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Make a quilt to support Humboldt Broncos

Richard Froese South Peace News A High Prairie woman has organized a quilting project to make quilts to support those involved in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus April 6 that led to 16 casualties. “It is my hope…
Belli honoured for 39 years of service

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Volunteer Fire Department specially honoured one of its longest-serving members during the 48th annual High Prairie Firefighters’ Ball on April 14. Tony Belli was recognized and thanked as he retires from fire service…

Mac Olsen Spotlight Hunters, recreational shooters and others will be gathering at the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show April 21-22. “We expect a sold-out show,” says chairperson Darrell Basarab. “There’s a lot of interest again this year, [including] from…
Time to pick up pledge sheets!

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s only fundraiser each year and it’s set to go May 6. With a few minor changes. Hike for Hospice asks volunteers from High Prairie to…
ATB, concert help fill food bank’s shelves

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and District Food Bank was the big winner in a ‘food’raiser and a fundraiser March 17. ATB Financial collected food at the Park Theatre on March 17 and hosted a free viewing…
PICs – “A Night With Disney” in High Prairie

A Night With Disney was the theme of the annual High Prairie Figure Skating Club Skating Carnival on March 17 at the Sports Palace. Skaters from preschoolers to youth showcased their skills. The show wrapped up the 55th season for…
Interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day

While St. Patrick’s Day is renowned for celebrating Ireland, one need not be Irish to enjoy the festivities on March 17th. In fact, St. Patrick himself was not Irish, having been born in an area of Great Britain then referred…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Award-winning skaters from the High Prairie Figure Skating Club will present their annual Ice Carnival St. Patrick’s Day night at the Sports Palace. Skating to the theme of Disney, skaters will perform in singles, duet…
PIC – Zirka takes flight

The Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie presented Zabava during its annual dance recital March 3 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. The show featured the High Prairie Zirka Dancers. Above, instructor Danielle Marx spreads her wings in the Ukrainian welcome…
Joussard Community Association Ice Fishing Tournament 2018

Following are the results of the Joussard Ice Fishing Tournament held on March 10 at Joussard. Scores are recorded in lengths. No whitefish or perch were caught by any of the teams during the tournament. Some score totals include multiple…
Round the clock read begins March 25

Richard Froese South Peace News Churches in the High Prairie area will join for special services and events for the resurrection season leading to Easter Sunday, April 1. St. Mark’s Anglican Church continues its ritual to read through the Bible.…
PIC – Viva Italia!

Kinuso School hosted its ninth annual Italian dinner at the school on Feb. 26. Teacher Grant Ferguson says this was a fundraiser for the school’s athletics. Those who attended got treated to spaghetti with meat sauce, lasagna, pizza, garlic bread…
PICs – Family Day celebrated

Big Lakes Family and Community Support Services held a Family Day breakfast at the Joussard Community Hall on Feb. 19. Several dozen people attended to enjoy a hearty breakfast, some good conversation, and a few children’s activities. The breakfast has…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A High Prairie woman stricken with leukemia is about to receive a lot of help from a lot of her friends. Friends of Erica are rallying to raise money for Erica Stewart, owner of A…