Halloween safety tips ahead of trick-or-treating

With Halloween just a day away, Emergency officials around the Peace are encouraging families to stay safe while trick-or-treating. Safe costume tips: -          Wear bright costumes -          Make sure your costume fits -          Make sure your vision isn’t restricted -          Have proper footwear -          Don’t forget your flashlight Stay street ... Read more...

Group launches Site C lawsuit against government

The Peace Valley Landowner Association are taking legal action against the provincial government, following an environment assessment granted BC Hydro’s Site C Project. Ken Boon, The Association’s President, said the petition for judicial review was filed with the Supreme Court of BC to remove the assessment. “The certificate is invalid, ... Read more...

UNBC Professor joining fight against Ebola

Dr. Greg Thomas-Reilly has a history of communicable disease control and prevention. To utilize these skills, he'll take a six-month absence from his teaching role, and head to Liberia to help contain Ebola. He won't be directly working with the patients - instead, he’ll work with the medical staff treating ... Read more...

Robin's Donuts destroyed by fire in Fort Nelson

The Northern Rockies Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Fort Nelson in the early morning hours of October 28th. A blaze had broken out at the local Robin’s Donuts shop and when crews arrived flames were pouring out of the back and roof of the building. It ... Read more...

Peace region eager to distribute Canadian poppies

With the recent attacks on soldiers in Ottawa and St-Jean Richelieu, many are feeling an even greater sense of gratitude towards our men and women in uniform. The poppy is a Canadian tradition that stands for pride, unity, and most importantly it’s in recognition to those who have given their ... Read more...