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Spring Rodeo plays to packed houses

Richard Froese South Peace News Riders on horses and bulls were rocking and rolling at the ninth annual High Prairie Amateur Spring Rodeo held April 28-29. Crowds watched all the action Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at the High Prairie…
PIC – Wild and woolly!

Brandt Quartly, 5, of High Prairie, hangs on tight during muttin’ bustin’ at the High Prairie Spring Rodeo April 28.  
PICs – Thousands attend Gun and Sportsman Show

The High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show drew thousands to its annual event April 21-22. Many of the vendors return each year due to the business they generate, and the traffic generated by many as one of the best shows…
PIC – Meet Mr. Bear!

Ava Prah, of Slave Lake, stares down a bear at the High Prairie Gun and Sportsman Show April 21. The bear belongs to Richard Kemp of High Prairie, who is selling it and many other skins. The show concluded April…
Traditional Powwow at Sports Palace May 5

Chris Clegg South Peace News Rarely has an event witnessed such rapid growth in three years, from a couple hundred its first year to huge crowds last year. It’s what’s happened as organizers prepare for the fourth annual High Prairie…
Palliative Care celebrating 25 years

Chris Clegg South Peace News “Every penny raised is spent locally.” It’s the message from the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society as it prepares for its 17th annual Hospice Walk Sunday, May 6. “Please join us as…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A classic country comedy show is coming to High Prairie Pleasantview Lodge May 3. Debra and Richard Popovich’s entertainment show is sure to please everyone with a mix of comedy, audience interaction, and classic songs…
Area honours its volunteers

Thank you, Joussard volunteers Thank you, High Prairie and area volunteers Richard Froese South Peace News Volunteers were recognized during the High Prairie Volunteer-Appreciation Banquet on April 16 at the Elks Hall, co-hosted by Big Lakes Family and Community Support…
Hospice walk is society’s major event

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s the High Prairie and District Holistic Palliative Care Society’s only fundraiser each year and it’s set to go May 6. With a few minor changes. Hike for Hospice asks volunteers from High Prairie to…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s time to dust off your cowboys hats and clean your boots! It’s rodeo time again in High Prairie! The High Prairie Agricultural Society hosts its Spring Rodeo April 28-29 at the High Prairie Agriplex.…
Make a quilt to support Humboldt Broncos

Richard Froese South Peace News A High Prairie woman has organized a quilting project to make quilts to support those involved in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus April 6 that led to 16 casualties. “It is my hope…