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Alberta Health Services held Family Games at the Marigold parking Lot Friday, Nov. 30 as part of High Prairie Light-Up. The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce gave away hotdogs and hot chocolate while Marigold gave away popcorn.
UPDATE – Slippery road causes traffic jam

Richard Froese South Peace News Slippery roads caused several vehicles to get stuck along Highway 679 between High Prairie and McLennan on Nov. 28. “Two tractor trailer units and two smaller vehicles couldn’t make it up a hill and got…
Aquatic centre nets two more Red Cross awards

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre has received another two provincial swimming awards from the Canadian Red Cross. Aquatic centre staff and the Town of High Prairie High Prairie celebrated the awards that were announced at…
Shared vision offered for town-county fringe

Richard Froese South Peace News Residents offered a variety of ideas for the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County to create an inter-municipal development plan (IDP). About 10 citizens helped shape an IDP for an area surrounding the…
PIC – Dancers entertain

High Prairie schools and the community celebrated Metis Week, Nov. 12-17 with special performances Nov. 14 by the Ivan Flett Memorial Dancers. The group is comprised of three siblings and Flett grandchildren from Winnipeg. The trio performed during the day…
HPE teacher wins French teaching award

Cager Pilkey Leah Thompson HPE Reporters This is Leah and Cager with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Student Led Conferences are coming up at HPE on Nov. 28-29 from 4-6 p.m. Remember to visit…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Elementary students in area schools are rehearsing for Christmas concerts beginning the next few weeks. St. Andrew’s School holds it Advent Celebration Nov. 30 at 10:30 a.m. The celebration traditionally kicks off the holiday season.…
Book fair raises $2,000+

Wapastim Isadore-Bellerose Joussard Reporter Greetings from our little school in Joussard! As I roamed around the school, talking to different people, I learned the following: Kindergarten students are so busy learning the alphabet letters. One of the activities that is…
Museum showing Christmas presents of yesteryear

Want to see what your grandfather or grandmother might have received for Christmas? Or how about looking at some of the decorations on the Christmas trees from decades ago? The High Prairie Museum has set up a display and will…
Beautification to honour Herben

When you see all the lights in the Civic Square again this year, think of Lynn Herben and Grace Burgar. The two women had a dream in the early 1990s to light up the town and what you see today…
PICs – Pratt takes time to remember

E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with an assembly on Nov. 9 with members of the High Prairie Legion and High Prairie RCMP as special guests. The Canadian flag was carried in by the Royal Canadian…

H.P. court docket Nov. 119, 2018 Judge D.R. Shynkar A High Prairie man and his common law wife were sentenced after being found together, against court orders to have no contact with each other. Kenneth Robert Lauck, 40, and Stacy…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The question is simple: when will the federal budget be balanced? But despite efforts to get an answer, the federal Liberals are not answering. “On Tuesday [Nov. 21], the Trudeau Liberals voted against a Conservative…
Larivee applauds effort to help children

Chris Clegg South Peace News Six northern Alberta First Nations are among 11 partners involved in a health consortium to better supports for First Nations children. On Nov. 15, Alberta became the first province to implement Jordan’s Principle, which will…