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A certified country concert (With Photo Gallery)

A certified country concert (With Photo Gallery)

Gord Bamford and Joe Nichols had the audience two-steppin’ the night away at the Encana Events Centre in Dawson Creek
Points of View 3 showcases unique perspectives of local artists

Points of View 3 showcases unique perspectives of local artists

The beauty of art is that it’s completely open to interpretation — not just the subject matter, but how an artist chooses to present that subject. Points of View 3 , the latest exhibition at Peace Gallery North, does just that.
Bow before the Queens of Sheba

Bow before the Queens of Sheba

In 1976, a teenager named JoAnne went to a concert in Edmonton, where she saw a little band called Heart open for ZZ Top.
Fort St. John's Last Horse Standing grounded in sense of place, community

Fort St. John's Last Horse Standing grounded in sense of place, community

For Joseph te Bulte, there's power in one's sense of place in the world. Indeed, it's the backbone of his song B.C .
Welcome to Dystopia: Megadeth rocks Dawson Creek (with photo gallery)

Welcome to Dystopia: Megadeth rocks Dawson Creek (with photo gallery)

Is it possible to give yourself a concussion from too much headbanging? Just a random thought that floated past my brain at the Megadeth concert in Dawson Creek on March 8.

Mayor meets with students

Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman personally met with local students after they wrote in asking her and the city for more recreational facilities. "It's very heartening (to see youth involved like this)" said Ackerman.

Photo contest captures "Spring in the Peace"

There's something magical about the spring in the Peace River area. Whether it's the return of the songbirds or the lush canopy of green spreading out across the valley, there's a particular vibrancy in a Peace River Spring.

Former Canadian Idol star coming to Dawson Creek

Overcoming Idol stigma has pushed Canadian musician Jaydee Bixby to prove himself in the industry, and he's coming to Dawson Creek to do just that on Sunday, Jun. 19 at the George Dawson Inn. Twenty-year-old Bixby, a Drumheller, Alta.

Musical theatre students taking flight

Dawson Creek Secondary School students are practising dancing, singing - and flying - for the musical theatre group's year-end performance of Willy Wonka.

For love of the written word

Every month an eclectic bunch of writers and poets gather at the Rabbit Hole bookstore to read what they've been working on - whether the words are hurriedly scribbled on scraps of paper or methodically laid out in journals or print.
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