Chris Clegg South Peace News The North Country Fair is not the only major celebration near Driftpile in June. The Driftpile Powwow rolls into the community June 24-26 with thousands expected to attend the annual First Nations celebration. Grand Entries…

Brian Gilroy, Pastor, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene Everybody wants it but few truly know how to find it. Even fewer actually embrace it. What am I talking about? Finding your purpose in life; a purpose that helps you…
The Page – June 22, 2016

The fine folks at CBC Radio-TV informed us over the weekend that Albertans seeking sandy beaches to joyfully frolic about, actually have a choice! Oh, joy! Here’s the copy from CBC: “Unlike some of Canada’s coastal provinces, landlocked Alberta swimming…

1914: Red Line Motors in Grouard begins a 10-minute streetcar service up and down Main Street from Revillon’s and Gariepy’s stores. The charge is 10 cents. 1914: Grouard town council secures five acres of land to put up nuisance grounds.…
Artifact-of-the-Week June 22, 2016

The High Prairie and District Museum has a “Hair Bow Peggy” doll, donated by Inge Lubeseder in 1988. The doll was a gift to Inge’s sister, Elizabeth. It was probably purchased from the Eaton’s catalogue in the late 1940s and…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Fairview Olympians Swim Meet June 11. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M back 1:35.00 10 Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter 1:17.38…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Alberta Summer Games Swim Meet June 12 at the East Link Centre in Grande Prairie. Swimmer Event Time Fin Abbie Cottingham Girl’s 11-12 100-M back 1:37.49 5 Abbie Cottingham…
PICS – HPE students put away books for a day in the sun

E.W. Pratt High School students organized the High Prairie Elementary School Fun Meet June 13. It’s the seventh year Pratt has run the meet for the younger students. The Mini-Style Olympics meet fosters positive relationships between students at the two…
High Prairie & District Palliative Care Society

Alzheimer’s Prayer Debra Isert, Palliative Care Coordinator, [780] 523-6438. Please grant my visitors tolerance for my confusion, forgiveness for my irrationality and strength to walk with me into the mist of memory my world has become. Please help them take…
Joussard School – Raises almost $2,600 for charity

Diamond Calliou-Calahasen Joussard Reporter Hello once again from Joussard School. This is your friendly reporter, Diamond, bringing you our news! Our kindergarten students report that they have been learning about three dimensional shapes in math lately and have been following…

Spotlight Staff High Prairie School Division has appointed Michelle Berggren and Brennan McDonald to two positions of inclusive education co-ordinators. They will work as a team to provide leadership in planning, developing, and implementing inclusive education services across the district.…
Pruden-Barrie new FNMI co-ordinator

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Delores Pruden-Barrie as First Nations, Metis, Inuit (FNMI) co-oordinator. She has been a director at Aspen View Public Schools since August 2015 in charge of FNMI learning and achievement. Previously employed…
4-H members shine at Achievement Day

Blackhurst raises Grand Champion Steer, Verstappen Supreme Female Mature Ewe East Peace 4-H District Show and Sale – Lambs [Saturday, June 4] Name Weight Buyer Ramona Bokhout 118 lbs Lazy W Ranch Naomi Bokhout 113 lbs Cox Petroleum/UFA Whisper Forseille 98…