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Peace Country’s best coming to High Prairie

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor football comes to town this weekend as the High Prairie Outlaws host the Peace Country Bantam Football League jamboree June 24. Entering their third year in the league this fall, the Outlaws will welcome…
PIC – PRJH students stage mystery thriller

The Prairie River Junior High School Drama Club presented a two-act play Folded Stories, a mystery thriller written by teacher/director Michael Olsen. The play was presented June 11 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre to parents and community in the…
PIC – Little dear on a John Deere

Three generations of a farm and ranch family enjoyed the customer appreciation lunch at Martin Deerline in High Prairie on June 6. Left-right, Scotlynd Rich Anderson, 2, of High Prairie, sits in the driver’s seat of a small John Deere…
North Country Fair June 22-24, 2018

Celebrating 40 Years: A glimpse of North Country Fair history Submitted North Country Fair began as a dream to celebrate the Summer Solstice: an age-old concept of gathering for the longest day of the year. As the aspiring back-to-the-landers and…
PICs – Musicians strut their stuff

Guitar and violin students of Marjie Hyland of High Prairie presented a year-end spring concert May 28 at the High Prairie Victory Centre. It was evident students put in many hours of difficult practice before the concert to hone their…
Bus drivers ‘steered’ in right direction

Richard Froese South Peace News Three local bus drivers were tops in the third annual Zone 5 [Northwest] School Bus Roadeo in High Prairie on May 26, hosted by the High Prairie School Division. HPSD driver Kirsten Burger of Kinuso…
PIC – Load up the wagon

High Prairie RCMP provided a vehicle to gather food for the High Prairie and District Food Bank at the Red Apple grand opening May 19. Two trips to the food bank had to be made after generous contributions from customers…
PICs – School, community bands perform for public

Two High Prairie school bands and an adult band were centre stage at the Spring Concert on May 24 at Prairie River Junior High School. The Prairie River Senior Band and E.W. Pratt Wind Ensemble performed under the leadership of…
PICs – A wonderful show of dance!

High Prairie Repertoire Dance Society staged two recitals on May 13, Mother’s Day, at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre performing arts centre to wrap up the dance season. Dancers ranged from preschoolers to those in their upper teens. Many of…
PICs – Wooten wins PRJH talent title

Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie showcased their performing arts skills in the fourth annual Prairie River’s Got Talent show May 4 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre performing arts theatre. Katie Wooten, Grade 8, was…
East Peace 4-H members preparing for show and sale

Chris Clegg South Peace News Some do it because they love animals. Some do it because they want to learn how to properly raise animals. Some even do it for the money. Whatever the reason, or combination of reasons, 4-H…
PICs – Red Apple opens in High Prairie

Red Apple opened its store at the former The Bargain! Shop location May 19. Well over 100 people waited anxioulsy outside to celebrate the ribbon cutting, then take advantage of sales and giveaways at the beautifully renovated store.  
Salute to Seniors begins June 3

South Peace News Archives Chris Clegg South Peace News A Senior’s Spring Tea at the High Prairie Municipal Library will kick off events June 3-8 when the region celebrates Seniors Week. Big Lakes FCSS organizes most of the events, but…
PICs – Hospice Walk tops $9,000

The total now stands at $9,158 and counting! The High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society held its 17th annual Hospice Walk May 6 under sunny skies. “Donations enable us to provide initiatives within the High Prairie Health Care…