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MLA Pimm will not seek re-election

MLA Pimm will not seek re-election

North Peace MLA Pat Pimm has announced he will not seek re-election in 2017. Pimm made the emotional announcement Thursday morning at his constituency office, saying he wants to spend more time with his family and start his retirement.
Highway study calls for more passing lanes, signage and lighting

Highway study calls for more passing lanes, signage and lighting

Anyone who has driven the Alaska Highway north of Fort St. John in anything less than ideal conditions will tell you it can be a dangerous stretch of road.
This day in history: Nov. 26, 1997

This day in history: Nov. 26, 1997

City cops to work APEC conference in Vancouver Six officers from the Dawson Creek RCMP detachment travelled to Vancouver as part of a province-wide security detail for the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation conference in Vancouver, the Peace River Bl
This day in history: Nov. 25, 2004

This day in history: Nov. 25, 2004

Drug sniffing dogs out at Dawson Creek schools Faced with a potential legal backlash, School District 59 ended drug dog searches at its middle and high schools, the Peace River Block News reported this day in 2004.
Head-on crash kills 57-year-old woman

Head-on crash kills 57-year-old woman

Fort St. John RCMP have confirmed a 57-year-old woman from Charlie Lake was killed in a head-on crash with a logging truck at Mile 60 of the Alaska Highway this morning. The family has been notified, Cpl. Jodie Shelkie told the Alaska Highway News.
Freedom Thinkers' school offers unique approach to education

Freedom Thinkers' school offers unique approach to education

The first thing you’ll notice about Sandra Cushway’s school is that it doesn’t look like a school at all. And that’s entirely the point.
This day in history: Nov. 24, 1986

This day in history: Nov. 24, 1986

Ethanol plant financing refused The B.C. Development Corporation turned down a Calgary company's request for a $45-million loan to help build an ethanol plant in Dawson Creek, the Alaska Highway News reported on this day in history.
Saulteau's agreement with B.C. a 'huge milestone'

Saulteau's agreement with B.C. a 'huge milestone'

Reconciliation deal will see nation get a 'fair share' of resource revenues
Hunting group encourages members to kill wolves, coyotes

Hunting group encourages members to kill wolves, coyotes

Charlie Lasser has seen what wolves can do to cattle, and it's not pretty. "A wolf never kills one of my animals," said Lasser, a rancher near Chetwynd.
Man involved with theft of $200,000 in property sentenced

Man involved with theft of $200,000 in property sentenced

One of two men caught napping after a $200,000 crime spree between Grande Prairie and Dawson Creek in April has been sentenced in provincial court in Dawson Creek.