A pair of benches were unveiled at Avondale School in Grande Prairie in hopes to bring friends to lonely children. The idea of “buddy benches” for the playground came up in 2014 to create a more family-friendly environment. Staff and volunteers from the Parent Council and the school unveiled the additions on Tuesday...
Ratepayers in Sexsmith have voted against the use of taxpayers dollars to preserve the last grain elevator in that town.
Florence Blais with the Sexsmith Historical Society says it was 56 percent against, 44 percent for.
“But we are moving forward and the mayor of Sexsmith, prior to the vote has assured me that...
Three Incumbent Councillors were elected back to city council while one isn't going to be serving for the next four years. Kevin McLean was .22 percent behind Yadvinder Minhas when polls closed Monday night bringing him in ninth place and leaving him without a seat at the council table.
“I am excited. There is a...
The unofficial election results from the Town of Sexsmith:
Kate Potter 343
Clinton Froehlick 311
Ian Penner 280
Bruce Black 231
Jonathan Siggelkow 224
Isak Skjaveland 217
Dennis Stredulinsky 203
Matthew Barnfield 200
Carolyn Gaunt 184
Richard Sakundiak 148
In the MD of Fairview,...
Results for Grande Prairie Public and Separate School Trustees:
Results in the Grande Prairie and District Catholic Schools 2017 Trustee Election as follows:
Results from the Peace Wapiti School Division Trustee Election:
The North Peace Hockey League season will start October 28.
Fort St. John will visit Grande Prairie.
The North Peace Hockey League issued a new schedule yesterday after the Spirit River Rangers announced over the weekend they would be taking a one-year leave of absence.
Voter turnout was down in the County. It was 21.4 percent this year, compared to 25 percent in 2013.
There were some close races, but all the incumbent County of Grande Prairie Councillors that ran again were re-elected.
That includes Leanne Beaupre, who had been serving as Reeve.
"You know, I think...
As the polls close for the 2017 Municipal Election, unofficial results from towns in the Grande Prairie region are rolling in. Gary Rycroft will serve as Mayor of Beaverlodge after receiving the most votes over Roger Loberg. Rycroft received 551 votes while Loberg was handed 181. Leona Hanson was the incumbent, but she...
Voter turnout in the city was 22 percent, up one percent from the 2013 election.
Bill Given has been re-elected as Mayor of Grande Prairie in the 2017 Municipal Election. With 68 percent of the vote of the unofficial vote, he will serve the next four years on council. Dick Baillie received approximately 26 percent of...
A fatal helicopter crash southwest of Fox Creek in September 2016 is being blamed on low fuel levels and a failure to turn on the chopper's automatic ignition.
According to the Transportation Safety Board, the pilot continued on with an Alberta government aerial survey of mountain pine beetles despite being low on...