The County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service reported
a hike of 214 calls for service in 2018—compared to 2017—for a regional total
of 1,888 calls.
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The owner of the former Sears building in Grande Prairie is
changing how it plans to market the empty space. Vice President of Northern
Alberta Leasing for Artis REIT Randy Mudryk says they are following in the
Prairie Mall’s footsteps.
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Canadian Tire held the soft opening of its new location in
Grande Prairie Thursday morning after closing its old location on Sunday.
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The City of Grande Prairie is currently working to repair
potholes on municipal roadways and expects crews to be “on top of it” by the
end of the week.
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Secondary suites may soon be allowed in the new section of
Wembley. The Town is looking at changing the land use bylaw to allow a separate
living area within a single detached home. Chief Administrative Officer Lori
Parker says the changes would only apply to certain lots.
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The Grande Prairie Catholic School District will soon decide
if high school classes should continue to be offered at St. Mary’s Catholic
School in Sexsmith.
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Grande Prairie residents are paying high property taxes due
to a lack of revenue sources rather than high levels of spending, according to
former city councillor Rory Tarant.
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Grande Prairie will be losing a grocery store as Freson
Bros. announced Tuesday that it would not renew its lease in the Southview
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Three Grande Prairie neighbourhood associations will get the
extra funds they have applied for. City council has approved dividing up
$20,000 in Parks Improvement Grants to groups in Signature Falls,
Cobblestone/Riverstone and Country Club. Councillor Chris Thiessen says the
annual grants give groups the ability to create their own living environment.
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City Council approved a leave of absence for Coun. Clyde
Blackburn, who is being treated for leukemia, during a Monday meeting.
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