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GRANDE PRAIRIE
ALBERTA, CANADA

Grande Prairie is the largest city in northern Alberta with a population of over 68,556. (2015 census) It is now the 5th largest city in Alberta
. With the annexation Jan 1, 2016 the population is now estimated to be over 70,000.

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 200 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, Jackpot Grill, Oriental Wok and more.



Feature Page on Grande Prairie Home Improvements - Renovations


The 2015-2016 NPHL consists of 7 teams.
EAST DIVISION: Falher Pirates, Grimshaw Huskies, Manning Comets and High Prairie Regals.
WEST DIVISION: Spirit River Rangers, Fort St John Flyers, and Dawson Creek Canucks.
(Grande Prairie, Lakeland Eagles-McLennan, Hythe Mustangs, and Valleyview Jets are not playing this year)

NPHL Hockey Schedule-Scores


SPECIAL FEATURE
Daily Herald Tribune History
Photos/Video 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.

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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 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 2016 -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.

July 2016: Rainbow Automotive closed its doors as a result of the downturn in the economy. Also Lux Kitchen Bath and Lighting also closed its doors. But on the positive side, new businesses are opening in Grande Prairie. RPM Marine (a division of Risley Machining) is a boat shop located at 9036A-108 Street. It can build boats right from scratch. Also Tilted Kilt Restaurant will be opening soon in the former Township 71 Bar and Grill Location, 10622-99 Avenue. A new Meat Shop opened just north of the north A&W on 100 Street.

NEW VIDEO Grande Prairie Street Performers Festival
Entertainment comes to the streets of downtown Grande Prairie as the streets are blocked off for many acts from around the world, also face painting, bouncey castles and more. Three days of fun for the whole family. July 22-24, 2016.
View VIDEO> (2:32min)
NEW VIDEO Grande Prairie CANADA DAY PARADE
Each year the City of Grande Prairie features the Canada Day Parade and DiscoverThePeaceCountry.com gives a front row seat as Ken Connors takes his video camera right into the middle of the street to capture all the action.
View VIDEO> (28.07min)

June 2016: Red Light Cameras are back in Grande Prairie at four intersections. (100 St and 132 Ave, 100 St and 116 St, 100 St and 84 Ave, 100 Ave and 116 St. They are four high volume collision locations.


NEW VIDEO Murals Alaska Highway House -10201-10 Street
The Alaska Highway House in Dawson Creek is one of the newest attractions with many displays and films showcasing the history of the Alaska Highway. 30,000 soldiers and civilians built the 2,288km highway in 9 months. There are many murals on the building.

View VIDEO> (1:27min)
NEW June 2016: NEW videos have been added that includes a 360 VIEW of the Boat Launch and the Lake at Swan Lake Provincial Park BC. View video> (:53sec) Also view the Fish Ladder: View VIDEO> (:59sec), also the entire Campground featuring the campsites View VIDEO> (4:13min). NEW 360 VIEW Video featuring downtown Pouce Coupe has just been added View VIDEO> (1:59min). Video of Rolla BC featuring downtown and residential View VIDEO> (2:55min), Downtown Dawson Creek View VIDEO> (3:20min), Lac Cardinal Lake AB, View VIDEO> 2:32min

The Grande Prairie Stompede Parade
To kick off the 2016 Stompede there were a number of businesses in the City who had Pancake Breakfasts, as well on the day before all the action was a parade held right downtown Grande Prairie.

View VIDEO> (5:35min)


May 2016: Weyerhaeuser pulp mill near Grande Prairie was sold for $2.2 billion to International Paper. Weyerhaeuser employs more than 300 people with the pulp mill with an additional 300 with the timberlands and sawmill division. - After 28 years Astro Annie has retired from Big Country 93.1FM radio. Each morning she featured the horoscopes and was also the Sales Manager of the radio station. -Former Big Country FM sales and 2Day Fm general manager, Grant Berg has left radio to open the Grant Berg Gallery, located downtown Grande Prairie featuring original work of about 35 local artists. - The Bed Shoppe has opened a 2nd location on the west side of Grande Prairie, near the old Future Shop location.

April, 2016: Winner of the Grande Prairie Dream Home is 23-year old oil patch medic, Pamela Reesor. She is single and plans on moving in with a couple of roommates. -The Provincial Government announced its first Budget and has committed $54 million to finish the Highway 43X bypass on the northwest part of Grande Prairie. The 12 km will take 2 years to complete that will include a 4-lane divided highway with 3 bridges. -The new Grande Prairie Hospital will see $337 million for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. At this time the exterior is about 90% complete and the interior is at the drywall stage. -Grande Prairie smashed a 73 year old weather record as it reached 29.4 degrees beating previous April 18th high of 21.1 set in 1943.



DUAL CAM Videos of MAINSTREETS
28 NEW VIDEOS featuring the left and right side of the downtown of
Beaverlodge, Berwyn, Donnelly, Eaglesham, Fairview, Falher, Girouxville, Grande Prairie, Grimshaw, Grouard, High Level, High Prairie, Hythe , La Crete, La Glace, Manning, McLennan, Nampa, Peace River, Rycroft, Spirit River, Valleyview, Valhalla Centre, Wanham, Wembley, Woking, Rolla BC, Dawson Creek BC
ARCHIVED NEWS: To review other years, visit the following archived pages on this website:
GRANDE PRAIRIE NEWS: 2016.. 2015.. 2014.. 2013.. 2012.. 2011.. 2010.. 2009 .. 2008.. 2007 ..2006 ...2005 ... 2004 .. 2003 ... 2002... 2001..

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


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VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
2016 STREET
PERFORMERS
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 2:32 min
CANADA DAY PARADE 2016
(Grande Prairie
PLAY > 28:07 min
2016 Stompede
Parade 2016
GrandePrairie
PLAY > 5:35 min
SANTA PARADE
Dec 6, 2015
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 12:10 min
VIDEOS
VIDEO - SPECIAL EVENTS
GP STORM
2015-2016 Season
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 1:00 min
100 YEARS CELEBRATION
GrandePrairie 2014
PLAY > 5:23 min
SWAN FESTIVAL
Saskatoon Lake
April 2013
PLAY > 4:43 min
2012 MUDBOG
SHOW AND SHINE
Grande Prairie
PLAY > 5:58 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 200 LOCAL VIDEOS

Featured 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, 2016 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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