Monthly Archives: July 2012

Dunvegan Fresh Air Market

For over 150 years, Fort Dunvegan has played host to traders travelling from afar with all sorts of good to trade.  People have met, passed on the news, perused others’ goods, and bought or traded food, supplies and handcrafted items. … Continue reading

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The Group of Seven’s Spirit River Connection

The Group of Seven (1919 – 1932) was and is the most famous circle of pioneering Canadian artists.  Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald, A.Y. Jackson, Frank Johnston and Frederick Varley were landscape painters – interested in capturing … Continue reading

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For Anneli

Anneli is Town Spirit’s top commenter, so here are some pictures of her home town, Dawson Creek.  Thanks Anneli!

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Roadside Attraction Features on the Big Screen

Kokanee is making a movie this summer, due in theatres in 2013.  The plot?  Who knows, but it features Canadian actors, Canadian bands, and crazy props from basements all over Canada. You can watch a trailer for It’s the Movie … Continue reading

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Answers to Quiz XII: Butterflies

Butterflies are difficult to identify!  How did you do with Town Spirit’s 12th quiz?  Check your answers with the ones below, keeping in mind that these are best guesses and not necessarily spot on.  If you have experience with identifying … Continue reading

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Northern Lights over Dunvegan Bridge

We’ve been missing some spectacular northern lights due to smoke and cloud cover lately, but at least we can still have a look at some from a few years ago.  Check out this too short video time lapse of the … Continue reading

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Peace Valley Guest Ranch

The name says it all: if you are looking for a quiet, restful getaway in the beautiful Peace River valley – and who wouldn’t? –  then Peace Valley Guest Ranch is for you. Nestled between the river and the rolling … Continue reading

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