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No promises on Fair Share after 2015: province

Municipalities in Northeast B.C. have been promised they will receive the Fair Share money they were expecting this year, but anything beyond 2015 is up in the air.

To find underground water, researchers take to the sky

To learn more about water hidden beneath the earth, researchers are taking to the clouds.

Thirteen awesome things to do in the Peace Region this weekend

A slower weekend for public events, check 'em out below. Send in any event you have planned or upcoming to: dcreporter@dcdn.ca , or phone me: 250-782-4888 ext. 118.

Court sides with province in teacher's dispute

The British Columbia Court of Appeal sided with the B.C. government in a dispute with the province's teachers that spans more than a decade.

April 30 arrives with no Fair Share deal

April 30 has arrived, and the province and Peace Region municipalities have yet to sign a new Fair Share deal. What happens now? No one seems quiet clear.

Northern Health not just short on doctors; nurse practitioners also in demand

A recent report from Northern Health's Human Resources Board shows that aside from needing more doctors, the health authority also faces a general lack of medical professionals in other fields.

$30 million for First Nations LNG training

B.C. will put $30 million over the next three years towards Aboriginal skills-training, the government announced last week.

Controlled burns being conducted in the region

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is planning controlled burns near Fort St. John and Chetwynd between now and June 7.

16 awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

Ok. A few small things have changed to make this list a little more readable. You'll notice I have split the events up by city (genius, I know). Thanks to everyone for their feedback.

Peace Region farmers considering irrigation for the first time

Arrayed across a quarter section just south of the Peace River, in a barley field still muddy from spring runoff, lies a contraption that could be a sign of things to come.