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January oil and gas land sale a two-year low

January oil and gas land sale a two-year low

Drilling rights brought in $212,000 at the January land sale; lowest total of the past two years.
Peace valley family takes home top prize in canola yield contest

Peace valley family takes home top prize in canola yield contest

A canola farming family in the Peace River valley won top prize in a yield contest with last year's harvest—on land rented from BC Hydro that will be lost to the Site C dam reservoir.
New transmission line 'chasing customers for Site C,' Hydro critic charges

New transmission line 'chasing customers for Site C,' Hydro critic charges

Former opposition leader Adrian Dix says a trio of power lines, including a recently-completed project near Dawson Creek, are examples of BC Hydro "chasing customers" for the Site C dam.

Province announces training programs for aboriginal groups

The provincial government announced a series of skills training programs for First Nations communities in the Peace Region Thursday.
Taylor Fire Department saw fewer calls last year

Taylor Fire Department saw fewer calls last year

Taylor’s Fire and Rescue Department had a busy year in 2015, putting in more than 4,100 hours through calls, training and community events, and with the departure of Alan Stebbing as fire chief. Capt.
West Moberly First Nations reach project agreement on Coastal GasLink pipeline

West Moberly First Nations reach project agreement on Coastal GasLink pipeline

First Nation the latest to sign deal on 670-kilometre pipeline
Hitting the slopes for cancer research

Hitting the slopes for cancer research

Slopes for Hope is just around the corner, which means Peace residents have an opportunity to raise money for cancer research while taking in some serious powder. Skiers and snowboarders from around Northern B.C.
This day in history: Jan. 20, 1982

This day in history: Jan. 20, 1982

IGA has its day in court The owners of the old IGA Foodliner grocery store were in court on this day in 1982 facing charges of remaining open on Sundays in contravention of the Holiday Shopping Act.
Northern Health to hire 100 nurses by the end of March

Northern Health to hire 100 nurses by the end of March

"Relief is on the way" - BCNU president
Industry groups join Northeast B.C. Resource Municipalities Coalition

Industry groups join Northeast B.C. Resource Municipalities Coalition

The Northeast B.C. Resource Municipalities Coalition has a more powerful voice with new industry members welcomed into the fold this week. Energy Services BC, Northern BC Truckers Association, and the Fort St.