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Battle of the Share-A-Bear: Fort St. John vs. Dawson Creek

Battle of the Share-A-Bear: Fort St. John vs. Dawson Creek

You may have already noticed the plush toys at the till when picking up some Christmas cheer this season. For the past 25 years, the Share-a-Bear program at B.C. Liquor Stores has supported local charities, and this year is no exception.
District of Taylor holds inaugural council meeting

District of Taylor holds inaugural council meeting

Taylor's new and returning councillors took part in their inaugural meeting. Last Tuesday's meeting was the first in nearly 28 years that was not led by former Mayor Fred Jarvis, who served as mayor since 1986.
Pouce Coupe councillor refused oath over dispute with mayor

Pouce Coupe councillor refused oath over dispute with mayor

The new council in the Village of Pouce Coupe appears to be off to a rough start.
Clearview gymnasium has grand opening

Clearview gymnasium has grand opening

If you went into Clearview Elementary school last week, you could see kids playing an impromptu game of volleyball. The game was being played by kids of all ages, while balls matching the colours of the rainbow flew around haphazardly.
Patti Martin: A living history of the Rolla Pub

Patti Martin: A living history of the Rolla Pub

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Canada Games torch to pass through Northeast

Canada Games torch to pass through Northeast

The torch that will kick off the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George will soon make its way through the Peace. Thursday morning, the torch will pass through Pouce Coupe, with events scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Peace Region councillors upbeat about future

Peace Region councillors upbeat about future

Some municipalities in Northeastern B.C. may be small in population, but newly elected councillors and mayors will face some big challenges. Last Saturday, municipal elections were held throughout B.C.
U.S. Senate says no to Keystone XL in close vote

U.S. Senate says no to Keystone XL in close vote

After a vigorous six-hour debate, the U.S. Senate failed, by one vote, to pass a bill authorizing the immediate construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Kids make surprisingly good predictions about local elections in Peace Region

Kids make surprisingly good predictions about local elections in Peace Region

Students in the Peace Region’s two largest cities ended up making some very good predictions in a mock vote that took place last week, but the best prediction of all had nothing to do with any candidates.
Dismal turnout, low turnover in Northeast B.C. elections

Dismal turnout, low turnover in Northeast B.C. elections

What was good enough for us in 2011 is good enough for us now. That was the clear message sent by voters in the Northeast this local election season, albeit a message somewhat weakened by perhaps the weakest voter turnout in many years, if not ever.