Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fall Colours

We’ve had a beautiful, long fall in the Peace Country this year -certainly one to savour. Have you sat in the sun today?  Maybe you can bask before these pictures for a moment 🙂 If you love fall in the … Continue reading

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Nearly Hallowe’en

Light the candles and turn out the lights, grab a blanket and curl up with the internet to read some spooky stories about Spirit River.  Hallowe’en is nearly upon us!  Hear that chain rattling?  Follow the links! The Ghost of … Continue reading

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Michael Spencer

The other director/producer of Peace River, a 1941 documentary about the Peace Country filmed by pioneers of the Canadian film industry was Michael Spencer (see Thursday’s post to start at the beginning). In 1939, Spencer came to Canada from Britain … Continue reading

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James Beveridge

James Beveridge, film maker, co-founder of the National Film Board of Canada and director/producer of more than 80 films was one of the great Canadians of the film industry.  From 1940, beginning with On Guard For Thee, Beveridge made short … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Mayor and Council Members

Spirit River welcomes back incumbent Mayor Allen Georget and Councillors Terry Boomgaarden, Herman Sellin, Denise Skoworodko, Brenda Stanich, along with newcomers to council Garth Glassel and Paul Pike. Congratulations to all candidates for a friendly campaign, and thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Cast Your Aye on This

Get on over and cast your vote! Don’t neglect your ballot! Which candidate will have your vote To yield the mayoral mallet? Today is the day, everyone!  Be sure to carry out your civic duty and put your x in … Continue reading

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The Craftsman and the Photographer

Today you are invited to skip over to another local blog, Randy Vanderveen Photography, to enjoy the meeting of a professional photographer and a fine craftsman, fiddle maker Lester Webb of Eaglesham.   Beautiful instruments deserve a talented photographer! If … Continue reading

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