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 …

PRRD Board requests data to back up Ministry’s claim on Old Fort Landslide

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District Board has reviewed the letter sent by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General in response to a previous letter …

Province has no long term plan to monitor Old Fort Landslide

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Peace River North MLA Dan Davies wrote a letter to the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Mike Farnworth, asking for an update on the …

Deasan Holdings Limited issued permit to explore subsurface conditions under Old Fort slide area

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Deasan Holdings Limited has been issued a permit, by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, to explore subsurface conditions under the Old Fort slide …

Workers begin to remove stock piles of gravel from pit near Old Fort

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Work has begun this week to remove stockpiles of gravel from the gravel pit located near Old Fort. In a release from the Peace River Regional …

Financial support for fridge replacement available to residents affected by Old Fort Landslide

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District has announced that Old Fort residents, affected by the Landslide, may be able to apply for support for the cost of …

Regional District hosts meeting on Old Fort landslide update

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District hosted a community meeting for the residents of Old Fort on Monday at the North Peace Cultural Centre. Many concerned and …

Regional District releases full geotechnical report of the Old Fort Landslide

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District has released the full geotechnical report on the Old Fort Landslide. The report is included in the agenda for the December …

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure presented an update of completed work in B.C.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. –  Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure presented an update at the Peace River Regional District Board meeting about completed work in the Peace region and B.C. Since the …

ATCO Two Rivers and Home Hardware Building Centre giving discounts to residents of Old Fort

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – ATCO Two Rivers and Home Hardware Building Centre have joined forces to assist Old Fort Residents in replacing fridges and freezers damaged during the recent slide. Doug Gallinger, …

Old Fort residents relieved to be home

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – After a lengthy evaluation period, the orders were lifted Sunday, and some residents have returned home. Old Fort resident Gord Pardy expressed his experience in a …

Road over the Old Fort Landslide open

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Old Fort Road is now open to traffic.  With the Peace River Regional District lifting the evacuation order for the majority of properties, the Ministry …

The PRRD allows Old Fort Residents to return home

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District Board of Directors has given most Old Fort Residents approval to return to their homes starting today. In a special meeting …

PRRD could approve re-entry plan for Old Fort at Sunday meeting

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District will hold a meeting Sunday morning to receive the geotechnical report on the Old Fort Landslide and to determine if residents …

PRRD halts temporary access permits to Old Fort

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District won’t be issuing temporary entry permits for residents of the Old Fort for Friday and Saturday. The District says this change …

Regional District lifts some evacuation alerts for Old Fort

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace River Regional District has lifted the evacuation alert for twelve properties near the Old Fort and lifted the evacuation order for one property. The …

Old Fort residents could return home once new road is complete

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Westrek Geotechnical says some residents of the Old Fort could return home once the road into the community is finished. In a posting to the Peace …

MLA and MP share stories of the Old Fort in Ottawa and Victoria

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – While residents of the Old Fort wait for a draft geotechnical report from Westrek Geotechnical Services, local politicians shared the story of the Old Fort Landslide …

PRRD says PNG asked for the gas to be turned off in the Old Fort

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Frustration continues to build for residents of the Old Fort. A dozen residents occupied the offices of the Peace River Regional District in Fort St. John …