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Top Stories This Week - April 15, 2009
Boy battles tumour
Kohen Flett’s family is
praying for his recovery, as he is battling a brain tumour.
To show their moral support, the staff at Peavine Bishop
Routhier School has provided him with a basket of books
and some stuffed animals.
Peavine toddler bravely
faces battle with tumour
Peavine Bishop Routhier School is once again showing
its generosity and helping someone in need.
Hospital money in place,
project under review
The Alberta Government remains committed to building the
new High Prairie hospital, but the entire scope of the
project is under review and the cost and construction
will be spread over six years.
ATCO donates $50,000 to training facility
On April 4, ATCO formally presented the High Prairie Fire
Department with a $50,000 donation.
Kinuso votes May 26
It’s the day chosen by Alberta Municipal Affairs on whether
or not residents vote to dissolve the Village of Kinuso.
$200,000 for alliance
The Lesser Slave Lake Economic Alliance has received $200,000
from the Community Development Trust fund program as part of
money allocated to all of Alberta’s regional economic alliances.
Man, 30, stabbed at house party
A house party on Driftpile First Nation which spiraled out of
control had landed a Desmarais man in hospital.
Seal Lake road announcement days away
The M.D. of Big Lakes is cautiously optimistic the Alberta
government will be announcing very soon a resource road grant
to help finance construction of the Seal Lake road south into
Youth unite at rally spiritually
The message to youth is, embrace Jesus to be saved from sin
and look for eternal glory with Him.
Everything, anything shown at roadshow
For some people, determining the exact value and history of
family antiques and collections may not be possible, but
getting them appraised has its own reward.
Casavant joins PVR Realty
Leo Casavant is back home after 40 years!
Peace officers vow crackdown on speeders
The Town of High Prairie’s peace officers are concerned about commercial vehicles not following designated routes and passenger cars speeding.
RCMP re-organize; Faust won’t close
Rumours the Faust RCMP detachment would be disbanded are not true.
Air at Kinuso now monitored
Citizens of Kinuso can now know exactly how good or bad the quality of their air is.
Police use force to subdue aggressive male
A Peavine man faces several charges after High Prairie RCMP used a Taser
to subdue him during an incident in Peavine April 1.
Memories of the past - A day in the life of our pioneers
It was a nice summer morning in 1912, when a young Charlie Spendiff,
who was living on a homestead north of High Prairie, decided to make a
trip on saddle horse by way of the East Prairie River to Grouard.
Tuition transfer to parents can mean tax savings
When a child leaves for post-secondary education, many parents
contribute to tuition and living expenses.
Residential development green-lighted
A High Prairie developer received the green light April 9 to develop
five country residential lots on property formerly owned by Steve
Blonsky west of town.
Gardeners invited to discuss plots
Yvonne Fornahl is inviting those with green thumbs to discuss community garden plots.
High Prairie Crime Stoppers
High Prairie RCMP are currently investigating a report of mischief
to two vehicles which occurred sometime during the evening of
March 27 or early morning of March 28.
News Room - Online
Talk is cheap, real cheap
Exchange your sorrows
Be afraid, people, be very afraid!
Where Things Stand
Stop playing politics with hospital
Raiders win 13 medals at Divisionals/Club ready to host Gun and Sportsman Show
The Prairie River Junior High School badminton
team has completed another successful season by capping the
year with their third straight High Prairie School Division
title April 4 in Slave Lake. / It’s one of High Prairie’s
biggest events, as the eighth annual Gun and Sportsman Show
will be held in both arenas this weekend.
Mystique Photograpics 2009 Baby Contest
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