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Barb Smith handily wins byelection in Pouce Coupe

Barb Smith is the village of Pouce Coupe's newest councillor, filling a position left vacant by a councillor who resigned early in his term over a dispute with the mayor.

Chris Cushway: Man of the land combines art with the outdoors

Baldonnel is a small community just east of Fort St. John. There’s a cluster of houses with some horses around, and the biggest building is the school.

23 Awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

RocKIN the Peace is back for another year, showcasing the Peace Region’s talent. But there are also several other live music events. In Dawson Creek, English rockers Shake Appeal will be appearing at prospects lounge in the Chances gaming hall.

The business of ballots: How money influences municipal elections

When Bev Fournier wanted to run for mayor in Tumbler Ridge, joining what would become a hard-fought three-person race for an open seat, she wanted to make a splash. So she opened an office downtown.

18 Awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

Saturday is a busy day in the Peace this weekend! We’ve got everything from Pro Motocross, to UFC, to a gala event to celebrate Black History Month. Tons of hockey to check out too, including Fort St. John Flyers, the Northeast B.C.

Glenn Stewart: Baldonnel's own horse whisperer

People of the Peace

Resource Coalition wants to meet with neighbours

A new committee representing six Northeast towns is sending a formal invitation to the three local governments that aren’t taking part, in the hope that the region can “move forward in a united fashion" on the Fair Share deal.

Peace Region MLAs have yet to see fracking health report

The Peace Region's MLAs say they have yet to see a soon-to-be-released report into the health impacts of oil and gas development in the northeast.

Vaccine rates vary across school districts in the Northeast

Kids in North Peace schools are vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella at a significantly higher rate than their peers south of the river, according to health authority statistics.

Northern Lights College names new president

Northern Lights College has named Dr. Bryn Kulmatycki as its new permanent president and CEO, after a relatively fast selection process.