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Charlie Lake needs another new fire chief

Charlie Lake needs another new fire chief

Just as soon as he was promoted to fire chief in Charlie Lake, Dale Widsten is moving on. The fire hall veteran has taken the job as district fire chief for the County of Grande Prairie. Widsten's last day with Charlie Lake will be Aug.
Wet, cool June ends with funnel cloud near Charlie Lake

Wet, cool June ends with funnel cloud near Charlie Lake

Tornadoes may be most often associated with the American Midwest, but that doesn't mean we don't get them in Canada too.
Dale Widsten named Charlie Lake's new fire chief

Dale Widsten named Charlie Lake's new fire chief

Dale Widsten has been named fire chief of the Charlie Lake Fire Department. It's a promotion for Widsten, who steps into the role after serving as the department's deputy chief for the last five years.
Firefighters pass the muster at regional hoselay competition

Firefighters pass the muster at regional hoselay competition

The Charlie Lake Fire Department took the top title in the 2018 Peace Region Hoselay Competition last weekend. The event drew in firefighters from across Northeast B.C.
Natural resource advocacy workshop Saturday

Natural resource advocacy workshop Saturday

Fort St. John for LNG will host a workshop on natural resource advocacy Saturday afternoon. The workshop is being led by Steve Simons of ResourcEd, who will also speak at a rally earlier in the day.
Regional district extends Site C negotiations with BC Hydro

Regional district extends Site C negotiations with BC Hydro

The Peace River Regional District is extending its negotiations with BC Hydro on the impacts of Site C construction.
John Banky missing person case now a murder investigation

John Banky missing person case now a murder investigation

Police are investigating the death of Charlie Lake resident John Banky as a homicide.
Charlie Lake fire chief resigns

Charlie Lake fire chief resigns

Charlie Lake Fire Chief Dan Ross is resigning from his post for a new job in Alberta. Ross and the Peace River Regional District confirmed the resignation was tendered on Thursday.
New retail development underway in Charlie Lake

New retail development underway in Charlie Lake

Developer in 'hot pursuit' to land Canada Post as anchor tenant
Human remains found at Hannaford Road house fire, owner John Banky still considered missing

Human remains found at Hannaford Road house fire, owner John Banky still considered missing

Human remains have been found at the scene of a Hannaford Road home that burned down March 30, but officials say its homeowner John Banky is still considered a missing person.