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HPE students Twinkle and Shine at Christmas

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Elementary School students in grades 1 and 3 presented a musical play Twinkle and Shine for its Christmas concert Dec. 19. Students delighted the audience of parents, family and friends in the 30-minute…
Hamper drive ensures ‘Merry Christmas’ for many

Chris Clegg South Peace News Never forget those less fortunate than you! It is a lesson St. Andrew’s School Grade 3 students are taught each year during the annual Christmas Hamper Drive. The drive was another success this year as…

Editor’s note: South Peace News asked students in the Grade 4 classes at High Prairie Elementary and St. Andrew’s School to write letters to Santa. However, they had to pretend they were “evil” characters in a movie, fairy tale or…
PICs – Santa Claus Parade kicks off winter bash

  Almost 1,000 people lined the streets of High Prairie Nov. 24 to enjoy the annual Santa Claus Parade. This year marked the 13th edition of the popular event, first organized and still organized by Anne Bankey. During the first…
Shopping, shopping everywhere at Light-Up

A tour around High Prairie on Nov. 24 saw many businesses and organizations holding special sales and events at High Prairie Light-Up. The Lesser Slave Watershed Council hosted cookie decorating, Marigold Enterprises held a Christmas Market, the High Prairie and…
PICs – Little Elves share the joy of Christmas

High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Centre hosted its annual Little Elves Christmas Party on Nov. 24 at the High Prairie Children’s Centre. Children up to six years of age enjoyed a variety of activities such as crafts, songs, stories…
Christmas lights display shines during annual Light-Up

An estimated crowd of nearly 1,000 attended High Prairie Light-Up on Nov. 24. People were packed for several rows in the Civic Square awaiting the Santa Claus Parade, which drew about a dozen colourful and festive entries. After the parade,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Once it is sealed, no one will see what’s inside until 2067. High Prairie’s newest time capsule will be sealed at a ceremony at the High Prairie downtown Elks Hall Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.…
PICs – What a night it was!

>Nearly 1,000 attend annual Light-Up celebration An estimated crowd of close to 1,000 attended High Prairie Light-Up celebrations Nov. 24. The Santa Claus Parade kicked of the evening before the switch was flipped to light up the town’s dazzling Christmas…
Light-Up a much-anticipated event

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie’s most anticipated winter event is just days away. The switch will be flipped to turn on the region’s most spectacular Christmas lights display Nov. 24 when the annual High Prairie Light-Up ceremony occurs.…
High Prairie thanks for the freedoms

Richard Froese South Peace News Thanks and tributes were expressed for those who fought for the freedoms of Canadians during a Remembrance Day service in High Prairie Legion hall on Nov. 11. “It’s very important to remember them,” says local…

Santa Claus Parade The 13th annual High Prairie Santa Claus Parade will be Nov. 24. Entrants do not need to register and are asked to be at the old water treatment plant at 6:30 p.m. to line up. The parade…
PICs – St. Andrew’s takes time to remember

Junior and senior high school students at St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with the school’s 15th annual Peace Day ceremony Nov. 9. As usual, the ceremony was presented by Grade 11 students in the Social…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Santa Claus will be making an early visit to town Nov. 17 at the High Prairie Municipal Library’s Christmas Party. The evening of festivity begins at 6 p.m. with Santa making an early appearance at…