentation on the valuable service libraries provide.Peace Library System chief executive officer Louisa Robison attended High Prairie town council’s Dec. 14 meeting…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Bone-chilling temperatures held their grip on crime in the Falher and McLennan region during the holidays over Christmas and New Year’s.Sgt. Scott Ritchie says calls were down to a minimum in the Smoky River region over…
Kids Can Catch set for Widewater

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Family fun and fishing on the frozen pond is scheduled at Widewater on the Family Day weekend, Feb. 19-21.A full day of activities for the Kids Can Catch is being planned by the Lesser Slave Watershed…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to [email protected] and/or [email protected] What’s Happening Today – January 13, 2022…
New walleye regs webinar Jan. 13

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News If you have something to say about walleye management in the Lesser Slave watershed, now is the time to say it. The new regs for 2022 aren’t yet fixed, and the managers want to hear…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News All was relatively quiet for Lakeshore Regional Police Service over the holiday season for Christmas and New Year’s.COVID-19 restrictions reduced major policing issues and concerns, says Dale Cox, chief of police for Lakeshore.“Most of the members…