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April 20, 2011
Hendrik Vrey and his leather art works were one of the highlights of the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show April 16-17. Vrey, who is from Namibia, uses burning tools to create his art works. He made customized works for buyers at the show and displayed many of his framed works of African big game and people. A story and photos about the show will be published in next week’s Spotlight.
Land deal for hospital done, says minister
All parties involved in the negotiations for the hospital land have reached agreement.
It's only an investigation, M.D. council tells people
Several phone calls and e-mails to councillors have prompted M.D. of Big Lakes to take a second look at investigating the possibility of storing nuclear waste in the M.D.
Act of kindness will bring comfort to cancer patients
Cancer patients can always take comfort in the charitable work of High Prairie Quilt Guild, whose members spend one day each year making quilts for them.
Good Deeds would reward deserving youth
Town of High Prairie Councillor Michael Smith says youth deserve recognition when they do good deeds for others and is proposing a program called ‘Gotcha Being Good’.
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Figure skaters win medals at last competition
The High Prairie Skating Club’s figure skaters put forward another solid effort at the 2011 Peace Regional Open Figure Skating Competition in Grande Prairie.
Election lacking excitement
I am very strenuously trying to abstain from adding any of my political observations in my column.
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Regional: Heading for the hills
There is a problem when we elect people who have no vision for the future. When somebody with an idea comes along, careful and reasoned thinking goes out the window. Everybody and their dog speaks their mind, usually with knee-jerk reactions.
DVD Corner: ‘TRON: Legacy’ is as good as the original
Metaphysics and adventure are at the heart of ‘TRON: Legacy’, which is equal to the original 1982 movie, ‘TRON’.
Photo Gallery Archive
Spotlight: Local forestry prepares for Mountain Pine Beetle to emerge from winter
Efforts to control the spread of the Mountain Pine Beetle are wrapping up in Alberta with the end of March and now scientists have to wait for this years’ beetles to burrow out from under the bark of pine trees in June to see how many there are this year.
Spotlight: Helping healthcare in remote communities
Healthcare in remote locations like the Gift Lake Metis Settlement, 85 km from High Prairie, can be difficult but two Gift Lake Alberta Health Representatives have proven up to the challenge.
Digger's Corner: Environment is embedded in our culture
Earth day being just around the corner got me thinking of what the “green movement” has brought to our culture.
Natural Health: The natural approach to household cleaners
When standing in the isle of household cleaners at your local grocery store, it’s amazing at how many different brands and types of cleaners there are for every job you need to get done.
Your Horoscope for the third week of April
Famous Birthdays: April 17 Jennifer Garner, Actress (39) April 18 Melissa Joan Hart, Actress (35) April 19 Ashley Judd, Actress (43) April 20 Joey Lawrence, Actor (35) April 21 Tony Danza, Actor (60) April 22 John Waters, Director (65) April 23 John Cena, Wrestler (34)
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