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    Pioneer Village turned haunted for Halloween

    DAWSON CREEK – Last year’s Halloween Haunted Village was deemed spooktacular by attendees. This year the Family Friendly Events Committee hopes to keep the tradition alive for Dawson Creek’s boys and ghouls. President of the committee, Al...

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    Draft Building Bylaw reviewed by residents

    CHETWYND – The proposed draft Building Bylaw 2131, 2014 was put to the test by Peace area residents, who reviewed it against the previous Building Bylaw 1189, 1999  in Chetwynd on Oct. 9. In July, the Peace...

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    City shares Site C community consultation results

    A number of safeguards have been put in place to protect and promote the community’s interests if the Province gives the go-ahead for the Site C dam, a controversial project that has all other necessary approvals. FORT...

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    Canadian gov’t gives Site C the go-ahead

    FORT ST. JOHN – Site C has environmental assessment approval, the federal government is in favour of the dam, and now B.C. residents are just waiting to hear what the Province’s decision will be. On Tues., Oct....

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    Water and septage receiving facilities proposed in the PRRD

    CHETWYND – Service establishment bylaws, one to build sewage and septage receiving facilities and the other to build potable water facilities, were given their first three readings by Peace River Regional District directors during their regular meeting...

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    Three days, six fires in D.C.

    DAWSON CREEK – The Dawson Creek RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in finding individuals responsible for setting six fires in the city between Oct. 12 and Oct. 14. The Dawson Creek RCMP and the Fire...

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    Talks with Northern Health prove promising

    FORT ST. JOHN – A new medical clinic projected to be open by December, and doctors possibly coming once again from South Africa are two major developments that could help Fort St. John’s health services situation. The...

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  • Destination BC is scheduled to announce changes Nov. 4.
    Destination BC to announce changes next month

    DAWSON CREEK – Tourism stakeholders across the province will have to wait another month before Destination BC’s new corporate strategy is released. The Crown corporation has said that they will be releasing their new corporate strategy, marketing...

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    Chetwynd forum inspires hope despite closures

    CHETWYND – While the news of falling coal prices, mine closures and temporary layoffs, has left many in the northeast uncertain about the industry, the message at the 10th Annual Community Coal and Energy Forum was one...

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  • The Dawson Creek Society for Community Living celebrated Community Living Month on Oct. 17.
    D.C. celebrates Community Living Month

    DAWSON CREEK – Programs and activities offered by the Dawson Creek Society for Community Living have changed as their clients’ needs have changed, but over the years their goal has remained the same; to help individuals with...

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