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North District RCMP gets chopper

North District RCMP gets chopper

A helicopter will now be North District RCMP's eye in the sky, while its airplane will patrol the Southeast District RCMP's territory in an exchange of aircraft announced late last week.
Culture camp teaches provincial staff about area First Nations

Culture camp teaches provincial staff about area First Nations

Eighteen provincial workers recently spent two days camping in the Peace River valley learning about Treaty 8 First Nations beliefs and culture.
B.C. continues to punish schools and hospitals with carbon fines

B.C. continues to punish schools and hospitals with carbon fines

The B.C. government says it has achieved carbon neutrality in the public sector for the sixth consecutive year.
Family affair represents the true nature of gold panning

Family affair represents the true nature of gold panning

From uncles to cousins to sisters and brothers, the lineage of gold panning champions at the 44th annual championships in Taylor run deep.
Peace Region Court Docket: July 25-29

Peace Region Court Docket: July 25-29

Here’s a look at what happened in Peace Region courts for the week ending July 29.
PRRD approves Encana gas plant

PRRD approves Encana gas plant

Peace River Regional District directors have approved zoning and official community plan amendments that will allow Encana to build its South Central Liquids Hub.
Site C critics ‘disappointed’ by Trudeau Site C approvals

Site C critics ‘disappointed’ by Trudeau Site C approvals

New government issues first round of water, fisheries permits for controversial project
Zimmer raises concern about prohibited firearm magazine

Zimmer raises concern about prohibited firearm magazine

Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer is upset with the way he said the RCMP's Canadian Firearms Program has rolled out a decision regarding a type of firearms magazine.
Painted Pony in swap of Montney acreage

Painted Pony in swap of Montney acreage

Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.
Gas flaring to power proposed electricity station in Alberta Peace

Gas flaring to power proposed electricity station in Alberta Peace

Plant would 'significantly' reduce flaring and emissions, company says
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