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June 12, 2013
Eli Willier, 6, dives into the watermelon in front of him at the watermelon eating contest at the High Prairie Street Festival May 31. Willier placed first in the 5-6-year age group, and was met with a round of applause from the crowd. Please see story and more photos on page 14-15.
M.D. taking a final look
A final debate regarding Predator Midstream Limited’s desire to construct a transloader “Pipeline on Rails” facility in the M.D. of Big Lakes just east of the Plains plant will occur June 12.
Time capsule's secret contents closely-guarded
Residents of Peavine Metis Settlement will have no problem finding out what life was like in 2013 when they open their time capsule in 2038.
TELUS announces $700,000 investment to meet demand
TELUS is investing $700,000 in High Prairie this year to expand and enhance wireless and wireline service for area residents and businesses.
Open at last!
The High Prairie Fire Department hosted a wine and cheese event to officially open the renovated fire hall June 3.
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Gun zealots having a blast
With the warm weather comes the time to enjoy trap and skeet shooting, and the High Prairie Fish and Game Association’s shooting range north of town is the ideal spot to take up the sports.
South Peace News often gets asked why we do what we do when it comes to comments on local politics.
When politics, environmentalism collide
Environmentalism and eco-friendly public policies have left their controversial stamp on legislatures across the country. Whether a specific political party is solely devoted to the environment or only includes it in their election platform, this hot button topic always makes its timely appearance during question periods, press conferences and court hearings.
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What are you seeding?
As a farmer the anticipation of spring is very exciting. We know that once the ground is dry enough it will be the time to plant seed in the ground. It’s a short but very busy season.
Spotlight: President of Northern Lakes College retires
For the past eight years Rick Neidig has been President of the Northern Lakes College. Now though, he’s decided that its time to retire.
Spotlight: North Country Fair right around the corner
Despite moans and groans suggesting the Lesser Slave Lake area offers little summer excitement, the Driftpile Valley will host one of Alberta’s most anticipated folk festivals June 21-23.
Your Horoscope for the second week of June
GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, just when things seem hopeless, a small ray of light shines through and you find a solution to your problem. Scorpio has some wise words, so listen up.
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