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Driver being treated in the Lower Mainland after weekend collision with semi near Chetwynd

Driver being treated in the Lower Mainland after weekend collision with semi near Chetwynd

The unidentified driver of a Chevrolet Cavalier is being treated for injuries after colliding with a transport truck early March 5 on Highway 97 near Groundbirch. Alcohol and road conditions may have been a factor in the crash, police say.
Alaska Highway News returns to weekly publication schedule; Mirror to broaden editorial coverage

Alaska Highway News returns to weekly publication schedule; Mirror to broaden editorial coverage

The Alaska Highway News is returning to its roots as a weekly community newspaper effective March 31 of this year.
Veresen Midstream's Saturn gas plant moves to next phase

Veresen Midstream's Saturn gas plant moves to next phase

Veresen Midstream has approved a $930-million expansion to its existing Saturn natural gas plant near Groundbirch. The company made the announcement with the release of its fourth quarter 2015 results March 9.
Workshop helps municipalities develop economic vision

Workshop helps municipalities develop economic vision

Consultants from the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training visited Taylor on Wednesday for a timely discussion on economic development in the region as it copes with the latest downturn.
Rod and Gun Club fears Site C land transfers could cut off backcountry access

Rod and Gun Club fears Site C land transfers could cut off backcountry access

Hunters and anglers in Northeast B.C. say they're worried a series of under the radar negotiations to transfer Crown land to First Nations impacted by Site C could cut off access to the backcountry.
Charlie Lake crash victim identified

Charlie Lake crash victim identified

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a Yukon woman killed in a head-on crash in Charlie Lake on the weekend. The woman is identified as Heather Marina Barnfield, 52, of Whitehorse.
NDIT CEO Janine North to retire this fall

NDIT CEO Janine North to retire this fall

Janine North will be retiring from her position as CEO of the Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT) this fall. In a press release Wednesday afternoon, NDIT said North's retirement comes after more than 10 years of working for the organization.
Mammoth tooth discovered by seven-year-old to be displayed at Tumbler Ridge museum

Mammoth tooth discovered by seven-year-old to be displayed at Tumbler Ridge museum

This latest addition to the Peace Region Paleontology Research Centre adds context to the ice age in the Peace
Grizfest 2016 partial lineup announced

Grizfest 2016 partial lineup announced

Grizfest 2016 released part of its planned lineup Wednesday morning.
Arctic blast dumps record snowfall on Fort St. John

Arctic blast dumps record snowfall on Fort St. John

It was a snowy weekend in Fort St. John and there's a new record to prove it. According to Environment Canada, a total of 17 centimetres of the white stuff blanketed the city over the weekend, with a record 9.