Pastor Pat Duffin, High Prairie Christian Centre The story is told of Michelangelo examining the work of one of his eager protégés. After carefully inspecting the beautiful sculpture of an angel, Michelangelo exclaimed, “Well, it lacks only one thing,” turned…

April 20, 1948: The question of constructing a gym at St. Bruno Mission School in Joussard is discussed at a meeting. It is decided to proceed. April 20, 1967: Robinsons Store in High Prairie celebrates its grand opening with daily…
ATB retools Marigold

Marigold Enterprises receives a cheque for $2,000 from ATB Financial, presented to employee Arden Orosz, left, by personal banking specialist Verna Ogg. Funds were approved from ATB’s Community Spirit Fund and will be used to buy tools and equipment for…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two women charged with a series of robberies in High Prairie will make their pleas May 2 in High Prairie provincial court. Jodi Ann Bellerose, 39, and Jana Marie Eileen Toner, 33, both of High…

H.P. court docket April 11, 2016 Judge D.R. Shynkar A man clad only his underwear while resisting arrest was told to comply with police no matter what he was wearing. Barton Burback, 57, of Enilda was sentenced to 30 days…
Former student celebrates royalty

Miss Rodeo Canada Samantha Stokes, centre, spoke to elementary students at St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie on April 12. In the front row, left-right, are Grade 2 students Nate Vink, Grade 2 student Kaiden Masson, Grade 1 student Xander…
MacIntyre Park revitalization begins

    Richard Froese South Peace News Trees in MacIntyre Park were cut down to make way for plans to revitalize the downtown location. “Hopefully, if all goes well, it will be finished before the end of summer,” Town of…
A.R.C. to the rescue!

Joe McWilliams Spotlight Slave Lake’s Animal Rescue Committee is the group putting up a new animal shelter on the north side of Slave Lake. That project has brought a certain amount of prominence to the organization, but its work in…
SPORTS – Gold for Grouard

Two Grouard girls were members of a gold medal winning team at the 2016 Alberta Female Native Hockey Championships in Edmonton from March 31 to April 3. Father Shawn Auger poses with the championship banner and his two daughters Neriah…

by Jeff Burgar Well kids, the money forecast is clouds, rain, and more rain. Mom and Dad still have their jobs, but the renter in the basement has moved out. That means all the extra cash he paid us is…

by Jeff Burgar Anywhere you go, you will find people who have low opinions, high opinions, no opinions of anything you care to name. Start with people. Doctors. Nurses. Plumbers. Farmers. French people. German people. Americans. Albertans. Central Canadians. Black…

Rev. Leon Cadsap, and the members of St. Mark’s Anglican Church, would like to thank all the people who took the time to come and read the Bible out loud during Holy Week. This is a project that includes many…
Eco Death project wins silver

Richard Froese South Peace News Three Grade 8 students at Prairie River Junior High School came home with winning results at the Peace Regional Junior High Science Fair March 23-24 in Peace River. Eve Keay won a silver medal for…

Spotlight Staff Dry, windy conditions during the first week of April have prompted Wildfire Information Officer Leah Lovequist to issue a caution to everyone regarding burning. Areas of dead grass are extremely dry. Under windy conditions a wildfire will spread…