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    Janet Holder retiring from Enbridge

    Janet Holder, the face of Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline, is retiring at the end of the year. As executive vice president, Western Access since 2011, Holder has been responsible for the overall leadership of the Northern...

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    Alaska Highway, formerly closed to northbound traffic, is now open in both directions

    This article has been updated from its original version to include newly released information. FORT ST. JOHN – The Alaska Highway is now re-opened to both southbound and northbound traffic. The Alaska Highway had been closed to northbound traffic...

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    Bomb scare at Petroleum Co-op

    FORT ST. JOHN – What could have been a very serious bomb threat in Fort St. John turned out to be a scam. At 3 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 13, the Fort St. John RCMP received a...

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    Pet mask donation keeps furry friends safe when fire threatens homes and lives

    FORT ST. JOHN – Theresa Mucci-Rodgers and Terry Truchan, fire chief at the Charlie Lake Fire Department at a Peace River Regional District meeting on Thurs., Nov. 13. Mucci-Rodgers, of North East B.C. Realty, donated pet ventillation...

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    Cookies cause concern at Dawson Creek school

    DAWSON CREEK – A student in School District 59 shared cookies from home that school officials suspect was laced with some kind of drug. On Oct. 23, the Dawson Creek RCMP received the complaint from School District...

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    Online tool connects tradesmen and apprentices

    FORT ST. JOHN – Young apprentices looking for trades training and certification need look no further than their Internet browser to find the information they need to advance their careers. The Industry Training Authority and Work B.C....

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    New school buses for Fort St. John and Dawson Creek come springtime

    FORT ST. JOHN – New school buses will be on the streets of Fort St. John and Dawson Creek next spring thanks to a combined $914,309 in funding from the provincial government’s fleet renewal program. Both Fort...

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  • A Government Panel at the North Peace Cultural Centre on Tues., Nov. 4, centred around LNG and associated community growth. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Government Panel zeros in on LNG

    FORT ST. JOHN – Over the next 10 years, B.C. will have over one million new job opportunities, and it’s anticipated between 60,000 and 100,000 of those jobs will be in the LNG industry. “That is almost...

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    Examining nursing in rural communities

    Over the past decade, the number of Canadians living in rural and remote areas has has gone down. However, the number of nurses serving those areas has gone down even faster. “Ten years ago, 18 per cent...

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  • To honour fallen heroes and remember the sacrifices they made, community members gather around a cenotaph in Taylor, many laying wreaths as a symbol of remembrance, on Nov. 11, 2014. Taylor’s Remembrance Day Ceremony began with a march, and ended with 27 wreaths at the cenotaph base. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Still in our hearts, 100 years since WW1 began

    TAYLOR – The First World War began one hundred years ago, on July 28, 1914, and four years later, on Nov. 11, hostilities in the ‘war to end all wars’ would end. But, as we know, the...

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