Are you a road tripper? A back road explorer? An admirer of the unique, the useful & under viewed? We could use your help! There are thousands of sites across northern Alberta that make one wonder about the why, the when, and the how. We are trying to answer those questions via the History Check [...]
History Check is Exceeding its Goals & Strengthening Northern Alberta Communities. Site by Site; Story by Story; Listing by Listing Since our launch in October, we have been spreading the word across northern Alberta about this historical, educational & economic development tool created for the region. Our goal was to have 500 downloads [...]
One Volunteer Invests 10,000 Hours into Heritage & Tourism Mobile App There is a movement afoot in northern Alberta - a mobile app that places sites of interest on a map and are found through "Community Menus", "Near Me" functions and by Keyword Search". These Points of Interest or Site Listings cover everything [...]
The Power of A Word's Search-Ability The technology of today changes the face of travel and road trips into northern Alberta and it's all about the power of a word - or phrase - and the ability to Search It. Of course there is also Community Menus & Near Me [...]
Happy 3rd Birthday to the History Check Concept! A toddler on steroids is a good description of the History Check mobile app. Wow! It seems like yesterday that the meeting where the idea and concept took place. That group included Athabasca Archives , Athabasca Heritage Society, Edmonton & District Historical Society, Smith Community Development Council , Athabasca County [...]
Volunteers have found a cause they believe in, see the value of, and as such they are willing to give of their time to further that cause. They may not be able to give donations, but they can certainly stuff envelopes, send emails, and share social media posts to further the cause.