• Photo: BC Cancer Agency
    New digital mobile mammography vehicles coming to the Peace

    DAWSON CREEK – Rural communities of the Peace will be receiving digital mobile mammogram services this Spring, as the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) will be dispatching two new digital mammography vehicles to the far reaches of the...

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  • FNjobs
    B.C. funding strategy helping First Nations members enter LNG and natural resources sectors

    DAWSON CREEK – In another strategy of its Skills for Jobs Blueprint, B.C. is providing several different funding streams to First Nations members in northeast B.C. for entry into the liquefied natural gas (LNG) and natural resource industries....

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    Funding for sports, arts and culture in Fort Nelson

      FORT ST. JOHN – Funding for sports, arts and culture in Fort Nelson means Phoenix Theatre will be getting bigger, better, comfier seats, and the curling rink will soon have its chiller replaced. The Northern development...

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  • Sina Abadzadesahraei is the first UNBC student to receive a Geoscience B.C. scholarship for his work studying the water budget in Coles Lake, about 100-kilometres from Fort Nelson. Submitted photo
    UNBC student studying lake environments in northeastern B.C.

    FORT ST. JOHN – PhD candidate Sina Abadzadesahraei’s work in northeastern B.C. will help government determine how to regulate water for hydraulic fracturing operations, and give insight into how climate change affects the region. Abadzadesahraei, who completed...

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    Northern Rockies Regional Municipality issues Evacuation Order due to Petitot River Fire

    FORT NELSON – At noon on Thurs., July 2, the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality issued a State of Local Emergency Order and an Evacuation Order for an area near the Petitot River. The area in question is...

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    Connecting rural areas of the Peace with high speed Internet

    FORT ST. JOHN – Enhanced Internet services could be coming to rural parts of the B.C. Peace region by late fall of this year. The Peace Region Internet Society, a non-profit organization that was created in 1994,...

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    Intersection improvements coming to Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

    FORT NELSON – Signalization and other intersection improvements are coming soon to Highway 97 and Simpson Trail in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. Construction on the $1.8-million project will begin in mid-June. The cost is being shared...

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    Smoke visible in Fort Nelson

    Submitted article – May 30, 2015 PRINCE GEORGE – The Wildfire Management Branch has responded to eight new fire starts in the Fort Nelson Fire Zone in the past 48 hours, two of which have reached over...

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  • Letters to the Editor
    More garbage this year than normal in Fort Nelson

    I am writing this in hopes that people will take a moment to listen and consider. Every year my daughter, myself and a few other great people take it upon ourselves to go out and clean up...

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  • Don't worry, contained campfires are still OK. Photo from MetroCreativeConnection.com
    Open fire ban now in effect

    FORT ST. JOHN – Open fires are restricted in the Prince George Fire Area as of Weds., May 13. The Prince George Fire Centre extends from the borders of the Yukon and Northwest Territories in the north,...

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