A 56 year old man from Sylvan Lake is dead after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a bridge near Little Smoky.
Fox Creek RCMP say the accident happened around 7:30 Saturday night.
They say the man was travelling northbound on Highway 43 when he lost control of his bike.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Grande Prairie Drillers kicked off their regular season last night with a 44-14 home loss to the Central Alberta Buccaneers. They will host the Calgary Wolfpack next Saturday.
AAA Lights baseball academy won a pair of games over the South Jasper Place Jays on Saturday by scores of 7-6 and 11-2. The two teams will...
The recent hot and dry weather conditions across the region has led to the wildfire hazard being increased to very high in both the High Level and Slave Lake forest areas.
No new fire permits are being issued in the High Level area, as a fire advisory is also now in place.
Gusty winds in the Slave Lake area are...
Grande Prairie RCMP believe a pair of early morning fires in the Highland Park neighbourhood were deliberately set.
The first call came in at around 3am about a vehicle and structure fire in the 99th street and 90th avenue area.
There were people in the home at the time, however they were all able to get out safely.
It was 25 years ago this month that the Chinese spiritual discipline of Falun DaFa was introduced to the public.
Also known as Falun Gong, Falun DaFa consists of moral teachings for daily life based on the values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance, accompanied by meditation exercises.
It is practiced by over...
This week the Caribou Child and Youth Centre will be making a presence in the community for Victims and Survivors of Crime Week.
The campaign will run from May 28 to June 3 across the country.
The initiative's goal is to raise awareness about the issues facing victims of crime and the services that are provided.
Camp Tamarack will have a new addition to the facility in the form of a climbing tower.
Adventureworks has started construction of the 32-foot tower.
Spokesperson, Ken Belke says it is multi-sided.
"It's a three-sided tower, so its got a nose on one side and an overhang. Its got a concave wall on the other side...
A fire advisory is now in place for the Peace River Forest Area, thanks to the recent hot and dry conditions.
Fire permits are still in effect, but restrictions may be implemented if the hazard continues to increase, and new requests will now be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Residents are asked to take extra...
The Grande Prairie Drillers open the 2017 Alberta Football League season at home tonight as they welcome the Central Alberta Buccaneers to Legion Field.
The Drillers will be retiring James Kostuk's number 23 as part of a pre-game ceremony.
"He was the guy who created the Drillers, and has been with the team for 14...
The County partnered with Alberta Recycling Management Authority is putting on the annual recycling roundup at the Clairmont Centre.
Spokesperson, Jennifer Besinger says paints and other hazardous items can be disposed of for free.
"The electronics, batteries, oils, we except propane tanks as well, 60 pounds or under....