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The Page – June 29, 2016

No talk these days about forest fires, dust storms, grasshoppers, rivers and creeks running dry and low lake levels. What a difference a few weeks make! Now it’s mud and muck at construction sites. Flooded fields. Mosquito swarms. Grass too…
Poretta joining St. Andrew’s team

SPN Staff St. Andrew’s School will be welcoming a new vice principal next fall. Holy Family Catholic Regional Division announced June 24 that Carlo Poretta will be joining the staff for the 2016-17 school year. Poretta has been in school…

A 17-year-old male youth will spend almost three more months behind bars after pleading guilty to theft and failing to comply with youth court orders. The teen, who cannot be named under provisions in the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was…

H.P. court docket June 20, 2016 Judge B. Hougestol A man caught sleeping beside a woman he was banned from being with, will spend a few more days behind bars. Matthew August Beaver, 39, was handed a global sentence of…
Joussard School – bids adieu to Grade 6 students

Diamond Calliou-Calahasen Joussard Reporter Hello, this is Diamond, reporting from Joussard School for the last time this year. Do not worry, though. We will be back next fall, keeping you updated as to what is going on here. This last…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, it may not be possible to get away for an extended vacation just now, but perhaps a few days away will offer the brief respite you need to get energized. TAURUS – Apr 21/May…

Dan Cooper President, High Prairie Branch, Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints We live in a world filled with individuals vying for our attention and devotion. They cry, “Follow me!” in loud, colourful ways, placing themselves directly in our view and…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A whopping $2,500 in cash prizes are up for grabs at the Swan River Rodeo Parade July 1 at Kinuso. It’s only part of the fun; however, as Swan River First Nation holds its eighth…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A later time has proven to be more popular to start Canada Day celebrations at Joussard. Canada Day offers fun for everyone with its usual schedule of activities at the Joussard Community Association Hall and…
PIC – Sign here!

A lobby  to bring dialysis to the new High Prairie Health Complex was signed by many people at the Big Lakes County barbecue June 21. Lillian Bliss, left, and Donna Hansen, members of the Dialysis Management Advocacy Group under the…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Grande Prairie Aquarians Swim Meet June 25. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter 1:09.63 14 – – – – – – – –…
“Look out, Grade 1! Here we come!”

Chris Clegg South Peace News The progress made by Driftpile Mihtatakaw Sipiy School’s kindergarten class was recognized during graduation June 17. “Today we celebrate the success of the students for completing kindergarten,” said principal Lori Giroux. “I do ask the…
HPSP appoints Billard to literacy lead

Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Jenna Billard as literacy lead. The scope of the literacy lead’s work is guided in general by the recommendations embedded in the HPSD Literacy Report (2015) and by the HPSD Three Strategic Improvement…

Richard Froese South Peace News A local service or project will now benefit from money raised at the annual Big Lakes Charity Golf Tournament. At its regular meeting June 22, county council passed a motion to allocate $5,000 to a…