Many local children will receive toys thanks to the generosity of shoppers at Red Apple stores in High Prairie, Falher and Peace River in the annual toy drive that ended Dec. 7.
A special leadership team is inspiring students in local Catholic schools.
A NET ministries team served in St. Andrew’s School from Nov. 21 to Dec. 8.
The dazzling and colourful Security and Comfort calendars will be on sale in the coming next weeks.
The calendars feature High Prairie Fire Department members and High Prairie Quilt Guild members and their beautiful quilts and sell for $20 each.
Messages of hope and remembrance were the common themes at the Remembrance Day service at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall Nov. 11.
One by one, High Prairie Royal Canadian Legion president Don Ebbett read the names of local soldiers lost in the two World Wars – all 29 of them!
The High Prairie Royal Purple Elks Lodge welcomed Elks of Canada national president Derek Barkley to its meeting Nov. 12.
He accepted donations from the Royal Purple Elks and the High Prairie Elks totaling $2,500 to the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children.
Almost $10 million worth of farmland near High Prairie and acreages, plus several more millions in vehicles, farm equipment and grain bins, went under the auction hammer Nov. 14.
The Canadian flag was carried by Cpl. Jade Tancowny of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 539 High Prairie.
Students sang In Flanders Fields and recited a poem. Videos about veterans and Remembrance Day were also viewed.
Northern Lakes College celebrated long- serving and retiring employees at the college’s annual Long-Service Awards Night in Slave Lake on Oct. 23.
The evening celebrated a total of 425 years of combined service among all recipients, says an NLC news release dated Oct. 23.
Beef farmers frustrated by provincial policies and regulations appear more optimistic with a new government.
Members of the Alberta Beef Producers shared concerns and ideas during an ABP Zone 9 supper and meeting Oct. 25 at Triangle Hall, west of High Prairie.
The Alberta Foster and Kinship Association flag was raised in the Civic Square Oct. 20. Chris CleggSouth Peace News They…