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Northern Rockies RCMP outline 2016 priorities

Northern Rockies RCMP outline 2016 priorities

Traffic safety, property crime, domestic violence and alcohol related offences are the top priorities for mounties in the Northern Rockies for the coming year, according to Staff Sgt. Steve McLeod.
Five youths facing arson charges related to October blaze

Five youths facing arson charges related to October blaze

Northern Rockies RCMP have identified five young offenders they believe to be responsible for a structure fire in October that caused $600,000 in damages and left six residents unemployed. It was the early morning hours of Oct.
Spectra looks to capture CO2 at Fort Nelson plant

Spectra looks to capture CO2 at Fort Nelson plant

When it’s burned to generate power, natural gas has about half the carbon intensity as coal, which is why the B.C. government has promoted a liquefied natural gas industry as an important bridge fuel for addressing climate change.
Man found guilty in drunk driving deaths

Man found guilty in drunk driving deaths

Joshua Alan Locke will be sentenced at a later date
A new year, and a new doctor for the Northern Rockies

A new year, and a new doctor for the Northern Rockies

Fort Nelson could have a new doctor as soon as February 2016.
Fort Nelson First Nation receives funding for new homes, work experience

Fort Nelson First Nation receives funding for new homes, work experience

Eight Fort Nelson First Nation families are getting new homes, and another four people are getting work experience by building them.
Fort Nelson to sponsor refugee family

Fort Nelson to sponsor refugee family

Community members in Fort Nelson are working to bring a family of refugees to town. Around a dozen people in the town of 3,900 have formed a refugee sponsorship group to privately sponsor a family fleeing the war in Syria.
New roof for Fort Nelson Secondary School

New roof for Fort Nelson Secondary School

Fort Nelson Secondary School is slated for a new roof, with construction expected to begin in the summer. The provincial government announced $912,000 for the work on Nov. 10.
Fort Nelson looks to resolve maternity woes

Fort Nelson looks to resolve maternity woes

Women haven’t been able to give birth in Fort Nelson for five years, but that could be changing thanks to a renewed effort to explore less conventional delivery options.
Giant pumpkin piñata pleases crowd at pumpkin plunge

Giant pumpkin piñata pleases crowd at pumpkin plunge

It may have been cold and snowy, but that didn’t stop Fort Nelson’s fourth annual Pumpkin Plunge Nov. 1 from being a successful, fun day for the kids.