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7/30/2014

Public forum on resource development stirs up debate

The Dawson Creek and District Chamber of Commerce held a panel discussion Tuesday evening to address concerns vocalized by residents in regards to the city's projected growth in resource development and living with the changes. Roughly 50 residents from around the Peace Region showed up for the presentation on Resource ... Read more...
7/30/2014

Dawson Creek finds silver lining in unsuccesful U18 bid

The Mile Zero City got an update on their proposal to host the 2016 under-18 International Women's Hockey Championships...unfortunately, it wasn't good news. St.Catherines Ontario beat out Dawson for the honour of showcasing the world’s best young female hockey players. Despite the bid coming up just short, Director of Community ... Read more...
7/29/2014

Christmas in July food drive raises $3,630 for women in need

The Fort St. John Women's Resource Society began 33 years ago, aimed towards helping any struggling female get their life on track.  Today, they still live by those same values.  So when Sun FM and The Bear asked them if they'd like to help out in their annual Christmas in ... Read more...
7/29/2014

Horse rider's test their skills in Wild N' Lawless "Cowboy Challenge"

The rules are simple; guide your horse through 14 different obstacles in eight minutes or less. The cleaner the ride, the better the judges score.  "You need to have really good horsemanship skills," said Myrna Thiessen, a horse rider out of Prince George. "You need to have control of your ... Read more...
7/29/2014

Government works to connect rural Canadians to high-speed internet

On Monday MP Bob Zimmer announced the start of the Conservative government's efforts to expand affordable high-speed internet to 98 per cent on Canadians by 2017. “We know the connectivity is just a reality in today's world and the market is on the internet and that's just the way it ... Read more...