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Fung, Robbins medal at weighlifting championships

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News A former High Prairie woman was among the winners at the Alberta Powerlifting Union provincials in Slave Lake July 8-10.Samantha Fung won her age and weight class, lifting 12.5 kg more than her nearest competitor.…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was an family fun event that drew up to 200 people some years, and it returns to High Prairie Oct. 2!FireChase will be held at Jayce Park starting at 1:30 p.m. registration is $40 except…

An Alberta Culture Day celebration in High Prairie can now proceed, thanks to a grant from Alberta Culture.The High Prairie Museum was notified July 13 it has received a $4,000 grant to host the celebration in September, dates to be…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It’s been a long time coming but the popular Hoedown Jamboree at Triangle returns for the first time since 2019 on July 21-23.Of course, the three-year wait had nothing to do with anything but the COVID…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A firefighter’s passion for running and raising money for a good cause is being supported by Northern Sunrise County.Council agreed at its July 12 meeting to support two legs of the 2022 Northern Trek valued at…

Free admission to everyone is granted to attend the fun-filled Triangle Pioneer Threshermans Association Harvest Festival Sept. 10.A full day of events is planned beginning with a breakfast at 8 a.m. and supper at 6 p.m. followed by a music…

It’s an event that draw hundreds of children together to play games a few hours each summer.But it cannot happen without your help!The High Prairie Municipal Library is asking volunteers to step forward and face painters to help at the…

Host drum Young Spirit will headline the Driftpile Cree Nation Powwow July 22-24.MCs Stan Isadore and Devin Bellerose will entertain the audience which is expected to top well over 1,000.Drum contest is $10,000 for first, $7,000 for second and $3,000…
Dazzling floats highlight Canadian Cowboy Parade at Kinuso

Kinuso held another successful Canadian Cowboy Parade [Canada Day Parade] July 1 at Kinuso. Several dozen entries took part in the parade, which was held under rainy weather. It certainly did not deter attendance. Main Street was lined with hundreds…
Countdown to horseshoe championships begins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Organizers are counting down the days to two major horseshoe pitching tournaments in High Prairie in August.The Canadian Horseshoe Pitching Championships are set for Aug. 17-20 under the Horseshoe Canada Association [HCA].Co-hosted by the High Prairie…
Excitement building for Golden

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A popular fishing tournament for youth before the 32nd annual Golden Walleye Classic set for Sept. 3-4 at Shaw’s Point Resort is still being planned.The Captain and Kids’ Fishing Tournament for children ages 16-and-under will be…