Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Delights of Lights!

It’s getting dark all too soon these Spirit River evenings, but we know how to counteract that… Christmas lights!  The town decorations are up on the light standards around town, and a few residents have their tiny twinklers up and … Continue reading

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Watch Your Back!

Well, Spirit River, it’s here again.  It’s snow shovelling season!  A necessary job, not a fun one, but it would be a lot less fun if you hurt yourself.  Make sure you are prepared, even for a little skiff like … Continue reading

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Discover the Wilderness Near Spirit River

Planning a hunting trip, an atv adventure, or a bird watching expedition?  Know your options near Spirit River! The Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) can help.  Their magazine, the Discover Alberta’s Wild Side 2010/2011 guide, is useful and has lots of … Continue reading

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Spirit River on Broadway

It’s an unlikely combination, but apparently true. A Canadian Broadway star, Tim Howar, (Hawryluk) was born right here in Spirit River, and even though he moved away while still a kid, he had his start in life right here. He … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis

Spirit River is a great place to see the mystic Northern Lights.  We have a big, dark sky, unpolluted by city lights, and we’re pretty far up North in Canada, the best place in the world to see the Aurora … Continue reading

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From Woking to World Wide Wonders

How does a kid from Woking end up being a world-renowned sports psychologist?  You’d have to ask Dr. Leonard Zaichkowsky. From small town Spirit River area roots, he worked his way up to a job as assistant professor at Boston … Continue reading

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