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First Nations, environmental groups plan to sue feds over Pacific NorthWest LNG

First Nations, environmental groups plan to sue feds over Pacific NorthWest LNG

Aboriginal and environmental groups are expected to file lawsuits against Canada in federal court this week in a bid to overturn approval for Pacific NorthWest LNG.
Poppy campaign kicks off Sunday

Poppy campaign kicks off Sunday

The Royal Canadian Legion will kick off its annual poppy campaign in Fort St. John on Oct. 30.
Cattle price drops 40 per cent from 2015, causing trouble for local ranchers

Cattle price drops 40 per cent from 2015, causing trouble for local ranchers

'You do what you have to do to get by,' said local rancher Larry Fossum
Western Canadian oil and natural gas drilling activity drops significantly from 2014

Western Canadian oil and natural gas drilling activity drops significantly from 2014

Summer rig activity in 2016 fell 60 per cent from 2014 numbers
Peace Region court docket Oct. 17 - 21

Peace Region court docket Oct. 17 - 21

A weekly summary of what happened in Peace Region courts. There were no dispositions this week in Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Fort Nelson oor Hudson's Hope. Fort St.
Officials keeping eye on sawdust fire in Taylor

Officials keeping eye on sawdust fire in Taylor

Officials in Taylor say they are keeping a close eye on a sawdust pile that continues to burn on the south side of the Peace River.
Plan to drain more Williston Reservoir water scrapped

Plan to drain more Williston Reservoir water scrapped

Proposal to reduce minimum operating level from 2,147 to 2,140 feet threatened to ‘shut down’ town of Mackenzie
Northern B.C. hits record number of overdose deaths

Northern B.C. hits record number of overdose deaths

Northern B.C. has reached record-breaking levels of drug overdose deaths, according to new data released by the B.C. Coroners Service.
Peace Region court docket: Oct. 10-14

Peace Region court docket: Oct. 10-14

A weekly summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending Oct. 14. Fort St.
AltaGas green lights North Pine project

AltaGas green lights North Pine project

AltaGas is moving forward with plans to build its North Pine natural gas liquids facility north of Fort St. John. The company announced Wednesday its final investment decision on the project, to be built 40 kilometres northwest of the city.
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