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Peerless Lake runners top first run

Chris Clegg Spotlight Six students from Peerless Lake School won their respective categories at the first Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council – Northland School Division 10 School Championship Cross Country Race at Peavine Oct. 4. The race saw students…

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you will soon learn that any obstacle can be overcome if you set your mind to it. While a certain task may seem daunting right now, you won’t allow it to intimidate you. TAURUS…
Efforts underway to revive Northern Woods & Water Highway

During the summer of 2016 a representative of the Northern Woods & Water Highway Association travelled from Winnipeg to Dawson Creek, BC. reminding communities and businesses along the highway of the economic benefits of being located on a highway system.…

Spotlight Staff High Prairie School Division is pleased to welcome Bee Calliou Schadeck as the guest speaker for the divisional professional development day Oct. 28. “The day is designed to support our school division as we work collaboratively to improve…

A very interesting thought popped up in one of our sister newspapers. The Slave Lake Lakeside Leader reported on an idea put forward by Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee. Larivee asked the regional housing authority in Slave Lake if…

Linda Cox, Mayor, Town of High Prairie Following is a portion of Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox’s report to council for Sept. 21 to Oct. 18: AUMA convention in Edmonton Oct. 5-7, council as a whole attended the…
Chimney maintenance

Fire Chief’s Report Ken Melnyk, Fire Chief, Town of High Prairie This is the time of pumpkin spice lattes and cozy nights by the fireplace. It’s also the time to get your fireplace or wood stove chimney cleaned and checked,…
Artifact-of-the-Week October 26, 2016

The Grouard Native Cultural Arts Museum has in its collection a 4-metre canoe which was made by Arnold Oar, a Cree man from Chipewyan Lake, Alta. The canoe was purchased and donated to the museum by Dr. Robin Laughlin of…
Town council chats with economic shadow minister

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie town council discussed priorities and concerns about economic development with an MLA with the Official Opposition Wild- rose Party on Oct. 19. Improvements to transportation and communications infrastructure were top priorities council shared…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Pumpkin carving contest Oct. 27 It’s time to get those jack-o-lanterns ready for Halloween! What better time to get ready than at the Faust FCSS and Faust Community League Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party Oct. 27…
It’s now Jerry’s Store!

Jerry Willier has purchased Larsen’s General Store in Joussard and renamed it Jerry’s Store. He plans to only make changes, if any, after he hears what customers want. Please see full story next week.

Chris Clegg South Peace News A girl who threw a temper tantrum after having her allowance cut was given a reprimand in High Prairie youth court Oct. 17. The girl, who just turned 14, pleaded guilty to mischief damage to…

Spotlight Staff With hunting season now in full swing, the RCMP is reminding Alberta’s outdoor adventurers and hunters to take the steps required to ensure their safety when they venture off the beaten track. Over the past few weeks there…