Shootin’ the Breeze – September 20, 2023
200 miles? No problem!
Looking none the worse for wear, Scott Cooper of Calgary was the first competitor to cross the finish line of the inaugural Divide 200 ultramarathon. One hundred racers started at Castle Mountain Resort and tackled a 200-mile course that included an elevation gain of about 12,335 metres (40,465 feet) in the backcountry. In next week’s issue you’ll learn how many made it back to the finish line and more about Scott’s amazing race.
Shootin’ the Breeze – September 13, 2023
The joy of literacy
Const. William Feran of Pincher Creek RCMP stopped by Canyon Elementary School last Friday to read Dolphin SOS to Grade 4 students. Const. Feran and several other volunteers read to children as part of the school’s International Literacy Day celebrations, reminding students of the importance of literacy.
Shootin’ the Breeze – August 23, 2023
Pincher Creek parties with Penner
They laughed, they sang, they danced and, most importantly, they had a good time. Children, parents and grandparents alike packed the rose garden lawn at Lebel Mansion last Wednesday for A Summer Night With Fred Penner. During the free concert, hosted by the Pincher Creek Allied Arts Council, four-time Juno Award winner Fred Penner performed a multitude of his timeless classics to an adoring crowd.
Shootin’ the Breeze – August 16, 2023
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Shootin’ the Breeze – August 9, 2023
Game face on!
Piikani Nation held its 64th annual powwow and celebration over the August long weekend, embracing Niitsitapii culture and Blackfoot heritage. The weekend’s events included traditional powwow dancing, warrior relay races, a youth rodeo, markets and more. Pictured is a Piikani youth warrior relay jockey, preparing himself for the race. Watch for more photos in next week’s issue.
Shootin’ the Breeze – July 26, 2023
Ready to Rodeo!
Little miss sunshine Allison Red Young Man grins ear to ear as she learns to ride horses with the Piikani Youth Rodeo Club. The club met every Monday and Wednesday in July to encourage kids to get on a horse. Decked out in sunflower western wear, this little cowgirl is ready to roll for the upcoming Piikani Youth Rodeo.