• Making candidate information posters, and reviewing them each day leading up to the election, resulted in informed voters hitting the polling stations on Sat., Nov. 15. Submitted photo.
    Community Living volunteers help educate themselves and their peers

    DAWSON CREEK – The Dawson Creek Society for Community Living did things a little bit differently this year when it came to casting their ballots on Sat., Nov. 15. The society, which helps individuals with developmental disabilities...

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    A mobile MRI could hit the Peace

      FORT ST. JOHN – The Peace River region could be getting a mobile MRI machine to help address local communities’ medical needs, pending more research and decision making on the part of Northern Health. Planning is...

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  • Chris Richards, terminal manager at Rosenau Transport, and Joe Ludlow, family services co-ordinator at The Salvation Army, collected for charity on Nov. 20-21. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    18 Wheels of Christmas rolls into Dawson Creek

    DAWSON CREEK – Dawson Creek opened its heart, and its wallet, to help support 18-Wheels of Christmas, a toy-and-food drive that helps families struggling to make ends meet. The community managed to supply thousands of dollars in...

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  • April Moi, one of the Canada Winter Games torchbearers, proudly fulfills her stretch of the torch relay, carrying the Rory McLenahan Torch part way to Centennial Park in Fort St. John, where a celebration took place, on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Regional Torch Celebration comes to FSJ

    FORT ST. JOHN – The Canada Winter Games Rory McLenahan Torch made its way to Fort St. John on Sat., Nov. 22, as part of the Illuminate the Northeast Canada Winter Games celebration. Local torchbearers, demonstrated leaders...

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  • Arthur Hadland tells media that a solution is in the works. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Temporary solution in works for Area C sewage

    FORT ST. JOHN – Area C residents can rest assured that a solution has been put in place to handle their sewage. On Fri., Nov. 21, Arthur Hadland, director for Electoral Area C, told media that subject...

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    Santa makes a stop in town

    FORT ST. JOHN – Santa’s coming to town with his sleigh full of presents in little less than a month, but he made a pre-Christmas visit to Fort St. John on Fri., Nov. 21. Every year, Santa...

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  • Marc Beerling shows off one of the calendars featuring OSB boys. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Now that’s Mo like it: FSJ embraces Movember

    FORT ST. JOHN – Scraggly moustaches abound as November, commonly referred to as Movember, comes to a close. The idea is that Mo Bros, as participants are affectionately referred to, start clean shaven at the beginning of...

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    Watt’s Happening – Solar: another Site C alternative

    Proponents often present the Site C project as the only answer to our impending energy crisis – in the lame and stunningly misleading words of a certain energy minister, we need Site C “to power all those...

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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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