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Pearl Lorentzen For South Peace News The 40th Annual Smith – Hondo Fall Fair and Rodeo is August 30 to September 1. The majority of activities will be at the Smith MD complex which includes the hall, arena and equine…
PIC – Just ducky!

The weather was wet and ducky at the 26th annual Penny Carnival at the High Prairie Municipal Library on Aug. 8. Left-right, are Tyra Shantz, 8, Boston Cunning- ham, 4, and Marley Cunningham, 7.

Richard Froese South Peace News Heart River Housing hosts its annual Block Party for its tenants and the community on Aug. 21. Activities are set for an open field on Evergreen Drive near 57 Avenue (Poplar Place) from noon to…
Taste of High Prairie promotes local food

Richard Froese South Peace News Locally grown products will be in the spotlight for the special Taste of High Prairie Market on Sept. 7. Marigold Enterprises invites local producers and venders for the event at its market on 51 Avenue…
PICs – Toe-tappin’ time at Pleasantview Lodge

Senior residents and visitors at Pleasantview Lodge in High Prairie were clappin’ and tappin’ their toes at the annual barbecue and music jamboree on Aug. 9 with many musicians from northwestern Alberta. About seven acts entertained with a variety of…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Children attending this year’s Penny Carnival have already hit the jackpot, thanks to a special donation from High Prairie & Area AUPE and Alice’s Catering. “[They] are covering the cost of the entry tickets to…
PICs – Mascots

No less than eight mascots attended the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade July 30, much to the delight of children, who love them so much! Whether they were pitching wares for their business, or reminding children to play safe,…
PICs – Brekkie for a cowboy!

High Prairie Victory Life Church hosted its second annual rodeo community pancake breakfast July 30 before the parade for the 59th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo. About 200 people were served and $640 was collected and donated for High…
PICs – Fun, fun, and more fun at midway

Rides in the midway were a big hit at the 59th annual High Prairie Elks Professional Rodeo on July 30-31 as West Coast Amusements provided lots of fun and games and food for all ages.
PIC – To their own drum

Indigenous drummers and singers from Driftpile Cree Nation perform during the flat race July 30 at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo. Left-right, are Wapastim Isadore-Bellerose, Laurent Isadore, Mikisiw Isadore-Bellerose and Tina Isadore.
PICs – Ride ‘em, cowboy!

Thrills and spills delight huge crowds at annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Action in the ring thrilled the crowds at the 59th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo on July 30-31. Over the two days, riders competed in various…

The biggest party of the year is in full swing! The High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo began July 30 and continues today. The parade officially kicked off events July 30. Check southpeacenews.com for photos. For 59 years, the Elks have…
It’s free, free, free!

Chris Clegg South Peace News Children attending this year’s Penny Carnival have already hit the jackpot, thanks to a special donation from High Prairie & Area AUPE and Alice’s Catering. “[They] are covering the cost of the entry tickets to…
PICs – Another fun day at an Alberta park!

Plenty of activities which educated and provided fun were part of Parks Day activities at Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park July 20 from noon to 3 p.m. The day is held each year to celebrate everything that Alberta’s parks have to…

General Parade Entry Martin Deerline Pleasantview Lodge West Fraser Cultural/Traditional Display Enilda & District Society for Recreation and Culture Driftpile First Nation East Prairie Metis Settlement Best Child/Youth Entry High Prairie Dolphins Junior Forest Rangers – High Prairie Sucker Creek…