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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.
This day in history: Dec. 3, 1990

This day in history: Dec. 3, 1990

MLA wants fair price for all A study released by the Ministry of Forests drew some comments from then-Peace River South MLA Jack Weisgerber on this day in 1990.
Christmas tree cutting permits now available

Christmas tree cutting permits now available

Before you grab that axe and head out to the bush to get a Christmas tree, you need to get a permit, the province says.
No flu shot? Put on a mask

No flu shot? Put on a mask

The province is asking everyone who hasn't gotten a flu shot to wear a mask when entering provincial health care facilities.
Baldonnel residents say heavy traffic leaving dirt road worse for wear

Baldonnel residents say heavy traffic leaving dirt road worse for wear

A group of rural residents are banding together to find ways to fix the bumpy Baldonnel Road. Between 30 to 40 people turned out to a public meeting at Baldonnel Elementary Nov.
Toxic waste fire, faulty brakes earn companies big fines from WorkSafe BC

Toxic waste fire, faulty brakes earn companies big fines from WorkSafe BC

WorkSafe hands out $126,000 in fines to companies in northeast