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Chris CleggSouth Peace News Lakeshore Regional Police Service is getting five new officers thanks to the Alberta government.Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Tyler Shandro made the announcement June 23. It is all part of hiring 15 new officers in…
2 running for NDP nomination in Central Peace – Notley

The NDP Central Peace – Notley constituency association will hold a contested nomination meeting for the first time in almost 40 years to select an election candidate.The association announced June 21 that Megan Ciurysek and Lynn Lekisch are seeking the…
PRJH students mark Indigenous Day

Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie got a taste of Indigenous culture June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day. Students learned about a variety of Indigenous traditions, food, medicine and crafts.
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…
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…
What’s going on in our region’s forests?

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News Swan River First Nation [SRFN] is looking at “cultural ecology,” says Shannon Gavin, wildlife biologist with MSES, from Calgary.SRFN’s reserves are by Lesser Slave Lake. The main reserve is on the Swan River Delta in…

H.P. court docketJune 13, 2022Judge S.P. Hinkley A young Driftpile woman was fined a total of $4,000 after pleading guilty to several charges in High Prairie provincial court June 13.Mackenzie Rae Giroux, 23, was fined $2,500 for operating a vehicle…
Art students explore the heavens

As the school year ends, High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School students are learning to recreate the land, sea and sky. No matter the lesson, it is clear students also follow their hearts!

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A man is facing serious criminal charges including second-degree murder after an incident June 5 in Slave Lake.Evan Dacey Alook, 25, faces charges in connection with the stabbing death of John Gabriel Constance Noskiye, 49, of…