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Flashlight Night returns to EC Bar Oct. 23

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The ever-popular Halloween Flashlight Night returns Oct. 23 to EC Bar Ranch just east of High Prairie.After the event was cancelled in 2020 by COVID-19 restrictions, ranch owners Lyndon and Denise Drefs are excited to organize…
Prospectors strike gold in first wins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Prospectors struck gold twice for their first wins of the season in the Mighty Peace Bantam Football League.On the road, the Prospectors blanked the High Prairie Outlaws 48-0 on Oct. 6 on a…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades keep on getting better on the high school football field.Ever-improving, the Renegades defeated the Peace-Wapiti Titans 43-7 in Grande Prairie on Oct. 6 in Mighty Peace Football League action.Head coach Tom Duchesneau…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Do you make an effort to celebrate Halloween in a ‘spook’ta-cular way?Once again, the Town of High Prairie is hosting its Halloween decorating contest in October.Councillor Donna Deynaka brought forth the matter at council’s Sept 28…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Northern Sunrise County is also celebrating Halloween with a decorating contest.Residents are encouraged to decorate their house and yard with lights, jack-o-lanterns and other sorts of ghoulish decorations for a chance to win one of four…
Fire Prevention Week – Northern Sunrise answers the call

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Northern Sunrise County Protective Services [NSCPS] manages and operates three fire stations located in the hamlet of St. Isidore, the Village of Nampa and in the rural area of Harmon Valley.A total of 35 paid-on-call firefighters…
Fire Prevention Week – Big Lakes promotes fire safety

Big Lakes County Fire Services has a proud history of serving and protecting the residents and visitors of Big Lakes County.They deliver high-quality service throughout the year through fire prevention programs, public education, fire suppression, and rescue operations.This year, Fire…
Pioneers edge Renegades in thriller

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River Pioneers edged the hometown High Prairie Renegades 25-24 in high school football in a game that was called a thriller.The provincially- ranked Pioneers led 25-0 at halftime before the Renegades roared back in the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Town of Falher has declared a new federal statutory holiday Sept. 30.At its regular meeting Sept. 20, council designated the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation recently announced by the federal government to reflect on…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Town of McLennan is closing its office Sept. 30 to recognize National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.Although council unanimously voted to close its office, the debate did not indicate everyone was totally in favour.“I’m totally…