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PICs – Payne, Ehman win Viewer’s Choice Awards

Over 350 people attended the High Prairie Quilt Guild’s annual show and sale at St. Andrew’s School Oct. 21-22. People attending enjoyed a dazzling display of large and small quilts, as well as wall hangings. The program listed 128 entries.…
Chamber presents annual business awards

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce presented nine awards during the annual Small Business Gala Oct. 21 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. The event was part of Small Business Week, Oct. 15-21. “All…
Fall festival plants seed for community garden

Richard Froese South Peace News Plenty of colour and fun for all ages attracted several children and families to the High Prairie Community Garden Fall Festival at the Elks Pro Rodeo Grounds on Oct. 14. The event was created to…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22.…
High Prairie Quilt Guild hosts annual show Oct. 21-22

Chris Clegg Spotlight Canada has celebrated its 150th birthday all year so it seems only fitting that the High Prairie Quilt Guild will use our nation’s birthday as its theme for the annual show and sale Oct. 21-22. “Our theme…
PIC – Wishing many more

Former High Prairie resident Kathleen Randall, left, celebrated her 100th birthday of Oct. 5. With her is Dickie Willier, whom she treated like a son. A party was held at Beaumont, Alta. on Oct. 8. Randall now resides at the…
Tears flow during annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Chris Clegg South Peace News Over 100 High Prairie and area residents shed many tears and memories of lost loved ones at the Sisters in Spirit Vigil Oct. 4. Elder Louis Bellrose prayed for all the missing women during his…
PICs – Students support Terry Fox en masse

High Prairie schools participated in the Terry Fox National School Run Day on Sept. 28 to raise funds to fight cancer. Students from High Prairie Elementary School, Prairie River Junior High School and E.W. Pratt High School walked and ran…
Grimshaw Gun Shows draws dealers, visitors from all over

Mac Olsen Spotlight The Grimshaw Curling Rink was filled with firearms and hunting goods dealers during the weekend of Sept. 23-24, and co-organizer Jerrold Lundgaard takes satisfaction with the outcome. “I’m pleased with the support of the volunteers and the…

Alberta Zones Zone 1 – Sunny South Zone 2 – Big Country Zone 3 – Calgary Zone 4 – Silver Willow Zone 5 – Black Gold Zone 6 – Edmonton Zone 7 – Lakeland Zone 8 – Mighty Peace Bocce…
Local athletes win medals at 55-Plus Games

Richard Froese South Peace News Several local participants won medals at the Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games in High Prairie on Sept. 14-16. Robert and Janet Lemay collected a gold medal in doubles cribbage in the 55-plus open category. “It’s great…
PICs – Fishing fanatics

Each year at the Golden Walleye Classic, organizers hold a Captain and Kids Fishing Tournament. This year, two girls tied for first after catching an 89-cm jack at the Sept. 2 event.
Let the games begin!

Richard Froese South Peace News About 300 seniors throughout the province were welcomed to High Prairie for the Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games during the opening ceremonies Sept. 14. Banners for the eight zones was carried in during the ceremonies at…
Rejuvenated MacIntyre Park rededicated

Richard Froese South Peace News A refreshed MacIntyre Park was officially celebrated Aug. 26 by the High Prairie Community Beautification Association. “Thank you to all of those who helped with the different little projects that we have had over the…