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Writing about all things creepy and crawly

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Almost everyone has some fear of meeting some creepy-crawlies in a dark forest! But a former High Prairie woman has put some humour into the situation in her book The Creepy Dark Forest. Elizabeth Jong, who…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three young people charged in connection with an incident involving gunshots April 19 at Atikameg will go to trial in February 2025. The matter of Kelly Blanche Cardinal, 26, of Peace River, Jack George Auger, 24,…
Team Purple tops High Prairie Elementary Meet

High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School students and staff organized the annual track and field meet for High Prairie Elementary School students June 5. Grade 3-6 students were split into five teams (Blue, Green, Purple, Red and Yellow) and competed…
Support for Outreach grads

Prairie View Outreach School in High Prairie received a $650 donation from the Twice is Nice Boutique Society in High Prairie May 13. The money will be used to purchase hoodies for the graduating class. Left-right are teacher Esther Carmichael,…

Jeff Burgar Municipal government consultant George Cuff wrote in one of his books there were several reasons why people run for office in towns, municipal districts, Metis settlements, counties, villages and cities. One reason was candidates wanted to be “in…
Best bargains in town!

For anyone looking for bargains and treasures at a garage sale, High Prairie was the place to be June 1! High Prairie Community Garage Sale was organized by the High Prairie Royal Purple Elks. Royal Exalted Ruler Colleen Greer says…
Meeting attempts to address crime

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Ways to combat crime and the reasons so much crime is occurring in the South Peace region were the topics of debate at a town hall style meeting May 29 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Triangle’s popular Canada Day weekend of mud bog racing has been ditched for 2024. Pioneer Thresher- mans Association president Henry Nyberg says the event scheduled for June 29-30 was called off at the association’s monthly meeting…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County and Town of High Prairie council representatives will soon meet to review the Inter-municipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) agreement. At its regular meeting June 12, Big Lakes council approved a recommendation to open current…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. In the very early church, they demonstrated how the resurrection made a difference in their lives and thinking. “All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions…

Yes, The Page is excited! Yes! Indeed!Wednesday morning last week, we got an email from Warren Buffet. You know, one of the wealthiest men in the world. The head of the investment outfit, Berkshire Hathaway, itself rolling in hundreds of…
Northern Lakes College celebrates record graduation

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News In 2024, Northern Lakes College (NLC) had a record 915 grads! Not all of them attended the graduation ceremony in Slave Lake on June 6 at the Slave Lake Multi Rec Centre. If they had…
High Prairie Legion welcomes D-Day motorcycle tour

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie Legion marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day and Battle of Normandy with a special visit June 9 by a group of motorcycles on tour. The Ride for Vision and Valour toured northern Alberta from…
Saints recognize year’s top high school athletes

High Prairie St. Andrew’s School honoured its top senior female and male Saints’ athletes at an awards ceremony June 11. Left-right, are Syara Brassard, who won the Senior High Female Athlete-of-the-Year Award, and Jason Auger and Hunter Cunningham, who shared…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County council has authorized its development officer to deal with a development permit in a direct control (DC) land-use district in Kinuso. At its regular meeting June12, council approved a recommendation that authority for…