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March 19, 2019
 
 

Alaska Highway News Local Highlights

 

Local News

Drug overdoses claim three lives in Northeast B.C. in January

Drug overdoses claim three lives in Northeast B.C. in January

Ninety people died of suspected drug overdoses in B.C. in the first month of 2019, three of them in Northeast B.C. Fewer people died from illicit drugs last month compared to the start of 2018, . . .

Fort St. John Huskies at the top of their game heading into Game 4 of the NWJHL Final

The Fort St. John Huskies have never been more focused on winning the NWJHL championship. The team lost a tough Game 1 in overtime to an energized County of Grande Prairie Kings team, 4-3. However,. . .

Fort St. John cannabis retailers eager to open, but no timelines yet

Fort St. John cannabis retailers eager to open, but no timelines yet

Three legal cannabis shops have opened in the B.C. Peace, but it remains a race to the finish line for five stores so far proposed in Fort St. John. Though the city locked in its new zoning and . . .

District of Taylor council news in brief

District of Taylor council news in brief

Highlights from the District of Taylor council meeting on March 18, 2019: • Council approved a series of comments regarding the disposition of an oil and gas parcel in Baldonnel up for auction in. . .

First Nations, cities support B.C.'s plan to require permits for pipelines

First Nations, cities support B.C.'s plan to require permits for pipelines

VANCOUVER — First Nations and cities that have seen costly and damaging oil spills are supporting British Columbia's efforts to require permits for companies transporting hazardous substances . . .

Local Sports

Fort St. John Huskies at the top of their game heading into Game 4 of the NWJHL Final

Fort St. John Huskies at the top of their game heading into Game 4 of the NWJHL Final

The Fort St. John Huskies have never been more focused on winning the NWJHL championship. The team lost a tough Game 1 in overtime to an energized County of Grande Prairie Kings team, 4-3. However,. . .

Davide Loro wins Roubaix Series race for second straight week

Roubaix race #2 is in the books, and the 40 km gravel and mud delight was a fierce three way battle for the lead, with Davide Loro coming out on top with a time of 1:41:10 over defending champ, . . .

Letter to the editor

Love for all, hatred for none

Love for all, hatred for none

Terrorism has no regard for mankind. It does not care for religion, race or culture. It lacks respect for humanity in general. On this occasion, when 49 individuals of Muslim faith have been . . .

Column

Dan Davies: Washington offers B.C. little in budding cross-border romance

Dan Davies: Washington offers B.C. little in budding cross-border romance

John Horgan’s budding bromance with Washington State Governor Jay Inslee continues this week as the NDP government heads to the B.C Court of Appeal in a major effort to stop the Trans Mountain . . .