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October 1, 2014


Louise Keay, left, paints a Ukrainian pysanka egg with instructor Stella Ware during a workshop at High Prairie Museum on Sept. 27 as part of Culture Days that weekend. Watch for more photos and coverage of local Culture Days in next week's South Peace News.

EPS's proposal 'devastating'

High Prairieís mayor is hoping to get the support of town council in opposing the Edmonton Police Serviceís proposal calling for council to pay the province about $500,000 in policing costs each year.

New online reporting system implemented

Itís now easier for M.D. of Big Lakes residents to report complaints to the head office.

MLA says province headed in right direction

With a new premier and two postings, the longtime local MLA is positive about the future of the province and the party.

Carriere sews seeds of love on mission trip to Kenya

Eager to teach children in Third World countries how to sew clothing, Helen Carriere of High Prairie is off to Kenya next month on a mission trip.

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Thiesen brings passion to recreation

All game to boost sports in the community, Ken Thiesen has become the new recreation director for the High Prairie and District Regional Recreation Board.

When chickens come to roost

The High Prairie water treatment system, which makes the stuff that comes out of every tap, will lose an estimated $196,000 next year if prices arenít raised. Thatís between $150 and $200 per water meter.

Prentice enacts positive change

Just two weeks into his position as Albertaís new premier, Jim Prentice has already taken steps to move the province into a progressive future.

No matter the pain, the cost or the road ...

If Tony Bennett and Janis Joplin would ever let me sing with them, it would go like this:

Spotlight: Atikameg School and Whitefish Lake First Nation awarded Friends of Education Award

When your neighbourís in trouble and in need, you come to their aid as quickly as possible.

Spotlight: October is Car Safety Month - is your vehicle ready

The nights are getting cooler, small piles of coloured leaves are starting to collect on the street corners and pumpkin-flavoured goodies have hit the shelves. With students back in school and most vacations past, the roads are once again busy.

Your Horoscope for the first week of October

LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Few people will accuse you of being uncommunicative, Libra. In fact, you're usually downright chatty. It's one of the traits people will admire most in you this week.

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