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New doctors on the way for Dawson Creek, Fort St. John

New doctors on the way for Dawson Creek, Fort St. John

New doc due in Chetwynd in February 2016.
North District RCMP could trade plane for helicopter

North District RCMP could trade plane for helicopter

A shuffle in the B.C. RCMP air wing could see North District Mounties lose a plane but gain a helicopter.
Gold miner sets sights on change in carrying the Libertarian flag

Gold miner sets sights on change in carrying the Libertarian flag

A gold miner is hoping to make history by becoming the region's first Libertarian MP.
First Nations file financial reports

First Nations file financial reports

Four out of seven First Nations in northeastern B.C. have filed their First Nations Financial Transparency Act documents by the July 29 deadline.
Local unemployment climbs for fifth straight month

Local unemployment climbs for fifth straight month

The number of people out of work and looking for a job in northeast British Columbia continues to rise. The region posted a 6.4 per cent unemployment rate for July, according to Statistics Canada's latest Labour Force Survey.

Real estate sales down nearly 25 per cent in 2015

Tanking commodity prices are letting some of the air out of Fort St. John's ballooning real estate market. Home sales in Fort St. John were down nearly 25 per cent in the first half of 2015, according to recently released data from the B.C.
Bo Hedges ready to represent Canada at Parapan Am Games

Bo Hedges ready to represent Canada at Parapan Am Games

Since 2007, Bo Hedges has won just about everything there is to win on the wheelchair basketball scene.
In fundraising race, Conservatives take the lead

In fundraising race, Conservatives take the lead

Going into the 2015 federal election, one party has a whole lot more money for lawn signs. According to returns filed with Elections Canada, the local Conservative riding association in Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies brought in $21,439.
It's feast or famine for highway funding in the North Peace

It's feast or famine for highway funding in the North Peace

Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer has made headlines over the last week with a spate of federal funding announcements to improve highways across the Peace Region and in the Northern Rockies.
Worker camps continue to crop up despite downturn

Worker camps continue to crop up despite downturn

Worker camps continue to crop up in the Peace Region despite drilling slowdowns in B.C.'s oil patch.