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Ambulance service boost plan not working, union says

Ambulance service boost plan not working, union says

Daily call volume leading up to and through the long weekend consistently averaged 2,000 calls, up from an average of 1,400 to 1,500.
REPORT: Methane found in groundwater in northeast BC occurs naturally

REPORT: Methane found in groundwater in northeast BC occurs naturally

Wells were spaced both close to and distant from natural gas wells, and close to the communities of Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Hudson’s Hope.
Carbon capture biofuel plant planned for B.C.

Carbon capture biofuel plant planned for B.C.

A licensing partner of Carbon Engineering will build Canada’s first direct-air carbon capture and green hydrogen plant for the production of carbon-neutral fuel in Merritt.
No evidence train caused wildfire that destroyed Lytton: TSB

No evidence train caused wildfire that destroyed Lytton: TSB

No links have been found between a train passing through Lytton, B.C., and a fire that decimated the town 20 minutes later, according to a Transportation Safety Board investigation.
218 COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast B.C. last week

218 COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast B.C. last week

Between Oct. 3 to 9, there were 115 cases in the North Peace, 100 in the South Peace, and 3 in Fort Nelson
Fort St. John firefighters show their support for healthcare workers

Fort St. John firefighters show their support for healthcare workers

Fort St. John firefighters are proving that a bouquet of flowers and plenty of kind words can go a long way in boosting morale for local healthcare workers.
First phase of Kin Park upgrades taking shape

First phase of Kin Park upgrades taking shape

Work is wrapping up on Phase 1 of the Kin Park reconstruction project. Though Phase 1 won't be completed this fall, here's what is done so far.
#MomLife: Weaning off breastfeeding

#MomLife: Weaning off breastfeeding

This week's topic comes from a request from a local mom, which by happenstance, recently became relevant in my own mom life as well.
Northern Health reports three more COVID-19 deaths, following seven from long weekend

Northern Health reports three more COVID-19 deaths, following seven from long weekend

There were also 67 new cases confirmed in Northern Health Wednesday
Taylor Bridge field studies continuing

Taylor Bridge field studies continuing

Planners estimate it will be about two years before a preferred concept for the revamp or rebuild of the Taylor Bridge will be ready to bring to provincial decision makers.