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GRANDE PRAIRIE
ALBERTA, CANADA

Grande Prairie is the largest city in northern Alberta with a population of over 55,000
(estimated at 60,000)

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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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.

$369,900 9230-128 Avenue Grande Prairie, Alberta
Immaculate Home! Oversized garage! Excellent location! This modified bilevel sits on a large fully fenced and....
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Feature Page on Grande Prairie Home Improvements - Renovations


The 2013-2014 NPHL consists of 10 teams. EAST DIVISION: Falher Pirates, Grimshaw Huskies, High Prairie Regals, Lakeland Eagles (McLennan), Manning Comets, (Valleyview Jets are not playing this year). WEST DIVISION: Hythe Mustangs, Dawson Creek Canucks, Spirit River Rangers, Grande Prairie Athletics, Fort St John Flyers.
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Daily Herald Tribune History
1980's -2000's

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GRANDE PRAIRIE RADIO STATIONS
Special spotlight on all five Grande Prairie Radio Stations.
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BEYOND THE PEACE COUNTRY
features the communities west of Dawson Creek to Prince Rupert BC. NEW FEATURE
Bijoux Falls, Mackenzie, Prince George, Vanderhoof, Fort St James, Fort Fraser, Fraser Lake, Burns Lake, Houston, Telkwa, Smithers, Moricetown Canyon, Old Hazelton, Terrace, Prince Rupert.


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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, Dawson Creek and Fort St John.


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 2014 -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.

Dinosaur Museum Takes Shape.
April 2014: The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum located at Wembley Alberta is under construction and is taking shape as the roof has been installed.The doors are scheduled to open to the public in December 2014.
(enlarge photo)

April, 2014: The Den Pub and Calvery is now open in the former Lions Den Pub location and Zone Sports Grill, next to the Casino in Grande Prairie.

Grant Berg who has been with Big Country 93.1 Radio, Grande Prairie as announcer and more recently as salesman has left the company after 23 years to join 104.7 Free FM Radio Grande Prairie, taking on the position of General Manager.

March 2014: The 2014 Peace Country Classic Agri-Show takes place each year at Evergreen Park. (March 6-8, 2014) You can view a NEW Video spotlighting some of the events including a clip of Lyle West of Big Country 93.1 Radio as well as Dave Martin, Agri-show president.
View VIDEO> (2:35min)

March 31, 2014: The price of a stamp goes up today from 63¢
to 85¢, when you buy bulk, and for just one stamp it now costs $1.00.

March 2014: Earl's Restaurant was to re-open in Apri but were faced with delays in the renovation. A fire closed it down and now may not open til August. Also the Sawmill Restaurant was to open in the spring in the old Dukes location, but it too has had some construction delays which means it may not open for some time. -Photos of the Inside of the 2014 Grande Prairie Dream Home are now posted on DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com. Feature page/photos. -The Daily Herald Tribune is cutting more staff as they are laying off all Pressmen as well as the Distribution Staff responsible for inserting flyers. The DHT is selling their presses and will be printed in Edmonton. Flyers will also be inserted into the paper there, while the Fairview Post and Peace River Record Gazzette will be printed in Leduc, Alberta . It wasn't that many years ago that the DHT had over 60 full time employees plus many part time staff, with count now dropping to around 20 full time staff.

Well known local photographer Paul Pivert has passed away
Feb 2014: Paul Pivert left us on Family Day, February 17, 2014. From 1973 to 2002 he was the owner of Panda Camera, Grande Prairie. Over the years, he attended many major events with camera in hand and has donated those photos to the South Peace Regional Arhiives (enlarge photo Paul Pivert, March 2013).

Feb 2014: Another wing is being added to the north side of Westgate Centre (west end of Grande Prairie) with more businesses to come. In the Main area, Sleep Country will open soon and Couclair is now open.

Paul Pivert
Feb 2014: Home sales in January 2014 in Grande Prairie is less than latst year at that time. About 168 homes were sold this year which is a decrease of 1% and the average price of a home was $324,385 which was up by 23%.



NEW SIGN at Muskoseepi Park Entrance.
Jan 2014: One of the most presitge parks in the City of Grande Prairie has a new sign. The sign stands 3 metres tall made of aluminum and is a silhouette of a bear. (Bear Creek) The total cost of the project which also included new lighting, benches came around $500,000. (enlarge photo)

Jan 2014: The After Hours Walk-In Clinic has opended in Grande Prairie January 17, 2014, located south of Crystal Centre along 97 ave (#201-10104-97 Ave) Open only 4 days a week Sat & Sun 10am-10pm and Mon & Fri 5pm-10pm. -The 2014 Grande Prairie Dream Home is under construction near last years, east of the City, Carriage Lane Estates. Tickets are now on sale with home planned to be open for viewing Feb 28, 2014. Photo of Dream Home, prizes etc. CLICK HERE> -The Great Northern Casino has expanded by 2,600 sq ft, includes a 250 seating area. - Harvey's Restaurant will open in Grande Prairie Jan 27, 2013, with a 2nd location to open located across from the Eastlink Centre opening in May, 2014.


FIREWORKS DAZZLE CROWDS AT MUSKOSEEPI PARK.
Dec 31, 2013: One of the best fireworks took place in front of thousands of people on New Years Eve, to help kick off 2014, the year of Grande Prairie's 100th Anniversary. The Fireworks was non stop for 12 minutes and DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com now features an edited version of the Fireworks.
View VIDEO> (6:38min)
GRANDE PRAIRIE SANTA PARADE - Now on Video
Dec 1, 2013: It was a stormy Sunday afternoon as many people of all ages gathered downtown Grande Prairie for the Santa Parade. DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com has again captured this event on video.

View VIDEO> (9:26min)

NEW DUAL CAM Videos of MAINSTREETS NEW
23 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, Manning, McLennan, Nampa, Peace River, Rycroft, Spirit River, Valleyview, Wanham, Wembley, Woking,

CONTINUED: To review other years, visit the following archived pages on this website:
GRANDE PRAIRIE NEWS: 2014.. 2013.. 2012.. 2011.. 2010.. 2009 .. 2008.. 2007 ..2006 ...2005 ... 2004 .. 2003 ... 2002... 2001..

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

Grande Prairie's 100th Anniversary Homecoming is planned for the August long weekend in 2014. Many committees are meeting making plans for the celebration.

Construction of the Phillip J Currie Dinosaur Museum is underway near the highway at Wembley. A grand opening is planned for the later part of 2014.

Grande Prairie Real Estate:
Local News & Sports
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VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
SWAN FESTIVAL
Saskatoon Lake, AB
April 2013
PLAY > 4:43min
2012 MOTOCROSS RACES
Beaverlodge
PLAY > 2:17 min
2012 MUDBOG
& SHOW AND SHINE
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 5:58 min
2012 STREET PERFORMERS
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 2:00 min
VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
CANADA DAY PARADE 2013
(Grande Prairie
PLAY > -:25:42 min
HYTHE MUSTANGS
NPHL - 2013-2014
PLAY > 3:30 min
DAWSON CREEK CANUCKS
NPHL - 2013-2014
PLAY > 3:28 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> (2:15min)
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> (2:58min)
MORE LOCAL VIDEOS > CLICK HERE
Now featuring over 150 LOCAL VIDEOS



Featurerd 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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