Monthly Archives: June 2014


Congratulations to everyone who is now on summer holiday!  Maybe you got to sleep in this fine Monday morning! Summer is a lot of fun in the Spirit River area!  Please check out the Summer Fun category if you need … Continue reading

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Canoeing Across Canada

If you liked the post about the Peace Country cross-country paddlers, you might want to check out the book written by a member of the crew.  Jon P. van Tamelen wrote Canada by Canoe: Hudson Hope, British Columbia, to Montreal, … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Donation Day

Don’t forget to load up your boxes and bags to take over to the Curling Rink tomorrow! The Spirit River Centennial Committee is hosting the giant, community yard sale to raise funds for the Centennial Celebration in 2016.  This is … Continue reading

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Paddle To Expo

You wouldn’t expect ten men from the Peace Country to make much of a splash at a World’s Fair, but just such a ripple spread all the way across the country to Expo ’67.  Sometimes the journey is more important … Continue reading

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Answers to Quiz Time

Let’s see how much you know about the history of this place… Once again, the questions, this time with the answers. 1.  Where was the first government liquor store in the Peace? Pouce Coupe.  It was a very civilized place … Continue reading

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Dr. William Greene

Many men and women who were early residents of the Peace Region are admired for their tough pioneering spirit, their bravery and tenacity in the face of the vast, cold north.  A few early comers had even more than that … Continue reading

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Quiz Time!

Remember, if you have an idea for a quiz about Spirit River and area, please send it in.  We would love to post it right here.  Just email  It’s easy 🙂 For now, here’s another history quiz for the … Continue reading

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