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Playhouse up for raffle

The Dawson Creek Society for Community Living members are raffling off a children's playhouse leading up to, and in the spirit of, Access Awareness Day.

Complaints continue over winter gravel

Numerous complaints that the city's winter road maintenance and spring cleanup have caused landscape damage are now prompted council to work with public works to discuss a solution.

Company granted development permit

Dawson Creek City Council is in disagreement over whether or not a modular and manufactured home sales and real estate sales office should receive a permit for development in the heart of Dawson Creek.

City doing well with access

The City of Dawson Creek received a kudos from the Social Planning and Research Council of Canada (SPARC) for it's dedication to community inclusiveness, as the province of B.C. still lacks set standards to deal with accessibility issues.

Options for Alberta producers during the current dry conditions

To assist with decision-making during dry conditions, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development has listed information publications, fact sheets and valuable links, on one index page.

Residents feel impact of mega dam decade before possible completion

VICTORIA - The day Premier Gordon Campbell announced the B.C. government's plans to move ahead with efforts to make a massive, multibillion-dollar mega dam a reality, B.C. Hydro officials arrived at rancher Leigh Summer's property gate with a letter.

City saving $27.5k by not renewing Founder's Suite at Events Centre

The City of Dawson Creek will not be renewing its lease on the EnCana Events Centre Founder's Suite.

New mall owners have big plans

After years of neglect, the new U.S.-based owners of the Dawson Mall are in the process of giving the run-down facility a $10 million facelift."The centre has been in disregard for years," the CEO of Milestone Communications, Leonard Forkas Jr. said.

Be prepared!

"Less than three weeks ago, farmers in southern Alberta bundled up through a major spring storm that knocked out power across large sections of the region," says Brad Andres, emergency management coordinator with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Develop
Off to Mars, back for recess

Off to Mars, back for recess

Students at Ecole Frank Ross learn about requirements to live on Mars