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For victim in fatal crash, Alaska trip was about making peace

For victim in fatal crash, Alaska trip was about making peace

Daniel Dutrisac had planned to ride to Alaska with his partner, who passed away from cancer in October. Dutrisac died last week in a motorcycle crash in Dawson Creek.
Flood junk: How much waterlogged stuff did Dawson Creek send to the landfill?

Flood junk: How much waterlogged stuff did Dawson Creek send to the landfill?

Dozens of residents lost furniture, appliances and priceless family heirlooms when record rains flooded Dawson Creek the rest of the South Peace in June.
Fire truck haul pulls in $2,755 and piles of food for charity

Fire truck haul pulls in $2,755 and piles of food for charity

Proving that horse power isn’t always better than human power, seven teams of people manually hauled a 40,000 lbs firetruck on July 23, raising $2,755 and filling half of an 18-wheeler with donated food.
Reggae rocks the Rolla Pub

Reggae rocks the Rolla Pub

Rolla was, of course, jammin'
Province bans hunting drones to allow ‘fair chase’

Province bans hunting drones to allow ‘fair chase’

The provincial government has amended the Wildlife Act to explicitly name drones as illegal for use in hunting and trapping.
UPDATE: Airline extends Dawson Creek to Prince George flight

UPDATE: Airline extends Dawson Creek to Prince George flight

Flights will be offered into August after July trial run
Dawson Creek, Fort St. John 10th & 13th in crime severity rankings

Dawson Creek, Fort St. John 10th & 13th in crime severity rankings

Dawson Creek and Fort St. John ranked 10th and 13th in Canada for crime severity, up from 18th and 17th place in 2014.
Ontario man ID'd as victim in deadly motorcycle crash

Ontario man ID'd as victim in deadly motorcycle crash

The BC Coroners Service has identified the man killed after his motorcycle collided with a delivery truck in Dawson Creek July 20 as fifty-four year old Daniel Dutrisac of Timmins, ON.
Peace Region rents: from 'ludicrous' landlord's market to skyrocketing vacancy in 18 months

Peace Region rents: from 'ludicrous' landlord's market to skyrocketing vacancy in 18 months

Highest vacancy rates in the province. Falling rents. Plenty of rental units still under construction. A look at Dawson Creek and Fort St. John's rental markets in the downturn.
UPDATED: Motorcyclist killed in 15th Street collision

UPDATED: Motorcyclist killed in 15th Street collision

A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a delivery van at 15th and Alaska Ave. shortly before noon July 20. A witness at the scene said she heard a loud bang, saw the motorcyclist on the ground and called 911.