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…

Richard Froese Spotlight Beavers were promoted as friends of the environment and property owners during Beavers in Our Landscape workshop Oct. 12 in High Prairie. Lesser Slave Watershed Council and Peace Country Beef and Forage Association co-hosted the event with…
Protect your pets against a spooky Halloween

Spotlight Staff As far as your pets are concerned, Halloween is just another day. They won’t understand the reason for extra visitors coming to the door; nor the concept of costumes and masks. Like most holidays, Halloween comes with its…
High Prairie Wilderness Camp has great first year

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie Wilderness Camp marked its first season with top marks and rave reviews. “Wilderness camp was a complete success for its first year,” says camp director Aaron Harbidge, who initiated the Bible camp with a focus…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Judging by all the Halloween decorations around town, people have certainly taken notice! The Town of High Prairie has launched its 1st Annual Halloween Decorating Contest. Council issued a news release on its Website asking…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Eight awards were presented to seven High Prairie and area businesses at the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce awards gala Oct. 22 at the Triangle Hall. Winners were as follows: * Business of…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County could have a new chief administrative officer appointed in the coming weeks. “We have selected a candidate and are in negotiations and expect to have a decision by early next week.” Reeve…
Gainer leaves chamber post

Richard Froese South Peace News Rodney Gainer has stepped down as the executive director of the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce. “He handed in his letter of resignation on Oct. 11, effective immediately, citing personal reasons,” says president…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Reports that Boston Pizza may be coming to High Prairie are preliminary at best. The company has been in discussions about the possibility of setting up a restaurant into town, but any opening is far…

Sam Peters was born in Barnes Crossing, Sask., to Isaac and Helen Peters, on Dec. 30, 1944. He passed away June 15, 2016 in High Prairie. He was 71 years old. Sam was the second in a family of 11.…