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Child quarantined, but measles not yet confirmed in Northeast B.C.

Child quarantined, but measles not yet confirmed in Northeast B.C.

While there have been no new cases of the measles infection confirmed in Northeast B.C., one young boy is in quarantine and Northern Health is reminding residents to make sure their immunizations are up to date.
Encana output from Montney surged for 2018

Encana output from Montney surged for 2018

Encana Corporation reported significantly higher production from the Montney in 2018, but Duvernay production declined. The Montney delivered 190,700 boe/d for the year, up from 126,700 boe/d.
Coastal GasLink sidestepped hereditary chiefs authority, pipeline opponents say

Coastal GasLink sidestepped hereditary chiefs authority, pipeline opponents say

Coastal GasLink is being accused of sidestepping the rightful hereditary chiefs of the West'suwet'en First Nation in its effort to win support for its plan to build a natural gas pipeline through its territory.
Lheidli T'enneh suing Enbridge over pipeline blast

Lheidli T'enneh suing Enbridge over pipeline blast

The Lheidli T'enneh First Nation is suing Enbridge.
Taylor, Fort Nelson receive grants to plan evacuation routes

Taylor, Fort Nelson receive grants to plan evacuation routes

The District of Taylor and the Northern Rockies RM are two of 60 communities splitting $1.5 million in provincial money to plan evacuation routes.
Opposition presses B.C. government on Trans Mountain following court dismissal

Opposition presses B.C. government on Trans Mountain following court dismissal

The opposition Liberals pressed the B.C. NDP government this week, following the dismissal by a judge to declare unconstitutional an Alberta law that could restrict the flow of refined oil products to B.C. In particular, B.C.
School District 60 stresses need for new schools in updated facilities plan

School District 60 stresses need for new schools in updated facilities plan

A new middle school, a new high school, and replacement schools for Charlie Lake and Ecole Central are the top priorities in School District 60's latest long range facilities plan.
Sawmills reach tentative agreement with union

Sawmills reach tentative agreement with union

The union representing workers at 13 northern B.C. sawmills is recommending they accept a tentative agreement with the operations' bargaining agent.
Court Docket: February 18 - 22

Court Docket: February 18 - 22

Sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending Feb. 22, 2019.
Industra-Liard Construction awarded Alaska Highway remediation contract

Industra-Liard Construction awarded Alaska Highway remediation contract

The federal government has awarded a $2.27-million contract to remediate and deactivate a stretch of the old Alaska Highway near Petersen Canyon — one that has become a unique backcountry trail in the Northern Rockies.