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    Northeast News to close: latest casualty of shifting economy

    DAWSON CREEK – Due to increasingly difficult economic conditions, Northeast News staff regret to announce that the weekly paper, which has been serving the Peace Region since 2004, is ceasing publication. The paper’s last issue will be...

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    Stop Safe coordinator: BC needs to increase fines for school bus stop sign infractions

    FORT ST. JOHN – Here’s a sobering fact: last year, between April and June, school buses ran for 50 days and reported 51 driving infractions. This means that bus drivers are seeing more than one vehicle drive...

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    Site C job fairs announced for Peace Region

    DAWSON CREEK – BC Hydro and it’s contractors have announced the job fair schedule for events which will take place in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek and Fort. St John this month. “Construction activities on the Site C project...

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    New digital mobile mammography vehicles coming to the Peace

    DAWSON CREEK – Rural communities of the Peace will be receiving digital mobile mammogram services this Spring, as the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) will be dispatching two new digital mammography vehicles to the far reaches of the...

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    RCMP searching for Wagman

      FORT ST. JOHN – Police are requesting information on Kenneth Raymond Wagman. The 41-year-old, who is not from this area but is believed to be in the region, has outstanding warrants in multiple provinces including Breach...

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    Identity of man found dead after Charlie Lake standoff confirmed by BC Coroners Service

    CHARLIE LAKE – According to a press release issued by the BC Government, the main suspect involved in the standoff at Rimrock Road, who later died, has been identified by the BC Coroner’s Service as 33-year-old Mark...

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    Dawson Creek Reiki practitioner finds a loyal clientele in the Peace

    DAWSON CREEK – Born and raised in Dawson Creek, Reiki and Quantum Touch practitioner Kristofer Marjanovic (Marjanovic Alternative Healing) has found a niche in the Peace region and is enjoying a growing clientele. Reiki, the practice of...

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    Alaska Highway reopened after collision

    FORT ST. JOHN – After a head on collision closed the Alaska Highway and at 92A Street, both lanes have been cleared and are now open. Shortly before 7 a.m. on this morning, the accident sent both...

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    Dawson Creek mayor wants to bring Kindness Meters to D.C.

    UPDATE: Kindness Meters were approved at the Feb. 1 Dawson Creek council meeting. DAWSON CREEK – Dawson Creek will be getting it’s own “Kindness Meters” this year, if mayor Dale Bumstead’s suggestion is accepted by council on...

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    Northern BC to get Nurse Practitioners

    FORT ST. JOHN – Northern Health (NH), First Nations Health Authority and northern communities around northern British Columbia have teamed up to bring in reinforcements for primary care patients. “Nurse practitioners (NP) work in both independent and...

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