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Seniors enjoy medal haul

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie seniors once again showed what it takes to compete on the national stage after winning medals in several events at the Canada 55+ Games in Saint John, N.B. Athletes won medals in darts,…
PICs – MLA chats with residents

Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee hosted her annual fall community barbecue Sept. 7 by her local office at the Town of High Prairie civic building. She gave people an opportunity to ask questions and express ideas and concerns. The…
Fair showcases life-saving equipment

Chris Clegg South Peace News Unfortunately, all the effort they do year after year sometimes goes unnoticed and unappreciated. But not this year! The public was given a chance to see exactly what the High Prairie Health Care Auxiliary does…
St. Andrew’s celebrates 19 graduates

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie honoured 19 graduates in the Class of 2018 on Aug. 25. The World is Our Stage was the theme for ceremonies at the Edmo Peyre Hall after Mass…
Horseshoe tournament hits target in High Prairie

Richard Froese South Peace News A major horseshoe tournament in High Prairie was another big hit in just its second year. Almost 80 players competed in the second annual Alberta Open on Sept. 1-2 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre.…
Captain & Kids Fishing Tournament at Shaw’s Point Resort

Mac Olsen For South Peace News The weather was mild and the waves were prevalent, but children and their families took to Lesser Slave Lake for a four-hour fishing contest without hesitation. The annual Captain & Kids Tournament was held…
Crawford wows crowd in High Prairie

Richard Froese South Peace News A young musician with roots in the High Prairie area wowed the crowd with his talents Aug. 17. Evan Crawford of Edmonton performed at Brandy McCoy’s Pub in High Prairie where he sang and played…
Charity golf tournament supports health

Richard Froese South Peace News Health services were supported and government and business partners connected during the fifth annual Big Lakes Invitational Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 16 at High Prairie and District Golf Course. “It’s a great opportunity to…
Appreciation night planned for long-time physician

Richard Froese South Peace News A long-time High Prairie physician will be honoured during an appreciation evening next month. Dr. Robin Laughlin will be celebrated at the event Sept. 22 at the High Prairie Legion. “It’s an appreciation for Dr.…
PIC – All for charity!

Town of High Prairie CAO Brian Martinson putts the ball. Back left-right are Darcy Corfe of Strongco, High Prairie public works Supt. Vern Walker and Jennifer Sych of MNP.  
Wow! What a powwow!

Hundreds celebrated aboriginal culture at the annual Driftpile Competitive Powwow, held Aug. 10-12. Colourful outfits, drummers and singers delighted the crowds in the arbour as community leaders, dignitaries and flags led the grand entry for each of four powwows. Some…
PICs – Lots of fun at the 25th Annual Penny Carnival

Children were busy and excited at the 25th annual Penny Carnival at High Prairie Municipal Library on Aug. 9. About 240 people enjoyed a variety of games and activities at 20 stations, supported by 47 volunteers Children were eager to…