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…
Prospectors strike gold in first wins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Prospectors struck gold twice for their first wins of the season in the Mighty Peace Bantam Football League.On the road, the Prospectors blanked the High Prairie Outlaws 48-0 on Oct. 6 on a…
Fire Prevention Week – Northern Sunrise answers the call

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Northern Sunrise County Protective Services [NSCPS] manages and operates three fire stations located in the hamlet of St. Isidore, the Village of Nampa and in the rural area of Harmon Valley.A total of 35 paid-on-call firefighters…
Renegades fall short on final play

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News From the thrill of their first victory ever, the High Prairie Renegades high school football team faced the agony of defeat the next game.But it was close!The hometown Renegades lost to the Grande Prairie Warriors 18-14…
Sheriff’s vehicles vandalized

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Vandals are on the loose again in High Prairie.On the night of Sept. 10 or early morning hours of Sept. 11, two sheriff’s vehicles were spray- painted while parked on the west side of the High…
NS Rural Crime Watch wins Justice Award

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Efforts by the Northern Sunrise Rural Crime Watch Association have paid off not only for crime prevention efforts and victims of crime but for the organization.The organization was awarded a 2021 Alberta Community Justice Award during…
Red Wings name Meyaard new coach

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have a new bench boss with local hockey roots as the team enters its third season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.Trent Meyaard was named the new head coach…
Cunningham wins Smoky River Seniors’ Open

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Kelly Cunningham fired a 73 to win the first Smoky River Golf Club Seniors’ Open Aug. 28.In all, 34 golfers tested their skills in five flights.The tournament was dedicated to several past citizens who were instrumental…
A HPE tradition continues!

Judeah GilroyMarlyse MukunaHPE Reporters This is Judeah and Marlyse reporting to you from High Prairie Elementary School.In Grade 5P, Sophie Delorme and Marcus Matula are the September Star Students. This week, students begin exploring their first Science unit, Weather! Let…
7 join staff at Good Shepherd

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Good Shepherd School in Peace River welcomes a new principal, a new vice-principal and five new teachers.Krista Veitch is the new principal.“I look forward to further develop and strengthen communications and the sense of community between…