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THREE VYE FOR STOMPEDE QUEEN

By JOCELYN TURNER Daily Herald-Tribune With the Swan City and neighbouring communities saddling up for the Grande Prairie Stompede, so too are the three candidates hoping to be crowned this year’s Miss Grande Prairie Stompede. Sarah Michel, community director and…

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COWBOY WAY ON DISPLAY

By TOM BATEMAN Daily Herald-Tribune The best of the west took centre stage Tuesday at the Grande Prairie Stompede’s Bustout barbecue. Over free burgers and chili from sponsor Wapiti Gravel, organizers hyped the pending week of breakfasts, rodeo, chuckwagons and…

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ROSS MATHER STOMPER OF THE YEAR

The Stomper Of The Year Award is presented annually for exceptional volunteer service. It is a prestigious honour of peer acknowledgement. Ross Mather truly lives the western lifestyle and his role expands past the Stompede grounds. He joined the Stompede…

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HATS OFF TO ROSENAU TRANSPORT!

The Business Appreciation Award is presented annually to a business for its continued support and dedication to promoting western heritage. The Grande Prairie Stompede would like to recognize Rosenau Transport. Rosenau Transport Ltd. was founded in 1957 by August “Gus”…

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THE 2015 WAGONMASTER

Leslie Airth’s father Jimmie was born in Blake, Ontario in 1906, and at the age of 17 headed west to Vulcan, Alberta. He returned to Ontario that fall. The dream for a better life saw Jimmie and a friend head…

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PARADE ENTRIES WELCOME!

The 38th Grande Prairie Stompede is being launched with a some pageantry right down main street in the form of the Stompede Parade and individuals and companies still have time to enter. The deadline has been extended right up to…

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HERITAGE STEPS UP WITH $

The Grande Prairie Chuckwagon Heritage Foundation, in conjunction with Stompede is pleased to announce the “Dash for Cash” at Stompede 2015. The foundation has been active in the community and has had another successful year working with their dedicated sponsors.…

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EVERYONE LOVES A PARADE!

What’s a major event without a parade? And Grande Prairie’s largest, longest-running annual outdoor extravaganza is being kicked off with just that. On Tuesday, May 26 the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede is being launched with a some pageantry right down…

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TARP AUCTION THURSDAY, APRIL 9th

  The Grande Prairie Stompede and Dawson Creek Exhibition and Stampede draw more fans than any other outdoor event in the Peace Country in the spring and summer. A perfect opportunity to expose your company to thousands! Companies have a…

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LOOKING FOR MISS GP STOMPEDE!

Miss Grande Prairie Stompede is an incredible opportunity, being selected as an ambassador for the Grande Prairie Stompede and the Sport of Professional Rodeo and chuckwagon racing. It is also an opportunity to promote western heritage and the cowboy way.…

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