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PIC – Businesses show they ‘Care’

The High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society received a donation of $1,597.05 from Northern Metalic and Baron Oilfield Supply on June 27. Standing, left-right, are Northern Metalic administration staff Tania Doan, manager Dwayne Kreiger, outside sales staff Garth…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News While one carnival rolled into town last weekend, plans to have the Dr. Houligan Big Top Show in late August will not come to fruition. The popular show, which has occurred at Berwyn Fiesta Days for…
Upgrades at the airport are taking off

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Work to extend and upgrade the runway at High Prairie Airport has taken off. The airport is closed during the project as crews started work in mid-June to lengthen the runway by 393 feet. “The entire…
PIC – Construction continues

Work progresses to construct the new Northern Lakes College consolidated campus in High Prairie on the east side of town. Project contractor Clark Builders constructs the foundation, which is scheduled to be completed by September. Concrete exterior walls will start…
Keay steps into new role to teach dance

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Award-winning High Prairie dancer Grayce Keay is stepping into the world to teach the performing art after graduating from high school. Keay just completed eight years with the High Prairie Repertoire Dance Society. “I still want…
PICs – Students show ‘key’ to music!

Susanne Boulanger’s piano students gave a short recital at Joussard School June 5 to show what they’ve learned in the few short lessons taken. Results were impressive from the classics to more traditional songs. Boulanger had eight students in this…
PIC – Ready to serve you!

Marigold Enterprises resumed its summer barbecues July 4 on the east side of their building. Barbecues are held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Thursday. Above, Danielle Henderson awaits the next order while support worker Connie Sabo cooks.
PIC – Rich rewards

Joussard School students enjoyed a pizza lunch June 18 courtesy of South Peace News for writing school news during the 2018-19 school year. Hunter Laboucan, left, and Samara Laboucan, were two of the school’s reporters. High Prairie Elementary School students…
Little girl shows her heart is in right place

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A little girl from East Prairie has done her part to help feed people in the region. Adriana Haggerty, 5, set up a lemonade stand in Sucker Creek June 22 and donated all profits to the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Lakeshore Regional Police Service in confirming they are investigating a “suspicious death” on the Driftpile First Nations Reserve late July 8 or early July 9. When contacted Tuesday morning, Chief of Police Dale Cox confirms…
Deynaka wins shopping spree at Super A

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Three years ago, Cynthia Deynaka raced around High Prairie Super A as the winner of the store’s annual shopping spree. This year, it was her sister’s turn. Sonya Deynaka made her run throughout the store July…
Chamber reflects on positive year

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce is eager to grow and promote business in the coming year with renewed enthusiasm. Barry Sharkawi was re-elected as president at the annual general meeting June 27 for…

. . . pending amendment to policy Chris CleggSouth Peace News A High Prairie woman is likely receiving $1,000 from High Prairie town council in her bid to become Miss Universe. The decision was reached at council’s June 25 meeting…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A former High Prairie school teacher facing multiple sexual offences will go to a preliminary inquiry. The matter of Douglas Ben Lang, 58, returned to High Prairie provincial court June 24. Duty counsel Bruce Maunder spoke…
PIC – A ‘Sunny’side to fundraising

Staff at Century 21 Sunnyside Realty in High Prairie organized a 40-km charity cycling drive June 20. Along with a few other riders, plus generous support from the community, which Century 21 expresses thanks, they were able to raise $2,430.…