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3 vie for Elks Pro Rodeo Queen title

Chris Clegg South Peace News One of three charming, well-spoken and beautiful young ladies will soon be wearing the crown of 2018 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen. Reann Cardinal, Hayley Cox and Sarah Neill are competing for the honour.…
PICs – Faust celebrates

A showery day greeted a few dozen people at the Faust Canada Day celebrations July 7. Faust holds its celebration one week later than the usual July 1 date so its volunteers can enjoy events in other communities, especially the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park didn’t offer enough for everyone to enjoy the outdoors! July 21, the park celebrates Parks Day with several activities from noon until 3 p.m. Tentatively scheduled are nature-based activities and…
PIC – There’s a mouthful!

Daryn Gladue, 6, tries his hand in the egg relay during Faust Canada Day celebrations July 7. This is a little trickier than using one’s hands. Faust holds its celebration a week later than most.  
PICs – Wet but happy celebration

This time, the rain can claim it put a damper on Canada Day activities at Joussard. The rain didn’t score a complete victory, however, as many activities still went on as scheduled. Children were disappointed the bouncy castles were cancelled…
Citizens gather to celebrate culture

Chris Clegg South Peace News A celebration of Aboriginal culture and a stirring speech from Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee highlighted Aboriginal Day June 21 at the High Prairie Native Friendship Centre. Larivee first recognized the celebration was being…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Organizers of the second annual Strawberry Junction Bike Poker Rally are donating this year’s proceeds to a worthy cause. Proceeds will be donated to Big D Mini Bucking in honour of the late Reed Churchill.…
PICs – Canada Day celebrated the old-fashioned way

Canada Day was celebrated the old-fashioned way July 1 at Triangle with the Pioneer Threshermans Association. An ecumenical church service in the old United Church was the only event that went ahead as planned as the rain and cool weather…
PICs – Town rolls out the welcome mat

The Town of High Prairie hosted a citizen appreciation barbecue at the town office June 29. Hamburgers and beverages were served. The town unveiled its Canada 150 Mural Mosaic at the High Prairie and District Museum where a special Canada…
PIC – Dog Day Afternoon!

Sparky the Fire Dog gets the stuffing hugged out of him at Joussard Canada Day celebrations July 1. Edmonton residents Jessica Wakulchuk, 5, and Alexander Lane, 3, greeted the popular mascot with loving hugs. Sparky and the Joussard Fire Department…

SPN Staff All Albertans can go fishing this weekend, even if they don’t have a fishing licence. Free fishing weekends, which occur twice a year, are an opportunity for Alberta residents of all ages to try out fishing, says a…
Outlaws host jamboree

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor football was in the spotlight as the High Prairie Outlaws hosted the Peace Country Bantam Football League jamboree June 24 at E.W. Pratt field. All seven teams in the league participated in action played…
Town of High Prairie host Citizen Appreciation BBQ

The Town of High Prairie hosted a Citizen Appreciation BBQ for the residents of High Prairie from 11-2pm on June 29, 2018. Presentations were made at the Civic Square to those who participated in the Canada 150 Mural Mosaic and…