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Assembly of First Nations backs Kelly Lake Cree Nation land claim

Assembly of First Nations backs Kelly Lake Cree Nation land claim

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) chiefs have backed the Kelly Lake Cree Nation's claim to a vast swath of territory stretching from Central Alberta to the Peace River.
Healthy slates in Halfway River, Blueberry River elections

Healthy slates in Halfway River, Blueberry River elections

Two First Nations in Northeast B.C. are set to elect their chief and council this week. Blueberry River and Halfway River First Nations members are set to go to the polls Friday.
The day in history: Dec. 10, 1992

The day in history: Dec. 10, 1992

Slumping economy brings rise IN abuse, depression and divorce A faltering economy was bringing with it a rise in depression and domestic abuse, the Women's Resource Centre in Fort St. John said on this day in history.
Walter Energy looks to sell Canadian assets

Walter Energy looks to sell Canadian assets

Company filed for U.S. bankruptcy in July, and was granted creditor protection in Canada on Dec. 7. The company is now looking to sell its Canadian and U.K. assets.
District of Taylor zoning errors reversed

District of Taylor zoning errors reversed

After months of procedural work, the District of Taylor officially rezoned five homes back to residential after they were mistakenly designated as commercial properties last year.
Baldonnel Road fixes in the works: Ministry of Transportation

Baldonnel Road fixes in the works: Ministry of Transportation

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) has heard residents’ concerns about the deteriorating Baldonnel Road and says it's working towards a solution.

Doig River First Nation elects new chief

The Doig River First Nation has elected a new chief. On Nov. 20, Doig River members voted in Trevor Makadahay as the new chief of the band. He was officially appointed Nov. 24.
New charges for alleged Chilliwack-to-Fort St. John drug runners

New charges for alleged Chilliwack-to-Fort St. John drug runners

Police seek information on two men at-large
$715M Tower gas plant approved

$715M Tower gas plant approved

Plant will tie into TransCanada's NGTL system
Pipeline expansion has Rolla resident worried

Pipeline expansion has Rolla resident worried

For Karl Mattson, the potential for a fatal sour gas leak near his property is nothing new. But the Rolla-based artist is worried a pipeline expansion near him home will increase that risk.