Thursday July 31, 2014


Survey results are meant for general information only, and are not based on recognised statistical methods.

  • Rail bottleneck creates crisis for canola

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

    "You almost need sunglasses to look at it," said Irmi Critcher, a grain farmer near Taylor and a board member at the B.C. Grain Producers Association.


  • How to live through the boom

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

    But a big town hall meeting full of local officials that took place Tuesday night in Dawson Creek brought out a dizzying array of issues over a marathon, three-and-a-half-hour session.

  • Ban fracking? Not a chance, says Northern Rockies mayor

    After Bill Woollam asked Northern Rockies Regional Municipality to impose a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, British Columbia’s northernmost municipality did the opposite – it issued a letter in support of the controversial procedure.

    The NRRM’s letter, issued by Mayor...

Local News

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...

Dawson Creek reports illegal dumping

Without upgrades to how it handles dumping at its raw sewage treatment facility, the city of Dawson ...

FSJ Council says no to residential rezoning

Fort St. John City Council has voted to keep a currently empty zone as commercial, rather than...

Hollywood Video to open new DC store

A Victoria-based company plans to do something that might seem impossible in the age of cheap...

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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