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Elder Spencer Roundy Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints This week’s article was contributed by Elder Spencer Roundy. Elder Roundy has just completed a two-year service mission in our area, the Canada Edmonton Mission for the Church of Jesus…
The Page – August 10, 2016

And so, with sadness, aching joints, tummies full of midway food, beverages and candies, we bid farewell to all the rodeo, rides, cowboys and cowgirls, dance and excitement of another High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo. Quite a show and we…

I had the privilege of meeting Jean [Sutherland] Currie last week at Shaw’s Point and she thanked me for writing the kind words about her in South Peace News. The picture of her and Jack Keshen beside the school van…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene “The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.” [Ezekiel 18:2b] In the Old Testament, the actions of the father often impacted the life of his children.…
The Page – August 3, 2016

Yee Haaa! It’s Stampede time in High Prairie! The Page extends a great big High Prairie “Welcome!” to all our friends and neighbours coming to town for High Prairie’s big bustout of the summer. Here’s a Tip of the Page…
Artifact-of-the-Week – August 3, 2016

The High Prairie and District Museum has a very old ox collar in its collection. It was donated by Phil Nichols, date unknown. It is a padded collar with wood and metal braces and is one of many items related…

1912: The Western Hotel in Grouard is the site of a successful banquet held by J.L. Cote. 1962: High Prairie’s oldest citizen, Joe Mearon, 95, celebrates his birthday. 1977: Wagner Lumber wins best commercial float as the annual Elks Stampede…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you may feel a bit disconnected from your feelings this week. It’s alright to pull back for a time and get things straight in your head. Things will soon return to the status quo.…

by Jeff Burgar The deaths of two young people at Whitefish River, their lives just starting, has shocked and stunned not just Whitefish, not just the region, but our entire province and more. But not only are we shocked and…
Artifact-of-the-Week July 27, 2016

The High Prairie and District Museum has a saddle over 100 years old in its collection. This small boy’s saddle was used by Mac McCue around 1913-15 when was 8-10 years old. It was given to him by his father,…

1915: Alexandra Dickie, 30, drowns in the Heart River while ferrying horses across. Dickie first objected to using the ferry but later conceded. The body is not found until Aug. 1. 1929: Construction begins on a new wing at St.…

You are likely already working on your entry for the big High Prairie Elks Stampede Rodeo Parade coming up Aug. 2. If not, holy helium balloons Batman, get at it! Every year the parade seems to get a bit bigger,…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, this week you will get a strong sense of what you have to do to solidify a relationship. Build off of what you and your significant other have in common. TAURUS – Apr 21/May…

Pastor Luc Portelance, High Prairie Victory Life Church “So Jesus said to those Jews who had believed in Him, ‘If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My…
Tragic end at Whitefish River

Chris Clegg South Peace News A community is in mourning after the senseless shooting deaths of two residents. High Prairie RCMP confirmed July 28 that the deaths of Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, where by shooting. “Late yesterday,…