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November 11, 2009
A time to remember!
Two High Prairie Air Cadets pose beside the Fallen Heroes Wall at the High Prairie Royal Canadian Legion
Nov. 4. The Fallen Heroes Wall has photos and biographies of each of the local men and women who died in
previous wars. The project, undertaken by the Legion two years ago, unfortunately will not be complete in time
for the Remembrance Day Service Nov. 11 at 10:45 a.m. Legion president Don Ebbett says 10 more are left
to arrive. Cadets posing are Cpl. Arianna Quinn, left, and AC Laine Roberts. Everyone is invited to attend the
H1N1 vaccination clinics continue
The H1N1 vaccination clinic has resumed at the High Prairie Health Complex, with first priority being given
to children ages six months to under five years, followed by pregnant women.
Gift Lake recognizes its members
The accolades were many and the gifts greatly appreciated, as the community of Gift Lake continued the
tradition of recognizing their members for a variety of feats.
Firefighters practice pressurized fuel fires
Local firefighters joined forces Oct. 28 to learn how to deal with pressurized fuel fires.
Equipment operators celebrate grad
Eleven new heavy equipment operators are ready to enter the labour force.
Read More, blurbs of whats in this week
News Room - Online
What's in the name?
One way to memorialize someone who has held an official position, or been a community leader, is to name
a school after that person. This is particularly true if the person has been actively involved in education.
School councils want cuts stopped
Pending education cuts by the province appear to be a main concern of school councils in this area.
Hard-luck Regals still winless
If it wasn’t for bad luck, the High Prairie Regals wouldn’t have any luck at all.
Editorial: Dust gathers on the old thesaurus
The office I work in has a few reference books, some gathering dust more quickly than others. Dictionaries
and thesauri (is that a word?) don’t get replaced anymore, because they exist online in such abundance.
National: A time to reflect
This November 11, Remembrance Day, is set aside to reflect on the heroes who gave their lives in the name
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Theresa's Tidbits: Veterans deserve our thanks, admiration
Do you enjoy having the freedom to do whatever you like (within bounds, of course)?
DVD Corner: Remembrance through movies, documentaries
This week’s DVD Corner is slightly different, not reviewing a specific movie, but highlighting five movies and
documentaries about the horror of war. It’s to honour those who have sacrificed, served and lived through war,
and is a candid reminder of the significance of Remembrance Day.
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