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HP history calendars on sale at Light-Up

If you enjoy reading about the history of High Prairie and area, South Peace News has a surprise for you! And just in time for Christmas! Two High Prairie history calendars go on sale at High Prairie Light-Up on Nov.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Local shopping for Christmas is being urged by High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce. Passport to Christmas promotion returns and kicks off Nov. 24, the same day as the popular High Prairie Light-Up and…

Mayor suggests meeting away from High Prairie Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council will attempt to hammer out a unified strategy on the controversial Northern Lakes College campus this week. However, the discussion will be held in…
Salt Prairie trapper snares cougar

Chris Clegg South Peace News In his 50-plus years of trapping, Clarence Cardinal was not prepared for the shock he received Nov. 18. While checking the snares on his trapline near Salt Prairie, he came upon an animal caught in…
Kasinec values Encounters with Canada

Richard Froese Spotlight A high school student from High Prairie has enriched his life on a special trip to the nation’s capital. Mack Kasinec of St. Andrew’s School was among 140 students who participated in the Encounters with Canada program…

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…
Joussard School – Students making poppies

Jayla Willier Joussard Reporter Hello, there! This is Jayla Willier, bringing you our news again. We are liking the sunny weather here, but the cold is taking a bit to get used to! During my rounds today, I found out…
HPE – Special assembly honours those who served

Matthew Willier-Ridge Melissa Watts HPE Reporters This is Matthew Willier-Ridge and Melisssa Watts here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3J is beginning regrouping in Math. Today, they added 246 plus 125. Watch…
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…
Horseshoe club wins top honours in province

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie continues to pitch its profile in the sport of horseshoes in Alberta. Established in July 2017, the High Prairie Horseshoe Club was honoured with three awards by the Alberta Horseshoe Pitchers Association Oct.…
The Page – November 15, 2017

It isn’t always true, but we ran across a saying last week. The saying, from New York kazillionaire Michael Bloombeg is, “The biggest management failures are not missed targets, but missed opportunities.” We take it to mean it isn’t not…
MLA’s Report – Focused on jobs, health, education

Danielle Larivee, MLA, Lesser Slave Lake Two weeks ago, I joined MLAs from across Alberta at the Legislature to begin what is already shaping up to be a busy and exciting legislative session. During this session, my colleagues in our…
RCMP dogs get trained to detect human remains

Spotlight Staff The first two RCMP dog teams to be trained by the RCMP to detect human remains finished their training last Friday at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alberta. The RCMP is the only…

Jeff Burgar Osoyoos First Nation Chief Clarence Louie gave a good speech at the recent High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week Gala. For those who may not know, Osoyoos is now considered one of the most…
PIC – Alliance sponsors chamber awards

High Prairie & Area Chamber of Commerce president Jennifer Zatko, left, accepts a cheque for $2,500 from Lesser Slave Lake Economic Alliance chair Barry Sharkawi at the chamber awards gala on Oct. 21.
NLC rewards long-service employees

Spotlight Staff Twenty-six long-time and retiring employees at Northern Lakes College were recognized for their many years of dedicated service Oct. 18. NLC established the long service awards to express appreciation and recognition to long-serving faculty and staff members whose…