Clear the track!

People attending Family Day activities at Triangle Feb. 18 enjoyed wagon rides as one activity. Others enjoyed hotdogs and coffee or hot chocolate around a bonfire while children enjoyed playing at the playground or games inside the hall.
Charity golf tournament to be revived. . . in 2026!

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has revived its annual charity fundraising golf tournament after it was turfed Feb. 22, 2023 after running for about 10 years. At its regular meeting Feb. 14, council decided to again scrap the…
Hoedown Jamboree returning to Triangle July 25-28

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Toes will be tappin’ and hands clappin’ at the 11th annual Triangle Hoedown Jamboree set for July 25-28 at the Pioneer Threshermans Association grounds. Plans are already well underway, association president Henry Nyberg says. “We have…
Coach expects best to come in playoffs

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have secured second place in the National Junior Hockey League while the Edson Eagles claim first. Both teams sealed the top two spots after the Red Wings lost to Edson 6-3…
Council asked to resign, recall petition later filed

Chris CleggSouth Peace News High Prairie town council was asked to resign in its entirety at the Feb. 13 meeting. And on Feb. 16 at about 9:20 a.m., a recall petition was filed to remove Mayor Brian Panasiuk, and councillors…
‘Pasta’ salt and pepper, please!

High Prairie St. Andrew’s School hosted its annual Grade 9 Travel Club pasta supper fundraiser Feb. 15 for the club’s annual week-long trip to Toronto from May 27 to June 1. The evening also included a silent auction and other…
Red Wings sweep last place Rampage

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings swept two games in Vulcan the first weekend in February in junior hockey. The second-place Red Wings narrowly defeated the Vulcan Rampage 6-4 on Feb. 3 and 6-5 on Feb. 2…
Art students bit by Valentine’s bug

“Goodbye” with some final works, from talented High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School students of the first semester. “Hello, Happy Valentine’s Day” from new Art students of the second semester at Pratt. Students receive instruction from Rhonda Lund.
Carnaval de St-Isidore celebrates culture

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Excitement is building for the 41st annual Carnaval de St-Isidore over the Family Day weekend Feb. 16-18. “Carnaval NEON” is the theme of the event based at the St-Isidore Cultural Centre organized by the Society of…
Special tribute for special man

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Everyone who visits J.B. Wood Continuing Care Centre in the High Prairie Health Complex now has a better understand of the man for whom the centre is named. A visual tribute to the late Dr. John…
Winds wreak havoc with power supply

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Power outages across the South Peace and in areas beyond occurred Jan. 30 with winds blew through the area. Doris Kaufmann-Woodcock, manager, Media and Corporate Communications, says the storm affected about 300 customers (lost power) in…
Still time to use extreme caution

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News People planning to do winter burning outside are being advised by Alberta Wildfire officials to hold off until the ground has enough snow. Firefighters continue to recommend that people delay winter burning until the ground has…
Zabolotniuk wins High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel

The High Prairie Curling Club hosted its Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 19-10. It was the first bonspiel since 2020 and a welcome return enjoyed by all. Sharlie Zabolotniuk’s rink won the A Event, Lisa Zabolotniuk won the B Event and Zoe…
Mercer named Top Employer – again!

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd. has been named one of Alberta’s Top 80 Employers for 2024. The annual list recognizes top employers who lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces, a Mercer news release says. Winners…