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Goulet gets nod for PRSD’s Friends of Education Award

Peace River School Division employee Wendy Goulet has been selected as the division’s 2022 nominee for the Friends of Education Award.An administrative assistant for Aboriginal services, she continues to make ongoing significant contributions to support student learning across the division,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws were no match for the Peace River Prospectors in the Peace Country Bantam Football League opener for both clubs.On home turf, the Prospectors blanked the Outlaws 55-0 on Sept. 10.“I’m happy for…

Richard Froese One down, one to go!Pierre Poilievre was elected the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada – in a landslide!It was simply no contest.Will it be similar for the Alberta United Conservative Party when a new leader…
Whalen re-elected Holy Family chair

Kelly Whalen continues as the chair of the board of trustees of Holy Family Catholic Regional Division.He was unanimously re-elected by the board at its organizational meeting Aug. 24.“This is my seventh year as board chair,” says Whalen, who represent…
How ‘Miserable” became a lot of fun!

The Miserable Miles Race began in Peace River in 2015. The course is about 6 km with new obstacles added each year. New this year was the Fun Colour. Organizers begin preparing for the race in August when Fish and…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Colony communities in Big Lakes County may soon be allowed on agricultural land.At its meeting Sept. 14, council gave first reading to Land-Use Bylaw 21-2022 to accommodate colony development in the agriculture district.No provisions to develop…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News An incident involving High Prairie RCMP and the death of a Gift Lake man, as well as a police dog, over a year ago is still under investigation.An Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) spokesman told…
Shootout!

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High school football kicked off a new season as the host High Prairie Renegades and White- court Cats settled for a 50-50 tie Sept. 9.Korven Herr ran for a 72-yard touchdown for the Renegades as time…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has appointed a local woman to serve on a newly-created committee to recruit health professionals in the High Prairie region.At its regular meeting Sept. 14, council named Kirsten Sware as a member-at-large for…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers got off to rocky start in high school nine-man football last week.On the road, the Pioneers were shut out 36-0 by the Rocky Mountain House Rebels Sept. 10.Co-head coaches Mark Owens and…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A full day of activities is planned by Redrum First Nations Sept. 24 as the Kokum’s Outreach Retreat fundraiser occurs.Events begin at 1 a.m. and run all day at the Wheel Inn R.V. Park 1 km…
Red Wings gunning for three-peat

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are ready to hit the ice for the 2022-23 season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.Champions of the West Division the past two season, High Prairie opens the season…