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Fort St. John mayor to talk resource development at BC Conservatives AGM

Fort St. John mayor to talk resource development at BC Conservatives AGM

Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman is one of a number of guests set to speak at the BC Conservatives annual general meeting on Saturday.
Winter tire rules in effect on Sunday

Winter tire rules in effect on Sunday

The provincial government's winter driving regulations come into effect on Sunday.
Airport looks to expand as passenger counts climb

Airport looks to expand as passenger counts climb

The North Peace Regional Airport is well over its passenger capacity, which means expansion of the terminal is looming on the horizon. Mike Whalley, managing director of North Peace Airport services, gave a presentation to members of the Fort St.
Adopt A School provides books to school libraries

Adopt A School provides books to school libraries

Book lovers can support select local school libraries by donating books. Chapters Indigo is once again holding its Adopt A School program, which helps provide books for high-needs school libraries across the country.
Bus drivers preach safe stop smarts

Bus drivers preach safe stop smarts

Most people know red means stop, especially when it involves flashing red lights and a big sign that says "STOP." However, that doesn’t often deter drivers who came upon a school bus dropping off kids in town and on the highway.
Province wants pot thoughts before retail rollout

Province wants pot thoughts before retail rollout

The B.C. government wants public feedback on how to approach the legalization of recreational marijuana. Residents can share their ideas and views on how to keep youth, neighbourhoods and roads safe from now until Nov.
Bernier running for Liberal leadership

Bernier running for Liberal leadership

Peace River South MLA Mike Bernier wants to be the next premier of British Columbia. The South Peace MLA announced his bid for the BC Liberal leadership Monday in Vancouver.
Court Docket: September 18-22

Court Docket: September 18-22

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending Sept. 22. Fort St.
Premier Horgan defends taxpayer subsidy for political parties

Premier Horgan defends taxpayer subsidy for political parties

Premier John Horgan is defending a “temporary” taxpayer subsidy for political parties, saying it is necessary to eliminate the influence of union and corporate money on B.C. politics.
NEBC wants provincial action on illegal dumping, bus funding, ambulance services

NEBC wants provincial action on illegal dumping, bus funding, ambulance services

Annual Union of B.C. Municipalities meeting kicks off Sept. 27