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The Page – May 24, 2017

By gosh! After a long, drawn-out spring of cold weather and rain, it sure was nice to have a few days of sunshine, especially coming as it did on the opening long weekend of summer. Last week, it seemed as…

RE: Crazy, crazy America by Jeff Burgar RE: A made-in-home solution by Mac Olsen May 17, South Peace News You guys need to take a pill. The absurdities in the politics down south sort of have a misquote. What made…
PRJH students dominate Jr. High Meet

Following are the High Prairie School Division Junior High School track and field meet results from May 16. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
PICs – HPE students dance the day away

High Prairie Elementary School students were busy learning dance skills with a special dance company on May 16-17. Students from Grades 2-6 gathered in the gym May 17 for a mass dance after each smaller group was given special lessons.…
This life you save may be your own

PARTY program teaches youth to make smart, informed decisions or suffer the consequences Richard Froese South Peace News Teenagers learned life-saving lessons about the impacts of drinking and driving during the annual Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth [PARTY]…

Jeff Burgar Most people heading for a fill of gasoline head to their usual pump station. We are all resigned to the inevitable fact we are going to be hosed without mercy. Pump prices in Edmonton last week were 90.9…

High Prairie RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old female. Diane Okemow was last seen in High Prairie on May 15 at about 1:30 p.m. Okemow is described as aboriginal, five feet five inches tall,…
Heritage student sets 2 records

Chris Clegg Spotlight A Falher Ecole Heritage student smashed two records at the High Prairie School Division Track and Field Meet May 16 in High Prairie. Tenille Guerette set new marks in the Junior Girl’s Division in discus and shot…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie CH and Renewal Association May 2-4, board members from Heart River Housing attended Congress 2017, a convention organized by the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association. This organization is the national voice for affordable…

Chris Clegg, Editor, South Peace News Several years ago, Gilwood South – Sunset House Councillor Randy Ehman had a thought. “Why should it cost the residents of Kinuso money to phone their municipal government?” he asked, or something similar. It…
PIC – Oh, deer!

The tulips planted Oct. 12, 2016 by the High Prairie Community Beautification Association are being closely inspected by unwanted critters. Deer have been munching on the new shoots this spring and damaging the tulips.

Richard Froese South Peace News A man involved in a high-speed chase and an armed stand-off with police in the Kinuso area in early March has reserved his plea again. Charles Edward Bleakley, 42, appeared in High Prairie provincial court…
Time to relax and enjoy North Country Fair

Spotlight Staff For 39 years Lesser Slave Lake North Country Community Association has invited music and nature lovers to celebrate the longest day of the year at its annual North Country Fair. This family friendly summer solstice celebration is held…
Dolphins gear up for season

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Dolphins Swim Club has hit the pool to start another competitive season. “We have 55 swimmers registered for the upcoming season,” says president Wade Deer- ing, who was re-elected at the annual…
Ferguson poem wins award

The Meaning of Remembrance Day They gave up their lives to save the rest, Although they died, they did their best. Remembrance Day is the one day a year Where we remember the soldiers and hold back our tears. But…