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January 16, 2019
 
 

Alaska Highway News Local Highlights

 

Local News

North Peace Regional Airport traffic soars to new record in 2018

North Peace Regional Airport traffic soars to new record in 2018

Passenger traffic at the North Peace Regional Airport jumped six per cent to a new record in 2018. The airport saw 268,240 passengers through its terminal last year, up from 252,898 passengers in. . .

Predators to host 2019 B.C. Midget Female Championships in March

The B.C. Peace Midget Predators announced today that they will be hosting the 2019 B.C. Midget Female Hockey Championships in Fort St. John, March 21 to 24. This is a big opportunity for the . . .

Tickets on sale for Flyers Coy Cup Gala

Tickets on sale for Flyers Coy Cup Gala

The 2018-19 NPHL season hasn’t gone quite the way the Fort St. John Flyers had hoped, but the team will be in the postseason and anything can happen in the playoffs. They’re coming off a 5-4 loss . . .

Coastal GasLink protests underscore rift between elected and hereditary chiefs

Coastal GasLink protests underscore rift between elected and hereditary chiefs

Last week’s arrest of 14 protesters, including members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation, over the Coastal GasLink pipeline sparked a series of demonstrations of support for the protesters across . . .

B.C. chief says they didn't give up rights for pipeline to be built

B.C. chief says they didn't give up rights for pipeline to be built

SMITHERS, B.C. — A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief told a crowd of First Nation leaders gathered in Smithers, B.C., that no elected band council or Crown authority has jurisdiction over the land.Chief . . .

Local Sports

Predators to host 2019 B.C. Midget Female Championships in March

Predators to host 2019 B.C. Midget Female Championships in March

The B.C. Peace Midget Predators announced today that they will be hosting the 2019 B.C. Midget Female Hockey Championships in Fort St. John, March 21 to 24. This is a big opportunity for the . . .

Tickets on sale for Flyers Coy Cup Gala

The 2018-19 NPHL season hasn’t gone quite the way the Fort St. John Flyers had hoped, but the team will be in the postseason and anything can happen in the playoffs. They’re coming off a 5-4 loss . . .

Letter to the editor

An open letter from the president of Coastal GasLink

An open letter from the president of Coastal GasLink

At Coastal GasLink, our teams take great pride in the work they do. We have committed the past six years to creating a pipeline project that balances economic development with environmental . . .

Column

Jeff Richert: B.C. paying the price for kicking the caribou can down the road

Jeff Richert: B.C. paying the price for kicking the caribou can down the road

If there's one thing that is universal to governments, political parties who take power and the politicians who wield it, it’s the popular tactic of kicking the can. Kicking the can is taking. . .