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What’s Happening Today – March 16, 2023
Smoky River Agricultural Trade Show at Falher (Day 1 of 3).
10 a.m. — Joussard Sewing Group meets at Homesteader’s Hall, Bring your lunch and your project.
10 a.m. — CRC Baby & Me at East Prairie.
10:30 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. — Smoky River FCSS Parents & Tots at Falher Library.
1 p.m. — CRC Bright Beginnings in HP at Children’s Resource Centre.
6 p.m. — HP & District Museum & Historical Society AGM at the HP museum.
7 p.m. — Darts Night at McLennan Legion Hall. Come out and experience the fun!
Today’s Celebrity Birthdays – March 16, 2023
1787 – Georg Simon Ohm, Discovered Ohm’s Law
1836 – Andrew Hallidie, US inventor of cable car
1849 – James E. Smith, Became father at age 100
1893 – Isobel Elsom, My Fair Lady actress
1903 – Morgan Conway, Dick Tracy actor
1904 – Clive Morton, Goodbye Mr. Chips actor
1916 – Mercedes McCambridge, The Exorcist actress
1920 – Reginald McKern, Blue Lagoon actor
1926 – Jerry Lewis, American comedian
1940 – Chuck Woolery, Love Connection TV host
1941 – Bernardo Bertolucci, Last Tango in Paris director
1949 – Erik Estrada, Chips actor
1954 – Nancy Wilson, Heart guitarist/singer
1967 – Lauren Graham, Gilmore Girls actress
1978 – Brooke Burns, The Chase TV host
This Day in Local History – March 16, 2023
March 16, 1914: T.K. Kerr inspects the railway line and sends a report to the Railway Commission. He is predicted to rule once more that the Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia railroad should cross through Grouard and expects the railway to combat the decision.
March 16, 1915: Trapper St. Paul Gladu finds soil infected with oil seepage 18 miles (28.97 km) northeast of Grouard. It well-known shows an odour of coal oil.
March 16, 1963: The High Prairie Progress reports Alberta Minister of Public Works, Fred Colborne, announces that construction on the new High Prairie Provincial Building will start in the spring. The constructing become deliberate for ultimate year, but finances cuts positioned a halt to construction.
March 16, 1967: Joussard’s Rev. Ferdinand Sauve, O.M.I., dies of a heart attack while returning from a three-day conference for Indian colleges in Vancouver.
March 16, 1973: About one hundred fifty Kinuso vicinity farmers signal a petition demanding flood control. Farmers blame oil pastime in the Swan Hills for the extended flooding.
March 16, 1974: Carol Hill, 17, is named High Prairie Ice Carnival Queen.
March 16, 1974: A automobile pushed via Leonard Olson crashes into a Greyhound bus on Highway 2. Olson becomes taken to an Edmonton clinic for treatment.
March 16, 1975: Newly appointed Bishop Frederick Crabb conducts a service at St. Mark’s Anglican Church.
March 16, 1976: Peyre Farm Equipment celebrates its grand opening.
March 16, 1984: A four-day inquiry into the demise of Lorne Halldorson ends with Judge Donald Patterson ruling the loss of life accidental. The reason of loss of life is cerebral hypoxia, or the slicing off oxygen to the brain. RCMP officials Ray Black and Randy Gushulak had located Halldorson in a carotid manipulate device after a struggle.
March 16, 1984: Drift pile opens a new fitness centre.
March 16, 1984: The place of origin E.W. Pratt Chargers lose the Challenge collection to the Slave Lake Roland Michener Rams 7-4. The Rams additionally received the first sport, 7-4.
March 16, 1990: Bay Stores adjustments its name to Northern.
March 16, 1991: The High Prairie Lions Club holds its first Radio Auction.
March 16, 1991: The High Prairie Atoms conclude play at provincials in Hanna, dropping all 3 games played by 5 goals.
March 16, 2000: William Marx and Leona Willier convey the legitimate vial containing Arctic Ocean water as component of the Relay 2000 ceremony.
