Monthly Archives: October 2011

Spirit River Quiz VIII: Guts and Glory

As with Quiz VII, Quiz VIII is all about stories you’ve read on Town Spirit!  If you’ve been keeping up with the blog, this should be a snap.  It’s all about people from Spirit River and area who have got … Continue reading

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October is Library Month

Submitted by Tracy Skoworodko, Spirit River Municipal Library Librarian A library membership is a wonderful item to have.  It allows you access to so many great features in the library as well as online.  This wonderful card gives you access … Continue reading

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Celebrating Libraries!

October is Canadian Libraries Month!  What better way to celebrate than to read… a book about the beginnings of our Peace Country libraries. That book is Book Guy: A Librarian in the Peace.  The author is Howard Overend, the Book … Continue reading

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CBC’s Alberta Cultureville

In connection with Alberta Arts Days and the CBC’s 75th anniversary, the corporation ran a contest to name the most culturally cool community in Alberta.  What place was declared Albert’s “Cultureville”?  Peace River! You can read the full article here. … Continue reading

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New Dinosaur in the Peace

Pachyrhinosaurus lakustai isn’t the only dinosaur to be found in the Peace Country.  Last month a hadrosaur found in the banks of the Red Willow River back in 1989 was introduced as a new species of duck-billed dinosaur.  After much … Continue reading

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Local Author Introduces Her Third Book

Karen Bass is a farm girl from High Prairie who now lives in Hythe.  She’s a  former librarian who turned to writing full-time this year. On October 1st, Karen Bass introduced her third young adult novel in Grande Prairie at … Continue reading

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