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Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River MLA Dan Williams is pleased than more than $11 million has been awarded for palliative care projects in the province.“It’s great to see the ongoing support for patients in palliative care across our province,”…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Construction on the new gas bar and convenience store which will also house Dairy Queen in High Prairie continues but at least one resident is voicing concerns.Barry Sharkawi attended council’s Sept. 27 meeting fearing the business,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A grand opening for a two-storey 20-suite addition at Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie planned for Oct. 14 is being postponed.“We’ve had some delays to finish the project for occupancy,” site manager Linda Peterson says.Work crews…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has taken first steps to redistrict property south of Peavine Metis Settlement to allow a bitumen battery.At its regular meeting Sept. 24, council gave first reading to land-use bylaw 23-2022 to redistrict property…
Opening soon at Driftpile!

Work continues on the Driftpile First Nation full service truck stop gas station and convenience store. Two weeks ago, crews were busy laying the hard top for the parking lot. Council announced the project July 13, 2021. The full service…
Bulldogs take bite out of Outlaws

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws were still looking to score their first points of the season after their opening two games in the Peace Country Bantam Football League.High Prairie was shut out 36-0 by the Wembley Bulldogs…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Grouard landowner has been granted a request to have his property redistricted to allow him to add several structures.At its regular meeting Sept. 14, Big Lakes County council adopted land-use bylaw 15-2022 to redistrict Plan…

Chris Clegg It is said if you want something done, find a busy person to do it.As ironic as it may be, it is generally true.There is a growing concern in this nation regarding volunteering. Statistics clearly show the volunteer…

Pearl Lorentzen The second weekend in September, I had a booth at two events in Slave Lake. The first was as a volunteer with the Slave Lake and Area Mental Health Network and the second as the leader of the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News An application to redistrict a lot in Grouard for residential purposes has been approved by Big Lakes County.At its regular meeting Sept. 14, council adopted an amended land-use bylaw 18-2022 to redistrict Plan 6010AV, Block 1A…