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Powwow celebrates aboriginal culture

Powwow celebrates aboriginal culture

The 12th annual Spirit of the Peace Powwow will see upwards of 300 dancers and drummers from across North America descend on the Taylor Arena this weekend.
Pilots take youth to the skies

Pilots take youth to the skies

Fort St. John kids got a bird’s eye view of the area thanks to the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) Flight 180 Alaska Highway Flyers.
SuperPark group pushes ahead on indoor park plans

SuperPark group pushes ahead on indoor park plans

The North Peace Family SuperPark Society is moving ahead with plans to establish an indoor playground facility in Fort St. John.
Students build self-confidence with Project Heavy Duty

Students build self-confidence with Project Heavy Duty

When Grade 11 Prespatou student Jessica Dick first climbed into the cab of a piece of heavy machinery on May 29, it was a little scary. But by the end of the week, she was driving a rock truck like she was born to do it.
Court Docket: May 29-June 2

Court Docket: May 29-June 2

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending June 2. There were no cases up for sentencing in Hudson’s Hope or Fort Nelson.
Ottawa announces softwood lumber aid package

Ottawa announces softwood lumber aid package

Ottawa to provide $867 million in aid to lumber producers hit with U.S. duties
Students learn of aboriginal traditions past and present

Students learn of aboriginal traditions past and present

From preparing moose hide to learning aboriginal hand games, skinning a beaver to digging for artefacts, Grade 4 students in School District 60 had a day of cultural learning at Doig River First Nation on Thursday, May 25.
Mayors respond to NDP-Green political pact

Mayors respond to NDP-Green political pact

Mayors in the North Peace say they will continue to advocate on behalf of the region and rural resource economies regardless of who forms government in the B.C. legislature in the coming weeks.
Court Docket: May 19-26

Court Docket: May 19-26

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the weeks ending May 19 and 26. There were no cases up for sentencing in Hudson’s Hope.
NDP-Green deal includes 'immediate review' of Site C

NDP-Green deal includes 'immediate review' of Site C

The BC NDP and Green parties will send the Site C dam to the B.C. Utilities Commission (BCUC) for an immediate review if the New Democrats form a minority government in the coming weeks.
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