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Chris Clegg South Peace News Some come to dance. Some come to enjoy good food in a relaxed atmosphere. But most still come to enjoy some terrific music, all performed by live bands, for hours on end. The Triangle Pioneer…
PICs – Faust celebrates Canada Day

Faust held its Canada Day celebration July 8, one week later than most, because of all the other events in the region. The day turned out to be a success, with well over 100 attending. Participants played horseshoes and tested…
Pilgrimage respects customs, traditions

Chris Clegg Spotlight Blaine Cunningham is no stranger to making the pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne from Driftpile. In fact, when he harnessed his team of horses for the trip, which began July 12, it marked the 14th time. “We…
Beyond their wildest expectations

About 1,000 celebrate Canada 150 in High Prairie Richard Froese South Peace News Several hundred residents of High Prairie and the region celebrated Canada’s 150th birthday during Canada Day festivities July 1 in Jaycee Park. Party in the Park was…
E.W. Pratt graduating class celebrates 2017 commencement

Richard Froese South Peace News Reaching a major educational milestone, 62 graduating students of E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie were under the spotlight during commencement ceremonies June 30. And so the Adventure Begins was the theme for the…
PICs – Kinuso Parade attracts 43 entries

Spirit for the Kinuso Canada Day – Rodeo Parade July 1 was evident as red and white was prominently displayed on many entries. The parade attracted 43 entries – an amazing number for a small hamlet, and great credit to…
Thousands attend annual Driftpile Powwow

Driftpile held its annual celebration of culture at the Driftpile Powwow June 16-18. Spectacular Grand Entries highlighted the weekend. Master of ceremonies Denny Bellerose, Devin Bellerose and Stan Isadore kept things moving quickly, much to the enjoyment of the thousands…
Register now for the 29th annual Golden Walleye Classic

Mac Olsen Spotlight Fishing teams wanting to participate in this year’s Golden Walleye Classic should register as soon as possible. “We are looking forward to everyone coming out and having a good time,” says Ken Sperling, chairperson of the Golden…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Hundreds of people are expected to converge at Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park July 15 to celebrate Parks Day. A full range of activities is planned to celebrate what Alberta’s parks have to offer, says Conservation…
North Country Fair a family solstice celebration

Katrina Owens Spotlight People from all over Alberta and then some came together at the 39th annual North Country Fair music festival in Driftpile from June 23rd – 25th. The weather was bright and sunny for the ‘family solstice celebration’,…