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This day in history: Dec. 8, 1989

This day in history: Dec. 8, 1989

Deal reached on 200 bison A settlement over one of North America's largest bison herds had finally been reached, the Alaska Highway News reported on this day in history.
Santa's postal team readies for busy season

Santa's postal team readies for busy season

It's that time of the year again when Santa's postal team does their magic and pulls out all the stops to get your letters to him on time. But their magic is limited, and unless you mail your letter to Santa by Dec.
This day in history: Dec. 7, 1992

This day in history: Dec. 7, 1992

THIEVES HIT GRANDE PRAIRIE TEAM BUS A Grande Prairie high school basketball team had an unpleasant welcome to Fort St.
Canada Post holiday mail deadlines fast approaching

Canada Post holiday mail deadlines fast approaching

Canada Post holiday mail deadlines are fast approaching. If you want to get that parcel, letter or card to family members and friends outside of the province and around the world, you'd better get it in the mail soon or it may not get there on time.
Unemployment rate in northeast rises again

Unemployment rate in northeast rises again

Rate climbs for third-straight month to 7 per cent
Peace Region fifth most dangerous place to work in province

Peace Region fifth most dangerous place to work in province

Northern Rockies comes in second in serious injury rate
Peace River Agreement committee receives $1M from province

Peace River Agreement committee receives $1M from province

A committee of local leaders that will help manage the new Peace River Agreement received $1 million from the province on Monday. The one-time payment will fund the operations of the committee, which will also study impediments to regional growth.
Northern Health warns of fradulent callers

Northern Health warns of fradulent callers

Scammers impersonating Northern Health staff have been trying to obtain personal information and enter peoples’ homes in recent weeks.
Got a cabin at One Island Lake? Check your locks

Got a cabin at One Island Lake? Check your locks

If you have a cabin on One Island Lake, you may want to drive out and check your doors and windows. RCMP are asking anyone with summer cabins on the popular South Peace Lake to check their properties after "a number" of break-ins in the area.
Charlie Lake Church yet to decide on supporting refugee family

Charlie Lake Church yet to decide on supporting refugee family

There was no opposition to sponsoring a Syrian refugee family at a Charlie Lake Community Church meeting Tuesday, lead pastor Alfred Reschke says.