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PICs – PRJH takes time to remember

Students of Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with a ceremony Nov. 10. History of Canadians at war was presented by Grade 8 students of teacher Julia Drefs. The Canadian flag was carried by the…
Falher 55 Plus, hosts Zone 8 Challenge Cup event

Tom Henihan Spotlight Alberta 55 Plus, Zone 8, Area 2 held its carpet bowling and floor curling Challenge Cup event at Club Alouette in Falher on Saturday, October 22. Twenty-seven people participated with teams from Valleyview, High Prairie, Girouxville and…

Richard Froese Spotlight Suggestions from thousands of Albertans on the Modernized Municipal Government Act (MGA) will be used to amend the legislation before it is reintroduced this fall. “Because the MGA touches every single Albertan in some way, it was…
County welcomes new CAO Brideau

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County welcomes Roy Brideau as the new chief administrative officer who started Nov. 7. “I am pleased to join the Big Lakes County team,” Brideau says in a news release from the county.…

Chris Clegg, Editor, SPN A comment made by a High Prairie Legionnaires player at the Remembrance Day ceremony can be described at best as totally inappropriate. Some may choose to call it disgusting and disrespectful. It’s their choice. Whatever your…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie is gearing up to host the 2017 Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games in September and seeking community support. “I’m sure it’s going to happen,” says Mary Zabolotniuk of High Prairie, president of the Mighty…

Richard Froese South Peace News A man charged in the death of a Swan River First Nations man on Feb. 2, 2015 has been sentenced to more than two years in jail. Michael Bernard Jackman, 40, was sentenced to 28…
Raiders finish in top 4 in zones

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Raiders of High Prairie reached the final four at the northwest zone junior high school girls’ volleyball championships. After finishing second in the High Prairie School Division championship at home on Oct. 29-30,…
Raiders in tough at volleyball zones

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Raiders of High Prairie faced tough competition at the northwest zone junior high school boys’ volleyball championships. After winning the High Prairie School Division championship at home on Oct. 29-30, the Raiders lost…
PIC – ‘Gotcha in the act!’

Rudolph has caught Santa in a terrible predicament and is going to get even for making him pull his heavy sled each winter! The window painting is one of many at the pedway linking the hospital and J.B. Wood Extended…
Public campaign begins urging cleanup

Richard Froese South Peace News A longstanding former fuel station in High Prairie could soon be cleaned up after nearly 20 years untouched. It’s what Michael Long hopes will happen after he initiated a social media campaign in late October…
The Page – November 16, 2016

The Page has not heard if the local economic development people are welcoming disgruntled Hillary Clinton supporters wanting to move to Canada. You may have heard, the Immigration Canada website crashed during the American voting, and even after the election,…
PICs – Lest we Forget!

High Prairie Elementary School marked Remembrance Day with an assembly Nov. 8 with several members of the High Prairie Legion as special uests. The Canadian flag was carried by the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 539 High Prairie. Grade 5 students…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County will host an open house Nov. 23 in Joussard to present the draft municipal development and the land-use bylaw. Staff and consultants will outline the draft documents at the Joussard Community Hall…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes Christmas Angels program is back as the season of giving approaches. Big Lakes Family and Community Support Services is preparing to distribute food hampers and toys to disadvantaged families in the boundaries of…