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June 18, 2019
 
 

Alaska Highway News Local Highlights

 

Local News

SD60 approves preliminary budget for 2019-20

SD60 approves preliminary budget for 2019-20

School District 60 trustees approved a $80.2 million preliminary budget for the 2019-20 school year on Monday, but were cautioned that enrolment projections may drop in light of recent economic . . .

Trump bad for Canada, say 73% of British Columbians surveyed

Whether we enjoy it or not, Canada has already been subjectedto the early stages of the 2020 United States presidential campaign. If a different person were occupying the Oval Office, the attention. . .

Deadline for cabinet to decide future of Trans Mountain expansion is today

Deadline for cabinet to decide future of Trans Mountain expansion is today

OTTAWA — The federal government is widely expected to green light the Trans Mountain expansion project a second time today but, even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months . . .

Trouble in B.C.’s woods means trouble for the province’s economy

Trouble in B.C.’s woods means trouble for the province’s economy

Battered and bleeding, the B.C. lumber industry has seen better days. Today, it is grappling with tough market conditions, a diminished domestic timber supply (along with rising fibre costs), U.S. . . .

Dan Davies: B.C. must act to help forest industry, communities weather the storm

Dan Davies: B.C. must act to help forest industry, communities weather the storm

It’s difficult to read personal messages from people impacted by last Thursday's announcement that operations at the Peace Valley OSB Mill will be shut down, leaving 190 out-of-work for the . . .

Local Sports

Jason Westgate wins 2019 Taylor Speedway Hit to Pass

Jason Westgate wins 2019 Taylor Speedway Hit to Pass

Peace Region drivers sacrificed their trucks for the sake of a good show on Sunday, June 16, crashing them until they could drive them no more at the Taylor Speedway Hit to Pass. The event was two . . .

Steve Sadownik run draws around 100 runners, raises $1,800

Close to 100 runners and walkers came out on Saturday, June 15 for the 2nd annual Friends of Steve Sadownik Memorial Run — the event in memory of the long-time community volunteer who passed away . . .

Letter to the editor

Letters: Front page Pride photo inappropriate

Letters: Front page Pride photo inappropriate

Concerning the caption below the main picture on the front cover of the June 6 edition: It introduces a child and then introduces the second as the first's partner. Partners could be a pair of . . .

Column

Dan Davies: B.C. must act to help forest industry, communities weather the storm

Dan Davies: B.C. must act to help forest industry, communities weather the storm

It’s difficult to read personal messages from people impacted by last Thursday's announcement that operations at the Peace Valley OSB Mill will be shut down, leaving 190 out-of-work for the . . .