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Spotlight Staff Impaired drivers in Alberta face stiffer penalties as the federal government is set to legalize marijuana next summer. The Government of Alberta is proposing new legislation to deter impaired driving and improve safety on the province’s roads, says…
Christmas lights display shines during annual Light-Up

An estimated crowd of nearly 1,000 attended High Prairie Light-Up on Nov. 24. People were packed for several rows in the Civic Square awaiting the Santa Claus Parade, which drew about a dozen colourful and festive entries. After the parade,…

Richard Froese South Peace News Proposed new regulations for storage sea cans in residential areas in hamlets have been presented by Big Lakes County after some concern and opposition. At its regular meeting Nov. 29, council gave first reading to…
PIC – Putting Christ back in Christmas

St. Mark’s Anglican Church held its Live Nativity Celebration Dec. 1 outside the church. The short play re-enacts the night of Christ’s birth. In the photo, Desiree Bissell plays Mary while Brian Gilroy plays Joseph.

Spotlight Staff Health and safety are paramount as the provincial government moves forward with legislation to manage legalized cannabis (marijuana). Rules and regulations would be implemented as the federal government is set to legalize the use and possession of non-medical…
HPE – students wrap 43 shoeboxes for needy

Joseph Gill Diesel Willier HPE Reporters This is Diesel Willier and Joseph Gill here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 1S had a great time skating on their first visit to the arena.…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If you need to stock up on Christmas treats for the holiday season, here’s your chance. The High Prairie United Church’s annual Cookie Extravaganza will be Dec. 8 from 5-6 p.m. at the downtown Elks…

Richard Froese South Peace News Donations are now being accepted for Christmas hampers by Santa’s Little Helpers. The High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council has launched its annual campaign to provide a joyous Christmas for families, seniors and individuals…
Joussard School – Book Fair exceeds expectations

Jayla Willier Joussard Reporter Greetings to everyone from Joussard School! My name is Jayla Willier and I am bringing you our news. In kindergarten, our students have already caught the Christmas spirit. They have spent the last week expressing their…
Korols grateful for community support

Richard Froese South Peace News A couple who lost all their possessions when their home was destroyed by fire has received another major donation from a service organization. Fred and Lyla Korol accepted a cheque of $500 from the High…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Business Support Network has changed its regular sessions to once every two months instead of monthly. Participants were surveyed in October after attendance fell recently at the sessions organized under Community Futures –…
Zirka Dancers resurrect adult group

Richard Froese South Peace News Adult dance has returned to the Zirka Dancers of the Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie. “We have been offering it every year but this has been the first time in at least five years…
The Page – November 29, 2017

Here is a Tip of The Page Hat to all the volunteers who put together the High Prairie Light-Up this past Friday evening. Weather was a bit nippy, but warmer than in year’s past. So that might have helped the…
PIC – Neighbours helping neighbours

People gathered at the Elks and Royal Purple Community Hall in McLennan on Nov. 11 for the annual Remembrance Day service. Following the service, three members of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron No. 539 and one member from the…