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PIC – In the ‘spirit

April Isadore holds a Spirit Bear at the Sisters in Spirit Walk at Driftpile Oct. 4. She carried the bear to walk in memory of children who have to live without their parents and/or siblings.
Sisters in Spirit Walk brings awareness, healing

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a time for healing, awareness and reconciliation. Sister in Spirit Walks were held at Driftpile and High Prairie Oct. 4, with nearly 100 attending in Driftpile and 70 in High Prairie. Highlighting the ceremony…
PIC – We walk as one!

The Sisters in Spirit Walk took place Oct. 4 in High Prairie, Peace River and Slave Lake. Hundreds gathered to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women and to help those left behind heal. In the photo, Val Willier…
Sisters in Spirit Walks held in Driftpile, High Prairie

Sisters in Spirit Walks were held throughout the region Oct. 4 in Drifptile, High Prairie, Peace River and Slave Lake. Hundreds gathered to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women and to help those left behind heal. Below are…
Sisters in Spirit Walk Oct. 4

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It’s a trend organizers are hoping to grow. Last year, the most successful Sisters in Spirit Walk to date was held around the Peace region with Kinuso, Driftpile, Peace River, Slave Lake and Valleyview all taking…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Once again, community-minded and caring people are stepping forward to help a family in need. Volunteers are holding the Bedard Family Fundraiser Barrel Jackpot Sept. 26 at the High Prairie Agriplex. Veronica and Robert Bedard have…
Kinuso grandmother cycles for cancer

Over $3,600 raised! Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Kinuso grandmother has raised over $2,500 more than her goal in the August Great Cycle Challenge. Roberta Hunt raised $3,603 after cycling 209 km in August. Why cycle 209 km and not…
PICs – Who will be this year’s winners?

The High Prairie Community Beautification Association will be selecting its Best Yards Contest winners in the coming weeks. Judging by a few samples show here, judging will be difficult. Beautification appreciates the efforts residents put forward to make the town…

The recent A&W Canada and the MS Society of Canada Take Out Burgers to Beat MS Day was a huge success. The promotion raised $1.3 million in support of those living with multiple sclerosis [MS]. In 12 years, the annual…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Once again, community- minded and caring people are stepping forward to help a family in need. Volunteers are holding the Bedard Family Fundraiser Barrel Jackpot Sept. 26 at the High Prairie Agriplex. Veronica and Robert Bedard…
PIC – In their finest

2020 graduates of E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie were on parade after unofficial ceremonies Aug. 15. Sitting, left-right, are Amy Zabolotniuk, Rae-Ann Gill, Malakae Sharkawi, Jordan Elko and Danielle Cutrell. In front is Emily Norgaard.
A&W Burgers to Beat MS Day returns Aug. 20

SPN Staff A battle against multiple sclerosis will be supported at the 12th annual A&W Burgers to Beat MS Day on Aug. 20. For every Teen Burger sold, A&W will donate $2 to the MS Society of Canada to help…
PIC – Ahhh! A cold drink on a hot day

Two young sisters were selling cold ice tea Aug. 4 downtown High Prairie as summer temperatures reached around 35 C in the first week of August. Left-right, are Lindsey Caudron, 11, of High Prairie, and Charlene Caudron, 9, of Falher.
PICs – HP farmers’ market moves outside

High Prairie Farmers’ Market moved outdoors on July 29 beside Marigold Enterprises, which operates the market. “We have moved the farmers’ market back to its original location after many years downtown,” Marigold store manager Joanne Miller says. “We hope to…
Golden Walleye Classic cancelled

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Anyone wanting to participate in the 32nd annual Golden Walleye Classic at Shaw’s Point Resort near High Prairie will have to wait for 2021. Organizers have called off the event planned for the Labour Day weekend,…
PICs – Ruecker couple celebrates 70th anniversary

On July 13, Wilf and Ethel Ruecker celebrated their 70th anniversary with family and friends. Long-term residents of Faust, now residing in St. Albert, the anniversary couple were given a surprise “drive by” celebration in the parking lot of their…