Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter Time

Happy Easter, Spirit River and area, especially to those who are off on Spring Break!  Maybe by the time you’re back the grand melt will have begun (again)….

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Answers to Spirit River Quiz 15

If you aren’t a real history buff, this quiz was probably quite difficult.  Treat it as a “did you know?”… read the answers and now you know! 1.  Back in the early 80s, what overseas country could pick up CKUA … Continue reading

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Peace Country Musicians

The Peace Country is bursting at the seams with talented people.  Most have webpages of their own where you can find out all about them and hear the music they make.  Check out this sampling of three: Jeff McCann, Peace … Continue reading

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A Snippet From History

From the Edmonton Journal of August 1, 1925: In the great democracy of the Peace there is a place for every enterprising young man.  Fred Kingsley was formerly a barber.  He stropped up his razor for the last time as … Continue reading

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Spirit River Quiz 15

Here we go, another set of wicked questions about Spirit River and area.  This one will take you back – way back! 1.  Back in the early 80s, what overseas country could pick up CKUA radio (Alberta’s finest) while Spirit … Continue reading

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Roy Forbes

That’s Roy Forbes the famous Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, not the hockey player.  This Roy Forbes was born in Dawson Creek in 1953.  Back then he was known as Bim, a nickname.  At age 18, the big city of Vancouver … Continue reading

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From Manitoba to Spirit River

Did you know that many of the elk you see in the Spirit River area are descended from elk shipped in from Banff? 1964 was the first time elk from the mountain parks were brought north to this region, which … Continue reading

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