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Chris CleggSouth Peace News The two young women competing for the honour of 2019 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen will be very busy next week. Shelby Cook and Gracey Rich-Carifelle will be participating in four events which comprise the…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Dolphins host their annual swim meet Saturday, July 20. The best swimmers in the Peace gather at the local pool for the meet, which begins at 10 a.m. The Dolphins are enjoying a…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News If you’re looking for something to do this Saturday, why not take the short trip to Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park and enjoy the annual Parks Day celebration? Staff will be serving hotdogs, beverages and cake from…
PICs – Summer fun abounds at midway

People of all ages had a variety of fun at a small midway in High Prairie from July 5-7 presented by Wild Rose Shows of Spruce Grove. Children and adults enjoyed rides, food, games and prizes at the event in…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A fundraiser which has raised over $12,000 for local people and a provincial charity in two years returns July 19. The Burgers for Cancer barbecue is at Fountain Tire from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers…

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.…
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…
Celebrating Canada Day the old-fashioned way

PTA turns back the clock to days of yesteryear Canada Day was celebrated the old-fashioned rural way July 1 at Triangle Museum Grounds with the Pioneer Threshermen’s Association. Historical and rural life of the past were highlighted with various activities…
PIC – O Canada!

Olivia Shostak, 4, of Barrhead, displays her Canadian pride at Joussard Canada Day celebrations June 30. You are never too young to take pride in your country.
Emter, Melnyk honoured for contributions

Chris CleggRichard FroeseSouth Peace News A longtime volunteer and long-time fire chief were recognized by the Town of High Prairie as outstanding citizens during separate ceremonies in late June. Marilyn Emter was honoured at the town barbecue June 28 retroactively…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News While one carnival rolled into town last weekend, plans to have the Dr. Houligan Big Top Show in late August will not come to fruition. The popular show, which has occurred at Berwyn Fiesta Days for…
PICs – Sun shines bright on Spruce Point Park Parade

Colourful floats, a few cowboys and several dazzing antique cars and trucks highlighted the Spruce Point Park Association’s Rodeo Parade June 29. About 30 entries walked and/or drove past the hundreds attending the event alogn Main Street, which kicked off…
PICs – Town celebrates citizens, Canada

The Town of High Prairie hosted its second annual Citizen Appreciation Barbecue on June 28 in the Sports Palace. Hamburgers, hotdogs and drinks were served. Council moved the event inside because of rainy weather. Marilyn Emter was honoured as the…
2 vie for Elks Pro Rodeo Queen title

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Two High Prairie teens are competing for the honour of 2019-20 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen. Shelby Cook and Gracey Rich-Carifelle have tossed their cowgirl hats into the ring, so to speak, and are off…
Burgers for Cancer returns July 19

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A fundraiser which has raised over $12,000 for local people and a provincial charity returns July 19. The Burgers for Cancer barbecue has raised over $6,000 in each of its first two years. The family of…