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PIC – Not so hard!

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 4 student Neriah Auger, pounds a stake into the ground while making a teepee June 8. Her class visited the Grouard Native Cultural Arts Museum’s Historical Village to learn about Metis and First Nations culture.…
Joussard School – Students have mixed feelings

Sierra Giroux  Joussard Reporter Hello once again from Joussard School. The year is winding to a close and we have mixed feelings about that! Some of us are really looking forward to sleeping in, playing with friends and going on…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Community Health and Wellness Clinic has relocated to the new High Prairie Health Complex. First patients were welcomed on opening day June 14 at 9 a.m., says a news release from Alberta…
PIC – Mean and ‘green’

Bradley Robinson is ready to roll! Robinson, 5, pretended to drive one of the smaller tractors on display at the Martin Deerline Customer Appreciation Day June 14. The company fed several hundred people beef on a bun and salad during…
Explore the outdoors and be safe

Richard Froese Spotlight Spruce Point Park west of Kinuso was the scene of an Outdoor Expo on June 10 to promote safe and healthy outdoor activities. Big Lakes County hosted the event with a grant of $1,495 from the Alberta…
Elders honoured, thanked for efforts during Seniors’ Week

Richard Froese South Peace News Seniors from throughout the region were honoured and celebrated during Seniors’ Week, June 4-10. Events began June 4 with an afternoon tea and entertainment at the High Prairie Municipal Library. A delicious dessert and beverages…
PIC – The more the merrier!

Local dart players will be competing at the 2017 Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games Sept. 14-17 in High Prairie after qualifying at zone playoffs. Left-right are Wendell Ebbett, Evelyn Lesiuk and Bill Lesiuk. Ebbett qualified in the Men’s 70-Plus Years category,…
Don’t put away the books yet

Chris Clegg South Peace News If you think that reading at the library during your summer holidays isn’t fun, just ask Cynara Pichay. “I was in the program two or three years,” says Pichay, who was recently hired as this…
NLC continues to build bridges

Cultual awareness training offered at workshop SPN Staff Northern Lakes College is taking an active leadership role by hosting cultural awareness training for staff, students and the public. On June 8, NLC hosted “Residential Schools, The History and its Effects…
PIC – Let the light shine!

St. Andrew’s School and staff were busy planting flowers near the east wing entrance of the school June 8. Above, Serenidy Ominayak shows off plants she is ready to plant. Students are encouraged to let their light shine. Now, if…
The Page – June 21, 2017

This is about the time of year when the dreaded tent caterpillars are usually chomping merrily away on local trees. And in fact, they are, from British Columbia to the Maritimes. Our western Lesser Slave Lake region hasn’t seen much…

Richard Froese South Peace News A High Prairie man facing a charge of sexual assault will have a hearing in November to determine whether he is fit to stand trial. The matter returned to High Prairie provincial court June 12.…
A perfect day at the lake for fishing derby

Tom Henihan Spotlight The weather was ideal, sunny and warm will a cool breeze by the water during the ninth annual Knights of Columbus Children’s Fishing Derby at Winagmi Lake Provincial Park on Saturday, June 10. Although the conditions were…
Couple finds love with help of cream can

Chris Clegg South Peace News Love will eventually find a way. Even if it means sending messages at the bottom of a cream can. Cecile M. Gannon shared stories from her book Cream Can Romance during a visit to the…
PIC – ‘High’ time

ATCO Electric crews were out bright and early June 14 conducting maintenance on their lines in downtown High Prairie. Above, team lead service – High Prairie, Ray Brule works on the power lines. Indeed, some work while others still sleep.