Politics

Regional recreation survey launched for HP

A survey to help determine future needs and priorities for recreation in the High Prairie region is expected to be released in the third week of August.
The High Prairie and District Recreation Review Committee invites residents to complete the survey that will be posted on the websites of the Town of High Prairie and Big Lakes County.

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HP council studies broadband options

Town of High Prairie council remains committed to improve broadband services in the community.
Now the town is considering a project of its own.
At its regular meeting July 28, council directed staff to schedule a time for council to meet with service provider Rohl Global Network to discuss options for the town.

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Town appreciates business upgrades

More than just new businesses in the Town of High Prairie will get special recognition by the town.
At its regular meeting July 28, town council approved the updated grand opening appreciation policy reviewed by the bylaw committee June 10.

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Hunt appointed

A Kinuso woman is Big Lakes County’s choice to represent them on the Town of High Prairie Recreation Master Plan Committee.
Roberta Hunt was chosen in a secret ballot over John Paddon at a regular meeting July 22.

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Town is open for ‘bees’-ness

Bees are now allowed in High Prairie.
Under strict circumstances, however.
High Prairie town council passed its Beekeeping Bylaw at its July 14 meeting, ending months of debate that began Jan. 28 when Crystal Sturgeon asked council to consider allowing the honey-makers in town.

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Bylaws sent back to committee

Bylaws to allow bees and chickens in High Prairie continues to weed its way through the system.
High Prairie town council delayed the passing of both bylaws at its June 23 meeting and agreed to send both back to the bylaw review committee for further study.