• 4-H Interclub Beef Sale

    One of the big annual events in Consort, Alberta is the Consort 4-H Beef Club’s Interclub Show & Sale, which is held at the Consort Sportex. To call this a big to-do is an understatement, since it is capable of causing both traffic and parking problems, both items that locals are unused to dealing with. …

  • Neutral Hills 4-H Rodeo Wranglers

    The Neutral Hills 4-H Rodeo Wranglers is a rodeo-oriented 4-H club operating out of Consort, Alberta. The largest 4-H club of this sort in the region, it attracts children from the entire Neutral Hills area. The highlight of the year is their annual rodeo, which is held every spring at the Gooseberry Lake Rodeo Grounds near Gooseberry …

  • Ehep The Great Spider

    A CREE LEGEND: And it’s something like this. It is something… It is something like this. When the first human being appeared on earth… came to the earth, was that these two people, the man and woman they were there somewhere, somewhere in the land where we don’t know for sure exactly where it is, …

  • The Finer Things

    It’s funny how one’s sense of privation changes over time. That’s not to say that there isn’t a tradition of privation here in The Neutrals, but that our sense of what constitutes it has shifted through the past century from a material definition of the word to a psychological one. The land I live on …