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Joussard team wins annual JCA ice fishing tourney

Richard Froese South Peace News Cold weather and growing worldwide coronavirus [COVID-19] pandemic drew a record low number of teams for the 27th annual Joussard Ice Fishing Tournament on March 14 on Lesser Slave Lake. “We had 40 teams, says…
HPE, Vanier rule Robo Rumble

Richard Froese South Peace News Students from High Prairie and Donnelly schools ruled at the second annual Robo Rumble robotics competition March 11-12 for High Prairie School Division. Elementary students in Grades 3-6 were added to the event in High…
PIC – Popular event postponed

Organizers regret to announce the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show scheduled for April 18-19 is postponed due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic. Darrell Basarab, who chairs the organizing committee of the High Prairie Fish and Game Association, says they…

Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly and E.W. Pratt in High Prairie battled in the junior-senior high final of the second annual Robo Rumble robotics competition March 12 for High Prairie School Division. Kneeling, left-right, are Vanier students C.J. Mencke and…
PIC – Hitchin’ a ride!

The Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie presented Zabava Feb. 29 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. Above, three girls in the intermediate dance group get a ride in a miniature hay wagon as they perform In the Hay Fields. Sitting…
PIC – Lubeseder honoured by society

Rudy Lubeseder, left, accepts a gift as Honourary Ukrainian of the Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie at Zabava Feb. 29. Presenting the gift is president Leigh Blackhurst, right. The young girl behind is Isla Marx, a pre-kindergarten dancer. Lubeseder…
PICs – Forests fair plants seeds for future careers

Career opportunities in the forest industry were presented to junior high school students at a forestry career fair March 3 in High Prairie. Employers and industry partners presented options in the fair at the Edmo Peyre Hall, organized by Lesser…
PICs – Zirka Dancers showcase Ukrainian culture

The Ukrainian Cultural Society of High Prairie presented its annual Zabava celebration Feb. 29 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. The show featured the High Prairie Zirka Dancers. Colourful outfits and skilled moves by 28 young dancers up to age 18…
PIC – No peeking!

Family Day on Feb. 17 in High Prairie featured several activities for all ages, from young families to seniors. One activity was a seniors’ cribbage tournament at the High Prairie Golden Age Centre. Left-right, are Robert Goulet, Annie Blackhurst, Gwen…
PIC – Hang on tight!

Lyla Dupuis, left, and Amelia Kemp hang on for dear life, or at least a whole lot of fun, during Family Day activities at Triangle Feb. 16. The pair were being pulled by horses and wagon but decided to enjoy…
PIC – Flapjacks, friends, fellowship

Flapjacks were on the menu for the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch Feb. 25 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in High Prairie. Shrove Tuesday is a day in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, six…

Richard Froese South Peace News Teams of students are gearing up to show their skills in robotics in the second annual Robo Rumble in High Prairie on March 11-12. High Prairie School Division hosts the event at the Gordon Buchanan…
PICs – Fun, fun everywhere!

Family Day on Feb. 17 featured several activities for all ages, from young families to seniors in High Prairie. Events kicked off with a pancake breakfast at the High Prairie Fire Hall. More than 130 people attended the breakfast that…