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Peace Region doctor shuffle sees a loss of 10, but a gain of 14

Peace Region doctor shuffle sees a loss of 10, but a gain of 14

The most recent doctor changeover in the region will see long-time physicians parting ways with the Peace, but also new professionals stepping into the scene. Dawson Creek will say goodbye to Dr.
Bylaw change would allow for four dogs per home in Taylor

Bylaw change would allow for four dogs per home in Taylor

Pet owners in Taylor will be allowed to keep up to four dogs in their home under proposed changes to the district’s dog control bylaw. The draft proposal will come before a Taylor council committee meeting Monday, before being adopted in April.
New Big Bam event promises to get heart pumping

New Big Bam event promises to get heart pumping

The Big Bam Ski Club is looking to host a new event this June called the Big Bam Vertical Slam, a ‘vertical challenge’ race, and the non-profit is looking for funding help to pull it off.
Camping reservations open for 2016 season

Camping reservations open for 2016 season

Online camping reservations are now open for most provincial campgrounds, including Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park.
UPDATE: Helicopter, SAR team join search for 15-year-old missing from Dawson Creek

UPDATE: Helicopter, SAR team join search for 15-year-old missing from Dawson Creek

Denny Poole missing since March 12
Court docket March 14-18

Court docket March 14-18

Here's what happened in Peace Region courts for the week ending March 18, 2016. Courts in Chetwynd, Hudson's Hope and Tumbler Ridge saw no files up for disposition.
Winter tick study targets mangy-looking moose

Winter tick study targets mangy-looking moose

A study gauging how mild winters and climate change are impacting infestations of winter ticks on moose across B.C. is underway, and the province is asking for the public to help count mangy moose.
B.C. leads the way in record-setting year for electricity exports

B.C. leads the way in record-setting year for electricity exports

B.C. led the way in a record-setting year for Canadian electricity exports, according to new data from the National Energy Board.
This day in history: March 18, 1996

This day in history: March 18, 1996

PRRD ponders CT scanner for Dawson Creek After upgrades at the Queen Elizabeth II in Grande Prairie saw that hospital get a newer model CT scanner, the Peace River Regional District was debating whether it was worth it to get their own at the Dawson
Ritchie Bros. auction sets records, but most equipment will stay in Canada

Ritchie Bros. auction sets records, but most equipment will stay in Canada

Heavy equipment auctions held in Grande Prairie this week set records, with more than $62 million changing hands during one of the worst oilpatch downturns in decades.