Former Peace River hockey product Lane Zablocki has been selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL Entry Draft.
Zablocki, who split last season between Regina and Red Deer in the WHL, was taken in the 3rd round, 79th overall.
He was projected to be a late second/early third round selection.
This year’s draft...
A series of protests against Grande Prairie's photo radar program will take place across the city today.
Jack Schultz, the founder of Alberta Cash Cow, says several members of his group are in the city to help members of the Grande Prairie Cash Cow group with the protests.
"We are going to locate the photo radar vehicles...
Some nervous moments Friday for an unidentified youth, after they were trapped inside the Pat's Creek culvert in Peace River.
EMS and firefighters from the community were called to the scene mid afternoon.
Once the culvert was opened, first responders were able to get inside and rescue the youth, who was then taken...
A portion of 112th avenue in the Montrose neighbourhood will be closed for the next few days.
Officials with ATCO will be lowering a gas main beginning Saturday morning in the area between 96 and 96A Streets.
A detour has been set up at 96 street and 114 avenue.
The road is expected to re-open the middle of next...
A new trail will be created in Valhalla that will go from the park in the community to their recreation centre.
The area has become a safety concern, with Highway 59 often used as an alternate route for walkers, and this will help to alleviate that.
"The kids right now, they walk up behind the school and the church...
The search continues for Al Smith (pictured), a man in his 60's, who went missing after his canoe capsized on the Smoky River.
It happened on June 10 at 7 p.m. not far from the Riverstone Golf Course.
Local Technical Search and Rescue, RCMP and Air Services have conducted numerous searches in the area, however,...
It's draft night in the National Hockey League, and there's a good chance one Peace Region product has his name called.
Lane Zablocki, who was born in Peace River, split last season between the Western Hockey League's Regina Pats and Red Deer Rebels.
"He could put up probably 40-50 points, not in his rookie season,...
This Saturday is the inaugural Grande Prairie Traditional Pow-wow.
The event's President Walter White says there will be lots of different styles and forms of dancing from age groups ranging from when they are first starting to walk to the elders.
"The colours are amazing, the Grand Entry is probably the most colourful...
This is a big day at the Beaverlodge Research Farm.
It is hosting the 64th annual Beekeepers Field Day.
Research Scientists Dr. Steve Pernal says a die-off of bee populations is still a concern.
"Since the winter of 2006 and 2007, in Canada and the U.S., we've seen higher rates of loss of bee colonies over winter....
A damaged Telus cable in Grande Prairie has led to 750 local landline phone customers being affected.
Emergency services personnel are aware of the ongoing issue, and Telus personnel are now on scene working on repairs.
The City and County of Grande Prairie say things should return to normal by 10 p.m.