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Fort Nelson property sales plummet in 2019

Fort Nelson property sales plummet in 2019

Property sales in Fort Nelson dropped by nearly half in 2019. According to the BC Northern Real Estate Board, there were 48 sales worth $5.5 million in Fort Nelson last year, down from 80 worth $8.5 million in 2018.
Fort Nelson natural gas bills to rise in 2020

Fort Nelson natural gas bills to rise in 2020

Fort Nelson residents can expect to see their natural gas bills rise by an average of $49 in 2020. FortisBC will increase delivery and storage and transportation rates for customers in Fort Nelson effective January 1.
Fort Nelson man arrested in hatchet attack in Victoria

Fort Nelson man arrested in hatchet attack in Victoria

A Fort Nelson man is in custody after an employee at a store in Victoria was attacked with a hatchet. On Nov.
FortisBC plans to replace gas meters

FortisBC plans to replace gas meters

FortisBC will hold a public information session in Fort Nelson on October 16 to outline its plans to upgrade its gas meters. The utility plans to upgrade one million meters in the province starting in 2022, subject to approval from the B.C.
Study suggests old Fort Nelson gas field has potential for geothermal power plant

Study suggests old Fort Nelson gas field has potential for geothermal power plant

A depleted natural gas field in the Horn River Basin near Fort Nelson has been identified as a prospective site for a geothermal power plant.
Fort Nelson receives $200,000 for winter tourism

Fort Nelson receives $200,000 for winter tourism

The Fort Nelson Events Society is receiving up to $200,000 to help develop a winter tourism industry in the Northern Rockies. The society was one of 65 tourism projects to split $11.
Fort Nelson gets a bump to annual allowable cut

Fort Nelson gets a bump to annual allowable cut

The annual allowable cut (AAC) for the Fort Nelson timber supply region will be increased by 1 million cubic metres. It may be the only region of the province to actually see its AAC increase.
RCMP seek witnesses, dashcam footage in Liard Hot Springs death investigation

RCMP seek witnesses, dashcam footage in Liard Hot Springs death investigation

RCMP are looking for witnesses and dashcam footage as part of their investigation into a pair of suspicious deaths near Liard Hot Springs this week.
Fort Nelson community forest approved, annual cut increased

Fort Nelson community forest approved, annual cut increased

The province has announced its approval of the Fort Nelson community forest, and has added nearly one million cubic metres of timber to the region's annual cut.
RCMP investigate suspicious deaths near Liard Hotsprings

RCMP investigate suspicious deaths near Liard Hotsprings

Police in the Northern Rockies are investigate a pair of suspicious deaths south of Liard Hot Springs. RCMP say they were called to an area along the Alaska Highway 20 kilometres south of the popular tourist destination on July 15 around 7:19 a.m.