News Briefs – July 17, 2019

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Volunteers needed for carnival Want to be part of an event that puts smiles on a few hundred children’s faces each year? Volunteers are needed for the High Prairie Municipal Library’s Penny Carnival Aug. 8. The…
The Page – July 17, 2019

Sure there’s criticism of today’s young people. Everybody has a story about how we all would lose a war if we had to fight one. Or how hard it is to tear youth away from their phones. Heck, most days…

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Richard FroeseSouth Peace News An Indigenous tipi camp will not be part of the 59th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo set for July 30-31. A tipi camp returned last year as a vision of longtime rodeo supporter Frank Pratt.…
PIC – Raw power!

Kapawe’no Bears pitcher Isaiah Hal- crow gives it his best effort against the Prairie Rebels during Baseball Alberta’s 13 Under A Provincial play July 6 at Jaycee Park.
Smith wins Canadian championship

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peavine woman has “blasted” her way to the very top and can now call herself the best trapshooter in Canada. Lynn Smith won the 2019 Canadian Lady 1 trapshooting title after the competition ended in…
PIC – Cards fall right for Hoedl, Johnston

Just one lucky cut or one more good hand was all that stopped a High Prairie duo from winning the gold medals in cribbage at the Alberta 55 Plus Games in Medicine Hat July 4-7. Irene Hoedl, left, and Olga…
Rebels win 2 of 3 in playoffs

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Rebels are in second place in the standings after one weekend of play in the Alberta 13-Under Peewee A baseball playoffs. The Rebels use home field advantage to win two of three games…
Tries wins 6-pack

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Make it six more medals for High Prairie’s Frank Tries! Tries added to an already extensive collection by winning four gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in Medicine…

H.P. court docketMonday, July 8Judge D.R. Shynkar It’s always best to tell the truth. It’s what a Valleyview woman discovered in High Prairie provincial court July 8 after pleading guilty to obstructing a police officer. Whisper F. Beauregard, 27, was…
Swan River Powwow and Culture Camp

Traditional skills taught to children and youth at camp that began over 40 years ago Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News Swan River First Nation has built a new powwow arbour at Creeland Park. On July 9, it held its first…

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