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Developers eye Chetwynd truck stop

Developers eye Chetwynd truck stop

Developers are moving ahead with plans to build a massive truck stop complete with a gas bar, convenience store, restaurant and liquor outlet on the east end of Chetwynd.
Circus camp in the works for Chetwynd

Circus camp in the works for Chetwynd

Plans for an annual five-day circus camp in Chetwynd are underway, but the group says it is struggling to raise funds.
Chetwynd awards $4M sewer lagoon contract

Chetwynd awards $4M sewer lagoon contract

The District of Chetwynd has awarded a $4-million contract to IDL Projects Inc. for upgrades to its sewer lagoons.
Chetwynd log home and lodge burns to the ground

Chetwynd log home and lodge burns to the ground

A log home that was occasionally used as a hunting lodge, burned to the ground just west of Chetwynd early this morning. The owners managed to escape the home without injury.
CIBC closing Chetwynd branch

CIBC closing Chetwynd branch

Bank was "near the bottom" of CIBC's overall network in terms of business volumes.
Chetwynd elementary school needs playground upgrade

Chetwynd elementary school needs playground upgrade

Little by little, unsafe playground equipment at Don Titus Elementary is being removed. Now, the school is starting to raise money to replace the aging equipment and has set a goal of $50,000. Principal Dr.
PRRD readies to take legal action against unsafe property

PRRD readies to take legal action against unsafe property

The Peace River Regional District is preparing to take legal action against an unsightly, unsafe property in Chetwynd after numerous orders to cleanup have fallen on deaf ears. At their Feb.
Chetwynd residents recognized at People's Choice Awards

Chetwynd residents recognized at People's Choice Awards

Chetwynd held its annual People's Choice Awards on Thursday, Feb. 18, honouring those who make a difference in the community.
RCMP's Code Blue program taking hold in Chetwynd

RCMP's Code Blue program taking hold in Chetwynd

Since November, a unique fitness-based and team-building program put on by the RCMP has been taking up one hour a week for students at Chetwynd Secondary School. The program is called Code Blue and is being co-ordinated by Cst.
System glitch causes false power outage reading for Chetwynd

System glitch causes false power outage reading for Chetwynd

A glitch in BC Hydro's power outage reporting system Tuesday morning erroneously showed 805 people in the Chetwynd area were without power, spokesperson Bob Gammer told the Alaska Highway News. "This is a fairly rare occurrence," he said.