Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dunvegan Summer Events

Keep up with events at Historic Dunvegan Park online here or on Facebook! August is full of fun things happening down at the river: Amphitheatre Entertainment, Saturday August 2nd at 2pm.  Drama, humour and history under the sun! Annual Fresh … Continue reading

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August Hours at the Pool

Lots of people are soaking up the sun and splashing in the Spirit River’s outdoor pool, the Richardson Pioneer Central Peace Aquatic Centre!  Check out the August schedule so you can plan your visit.  See you there!

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The Cabin of the Bard of the Peace

If you are in the Fairview area, head out to the museum at Cummings Lake.  Among other buildings in the outdoor town-style museum, you’ll find the cabin once occupied by John Sweeny, The Bard of the Peace or The Poet … Continue reading

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Herb Sellin: Showing at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

This is an update on a post published July 16th.  Today there is further information on the show from the Grande Prairie Herald Tribune.  Click through to read 🙂 This July the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will be hosting … Continue reading

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Local Veteran Honoured

70 years after the invasion of Normandy, a local veteran has received France’s highest honour because he was there, in the midst of the D-Day landings, driving a tank.  George Kusyk, now aged 91, was one of 48 veterans to … Continue reading

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Saskatoon – The Prairie Berry

In the original Cree the word is Mis-sask-quah-too-mina. Sir William Francis Butler called them Saskootum berries or poire (pepper) berries. Depending on where you are from, you might have heard the names Service berries, June berries, Shadberries, Sugar Pear, or … Continue reading

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