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GRANDE PRAIRIE
ALBERTA, CANADA

Grande Prairie is the largest city in northern Alberta with a population of over 55,000 census 2011 (now estimated at 64,000)

This website NOW features over 80 areas in Northwestern Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia known as the Peace Country or Peace Region. All of the Peace Country is now on ONE website with over 5,000 pictures on this site. Now featuring over 150 local videos.


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NEW FEATURE:
CAMPGROUND REPORT
(Active May-Sept)



Entire Menus of Grande Prairie Restaurants: Golden Star, Crown & Anchor, MR. MIKES, Ramona Pizza, Joey's Only, Ric's Grill, Jackpot Grill, Tony Roma's, Oriental Wok and more.



Feature Page on Grande Prairie Home Improvements - Renovations


The 2014-2015 NPHL consists of 6 teams.
EAST DIVISION: Falher Pirates, Grimshaw Huskies, Manning Comets,
WEST DIVISION: Spirit River Rangers, Grande Prairie Athletics, Fort St John Flyers.

(HIgh Prairie Regals, Lakeland Eagles-McLennan, Hythe Mustangs, Dawson Creek Canucks and Valleyview Jets are not playing this year)
NPHL Hockey Schedule-Scores


SPECIAL FEATURE
Daily Herald Tribune History
1980's -2000's

AUDIO CLIPS
GRANDE PRAIRIE RADIO STATIONS
Special spotlight on all five Grande Prairie Radio Stations.
(listen to archived audio clips)
Grande Prairie Radio Stations.




Check out the website
Grande-Prairie.com.

All information on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com written by Ken Connors (Chernuka) including all the Video and Photography.

*AUTOS *FARMS & ACREAGES *RENOVATIONS *FLYERS * BUSINESS DIRECTORY *EVENTS *NPHL * VIDEOS *HOME

Discover The Peace Country

Welcome to the "Peace Country" known for its Prairie, the Boreal Forest, the Rocky Mountains and the Peace River, one of the longest river systems in Canada. Cities include Grande Prairie AB, Dawson Creek BC and the city of Fort St John BC.


Sunset at Lesser Slave Lake, Alberta. Photo taken on the south shore.

The Peace Country includes many Hamlets, Towns, Cities, Rural Farms and Ranches in north western Alberta and also north eastern British Columbia. Many refer to it as the Mighty Peace Country. As well you can experience numerous parks and lakes where one can get closer to nature

Grande Prairie NEWS 2015 -by Ken Connors
Grande Prairie News information will be added to this page on an on going basis and is a gathering of just some of the changes that Grande Prairie and area has experienced and will be archived.
NEW GRANDE PRAIRIE CELEBRATES CANADA'S BIRTHDAY
July 1, 2015: There were over 100 entries in the 2015 Canada Day Parade that took place downtown Grande Prairie. Ken Connors of DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com has captured the entire Parade on video. You can see it here.

View VIDEO> (28:24min)

June 2015: The Vacancy rate for Grande Prairie was 2.6% for April 2015 compared to 1.3% last year. The average rent for a 2 bedroom home is $1,216 per month compared to $1,173 last year. -Long time resident of Grande Prairie Wes (Arthur) Murphy passed away on June 19, 2015. Wes along with Peter Maciborsky started Richmond Realty in 1963 and in the 1980's purchase the Re/Max Franchise then more recently the Sutton Group in Grande Prairie.

