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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,…
Welcome!

The community of High Prairie and region extends a warm welcome to all visitors and exhibitors to the annual High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show. Two days, three halls and plenty to see! Thank you for coming!   Photos are…
Hospital Gala raises thousands for health complex

Richard Froese South Peace News Residents from throughout the region and health workers gathered April 1 to celebrate the new High Prairie Health Complex that opens this week. Many people were thanked and joined the celebration at the High Prairie…

Local churches will celebrate Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter with services this weekend. Following is schedule of services, masses and other celebrations: Bethel Baptist Church Sun, April 16 at 11 a.m. Easter Sunday service. High Prairie Christian Centre Sun.,…

Mac Olsen Spotlight The 16th annual High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show is coming soon and it will feature everything from home-based businesses to hunting equipment and apparel. “There’s something for everybody at our show for the ladies, men and…
DUC banquet offered good food, good time

Tom Henihan Spotlight The 28th Smoky River Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) banquet and auction took place at the Elks Hall in McLennan on Saturday, March 18. Approximately 70 people attended the DUC event for members and invited guests. The purchase…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s time to get fit and raise a few dollars for a good cause. The St. Andrew’s Grade 12 Class of 2007 is holding a Move-a-Thon April 8 at the High Prairie Elementary School gymnasium.…
PIC – Let the games begin!

Opening ceremonies for the Alberta Female Midget B Championships in High Prairie were held March 23 at the Sports Palace. The High Prairie Timberwolves hosted the tournament March 23-26. Onoway won the title. In the photo, left-right, are Edmonton Force…