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City cuts ribbon on waste water reclamation facility, fire training centre open

City cuts ribbon on waste water reclamation facility, fire training centre open

Fort St John city council unveiled two new facilities today, a $9.5 million wastewater reclamation centre and their $1.6 million dollar fire training centre.
Interior continues to be B.C.'s COVID-19 hot spot

Interior continues to be B.C.'s COVID-19 hot spot

New mask mandate goes into effect at midnight in the Central Okanagan.
Smart Money: Using leverage to help reach your financial objectives

Smart Money: Using leverage to help reach your financial objectives

Used properly, leverage is like a chainsaw. You can cut a lot of wood in a short period of time. Used improperly, leverage is still like a chainsaw. You can cut your foot off.
MLA Report: Being informed and prepared for extreme weather

MLA Report: Being informed and prepared for extreme weather

As hundreds of communities and thousands of firefighters, first responders, local officials, and volunteers continue to battle nearly 300 forest fires across our province, many people in the Peace region and across B.C.
Ruby McBeth: Plenty of history and stories housed in DC furniture store

Ruby McBeth: Plenty of history and stories housed in DC furniture store

In June we went to Bing’s Furniture in Dawson Creek for Lorne to pick out his Father’s Day present. The store is located on the northwest corner by the Mile 0 Post.
Around Town: Gift cards for chemo patients

Around Town: Gift cards for chemo patients

The Vertical Slam Ultimate Challenge Society held the Sadownik Miles for Smiles virtual run in June, in honour of Steve Sadownik, who died in 2018.
Taylor Speedway celebrating 25 years of racing

Taylor Speedway celebrating 25 years of racing

The Taylor Speedway has been a fixture on the outskirts of Taylor for more than 25 years, tucked in behind the ball diamonds and community hall, tempting drivers to drop by and catch a race.
B.C. detects 150 new COVID-19 cases – most since June 11

B.C. detects 150 new COVID-19 cases – most since June 11

More than 56% of B.C.'s total population has had at least two doses of vaccine.
North Peace SPCA not associated with ‘Speed Dating’ fundraiser

North Peace SPCA not associated with ‘Speed Dating’ fundraiser

A 'Speed Dating' event in Taylor falsely claimed they were raising funds on behalf of the local SPCA.
MP Bob Zimmer: Touring communities affected by the windstorm, and monitoring the wildfires

MP Bob Zimmer: Touring communities affected by the windstorm, and monitoring the wildfires

With the House of Commons rising for the summer, I have appreciated being able to travel throughout the riding and once again meet with residents and community leaders in person.