The Page – November 14, 2018

People will be happy to know Grande Prairie is now only the 14th “Most Dangerous City” in Canada. This is a step up from last year’s award as the Number 12 Most Dangerous. It’s also a really big step up…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene The IWK Children’s Hospital is a very busy and confusing hospital to visit. However, the hospital administration has developed a unique way for the patients who come from across the Atlantic…
MLA’s Report – New legislation will help children

Danielle Larivee, MLA, Lesser Slave Lake For decades, Alberta governments have known they needed to strengthen Alberta’s child intervention system. Instead of doing the work they knew was needed they let critical recommendations that would have made lives better gather…

Re: The Page Did someone fall and hit their head on a facist? Under the wonderful anonymity of no byline, someone keeps writing love letters to US President Donald Trump. There you don’t have to admit you are the only…

Jeff Burgar There’s much going on in the world: Cristiano Ronaldo has bumped Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez from the top rank of Instagram. The print industry has yet to understand that Google and Facebook, as they buy up advertising…

Jeff Burgar “So!” the fellow sneered at us. “You are Trump fans. Good luck with that!” Most of us, in fact, probably all of us in our little gaggle of happy-go-lucky come-what-may people have never once been confronted over our…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County Economic Development Authority has set four action plan areas as part of the Big Lakes County Business Supports Program. Action 1 Improve supports for local business: Preferred outcome – Businesses feel supported…
County launches program to bolster region’s business

Richard Froese South Peace News The Big Lakes County Business Supports Program has been launched to help, grow and bolster business in the region. Big Lakes County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) designed the program to address findings from its June…

Richard Froese South Peace News Almost half of businesses surveyed in the High Prairie region plan to downsize, move or close, a business survey conducted by Big Lakes County has found. About 24 per cent of business owners [19 businesses…
PIC – 539 Squadron helps McLennan Legion

Members of the High Prairie Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron No. 539 attended the Remembrance Day service in McLennan Nov. 11. Left-right are Capt. Verna Ogg; LAC Danni Goodswimmer; Dave Champion, president of the Royal Canadian Legion in McLennan; and…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has officially endorsed the updated Lesser Slave Integrated Watershed Management Plan. At its regular meeting Oct. 10, council supported the plan as presented and discussed with the Lesser Slave Watershed Council at…
PICs – HPE takes time to pay respect

High Prairie Elementary School marked Remembrance Day with an assembly on Nov. 7 with several members of the High Prairie Legion as special guests. The Canadian flag was carried by the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 539 High Prairie Squadron. Grade…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes potential new members and the community to an open house Nov. 16 at the chamber office from noon to 4 p.m. Businesses are invited to find…

Chris Clegg South Peace News RCMP have arrested two suspects in relation to a firearms theft at Kinuso Merchantile the early morning hours of Nov. 6. Later that day Barrhead RCMP, acting on gathered intelligence, attended a residence in Barrhead…
PIC – Clear the track!

Students in elementary and junior high schools in High Prairie were given an introductory course on curling in gymnasiums Nov. 7-9. Special indoor equipment was brought to town by Curling Canada and the Egg Farmers, which sponsors Rocks and Rings.…