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    Establishing boundaries with FSJ residents

    FORT ST. JOHN – It was a sparse turnout at the Boundary Extension Open House on Wednesday evening, July 23, at the Quality Inn Northern Grand in Fort St. John. Just a handful of residents trickled in...

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    Looking for labour: BC People First wants change to TFW program

    DAWSON CREEK – Although the Temporary Foreign Workers Program recently underwent several changes, local resident David Johnston hopes one more change will be added to the list. Johnston, self-advocate and past president of BC People First, has...

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    Water usage up in D.C. despite bylaw

    DAWSON CREEK – Recent high water usage in the city has prompted the City of Dawson Creek to remind residents of the current Stage One Water Conservation Measures that are currently in effect. According to a press...

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    Community discusses fate of Tate Creek Centre

    DAWSON CREEK – Despite years of fundraising for the benefit of the Tate Creek Elementary School and adjoining Community Centre, many residents of Tate Creek and Tupper are asking the Peace River Regional District to create a...

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    City moves full speed ahead on transportation

    FORT ST. JOHN – The City’s new Transportation Master Plan puts pedestrian, cycling and vehicle travel infrastructure development on the fast track. At a Committee of the Whole meeting on Mon., July 14, council heard an introductory...

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    Rancourt says investment in education could close labour gap

    DAWSON CREEK – After having just come off of accommodating a $875,000 cut to the Northern Lights College budget, president Laurie Rancourt is already concerned about expected cuts for the 2015-2016 school year. Decreasing funding to advanced...

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    West Moberly First Nations celebrate 100 years

    MOBERLY LAKE- The West Moberly First Nations celebrated the 100th year since becoming a member of Treaty 8, during their annual West Mo Days event last weekend. The celebrations included several feasts, dancers, musicians, drummers, carnival and...

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    Canada’s got talent, and it’s at Grizfest 2014

    TUMBLER RIDGE – Grizfest is back for its 13th year and this year’s lineup features more local talent and Canadiana than ever before. Chetwynd’s City Light Vigil, Downwater Union from Tumbler Ridge, and Fort Nelson’s Anthony Gilmore...

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    Performing artists ready to shine at FoJo ‘14

    FORT ST. JOHN – The only performing arts festival of its kind is coming to Fort St. John Aug. 8 – 17, featuring three productions and a variety of workshops for any skill level. FoJo 2014 was...

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    Ambassadors hope to spark recycling passion

    DAWSON CREEK – ElectroRecycle ambassadors have been touring the province since May talking to retailers and depot centres about their program that aims to see more small electronics and power tools recycled, and less end up in...

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