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Inauguration Day for Trump

January 20, 2017

Inauguration Day for Trump

It's a day many have been waiting for, and a day many thought they would...

Freezing rain hits Peace, warnings issued

January 19, 2017

Freezing rain hits Peace, warnings issued

We might see freezing rain fall until this afternoon, according to Environment Canada.   It...

Freezing rain, road and bus updated

January 19, 2017

Freezing rain, road and bus updated

The Grande Prairie Fire Department is advising not to travel if you do not need...

Edmonton murder suspect arrested in Grande Prairie

January 19, 2017

Edmonton murder suspect arrested in Grande Prairie

With the help of Grande Prairie RCMP, a man wanted for a murder in Edmonton,...

Woman charged in Atikameg murder, 2 other suspects sought

January 19, 2017

Woman charged in Atikameg murder, 2 other suspects sought

A woman has been arrested and charged after the death of  32-year-old Jeff Gladue in...

Police investigating large art theft in Fairview

January 19, 2017

Police investigating large art theft in Fairview

The Peace River General Investigation Section along with Fairview RCMP are investigating the theft of...

$400K coming to northwest Alberta communities for Canada's 150th Anniversary

January 19, 2017

$400K coming to northwest Alberta communities for Canada's 150th Anniversary

As part of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, six municipalities in northwest Alberta are receiving funding from...

Electoral Boundaries Hearing cancelled

January 19, 2017

Electoral Boundaries Hearing cancelled

The Electoral Boundaries Commission has cancelled the hearing on Alberta's constituency boundaries scheduled for 7 p.m....

Premier Notley shuffles cabinet

January 19, 2017

Premier Notley shuffles cabinet

There's a new provincial minister, and new cabinet department in Alberta.   Premier Rachel Notley...

Local housing market heating up

January 19, 2017

Local housing market heating up

The housing market seems to be heating up in Grande Prairie and the surrounding area,...

Sohi in Grande Prairie, Canada 150 funding announcements expected

January 19, 2017

Sohi in Grande Prairie, Canada 150 funding announcements expected

A federal cabinet minister is visiting Grande Prairie today.   Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet...

Court updates: Trial delay, arson sentence and prelim. dates set in drug case

January 19, 2017

Court updates: Trial delay, arson sentence and prelim. dates set in drug case

Robbery trial delayed A trial for one of two men charged after a robbery in...

Winter not over yet says weather specialist

January 18, 2017

Winter not over yet says weather specialist

This past Monday Grande Prairie set a record high, we hit 8.6 degrees, beating the...

LaGlace entering contest for fund-raising concert

January 18, 2017

LaGlace entering contest for fund-raising concert

The LaGlace & District Agricultural Society is trying to land a fundraising concert through...

Electoral boundaries hearing on Thursday

January 18, 2017

Electoral boundaries hearing on Thursday

Update: Electoral Boundaries Hearing cancelled      The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission is holding a...

2nd Annual Legal Advice Blitz this weekend

January 18, 2017

2nd Annual Legal Advice Blitz this weekend

There will be another Legal Advice Blitz in Grande Prairie. The second annual blitz is...

Bank robbery in Fort St. John under investigation

January 17, 2017

Bank robbery in Fort St. John under investigation

A robbery at a Scotiabank in Fort St. John has prompted RCMP to launch an...

Car wash fund-raiser brings in over $20,000

January 17, 2017

Car wash fund-raiser brings in over $20,000

New Horizon CO-OP has raised more than $20,000 to help two families who lost their...

Male charged with trafficking arrested for breaching conditions

January 17, 2017

Male charged with trafficking arrested for breaching conditions

A male who is facing charges after an ALERT bust in October has been arrested again by police...

New processes when it comes to applying for jobs

January 17, 2017

New processes when it comes to applying for jobs

There seems to be more job openings in the region, most notably with oilfield companies....

Canola futures posting gains

January 17, 2017

Canola futures posting gains

The unpredictability continues in the canola futures market. March closed up $4.90/tonne Tuesday after gaining $4.00/tonne...

High Prairie RCMP investigate shooting death

January 16, 2017

High Prairie RCMP investigate shooting death

High Prairie RCMP are investigating a homicide. Saturday, at approximately 9:17 p.m., members of the...

Pre-budget consultations held in Fairview and Grande Prairie

January 16, 2017

Pre-budget consultations held in Fairview and Grande Prairie

Alberta's Finance Minister says a number of main themes came up during a pre-budget consultation meeting...

Upwards of $700,000 in damage done to Hythe area pipeline

January 16, 2017

Upwards of $700,000 in damage done to Hythe area pipeline

Very few details have been released, but RCMP in Beaverlodge are investigating after significant damage...

Athletics forced to forfeit victory against Valleyview Jets

January 16, 2017

Athletics forced to forfeit victory against Valleyview Jets

The Grande Prairie Athletics have been slapped with a big penalty for using what the...

Traffic violation stop nets cocaine and marijuana

January 16, 2017

Traffic violation stop nets cocaine and marijuana

A Grande Prairie man is facing drug trafficking and possession charges after a traffic stop...

Missing woman

January 16, 2017

Missing woman

Local RCMP are asking the public for help in locating a missing woman. 50-year-old Kelly...

Local artists asked to submit art for utility box wrap program

January 16, 2017

Local artists asked to submit art for utility box wrap program

 Utility cabinets around town have gotten a makeover in recent years thanks to local artists....

Peace Curling Tour Championship winners

January 16, 2017

Peace Curling Tour Championship winners

At the Peace Curling Tour Championship in Sexsmith this weekend, Kurt Balderston won the Competitive...

Guilty plea in Rycroft Arena theft

January 16, 2017

Guilty plea in Rycroft Arena theft

There has been a guilty plea in the theft case out of Rycroft.   Amy...

Arrest made in Peace River double stabbing

January 15, 2017

Arrest made in Peace River double stabbing

Peace Regional RCMP say a Peace River man has been arrested in connection with a...

National Non-Smoking Week starts today

January 15, 2017

National Non-Smoking Week starts today

National Non-Smoking Week, which has taken place for over 30 years, begins today both in...

GPPL says not having fees is working

January 15, 2017

GPPL says not having fees is working

It has been two weeks since the Grande Prairie public library eliminated its membership...

Local hockey scores, sked

January 15, 2017

Local hockey scores, sked

Scores from the North Peace Hockey League last night include Spirit River beating Grimshaw 4-3...

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