Brady Ratzlaff

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Nitehawk to open in late April for the first time ever

By Brady Ratzlaff
April 18, 2018 - 5:30am Updated: April 19, 2018 - 5:51am

Snowboarders and skiers alike can rejoice as Nitehawk has announced it will be open this weekend.

Assistant General Manager Jonathan Clarkson said the ski hill will operate for five months for the first time ever, thanks to the latest blast of snow.

Photo courtesy Hospice Palliative Care Society Facebook page

Hospice Palliative Care Society hosting first ever 'Planning it Right'

By Brady Ratzlaff
April 15, 2018 - 6:00am

The Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society is hosting its first ever 'Planning it Right' event.

Event Coordinator Teanna Havell, says the purpose of the event is to provide information to the public on an issue that doesn't get brought up enough.

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Annual Cash and Camping Lottery kicked off Monday, over half a million in prizes up for grabs

By Brady Ratzlaff
April 10, 2018 - 6:00am Updated: April 10, 2018 - 9:20am

The 19th Annual Cash and Camping Lottery kicked off on Monday outside the Great Northern Casino.

Co-Chair of the Lottery Committee Rachel White says there is a wide variety of prizes this year totalling over $450,000.

Saint Lawrence Centre Food/Item Drive
Saint Lawrence Centre Food/Item Drive Photo courtesy Saint Lawrence Centre Facebook page

Saint Lawrence Centre in need of funds to extend hours

By Brady Ratzlaff
April 9, 2018 - 5:30am

The Saint Lawrence Centre for the homeless is in need of $25,000 to extend its hours. It wants to go from two days a week to full-time this summer.
Project Lead Jared Gossen says that funds have dried up which can be partially blamed on the cold weather this past winter.