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Chris CleggSouth Peace News Northern Sunrise County will be implementing a land acknowledgement before its meetings in the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation.But it will only occur once a year with wording to be determined.Council agreed at its June 14…
CFL players to lead clinic

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Gearing up for the high school and minor football seasons, High Prairie will host a summer clinic featuring CFL players from the Edmonton Elks.Players entering Grades 5-12 are invited to attend the High Prairie Summer Football…
School News – HPE students ready to ‘leave their mark’

Dragon GrayMarlyse MaukunaHPE Reporters This is Dragon Gray and Marlyse Maukuna reporting to you from High Prairie Elementary School.Grade 1I went to Hilliard’s Bay for a field trip about the needs of plants and animals. Conservation officers came and gave…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A young Kinuso man is recovering at home with extensive injuries after being attacked by several dogs in Kinuso early June 12.Gerald Barore, 26, credits several people who responded to the scene near Kinuso School for…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A major fishing tournament in the High Prairie region returns as the 32nd annual Golden Walleye Classic is set for Sept. 3-4 at Shaw’s Point Resort.The event on Lesser Slave Lake was cancelled the last two…

Jeff Burgar I’m one of those people who usually has a bunch of answers. When the going is good, it’s all because of my skills, knowledge and ability. When the going gets bad – well – it’s that guy over…
Pratt class celebrates commencement

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Achieving a major educational milestone, 52 graduating students of E.W. Pratt School in High Prairie were honoured at commencement ceremonies June 11.Pratt principal Etta Viens urged the students to focus on the future to make the…
Bissell, Hunt added to Wall of Fame

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Kinuso woman and an Enilda man are the most recent inductees on the Big Lakes County Wall of Fame.Council unveiled the names of Charlene Hunt, of Kinuso, and Donald Bissell, of Enilda, at the county…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Town of High Prairie has a new CAO amidst a storm of controversy and war of words which left council divided during the vote.Sherry Poole accepted the job after a 4-3 vote at council’s meeting…

“I want to preface my response with an apology – to council, to staff, to ratepayers, and to my family who reside in High Prairie to publicly pay witness to the slanderous statements vehemently delivered by Councillor Martens on June…

“The inaccuracies [regarding incorrect dates on the resume] were not refuted.“Second, Ms. Poole was a candidate. Not personnel. At the time I presented background information.“I care about the outcomes of this town. I care about being accountable to the people…