Joussard School – students in store for tasty treat

Haiden Laboucan Joussard Reporter This is Haiden Laboucan from Joussard School bringing you the news of this last week. In kindergarten, our students reported that they are having a great time building collages on their iPads of things that start…

Joseph L’Heureux, Lay Minister This week, the church celebrates two feast days, St. Patrick, March 17, and St. Joseph, March 19, the stepfather of our Lord Jesus Christ. I say stepfather because, according to our faith, God is His actual…
PICs – “Good Old Country Fun”

“Good Old Country Fun at the Sports Palace” was the theme for the High Prairie Figure Skating Club annual ice carnival March 4 at The Sports Palace. Skaters from pre-schools to youth showcased their skills. The show wrapped up the…
PIC – Achievement recognized

E.W. Pratt High School recognized the efforts of Harmony Cunningham, right, Feb. 28. Cunningham earned a Certificate of Excellence in the English 20-1 program last year; however, due to an omission, she was not recognized at last year’s awards ceremony.…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report for Feb. 22 to March 7: Growing the North Conference Feb. 21-13, I attended the Growing the North Conference in Grande Prairie. This…

Chris Clegg I was stumbling across old editions of the Edmonton Capital newspaper one day and came across a story in the July 23, 1914 edition. It piqued my interest. To my surprise, a court report was published. Not a…

Spotlight Staff A new energy efficiency report gives the province a road map to create jobs, diversify the economy and save Albertans money. The new report points to programs like small-scale solar and greater use of energy-saving appliances as ways…

Surrounded by loved ones, Peter A. V. Dalton of Enderby, B.C. passed away March 7, 2017 at age of 83 years in Salmon Arm, B.C. Peter was born Oct. 22, 1933 in Edmonton to Joseph and Mathilde [nee Gagnon] of…
PIC – Flapjacks, friends and fellowship

Annie Blackhurst, left, and Tiny Rasmussen, both of High Prairie, enjoy flapjacks, sausage and eggs during the Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch Feb. 28 at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in High Prairie. Shrove Tuesday is a day in February or March…
The Page – March 15, 2017

The Montreal Canadiens’ alumni game will certainly be remembered by many people for a long time. Thumbs Up to Marigold Enterprises for bringing such a good show to town. And how about all those Habs’ sweaters? It just goes to…

Jeff Burgar As this week’s story on local taxes [residential mill rate comparisons, page 4] says, High Prairie town council and staff have done a great job bringing the ever-suffering taxpayers of High Prairie needed relief. It wasn’t easy. Some…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie RCMP arrested four people Feb. 28 on various property related crimes. The charges stemmed from several break and enters in High Prairie over the past months. The four face several charges including 15…

Spotlight Staff Albertans are being encouraged to provide input on how provincial labour laws could apply to farms and ranches. Six technical working groups have developed recommendations on how employment standards, labour relations, and occupational health and safety requirements could…
Canadiens’ visit thrills hockey fans

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie welcomed several former stars of the NHL Montreal Canadiens for a charity game March 3 at the Sports Palace. Hockey fans packed the arena for the Byron Konelsky Memorial Hockey Game as part…

Chris Clegg Editor, South Peace News High Prairie is celebrating the opening of a new hospital soon. The taxpayer is paying over $228 million for a facility that will not be ready to deliver babies. The utter stupidity of that…

Richard Froese South Peace News A former Kinuso bank employee, who transferred just over $100,000 from accounts of three seniors to another account over a period of two years, will spend the next year in jail. Chantal Lina Bonen- fant,…