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Saturday local sports calendar

February 25, 2017

Saturday local sports calendar

Global Bus lines Bantam AAA Storm dropped a 2-1 decision to Fort Saskatchewan in game...

Win for Grande Prairie musher at Canadian Challenge

February 24, 2017

Win for Grande Prairie musher at Canadian Challenge

Grande Prairie musher Aaron Peck has won the 12 dog category at the Canadian Challenge Sled...

Fire destroys garage in GP

February 24, 2017

Fire destroys garage in GP

Numerous 911 calls and the Grande Prairie Fire Department’s quick response helped save a house...

Stolen Lamborghinis discovered by Manning RCMP

February 24, 2017

Stolen Lamborghinis discovered by Manning RCMP

Chad Wood, 34, of Deadwood, Alberta is now facing an additional four charges after a...

City, County, Greenview continue work on Grovedale area industrial park

February 24, 2017

City, County, Greenview continue work on Grovedale area industrial park

It is not yet known when a new industrial park will be completed near Grovedale....

Stop Hunger Now event in Grande Prairie Saturday

February 24, 2017

Stop Hunger Now event in Grande Prairie Saturday

Close to 800 Peace Region volunteers will get together at "D" Company Armouries Saturday to help...

Provincial budget remains unchanged, rig activity up significantly

February 23, 2017

Provincial budget remains unchanged, rig activity up significantly

There is no change to Alberta's deficit as of right now. This coming from Finance...

Crooked Creek boy at centre of battle with leukemia passes away

February 23, 2017

Crooked Creek boy at centre of battle with leukemia passes away

A young Crooked Creek boy who was at the centre of a stem cell drive last June has...

Provincial funding for Grande Prairie business incubator

February 23, 2017

Provincial funding for Grande Prairie business incubator

A business incubator recently set up by Community Futures and the Centre for Research and...

RCMP Foundation launching TechConnect program today

February 23, 2017

RCMP Foundation launching TechConnect program today

A new youth pilot program put on by the RCMP Foundation launches today in Grande...

Parents, teachers and coaches invited to Crime Prevention conference on teens

February 23, 2017

Parents, teachers and coaches invited to Crime Prevention conference on teens

A conference is being put on this weekend by Crime Prevention and they're targeting parents,...

Escaped prisoner found up a tree and arrested

February 23, 2017

Escaped prisoner found up a tree and arrested

After a suspect escaped custody, broke into a home and climbed a tree, Peace Regional...

Fundraiser tonight for Walking With Our Sisters travelling exhibit

February 23, 2017

Fundraiser tonight for Walking With Our Sisters travelling exhibit

The Walking With Our Sisters travelling exhibit will be arriving in Grande Prairie in June...

NPHL, NWJHL playoffs resume tonight

February 23, 2017

NPHL, NWJHL playoffs resume tonight

Both homes teams have 2-1 series leads as the North Peace Hockey League playoffs resume...

Merkley gets two years behind bars for sexual assault

February 22, 2017

Merkley gets two years behind bars for sexual assault

Alberta Justice says a Grande Prairie man has been given a two-year prison sentence after...

STARS transfers female patient to hospital following collision on Highway 2

February 22, 2017

STARS transfers female patient to hospital following collision on Highway 2

STARS has confirmed that a female in her 20s was airlifted to the QE2 Hospital...

Evergreen Park Racing Club offering chance to be a racehorse owner

February 22, 2017

Evergreen Park Racing Club offering chance to be a racehorse owner

If you've ever dreamed of getting in to the horse racing business, now may be...

UPDATE: Armed & dangerous man wanted on Canada wide warrant works in GP ARRESTED

February 24, 2017

UPDATE: Armed & dangerous man wanted on Canada wide warrant works in GP ARRESTED

UPDATE: Robert Alan Edward Clarke was arrested in Nova Scotia Thursday, February 23rd.   February 22...

Bilous announces funding for three local municipalities at GTN Conference

February 22, 2017

Bilous announces funding for three local municipalities at GTN Conference

There was a funding announcement made at the Growing the North Conference today. Economic Development...

City Hall considering children's memorial park for Grande Prairie

February 22, 2017

City Hall considering children's memorial park for Grande Prairie

City staff have been asked to look into having a children's memorial park in Grande...

Pink Shirt Day at Grande Prairie PCN

February 22, 2017

Pink Shirt Day at Grande Prairie PCN

Pink Shirt Day is today and the Grande Prairie Primary Care Network will be taking...

Manning RCMP arrest suspect after firearms, ammunition seized

February 20, 2017

Manning RCMP arrest suspect after firearms, ammunition seized

UPDATE: Feb 21/17:  Manning RCMP say Chad Wood turned himself in to authorities on Monday....

President's Awards Luncheon sees recipients recognized by GPRC

February 21, 2017

President's Awards Luncheon sees recipients recognized by GPRC

More than 120 people attended Grande Prairie Regional College's annual President's Awards Luncheon at the...

Alberta Seniors Advocate in Grande Prairie today

February 21, 2017

Alberta Seniors Advocate in Grande Prairie today

A ten community tour by Alberta's Seniors Advocate will stop in Grande Prairie today. Dr....

City Council meets tonight

February 21, 2017

City Council meets tonight

Another attempt to sell the York Hotel-Germaine Park land downtown will be up for...

New mobile app for Growing the North conference participants

February 21, 2017

New mobile app for Growing the North conference participants

The eighth edition of the Growing the North Conference kicks off tonight with the Taste of the...

NPHL playoffs resume tonight

February 21, 2017

NPHL playoffs resume tonight

The road teams have the lead in both series heading into tonight playoff games in...

Family Day to be celebrated across the city

February 20, 2017

Family Day to be celebrated across the city

The city has a number of events planned for Family Day Monday.   Spokesperson Ashley...

Traffic lights near new schools discussed

February 20, 2017

Traffic lights near new schools discussed

City Hall says there is money in the 2018 budget to install traffic lights at...

Balderston drops senior men's provincial final

February 20, 2017

Balderston drops senior men's provincial final

Kurt Balderston fell just short in his bid to win a second Alberta Senior Men's...

One dead after accident near Pouce Coupe

February 20, 2017

One dead after accident near Pouce Coupe

One person is dead after a single vehicle accident in the B-C Peace    Just before...

Storm snap losing skid

February 19, 2017

Storm snap losing skid

A gutsy 4-3 win for the Storm in Lloydminster Saturday night, as they snapped a...

Chuckwagon exhibit opens today

February 19, 2017

Chuckwagon exhibit opens today

A new exhibit featuring chuckwagons has it's grand opening this afternoon at the Heritage Discovery...

Notley heading to Washington

February 19, 2017

Notley heading to Washington

Trade relations will be the focal point of discussions when Premier Rachel Notley visits...

Balderston into final of senior provincials

February 19, 2017

Balderston into final of senior provincials

Grande Prairie's Kurt Balderston is into the final of the Alberta senior men's curling championship...

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