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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…
Lest We Forget

South Peace News asked members of the High Prairie Air Cadet Squadron to share their views on what Remembrance Day means to them. On this page, and on page 33, they share their thoughts. Please enjoy!   Remembrance Day is.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie Santa Claus Parade organizer Anne Bankey is hoping that 13 will not be unlucky. “It’s going to be good,” says an optimistic Bankey, who has watched the parade steadily grow throughout the years.…
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…