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Hall headlines chamber gala

Richard Froese South Peace News A special speaker to motivate business people will be featured at the newly-named Working Together Gala on Oct. 20 as the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates Small Business Week. Oct. 14-20. “We…
Charity golf tourney seeks new vision

Richard Froese South Peace News After five years, it appears the Big Lakes County Charity Golf Tournament will continue despite the organizing committee recommending it be terminated because of declining funding support and increased staff time. At its regular meeting…
CRC Auction returns Nov. 18

Richard Froese South Peace News The annual High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council Live Radio/Webcast Auction returns after a year off. “We’re holding the auction on Nov. 18,” says Lois Dunn, who chairs the board. Action and the auction…

Chris Clegg South Peace News They could not have chosen a better theme. Who doesn’t remember curling up inside their favourite quilt on a cold winter’s night, or simply enjoying the warmth and security it provides? Members of the High…
PIC – United we stand!

The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre marked Orange Shirt Day Sept. 30 by wearing orange shirts on Sept. 28. Left-right, are Edward L’Hirondelle, persons with development disabilities support worker Addy Auger, receptionist Bev L’Hirondelle, Driftpile drummer and recording artist Derrick…
‘Comforts of Home’ will be on full display

Chris Clegg South Peace News They probably could not have chosen a better theme. Who doesn’t remember curling up inside their favourite quilt on a cold winter’s night, or simply enjoying the warmth and security it provides? Members of the…
PICs – Big Lakes County opens fire halls to community

Fire districts in Big Lakes County hosted an open house and barbecue Oct 1 to mark Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. Events were held at fire halls in Enilda, Faust, Grouard, Joussard and Kinuso. Residents were given opportunity to learn…
Thank you, Dr. Laughlin!

High Prairie and area residents took the time to honour long-time physician Dr. Robin Laughlin at an appreciation evening Sept. 22 at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. Dr. Laughlin has practiced medicine in High Prairie for 43 years and has…

Plans in organizing the annual High Prairie Light-Up Celebration continue. The High Prairie Community Beautification Association meets at 6 p.m. on Oct. 10 at Amiro’s Steak House to discuss added events to the celebration. The meeting begins at 6 p.m.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Culture Days festivities planned for Sept. 29 in Gift Lake Metis Settlement have been called off. “We cancelled it because we are taking some members to a Metis celebration in Edmonton,” settlement administrator Tammy Anderson…
Gala scheduled for Oct. 20

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce has set Oct. 20 as the date for the annual Small Business Gala to celebrate Small Business Week, Oct. 14-20. New chamber president Barry Sharkawi made the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It will soon be time to haul out your Halloween decorations and display them in the yard. And to encourage as many people to take part as possible, the Town of High Prairie is holding…

Richard Froese South Peace News Fire districts in Big Lakes County will open their doors Oct 1 to residents for a special barbecue to mark Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. Big Lakes County Fire Services will host the free barbecue…
Seniors enjoy medal haul

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie seniors once again showed what it takes to compete on the national stage after winning medals in several events at the Canada 55+ Games in Saint John, N.B. Athletes won medals in darts,…
PICs – MLA chats with residents

Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee hosted her annual fall community barbecue Sept. 7 by her local office at the Town of High Prairie civic building. She gave people an opportunity to ask questions and express ideas and concerns. The…