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Blizzard Bike Club to develop new trails in Beatton Provincial Park

Blizzard Bike Club to develop new trails in Beatton Provincial Park

The Blizzard Bike Club has a new home base for mountain biking in Beatton Provincial Park. The club has secured approval to build a 5.7-kilometre loop inside the park as part of a partnership agreement with BC Parks.
11 answers to questions about Ottawa's Trans Mountain ownership

11 answers to questions about Ottawa's Trans Mountain ownership

Last week, the government of Justin Trudeau took a surprising and dramatic step to salvage the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline twinning project.
Northeast B.C. wildfire update — June 6

Northeast B.C. wildfire update — June 6

Steady rain has helped BC Wildfire Services wrangle the Tommy Lakes wildfire under control. The fire is 70 per cent contained, and listed at 22,000 hectares in size. There has been no growth on the fire over the last several days.
Plan for Northern B.C. beef packing plant gets boost

Plan for Northern B.C. beef packing plant gets boost

The provincial government has committed up to $450,000 towards development of a beef packing plant to Prince George. B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham announced the funding June 1 during the B.C.
Stalled economy cost Northeast B.C. hundreds of jobs, thousands of workers in 2017

Stalled economy cost Northeast B.C. hundreds of jobs, thousands of workers in 2017

Northeast B.C. shed 600 jobs and 2,300 workers as a result of a stalled economy in 2017, according to a new report released Monday.
Northeast B.C. wildfire update — June 4

Northeast B.C. wildfire update — June 4

Today's rain is bringing relief to BC Wildfire Service crews at the Tommy Lakes wildfire. There has been no growth on the fire over the last few days, which is estimated at 22,000 hectares and 40 per cent contained.
Court Docket: May 28 - June 1

Court Docket: May 28 - June 1

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Peace Region courts for the week ending June 1, 2018.
Fatal accident on Rose Prairie Road

Fatal accident on Rose Prairie Road

A car accident on the Rose Prairie Road claimed the life of one person late Sunday night. Fort St. John RCMP were called to the scene north of Fort St. John around 10:15 p.m.
Northeast B.C. wildfire update — June 3

Northeast B.C. wildfire update — June 3

BC Wildfire Service crews have the Tommy Lakes wildfire 40 per cent contained. "There was no growth on the Tommy Lakes wildfire and some sections of the fire did receive rain," fire information officers write in their latest report.
Open burn prohibition rescinded

Open burn prohibition rescinded

Effective at noon on Saturday, June 2, 2018, Category 2 open burning will be allowed throughout the Prince George Fire Centre's jurisdiction.
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