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Local activities planned for Heritage Day

August 3, 2015

Local activities planned for Heritage Day

There is music, dancing and food vendors today in Muskoseepi Park to mark the Heritage...

Gorst holds lead heading to final day in Strathmore

August 3, 2015

Gorst holds lead heading to final day in Strathmore

Gary Gorst picked up day money for the second time in three days at the...

Eastlink Centre closed for holiday Monday

August 3, 2015

Eastlink Centre closed for holiday Monday

The Eastlink Centre will be closed today. It will be closed on some stat. holidays...

Man back in custody after another third flight from police attempt

July 31, 2015

Man back in custody after another third flight from police attempt

The man that had a fight with local RCMP Monday night, and was hospitalized with...

CFIB says business confidence at an all-time low

July 31, 2015

CFIB says business confidence at an all-time low

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says small business confidence has dropped to an all-time low in...

More Canada 150 grants announced

July 31, 2015

More Canada 150 grants announced

The federal government has announced four more grants for Peace Region projects under its Canada...

50 years for Junior Forest Rangers

July 31, 2015

50 years for Junior Forest Rangers

The Junior Forest Rangers are marking their 50th anniversary today. Brett Spady says this started...

Busy weekend for chuckwagons

July 31, 2015

Busy weekend for chuckwagons

Its a busy long weekend for wagon racing. The Western Chuckwagons are running in...

Martens runs tonight at Pan Am Juniors

July 31, 2015

Martens runs tonight at Pan Am Juniors

Grande Prairie's Mirelle Martens runs at a big international track and field event tonight in...

Sod turned at new Clairmont seniors facility

July 30, 2015

Sod turned at new Clairmont seniors facility

Sod has been turned for a new 150 unit seniors housing complex in Clairmont. It...

Josh Classen on the long weekend

July 30, 2015

Josh Classen on the long weekend

The August long weekend is coming up. Meteorologist Josh Classen says a lot of folks...

Anthrax found near Fort Vermilion

July 30, 2015

Anthrax found near Fort Vermilion

Alberta Agriculture says anthrax has been found in two cattle herds in the Fort Vermilion...

Water donations needed

July 30, 2015

Water donations needed

  Grande Prairie's Homeless Initiative is looking for water donations. Shelters and agencies all report...

New RCMP Commander

July 30, 2015

New RCMP Commander

A new Commander has been named for the Grande Prairie-Beaverlodge RCMP detachment. Superintendent John Ferguson...

Provincial budget survey launched

July 30, 2015

Provincial budget survey launched

The provincial government is expected to announce a new 2015 budget this fall. The public...

Kilgore wins Senior Mens

July 30, 2015

Kilgore wins Senior Mens

Grimshaw's Floyd Kilgore has won the Alberta Senior mens Golf Championship. He fired a final...

Eastlink Centre track closed this long weekend

July 30, 2015

Eastlink Centre track closed this long weekend

The running track at the Eastlink Centre will be closed tomorrow through Monday for some...

Half million grant for Dawson Creek Curling Club

July 30, 2015

Half million grant for Dawson Creek Curling Club

The federal government has given a $500,000.00 grant to the Dawson Creek Curling Club. The...

AHS official not surprised by obesity numbers

July 29, 2015

AHS official not surprised by obesity numbers

 A survey showing six out 10 Albertans is considered overweight or obese is not a...

GPA says new flights mean big frequency increase

July 29, 2015

GPA says new flights mean big frequency increase

Grande Prairie Airport officials say Westjet adding more flights this fall will mean a 60%...

Grants for Hythe, Beaverlodge

July 29, 2015

Grants for Hythe, Beaverlodge

The federal government has given out a couple more grants for groups in South Peace...

Big upgrades coming to Clarkson Hall

July 27, 2015

Big upgrades coming to Clarkson Hall

Clarkson Hall at Evergreen Park is in line for renovations. The federal government has given...

Traffic stop leads to police confrontation, suspect in hospital

July 28, 2015

Traffic stop leads to police confrontation, suspect in hospital

A traffic stop in Grande Prairie last night turned into a pursuit with the suspect...

PC caucus calling for drought help

July 27, 2015

PC caucus calling for drought help

The provincial PC caucus is calling on the provincial and federal governments to establish a...

Changes for Primary Care Network program

July 27, 2015

Changes for Primary Care Network program

The Grande Prairie Primary Care Network is changing the name of an initiative set up to...

Some values down in new PROS

July 27, 2015

Some values down in new PROS

Some wheat and canola values are down in the new Pool Return Outlooks from...

No City, County of GP meetings

July 27, 2015

No City, County of GP meetings

City and County of Grande Prairie Council are taking a break from meetings. The next scheduled...

Rural BC Peace residents in line for high speed internet

July 26, 2015

Rural BC Peace residents in line for high speed internet

The federal government is providing over 278 thousand dollars to bring high speed internet to...

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