Tag Archives: Alberta

December is Upon Us!

It is almost December.  Are you running off your feet yet?  To help keep you organized this busy season, here’s a chronological calendar of events in the Spirit River area.  Please add more if you don’t see something you know … Continue reading

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Spirit River’s 40th Christmas Craft Show

It’s that time of the year again: time to gear up for Christmas by spending some fruitful hours shopping and visiting at Spirit River’s massive Christmas Craft Show!  The variety of goods, the great majority of which are hand made … Continue reading

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Curling History

The snow has flown, the ice is frozen.  Time for curling!  Here in the Peace Country, where ice and cold are free and plentiful for almost half of every year, curling has always been a major attraction.  Any little hamlet … Continue reading

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Eaglesham Students Spend the Night in the Trenches

This year was the sixth year students from Eaglesham had first hand experience of digging trenches, battle maneuvers, and sleeping out in the cold – finding just a small taste of what the soldiers of World War I would have … Continue reading

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South African Scrip

The Peace Country could have gotten its name because of the land grants given to soldiers returning from wars.  Many took up homesteads here, far from the battlefield, in the safe and peaceful, if isolated, prairie land of northern Alberta … Continue reading

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National Bee Diagnostic Centre

If you hail from the Peace Country, you are in on a great secret: our region produces some mighty tasty honey!  But did you know, we also have “the first comprehensive laboratory in Canada to provide a full array of … Continue reading

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