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The Page – November 9, 2016

This Friday, join the hundreds of people observing Remembrance Day ceremonies at the High Prairie Legion Hall. The building fills up early. Ceremonies start at 10:45 a.m., and always start on time. Wear your poppies! * * * * *…
PICs – Sound out the praises!

Another Christian Community Gospel Sing was held Oct. 30 at the High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. Held on the fifth Sunday of a month, further Gospel Sings are scheduled in 2017 for Jan. 29, April 30, July 30, Oct.…

William Fredrick Kaiser was born on April 23, 1937 in Berwyn, Alta. to parents Elmer and Mary Kaiser. William was the second oldest of three children. Margaret, his older sister, was unable to say William and he became known to…

Thelma Faye Payne [Beamish] of High Prairie, passed away peacefully in the presence of family on Sept. 14, 2016 after a brief illness at 88 years of age. Faye was born April 6, 1928 in Shoal Lake, Man. and was…
Jake’s Gift, theatrical play shows effects of war, long after

Richard Froese South Peace News Lifelong effects of war were dramatically presented in a one-person play to High Prairie youth. Jake’s Gift was staged Oct. 26 at Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre performing arts centre to students of Prairie River Junior…

Dan Cooper, President, High Prairie Branch, Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Remembrance Day is almost upon us and, as a result, our thoughts turn to the freedoms purchased for each of us at so tremendous a cost. This being an…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is a portion of Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report for Oct. 19 to Nov. 1: Brownfield Redevelopment Webinar Oct. 25, I listened to a webinar on Brownfield Redevelopment put…

RE: “The coming legalization of pot doesn’t make it right” by Mac Olsen, Oct. 26, South Peace News As I read this article, the only thing I could picture was some old man, shaking his finger, uttering, “marijuana is bad!”…

RE: “The coming legalization of pot doesn’t make it right” by Mac Olsen, Oct. 26, South Peace News Bravo to Mac Olsen on his support for prohibition of the demon weed! Next stop, the demon rum! Granted, alcohol prohibition shifted…

Clegg’s Corner by Chris Clegg, Editor, SPN The clanging of beer bottles and moonshine jugs could be heard for miles as Zeke and Zeb shared laughs at their home near Salt Prairie. Like many of us, they were sharing a…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Town of High Prairie peace officers will continue to patrol in the Falher, McLennan and Donnelly regions. Council decided at its Oct. 25 meeting to provide the service for $105 per hour to the end…
PIC – Welcome to the county

The first of the official welcome signs for Big Lakes County was erected in October. Eights signs will be located at the highway entrances of the county in the first two weeks of November, followed by the welcome signs to…
Tricks for Eats fill food bank’s shelves

Richard Froese South Peace News Shelves at the local food bank are a little fuller after several junior high school students went out for Tricks for Eats on Halloween night. Six students of Prairie River Junior High School received 140…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Benefit dance for Shewchuk A benefit dance and silent auction will be held by friends for Tammy Shewchuk at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Hall Nov. 19. Doors open at 7 p.m. Activities include…
PIC – Spiritual leaders recognized

Pastors and Reverends of the High Prairie area were honoured at a dinner Oct. 28 to celebrate Pastor Appreciation Month. Congregations hosted the evening at Victory Life Church where spiritual leaders and their wives spent a special time together. Gifts…