Tag Archives: Spirit River Alberta

Municipality of the Year

Congratulations to the MD of Spirit River, this year’s winner of the Municipality of the Year award given by PREDA! If you’re with Facebook, be sure to check out “Municipal District of Spirit River”. You may also discover wonderful local … Continue reading

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Town of Spirit River Festival of Trees

The annual Festival of Trees is on here in Spirit River!  Come and see the beautiful trees, wreaths, displays and gingerbread houses made with care by locals, including many entries from the schools and community groups.  The silent auction is … Continue reading

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The Night Shift Labours of Jack Frost

This post was first published when Town Spirit was just a few months old, in November of 2010. As beautiful as the frost has been, it is still nice to think that winters always pass and summers always come – … Continue reading

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Winter’s Blast

This week’s -20s blast of cold air, snow and frost makes last week’s mild introduction to winter seem very tame.  But here we are tough.  We can take it!   If you have a photo of the Peace Country to … Continue reading

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We Remember

Spirit River’s Remembrance Day services begin with the laying of the wreath at the cenotaph at 10:30 a.m., followed by the march to the Centennial Hall for further services at 10:45. In Rycroft service begins at 10:30 at the Community … Continue reading

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Time to Remember

Remembrance Day is Tuesday, but one’s thoughts often turn to stories of war, heroism and veterans at other times as well. Please take a few moments to browse the Our Veterans category to read local veterans’ stories. If you 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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