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Dollars doled out for adult literacy in the Northeast

Dollars doled out for adult literacy in the Northeast

Peace region and Northern Rockies organizations helping adult learners improve their reading received more than $168,000 from the provincial government last week.
15 awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend (and a PSA)

15 awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend (and a PSA)

We’ve got Gymkhana in Wonowon and a farewell to summer fest in Taylor. And in Dawson Creek, the walk for ALS is on Saturday and a celebration of Indian culture on Sunday. See more below! Also, a reminder that the North Peace Leisure Pool in Fort St.
Northeast unemployment rate drops back down 5.5 per cent

Northeast unemployment rate drops back down 5.5 per cent

The unemployment rate in Northeast B.C. has dipped back down to 5.5 per cent for the month of August, according to the latest data from BC Stats released Friday.
Caribou conservation, LNG development lock horns

Caribou conservation, LNG development lock horns

A federal plan to shore up dwindling caribou populations appears to be at odds with British Columbia’s plan to build out its nascent liquefied natural gas industry.
This day in history: Sept. 4, 1987

This day in history: Sept. 4, 1987

Canadian Hunter announces gas exploration plans Canadian Hunter Exploration officials outlined major plans for natural gas exploration and production in the Deep Basin gas field south of Dawson Creek.
Province seeks comment on water regulations

Province seeks comment on water regulations

British Columbia residents have until Tuesday to submit comments about new water regulations that could affect the Site C dam and water used for hydraulic fracturing.
Hiking the West Coast Trail

Hiking the West Coast Trail

The West Coast Trail is a 75-kilometre hike from Bamfield to Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island. Hikers camp in all their supplies, and ‘leave no trace,’ which means they carry out all garbage they bring in.
Soggy Wednesday brings record rainfall; risk of frost Friday night

Soggy Wednesday brings record rainfall; risk of frost Friday night

Tired of the rain? Well, too bad, because it's another day where Peace Region folks are going to want to keep their umbrellas close at hand.
El Niño to bring warm, dry winter, forecasters say

El Niño to bring warm, dry winter, forecasters say

Despite current chilly temperatures, a mild fall and warm winter is in the forecast for northeastern B.C., forecasters say. Additionally, it will be a drier winter than normal, with precipitation expected to be below average levels.
Bernier holding first meeting with BCTF later this month

Bernier holding first meeting with BCTF later this month

B.C. Education Minister Mike Bernier is set to meet with the British Columbia Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker for the first time later this month.