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Fair Share offer a 'slap in the face'

According to information released by the City of Fort St. John, the province's proposal calls for progressively lower Fair Share revenue per capita over the lifespan of the deal

Fracking health report criticized

A report commissioned by the provincial government about fracking's impact on health is not without its critics. Last Thursday, the province released the Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) for oil and gas development.

Clock is ticking on Fair Share negotiations

Peace Region leaders have just 23 days to negotiate the multimillion dollar Fair Share deal with the province, and they can't seem to get along.

Peace River Haven to become an addictions centre

It has sat empty for years, but the Peace River Haven building in Pouce Coupe is still filled with reminders of its past life. A sunroom near the entrance of the former seniors home is packed with rows of empty hospital beds.

26 Awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

It seems that there is never a dull weekend in the Peace. The happiest event in the north, the Fort St. John chocolate festival is this weekend! See below for details. If workshops are your thing, there are two coming up this weekend in Fort St.

Fracking health report says risks in northeast are low

A recently released study says that the health risk associated with oil and gas activity in Northeast B.C. is “low” and within established guidelines.

Suspected serial fuel thief strikes Pouce Coupe businesses

A notorious gasoline thief has allegedly set up shop in the Peace Region, according to Dawson Creek RCMP.

School District 59 still grappling with bus dilemma

Options on the table include sponsorship, changing routes — even closing schools

Charlie Lake dog lucky to be alive after wolf attack

Last Tuesday morning, the Peck family was going about their normal routine. They let the dogs out on their rural property in Charlie Lake, then got ready for work.

The winter that was: How the 2014-15 season stacked up

Winter officially came to an end Friday — as much as winter can be said to "end" in a region that sometimes gets snow in August. How did winter 2014-15 stack up to seasons past? It depends who you ask.