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Community band takes to the big screen

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and District Community Band hit the big screen at its season finale concert June 9 at the Park Theatre. Sitting below the screen where excerpts of movies rolled, the band played the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The clock will again be turned back to the days of yesterday July 1 when the Triangle Pioneer Threshermans Association rolls out the carpet for its Canada Day festivities 15 km west of High Prairie…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Canada Day offers fun for everyone with its usual schedule of activities at the Joussard Community Association Hall and adjacent grounds. Events on July 1 are similar to years past because there is no need…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Rodeo fans will not be left high and dry this coming Canada Day weekend. Rodeo returns to Spruce Point Park June 30 and July 1 with two terrific shows beginning at 3 p.m. each day.…
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 This article was written by Kerri Gnass, a member of the Lesser Slave Lake North Country Community Association. North Country Fair began as a dream to celebrate the Summer Solstice:…
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…