Three new VIDEOS of Pipestone Creek Campground
Pipestone Creek Park is located 17 km south of Wembley, AB


Pipestone Creek - Loop A: PLAY Video 2:34min
Pipestone Creek -Loop E: Play VIdeo 3:32min
Road to the Wapiti River: PLAY Video 2:17 min
The NEW videos have been added to the Pipestone Creek Park page of DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com

June 2015: Norm Visscher from Silver Valley was the winner of the Grande Prairie Dream Home. Plans are already undereway for the 2016 Grande Prairie Dream Home. It will be built in Taylor Estates subdivision, southeast of Grande Prairie. -The amount of photos featured on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com now exceeds 7,000. The last count was done a few years ago and was around 5,000. Of the 7,000 there were 920 on just the NPHL (North Peace Hockey League)

May 2015: The NDP won the Provincial Election on May 5th. Wayne Drysdale, PC was relected in the Grande Prairie-Wapiti riding but Everett McDonald PC loses to Wildrose Todd Loewen in the Grande Prairie-Smoky riding. See results of of each candiate in the Peace Country. CLICK HERE. Dunvegan-Central Peace Notley, MLA Marg McCuaig-Boyd has been appointed the new Minister of Energy. -Service Plus Encore is under construction south of the Great Northern Casino in Grande Prairie. When built it will have 92 suites. -Caterpillars are back this year with a high number at both WIlliamson and Young's Point Provincial Parks at Sturgeon Lake.

April 2015: A location has been confirmed for a new Catholic Junior-Senior High School. It is hoped to be open in 2018 located in Whispering Ridge subdivsion, northern part of Grande Prairie. -Alberta Premier Jim Prentice announces Albertans will be going to the polls May 5th. DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com is the first website in Grande Prairie to post this news. -Peace Windows in located along 100 Street (near Doug Marshall Motor CIty) Grande Prairie has closed as it filed for bankruptcy on March 31. -Cash & Camping Lottery is on again with many prizes to be won. They have opened with display of prizes at the Great Northern Casino parking lot in Grande Prairie. - Montana's BBQ & Bar and Fionn Maccool's Upscale Irish Pub are advertising franchise opportunities for Grande Prairie so these businesses may appear in Grande Prairie in the future.

Future Shops Close Across Canada including
Grande Prairie Location

March 2015: 66 stores closed permananently while another 65 across Canada would be converted to a Best Buy Store.

March 2015: Victory Church Celebrates 20 years, located near Royal Oaks. Charles Spencer High had its official Grand Opening. Grade 9-12, with 1,000 students.


March 2015: Roy Bickell, long time resident of DeBolt and Grande Prairie passed away at age of 84. He was a farmer and also worked for Canfor and Ainsworth. He had donated his extensive collection of fossils to the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum. - Ward Livingston resigns his postion as Business Manager of the Grande Prairie Storm.

Grande Prairie Dream Home
Grande Prairie Dream Home. This years Dream Home was opened earlier than in past years. Sneak Peak - Interior Pictures and list of winners of 2015.

Feb 2015: Homebuilders in Grande Prairie are a bit cautious going forward. In January this year there were only 2 housing starts compared to 23 in January 2014.


DUAL CAM VIDEOS
Valhalla Centre VIdeo featuring the School, Lutheran Church and Melsness Mercantile along Highway 59: View Video> (3:25 min)
Also see the La Glace new video View Video> (4:59 min)  

In the last 30 days 27 NEW LOCAL VIDEOS have been created by Ken Connors and posted on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com. 6 Videos featuring Saskatoon Lake, 7 Videos on Moonshine Lake, 6 Videos on Musreau Lake, 3 Videos featuring Dunvegan, 2 VIdeos on Spring Lake, and 2 Videos on One Island Lake BC. 

NEW DUAL CAM Videos of MAINSTREETS NEW
25 NEW VIDEOS featuring the left and right side of the downtown of Beaverlodge, Berwyn, Donnelly, Eaglesham, Fairview, Falher, Girouxville, Grande Prairie, Grimshaw, High Level, High Prairie, Hythe , La Crete, La Glace, Manning, McLennan, Nampa, Peace River, Rycroft, Spirit RiverValleyview, Valhalla Centre, Wanham, Wembley, Woking,
CONTINUED: To review other years, visit the following archived pages on this website:
GRANDE PRAIRIE NEWS: 2015.. 2014.. 2013.. 2012.. 2011.. 2010.. 2009 .. 2008.. 2007 ..2006 ...2005 ... 2004 .. 2003 ... 2002... 2001..


