Cardinal to receive honour Oct. 25

Sucker Creek actor still thriving after Corner Gas Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Sucker Creek actor made famous for his role as Sgt. Davis Quinton on the award-winning TV series Corner Gas is receiving a prestigious award Oct. 25 after…
County closing Enilda waste facility

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Enilda waste transfer station is closing to save Big Lakes County money after a history of misuse at the site. At its regular meeting Oct. 14, council approved a recommendation by administration. Theft, vandalism and…
Local shoppers boosting business in HP

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More local shoppers are helping many small businesses in the High Prairie area survive and thrive as the corona-virus pandemic enters its eighth month. Many stores were hard hit by the lockdown when the pandemic started…
New college campus nears completion

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Work to construct the new Northern Lakes College campus in High Prairie is in its final weeks. Construction and paving of the parking lot was completed Oct. 14 after work was delayed by rainy and wet…
Holy Family pays tribute to Lizee

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is remembering long-time trustee Carmelle Lizee as a “one-of-a-kind leader who left a lasting impact on all who knew her. She was a role model to many and led by example…
More high-speed Internet for High Prairie

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie is getting another option for high-speed Internet from a new company in Edmonton owned by a man with roots in the local region. Blu Wave Media installed two sector antennas Oct. 6 on a…
Need help? Mobile dentist will come to you!

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A High Prairie Registered Dental Hygienist has opened her business to a downtown location. Alexandria Yardley, owner of Peace Country Mobile Dental Hygiene, moved into the Trade-Winds Plaza in space formerly occupied by The Pin Cushion…
‘Exciting’ times for new NLC president

Joe McWilliamsSouth Peace News Glenn Mitchell, the new president of Northern Lakes College since Sept. 1, has been getting congratulatory messages. But the one that meant the most to him, he says, came from someone who told him it was…
Down to the final 4!

Heart River Housing shortlists companies bidding for expansion at Pleasantview Lodge Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Four building developers are in the running to add more seniors’ housing to Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie. Strong interest was shown as Heart River…
Sisters in Spirit Walk brings awareness, healing

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a time for healing, awareness and reconciliation. Sister in Spirit Walks were held at Driftpile and High Prairie Oct. 4, with nearly 100 attending in Driftpile and 70 in High Prairie. Highlighting the ceremony…
Local art on display, for sale at museum

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie and District Museum has reorganized its gift shop, emphasizing local talent. Called Grassroots Art and Craft, the new gift shop is located inside the museum. “It features a curated selection of pieces created…
Gaudet joins Grassroots Realty team

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Misty Gaudet has opened the fourth office of Grassroots Realty in Alberta. Misty, attained her real estate licence in 2016 and has sold locally since, is excited about her new opportunity. She joined the Grassroots team…
Fresh Inspirations’ expansion has a little secret

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Fresh Inspirations in High Prairie has recently expanded to make your coffee shop and/or dining experience even better. Owner Cynthia Marshall has expanded into the old Lyn-Mar Travel space at 4901-52 Ave. in High Prairie, thereby…
“Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” is the theme for 2020 Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10. The High Prairie Fire Department urges everyone to be safe in the kitchen. “The most important step you should…
High Prairie records more than 130 calls

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Fire Department is having another busy year, called out to more than 100 incidents. Fire chief Trevor Cisaroski says the department has responded to 132 calls by Sept. 24, that vary from structure…
Cottingham steps up ladder to BLC fire chief

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has recruited a new fire chief from within its own ranks. Jason Cottingham became the fire chief Sept. 21, responsible for Big Lakes County Fire Services. He brings experience of more than 20…