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Encana sweet gas plant avoids environmental assessment

A large natural gas processing plant planned for a section of land about 25 kilometres northwest of Dawson Creek has been given the green light to proceed without an environmental assessment. Encana Corp.
Gold seekers rush the Peace at gold panning tournament

Gold seekers rush the Peace at gold panning tournament

The Peace Region had a golden weekend in Taylor. Dozens of families turned out to Peace Island Park to participate in Taylor’s annual World Invitational Gold Panning tournament.
NDP look to crack Tory dynasty

NDP look to crack Tory dynasty

Conservatives have held riding since 1972
Federal election kicks off; Zimmer with Tories, Keller with Libertarians off to head start

Federal election kicks off; Zimmer with Tories, Keller with Libertarians off to head start

The race to the Oct. 19 federal election has officially begun. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the start of the 78-day campaign this morning in Ottawa.
Highway 97 upgrades near Taylor to start next month

Highway 97 upgrades near Taylor to start next month

Dawson Creek’s Brocor Construction Ltd. awarded $11.7 million of $17 million project
$500,000 in heavy machinery stolen in Tumbler Ridge

$500,000 in heavy machinery stolen in Tumbler Ridge

Bulldozer, excavator, storage trailers and pumps stolen from lay-down site

15 awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

From Grizfest to gold panning, there’s lots to do this long weekend
With election rumours flying, MP announces $100 million in projects

With election rumours flying, MP announces $100 million in projects

Peace Region MP Bob Zimmer makes 17 funding announcements in one week
B.C. rig counts down 30 per cent in July

B.C. rig counts down 30 per cent in July

But, there's a larger percentage of B.C. rigs drilling
Judge strikes down attempt to halt timber sales

Judge strikes down attempt to halt timber sales

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has turned down the Blueberry River First Nation’s attempts to stop the B.C. government from selling the rights to cut down timber in a certain area of their traditional territory.