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PICs – Santa Claus Parade kicks off winter bash

  Almost 1,000 people lined the streets of High Prairie Nov. 24 to enjoy the annual Santa Claus Parade. This year marked the 13th edition of the popular event, first organized and still organized by Anne Bankey. During the first…
Shopping, shopping everywhere at Light-Up

A tour around High Prairie on Nov. 24 saw many businesses and organizations holding special sales and events at High Prairie Light-Up. The Lesser Slave Watershed Council hosted cookie decorating, Marigold Enterprises held a Christmas Market, the High Prairie and…
PICs – Little Elves share the joy of Christmas

High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Centre hosted its annual Little Elves Christmas Party on Nov. 24 at the High Prairie Children’s Centre. Children up to six years of age enjoyed a variety of activities such as crafts, songs, stories…
Christmas lights display shines during annual Light-Up

An estimated crowd of nearly 1,000 attended High Prairie Light-Up on Nov. 24. People were packed for several rows in the Civic Square awaiting the Santa Claus Parade, which drew about a dozen colourful and festive entries. After the parade,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Once it is sealed, no one will see what’s inside until 2067. High Prairie’s newest time capsule will be sealed at a ceremony at the High Prairie downtown Elks Hall Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.…
PICs – What a night it was!

>Nearly 1,000 attend annual Light-Up celebration An estimated crowd of close to 1,000 attended High Prairie Light-Up celebrations Nov. 24. The Santa Claus Parade kicked of the evening before the switch was flipped to light up the town’s dazzling Christmas…
Light-Up a much-anticipated event

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie’s most anticipated winter event is just days away. The switch will be flipped to turn on the region’s most spectacular Christmas lights display Nov. 24 when the annual High Prairie Light-Up ceremony occurs.…
High Prairie thanks for the freedoms

Richard Froese South Peace News Thanks and tributes were expressed for those who fought for the freedoms of Canadians during a Remembrance Day service in High Prairie Legion hall on Nov. 11. “It’s very important to remember them,” says local…

Santa Claus Parade The 13th annual High Prairie Santa Claus Parade will be Nov. 24. Entrants do not need to register and are asked to be at the old water treatment plant at 6:30 p.m. to line up. The parade…
PICs – St. Andrew’s takes time to remember

Junior and senior high school students at St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with the school’s 15th annual Peace Day ceremony Nov. 9. As usual, the ceremony was presented by Grade 11 students in the Social…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Santa Claus will be making an early visit to town Nov. 17 at the High Prairie Municipal Library’s Christmas Party. The evening of festivity begins at 6 p.m. with Santa making an early appearance at…
Lest We Forget

South Peace News asked members of the High Prairie Air Cadet Squadron to share their views on what Remembrance Day means to them. On this page, and on page 33, they share their thoughts. Please enjoy!   Remembrance Day is.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie Santa Claus Parade organizer Anne Bankey is hoping that 13 will not be unlucky. “It’s going to be good,” says an optimistic Bankey, who has watched the parade steadily grow throughout the years.…