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DORCHESTER TAKES THE LEAD

Rick Fraser’s track record of 1:13.58 is safe, but early in the 39th Grande Prairie Stompede Westerose’s Troy Dorchester is acting like he wants to break the mark set in 2011. Dorchester, grandson of famed chuckwagon driver Tommy Dorchester, steamed…

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GLASS LEADS WAY IN CHUCKS

Jason Glass of High River has started the World Professional Chuckwagon Association season off in a good way. Glass, who finished seventh in the WPCA standings last year, had the fastest time on the opening night of the 39th Grande…

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SUTHERLAND WANTS TO KEEP GOING

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune In Kelly Sutherland’s eyes, chuckwagon racing is a disease that just won’t seem to go away. On the heels of his 49th season on the World Professional Chuckwagon Association circuit, which kicks off Wednesday at…

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHUCKS!

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune This year’s Grande Prairie Stompede – May 25-29 at Evergreen Park – may have a star-studded country music line-up in the beer gardens. But the main act will be found on the Gordon Badger Stadium…

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KIDS STOMPEDE FOCUS IN 2016

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune   One of northern Alberta’s premier summer events – the Grande Prairie Stompede – is set to make its return to Evergreen Park May 25-29. Stompede president Terri Sudnik said this year’s event has taken…

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MIRANDA TREMBLAY NAMED STOMPEDE QUEEN

  By ADAM TREMBLAY Daily Herald-Tribune   Maranda Erickson has been crowned Stompede Queen for 2016. The 21-year-old from Wembley was presented with her crown during the Bust Out Event held Tuesday at the Revolution Place parking lot. This is…

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STOMPEDE ATTRACTS THE BEST

By LOGAN CLOW  Daily Herald-Tribune Some of the best cowboys in the world are making their return to the Swan City this week for the 39th annual Grande Prairie Stompede, May 25-29 at Evergreen Park. The Stompede welcomes World Professional…

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$125,000 UP FOR GRABS STOMPEDE SUNDAY

  There will be a definite jingle in the jeans of some chuckwagon drivers on Stompede Sunday! The Grande Prairie Chuckwagon Heritage Foundation, in conjunction with the Grande Prairie Stompede Association, is pleased to announce the “Dash for Cash” at…

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KIMBLE READY FOR STOMPEDE

  Lane Kimble is one of a dozen drivers from the Western Chuckwagon Association preparing for the 39th Grande Prairie Stompede May 25-29. Kimble finished seventh at the Stompede in 2015 and seventh overall in the WCA standings. Now, going…

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KIDS CAN GET CREATIVE

If you’re a youngster there’s nothing like being able to watch those who practice the Western Way by competing in a professional rodeo. And there would be little more special than getting to watch the best cowboys and cowgirls in…

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