PIC – Just ducky!

The weather was wet and ducky at the 26th annual Penny Carnival at the High Prairie Municipal Library on Aug. 8. Left-right, are Tyra Shantz, 8, Boston Cunning- ham, 4, and Marley Cunningham, 7.
From a house to a home, “now it’s our own”

Richard Froese South Peace News Larry and Verna Auger now have an opportunity to own their own home. Their house is one of five in High Prairie that Heart River Housing (HRH) has offered in a lease-to-purchase program, a pilot…

Richard Froese South Peace News Heart River Housing hosts its annual Block Party for its tenants and the community on Aug. 21. Activities are set for an open field on Evergreen Drive near 57 Avenue (Poplar Place) from noon to…
Taste of High Prairie promotes local food

Richard Froese South Peace News Locally grown products will be in the spotlight for the special Taste of High Prairie Market on Sept. 7. Marigold Enterprises invites local producers and venders for the event at its market on 51 Avenue…
Nygaard wins Green Party nomination

Richard Froese South Peace News Peter Nygaard of Joussard is the candidate for the Green Party for Peace River – Westlock in the federal election Oct. 21. He won the nomination with 67 per cent of the membership vote, says…
Viersen seeks re-election in Peace River – Westlock

Richard Froese South Peace News Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen is running in the upcoming federal election Oct. 21 to hold his seat for a second term. He confirmed he is seeking re-election in a news release Aug.…
MLA comes to town to talk farm safety Bill 6

Richard Froese South Peace News Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn will host a meeting in High Prairie on Aug. 23 to discuss proposed changes to Bill 6, the Farm Freedom and Safety Act. Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen…

Jeff Burgar The Alberta town of Claresholm is getting new people. Claresholm, like several other communities, is placing immigrant workers in local jobs that can’t, or won’t, be filled by Claresholm folks. Small towns everywhere should take a look at…
The Page – August 14, 2019

There are always people who think work takes up too much time. They want a shorter work week. More holidays. More days off for any reason at all. But you must have noticed, keep giving people loads of work to…

Pastor Terry Goerz, Redeemer Lutheran Church Most everyone wants to prepare for that portion of our life where we “rest from our labours” We want to ensure a comfortable livelihood when we retire. However for Christians we look forward to…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie School Division trustees have new appointments for the coming year. The board and new High Prairie Trustee Adrian Wong were appointed to boards and committees at its organizational meeting June 19. Roles…
Basarab strikes gold at Medicine Hat

Chris Clegg South Peace News A High Prairie golfer who only recently took up the sport competitively won a gold medal at the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in Medicine Hat July 5-6. “It was great fun,” says Carol Basarab,…

Richard Froese South Peace News Northern Lakes College graduation ceremonies cancelled in High Prairie in June are moving to Slave Lake. The college announced convocation ceremonies are rescheduled for Sept. 13 at The Gathering Place in Slave Lake at 2…
Rachel Starr appointed Grouard Northland School principal

SPN Staff Northland School Division (NSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Starr as Grouard Northland School principal. Rachel, who has been a Homeroom Teacher and Cree Language Instructor at Grouard Northland School since 2016, is looking forward…