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PIC – ‘Rolling’ in fun!

The High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council hosted its annual Little Elves Christmas Party on Nov. 30. Children up to six years of age enjoyed a variety of crafts and lunch. About 50 people attended. The event is traditionally…
PIC – You’re invited!

Trae Shephard, left, and Rebekah Strebchuk invite everyone to attend the Live Nativity at St. Mark’s Anglican Church Dec. 7. The annual celebration reminds everyone of the real reason for Christmas. The girls displayed the banner at the Santa Claus…
PIC – Dancers entertain

High Prairie schools and the community celebrated Metis Week, Nov. 12-17 with special performances Nov. 14 by the Ivan Flett Memorial Dancers. The group is comprised of three siblings and Flett grandchildren from Winnipeg. The trio performed during the day…
The tradition continues: Santa Claus Parade is 14!

This year, Anne Bankey will watch from the sidelines as she sees her dream continue. Bankey organized the first Santa Claus Parade in High Prairie and will watch as the 14th edition rolls by Friday, Nov. 30. Health reasons and…

An exciting addition to High Prairie Light-Up celebrations this year are the family and youth games. All sorts of fun from ice turkey or ice chicken bowling, milk jug curling, to snowshoe races highlight the evening. Look forward to tug-o-war,…
PIC – Neither rain nor cold . . .

High Prairie Beautification member Jennifer Anderson, left, and High Prairie Air Cadets volunteer Aaron Klassen, help install ground lights in the Civic Square Nov. 24 in preparation for Light-Up.  

One tradition at HP Light-Up is the Little Elves Christmas Party. Held by the High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council, Little Elves is held from 1-3 p.m. at the CRC office. The CRC provides a healthy play and learn…

The High Prairie RCMP are joining this year’s High Prairie Light-Up celebration and supporting a good cause. A road hockey game will begin between the Golden Age Club and Sports Palace shortly after the “flipping of the switch” around 7:15…

A Celebrity Chili Cookoff will be held this year as part of High Prairie Light-Up festivities. Victory Life Church is holding the cookoff, assisted by the High Prairie Community Beautification Association. All profits from the cookoff will be forwarded to…
PICs – Pratt takes time to remember

E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with an assembly on Nov. 9 with members of the High Prairie Legion and High Prairie RCMP as special guests. The Canadian flag was carried in by the Royal Canadian…
Hospital to be site of celebration

Chris Clegg South Peace News The tradition started at the old High Prairie Hospital over two decades ago, and is still going at the new hospital. The Festival of Trees will be held Dec. 4-5 in the hospital’s main lobby…
PIC – ‘Glad you called!’

High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council employees Nilda Dube, left, and Peggy McCarthy answer phone lines during the CRC Radio Auction Nov. 18. A steady stream of calls came in all afternoon from people anxious to bid on items.…
PIC – Fun & games

The High Prairie Municipal Library hosted its annual Christmas Party on Nov. 23. In the photo, children get into the action in the Oven Mitt game where participants have to open a gift while wearing oven mitts. Left-right, are Alexandra…

Chris Clegg South Peace News New games and the traditional visit from Santa Claus will highlight the High Prairie Municipal Library’s Christmas Party Nov. 23. The evening of festivity begins at 6 p.m. with Santa making an early appearance at…
High Prairie citizens take the time to remember

Chris Clegg South Peace News All Remembrance Day ceremonies in High Prairie are special, but perhaps this one had added significance. It was the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Great War, the War to…
FCSS staff wants you seeing red

Chris Clegg South Peace News They’re big, they’re red and each one carries an important message. They’re red silhouettes and each one represents a silent witness to abuse – an Alberta woman whose life was taken by her husband or…