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5/25/2018

District of Taylor celebrates upgrades to sewer infrastructure

This afternoon the District of Taylor celebrated a major upgrade to the town’s infrastructure. District officials and Prince George – Peace River – Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the district’s new $1.2 million sewer lift station. The upgrades began last April after the federal ... Read more...
5/25/2018

FSJ for LNG hosts synchronized rally this weekend

FSJ for LNG is revving up for yet another truck rally. On Saturday, the group is hosting a synchronized rally with other grassroots organizations in Langley, Fort Nelson, Smithers and Kitimat. The two-part rally will kick off at the Alaska Highway Frontage Road near UFA and head towards Charlie Lake ... Read more...
5/25/2018

Bumstead calls Rotary Lake meeting an 'important opportunity' for swimming facility's future

Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead is calling the upcoming Rotary Lake meeting an 'important opportunity' to decide the future of the swimming area. Council unanimously voted to hold the public meeting at their April 30 council meeting. Staff will be providing a timeline and presentation surrounding the key areas and ... Read more...
5/25/2018

City of Dawson Creek and RCMP investigating vandalized bus shelters

The City of Dawson Creek and the RCMP  are investigsting after several bus stops have been severely damaged. City staff say several bus shelters have been vandalized and that they they are working with police to catch the culprit. The city says the bus shelter at 13th Avenue and 95th ... Read more...
5/25/2018

Fort St John RCMP believe John Banky was murdered

RCMP in Fort St. John now believe John Banky was murdered. The 56-Year-Old man was reported missing on March 30th, after his trailer was found on fire on Hannaford Road near Highway 29, and pickup truck was also found ablaze near the Charlie Lake golf course. Human remains were found ... Read more...
5/24/2018

18 Sports chosen for the Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games

Fort St. John's turn to host the BC Winter Games is coming up fast. The Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games tournament isn't scheduled to take place soon, but preparations are already underway. The BC Games Society announced today the 18 sports that will be part of the games. ... Read more...
5/24/2018

Wildfire smoke prompts smoky skies bulletin for the Peace Region

A smoky skies bulletin has been issued for the Peace Region as winds continue to draw smoke from several large wildfires burning north of Fort St. John. According to BC Wildfire Service the largest fire is over 28,000 hectares and is burning 3 kilometres Southeast of Muskwa outside Fort Nelson. ... Read more...
5/24/2018

BBQ held in Fort St. John for 4-year old girl battling cancer

A BBQ was held today at the North Peace Savings and Credit Union for a girl fighting a battle with neuroblastoma. 4-year old Natalie Small lives with neuroblastoma. It is a type of childhood cancer that starts in young nerve cells in the sympathetic nervous system. The staff from NPSCU ... Read more...
5/24/2018

Community Pitch-In Week in Fort St. John

Victoria Day Long Weekend is the unofficial start to summer and also the beginning of Community Pitch-In Week in Fort St. John. Pitch-In Week is an event that brings residents together to collect garbage, debris, and litter within the community. Just over 3,800 locals have signed up to give back ... Read more...
5/24/2018

Liberal Government blocks Chinese investor that wants to take over Site C contractor

The Trudeau Liberals have blocked a Chinese investor that wanted to take over the company that provides contracting work at the Site C project. The proposed $1.5 billion takeover of Canadian construction giant Aecon Group Inc. by a Chinese state-owned enterprise was blocked yesterday. The Liberals say the federal government ... Read more...