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Chris Clegg South Peace News Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22.…
High Prairie Quilt Guild hosts annual show Oct. 21-22

Chris Clegg Spotlight Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22. “Our theme…
PIC – Wishing many more

Former High Prairie resident Kathleen Randall, left, celebrated her 100th birthday of Oct. 5. With her is Dickie Willier, whom she treated like a son. A party was held at Beaumont, Alta. on Oct. 8. Randall now resides at the…
Tears flow during annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Chris Clegg South Peace News Over 100 High Prairie and area residents shed many tears and memories of lost loved ones at the Sisters in Spirit Vigil Oct. 4. Elder Louis Bellrose prayed for all the missing women during his…
PICs – Students support Terry Fox en masse

High Prairie schools participated in the Terry Fox National School Run Day on Sept. 28 to raise funds to fight cancer. Students from High Prairie Elementary School, Prairie River Junior High School and E.W. Pratt High School walked and ran…
Grimshaw Gun Shows draws dealers, visitors from all over

Mac Olsen Spotlight The Grimshaw Curling Rink was filled with firearms and hunting goods dealers during the weekend of Sept. 23-24, and co-organizer Jerrold Lundgaard takes satisfaction with the outcome. “I’m pleased with the support of the volunteers and the…

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Local athletes win medals at 55-Plus Games

Richard Froese South Peace News Several local participants won medals at the Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games in High Prairie on Sept. 14-16. Robert and Janet Lemay collected a gold medal in doubles cribbage in the 55-plus open category. “It’s great…
PICs – Fishing fanatics

Each year at the Golden Walleye Classic, organizers hold a Captain and Kids Fishing Tournament. This year, two girls tied for first after catching an 89-cm jack at the Sept. 2 event.
Let the games begin!

Richard Froese South Peace News About 300 seniors throughout the province were welcomed to High Prairie for the Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games during the opening ceremonies Sept. 14. Banners for the eight zones was carried in during the ceremonies at…
Rejuvenated MacIntyre Park rededicated

Richard Froese South Peace News A refreshed MacIntyre Park was officially celebrated Aug. 26 by the High Prairie Community Beautification Association. “Thank you to all of those who helped with the different little projects that we have had over the…
1967 time capsule opens up memories

Richard Froese South Peace News Times have changed in High Prairie in the past 50 years. Memories and laughs were shared as the Town of High Prairie opened a time capsule buried in the Canadian centennial year of 1967. “Mr.…
River floating parade just two weeks away

Joe McWilliams Spotlight Let’s get right to it, shall we? Not only does dressing up a ‘floating float’ for the Aug. 26 Great Trail Celebration on Lesser Slave River sound like a lot of fun in itself – there is…
What a parade it was!

The High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade was another outstanding success Aug. 1. The 30-minute parade featured a marching band, many classic cars and vehicles, floats and – of course – horses! All of the local politicians attended as well…
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Monteith crowned Elks Pro Rodeo Queen

Richard Froese South Peace News Brooke Monteith is the 2017 Miss High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen. She was honoured Aug. 1 on the opening day of the two-day event. “I’m really excited to be the queen and represent High…