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Court Docket: August 21-25

Court Docket: August 21-25

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending Aug. 25.
Rodeo impresses at Halfway River

Rodeo impresses at Halfway River

From high school riders looking to increase their skills to professional riders making an appearance, the 16th Halfway River Valley Round-Up Open Rodeo was perhaps the best yet. Taking place Aug.
Campfire ban will be lifted at noon

Campfire ban will be lifted at noon

Get those marshmallows and hot dogs ready, campers—the campfire ban has been lifted for the Peace Forest District. The Prince George Fire Centre says its campfire ban is lifted effective at noon today.
NDP: B.C.'s surplus proof of 'unbalanced' approach

NDP: B.C.'s surplus proof of 'unbalanced' approach

Province will release interim balanced budget on Sept. 11
Fall Fair dedicates building in honour of Adeline Kelly

Fall Fair dedicates building in honour of Adeline Kelly

As far as fall fairs go, Adeline Kelly has seen it all and done it all in the North Peace, for all 70 of them when they began in earnest here in 1947.
Edwards, Twomey families named pioneers of the year

Edwards, Twomey families named pioneers of the year

Lyle Edwards moved from Manitoba to Dawson Creek in 1958 to work in construction. Frances Burnard moved from Saskatchewan to Pouce Coupe in 1957 and worked as a nurse in the Pouce Coupe Hospital.
2017 North Peace Fall Fair Results

2017 North Peace Fall Fair Results

Results from the 2017 North Peace Fall Fair, held Aug. 18 to 20, 2017. Some results still outstanding. Check back later for updates. NPFF $500 Bursary Haylee MacLean Heavy Horse Pull 1. Gilbert Dillman 2. Murray Miner 3.
Court Docket: August 14-18

Court Docket: August 14-18

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending Aug. 18.
Energy minister, mayors look to build common ground

Energy minister, mayors look to build common ground

Peace Country pride and building sustainable communities were just some of the takeaways for new Energy Minister Michelle Mungall following her visit to the region last week. Mungall had two jammed back-to-back days Aug.
Legislature recalled for Sept. 8

Legislature recalled for Sept. 8

A new three-month legislative session will begin Sept. 8. MLAs will return to Victoria on a Friday with a speech from the throne, with a new budget expected the following week. MLAs will sit for 37 days until Nov.