Friday August 01, 2014



QUESTION OF THE WEEK

  • Would you support reopening passenger train service to Edmonton or Vancouver, even if it cut into air and bus service?
  • Yes
  • 86%
  • no
  • 14%
  • Total Votes: 110



  • Walter's great escape

    It wasn't until the first bullets hit the side of their apartment building that Walter Schoen's parents decided it was time to go.

    Up until then, Schoen said, his parents had been ardent anti-Nazis during Adolf Hitler's rise to power. His father was a local leader in the Social Democratic...

  • South African doctors are saving our lives

    On a Monday morning in July, around half a dozen people sat in the waiting room of the Eljen Medical Clinic in Dawson Creek.

    As per a sign on the front door, the patients had removed their shoes. Country music played through speakers in the ceiling. 

    One by...

  • Hundreds vie to join Site C from ground up

    Fort St. John played host to contractor speed dating for the Site C project on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Hundreds of contractors attempted to say why they were qualified to work on the proposed controversial Site C dam at two sessions at the Quality Inn.

    At the...

Local News

Rail bottleneck creates crisis for canola

Every summer, Northeast B.C.’s canola crop blankets tens of thousands of acres in brilliant...

How to live through the boom

It was supposed to focus on LNG development and its effect on life in the Northeast.

Ban fracking? Not a chance, says Northern Rockies mayor

After Bill Woollam asked Northern Rockies Regional Municipality to impose a moratorium on hydraulic ...

Station 44 homes may be rising soon in FSJ

Developers got the approval to rezone a certain area of land in the Station 44 project zone that...

DC RCMP search for suspects in Ron Pettigrew break-in

Police have reported that Ron Pettigrew Christian School in Dawson Creek was broken into early...

Local Sports

Unique tournament win for Girls U14 Strikers

Rain bombarded the city of Edmonton last weekend and well here in the Peace Region it was much...

Joyce honoured at B.C. Summer Games

Chetwynd native Dylan Joyce spent plenty of hours picking garbage simply to try and help out, never ...

Wild and Lawless Horse Show draws sold out crowd

There are plenty of ways to cement a legacy in the modern age, while most involve a YouTube video,...

Exciting finish to DCASL season

You can’t blame the winners of the Dawson Creek Adult Soccer League for latching on to the...

Ready to make an 'Impact'

The young volleyball community of Fort St. John will once again get an opportunity this year to...


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