Monthly Archives: February 2013

More on the Archaeology of the Peace

The Peace Country may have played a very important role in the peopling of the New World.  A number of tantalizing finds have turned up that suggest that this area was one of the earliest explored by ancient people, which … Continue reading

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More Local Authors

The Peace Country is full of authors and stories of all sorts!  Here is an odd couple: February 2013 was the anniversary of the Dawson Creek Disaster, an explosion that rocked the small town in 1943.  There is a a … Continue reading

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The Poohkay Site

Simple stones, taken up by stranger’s hands 10,000 years ago, unable to tell all their secrets despite being so tangible and unchanged today: the artifacts discovered by sharp eyes in the Peace Country are tantalizing links to the past. The … Continue reading

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Montgomery Steele

The Peace Country is a hotbed of country music artists, including Montgomery Steele, who was proving his mettle beginning in the 90s. Steele was a campfire crooner, fond of river boating and the laid back attitude of the Peace Country.  … Continue reading

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Full Moons

Almost every month, a full moon graces the earth.  Once in a blue moon there’s a Blue Moon (a second full moon in one month), and, much more rarely, sometimes there is no moon in a month.  The month is … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend

There are plenty of events happening in Spirit River and area this weekend.  Have some fun and attend: Rycroft Northern Winter Frolic, February 23rd at Rycroft Community Hall.  Doors open at 5:30 and there is supper, events and a dance … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral): The Archbishop Born in Spirit River

This post was first put up in February of 2011 Spirit River has been the birth place of many amazing people, but perhaps the best known and loved in the world is Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral). His story starts back in … Continue reading

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