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Wildfire Danger

Given the current weather forecast it comes as no surprise that the Prince George Fire Centre has issued a warning urging weekend campers to exercise extreme caution with campfires. The fire danger ratings across the […]

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Thorlakson's thoughts on Gas Reserves

Fort St. John’s former mayor has weighed in with some thoughts on gas reserves in Northeastern BC. Opinion250.com spoke with Steve Thorlakson who is now the General Manager of Surerus Pipelines Ltd. He believes it […]

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Grande Prairie Gunman

Charges are pending against an unidentified man now in police custody in Grande Prairie, after he was arrested early yesterday for packing a handgun in the downtown sector of the city. Mounties say he had […]

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Syncrude Protest

A small group of Greenpeace activists has broken into a Syncrude Canada operation in Northeastern Alberta to protest oilsands development. The protesters say they have blocked a pipe that flows into the same waste pond […]

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Site C Consultation

B.C. Hydro says the Site C Round One consultation report should be released at the end of next month or early in September. Round One was concluded at the end of June. Hydro has a […]

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Car Wash

The Fort St. John Midget Fastpitch Blue Jays are working their way to Winnipeg. Earlier this month, the team won the Provincial B division title, and qualified for the Western Canadian tourney taking place early […]

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Links Open this Weekend

The Fort St. John Links golf course is holding its annual summer tourney this weekend. The main tournament gets underway Saturday morning, and there are still a few of the 72 spots available – to […]

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B.C. Fire Overview

The B.C. Forest Service has made short work of the largest blaze reported in the Province so far this summer. The Lakit Mountain fire, which covers about 3.5 square km near Fort Steele, east of […]

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Encana Q2 Revenue up 30 percent

EnCana Corp. (TSX:ECA) said Thursday its second-quarter natural gas production was up 10 per cent from a year ago, but oil output fell 12 per cent because of a longer-than-expected maintenance shutdown at its Foster […]

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Gasoline Prices

Gasoline prices are falling again in some parts of the country, following another two-day slide in crude oil prices of about $7 a barrel. In the Greater Toronto Area, motorists are now paying $1.24 a […]

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Dam Spill Potential

Despite the current drought conditions in the North Peace, there’s still a possibility for a W.A.C. Bennett or Peace Canyon Dam summer spill. B.C. Hydro’s Dave Conway says the spill risk at both facilities is […]