Luke Ettinger


Luke Ettinger is a video journalist working for CBC Edmonton in Grande Prairie. Reach him at

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Expanding suicide prevention programs will reach northern Albertans where they live

Casey Szmata started a support group after her own daughter died by suicide in 2012. Today, she's working to make sure that kind of help is available for more people in northwestern Alberta.

Business owners optimistic after Grande Prairie's downtown revitalization

The multimillion-dollar revitalization of Grande Prairie's central business district is beginning to pay dividends with new businesses taking root in the city's core.

With loss of indoor pitch, Grande Prairie soccer club forced to turn away 150 players

The head of a Grande Prairie soccer club says there aren't enough places for everyone to play this winter as a former indoor pitch is set for demolition. 

Northern Alberta climbers hope for larger indoor training facility

Rock climbers in northern Alberta are collaborating with the City of Grande Prairie on plans for a facility to help the sport reach new heights in the region. 

Northern Alberta EV driver says charging infrastructure needs a boost

Keith Gropp of Grande Prairie says he feels like his Ford Mustang Mach-E is restricted to city driving this winter due to a lack of fast-charging infrastructure along Highway 43, which connects Grande Prairie with Edmonton. 

Northern Alberta dinosaur museum hosts Ukrainian refugees for a holiday party

A Christmas celebration with a Cretaceous twist saw dozens of Ukrainian refugees in northwestern Alberta gather at a dinosaur museum to share a meal, a movie and some holiday magic.

Fixed-wing air ambulance service grounded for winter in 3 rural Alberta towns

Fixed-wing air ambulances will be landing at fewer rural airports across Alberta this winter due to safety concerns, but some worry the move will put lives on the line. 

Ski hill in northern Alberta damaged by landslide rebounds after community helps rebuild

A northern Alberta ski hill is rebounding after a landslide tore through the property along the Wapiti River in 2020. 

LGBTQ people in northern Alberta speak out after vandalism incidents

LGBTQ people in Grande Prairie said they are feeling vulnerable after repeated reports of mischief police said demonstrate a hateful attitude toward the community.

Northern Alberta cricket association looks for city to pitch in with more infrastructure

Growing interest in the sport of cricket in northern Alberta has organizers asking the city of Grande Prairie to look for ways to help expand with more infrastructure.