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Spills on the rise in B.C.

There were 3,786 reports of dangerous goods spills in B.C. in 2014—from french fry oil to mining tailings to frack water. Some say the data raises questions about how dangerous goods spills are handled in British Columbia.

Peace River Valley named an endangered area by Heritage Canada

On the same day that the Peace Valley Landowners Association called for the construction of the Site C dam to be delayed, Heritage Canada put the Peace River Valley on its list of the most endangered places in the country.

Fair Share disclosure may come this week

Parties involved in Fair Share talks could disclose the outcome of the at-times tense renegotiations that took place over the past few months, two sources have said.

Report finds Peace retailers sold lottery products to minors

A recently released report on a province-wide government undercover investigation revealed two Peace region stores sold lottery products to minors.

The 700 metre headache: The future of the Taylor Bridge is murky

Earlier this month, welders began their annual ritual on the Taylor Bridge. The bridge's steel surface, the source of its familiar hum, was washed of winter sand and salt.

Extreme fire danger for Northeast B.C.

The Prince George Fire Centre and the B.C. Wildfire Management Branch have issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Northeast and are encouraging the public to exercise caution when using recreational trails.

Fair Share deal reached in principle

Peace Region municipalities will now ratify deal at the local level

15 awesome things to do in the Peace this long weekend

We have a new feature this week, and it's a Jim Dandy just in time for yard sale season. Check out this amazing map of every single garage and yard sale in Fort St. John and Taylor: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zONNiuEg4BR8.

Open fire ban is on for the Peace

A fire ban has been issued for all areas within the Prince George Fire Centre. The ban covers open fires in or within 1 kilometre of a forest land or grass land in order to prevent human-caused wildfires.

2,200 barrels of butane spewed from Spectra's Taylor Plant: NEB

Despite assurances from Spectra Energy's McMahon Gas Plant and the RCMP that a major gas leak had been fully contained by Saturday, a National Energy Board (NEB) spokesperson said it wasn’t until Sunday morning that the leak had been completely conta
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