• Northeast News to close: latest casualty of shifting economy

    DAWSON CREEK – Due to increasingly difficult economic conditions, Northeast News staff regret to announce that the weekly paper, which has been serving the Peace Region since 2004, is ceasing publication. The paper’s last issue will be...

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  • Site C job fairs announced for Peace Region

    DAWSON CREEK – BC Hydro and it’s contractors have announced the job fair schedule for events which will take place in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek and Fort. St John this month. “Construction activities on the Site C project...

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  • A group of FSJ artists learn the finer points of floral and wax

    FORT ST. JOHN – On a bright, sunny Saturday afternoon a group of artists gathered together in a converted garage 10 minutes outside of town to paint and practice their craft. The group, led by artist Donna...

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  • Civil Claim filed against campers

    FORT ST. JOHN – On Tuesday, Jan. 19, BC Hydro submitted a civil claim to the Supreme Court of British Columbia, seeking an injunction against the campers at the Rocky Mountain Fort camp. “I think there’s still...

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  • Rolla artist brings South Peace activism to Winnipeg

    DAWSON CREEK – Karl Mattson, Rolla-based artist who has been outspoken in the past about oil and gas activity near his farm, had a showing of his “Life Pods” and other artwork at a gallery exhibition in...

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  • Dawson Creek Hepatitis A outbreak: UPDATED STORY

    Updated information from Jan. 11 DAWSON CREEK – An outbreak of Hepatitis A has been declared in Dawson Creek, according to a Jan. 11 news release. There are six confirmed cases in Dawson Creek, according to Dr. Sandra...

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  • Site C: Demonstrators and Treaty 8 members hold down the fort

    FORT ST. JOHN – The struggle for those who are working hard to be heard in efforts to protect the Peace River, found themselves having a visit with the RCMP on Wednesday, Jan 6, after three landowners...

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  • Doctors part of international program welcomed in FSJ

    FORT ST. JOHN – Living in the country has its charms. Less traffic, friendly neighbours and the chance to look up at a clear sky and see the stars or watch the northern lights are all reasons...

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  • Canadian Cancer Society opens a more inviting office in Dawson Creek

    DAWSON CREEK – The Dawson Creek Unit Office of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is re-opening as a Community Initiatives Office, with the hope that a more approachable space will make people feel more comfortable seeking their...

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  • Dawson Creek Christmas Bird Count results

    DAWSON CREEK – Bird enthusiasts and experts took part in this year’s Dawson Creek Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, Jan. 2, and there were a few surprises as well as the highest number of birds ever recorded...

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