Pioneers recognize top players

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers honoured top players in the 2022 high school football season at an awards banquet Nov. 18.Awards were presented by co-head coaches Mark Owens and Hayden Gust, receivers coach Brock Whelan, defensive backs…
A little piece of paradise awaits!

Emily PlihalLocal JournalismInitiative Reporter Nestled along the riverbanks of the Little Smoky River is a little piece of winter paradise just waiting for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy.Little Smoky Ski Area is in the M.D. of Smoky River between Valleyview…

Emily PlihalLocal JournalismInitiative Reporter Cooking is a vital skill to teach children as they prepare to move out on their own, so Nampa/Northern Sunrise Family and Community Support Services have created a program to help parents teach their offspring the…

Emily PlihalLocal JournalismInitiative Reporter A local business owner hopes to make the Christmas of seniors in lodges a little brighter this year as they hold their annual Adopt-a-Senior campaign.McLennan Home Hardware owner Marilynne Brulotte says her store teamed up with…
Over $1,400 raised for FCSS’s Christmas voucher program

Emily PlihalLocal JournalismInitiative Reporter Smoky River Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) and Smoky River Chamber of Commerce held a Festival of Trees on Nov. 18.The event was held in conjunction with the community’s Moonlight Madness campaign and saw approximately…
Aboriginal veterans remembered

Canadians celebrated National Aboriginal Veterans Day Nov. 8 with a flag raising and wreath laying in the High Prairie Civic Square. The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre organized the celebration, which they plan to make an annual event. After drummers…
HP gathers to remember, reflect

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Citizens of the High Prairie region gathered for the first public Remembrance Day Service since 2019 after COVID-19 restrictions.High Prairie Legion president Don Ebbett welcomed those who attended the service Nov. 11 at the Legion Hall.“We’re…

Joe McWilliams A lot of people seem to want very badly to believe there is something ‘out there,’ to which ordinary explanations don’t apply.It may be something in our cultural DNA.It goes for UFOs, Bigfoot, gods, spirits (good ones or…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a case of complete euphoria to crashing back down to Earth within 24 hours last weekend for the Falher Pirates.Nov. 18 on home ice, the Pirates shut out the Spirit River Rangers 8-0 to…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A vacant seat on Village of Girouxville council will soon be filled.Devon Tracey will become a new councillor next month after winning the seat by acclamation.She was the only candidate to file papers by the nomination…