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Butler’s Spring

Sir William Francis Butler was travelling along the banks of the Peace River just in time to see the arrival of spring, 1873.  The sense of happy satisfaction that comes with the event hasn’t changed much since then 🙂 From … Continue reading

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The Original Ice Road Trucker

If you love watching Ice Road Truckers – and who doesn’t like to confront their worst nightmares from a safe, warm distance – you’ll want to take note of this: Alex Debogorski, first season favourite on the reality tv show, … Continue reading

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Penny’s Diary

Jeepers!  Most people reading this blog won’t remember Penny’s Diary, a Canadian wartime radio series and later a comic aimed at teenage girls.  It follows Penny, a lovesick brunette, and her less glamourous sidekick Jeanie through adventures similar to those … Continue reading

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Author Pearl Luke

October is Library Month, so here’s another post about a local author (it’s amazing how many there are: check the archives in the Authors and Writers category for more!). Pearl Luke is originally from Peace River.  She is the author … Continue reading

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Attention Authors and Writers!

If you are an author or writer with a Peace Country connection, we’d love to know all about you and your work with a post right here on Town Spirit.  October is Library Month, so now is the time to … Continue reading

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Hal Sisson, Local Author

Welcome to April, and hopefully spring! (Real spring, not calendar spring.) Enjoy this post 🙂 Hal Sisson was quite a guy. After serving in the war as an armourer servicing guns and turrets, he came back to the Peace Country … Continue reading

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More Local Authors

The Peace Country is full of authors and stories of all sorts!  Here is an odd couple: February 2013 was the anniversary of the Dawson Creek Disaster, an explosion that rocked the small town in 1943.  There is a a … Continue reading

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