Grande Prairie


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Grande Prairie

(Fr. gräNd prâ'rē`), city (1991 pop. 28,271), W Alta., Canada, NW of Edmonton. It is the chief business center for the Peace River valley farming area. The discovery of oil and natural gas in the region in the late 1970s led to a short boom which dramatically increased the city's population. The Northern Winter Carnival is held in the city annually.
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As a long-term owner of assets, the company's wind projects include the 300-megawatt Jumbo Road project near Hereford, Texas; 168-megawatt Pinyon Pines I and 132-megawatt Pinyon Pines II projects, located near Tehachapi, California; 81-megawatt Bishop Hill II project in Henry County, Illinois; 400-megawatt Grande Prairie project in Holt County, Nebraska, which will begin construction in 2015; and an up to 225-megawatt Walnut Ridge project in Bureau County, Illinois, which is still in development.
We took some of our minor players (from the Grande Prairie association) there," Regnier said of his ventures to Horse Lake last year.
In 1911, they settled on a patch of land and built a small log cabin, which became the first Grande Prairie Hospital.
First indication of the multiple murders near Grande Prairie was brought to light about 4:00 am on Thursday, 20 June 1918, when a settler named Dan Lough saddled a horse on his farm three miles north-west of Grande Prairie and raced towards town.
Like many cities throughout North America, Grande Prairie experienced high growth in the late 1970s, with accompanying demands for infrastructure and increasing capital debt to meet the demands, followed by economic downturns and low growth in the 1980s.
Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$40 million (US$37+ million) of equipment items and trucks at an unreserved public auction in Grande Prairie, AB on April 9 - 10, 2014.
I am proud to see the Grande Prairie region benefit from our Government s support for community infrastructure," said MP Warkentin.
Eight of the eight public school divisions wholeheartedly agreed (we should host the event)," said Willier, the First Nations, Metis, Inuit coordinator for Peace Wapiti School Division, which serves Grande Prairie and surrounding area.
A Grande Education: One Hundred Schools in the County of Grande Prairie, 1910-1960
University of Alberta student Tetsuto Miyashita and Frederico Fanti, a paleontology graduate student from Italy, made the discovery near Grande Prairie, 450 kilometers northwest of Edmonton.
GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB -- The Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission has opened a residential treatment program for problem gamblers at the AADAC Northern Addictions Centre (NAC) in Grande Prairie.
The researchers carried out a laboratory study and two mill trials to find out if reducing the pH or adding chelant could reduce the Mn content of effluents at the Weyerhaeuser pulp mill in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
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