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October 22, 2014

Make hay while the sun shines!

Six combines complete harvesting a canola crop on Oct. 10 before the Thanksgiving weekend in the field of Jim Stokes about 13 km east of High Prairie. Many farmers have completed harvest with the generally warm fall weather.

Regals' run ends at 57 years

For the first time since their inaugural season in 1957-58, the High Prairie Regals will not ice a team in the North Peace Hockey League this season.

Lakeshore police getting new home in Driftpile

Aboriginal policing in the High Prairie – Slave Lake region will have its own base in about one year with a new station under construction at Driftpile First Nation.

Fire chief raises alarm bells

A shortage of firefighters in High Prairie has raised alarm bells by the fire chief who fears it could cost residents and the local municipality.

Treaty 8 chiefs pleased with Alberta Premier Prentice

Treaty 8 chiefs are calling for a meeting with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice over recent comments made regarding the consultation process.

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Football Renegades make history

High school football arrived in High Prairie as the Renegades played their first game on home turf Oct. 11 in exhibition play.

Rubber meeting the road

Time flies when you are having fun.

Motherhood vs a career

Apple and Facebook want to help their female employees focus on the punch clock and not their biological clock by offering to pay to freeze their eggs.

'Wagging tongue' one of devil’s tools

An old Welsh proverb reads, “Lord, remind us that a gossip’s mouth is the devil’s mailbag”.

Spotlight: New Congolese priest teaches the word of God and soccer

Father Jean Celestin Muanza has lived quite a life, coming originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo and now acting as the Rector of Saint John the Baptist Cathedral in the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan.

Spotlight: Wheat Growers call for railway accountability

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is urging the federal government to take measures to hold CN and CP accountable for their performance.

Your Horoscope for the fourth week of October

LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, use your natural gift for diplomacy to resolve a conflict at work. It is easy to find common ground and steer the conversation toward a reasonable resolution.

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