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Let the games begin!

Richard Froese South Peace News About 300 seniors throughout the province were welcomed to High Prairie for the Alberta 55-Plus Fall Games during the opening ceremonies Sept. 14. Banners for the eight zones was carried in during the ceremonies at…
Rejuvenated MacIntyre Park rededicated

Richard Froese South Peace News A refreshed MacIntyre Park was officially celebrated Aug. 26 by the High Prairie Community Beautification Association. “Thank you to all of those who helped with the different little projects that we have had over the…
1967 time capsule opens up memories

Richard Froese South Peace News Times have changed in High Prairie in the past 50 years. Memories and laughs were shared as the Town of High Prairie opened a time capsule buried in the Canadian centennial year of 1967. “Mr.…
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…