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October 10, 2012
High Prairie Quilt Guild learning committee coordinator Marla Willier, left, and vice president Susan Nielsen show off the quilt that is the guild’s grand prize in this year’s raffle. Tickets are on sale from members and clubs around town. The guild hosts its annual show and sale Oct. 20-21 at St. Andrew’s School where the draw for the quilt will be held. Please see next week’s South Peace News for a full preview on the show and sale.
Mayor resigns; ability to govern crippled
“An honourable man is leaving politics,” said an emotional Town of High Prairie CAO Keli Tamaklo before reading Town of High Prairie Mayor Rick Dumont’s letter of resignation at council’s Oct. 3 meeting.
Sharkawi grills minister on hospital
Mixed messages concerning the status of High Prairie’s proposed new hospital were delivered in strong words at the Town of High Prairie’s council meeting Oct. 3.
Completion of Kinuso elevator almost halted
An 11th hour donation from the M.D. of Big Lakes will ensure the restoration of the Kinuso elevator is completed.
Gun club hosts annual shoot
The High Prairie Fish and Game Association hosted its annual Fall Open House Shoot on Sept. 30, and in addition to fantastic weather, the club attracted some awesome competitors.
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Right choice, only choice
For all the mistakes he made during his tenure as mayor of High Prairie, Rick Dumont has to be given credit for making his last decision the right choice.
The gamble of building big facilities
Rexall owner Daryl Katz wants to build a new arena for the Edmonton Oilers franchise and is pretty close to sealing the deal with the City of Edmonton.
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