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Peace prepares to welcome world and upgrade facilities for U17 tournament

Peace prepares to welcome world and upgrade facilities for U17 tournament

Part 1: Encana Events Centre
Agriculture scientists on the lookout for canola killing bug

Agriculture scientists on the lookout for canola killing bug

Inspectors will comb fields in the Peace Region this week on the lookout for a pest that has northern canola producers shaking in their boots.
Conservation officers urge Moose Rider to surrender

Conservation officers urge Moose Rider to surrender

Twelve days after video of a man riding a swimming moose surfaced online, Conservation Officers are urging the so-called Moose Rider to turn himself in. "I expect him to come forward and pony up," said Sgt. David Vince of the B.C.
South Peace celebrates Canada Day (with slideshow)

South Peace celebrates Canada Day (with slideshow)

Revelers in the South Peace poured into Pouce Coupe Wednesday for the region's largest Canada Day celebration. Parade goers lined the street to see floats from businesses, cultural groups and local dignitaries, followed by a barbecue in Pouce Park.
Sky-high rents cause problems for doctor recruitment

Sky-high rents cause problems for doctor recruitment

The high cost of living in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek is hurting their ability to recruit medical professionals, according to Northern Health’s chief operating officer for the Northeast, Angela de Smit.
Joel Babin not guilty of attempted murder

Joel Babin not guilty of attempted murder

A man has been found not guilty of attempted murder for a stabbing that occurred last November near Moberly Lake.
Big bikers raise cash for Heart and Stroke foundation

Big bikers raise cash for Heart and Stroke foundation

Teams in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John pedaled a 30-seat bike Wednesday and Thursday to raise more than $20,000 for heart and stroke research.

24 awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

If you are in Dawson Creek this weekend, check out the opening jamboree at the Walter Wright Pioneer Village. Lots of good events in Fort St. John and Chetwynd as well! Check it all out below, and don’t forget to send me your event: dcreporter@dcdn.

The high cost of high rent in the Peace Region

Sara Duncan and her husband recently found a two-bedroom apartment in Fort St. John, but it wasn’t easy. “I’ve lived in Vancouver and in Victoria, and the rent is higher here than it was there,” she said.

Tensions flare in Pouce Coupe council dispute

Residents critical of village council and staff say RCMP asked them to remove an image of vehicles parked outside a meeting from a Facebook group