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Today in High Prairie – November 17, 2019 Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and…

Today in High Prairie! See what’s happening today in town, local birthdays, celebrity birthdays, local history, world history and your daily horoscope. Please send your birthdays and community events to southpeacenews@hotmail.com and statsmanchris@hotmail.com What’s Happening Today – November 16, 2019…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A woman is dead following a collision at Salt Prairie Nov. 8. High Prairie RCMP report on Nov. 8, at about 1:30 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to a head-on collision involving a car and a…
PIC – Whitefish opens community hall

Whitefish Lake First Nation Chief Albert Thunder cuts the ribbon to officially open the Whitefish Community Hall on Nov. 3. Left-right are Councillor Darren Auger, Councillor Hughie Tallman, Chief Thunder, and Councillor Richard Laboucan.

Chris Clegg South Peace News For the third time in five years, the High Prairie Regals have ceased operations. The team informed North Peace Hockey League president Jack McAvoy of their decision in a phone call Nov. 8, then followed…
Harvesting plans presented

Richard Froese South Peace News Forest products companies operating in the High Prairie outlined their proposed harvesting plans at an open house Nov 5. West Fraser and Tolko Industries presented their proposed plans as part of the Lesser Slave Lake…
PICs – Students remember

The Grade 5 students at High Prairie Elementary School participated in the No Stone Left Alone program Nov. 5. Students went to St. Mark’s Anglican Church cemetery to lay a poppy on the gravestones of the High Prairie and area…
Community effort required to build hall

Chris Clegg South Peace News It was a long time coming and hailed as a terrific addition to the community. They were the two sentiments repeated many times when Whitefish Lake First Nation officially opened the $2.3 million Whitefish Community…

Richard Froese South Peace News The new Northern Lakes College campus in High Prairie is starting to take shape. Work crews started to erect glulam wooden framework on Oct. 31. “We will continue work to add the glulam and start…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The huge farm sale of Peyre Farms occurs tomorrow [Nov. 14} as the family-owned business downsizes dramatically. In all, 24 parcels of farmland comprising 3,356.92 title acres are up for sale and a multitude of…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division is taking steps to evaluate top decision-makers. At its monthly meeting Oct. 23, the board formed an ad hoc committee to develop a process to evaluate trustees and the superintendent, says…
The Page – November 13, 2019

It seems to be getting typical. Mother Nature wants to kick off our winters now with buckets of freezing rain. Roads and sidewalks and driveways all turn into skating rinks – the kind of surface that makes walking especially dangerous.…
Schools cancel classes to pay respects

Prairie River students remember Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with a ceremony Nov. 7. The Canadian flag was carried in by the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 539 High Prairie. Jade Tancowny, Grade…
Murals bring hotel lobby to life

Richard Froese South Peace News Cultural and natural beauty is enhancing a High Prairie hotel. Two large murals welcome guests to Days Inn, thanks to a vision of the general manager and skills of a Metis artist from Joussard. Spirit…
College honours long-serving employees

SPN Staff Northern Lakes College celebrated long- serving and retiring employees at the college’s annual Long-Service Awards Night in Slave Lake on Oct. 23. The evening celebrated a total of 425 years of combined service among all recipients, says an…

H.P. court docket Nov. 1, 2019 Judge D.R. Shynkar A Whitefish woman is behind bars for the next two months after pleading guilty to possessing an illegal weapon and not co-operating with police. Viola Sylver Grey, 28, was sentenced to…