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A very interesting thought popped up in one of our sister newspapers. The Slave Lake Lakeside Leader reported on an idea put forward by Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee. Larivee asked the regional housing authority in Slave Lake if…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is a portion of Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report to council for Sept. 21 to Oct. 18: AUMA convention in Edmonton Oct. 5-7, council as a whole attended the…
Chimney maintenance

Fire Chief’s Report Ken Melnyk, Fire Chief, Town of High Prairie This is the time of pumpkin spice lattes and cozy nights by the fireplace. It’s also the time to get your fireplace or wood stove chimney cleaned and checked,…
Artifact-of-the-Week October 26, 2016

The Grouard Native Cultural Arts Museum has in its collection a 4-metre canoe which was made by Arnold Oar, a Cree man from Chipewyan Lake, Alta. The canoe was purchased and donated to the museum by Dr. Robin Laughlin of…
Town council chats with economic shadow minister

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie town council discussed priorities and concerns about economic development with an MLA with the Official Opposition Wild- rose Party on Oct. 19. Improvements to transportation and communications infrastructure were top priorities council shared…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Pumpkin carving contest Oct. 27 It’s time to get those jack-o-lanterns ready for Halloween! What better time to get ready than at the Faust FCSS and Faust Community League Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party Oct. 27…
It’s now Jerry’s Store!

Jerry Willier has purchased Larsen’s General Store in Joussard and renamed it Jerry’s Store. He plans to only make changes, if any, after he hears what customers want. Please see full story next week.

Chris Clegg South Peace News A girl who threw a temper tantrum after having her allowance cut was given a reprimand in High Prairie youth court Oct. 17. The girl, who just turned 14, pleaded guilty to mischief damage to…

Spotlight Staff With hunting season now in full swing, the RCMP is reminding Alberta’s outdoor adventurers and hunters to take the steps required to ensure their safety when they venture off the beaten track. Over the past few weeks there…
KTC – NSD holds first cross-country race

The first Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council – Northland School Division 10 School Championship Cross Country Race was held at Peavine Oct. 4. The race saw students compete in both girl’s and boy’s division by grades from Grade 4-12.…

Update Monday October 31 – An emergency meeting is called for Monday evening, October 31, in a last ditch attempt to save the Regals for this season. A report on this meeting will be posted as soon as details are…

by Chris Clegg Boston Pizza continues to explore the possibility of coming to High Prairie. The company is doing its due diligence about the possibility of setting up a restaurant into town, but any opening is far away. Brian Novosel,…
Food bank shelves hungry for donations

Richard Froese South Peace News Shelves at the High Prairie and District Food Bank are starving to be filled as the need grows as winter and Christmas approach. “We’re up for demand in hampers and donations have been down,” says…
Early Halloween fun

Marigold Enterprises held Fall Family Fun Oct. 15 at the Farmer’s Market building. Children kept busy making various crafts, carving pumpkins and playing games. Chili on a bun, popcorn and more goodies were also available. Many enjoyed the opportunity to…