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Students support Terry Fox en masse

A Terry Fox banner is waved by students. In front, left-right, are McKenzie Patenaude-Richard [kindergarten], Joseph Belesky (kindergarten), and Angelica Sutherland [Grade 1]). In the back row, left-right, are Jaylee Halcrow [Grade 7], Zale Zabolotniuk [Grade 11], Corey Isaac [Grade…
Pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving

Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie hosted a Thanksgiving Tea on Oct. 7 and a sale of pumpkin pies, just in time for the harvest holiday. Left-right are Pleasantview residents Bernadette Doucette, Janis Bloom and Theresa Simoneau.

Richard Froese South Peace News Two tickets to an Edmonton Oilers’ hockey game is among the top auction items at the Small Business Week Gala for the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are still available for the…

Best Rod 1st Place – 1923 Ford T-Bucket Wayne Lapawchuk Kinuso, Ab. 2nd Place – 1947 Chev Businessman Coupe Cliff Atkinson Northstar, Ab. Best Original 1st Place 1929 Model A Roadster Pick-up Fred Moes Swan Hills, Ab. 2nd Place 1972…
Show and Shine a big hit in Slave Lake

Katrina Owens For Spotlight The 10th Annual Show and Shine hosted by Route 88 Rods & Customs swept Slave Lake by storm on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016. Various cars, motorcyles and trucks lined Main Street and brought in quite…
Peavine goes ‘Back to Our Roots’

Richard Froese South Peace News “Back to Our Roots” was the focus of the inaugural Peavine Cultural Days held Aug. 23-25. Seniors of Peavine Metis Settlement organized the event to inspire the younger generations to value and maintain their traditional…
Sucker Creek First Nation celebrates culture at pow wow

Richard Froese Spotlight Aboriginal culture was celebrated at the fourth annual Sucker Creek Powwow, held Aug. 13-14. Colourful outfits, drummers and singers delighted the crowds in the arbour as community leaders, dignitaries and flags led the grand entry for each…
Golf tourney supports community projects

Richard Froese South Peace News Thousands of dollars were expected to be raised at the third annual Big Lakes Invitational Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 11 at High Prairie and District Golf Course. “We had about 100 golfers and we…
PIC – Painted Faces at the Penny Carnival

Getting their faces painted at the Penny Carnival held Aug. 10 was a thrill for brothers, letf-right, Thomas Strebchuk, 2, and Jack Strebchuk. Look for more pictures in next weeks South Peace News.
Good ol’ time at the fourth annual Hoedown Jamboree

Richard Froese Spotlight Toes were tapping and hands were clapping at the fourth annual Country Hoedown on July 22-24 in Triangle at the Pioneer Threshermen’s Association grounds. “We had a crowd estimated at 1,000 people, similar to last year,” says…