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Evacuation order rescinded for Penn West gas plant

Evacuation order rescinded for Penn West gas plant

A wildfire evacuation order near Fort Nelson that affected 15 gas plant employees was rescinded Saturday.
15 gas plant workers forced to flee Petitot River Wildfire

15 gas plant workers forced to flee Petitot River Wildfire

Fifteen workers at Penn West Petroleum’s Wildboy Gas Plant have been ordered to evacuate due to the expanding Petitot River Wildfire burning 115 kilometres northwest of Fort Nelson.

Fort Nelson won't bend on pit bull ban

Despite a plea from a pit bull owner, the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM) is sticking to a bylaw banning the breed within the town's limits.

Work begins on key road upgrades in Fort Nelson

Work on improvements to a key intersection in Fort Nelson will begin today. More than $1.8 million has been allocated for new traffic lights and turning lanes on the Alaska Highway and Simpson Trail intersection.

Smoke drifts into Fort Nelson

Smoke from two fires drifted into Fort Nelson Friday but the B.C. Wildfire Management Branch is assuring the public no infrastructure or property in the area is at risk from either.

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New wildfire burning northeast of Fort Nelson

The Theelaandoa Creek fire started Saturday, is less than 1,000 hectares

Fort Nelson Petroleum association golf tourney will aid hospital foundation

Registration is set to open this Monday for the Fort Nelson Petroleum Association’s annual golf tournament. Louise Schindler, the association’s executive director, said the tournament is open to 144 golfers. Registration will be open until June 15.

UPDATED: Wildfire puts Prophet River on alert

Klua Lakes basin wildfire has grown to an estimated 1,800 hectares

Fort Nelson child inspires national 'Greenup Cleanup' movement

Buckets of oil, bags of human feces and jugs full of urine. That was just some of what was picked up at a recent "pitch-in, clean up day" in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.