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Chris CleggSouth Peace News The North Peace Hockey League is searching for a new executive.With the resignation of long-time NPHL president Jack McAvoy due to health earlier this year, the league met in Fairview July 13 to reorganize. The matter…
Countdown to horseshoe championships begins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Organizers are counting down the days to two major horseshoe pitching tournaments in High Prairie in August.The Canadian Horseshoe Pitching Championships are set for Aug. 17-20 under the Horseshoe Canada Association [HCA].Co-hosted by the High Prairie…
Excitement building for Golden

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A popular fishing tournament for youth before the 32nd annual Golden Walleye Classic set for Sept. 3-4 at Shaw’s Point Resort is still being planned.The Captain and Kids’ Fishing Tournament for children ages 16-and-under will be…
Elks to coach at football camp

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie will host more than 120 young up-and-coming football players in a summer clinic led by CFL players from the Edmonton Elks.A few spots are still open for the High Prairie Summer Football Clinic July…
Tries brings home 7 medals from Games

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Reaching almost 90 years young, a High Prairie senior captured four medals in track and field in the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in the Peace River region from June 16-19.Frank Tries, 88, won two gold…
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…