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New supportive living facility for Hythe

September 30, 2016

New supportive living facility for Hythe

A sod turning in Hythe for a new supportive living facility finished just before...

Missing man was camping in Grande Prairie

September 30, 2016

Missing man was camping in Grande Prairie

Local RCMP need help finding a missing man who was in our area. According to...

AB PC leadership race kicks off Saturday

September 30, 2016

AB PC leadership race kicks off Saturday

Although there has been some jumping the gun, candidates can officially register to run for...

Orange Shirt Day marked in Grande Prairie for first time

September 30, 2016

Orange Shirt Day marked in Grande Prairie for first time

For the first time, Orange Shirt Day is being observed in Grande Prairie and...

Sod turning in Hythe today

September 30, 2016

Sod turning in Hythe today

A sod turning for a new supportive living facility in Hythe is set to take...

Three games in three days for Storm

September 30, 2016

Three games in three days for Storm

The 10th Annual AJHL Showcase goes this weekend in Camrose and the Storm will play...

Kings welcome Vipers for home opener tonight

September 30, 2016

Kings welcome Vipers for home opener tonight

The County Kings welcome the Sexsmith Vipers to the Crosslink County Sportsplex tonight for the...

Structure fire at Aquatera Water Treatment Plant

September 29, 2016

Structure fire at Aquatera Water Treatment Plant

A structure fire at the Aquatera Water Treatment Plant is under investigation. At 2:16 p.m....

Tax credit for small businesses to be released in fall sitting

September 29, 2016

Tax credit for small businesses to be released in fall sitting

The Alberta government plans to introduce a tax credit for investments in small businesses in...

McKenna takes over as Grande Prairie RCMP Officer in Charge

September 29, 2016

McKenna takes over as Grande Prairie RCMP Officer in Charge

There has been some movement in the local RCMP detachment. Donnan McKenna will take...

Wildrose finance critic says

September 29, 2016

Wildrose finance critic says "over my dead body" to talk of federal carbon tax plan

Wildrose Finance Critic Derek Fildebrandt met with the Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.   He says...

City looking for Windrow Removal Program confirmation

September 29, 2016

City looking for Windrow Removal Program confirmation

The City of Grande Prairie is asking residents to confirm their details to the Citizen...

Price of oil on the rise after OPEC announcement

September 29, 2016

Price of oil on the rise after OPEC announcement

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries announced Wednesday it was cutting production for the...

GPPA President calls OPEC announcement great news for industry

September 28, 2016

GPPA President calls OPEC announcement great news for industry

The price of oil closed at $47.16/barrel today as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

Oil prices driving up after OPEC announces deal to cut production

September 28, 2016

Oil prices driving up after OPEC announces deal to cut production

The price of crude oil is rising today after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries announced they...

Feds conditionally approve Pacific NorthWest L-N-G project

September 28, 2016

Feds conditionally approve Pacific NorthWest L-N-G project

The federal government has given conditional approval to the giant Pacific NorthWest L-N-G project planned...

Warkentin on Scheer

September 28, 2016

Warkentin on Scheer

Former house speaker Andrew Scheer has officially announced he will run for the leadership of the...

Naheed Nenshi speaking in Grande Prairie this week

September 28, 2016

Naheed Nenshi speaking in Grande Prairie this week

The Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta is bringing Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi to Grande Prairie this...

Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister visiting Grande Prairie

September 28, 2016

Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister visiting Grande Prairie

Derek Fildebrandt is making a couple stops in Grande Prairie today (Wednesday).   The Wildrose Shadow...

Mergers, trade deals worry local farmer

September 28, 2016

Mergers, trade deals worry local farmer

Big mergers in agriculture are worrying one local farmer. Woking's Leo Meyer says fewer companies...

Duo charged after alleged vehicle theft

September 28, 2016

Duo charged after alleged vehicle theft

Two Grande Prairie people people are facing charges after an alleged vehicle theft near Valhalla....

GP woman reported missing

September 27, 2016

GP woman reported missing

Twenty eight year old Candace Lacey Mineault has been reported missing. She was last...

