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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…
Time to get into the swing of things

T.J. Walker,Clubhouse Supervisor,High Prairie Golf Club Hello, High Prairie and area! After a great start to the 2019 season things are looking good at the course as we head into July. We did have a minor setback with the flood…
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…
Red & white on full display at Joussard celebration

A sea of red and white greeted participants at Canada Day celebrations in Joussard. This year’s event broke from tradition by being held one day earlier June 30. Still, people attending were full on Canadian spirit to enjoy a full…

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…
PIC – Dazzling display

A colourful dance featured the Bulaklak Girls, Flower Girls, at Filipino Cultural Heritage Night June 22. Left-right are Marcine Fabian, 7, Marie Balbin, 7, and Princess Rabara, 7. The celebration was held as part of Filipino Heritage Month in June.
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…
PICs – Filipino community celebrates rich heritage

Traditional culture of the Philippines in the High Prairie region was in the spotlight as the Filipino community celebrated Cultura Heritage Night on June 22 at the Edmo Peyre Hall. The LuzViMinda Filipino-Canadian – High Prairie organization hosted the Filipino…

. . . 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…