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The Page – April 10, 2024

The Page plans on getting rich very quickly!He is on the verge of inventing a new dog food that tastes like a mail carrier’s ankle!Is it any wonder The Page is still poor? It reminds The Page of a classic…

“I saw thingy last week, oh, what’s her name, I don’t know. I can never remember anything these days. It’s this damn anorexia.” – Grandma Smithers“Kids today think the world revolves around them. In my day, the sun revolved around…

“It is after you have lost your teeth you can afford to buy steaks.” – Pierre Renoir The most popular spot for ice fishing huts on Lesser Slave Lake is in front of Joussard.Even so, there are lots of other…

The front page story on McLennan town council perhaps reducing the number on members on council for the next municipal election in 2025 is interesting.A slight snafu is prompting administration to bring a new bylaw back to council. Apparently, the…

After an election, many but not all, successful candidates are heard reminding everyone how much support (votes) they received, and how they have gained the confidence of the people to govern.Fair enough. They did get the most votes.However, let us…

Governments in our part of the country have mixed opinions on what the public should know about their doings.During Covid, it was common for governments to not only stream their meetings to council members and staff, but also to anybody…

So, it is official!The recall petition for Town of High Prairie Mayor Brian Panasiuk, and councillors Donna Deynaka and James Waikle enters the “signature gathering” stage.The Page figures it will be next to impossible to gather the 952 signatures needed…

In the Municipal Government Act, it states councillors, “keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a council meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public.” Keep this thought in mind, people.On Feb. 13 High Prairie town council met…

When The Page first read about High Prairie and the purchase of the old hospital site, 11 acres fronting on Highway 2 and in the middle of town, several thoughts came to mind.First was the news story, saying the Town…

The Page warns all the fellas out there it is only seven days until Valentine’s Day.It is time to start shopping for the perfect gift for your sweetie or get ready to reinforce the doghouse and make it more comfortable…

Just a warning, fellows!Only 14 days left to prepare for Valentine’s Day.Can’t say The Page didn’t warn you! Sad to report there is more vandalism at Jaycee Park in High Prairie.The Town of High Prairie posted on social media Jan.…

For those curious, the quote used as the title for this week’s Opinion editorial, is the slogan of the Washington Post newspaper. It was first used in 2017. But the Post did not create that slogan.A history of the quote…

Good advice from The Page: Never go to a hair replacement clinic if all the employees are bald! The Page wonders: Why do so many women use mud packs? Have you ever seen a pretty pig? The Page’s friend won…

Ever hear about David Tepper?He is an American billionaire and owner of the Carolina Panthers of the NFL. Last week, he became a little miffed and tossed a drink at a Jacksonville Jaguar fan after his quarterback tossed an interception.…

“Yes, we are planning a holiday down south this winter. And I’m telling you, if that airport security staff tries body-searching me, they’ll get more than they bargained for. At the very least, I’ll let a big cabbagey one right…

Many years ago, there was a Christmas tradition gone noticed by many in the High Prairie area.High Prairie has had its share of homeless people. Each year in early to mid-December, these homeless people would show up in High Prairie…