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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…

Terry Calliou Hi! My name is Terry Calliou. First of all, I want to thank the citizens of McLennan who have supported my candidacy for mayor, for the community of McLennan. The citizens of McLennan and the M.D. of Smoky…

Sue Delaurier Hello, everyone! For those that don’t know me my name is Sue Delaurier. I was born and raised in McLennan, and have just completed my first term on McLennan’s town council. I I decided to sit on council…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Customers in Northern Sunrise County can expect a credit on their water bills in the near future.Council agreed at its Sept. 28 meeting to refund its customers a $50,000 credit provided by their water provider, NEW…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A proposal to install solar energy at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex continues to move forward.At its regular meeting Sept. 22, Falher town council approved a recommendation to proceed apply for grants to install ground-mount solar…
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…

Il est aussi le responsable du conseil du primaire de l’École des Quatre-Vents [ÉQV].Mariko est né à Kassaro, un petit village du Mali, et a résidé en Tunisie, en France, à Montréal, Saskatoon et Edmonton.Il faire beaucoup d’activités physiques comme…

It will be business as usual for High Prairie School Division Sept. 30.At its monthly meeting Aug. 25, the board confirmed a decision to keep schools open for the new National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, says an HPSD news…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A request for more stop signs at a Falher residential intersection is not getting the green light from Town of Falher council.At its regular meeting Sept. 20, council received a study report of traffic at the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News New user fees for the Big Lakes County bus and commercial aircraft landing at High Prairie Airport are official.At its regular meeting Sept. 22, council adopted an amended fees bylaw to add the two new fees.Big…

You had an article in the paper about every child matters.Well, not to our government! In Yellowknife, I believe the school zones are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 24 hours, seven days a week, 365 days a year. That…
High Prairie hikes fee 20%

Chris CleggSouth Peace News They aren’t the lowest but not the highest either!The Town of High Prairie raised its ATCO Electric franchise fee to nine per cent from 7.5 per cent effective Jan. 1, 2022 at its Sept. 14 meeting.…