Highway 49 closed east of Dawson Creek

UPDATE – Highway 49 remains closed in both directions. Vehicle fire between 209 Rd and 207 Rd (7 km east of Dawson Creek). The road is closed. Detour 207 Rd and …

PRRD currently accepting grant applications for Regional Grant-in-Aid

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District has put out the call that they are currently accepting grant applications for Regional Grant-in-Aid for the 2020 budget cycle. According to …

Residents of Red Creek start petition asking Province for better consultation on Treaty Land Entitlement

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Residents of Red Creek have started a petition asking the Provincial Government to consult with them on Treaty Land Entitlement. According to the petition, residents believe …

Trudeau says threat to his safety grows from online polarization and hate

TORONTO — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said the security threat that forced him to wear a bullet-proof vest at a Saturday rally is an unfortunate consequence of the polarization of politics …

Singh says strategic voting makes people settle for less, counters Liberal push

BURNABY, B.C. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he doesn’t believe in strategic voting because it makes people settle for less. Singh is trying to counter a message from the Liberals …

Driver killed in Highway 97 crash from Fort St. John

The morning of March 14, an empty logging truck collided with a cube van on Highway 97, and the van’s driver was declared deceased at the scene. What led to the …

Air Canada fares to Vancouver drop in late June

That trend appears to continue until late October 2013. Air Canada spokesperson Angela Mah explains that airlines fares fluctuate just like any commodity, and the adjustment of fares if part of …

Fruit trees at Pomeroy Sport Centre “deliberately” sawed down by vandals

 “These are trees that were planted with a lot of care, love, and were quite a bit of a pride in our community,” she says. “They were bearing significant fruit and …

Tumbler Ridge selects new Councillor

Don McPherson came out on top with 100 votes in yesterdays bi-election.  Jerrilyn Schembri came in a close second with 94 votes.  In a statement posted by the Tumbler Ridge News …

Residents vote in favour of a new gym for Clearview School

The money will be paid back over a five year term and will cover one third of the cost of the new gym.  Last September the Ministry of Education announced $600,000 …

Community Events for the weekend of Jan 19

  Date Of Event Name of Event Venue Location Event Type Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 – Saturday, Jan 19, 2013  07.00 PM Anne of Green Gables Play North Peace Cultural Centre …

Large power outage in Dawson Creek

The outage is affecting customers east of the Dangerous Goods Road and South of the 201 Road.  The map above show the approximate outage area. Hydro says the outage should be …

Column from Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm

Preparing for the PST In less than four months, on April 1st, we will be switching from the current HST tax system back to the PST system, and this changeover will …

Community Events for the weekend of Jan 12

Date Of Event Name of Event Venue Location Event Type Saturday, Jan 12, 2013  09.00 AM – 06.00 PM NLS Precert/Recert North Peace Leisure Pool Conferences, Lectures, Workshops & Meetings ,Sports …

Tumbler Ridge RCMP help find missing Grande Prairie man

The RCMP investigation determined the male had made stops in Beaverlodge on the morning of January 7, however it was unknown where the male was going. The male’s vehicle was later …

More people working in Northeast B.C.

In December, 40,600 people were working, an increase of 300 from November.  The unemployment rate was also unknown in November. This region still has the lowest unemployment rate in the Province.  …

Community Events for the weekend of Jan 5

  Date Of Event Name of Event Venue Location Event Type Saturday, Jan 5, 2013  Christmas Tree Pick-up – Community Saturday, Jan 5, 2013  10.30 AM – 11.30 AM New Year …

Morrison out for the season after breaking his leg

Morrison, the reigning world champion in the 1,500 metres and current World Cup leader in the 1,000 metres, has since returned to Calgary to meet with the national team's medical staff and specialists to …

Community Events for the weekend of Dec 22

  Date Of Event Name of Event Venue Location Event Type Monday, Nov 19, 2012 – Monday, Dec 24, 2012  10.00 AM – 05.00 PM Magical Christmas Market Peace Gallery North …