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The Alberta government’s $20-million Restrictions Exemption Program [REP] Implementation Grant is now open to all eligible businesses, cooperatives and non-profit organizations. In-scope small and medium-sized organizations may use the one-time funding as they see fit.“The [REP] has allowed participating organizations…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Non-profit organizations in Alberta can now apply for Alberta Community Restorative Justice Grants.A total of $720,000 is available for organizations that help resolve disputes and promote meaningful alternative dispute resolutions that hold offenders accountable while addressing…
New detachment boss at McLennan

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News McLennan RCMP welcomes Sgt. Scott Ritchie as its new unit commander.He brings 14 years of RCMP experience working in northern Alberta rural communities.He started his new post Oct. 1.“My family and I have lived in the…

H.P. court docketNov. 15, 2021Judge D.R. Shynkar An Atikameg man is eager to take treatment to deal with his addictions to substance abuse.Adrian Greg Gladue, 38, was handed a global sentence of 31 days in jail after pleading guilty to…
A first for HP Post Office!

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News New and expanded services at the High Prairie Post Office have been added as Canada Post creates its first community hub retail location in Canada.Residents and customers can now access some financial and other services, in…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades lost 36-28 to the Grande Prairie Composite Warriors Nov. 6 in the Athabasca Bowl final in the high school Mighty Peace Football League.In a battle for the best of the bottom four…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peace River man will be sentenced in a Peace River courtroom Nov. 12 for his part in the murder of Lawrence Robert Butt, 20, on May 17, 2017.Kyle Dubroy-Clement, who was 24 at the time…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peerless Lake man is scheduled for sentencing in Peace River Court of Queens Bench Nov. 9 on a manslaughter charge related to a killing just over three years ago.Paul Trindle, who was 22 at the…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News No one stepped forward to serve on the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division board of trustees in Ward 2 McLennan in the Oct. 18 municipal election leaving the seat vacant.However, Holy Family’s board of trustees agreed…
Surprise donations gleefully accepted

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A food bank and a women’s shelter in the High Prairie region are grateful for generous donations of food and other items from a Filipino church organization.The Sucker Creek Emergency Women’s Shelter received a $3,000 cheque,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers were stopped in the high school Mighty Peace Football League playoffs.Finishing fourth in the league, the Pioneers lost 47-7 to the No. 1 ranked St. Joseph’s Celtics in Grande Prairie on Oct.…
St. Joe’s too much for Renegades

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades faced their toughest opponent this season to close out the regular season in the high school football season.On the road Oct. 21 in Grande Prairie, two ranked teams battled as the Renegades…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Challenges to recruit bus drivers and spare bus drivers were discussed by the High Prairie School Division board of trustees at its Oct. 26 meeting.Driver shortages are being experienced across the province, says Harry Davis, director…