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What a blast it was!

The Peace River region hosted an extremely successful Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games June 16-19. The games were co-hosted by the Town of Peace River, Northern Sunrise County, County of Northern Lights, the M.D. of Peace and the Town of…
CFL players to lead clinic

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Gearing up for the high school and minor football seasons, High Prairie will host a summer clinic featuring CFL players from the Edmonton Elks.Players entering Grades 5-12 are invited to attend the High Prairie Summer Football…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A major fishing tournament in the High Prairie region returns as the 32nd annual Golden Walleye Classic is set for Sept. 3-4 at Shaw’s Point Resort.The event on Lesser Slave Lake was cancelled the last two…
Patenaude-Pedersen wins provincial gold!

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie E.W. Pratt Chargers are on top of the provincial podium in high school track and field!The Chargers finished first in team points at the Alberta High School Track and Field Championships June 3-4 in…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More than 600 senior athletes will converge in the Peace River region for the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games from June 16-19.The Games are being co-hosted by the Town of Peace River, Northern Sunrise County, County…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Activities are being held in local communities to celebrate Seniors Week from June 6-12.Many are also promoting local seniors’ clubs and organizations for those in the golden-age generation to get active and connected.The High Prairie Golden…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The North Peace Hockey League is reorganizing for the 2022-23 season, but it will be with new leadership.President Jack McAvoy recently resigned due to health reasons. He served from 1979-80 to 1985-86 and from 1986-87 to…
Zabolotniuk honoured by Alberta 55 Plus

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Mary Zabolotniuk, of High Prairie, was honoured for her countless years of service to the Alberta 55 Plus organization May 9 in Red Deer.She received an appreciation award for her longstanding service in a ceremony at…
Just rolling along!

High Prairie Elementary School students learned inline skating skills during the week of May 30 to June l. All students from kindergarten to Grade 6 were giving the opportunity to learn to inline skate presented by Alien Inline. More than…
Local seniors off to 55 Plus Games

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A total of 34 seniors from the Smoky River, High Prairie and Peace River regions will compete in the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in the Peace River region from June 16-19.The Games are co-hosted by…
Broncos drafts High Prairie’s Gauchier

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peavine boy is excited about his hockey future after he was drafted by the Swift Current Broncos May 19 in the Western Hockey League Prospects Draft, formerly known as the Bantam Draft.Jaxen Gauchier, who turns…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Northwest Junior Hockey League is expanding to eight teams for the coming 2022-23 season.The Beaverlodge Blades return to the league after leaving in 2017-18 while La Crete joins as a new franchise. Both teams were…
HPSD Senior High Track and Field Meet

Following are the results of the High Prairie School Division Track & Field meet held at the E.W. Pratt High School/Prairie River Junior High School track May 17. School abbreviations are as follows: EWP – High Prairie E.W. Pratt High…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A society needs to be formed to raise money to reopen and operate the H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan.It seemed to be the consensus of many attending a public meeting May 11 at the Elks Hall,…
High Prairie kids hit the pitch running

High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season May 16 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Players were excited to get back into action after the seasons were cancelled in 2021 and 2020 during COVID-19 restrictions. The High Prairie and…