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…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene Bitterness, anger, domestic violence, sexual abuse, drunkenness, drug abuse, religious indifference, bigotry, low self esteem, pride, self-promotion or selfishness, gossiping and back biting; unforgiveness. Or a passion for learning, developing healthy…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Provincial Championships in Edmonton Aug. 19-21. Swimmer Event Time Fin Kirsten Bruder Girl’s 9-10 25-M breast 20.07 2 Kirsten Bruder Girl’s 9-10 100-M medley 1:31.98 7 Kirsten Bruder Girl’s…
The Page – September 14, 2016

The old saying, “It wouldn’t be a walleye tournament without rain” hasn’t had a big impact on anglers at the Golden Walleye Classic. This year, it wasn’t just rain, but howling winds whipping up big waves on Lesser Slave Lake…

1912: The Hudson’s Bay Company opens a store in Grouard. 1912: The Northern Light steamboat makes a record run from Soto Landing to Grouard in 16 hours. 1912: The Grouard News reports the town is 2 1/2 square miles in…
Artifact-of-the-Week September 14, 2016

The High Prairie and District Museum has the Certificate of Incorporation of the High Prairie Curling Club in its possession. The curling club was incorporated on Nov. 16, 1933. The first curling rink in High Prairie was built by Dan…
Meet the new teachers at HPE, Pratt and St. Andrew’s

2 join HPE staff Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Elementary School has welcomed two new teachers to staff this year. Chris Langlois has been appointed to teach Grade 2. It is his first fulltime position teaching after he…

HPE Staff Welcome back to a new year at High Prairie Elementary School! We have lots of exciting things happening this year: presentations, field trips, clubs, Movie Night, month end assemblies, parent council, book fairs, Science In Motion and much,…
Joussard School off and running

Faith Fortier Joussard Reporter Hello! I am Faith Fortier and I will be bringing you the news from Joussard School for the month of September. While I wandered around the school, talking to kids, I found out that almost everyone…
Local fashion store helps spur rural movement

Rural Fashion Girl hit the publicity jackpot the week it opened and has since continued to strive toward excellence. In April 2016, the world’s most popular online news source, The Huffington Post, named the High Prairie ladies shop a must…
Life after being an MLA

Calahasen lands job with Northland SPN Staff Education has always been one of her many passions, so it should come as a surprise to no one that Pearl Calahasen is now working for Northland School Division. “Northland School Division No.…