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PICs – Lots of fun at the 25th Annual Penny Carnival

Children were busy and excited at the 25th annual Penny Carnival at High Prairie Municipal Library on Aug. 9. About 240 people enjoyed a variety of games and activities at 20 stations, supported by 47 volunteers Children were eager to…
Good times draw patrons to jamboree

Chris Clegg South Peace News It just keeps getting bigger and better. If you don’t think so, just ask several of the acts and patrons attending the annual Hoedown Jamboree. “It’s one of the better ones,” says musician Wesley Mapp,…
PIC – Mearon’s right on!

Jamie Mearon, of Peavine, sits in the new ATV he won in the 2018 High Prairie Elks Pick Your ATV Raffle. On the right he accepts his 2018 Honda Pioneer 700 4 Deluxe ATV valued at about $19,000. Presenting the…
PICs – And we’ll have, fun fun fun …!

Rides in the midway were a big hit at the 58th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo on July 31 and Aug. 1. West Coast Amusements provided lots of fun, games, food and prizes for all ages.  
PIC – In the  spirit of fun!

Two boys get all prettied up and into the spirit of the 25th anniversary of the Penny Carnival at the High Prairie Municipal Library on Aug. 9 in the Funny Photo Booth. Left-right, are Tao Cloutier, 9, and Christian Anderson.…
Jam-packed afternoon of fun promised

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s hard to imagine a place where there are so many games to be played in such a short time. Or, so much fun! But each year, hundreds of children attend the High Prairie Municipal…
PICs – Thrills and spills highlight rodeo

Action in the ring thrilled the crowds at the 58th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo on July 31 and Aug. 1. Over the two days, riders competed in various events such as bareback riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, bull…
Indigenous culture returns to rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News Indigenous culture returned for the first time in about 50 years to the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo held July 31 and Aug. 1. The Treaty 8 Tipi Camp presented local communities with seven tipis…
Gospel Sing celebrates cultures

Chris Clegg South Peace News A small but appreciative audience celebrated Christ in many languages at the Community Gospel Sing July 29 at the High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. Due to several other activities, many who normally attend did…
PIC – Ride ‘em, cowboy!

Mutton bustin’ was a big hit for the young children such as Macey Meneice, 5, at the 58th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo July 31. This epic battle of man over beast is a rodeo favourite.  
PICs – Elected officials send greetings

Politicians from the local area were out in full force to promote their municipality and/or government at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade July 31. All handed out candy to eager children along the parade route. Each deserves some…
Neill crowned Elks Pro Rodeo Queen

Richard Froese South Peace News Sarah Neill was crowned the 2018 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen July 31. She succeeds 2017 rodeo queen Brooke Monteith. “I was very surprised, I didn’t expect to win,” says Neill, 17, who graduated…