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Richard Froese South Peace News It appears High Prairie RCMP will become exempt from being required to provide services and documents in the French language. That was the consensus during a community forum Oct. 25 hosted by the RCMP when…
PIC – ‘Clouded’ in horror

Carmen Big Charles, 12, screams in fun at the Haunted House Oct. 29. She and dozens of other children and adults enjoyed walking through the chamber of horrors Oct. 27 to Nov. 1. Marigold Enterprises hosted the fun activity as…

Ted Crawford passed away on Sept. 15, 2016 at the High Prairie Regional Health Complex at the age of 69 years. He had a double lung transplant on Oct. 20, 2005 and after about 11 years they started to fail.…
Outlaws end season on high note

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws wrapped up their first season in the Peace Country Bantam Football League with improved results. Despite a valiant effort, the Outlaws were bucked 45-6 by the Grande Prairie Broncos at home…
PIC – $250,000 donation to Northland

Cenovus Energy Inc. announced Oct. 24 a $250,000 donation to be made over two years to Northland School Division No. 61. The donation illustrates a continued commitment to support three key programs across the division. Cenovus is investing $125,000 in…

Spotlight Staff Results of provincial achievement tests and diploma exams for 2015-2016 for High Prairie School Division have raised top marks form the board and administration. “High Prairie School Division is pleased with the positive results from across the division,…
Thunder’s Turcotte turns in a Top 15 performance at the CCAA

Submitted story and photo After finishing in the top five at the recent ACAC Golf Championships, the Thunder Golf team’s Kassidy Turcotte found herself qualifying as an individual for the 2016 PING Golf National Championships hosted by Holland College in…

Regals' last-ditch effort fails Chris Clegg NPHL.com A last gasp attempt to organize the High Prairie Regals for the 2016-17 season has failed. "The High Prairie Regals informed me at 8:30 p.m. [Oct. 31] that they are out for 2016-17,"…
PIC – A stitch in time…

Annie Blackhurst knits a prayer shawl Oct. 14 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church. Each Friday morning at 10 a.m. volunteers gather at the parish hall to knit prayer shawls for cancer victims. Anyone, regardless of denomination, is welcome to join…

Jeff Burgar High Prairie town council’s experiment in “rotating the chair” is over. Good riddance to that! After the last municipal election three years ago, there was a certain cohort of people in the High Prairie community that didn’t like…

Pastor Luc Portelance, High Prairie Victory Life Church “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.” [James 4:8 NKJV] In the book of Exodus is the…
Peerless Lake runners top first run

Chris Clegg Spotlight Six students from Peerless Lake School won their respective categories at the first Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council – Northland School Division 10 School Championship Cross Country Race at Peavine Oct. 4. The race saw students…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you will soon learn that any obstacle can be overcome if you set your mind to it. While a certain task may seem daunting right now, you won’t allow it to intimidate you. TAURUS…
Efforts underway to revive Northern Woods & Water Highway

During the summer of 2016 a representative of the Northern Woods & Water Highway Association travelled from Winnipeg to Dawson Creek, BC. reminding communities and businesses along the highway of the economic benefits of being located on a highway system.…