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Piatrashka, Beauchamp top fishermen

Joussard Community Association held its 26th Annual JCA Ice Fishing Tournament March 6 at Joussard on the shores of Lesser Slave Lake. This year, 79 two-person teams [158 anglers] participated with Andrei Pitrashka and Larry Beauchamp winning first place prize…
PICs – A labour of love!

About a dozen members of the High Prairie Quilt Guild participated in Quilt-Till-U-Wilt April 6 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church Hall. Every two years, members gather to make several dozen quilts for hospital and cancer patients to help keep them…
PIC – Never looked so good!

High Prairie fire chief Ken Melnyk has a laugh after receiving a doll in his image from the Ayles family at the High Prairie Fire Department Spring Ball April 6. Melnyk officially announced his retirement effective June 30 after 38…
Triangle mud bog weekend back in June

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Triangle’s popular weekend of mud bog racing returns in June after being ditched last year. The Pioneer Threshermen’s Association will host the event June 29-30. “We have more volunteers who want to organize it and bring…
PICs – Plenty of perogies

The Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie hosted a fundraising Perogy Fest on April 3 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. About 225-250 people attended the event, says fundraising organizer Terri Forseille. More than 4,000 perogies were made and about $3,000…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Excitement is building for the 18th annual High Prairie Gun and Sports Sportsman Show, April 13-14. The High Prairie Fish and Game Association hosts the event at the Sports Palace and Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre. “We…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Rodeo fans can circle April 27-28 on their calendars for the first big show of the season. The High Prairie Agricultural Society Spring Rodeo will be held at the end of April at the High Prairie…
Gun & Sportsman Show April 13-14

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Spring is in the air and time for the 18th annual High Prairie Gun and Sports Sportsman Show set for April 13-14. The High Prairie Fish and Game Association hosts the event at the Sports Palace…
Fashion show highlights celebration

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre celebrated its 40 years with festivities on March 22. Several guest speakers thanked the Friendship Centre for their dedicated work for the region. “You provide a service that people need…
Gospel Sing makes its return March 31

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Community Gospel Sing in High Prairie is being resurrected. A Gospel Sing returns March 31 at the Nazarene Church of High Prairie from 6-8 p.m. “People have asked for the Gospel Sing and many plan…

SPN Staff Samantha Martin, formerly of High Prairie, and Delta Sugar, are playing at the Legacy Centre in Slave Lake on Thursday, March 21. It’s the latest [and last of the season] show put on by the Stage North Association.…
Gun show aims for another big draw

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Spring is in the air and time again for the annual High Prairie Gun and Sports Sportsman Show April 13-14. The High Prairie Fish and Game Association hosts the event at the Sports Palace, Gordon Buchanan…
Skaters stage a dazzling display of dance

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Skating Club concluded its season with the year-end Ice Carnival March 9. This year’s theme A Blast From the Past featured mostly solo performances, which allowed each skater to truly highlight the skills…
PICs – Soup’s on during Lent

Delicious soup and sandwiches were on the menu at the Lenten Lunch on March 13 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in High Prairie to celebrate the Easter season. Lenten lunches of soup and sandwiches are served Wednesdays until April 17…
Sucker Creek opens outdoor skating rink

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Sucker Creek First Nation continues to provide more recreation options on the reserve. Feb. 13, residents gathered to celebrate the grand opening of their new outdoor skating rink. Dignitaries, company sponsors and youth gathered at the…