March 16, 2001: High Prairie RCMP seize $2,600 in cocaine after an arrest at the Northern Lites Motel.
March 16, 2002: The Pea vine Métis Settlement reportedly sues the Alberta government for $50 million, citing capability loss of revenue.
March 16, 2004: Northern Lakes College and Peace Country Health announce plans to associate in the constructing of a new clinic in High Prairie.
March 16, 2006: Randy Kendall Cardinal is sentenced to lifestyles in prison with no threat of parole for 12 years in Peace River Court of Queens Bench after he is observed guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of Carmen L’Hirondelle Oct. 18, 2003.
March 16-19, 2006: The High Prairie Peewee Crush girl’s hockey team wins one sport and scores best 5 goals in four video games at Provincials at Siksika. The Crush defeat Siksika 3-2 however lose to Spruce Grove 8-1, Edmonton 5-1 and Sherwood Park 7-0.
March 16-19, 2006: The High Prairie Tolko Timberwolves girl’s hockey team loses all four games at Provincials in Olds. High Prairie loses 4-3 to Edmonton and 4-3 to Spruce Grove before being shut out by way of Irma 5-0 and Olds 1-0.
March 16, 2007: Marion Graves, the wife of long-time High Prairie district agriculturist Frank Graves, dies at the age of 85 in Edmonton.
March 16, 2008: The High Prairie Midget Legionnaires come home without medals after going 1-2 at the Alberta Midget A provincial in White court. High Prairie loses to Vegreville 11-4 and White court 9-5 before defeating Chester mere 11-3.
March 16, 2009: South Peace News wins its prestigious 7th Blue Ribbon Award from the Canadian Community Newspapers’ Association. Blue Ribbons are offered to newspapers who end in the pinnacle 0.33 in General Excellence in their class. South Peace News also placed third in Best Editorial Page and Best Front Page.
March 16, 2011: Pea vine Métis Settlement chair Ken Nos key writes to South Peace News announcing that any postpone in a deal for land for the new High Prairie Hospital rests with the Alberta government, now not Pea vine council.
March 16, 2013: Two PRJH students win medals at the Peace Regional Science Fair in Fairview. Brooke Monteith won silver for her Automatic Pet Feeder in Engineering and Computer Technology, Junior Category, whilst Emma Delorme won silver in Health and Life Sciences, Junior Category, for Memory Makes Money.
March 16, 2015: A teenage female residing at the Youth Assessment Centre is sentenced to one year of probation after pleading responsible to assaulting a YAC team of workers member.
March 16, 2015: The High Prairie Renegades are formally conventional into the Mighty Peace Football League.
March 16, 2016: High Prairie resident Bart Kuefler says railway ties stored by the West Prairie River pose a health risk.
March 16, 2016: Charles Bruce Duncan passes away at the age of sixty-nine years. He currently taught at E.W. Pratt High School as an academic assistant.
March 16, 2019: Two Prairie River college students win medals at the Peace Region Science Fair. MYA Cardinal wins gold in Junior Chemical, Physical and Earth Science with her undertaking on Radiation in the Home. Katie Wooten wins silver in Intermediate Health and Life Sciences with her task on Human Conditioning.
This Day in World History – March 16, 2023
1792 – King Gustav III of Sweden is shot and killed.
1881 – Barnum & Bailey Circus debuts.
1916 – US & Canada signal migratory chicken treaty.
1922 – Egypt achieves independence from Britain.
1962 – US Super-Constellation disappears above the Pacific, kills 167.
1968 – My Lai bloodbath occurs in Vietnam; American squad dies kill four hundred civilians.
1968 – GM produces its one hundred millionth automobiles.
1977 – US President Jimmy Carter pleads for a Palestinian homeland.
1994 – Tonya Harding pleads responsible to legal assault on fellow parent skater Nancy Kerrigan.
1996 – Montreal Canadiens play first recreation
Thanks for reading: Today in High Prairie: March 16, 2023, Sorry, my English is bad:)
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