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Fort Nelson fire hall family keeping strong

Fort Nelson fire hall family keeping strong

The Northern Rockies Fire Department has had a quiet season this summer, but continues to keep busy training and serving the community.
Fourth wave of unvaccinated could force renewal of restrictions, experts say

Fourth wave of unvaccinated could force renewal of restrictions, experts say

About 4.6 million of B.C.'s 5.1 million population are age 12 and older and eligible for vaccination.
Optimism and resilience from the bear pit

Optimism and resilience from the bear pit

For Fort Nelson Mayor Gary Foster, the Northern Rockies continues to be a unique place to practice politics, noting the community makes town and the surrounding area what is it is.
How to adapt your pet to climate change

How to adapt your pet to climate change

New research out of the University of British Columbia is looking to shine a light how pet owners can best prepare their animals for what's to come, while at the same time lowering their carbon footprint.
New lodge, new cabins at Toad River

New lodge, new cabins at Toad River

Toad River Lodge at Mile 422 of the Alaska Highway is looking better than ever these days, with a complete rebuild finished earlier this year featuring a brand new lodge, new cabins, a full service garage, patio deck, and more.
'More slips, trips, falls': Fatigue hits BC Wildfire Service

'More slips, trips, falls': Fatigue hits BC Wildfire Service

The organization says it's seeing more safety concerns as a result of fatigue caused by a very difficult wildfire season.
No red tape preventing forest industry from fighting fires: BC Wildfire Service

No red tape preventing forest industry from fighting fires: BC Wildfire Service

BCWS responds to leaked minutes, which detail a call on July 12 between the service and several forestry companies.
Northern Rockies Lodge home to adventure

Northern Rockies Lodge home to adventure

A pilot by trade for more than 45 years, Schildknecht started his flying career in Libya chartering flights in the oilfields of North Africa
Team B.C. hopefuls excited for chance to play close to home

Team B.C. hopefuls excited for chance to play close to home

The Peace Region's Team B.C. hopefuls are thrilled about the opportunity to earn their spot on Team B.C. at the provincial camp this weekend and play in front of family and friends in Dawson Creek.
Lytton woman files lawsuit claiming CP and CN at fault for burning down the town

Lytton woman files lawsuit claiming CP and CN at fault for burning down the town

A proposed class action lawsuit was launched Aug. 18 against two major Canadian rail companies after a Lytton, B.C., woman claims they are at fault for burning down her town