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HPNFC hosting June 21 Aboriginal Day celebration

Chris Clegg South Peace News For many years, the High Prairie Native Friendship Centre has led the way in promoting culture and friendship in the region. This year is no exception. The centre will again host Aboriginal Day celebrations June…
Let the music play!

Carter Cloutier-Knibb, front, and Theoren Seeseewatum danced at the Kapawe’no First Nation Aboriginal Headstart graduation June 16. The 10 graduates donned regalia and danced several dances to open the graduation. The colours for each dancer represent a different story in…

Richard Froese South Peace News One of three people charged in connection with the tragic death of an Atikameg man in January has been released. A charge of first-degree murder was withdrawn against Patrick Wayne Letendere, 24, of Gift Lake,…
Close support for victims of murdered and missing

Richard Froese Spotlight Families and victims of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls now have a special liaison with the provincial government during a national inquiry. Michelle MacIsaac serves as the northwest Alberta family information liaison for Indigenous programs…
Drefs co-ordinates curriculum for HPSD

Richard Froese Spotlight Julia Drefs has been appointed the new curriculum co-ordinator for High Prairie School Division. She will be responsible to prepare and plan for the new curriculum for early childhood studies to Grade 4 that is proposed to…
Community band eyes bigger goals

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie and District Community Band concluded its second season with a resounding concert May 23 at Prairie River Junior High School. “We had a great season and the concerts were excellent,” says Collin…
PRJH athletes smash 4 records, relay teams add 5 new standards

  Individual events results Following are the results of the Prairie River Junior High School track and field meet results held June 1. Jr. Girl’s 100-Metres 1. Daneira Dominguez. 2. Alexandra Aldrich. 3. Sadee Cunningham. Jr. Girl’s 200-Metres 1. Trae…
Joussard School – ‘Whale’ of a time in Grade 1

Sierra Giroux Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Sierra Giroux and I will bring you the news from Joussard School for the month of June. In kindergarten, our students are proud to announce that they are learning how to make…
The Page – June 14, 2017

What do Lorne Cardinal, Roseanne Supernault and Linsay Willier all have in common? Well, they are on the list to be a possible speaker for the High Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce banquet coming later this year. The banquet is…
The Fieldman’s Files – Crop Scouting

Normand Boulet, CCA Agricultural Fieldman M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 Seeding is done (hopefully, by the time you read this), let the crop scouting begin. Crop scouting is a vital part of growing any type of agricultural produce. Knowing…
Elementary Saints enjoy a day in the sun

St. Andrew’s School held its annual track meet for upper elementary students June 2. The day began with rain but organizers examined the weather forecast and proceeded with the meet, which turned out to be a nice day. Students were…

Richard Froese South Peace News A man involved in a high-speed chase and an armed standoff with police in the Kinuso area two months ago has once again reserved plea. Charles Edward Bleakley, 42, appeared in High Prairie provincial court…
PICs – Winners announced

The High Prairie Golden Age Club held a Mother’s Day Raffle and recently drew the winners on May 12. Valerie Fjeld won the first place prize of a bench and side table; Ron McInnis placed second and won a wooden…

Pastor Pat Duffin, High Prairie Christian Centre Everybody wants it. A lot of folks claim to have it. And a lot of folks that claim to have it, don’t really have so much of it as they led us to…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report for May 17 to June 6: Heart River Housing May 18, I attended the regular board meeting of Heart River Housing. This was…