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PICs – Shady Orchard opens with a splash

Kristie and Willy Gordon [top photo] opened Shady Orchard Winery just east of High Prairie Feb. 5. On July 20, they held a grand opening celebration with food pairings, where patrons enjoyed wine and a selected appetizers. In the bottom…
PICs – 2018 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade

2018 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade Winners General Entry 1. Enilda and District Society for Recreation and Culture 2. High Prairie Victory Life Church 3. Tolko Industries Classic Car Entry 1. Lorne Roberts 2. Pioneer Threshermans Association 3. Laverne…
PIC – Banner day!

Town of High Prairie public works employee Jason Ferguson hangs banners the morning of July 27 in preparation for the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo July 31 and Aug. 1. Each year, the town dresses up for the biggest celebration…
Burger bonanza!

The Burgers for Cancer barbecue July 18 has raised $6,200 for three worthy causes. The family of Josh Halverson held the barbecue in the lot south of O’s Treats to raise money as a way of saying thank you and…

On July 31 and Aug. 1, the 58th Annual Elks Pro Rodeo will be in full swing in High Prairie. The Royal Purple Elks will be opening their food booth to all the participants and visitors attending the rodeo and…

“The Biggest Little Parade in the Peace” promises to be another spectacular event this year with a new category added for everyone’s enjoyment. Cultural and Traditional is added the prize pool this year, to go along with General, Classic Cars…
Lee headlines Elks Pro Rodeo Dance

Chris Clegg South Peace News Straight from the hallowed halls of Nashville to your door in High Prairie! Singer/songwriter Donny Lee headlines this year’s High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo dance. ‘Down to Earth good guy who knows no strangers’ describes…
Let’s get ready to party!

Chris Clegg South Peace News For 58 years, the High Prairie Elks have brought world-class rodeo action to High Prairie. This year is no exception, as two action-packed days are heading your way July 31 and Aug. 1. The rodeo…
Rodeo notes

Chris Clegg South Peace News New rules for calf scramble It will still be a short, wild scramble for a bicycle but there is one slight change to the calf scramble. This year, for the first time, every participant must…
PICs – Wasn’t that a [garden] party!

Pleasantview Lodge held its annual garden party July 18 on the south lawn. About 100 people enjoyed songs by Keith Parke, readings from former High Prairie United Church Minister Sharon McRann, a fashion show and dances from two Repertoire Dance…
One big ‘Hoedown’ this weekend

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…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Staff at the High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council are stepping forward and raising money for the Hunt family in their time of need. A supper will be held at the High Prairie Legion…
PIC – Free as the wind

Charlotte Boerchers tosses flower petals aside near the end of her solo performance at the Pleasantview Lodge garden party July 18. Boerchers is a member of the Repertoire Dance Society.