Grande Prairie

As A Small Town Girl, I'm Proof Success Is Not Location Dependent

Komal Minhas | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Komal Minhas

When I tell people I am from Grande Prairie, Alberta their response is usually surprise followed by some sort of joke or comment related to being red neck. Well, this small town girl has a big heart and even bigger dreams. I am at my core a country girl and my, oh my, has it served me well.

RCMP Injured In Violent Grande Prairie Arrest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - A Taser electronic stun gun was used by the RCMP in northwestern Alberta to subdue a man who had rammed a police vehicle and t...

Plane Crashes Near Busy Baseball Diamond

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - No one was hurt when a light aircraft crash landed in a grassy field adjacent to ball diamonds in northwestern Alberta.RCMP in...

REPORT: Helicopter Pilot Drunk Before Deadly Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

FOX CREEK, Alta. - An investigation has determined a helicopter pilot was drunk when he died in a crash in northern Alberta last year.A report by the ...

Fire Destroys Grande Prairie Houses

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - An overnight fire destroyed two homes and extensively damaged two others in a new neighbourhood in a northwestern Alberta city...

'Knockout Game' Leaves Boy With Broken Jaw

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was assaulted in an attack connected to a so-called "knockout game." Cathy Rode said ...

Stupid, Scary Hoax Ends In Charges

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Two Alberta men have been charged after a hoax had at least one person convinced they had been witness to an abduction. Grande Prairie RCMP went ou...

Police Name Two Charged In Child Abduction

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - RCMP in northern Alberta have released the names of two people charged in the abduction of a baby that was in a truck that was...

Three Charged In Baby's Abduction

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - RCMP in northern Alberta say they will be charging three people in the abduction of a baby left inside an idling truck.Police ...

Amber Alert Called Off, Baby Found Unharmed

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

UPDATE: RCMP have called off an Amber Alert for a seven-month-old Grande Prairie baby who went missing earlier today. According to officials, police r...

AMBER ALERT: Baby Kidnapped In Northern Alberta

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

An Amber Alert has been issued for a seven-month-old Alberta baby who has been taken in a stolen truck in Grande Prairie. The girl, named Addison, ...

LOOK: It's Only Some Hockey In A Mall Parking Lot

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

The polar vortex that descended over most parts of Canada over the New Year prompted many Canucks to revisit their relationship with winter. Most o...

Grande Prairie Snowboarder Dies In Deep Powder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A woman from Grande Prairie, Alta., has been identified as a snowboarder killed outside the Powder King Mountain Resort north of...

22-Year-Old Charged After Teen Killed In Crosswalk

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - Charges have been laid against a man arrested in the hit-and-run death of a teenage pedestrian in northwestern Alberta.The cha...

Driver Who Killed 4 Teens In Crash Gets Parole

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - A driver who caused a crash that killed four high school football players in northern Alberta has been granted day parole.Bren...

Mounties Move In On Armed Freeman Holding Out In Cabin

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - RCMP have arrested a man as part of their investigation into allegations that a group of self-proclaimed sovereign citizens ha...

Gunplay Feared As Freemen-On-The-Land Occupy Alberta WIlds

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

Fears of gunplay surround the latest Freemen-on-the-Land incident being investigated by Alberta police. A group of men, who describe themselves as ...

Freemen-On-The-Land Refuse To Obey Eviction Notice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - RCMP say they're working towards a peaceful solution after reports that some self-proclaimed sovereign citizens have taken ove...

Alberta City Agast At Being Named Among Most Dangerous

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Alberta

Grande Prairie has been named one of the top 10 most dangerous cities in Canada by Maclean’s magazine and officials in the northern Alberta city not...

'Priceless' Fossil Deliberately Destroyed

CBC | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada

Someone has purposefully destroyed an “irreplaceable” dinosaur skeleton that was meant to be displayed at a new fossil museum in northern Alberta,...

Alberta Couple Celebrates 100th Grandchild

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.29.2012 | Canada

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - In a season that celebrates family togetherness, two Alberta grandparents have more to celebrate than most.Viktor and Aneta Ur...

5 Injured In Alberta School Bus Crash

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada

A school bus collided with a pickup truck 50 kilometres east of Grande Prairie, Alta. Monday injuring four children and one adult. ...

4 Teens Die In Alberta Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2011 | Canada

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - Four teenaged boys in northern Alberta were killed and a fifth has critical injuries after a pickup hit their car.Police say t...