The Grande Prairie Daily Tribune got its start as the Grande Prairie Herald on 25 March 1913 by William C. Pratt, Publisher and editor. The newspaper eventually amalgamated with the Northern Tribune in 1939 to form the Herald-Tribune. It went through several name changes, owners, editors and amalgamations over the years until present day.
Frontier Signal, 1914–1916
Grande Prairie Herald, 1913–1938
Northern Tribune, 1932–1939
Daily Herald Tribune, 1964 to present
Requests for obituaries:
The Grande Prairie & District Branch, Research Committee will assist in filling your request. Our obituary index includes the Daily Herald Tribune from 1964 to present. For obituaries before or after these dates, please contact the Grande Prairie Branch. The library has a complete collection of newspapers for the district on microfilm.
Entries vary with the amount of information given in the obituary. Each will have minimal information, such as: name, age, death and the title of the newspaper it originates in. Please view the index and submit your request by email or post.
Cost per copy:
The service fee per obituary is $15.00. The cost includes a photocopy of the obituary, postage, plus title of the newspaper, date and page number. All payments should be in Canadian funds. We accept cash, personal cheques or money orders. Sorry, we are unable to accept credit cards or PayPal at this time.
Our sincere gratitude to Laura Turnbull who originally started indexing the Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune. Since then, several members have contributed their time to the project.
Abbreviations used for indexing this newspaper were:
- Daily Herald Tribune (DHT)
- Grande Prairie Booster (GPB)