Problematic intersection getting improvements

September 27, 2016

Problematic intersection getting improvements

Grande Prairie drivers have long been frustrated with the 104th Avenue and 110th Street...

Structural issues at St. Patrick Catholic School

September 27, 2016

Structural issues at St. Patrick Catholic School

The Grande Prairie Catholic School Board of Trustees wants an immediate solution from the education...

Storm find new captain in Brendan Montgomery

September 27, 2016

Storm find new captain in Brendan Montgomery

The Grande Prairie Storm have named their next captain. Defenceman Brendan Montgomery will wear the...

Work continuing on farm safety legislation

September 27, 2016

Work continuing on farm safety legislation

Work continues on the next phase of the province's farm safety legislation. County of Grande...

Nitehawk gearing up for winter

September 27, 2016

Nitehawk gearing up for winter

Snow has already started to fall in many areas of the Alberta Rockies, and Grande...

Musse makes first court appearance

September 26, 2016

Musse makes first court appearance

The man charged after the shooting at the Prairie Mall September 15 has made his...

City seeking contractors to help with snow removal

September 26, 2016

City seeking contractors to help with snow removal

The City is taking applications from contractors to help with residential snow removal again this...

Fort St. John RCMP investigating bank robbery

September 26, 2016

Fort St. John RCMP investigating bank robbery

A bank robbery from last Friday is being investigated by Fort St. John RCMP. Mounties...

Business owners getting frustrated by ongoing construction

September 26, 2016

Business owners getting frustrated by ongoing construction

A local businessman is frustrated with city construction as two of his two businesses are cut off...

STARS celebrates ten years in GP with open house

September 26, 2016

STARS celebrates ten years in GP with open house

STARS Air Ambulance is celebrating 10 years in the community and they're inviting the public...

Fentanyl Lunch and Learn planned for October 4

September 26, 2016

Fentanyl Lunch and Learn planned for October 4

In just the first six months of 2016; nine people overdosed on fentanyl in the city of...

Mall shooting suspect and man charged in fatal Sexsmith stabbing in court

September 26, 2016

Mall shooting suspect and man charged in fatal Sexsmith stabbing in court

Two high profile cases are in Grande Prairie court today. One is the first court...

Sabres, Celtics both ranked #1

September 26, 2016

Sabres, Celtics both ranked #1

The Mighty Peace Football League now has two teams ranked first in their school population...

Wolves update

September 26, 2016

Wolves update

The GPRC Wolves finished second in the team standings at an ACAC cross-country running...

Alberta Culture Days fast approaching

September 25, 2016

Alberta Culture Days fast approaching

Wheels are being put in motion with Alberta Culture Days coming up at the end...

Storm win second straight

September 25, 2016

Storm win second straight

Michael Clarke scored twice to lead the Storm to a 4-1 win over Drayton Valley,...

Applications open for Albertans to join ABC's

September 25, 2016

Applications open for Albertans to join ABC's

The Province has opened up the application process for agencies, boards, and commissions to the...

Important stretch of city roads closed for a week

September 25, 2016

Important stretch of city roads closed for a week

A main intersection in downtown Grande Prairie will be closed for a week, starting Sunday....

Sunday is Police and Peace Officer Memorial day

September 25, 2016

Sunday is Police and Peace Officer Memorial day

Four from the Peace region will be honoured today at the Legislature for Police and...

Fatal MVC on Highway 40

September 24, 2016

Fatal MVC on Highway 40

The driver of a motorcycle is dead after it collided with a truck on Highway...

Saturday local sports recap

September 25, 2016

Saturday local sports recap

Northwest Junior League play Saturday night saw Fairview beat the County Kings 3-1, while Sexsmith edged...

Storm romp Thunder in home opener

September 24, 2016

Storm romp Thunder in home opener

The Storm have their first win of the season.   Jake Elmer scored twice and...

County firefighters participate in unique training

September 24, 2016

County firefighters participate in unique training

Large animal rescue training is happening at the La Glace fire station.   "The initial...

Run for a Cure a week away

September 24, 2016

Run for a Cure a week away

We're a week away from this year's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the...

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