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Richard Froese South Peace News First steps to expand broadband communication in the High Prairie region and northern Alberta were made at a consultation session Nov. 23. About 16 people discussed the current situation in the first phase of the…
PICs – Let the shopping begin!

Christmas shopping started early during the Faust Christmas Sale on Nov. 12 at the Faust Multi-Cultural Gathering Place. A variety of crafts and gifts were on display for sale by 14 vendors from Faust, Kinuso, Slave Lake, and Swan Hills.…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division has been selected as one of 14 school divisions in Alberta to participate in a pilot project to improve nutrition for young students. High Prairie Elementary School and Ecole Routhier in…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County will continue to support the Swan Hills Snow Goers snowmobile club. At its regular meeting Nov. 23, council supported a request to renew its membership at $15,000. Last year, the county paid…

Chris Clegg South Peace News An ice-cold second quarter proved to be too much for the Kinuso Knights to overcome as they lost their season opening game at Slave Lake St. Francis 35-22 on Nov. 23. The Knights only managed…

Joseph L’Heureux Lay Minister Yes! Mother Mary is calling you, not only you, all of us! Yes, down through the ages, at every major world crisis, our Lord Jesus has sent an angel or his Mother to deliver a message…
The Page – November 30, 2016

An awesome, awesome Grey Cup football game! Calgary made an amazing comeback from being down 22 points. In the end, the Ottawa Redblacks took the Cup in overtime! Yes, overtime! Great game by both teams! * * * * *…

Chris Clegg There are many youth in each community who do plenty of good with little or no recognition. From volunteering during community events to picking garbage, parents and teachers at local schools try to instill in youth the importance…
Firefighters thanked for battle in Fort McMurray

Richard Froese Spotlight Local fire responders were given special thanks for assisting in the massive wildfire that swept the Fort McMurray area in May. Sucker Creek Fire Tack Crew received their medallions and certificates of thanks from the provincial government…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie town council is making a $500 contribution to one of the holiday season’s celebrations. Council agreed at its Nov. 8 meeting to give $500 for the popular High Prairie Native Friendship Centre’s Elder’s…

SPN Staff The Metis Settlements General Council Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution endorsing, in its entirety, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. The assembly chose to make the endorsement during the Metis Week celebrations, demonstrating…

Richard Froese South Peace News A regional event to celebrate Canada Day on the nation’s 150th birthday next year is being planned by the county and town. At its regular meeting Nov. 23, Big Lakes County council supported an application…
PIC – Cadets serve McLennan

The Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron No. 539 of High Prairie participated in the Remembrance Day service in McLennan on Nov. 11. Left-right are Sgt. Robert BigCharles, Capt. Verna Ogg, McLennan Legion Branch No. 153 president Dave Champion, and AC…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The unsightly barricades on the north side of the High Prairie Post Office face an uncertain future. Some councillors want the barricades removed, and the sooner the better. Councillor Michael Long called the barricades “butt…
Anderson’s nets 44 but champs still lose

Chris Clegg South Peace News A near heroic 44-point effort from Kye Anderson was not enough for the defending league champion Gift Lake Hurricanes as they lost their season opener Nov. 23 in High Prairie against the Prairie River Junior…