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Tough act to follow!

While leaping high into the air, High Prairie Zirka dancer Kadin Kit gives the illusion he is touching the ceiling and leaping high above other dancers in the background. Left-right are Hope Keshen, Makayla Jahnert, Jared Gomes, Kelsi Smith and…

Spotlight Staff Provincial funding has been injected into three municipalities in the Peace country to boost growth and diversify local economies. The Municipal District of Greenview based in Valleyview has secured about $37,000 from the Community and Regional Economic Support…
PIC – New Olympia ice resurfacer arrives at arena

A new 2016 Olympia ice resurfacer for the Sports Palace and Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre in High Prairie arrived March 2. It was purchased by the High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board. Left-right, are Town of High Prairie Mayor…
PICs – Many hands make light work

Hundreds of apple pies were made at Pleasantview Lodge on March 4 as a fundraiser for the Pleasantview Senior Lodge Auxiliary. About 30 volunteers made 487 pies, which sold at $10 each. Originally, 400 pies were planned to be made,…
Joussard School – students in store for tasty treat

Haiden Laboucan Joussard Reporter This is Haiden Laboucan from Joussard School bringing you the news of this last week. In kindergarten, our students reported that they are having a great time building collages on their iPads of things that start…
PICs – “Good Old Country Fun”

“Good Old Country Fun at the Sports Palace” was the theme for the High Prairie Figure Skating Club annual ice carnival March 4 at The Sports Palace. Skaters from pre-schools to youth showcased their skills. The show wrapped up the…
PIC – Achievement recognized

E.W. Pratt High School recognized the efforts of Harmony Cunningham, right, Feb. 28. Cunningham earned a Certificate of Excellence in the English 20-1 program last year; however, due to an omission, she was not recognized at last year’s awards ceremony.…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report for Feb. 22 to March 7: Growing the North Conference Feb. 21-13, I attended the Growing the North Conference in Grande Prairie. This…

Spotlight Staff A new energy efficiency report gives the province a road map to create jobs, diversify the economy and save Albertans money. The new report points to programs like small-scale solar and greater use of energy-saving appliances as ways…
PIC – Flapjacks, friends and fellowship

Annie Blackhurst, left, and Tiny Rasmussen, both of High Prairie, enjoy flapjacks, sausage and eggs during the Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch Feb. 28 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in High Prairie. Shrove Tuesday is a day in February or March…
The Page – March 15, 2017

The Montreal Canadiens’ alumni game will certainly be remembered by many people for a long time. Thumbs Up to Marigold Enterprises for bringing such a good show to town. And how about all those Habs’ sweaters? It just goes to…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie RCMP arrested four people Feb. 28 on various property related crimes. The charges stemmed from several break and enters in High Prairie over the past months. The four face several charges including 15…

Spotlight Staff Albertans are being encouraged to provide input on how provincial labour laws could apply to farms and ranches. Six technical working groups have developed recommendations on how employment standards, labour relations, and occupational health and safety requirements could…

Richard Froese South Peace News A former Kinuso bank employee, who transferred just over $100,000 from accounts of three seniors to another account over a period of two years, will spend the next year in jail. Chantal Lina Bonen- fant,…
PIC – Champions

The E.W. Pratt High School curling team won the gold medal at the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association Provincials in Lethbridge March 2-4. The team placed first in their round-robin pool after winning a tiebreaker, then defeated Red Deer Hunting Hills…