“The Colours That Bind Us”

Quilts of all colours and sizes were on display as the High Prairie Quilt Guild presented its 21st annual Quilt Show and Sale on Oct. 15-16 at St. Andrew’s School. “The Colours That Bind Us” featured 137 entries, down from…
A sea of bulbs!

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 2 students planted tulips in the flower beds by the West Prairie River Oct. 12. Front to back are Brock Badger, Lucas Stewart and Gage McNabb. St. Andrew’s School students also planted tulips in a…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A major step was cleared Sept. 29 when the Government of Alberta granted a five-year forest management area extension to Tolko Industries under several conditions. The decision paves the way for Tolko to begin planning…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie RCMP has learned that it will no longer be required to provide information and documents in the French language. Response and comments are being invited at a community forum Oct. 25 at the…
St. Andrew’s runs for Terry Fox

St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie participated in the annual National School Day Run on Sept. 29 as part of the 36th annual Terry Fox Run to raise funds to support cancer research. Left-right are senior high students Halle…
For a job well done

The Golden Walleye Classic Committee made its annual donation to the High Prairie Fire Department Oct. 12. Firefighters have assisted the committee at the tournament for the past seven years and, in turn, the committee makes a donation. This year’s…

Pastor Keith Williams, High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church I was flying back from Ottawa several years ago. The takeoff was fine, the flight seemed to be going along just peachy for about two hours when we hit some turbulence. Things got a little…
Friendship Centre marks Orange Shirt Day

The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre marked Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30. Left-right are Tracy Cardinal, Edward L’Hirondelle, program co-ordinator Bev L’Hirondelle, Yvonne Lachance, and executive director Lyanne Grammer.   Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Native…

A 17-year-old boy has lost his driving privileges for a long time. The youth, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was suspended from driving for two years when he appeared in High Prairie youth court Oct.…
Students support Terry Fox en masse

A Terry Fox banner is waved by students. In front, left-right, are McKenzie Patenaude-Richard [kindergarten], Joseph Belesky (kindergarten), and Angelica Sutherland [Grade 1]). In the back row, left-right, are Jaylee Halcrow [Grade 7], Zale Zabolotniuk [Grade 11], Corey Isaac [Grade…
Pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving

Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie hosted a Thanksgiving Tea on Oct. 7 and a sale of pumpkin pies, just in time for the harvest holiday. Left-right are Pleasantview residents Bernadette Doucette, Janis Bloom and Theresa Simoneau.
High Prairie pool wins 2 Red Cross awards

The High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre received two service awards from the Canadian Red Cross from the Alberta branch. Accepting the awards Oct. 5 in Edmonton are Seth Petersen, Operations and Maintenance of the Aquatic Centre, left, and Aquatic Centre…

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor football for local teams wraps up this coming weekend. The High Prairie Outlaws host the Grande Prairie Broncos on Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. in the final game of their inaugural season in the…

Select, Select Rentals for all your building needs! Jennifer Auger South Peace News Select Rentals has been in business since 2010, before then it was known as CAT Rentals. The atmosphere at Select Rentals is welcoming, whether you are a…