PICs – Big Bike makes return

The Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike was in High Prairie on Sept. 15 to raise funds for the foundation. Just over $1,300 was raised from pledges and donations and a hotdog barbecue. This year, 26 volunteers pedaled their…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Theft of vehicle in Girouxville On Sept. 13, between 8:30-8:45 p.m., a 2011 white-coloured GMC Sierra 3500 was stolen near Girouxville. Moments before the theft of the vehicle, an older black model SUV was observed…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws lost 67-0 to Grande Prairie Norseman on Sept. 7 in their first road game in the Peace Country Bantam Football League. “They never give up and they keep working hard the…
Show and Shine a big hit in Slave Lake

Katrina Owens For Spotlight The 10th Annual Show and Shine hosted by Route 88 Rods & Customs swept Slave Lake by storm on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016. Various cars, motorcyles and trucks lined Main Street and brought in quite…

Richard Froese South Peace News Outstanding business service will be honoured by the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce during its Business Gala on Oct. 22. Triangle Hall will again be the place for the event, which will feature…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council has revived and is now accepting nominations for the 2016 High Prairie Citizens Monument. Council agreed to ask for nominations at its Sept. 14 meeting and will select one name later…
PIC – Pedal power goes a long way

The Big Bike was in High Prairie on Sept. 15 to raise funds for the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation. It was locally sponsored by Alberta Health Services and Freson Bros. Just over $1,300 was raised from pledges and donations…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Is Tim Hortons coming to High Prairie? Martin Blair, managing director, First Aberdeen Developments, is optimistic the company will build in High Prairie next year. “They are trying to proceed with the project in 2017,”…
Renegades remain optimistic

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Renegades have faced the two toughest teams in the Mighty Peace Football Conference to open their second season. The Renegades were shut out 72-0 in their home-opener on Sept. 15 by the…

Richard [Keith] Stewart was born Sept. 12, 1940 to Pearl and Jack Stewart in High Prairie. He grew up on a farm 3 1/2 miles south of High Prairie with his two sisters, Marilyn and Linda. When he was 18…

Eulogy by Bradley Tannahill & Jessica Tannahill Many of you are here to honour a man who you knew as a friend, a peer, a neighbour, a co-worker, a husband or a dad. You may have known him as Joe,…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County is getting enhanced digital aerial photographs to provide detailed description of land and elevation. At its regular meeting Sept. 14, council approved a motion by Prairie Echo – Salt Prairie Councillor Dave…
Auger, Supernault latest Bold Eagle grads

Richard Froese South Peace News Two young people from the High Prairie area completed Aboriginal military training in Wainwright this summer. Cousins Dakota Auger and Brittany Super- nault graduated from the six-week Bold Eagle program at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright.…
Mayor’s Report – August 17 to September 6, 2016

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report for Aug. 17 to Sept. 6: Falun Gong Road Trip Welcome Aug. 18, I, along with Councillor Brian Gilroy, welcomed five visitors to…