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Feb. 2, 2011
Fun with literacy!
Ally Boucher, left, writes an answer on the Family Literacy Day crossword puzzle at the High Prairie Municipal Library Jan. 27. Her friend, Angel White, watches. People were invited to pull a clue out of an envelope and complete the puzzle. Library staff held many other activities during the day including an add-on story by the Wednesday Storytime children; they also recorded minutes read in the community. People could also play board games including Scrabble Junior, chess, Chinese checkers, Battleship and others.
Businesses must rally for common good
The High Prairie Retail Study has been released and now it’s time for businesses to roll up their sleeves and get to work bringing back customers.
The nuts and bolts of the retail study
The High Prairie Retail Study is out and it details the challenges and opportunities to bring shoppers back.
Fire hall poses health hazard, expansion needed - fire chief
The High Prairie Fire Department’s hall needs expansion, as well as major repairs and upgrades and equipment replacement.
Students receive first-hand knowledge
On Dec. 6 all the Cree classes, teachers and teacher assistants went on a field trip to the EC Bar Ranch to experience Ka Papamtapasohk (horse and wagon ride). This was very exciting for the students. Many have only seen or heard about this way of travel, but have never experienced it for themselves.
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Regals lay a whipping on the Kings
The High Prairie Regals were handed a golden opportunity to clinch second place in the North Peace Hockey League’s East Division standings in Fairview Jan. 28.
Raiders, Saints split
The friendly rivalry which comprises the junior high schools at Prairie River and St. Andrew’s both have bragging rights after last week.
Boot camp proves effective in Kinuso School
Lee Tanghe’s “boot camp” is attracting people of all ages from Kinuso and the surrounding area, as he offers vigorous exercise and boxing lessons in one session.
New cabin paradise in Joussard
If you’re looking for a clean, comfortable, roomy stay on your next ice fishing trip to Joussard, Roadrunner Cabins is the place to stay.
Ultimate fan interviews ‘Blackstone’
The new TV series ‘Blackstone’ is drawing much critical acclaim and controversy for its portrayal of life on a fictional reserve in Alberta and Lawrence Andrews has the inside scoop.
Global warming – are we really to blame?
The year 2010 will go down in the history books as Canada’s warmest year on record.
Local: Time to roll up our sleeves
When the late Craig Bissell loaded the bus and took a gang of seniors off to Grande Prairie for a shopping excursion, High Prairie retailers didn’t like the idea one bit. Even though the heat was fierce, Craig didn’t back away from the fire. If anything, it just made him more determined to run his bus.
Martha's Musings: Being exposed in today's electronic world
I was reminiscing last week about a trip I took 30 years ago, riding my motorcycle from White Rock, B.C., to Alaska. I was on the road for four months, without any of the “necessities” that seem to be required for a road trip today.
Life's Like That: Excuse me, miss – I think that’s mine
Wait a minute! Hey!! There it is: my butt! My firm, beautiful little bum…only it’s sauntering along towards the hot tub on the body of some other woman.
Visitors since January 18, 2010!
Religious: Good resolution aids
We have in our midst some great spiritual aids to help us get “back to spirit” or become more spiritual. There are aids to assist us with our good resolutions, helping us to understand God working in our lives.