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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.
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.
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