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Police searching for missing OHV in Fort St John

August 29, 2015

Police searching for missing OHV in Fort St John

RCMP in Fort St John are asking for the public's help in finding an off...

Storm fall to Thunder in Camrose

August 29, 2015

Storm fall to Thunder in Camrose

The Storm lost 8-5 to Drayton Valley yesterday at an exhibition tournament in Camrose. Blake...

Ride for a Cure set for today

August 29, 2015

Ride for a Cure set for today

The HD Ride for a Cure goes today at the Teepee Creek Stampede Grounds. Huntington Society...

Shots fired at Fort St. John apartment

August 28, 2015

Shots fired at Fort St. John apartment

Fort St. John Mounties are investigating after a report of shots being fired at an...

ATM theft in Dawson Creek

August 28, 2015

ATM theft in Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek RCMP are looking for the public's help after an ATM was stolen.  ...

Four days until school starts

August 28, 2015

Four days until school starts

Next Tuesday is the first day of school for kids in the Peace. Grande Prairie Public School...

Century Awards for Peace Country farm families

August 28, 2015

Century Awards for Peace Country farm families

Thirteen families from the Peace are being given Century Farm and Ranch Awards by the...

Peace River wildfire hazard high

August 28, 2015

Peace River wildfire hazard high

The hazard is rated high in the Peace River Wildfire Management Area. Two fires near...

County of Grande Prairie road work Sunday

August 28, 2015

County of Grande Prairie road work Sunday

The County of Grande Prairie says part of Range Road 64 on the Flying Shot...

Changes for local Terry Fox Run

August 28, 2015

Changes for local Terry Fox Run

The Swan City Rotary Club and the Public School District are getting together to put...

Cruisin' to end MS

August 28, 2015

Cruisin' to end MS

Yesterday, $1.00 from every Teen Burger sold in Canada went to the MS Society of...

Storm lose first exhbition game

August 28, 2015

Storm lose first exhbition game

In their first exhibition game of the season the Storm fell to the Camrose Kodiaks....

Rage win WBL title, other local sports notes

August 28, 2015

Rage win WBL title, other local sports notes

  The Rycroft Rage beat the Grande Prairie Brewers 3-2 last night to take the...

Road closures in city, county for Tour of Alberta

August 28, 2015

Road closures in city, county for Tour of Alberta

The Tour of Alberta cycling race comes to the Peace Wednesday and Thursday. There will...

Kids head back to school next week

August 27, 2015

Kids head back to school next week

Kids return to school next Tuesday. Grande Prairie and District Catholic Schools Superintendant Karl Germann says...

Armed robbery in Dawson Creek

August 27, 2015

Armed robbery in Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek RCMP are investigating an armed robbery. Last night just after 7:30 B.C. time,...

Small business confidence approaching 2008 recession levels according to CFIB

August 27, 2015

Small business confidence approaching 2008 recession levels according to CFIB

Small business confidence levels in Alberta are getting close to where they were during the...

Grande Prairie, Slave Lake WFMA hazards high

August 27, 2015

Grande Prairie, Slave Lake WFMA hazards high

 The wildfire hazard has climbed to high in the Grande Prairie Wildfire Management Area with...

From Grande Prairie court

August 27, 2015

From Grande Prairie court

Bradley Gordon Duff has been ordered to stand trail on 36 charges related to February...

68th Avenue twinning plans

August 27, 2015

68th Avenue twinning plans

The city will unveil plans to twin 68th Avenue at an open house in a...

Mounties searching storm pond in connection with 10 month old murder

August 25, 2015

Mounties searching storm pond in connection with 10 month old murder

A storm pond on the west side of Grande Prairie ie being searched in relation to...

Investigation continues into accidental shooting death of child near Grande Cache

August 25, 2015

Investigation continues into accidental shooting death of child near Grande Cache

Mounties are investigating after one child was killed after a firearm was accidentally discharged at...

AHS declares whooping cough outbreak in North Zone

August 26, 2015

AHS declares whooping cough outbreak in North Zone

Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak in the North Zone after an...

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean continues tour through Grande Prairie and Peace Country

August 26, 2015

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean continues tour through Grande Prairie and Peace Country

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean met with local officials in and around Grande Prairie today (Wednesday)....

CAPP says recovery in energy business could take awhile

August 26, 2015

CAPP says recovery in energy business could take awhile

Officials with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers say recovery will take awhile. CAPP's Chris...

Ag. Events Centre grand opening next month

August 26, 2015

Ag. Events Centre grand opening next month

Organizers call it the day they've been waiting for. The grand opening for the new...

Wildfire hazard moderate in GPWFMA

August 26, 2015

Wildfire hazard moderate in GPWFMA

ESRD says drought continues for some parts of the Grande Prairie Wildfire Management Area. The...

Scammers still targeting people in the Peace

August 26, 2015

Scammers still targeting people in the Peace

RCMP in the B.C. Peace have re-issued a scam warning. Police in Fort St. John...

City approached about helping fund church restoration

August 26, 2015

City approached about helping fund church restoration

The South Peace Historical Society has approached the City about helping fund the restoration and...

Wyant to Chair Catholic School Board

August 26, 2015

Wyant to Chair Catholic School Board

Eldon Wyant will again serve as Board Chair for Grande Prairie and District Catholic Schools....

Kuester continues as PRSD Board Chair

August 26, 2015

Kuester continues as PRSD Board Chair

Darren Kuester  will continue as Board Chair in the Peace River School Division. Sherry Crawford...

Mobile mammography clinics coming to Valleyview and Sturgeon Lake

August 26, 2015

Mobile mammography clinics coming to Valleyview and Sturgeon Lake

Access to healthcare is one of the biggest challenges facing those living in rural Alberta....

