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October 17, 2012
Training centre opens at Tolko
A few of the 120 students from around the region participated in the ribbon cutting for the High Prairie Regional Training and Development Centre Oct. 5 at the Tolko plant west of High Prairie. The centre is a partnership between Northern Lakes College, Tolko Industries, and the Northern Alberta Development Council. Please see page 4 for complete coverage.
Minister stands by report
Alberta’s Minister of Municipal Affairs is not totally pleased with the Town of High Prairie’s municipal inspection report recently completed by Harold Johnsrude, which played a large part in Mayor Rick Dumont’s Oct. 3 resignation.
Are the odds in your favour?
The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce are excited to launch their “Passport to Christmas” program for this upcoming holiday season.
Regional training centre opens at Tolko
The $5.3 million trades and pre-employment training program designed to develop a strong labour pool for northern Alberta celebrated its grand opening Oct. 5.
Room for improvement?
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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This date in sports history
Oct. 17, 1971: The NPHL holds its organizational meeting and learns that Fairview may pull out of the league due to lack of players. Fairview officially pulls out 10 days later.
Another day, another dollar
There’s a long list of good things that happen when you give idle young hands things to do. Keeping children off the streets and getting them into enjoyable sports brings with it lifelong friends, respect for others, the value of teamwork and so much more.
Voting the man, not the party
There isn’t likely a Canadian who doesn’t give a flying fluke what happens 50 miles, 500 miles, or 5,000 miles down the road.
Visitors since January 18, 2010!
Every year as the season changes from summer to fall there are certain things that come to our mind.
Spotlight: Soda pop replaced with fruit juice
For many years, schools have been rewarding positive student behaviour with sweet treats, one of many longstanding school traditions that does little in the way of promoting healthy living, says High Prairie School Division.
Spotlight: Kids shopping made easy at The Attic Effects
If you’re looking for children’s clothing, you need to look no further than The Attic Effects in High Prairie.
Your Horoscope for the third week of October
LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, whether feedback from work is positive or negative, rest assured that hard work will ultimately garner some recognition. Keep working hard and all will work out.
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