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HPNFC hosting June 21 Aboriginal Day celebration

Chris Clegg South Peace News For many years, the High Prairie Native Friendship Centre has led the way in promoting culture and friendship in the region. This year is no exception. The centre will again host Aboriginal Day celebrations June…
North Country Fair like coming home for Scott Cook

Joe McWilliams For Spotlight Spotlight reached Scott Cook by email in Kerrville Texas. He was performing at a festival down there. The next couple of emails came from Tulsa Oklahoma, where he was “hanging out,” before his next gig. First…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Town of High Prairie and High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board’s free barbecue to celebrate the end of Senior’s Week will be held June 9 at Jaycee Park from 11 a.m. to 1…

Mac Olsen Spotlight Children should pack their rods and tackle boxes for a day of fishing at Winagami Lake Provincial Park this Saturday. The Knights of Columbus McLennan/High Prairie Council is holding their ninth annual fishing derby on the breakwater…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A Senior’s Spring Tea will kick off events June 4-9 when the region celebrates Seniors Week. The High Prairie Municipal Library hosts the tea, which begins at 2 p.m. and runs until 4 p.m. Tea…
Time to relax and enjoy North Country Fair

Spotlight Staff For 39 years Lesser Slave Lake North Country Community Association has invited music and nature lovers to celebrate the longest day of the year at its annual North Country Fair. This family friendly summer solstice celebration is held…
Over $6,100 raised for a good cause

Numbers were down this year but the 12 participants in the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s Hospice Walk May 7 still managed to raise over $6,100. Money was still being collected at press time so the amount…
Traditional Powwow celebrates aboriginal culture

Chris Clegg South Peace News An estimated crowd of over 1,000 attended the High Prairie Traditional Powwow May 6 at the Sports Palace. The powwow has grown quickly in its three years; only a few hundred attended the first year.…
A great day for High Prairie

Partnerships, patience praised during opening of $228M facility Richard Froese South Peace News Partnerships and patience from the region were credited for the new High Prairie Health Complex as the community celebrated the grand opening May 12. “I think we…
3rd annual HP Traditional Powwow May 6

Richard Froese South Peace News The annual High Prairie Traditional Powwow returns May 6 for its third year. “Healing Our Hearts” is the theme when colourful dancers and Aboriginal culture takes centre stage at the Sports Palace for the event,…