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High Prairie RCMP investigate shooting death

January 16, 2017

High Prairie RCMP investigate shooting death

High Prairie RCMP are investigating a homicide. Saturday, at approximately 9:17 p.m., members of the...

Athletics forced to forfeit victory against Valleyview Jets

January 16, 2017

Athletics forced to forfeit victory against Valleyview Jets

The Grande Prairie Athletics have been slapped with a big penalty for using what the...

Traffic violation stop nets cocaine and marijuana

January 16, 2017

Traffic violation stop nets cocaine and marijuana

A Grande Prairie man is facing drug trafficking and possession charges after a traffic stop...

Missing woman

January 16, 2017

Missing woman

Local RCMP are asking the public for help in locating a missing woman. 50-year-old Kelly...

Local artists asked to submit art for utility box wrap program

January 16, 2017

Local artists asked to submit art for utility box wrap program

 Utility cabinets around town have gotten a makeover in recent years thanks to local artists....

Peace Curling Tour Championship winners

January 16, 2017

Peace Curling Tour Championship winners

At the Peace Curling Tour Championship in Sexsmith this weekend, Kurt Balderston won the Competitive...

Guilty plea in Rycroft Arena theft

January 16, 2017

Guilty plea in Rycroft Arena theft

There has been a guilty plea in the theft case out of Rycroft.   Amy...

Blue Monday a Myth: Suicide Prevention

January 16, 2017

Blue Monday a Myth: Suicide Prevention

Today is supposedly the most depressing day of the year, but a spokesperson for Suicide...

Arrest made in Peace River double stabbing

January 15, 2017

Arrest made in Peace River double stabbing

Peace Regional RCMP say a Peace River man has been arrested in connection with a...

National Non-Smoking Week starts today

January 15, 2017

National Non-Smoking Week starts today

National Non-Smoking Week, which has taken place for over 30 years, begins today both in...

GPPL says not having fees is working

January 15, 2017

GPPL says not having fees is working

It has been two weeks since the Grande Prairie public library eliminated its membership...

Local hockey scores, sked

January 15, 2017

Local hockey scores, sked

Scores from the North Peace Hockey League last night include Spirit River beating Grimshaw 4-3...

Warkentin wants the federal government to repeal drywall tax

January 14, 2017

Warkentin wants the federal government to repeal drywall tax

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Government brought in a new tax on drywall in September...

Local hockey players playing in all star games today

January 14, 2017

Local hockey players playing in all star games today

Eight players and a coach from Midget and Bantam Storm girls teams have been picked to...

Urban Planet coming to the Prairie Mall

January 13, 2017

Urban Planet coming to the Prairie Mall

he Prairie Mall has signed on a large retailer to lease space in the old...

Carwash fundraiser for families who lost home to fire

January 13, 2017

Carwash fundraiser for families who lost home to fire

The New Horizon Co-op is planning to match all carwash sales this weekend at all...

Energy Minister looking forward to pre-budget consultations in region Monday

January 13, 2017

Energy Minister looking forward to pre-budget consultations in region Monday

Alberta's Finance Minister is holding budget consultations Monday in Grande Prairie and Fairview. Energy Minister Marg McQuaig...

Peace Curling Tour champions to be decided this weekend

January 13, 2017

Peace Curling Tour champions to be decided this weekend

Sexsmith is hosting the Peace Curling Tour Championship this weekend.   Sixteen teams, eight in...

Stabbing in Fort St. John prompts police investigation

January 12, 2017

Stabbing in Fort St. John prompts police investigation

A stabbing at a Fort St. John pub has led RCMP to launch an investigation....

STARS Lottery underway

January 12, 2017

STARS Lottery underway

STARS has launched its biggest fund-raiser. Tickets are now available for the STARS lottery. Senior...

Alberta Export Expansion Package in demand

January 12, 2017

Alberta Export Expansion Package in demand

The end of 2016 and beginning of 2017 seem to signal the start of a...

Federal cabinet shuffle not impressing Chris Warkentin

January 12, 2017

Federal cabinet shuffle not impressing Chris Warkentin

A major cabinet shuffle from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau involved nine MP's on Tuesday.   One...

Drysdale weighs in on Finance Minister budget consults in region

January 12, 2017

Drysdale weighs in on Finance Minister budget consults in region

Finance Minister Joe Ceci has confirmed he will be in the Grande Prairie and Fairview...

Continental Cup starts today in Vegas

January 12, 2017

Continental Cup starts today in Vegas

It's called curling's Ryder Cup. The Continental Cup starts today in Las Vegas.   Draw...

Trans Mountain pipeline project gets approval in B.C.

January 11, 2017

Trans Mountain pipeline project gets approval in B.C.

British Columbia's provincial government has officially approved the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.  ...

Male suspect sought after assault on New Year's Day

January 11, 2017

Male suspect sought after assault on New Year's Day

Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating following an assault early on New Year's Day. Police were...

City continues to work on green initiatives

January 11, 2017

City continues to work on green initiatives

The community growth committee received an update on the progress the city has made through...

Storm battle Whitecourt at Revolution Place this evening

January 11, 2017

Storm battle Whitecourt at Revolution Place this evening

The Storm haven't won since December 18, 2016, resulting in four straight losses. They hope...

Stompede President remembers Pozzobon

January 11, 2017

Stompede President remembers Pozzobon

People from Stompede are mourning Ty Pozzobon. The 25 year old bull rider passed away...

Trials set in child porn, bear spray attack cases

January 11, 2017

Trials set in child porn, bear spray attack cases

Child porn trial in June   A trial date has been set for a Grande...

Loonie biggest factor for farm receipts says FCC economist

January 11, 2017

Loonie biggest factor for farm receipts says FCC economist

Farm Credit Canada's chief agricultural economist says the value of the loonie is the biggest factor when...

Storm send McNeill to Calgary Canucks at trade deadline

January 11, 2017

Storm send McNeill to Calgary Canucks at trade deadline

The Grande Prairie Storm made one move Tuesday at the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s trade...

Marj McAusland passes away at 65

January 10, 2017

Marj McAusland passes away at 65

A Grande Prairie Hockey Legend has passed away.   Marj McAusland was 65 when she...

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