Peaceful valley, turbulent past

December 12, 2014

Caroline Beam and her husband are determined to do what generations of her family before her tried, sometimes unsuccessfully: stop a BC Hydro dam. The Beams live with ...

Site C cost jumps to $8.5 billion

December 12, 2014

The cost just jumped for the proposed Site C dam. Premier Christy Clark’s office confirmed that $8.5 billion is “in the range” of how much Site C could cost – and that ...

Good Ole' Dayz liquor hours extended

December 12, 2014

Fort St. John City Council issued a recommendation to allow the restaurant Good Ole Dayz to serve liquor until 2 a.m. The move came despite concerns expressed by ...

Fort Nelson resident builds 20-foot snowman

December 11, 2014

Fort Nelson may be small, but it’s got a big snowman. A resident there, Lukas Mertelik, single handedly built a 20-foot tall snowman there this winter. Asked why he did...

Council approves funds to clean up downtown

December 11, 2014

Fort St. John City Council approved an extra $100,000 to better clean up downtown starting next year. Council made the decision at Monday’s meeting. According to a report...

Swan Lake gas rights sale worries residents

December 10, 2014

On a sunny day in early December, Allen Watson put the finishing touches on a pond hockey rink he built for his grandchildren on a frozen section of Swan Lake. Around ...

'Shrek the Musical!' hits the stage

December 10, 2014

The world’s most famous ogre has come to the Energetic City. North Peace Secondary School students are performing “Shrek The Musical!” – based off the famous movie series...

Man killed after Arras bridge collision

December 9, 2014

A man was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Monday, confirmed Barb McLintock, a media spokeswoman for the B.C. Coroners Service, and Dawson Creek Fire Department Chief ...

Def Leppard coming to Dawson Creek

Monster Truck X Tour coming to Dawson Creek

December 17, 2014

The Encana Event Centre in Dawson Creek has seen some shows that bring the noise, but the decibel level is about to go through the roof early in 2015 when the Monster Truck...

Tough weekend for Junior Canucks

December 15, 2014

Defense was supposed to be the message for the Dawson Creek Junior Canucks going into back-to-back games this weekend. That message didn’t exactly translate, as the team ...

Jr. Canucks clip Fairview Flyers

December 12, 2014

Dawson Creek Junior Canucks head coach – and last year’s North West Junior Hockey League coach of the year – Eric Fulton loves a good analogy. Just like his team, the ...

Morrison makes the hall

December 17, 2014

This will always be Denny Morrison’s home. The Fort St. John native, who now resides in Calgary, is always quick to acknowledge the impact growing up in the Peace Region ...

Senior Flyers soar over Falher

December 15, 2014

The Fort St. John senior Flyers are starting to make a habit of winning with a short bench. On Saturday night, the boys in blue hosted the Falher Pirates and grabbed ...

Hannah: The old man and the necklace

December 15, 2014

"What do you think of this?" The elderly man, shopping in the thrift store, held up his find, a shell necklace, designed in puka style with the shells on edge. ...

Hendry: Winter Wonderland

December 12, 2014

I was quite dismayed by the unseasonably warm weather earlier this week. I know that’s likely not the popular opinion among Peace Region residents, at least the ones I ...

Zwambag: More than presents

December 11, 2014

I love Christmas. The lights, the sounds, the smells, the people. It all makes me, excuse the term, very jolly. It’s even better now that we have kids. There is a certain ...

Huston: Set goals for yourself

December 11, 2014

As we indulge over the holiday season in the back of my mind is the dreaded New Year’s Resolutions. Some years I’ve been successful and some not so much. This got me ...

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