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Pastor Luc Portelance, High Prairie Victory Life Church Luke 23:39-43 reads “One of the criminals hanging beside him scoffed, ‘So you’re the Messiah, are You? Prove it by saving Yourself — and us, too, while You’re at it!’ But the…
PICS – Sound of music fills HPE gymnasium

High Prairie Elementary School staged its annual Spring Night concert May 31 as students in Grades 4-5 took centre stage. Music teachers Andrea Pollock and Colin Chrabaszcz directed the students who played a variety of instruments. Parents, family and friends…
Artifact-of-the-Week June 15, 2016

The High Prairie and District Museum has a 1989 High Prairie and District Rodeo Association belt buckle. Buckles were presented to winners of various events years ago. It is not known who donated the buckle. The 1989 rodeo was moved…

Justin Mindel recorded the top finish for E.W. Pratt High School athletes at the Alberta High School Track and Field Championships on June 2-3 in Edmonton. Mindel was fourth in senior men’s high jump with a best leap of 1.8…
The Page – June 15, 2016

As the saying goes, “Be careful what you wish for!’ All those prayers for rain! All those rain dances! All those days and nights, sprinkling magic dust and calling for the rain gods! Well, it sure seems to be working!…
PICS – Students perform at year-end recital

Piano students of teacher Luella Wood performed at the year-end recital May 27 at Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie. Seven of her 20 students were able to attend the recital, with the others at other commitments. Family, friends, and seniors…
Summer still a fun time to read

Chris Clegg South Peace News She loves to read, she loves to teach, and she loves children. It’s a perfect fit for Crystal Hartery, who is this year’s summer reading program co-ordinator at the High Prairie Municipal Library. Hartery is…

Richard Froese South Peace News Combined school council meetings for High Prairie Elementary School, Prairie River Junior High School and E.W. Pratt High School have been terminated. Councils decided to end the combined meetings during its regular meeting May 16.…

H.P. court docket June 6, 2016 Judge G.W. Paul A 30-year-old man was fined a few hundred dollars for mischief to property causing damage. Fred Junior Wapahoo, 30, was fined $200, plus a $60 victim fine surcharge, for interference with…
Safety comes first at Q Skate Plaza

Richard Froese South Peace News Safety comes first as helmets are now mandatory for anyone using The Q Skate Plaza in High Prairie. The reason: to promote safety and prevent head injuries. That was the message during an information session…
Elks RV Park adding washroom, laundry

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Elks RV Park has launched a project to add washroom and laundry facilities. Construction continues for a new 40 x 56-foot building that will feature men’s and women’s washrooms and a laundry…
Help fill those empty shelves

The High Prairie and District Food Bank needs your help. Please consider purchasing the following Top 10 most needed items and donating them as soon as possible. Every donation – big or small – is appreciated. This list is one…

Diamond Calliou-Calahasen Joussard Reporter Good day! This is Diamond once again, bringing you the news from Joussard School. Our kindergarten and Grade 1 students had a great time visiting the Boreal Centre in Slave Lake. The highlight of their trip…
PICS – A celebration of aboriginal culture

High Prairie Elementary School celebrated the aboriginal culture on June 2 to mark Aboriginal Day on June 21. Grade 5 students participated in various activities such as the story of a powwow and dancing, handgames, crafts with beads, a lesson…

by Tom Henihan “I am the greatest!” He took that phrase and made it his own. It would be hard to imagine anyone else trying to assume that mantle without looking absurd. Muhammad Ali came to embody that phrase as…