Rebels enjoy near-perfect season

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie Midget Legionnaires won gold medals at the Alberta Midget B Tournament this season, but another High Prairie team arguably had just as good a season. The High Prairie Novice A Rebels roared…
PICs – Thousands attend Gun and Sportsman Show

The High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show drew thousands to its annual event April 21-22. Many of the vendors return each year due to the business they generate, and the traffic generated by many as one of the best shows…
Osmose clean-up plan progresses

Richard Froese South Peace News Work progresses to remediate contaminated land in Faust previously operated by the Alberta Osmose Wood Preservers Ltd. Plans were presented by Alberta Environment and Parks at an open house April 26 in Faust. “It’s all…
Traditional Powwow at Sports Palace May 5

Chris Clegg South Peace News Rarely has an event witnessed such rapid growth in three years, from a couple hundred its first year to huge crowds last year. It’s what’s happened as organizers prepare for the fourth annual High Prairie…
Palliative Care celebrating 25 years

Chris Clegg South Peace News “Every penny raised is spent locally.” It’s the message from the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society as it prepares for its 17th annual Hospice Walk Sunday, May 6. “Please join us as…
Tolko lays out 5-year development plan

Richard Froese South Peace News A general development plan for the Tolko OSB plant during the next five years was presented during an open house April 24. Tolko Industries Ltd. re-opened its OSB mill in High Prairie in full operation…
Soccer plays waiting game

Richard Froese South Peace News Wet, unplayable fields still covered in snow have delayed the start of the season for the High Prairie Minor Soccer Society. “We are uncertain about the season at this point,” president Angie Halverson says. “We’re…
Area honours its volunteers

Thank you, Joussard volunteers Thank you, High Prairie and area volunteers Richard Froese South Peace News Volunteers were recognized during the High Prairie Volunteer-Appreciation Banquet on April 16 at the Elks Hall, co-hosted by Big Lakes Family and Community Support…
Hospice walk is society’s major event

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s only fundraiser each year and it’s set to go May 6. With a few minor changes. Hike for Hospice asks volunteers from High Prairie to…
Saints capture hand games division title

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s School’s People of the North team won the junior-senior division at the 12th annual Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Hand Games Tournament April 13. The host team the Peace River Glenmary Grizzlies in…
Hemp plant sought for region

Richard Froese South Peace News Potential opportunity to locate an industrial hemp processing facility in the High Prairie or Falher areas was presented at an information meeting April 17 at Triangle. Residents and farmers were updated about the Northern Alberta…
Make a quilt to support Humboldt Broncos

Richard Froese South Peace News A High Prairie woman has organized a quilting project to make quilts to support those involved in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus April 6 that led to 16 casualties. “It is my hope…
Northern Rays welcomes new owners

Dippenaars take over in December Richard Froese South Peace News Spring is in the air and time to start thinking about hitting the trails with a travel trailer or recreational vehicle. The new owners of Northern Rays RV in High…
Belli honoured for 39 years of service

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Volunteer Fire Department specially honoured one of its longest-serving members during the 48th annual High Prairie Firefighters’ Ball on April 14. Tony Belli was recognized and thanked as he retires from fire service…
Supporting Humboldt Strong

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Regals hockey team extended its condolences and support to families of the 16 people who perished in a collision of a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team on April 6. Among…
Time to pick up pledge sheets!

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s only fundraiser each year and it’s set to go May 6. With a few minor changes. Hike for Hospice asks volunteers from High Prairie to…