HD Ride 4 a Cure this weekend

August 26, 2015

HD Ride 4 a Cure this weekend

This weekend at the Teepee Creek Stampede Grounds is the HD Ride for a Cure....

Salute to Fairview bus driver

August 26, 2015

Salute to Fairview bus driver

A veteran bus driver from Fairview has been given an award by the Peace River...

Photo contest deadline Sunday

August 26, 2015

Photo contest deadline Sunday

The deadline for entries in the summer phase of the County of Grande Prairie and...

Robbery in Grande Prairie

August 25, 2015

Robbery in Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating a robbery. It happened around 8:30 P.M. at a business...

City looking at regulations for signs

August 25, 2015

City looking at regulations for signs

City administration has been directed to write regulations on what is acceptable on signs. A...

Grande Prairie RCMP search for person of interest in assault

August 25, 2015

Grande Prairie RCMP search for person of interest in assault

RCMP are looking for what they call a person of interest in an assault on a...

Grande Prairie drivier involved in fatal crash on TCH

August 25, 2015

Grande Prairie drivier involved in fatal crash on TCH

Police are trying to piece together why a semi crossed the median and hit a...

City moving forward with geothermal energy study

August 25, 2015

City moving forward with geothermal energy study

The City is committing $20,000.00 to a study on geothermal energy development. Environmental Stewardship Manager...

Addition to Eastlink Centre pool approved

August 25, 2015

Addition to Eastlink Centre pool approved

City Council is moving ahead with the addition of a movable pool floor at the Eastlink...

City paying for extras at Royal Oaks School

August 25, 2015

City paying for extras at Royal Oaks School

The City is helping fund some of the extras at the new Royal Oaks Catholic...

Liberal candidate declared in Peace River - Westlock riding.

August 25, 2015

Liberal candidate declared in Peace River - Westlock riding.

The Liberals have declared a candidate in the riding of Peace River - Westlock.  ...

No inquiry at SHC

August 25, 2015

No inquiry at SHC

There will not be an inquiry by Municipal Affairs into internal operations at Saddle Hills...

New AHS program to help people quit tobacco

August 25, 2015

New AHS program to help people quit tobacco

Alberta Health Services is hoping being more active will help people quit tobacco. A new...

Road work in County of Grande Prairie

August 25, 2015

Road work in County of Grande Prairie

Starting today, Range Road 90, between township roads 750 and 752, will be closed for...

Curling, skating items at County of Grande Prairie Council

August 25, 2015

Curling, skating items at County of Grande Prairie Council

County of Grande Prairie Council has agreed to sponsor the the two big curling events...

McDavid effect moves annual rookie game to Rexall

August 25, 2015

McDavid effect moves annual rookie game to Rexall

Oilers fans can't wait to see Connor McDavid hit the ice this season.   The...

Market corrections normal says Tipler

August 24, 2015

Market corrections normal says Tipler

There were more drops on the stock markets Monday. The TSX shed 421 points. The...

Carlier on ag. disaster declaration

August 24, 2015

Carlier on ag. disaster declaration

Alberta's Agriculture Minister says declaring an agricultural disaster will allow AFSC to use reserve funds....

Sod turning for new Catholic school

August 24, 2015

Sod turning for new Catholic school

Construction has started on the new Catholic elementary school in the Royal Oaks neighbourhood. Grande...

Fuel spill reaches sewer system

August 24, 2015

Fuel spill reaches sewer system

What's being called "a large diesel spill" had fire crews out in full force at...

Concerns over electronic signs

August 24, 2015

Concerns over electronic signs

A big majority of people in Grande Prairie who took part in a survey on...

RCMP calls for service

August 24, 2015

RCMP calls for service

Sixteen theft complaints and 10 assaults were among the 222 calls for service to Grande...

Mounties investigating robbery in Charlie Lake

August 24, 2015

Mounties investigating robbery in Charlie Lake

RCMP are searching for a suspect who robbed a store in Charlie Lake Monday morning....

116th Street construction

August 24, 2015

116th Street construction

The City is starting construction work today on 116th Street from north of 104th Avenue...

Two locals score spots on the 2016 WPCA Pro Tour

August 24, 2015

Two locals score spots on the 2016 WPCA Pro Tour

The 20th annual WPCA Qualification Run-Off in Bashaw wrapped up last night with Cody Fraser...

Wildfire hazard increased for Peace River WMA

August 23, 2015

Wildfire hazard increased for Peace River WMA

Moderate humidity and a lack of rain in the forecast has led officials to bump...

Sirens claim first ever ERU Ladies title

August 23, 2015

Sirens claim first ever ERU Ladies title

Grande Prairie Sirens are the Edmonton Rugby Union Division 2 ladies champions.  They beat the...

United Way chapters merging

August 24, 2015

United Way chapters merging

Untied Way of Slave Lake is merging with United Way Alberta Northwest. The Slave Lake...

ABP delegate nominations open

August 19, 2015

ABP delegate nominations open

Alberta Beef Producers says nominations for delegates are open. Elections will be held in the...

ATM theft suspect

August 17, 2015

ATM theft suspect

RCMP have identified a suspect in a late July ATM theft. The suspect is male...

Uncooked shellfish warning from AHS

August 17, 2015

Uncooked shellfish warning from AHS

Nineteen people have gotten sick in the province recently after eating uncooked shellfish. Medical Officer...

Malarchuk newest Hockey Legend

August 14, 2015

Malarchuk newest Hockey Legend

The newest member of the Legends of Grande Prairie Hockey is Clint Malarchuk. Malarchuk was...

Draw released for 2015 Canada Cup of Curling in Grande Prairie

August 6, 2015

Draw released for 2015 Canada Cup of Curling in Grande Prairie

People now know when they can see their favourite curlers at the Canada Cup of...

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