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VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
SANTA PARADE
Dec 7, 2014
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 8:26 min
FIREWORKS
Dec 31, 2013
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 6:38 min
SWAN FESTIVAL
Saskatoon Lake
April 2013
PLAY > 4:43 min
2012 MUDBOG
SHOW AND SHINE
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 5:58 min
VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
100 YEARS CELEBRATION
GrandePrairie 2014
PLAY > -:5:23 min
CANADA DAY PARADE 2014
(Grande Prairie
PLAY > -:32.11 min
GRANDE PRAIRIE ATHLETICS
NPHL - 2014-2015
PLAY > 3:23 min
WORLD JETBOAT
MARATHON - 2011
Wapiti River
PLAY > 5:40 min
VIDEOS
VIDEO - AREAS OF INTEREST
BREAK GROUND
Dinosaur Museum

(Wembley, 2013)
PLAY > -7:33 min
FISHING AT SNIPE LAKE
(Northern Pike)
PLAY > -4:15 min
LESSER SLAVE LAKE, AB
(Fishing Walleye)
PLAY > -4:50 min
MOONSHINE
LAKE
July 2011
PLAY> 2:15mi
VIDEOS
VIDEO - AREAS OF INTEREST
TWIN LAKES Provincial Recreation Area
PLAY> 4:00 min
KISKATINAW RIVER BRIDGE
Near Dawson Creek
PLAY > 1:05 min
FORT VERMILION Oldest Settlement of Alberta
PLAY> 3:04 min
LA CRETE FERRY
69km west of La Crete, AB
PLAY> 2:58 min
MORE LOCAL VIDEOS > CLICK HERE
Now featuring over 150 LOCAL VIDEOS



Featurerd on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com is the GRANDE PRAIRIE, that includes pages on Grande Prairie: Attractions, Camping & Fishing, Hunting, Golf, History, Hotels, Hotlinks, Grande Prairie Real Estate, Restaurants, Seniors, Service Clubs, Skiing, Schools, Statistics, Autos for Sale and Grande Prairie News of 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 also Grande Prairie VIDEOS. Grande Prairie Events. Home Renovations. Featured communities in the COUNTY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE: Beaverlodge, Bezanson, Clairmont, Elmworth, Hythe, LaGlace, Sexsmith, Teepee Creek, Valhalla Centre, Wembley. ALBERTA TOWNS: Berwyn, Brownvale, DeBolt, Dixonville, Donnelly, Eaglesham, Fairview, Falher, Fort Vermilion, Girouxville, Grimshaw, Grouard, Grovedale, Guy, High Level, High Prairie, Hines Creek, Keg River, LaCrete, Manning, McLennan, Nampa, Peace River, Rainbow Lake, RIdgevalley, Rycroft, Spirit River, St. Isidore, Tangent, Valleyview, Wanham, Woking, Worsley. BC TOWNS: Charlie Lake, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Pouce Coupe, Rolla, Taylor, Tomslake, Tumbler Ridge. ALBERTA PARKS AND LAKES: Cotillian Park ,Dunvegan, Figure 8 Lake, George Lake, Kakut Lake, Kleskun Hills, Lesser Slave Lake, Many Islands, Moonshine Lake, Musreau Lake, Notikewin Park, Pipestone Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, Saskatoon Lake, Simonette River, Snipe Lake, Spring Lake, Sturgeon Lake, Swan Lake AB, Twin Lakes, Two Lakes, Winagami Lake. BC PARKS AND LAKES: Charlie Lake, Gwillim Lake, Kinuseo Falls, Kiskatinaw Park, Moberly Lake, One Island Lake, Swan Lake BC. Includes Provincial Parks. Cities in the Peace Country or Peace Region Include Fort St John BC, Dawson Creek BC, in Northern BC as well as Grande Prairie in Northern Alberta.






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