Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas!

Town Spirit wishes everyone the merriest of Christmases this year!  All the best to you and yours, wherever you are when you read this, and may your day be one of special contentment.

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Christmas Past

These days the Christmas Season in the Peace Country is full of trips to Grande Prairie to buy supplies at box stores and see Santa at the mall.  We put up sparkly decorations and electric lights, watch Christmas specials on … Continue reading

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Christmas a Century Ago

If you managed to avoid the shopping crowds in Grande Prairie today, maybe you’ll have a moment to read this article about how the season was celebrated 100 years ago, when Grande Prairie was still very much an isolated, small … Continue reading

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Xmas Explained

What’s your view on the use of “Xmas” rather than “Christmas”?  Lately, it seems, discussion has been swirling about this spelling.  Some find it offensive while some use it freely. Many believe Xmas to be a lazy abbreviation at best; … Continue reading

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Spirit River Traditions

What are your holiday traditions here in Spirit River? Do you take an evening drive, or even an old fashioned walk, to view the Christmas lights, decorated windows, and garlanded trees in cozy windows? Do you go out to the … Continue reading

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Spirit River in Print

This post was originally published in October, but there is an update: Lori Knutson has released a sequel to Ghosts of Northumberland Straight.  Charly Pederson is back and ready for more adventure in Where There’s a Will. Author Lori Knutson … Continue reading

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