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Students support Terry Fox en masse

A Terry Fox banner is waved by students. In front, left-right, are McKenzie Patenaude-Richard [kindergarten], Joseph Belesky (kindergarten), and Angelica Sutherland [Grade 1]). In the back row, left-right, are Jaylee Halcrow [Grade 7], Zale Zabolotniuk [Grade 11], Corey Isaac [Grade…
Pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving

Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie hosted a Thanksgiving Tea on Oct. 7 and a sale of pumpkin pies, just in time for the harvest holiday. Left-right are Pleasantview residents Bernadette Doucette, Janis Bloom and Theresa Simoneau.
High Prairie pool wins 2 Red Cross awards

The High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre received two service awards from the Canadian Red Cross from the Alberta branch. Accepting the awards Oct. 5 in Edmonton are Seth Petersen, Operations and Maintenance of the Aquatic Centre, left, and Aquatic Centre…

The North Peace Hockey League has announced its playoff format. A decision was made at the fall meeting Sept. 28, pending the Manning Comets’ playing this season. However, when the Comets took a one-year leave of absence, teams were invited…

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor football for local teams wraps up this coming weekend. The High Prairie Outlaws host the Grande Prairie Broncos on Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. in the final game of their inaugural season in the…

Select, Select Rentals for all your building needs! Jennifer Auger South Peace News Select Rentals has been in business since 2010, before then it was known as CAT Rentals. The atmosphere at Select Rentals is welcoming, whether you are a…
Joussard School painted a sea of orange

Nevaeh Thunder-Giroux Joussard reporter Hello folks! This is Nevaeh Thunder-Giroux, bringing you the news from Joussard School. This has been a very busy week, with lots of learning going on. Our kindergarten students informed that they have learned all about…
HPE hears from residential school survivor

Liam Bilyk Diesel Willier HPE Reporters Hi! This is Diesel Willier and Liam Bilyk with this week’s South Peace News report. Grade 3J can’t wait to start skating as a class. Their first day is Oct. 18. The students in…

Richard Froese South Peace News Green lights have been added to the equipment of local firefighters. Volunteers with the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County now use the lights to warn traffic that they are on their way…
Pratt honours top academic students of 2015-16

E.W. Pratt High School honoured its top students for the 2015-16 academic year during an awards night Sept. 28. Following is a rundown of student award winners: High Prairie School Division Honour Roll – Advanced Stream James Delorme Grade 12…

H.P. court docket Oct. 3, 2016 Judge D.R. Shynkar A Whitefish man was punished after a domestic dispute in which hits were exchanged. Travis J. Sutherland, 23, was sentenced to six months probation after pleading guilty to assault, mischief with…
Artifact-of-the-Week October 12, 2016

The Grouard Native Cultural Arts Museum has in its collection a rosary and case that belonged to Bishop Emile Grouard. He was the namesake of Grouard and bishop of the Athabasca Diocese from 1901-29, whose headquarters were at the St.…
The Page – October 12, 2016

High Prairie’s senior hockey team, the Regals, continues to be financially strapped. That’s something happening to many hockey teams right across Canada. The latest news comes from Trail, B.C. Here, the fabled Trail Smoke Eaters put themselves up for sale,…

Richard Froese South Peace News Martin Deerline has been recognized for its partnership with High Prairie School Division. Martin Deerline was the HPSD nominee of the Alberta School Boards Association Friends of Education Award, announced at the awards banquet Sept.…
PIC – Never too young to learn

HPE kindergarten, and Grades 1-3 students, all took part in a school bus presentation Oct. 4. Sheila Williams, standing, spent time with each grade discussing how to stay safe including Marie Balbin, left, and Gwen Dumont, inside the bus.

Lay Minister Joseph L’Heureux In these hard times or recession, it might be a good time to check out God’s precepts for our prosperity and well-being. Abraham, or Abram as he was called, after a victory over his enemies, met…