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Transportation won’t oppose Timmies

A major hurdle has been cleared in hopes that Tim Hortons will soon build and open a store in High Prairie.
“We have no issues with Tim Hortons going forward once again,” said Marlene Cobick, Alberta Transportation’s administrative assistant in Peace River, at a Town of High Prairie special meeting Feb. 23.

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Town receives request for new restaurant

The next step in building a Tim Hortons in High Prairie has taken place.
The Town of High Prairie posted a development permit on its Website last week for the “construction of a drive thru restaurant discretionary use” at 3801-51 Ave.
It is the location of the proposed Tim Hortons.

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Kokum’s Shack opens in HP

Indigenous food is on the menu at Kokum’s Shack restaurant that opened Jan. 4 in High Prairie.
“It’s the Home of the Bannock Burger and the Indian Taco,” says Starr Sasakamoose, who owns the business with his sister, Kristal Sasakamoose.
“That’s the Kokum’s recipe.

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Red Wings eager to return to play

The High Prairie Red Wings are eager to return to junior hockey action – hopefully in mid- to late January – after restrictions in the coronavirus pandemic put the season on ice.
The Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League was scheduled to resume play on Jan. 15, says Derek Prue, expansion director of the division.

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Wings tame Icedogs during weekend sweep

High Prairie Red Wings swept the Slave Lake Icedogs in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League action on the Halloween weekend.
Mikal Chalifoux bagged five goals and Larry Yellowknee added three as the Red Wings tricked the Icedogs 9-4 in High Prairie in an afternoon matinee Oct. 31.

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Bean Bag Toss Winter League begins

Another new and inexpensive sport has taken root in the High Prairie area.
The Bean Bag Toss Winter League began in early October. A schedule has been drawn with games in East Prairie, the Eagle’s Nest at Enilda and Joussard, with a fourth site to be determined. All games are on Sundays.