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Joussard School – students enjoy rare, tasty treat

Avory Okemow Joussard Reporter Hello! This is Avory Okemow bringing you the news from Joussard School once again. Our kindergarten students have been very busy learning about building towers in Math. They also said they had lots of fun during…
HPE – students make snares

Ilona Drefs Diesel Willier HPE Reporters Hi! This is Diesel Willier and Ilona Drefs with the High Prairie Elementary School news report. The Breakfast for Learning Club is having a contest. Let’s see which class can collect the most Freson…
PICs – Art winners chosen

The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre, in partnership with E.W. Pratt High School and other schools in the community, are working together to provide cultural programming to urban aboriginal students. The goal of the Culture Club program is to educate…
Lacrosse camp draws interest

Richard Froese South Peace News Lacrosse has caught on with youth in Driftpile in an effort to participate in the Alberta Indigenous Games in the summer, Aug. 13-17 in Edmonton. More than 40 youth from ages 5-17 years attended the…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has supported several requests to sponsor community events after cutting funds in half last year. At its regular meeting Feb. 8, council endorsed five requests for sponsorship. Council approved a sponsorship package…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If it wasn’t for bad luck, the Kinuso Knights boy’s basketball team might not have any luck at all. The Knights [0-9] lost another close game Feb. 14 as they fell at home to the…
Saints remain undefeated

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s looking more and more like the St. Andrew’s Saints will be marching toward their fourth league title. The undefeated 10-0 Saints crushed the arch-rival Prairie River Raiders 66-35 Feb. 15 in the Smoky River…
PIC – Sign stolen

An electronic sign similar to this one was stolen the weekend of Feb. 10-12, Town of High Prairie senior peace officer Alan Bloom reported to council Feb. 14. The sign, which costs $3,500, was stolen at its north end location.…
The Page – February 22, 2017

Are you feeling in a baby making way? Or do you have a little one already in the oven? If so, you might already be thinking of baby names. Babycenter.ca, where parents subscribe for baby updates and things, reviewed their…

Dan Cooper, President, High Prairie Branch, Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The Saviour says to all, “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in Heaven is perfect.” [Matthew 5:48] This may seem like a lofty goal for…

Re: ‘Dabbing with dumb ideas’ editorial, Feb. 8 South Peace News. I am beginning to believe that the Alberta Medical Association is, like politicians in both parties down south, trying to cut its own throat. Limiting doctors to six patients…

Jeff Burgar High Prairie town council must be patted on the back. There are a couple of conditions to our congratulations, but all in all, council did the right thing. Our congratulations are because of a council decision Feb. 14.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Special capital funding from Big Lakes County to the Town of Swan Hills will now fluctuate with the rate of the county’s linear assessment. At its regular meeting Feb. 8, council approved a staff recommendation…
132,409 soup labels collected

Chris Clegg South Peace News It was a great run! Since September 2004, students and staff at St. Andrew’s School collected over 130,000 labels from Campbell’s products in the Campbell Canada Labels for Education program. The goal was to collect…
PIC – Enjoyable visit

The Vervloet family from Torrington, Alta. were visiting Stephanie and Aaron Harbidge during the Family Day weekend Feb. 18-20 and went to Enilda for the free pancake breakfast Feb. 19. Their children enjoyed the breakfast, games and picked up a…