It’s now Jerry’s Store!

Jerry Willier has purchased Larsen’s General Store in Joussard and renamed it Jerry’s Store. He plans to only make changes, if any, after he hears what customers want. Please see full story next week.

Chris Clegg South Peace News A girl who threw a temper tantrum after having her allowance cut was given a reprimand in High Prairie youth court Oct. 17. The girl, who just turned 14, pleaded guilty to mischief damage to…

Spotlight Staff With hunting season now in full swing, the RCMP is reminding Alberta’s outdoor adventurers and hunters to take the steps required to ensure their safety when they venture off the beaten track. Over the past few weeks there…
KTC – NSD holds first cross-country race

The first Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council – Northland School Division 10 School Championship Cross Country Race was held at Peavine Oct. 4. The race saw students compete in both girl’s and boy’s division by grades from Grade 4-12.…

Update Monday October 31 – An emergency meeting is called for Monday evening, October 31, in a last ditch attempt to save the Regals for this season. A report on this meeting will be posted as soon as details are…

by Chris Clegg Boston Pizza continues to explore the possibility of coming to High Prairie. The company is doing its due diligence about the possibility of setting up a restaurant into town, but any opening is far away. Brian Novosel,…
Food bank shelves hungry for donations

Richard Froese South Peace News Shelves at the High Prairie and District Food Bank are starving to be filled as the need grows as winter and Christmas approach. “We’re up for demand in hampers and donations have been down,” says…
Early Halloween fun

Marigold Enterprises held Fall Family Fun Oct. 15 at the Farmer’s Market building. Children kept busy making various crafts, carving pumpkins and playing games. Chili on a bun, popcorn and more goodies were also available. Many enjoyed the opportunity to…

Richard Froese South Peace News A young High Prairie mother has been appointed as one of five new members on the Alberta Health Services Lesser Slave Lake Health Advisory Council. Lindsay Davies was selected from a recruitment campaign to serve…

Richard Froese South Peace News Tips and advice will be offered at a free Financial Fair Oct. 28 at the Elks Hall downtown from 2-8 p.m. “We’re bringing the experts together in one location,” says Louise Myre, executive director of…
‘Jailbirds’ raise money for ATB, United Way

Richard Froese South Peace News ATB Financial in High Prairie raised more than $4,300 for the United Way during its second annual fund- raiser Oct. 1-14. “We raised a total of $4,360,” says Ashley Friesen, branch fundraising co-ordinator and personal…

Melissa Watts Diesel Willier HPE Reporters Hi! This is Diesel Willier from Grade 5C and Melissa Watts from Grade 5S with the HPE news report. Grade 1S has been doing some amazing art for fall and Halloween. Starting Oct. 17,…
Sparky the Fire Dog visits Joussard School

Nevaeh Thunder-Giroux Joussard Reporter Hi! This is Nevaeh, bringing you our school news from Joussard. To start with, we are so happy with all of the work that is being done on our new parking lot lately. We are hoping…