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    PRRD considers doing away with building permits in all electoral areas

      FORT ST. JOHN – The Peace River Regional District is considering eliminating the building bylaw in all rural areas. Building Bylaw No. 2131, 2014, is currently split into two distinct areas, where building permits are mandatory,...

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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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    Taylor ATV accident results in fatality

    This article has been updated to include more information that became available after initial publication. TAYLOR – An ATV accident has taken a life in Taylor, B.C. Just after midnight on Tuesday morning, June 9, Fort St....

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    Province responds to District of Taylor’s 2014 UBCM resolution on library training program

    FORT ST. JOHN – Students who were left hanging when the provincial government decided to cancel the Community Library Training Program last year without offering any equivalent program are finally getting some answers. The District of Taylor...

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  • Juanita Graham, travel counsellor at Taylor's Visitor Information Centre, and former city councillor Brad Filmer stand in front of the canoe, a replica of the one Sir Alexander Mackenzie and his crew of eight men and a dog used to travel through the region in 1793. The replica was built by longtime Taylor resident Glen Kyllo, who has since passed away. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    New addition coming to the Taylor Visitor Information Centre

    TAYLOR – The District of Taylor Visitor Information Centre will look a little different in the coming months with the addition of an antique fire truck display. Taylor council has decided to build a structure with transparent...

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  • Organizers, volunteers and athletes take a break from a busy day of golfing during the 17th annual Special Olympics Charity Golf Tournament to smile for a photo. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Special Olympics golf fundraiser a success

    FORT ST. JOHN – The 17th annual Special Olympics Charity Golf Tournament went off without a hitch, despite a fleeting storm that ripped through Taylor, blowing down a tree on the course. “Everyone was a trooper, everyone...

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    Mammoth tusk named “Taylor” after town where it was found

    TAYLOR – The mammoth tusk that was unearthed at the end of April has been named Taylor after the town where it was discovered. Peace region residents Tom and Thelma Ostero stumbled upon the massive tusk, weighing...

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  • Richard McCrea, curator of paleontology at the Peace Region Paleontology Research Centre, is approaching municipal councils to request letters of support for the development of the Williston Lake trackway site, which he will then take to government and industry to request funding. Photo: Bronwyn Scott
    Protecting the Williston Lake dinosaur trackways

    HUDSON’S HOPE – The Williston Lake dinosaur trackways in a building, protected from the elements, with an interpretive and educational component is what Richard McCrea envisions for the major paleontological find. McCrea, curator of paleontology with the...

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    More camping available for Canola Fest

    FORT ST. JOHN – Although camping spaces filled up at Peace Island Park during the weekend of Canola Fest shortly after the music event was announced, festival goers now have another chance to camp. Organizers have struck...

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    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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