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Culling looks ahead after DC rodeo finish

Culling looks ahead after DC rodeo finish

It wasn’t the homecoming Stephen Culling was hoping for, but he enjoyed it nonetheless. The Fort St. John steer wrestler returned home for the Dawson Creek Exhibition and Stampede Aug.
Cyclists take to the hills, raise $15K for diabetes

Cyclists take to the hills, raise $15K for diabetes

The mission is to turn Type 1 into Type None. That’s the phrase commonly heard from Dan Webster, organizer of the Tour of the Peace, the bike tour held to raise money for Type 1 Diabetes research. The second annual tour went on Aug.
Learning about the road we travel

Learning about the road we travel

Dori Braun did a lot of research on the Alaska Highway before writing her song for its 75th anniversary CD
Grizzly bear trophy hunt to be banned in B.C.

Grizzly bear trophy hunt to be banned in B.C.

The B.C. NDP government acted on another campaign promise Monday by cancelling the grizzly bear trophy hunt across the province while still allowing people to kill the bears for meat.
B.C.’s minimum wage rises to $11.35 per hour on Sept. 15

B.C.’s minimum wage rises to $11.35 per hour on Sept. 15

B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a 50-cent raise next month as the NDP government takes its first steps toward a promised $15 minimum wage. The new NDP administration confirmed Tuesday it will honour the B.C.
Fall Fair celebrating 70 years this weekend

Fall Fair celebrating 70 years this weekend

Seven decades of fall fair and agricultural traditions will be celebrated in the North Peace this weekend. The North Peace Fall Fair is celebrating its 70th anniversary Aug.
Fatal ODs remain down

Fatal ODs remain down

Illicit drug deaths, including those caused by fentanyl, are down in the Northeast, according to recently released data.
Smoke advisory lifted, fire bans remain in place

Smoke advisory lifted, fire bans remain in place

The smoky skies advisory has ended for Peace River North and South.
Court Docket: August 8-11

Court Docket: August 8-11

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending Aug. 11. There were no cases up for sentencing in Fort Nelson or Hudson’s Hope.
Q&A: Natural Resources Minister Doug Donaldson

Q&A: Natural Resources Minister Doug Donaldson

Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson has been tossed in headfirst into a crisis his first weeks as the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.