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Pine Pass rebuild could take weeks

Pine Pass rebuild could take weeks

Provincial officials say it could take weeks to rebuild sections of Highway 97 through the Pine Pass and reconnect Northeast B.C. to the southern reaches of the province.
BC Hydro crews working to restore power to areas impacted by storm

BC Hydro crews working to restore power to areas impacted by storm

The wind, rain and flooding that’s impacted much of the Peace Region has left thousands without power, according to BC Hydro. As of 11:30 a.m. there was about 3,500 people without power in Dawson Creek, Chetwynd and Fort St. John.
Storm's end in sight, damage minimal in the North Peace

Storm's end in sight, damage minimal in the North Peace

Environment Canada says the “end is in sight” for the deluge of rain and whipping winds that have caused calamity throughout the Peace Region.
Floods reduce health services in Dawson Creek and Chetwynd

Floods reduce health services in Dawson Creek and Chetwynd

Chetwynd Medical Clinic closed, Dawson Creek and Chetwynd hospitals only accepting emergency patients
WorleyParsonsCord awarded $130M contract for Saturn gas plant work

WorleyParsonsCord awarded $130M contract for Saturn gas plant work

WorleyParsonsCord has been awarded a $130-million contract to provide module assembly and field construction services for the Cutbank Ridge Partnership’s 15-27 Saturn Phase 2 sweet gas plant project.
Vandalism at Kelt Exploration site incurs $60K worth of damages

Vandalism at Kelt Exploration site incurs $60K worth of damages

For the third time since January, Kelt Exploration sites in the Inga Lake area have been vandalized, most recently incurring damage upwards of $60,000, believed to have taken place around 11 p.m. on June 12.
Peace Region municipalities prep for emergencies

Peace Region municipalities prep for emergencies

When disaster strikes in the Peace, a committed group of unpaid professionals from the District of Taylor, population 1,500, are the unsung heroes who bring expertise spanning 20 years to help those in need.
Spirit of the Peace Pow Wow unites young and old

Spirit of the Peace Pow Wow unites young and old

More than 250 people from as far away as New Mexico found themselves in Taylor to dance and celebrate being indigenous
Peace Region Court Docket: June 6-10

Peace Region Court Docket: June 6-10

Here is what happened in Peace Region courts for the week ending June 10. Fort St. John Law Courts: • Daniel Glenn Downey (born 1969) was sentenced to 162 days in jail and handed $300 in victim surcharges for three counts of theft $5,000 or under.
Wildfire Service downgrades last major Northeast B.C. blaze

Wildfire Service downgrades last major Northeast B.C. blaze

First time the region has been without a significant fire since April