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River floating parade just two weeks away

Joe McWilliams Spotlight Let’s get right to it, shall we? Not only does dressing up a ‘floating float’ for the Aug. 26 Great Trail Celebration on Lesser Slave River sound like a lot of fun in itself – there is…
What a parade it was!

The High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade was another outstanding success Aug. 1. The 30-minute parade featured a marching band, many classic cars and vehicles, floats and – of course – horses! All of the local politicians attended as well…
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Monteith crowned Elks Pro Rodeo Queen

Richard Froese South Peace News Brooke Monteith is the 2017 Miss High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen. She was honoured Aug. 1 on the opening day of the two-day event. “I’m really excited to be the queen and represent High…
Penny Carnival returns Aug. 10

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s once again time for children to raid their piggy banks! The High Prairie Municipal Library is gearing up for its 24th Annual Penny Carnival Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. The carnival is a fun…
Triangle Hoedown Jamboree features new covered dance floor

Richard Froese Spotlight Toes were tapping and hands were clapping at the fifth annual Triangle Hoedown Jamboree on July 20-23 at the Pioneer Threshermen’s Association grounds. “Besides the music, the major highlight of the event was a new covered dance…
Alberta’s parks celebrated

Alberta Parks celebrated Parks Day July 15 at Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park with several activities, hotdogs, cake and refreshments for visitors. Well over 100 attended activities during the afternoon. Parks Day is celebrated nation-wide on the third Saturday every July.…
Elks Rodeo notes

Chris Clegg South Peace News Still room to enter Mutton Bustin’ They are the youngest competitors at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo and perhaps the most popular. Is it any surprise that the biggest cheers at the rodeo may…
West to play at rodeo dance

Be prepared for a new voice at this year’s High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo dances Aug. 1-2. Roger West, an entertainer who exemplifies passion with a heart the size of Texas, quickly rose to be one of the Ontario’s top…

On Aug. 1-2, the 57th annual Elks Pro Rodeo will be in full swing in High Prairie. There is so much that happens behind the scenes to bring this amazing event to the town. Volunteers contribute their time to help…
Volunteers needed carnival

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s once again time for children to raid their piggy banks! The High Prairie Municipal Library is gearing up for its 24th Annual Penny Carnival Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. The carnival is a fun…
PIC – Wishing many more

RBC in High Prairie celebrated Canada’s 150th birthday July 1 with a cake on June 29. Holding the cake, left-right, are Julie Bellerose, business services client advisor, and branch manager Henry Chang.