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Richard Froese South Peace News Another Christian Community Gospel Sing is scheduled for April 30 at the Nazarene Church of High Prairie from 6-8 p.m. Held on the fifth Sunday of a month, the evening of popular hymns and choruses…

Richard Froese South Peace News Snow, rain and wet fields have delayed the start of the High Prairie Minor Soccer Society season. The society is waiting for the fields at St. Andrew’s School to dry and the weather to warm…
Chamber AGM May 3

Election of officers included in agenda; changes will occur Richard Froese South Peace News Future plans for the High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce will be discussed at its annual general meeting May 3. Besides the election of officers,…
PIC – Repertoire dazzles

The High Prairie Repertoire Dance Society staged two recitals April 14-15 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre. Dancers ranged in age from preschoolers to upper teens. Above, Hanna MacDougald dances with the Novice Acro group, performing Dollhouse.

Chris Clegg South Peace News The traditional barbecue held at the end of Seniors Week returns this year, thanks to the Town of High Prairie. Council unanimously agreed at its April 11 meeting to give $2,000 to Big Lakes Family…
Beaupré nominated for Edwin Parr Award

Spotlight Staff Taryn Beaupré of Kinuso School has been named as the 2017 High Prairie School Division nominee for the Edwin Parr Teacher Award. The award is given to a first-year teacher who goes above and beyond in the duties…
HPE – Grade 4s reap rewards from harvest

Sage Keay Zachary Grace HPE Reporters Hi! This is Sage and Zachary with the High Prairie Elementary School news report. Grade 5C had a great time creating slime last Friday in Chemistry. The students needed to explore reversible and irreversible…

Richard Froese South Peace News The increase of the minimum wage will be the topic at the next High Prairie Business Support Network meeting April 27. “Our speaker will be Tom Bidart who will speak on the wage increase,” says…

RE: Dialysis in High Prairie There is a bit of a dustup in town right now. A while back the Buchanan family donated $350,000 to the new hospital- with the preference that it be put toward dialysis or something like…

Richard Froese Who says small rural and northern communities are not supported by provincial and federal governments? Residents in the High Prairie region have great reason to celebrate, not one, but two big news stories. After waiting many years, the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News “Get your nominations out there! Show you care!” It was the message delivered by Town of High Prairie Councillor Michael Long at council’s meeting April 11 regarding the High Prairie volunteer banquet April 24. Council…

  Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 Every year, mostly during the winter I have the privilege of attending some fantastic workshops and conferences. In my position, I feel it’s very important to try and…

SPN Staff Back by popular demand! The second issue of the St. Andrew’s Times will roll off the presses in the May 3 edition of South Peace News. The four-page mini-newspaper is published by the Grade 6 students at St.…