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BEYOND THE PEACE COUNTRY
features the communities west of Dawson Creek to Prince Rupert BC. NEW FEATURE
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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, Dawson Creek and Fort St John.
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 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.
Dec, 2013: The Festival of Trees in Grande Prairie raised close to $350,000 for the QEII Foundation. The event takes place each year at Evergreen Park.
Nov, 2013: Long term local businessman Orm Shultz passes away at the age of 81 years. He owned Warringtons Jeweller and Johanthan's Gold & Diamonds in the Prairie Mall, Grande Parairie. (one of the few non-franchise businesses in the City) -Sterling Upholstery has moved to a new location, 11302-95 Avenue with ribbon cutting November 20th. -Countryside Motorsports is constructing a new building on the west side of Grande Prairie, just south of Peavey Mart/Princess Auto.- Another Dollarama has opened along 100Street Grande Prairie, just west of Home Hardware near 108 Avenue.
Oct 21, 2013: Bill Given has been re-elected Mayor of Grande Prairie and 8 Counsellors elected are Lorne Radbourne, Chris Theissen, Helen Rice, Kevin O'Toole, Dwight Logan, Jackie Clayton, Kevin McLean and Rory Tarant. Defeated are John Croken and Justin Munroe. Grande Prairie Election Results (includes County of Grande Prairie Election Results)
Sept, 2013: The TEC Centre at Evergreen Park has been renamed the ENTREC CENTRE as ENTREC Corporation aquired the naming rights for at least 5 years. -ATCO Electric has opened in a new building 9602-123 Street, far west side of Grande Prairie. - Long time resident Ernie Radbourne has passed away. He started Ernies Sports Experts in 1968 and served 2 terms on Grande Prairie City Council. -DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com now features over 130 LOCAL VIDEOS. No other website in Alberta has so many local videos of the area. -New traffic lights will be installed in 2014 at the intersection to the Grande Prairie Airport along Highway 43. -September 12th temperatures reached 31.9 degrees in Grande Prairie which broke a record that stood for almost 70 years. -Louisiana Pacific has purchased all four of Ainsworth's Lumber manufacuring facilities, located in Grande Prairie, High Level, 100 Mile House, BC, and Barwick Ontario. Louisiana Pacific is a leading United States wood products giant. -sTravellers in the area will be pleased to know the Tourist Information and Rest Stop located 1.6km south of Valleyview, will be remaining open year round. This is the first year they will be doing that as they normally close in September.
Aug, 2013: Some of the new stores are now open in the Westgate Centre. Pire 1 imports, Bulk Barn, OSH Kos, and Home Sense are now open with more opening soon. The Source will be opening a location here as well. -Grand Banks is a new subdivision being developed just south of St Joseph Catholic High School, and the Coca Cola Centre. Roads and services are being put in. - A Blue-Green Algae advisory has been issued for Moonshine Lake, Swan Lake AB, and Snipe Lake. The toxins can cause serious illness to both humans and animals who come into contact with the water.
All information on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com written by Ken Connors including all the Video and Photography.
Featured on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com is the CITY OF 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 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: 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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