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    Across the province B.C. Hydro customers are being targeted by fraudulent callers

    FORT ST. JOHN ­­– B.C. Hydro is warning the public that fraudsters are phoning their customers in an attempt to steal money from residents and small businesses. Posing as B.C. Hydro employees, the scam artists demand immediate...

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  • This doe, who has two young fawns to care for, has caught the attention of Hudson’s Hope locals. Although able to move relatively freely when upright, she buckles and bleets in pain when bending down to feed.
    A Hudson’s Hope deer is in trouble

    Tangled in wire that locals say is deeply embedded in its flesh, one of Hudson’s Hope’s ‘downtown deer,’ with two young fawns, is in need of a helping hand HUDSON’S HOPE – Efforts to help a Hudson’s...

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    Smoking bylaw to be considered by D.C. council

    DAWSON CREEK – Residents have had over a month to weigh-in on the City’s proposed Smoking Regulation Bylaw, and councillors are expected to consider giving the bylaw its third reading during their regular council meeting on Nov....

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    Frac sand facility takes up talks in Dawson Creek

    DAWSON CREEK – Speculation over the development of a property near the city’s downtown core has inspired council to start the discussion on land use in the city. Land disturbance east of the train tracks between 8th...

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  • Taylor bylaws
    Taylor officially adopts new zoning and OCP bylaws

    TAYLOR – The District of Taylor now has its new Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw in place, but not everyone is happy about it. At a public hearing on Tues., Oct. 21, mayor and council heard...

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Speed skaters take to the oval for the Masters 3000 race during the speed skating provincials at the Pomeroy Sport Centre on Jan. 26.
    Temporary closure at FSJ’s speed skating oval

    FORT ST. JOHN – The speed skating oval at the Pomeroy Sport Centre will be closed on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 in order for the installation of new electronic timing equipment. This upgrade will allow the...

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    NEBC mayors and CAPP convene

    FORT ST. JOHN – The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and mayors from around the Peace are collaborating to tackle the problematic aspects of a fly-in, fly-out workforce, and other industry related issues. At a Mayors’ Partnership...

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  • Dr. Janet Mort hears the experiences of S.D. 59 primary grade teachers.
    S.D. 59 impressed with new Primary Project

    DAWSON CREEK – In an effort to see more students graduate from high schools in the South Peace, School District 59 has turned to Dr. Janet Mort for a new approach to learning literacy in primary classes....

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  • Pam Eales is the new apprenticeship advisor.
    Industry Training Authority names advisor for northeast

    DAWSON CREEK – The Industry Training Authority introduced their newest apprenticeship advisor, Pam Eales, to apprentices, employers and industry representatives alike during an open house on Oct. 16 at Fixx Urban Grill. Eales is one of ten...

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  • Dr. Amanda Gammage, who is a dual doctor in naturopathic medicine and as a chiropractor, is heading to the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games this November as part of the chiropractic medical team. Gammage is one of only four women on the team of 29.
    FSJ doc is headed to a major sporting event

    FORT ST. JOHN – A Fort St. John doctor, born and raised, is the only Canadian invited to be part of the Chiropractic Team for the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games. Amanda Gammage, who became a...

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