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City opening Kenn Borek Pool, Memorial arena

City opening Kenn Borek Pool, Memorial arena

September brings recreation facilities open to the public. Somewhat. Pre-registration to be required and no drop-ins.
DR. HENRY: "We're starting to see an uptick," 102 new cases of COVID-19 in BC over past three days

DR. HENRY: "We're starting to see an uptick," 102 new cases of COVID-19 in BC over past three days

The Government of British Columbia announced 102 new cases of COVID-19 over the past three days, for a total of 3,300 cases. There are 253 active cases; 16 people are hospitalized, 4 of whom are in ICU. There have been no new deaths.
Dawson Creek by-election nomination period is open

Dawson Creek by-election nomination period is open

Nominations until Sept 11, by-election in October.
Court Docket, July 13-17

Court Docket, July 13-17

Sentences and fines handed out in provincial courts July 13 to 17, 2020: Fort St John • Justin Dean Collins (born 1982) was sentenced to zero days for assault and theft $5,000 or under, both committed in Fort St. John in October 2019.
Police service dog; "Hammer" aids in DC manhunt and arrest

Police service dog; "Hammer" aids in DC manhunt and arrest

A pair of men were tracked with dogs through Dawson Creek. On July 14, 2020, Dawson Creek RCMP were on patrol when they observed a vehicle leaving a residence known to be associated with drugs.
DC RCMP front counter reopens July 20

DC RCMP front counter reopens July 20

Masks will be mandatory for anyone visiting the Dawson Creek RCMP next week. The Dawson Creek RCMP will re-open their detachment's front counter to the public next Monday.
Care homes begin scheduled visits

Care homes begin scheduled visits

Scheduled visits began this week at the Peace Villa and Rotary Manor care homes in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek. “We’re starting slowly, and it’s really around ensuring patient safety," Northern Health spokesperson Eryn Collins said.
Dawson Creek RCMP: a weekly report

Dawson Creek RCMP: a weekly report

Over the period of Sunday (July 5th) to Saturday (July 11th) Dawson Creek RCMP fielded a total of 181 calls for service. Of those 12 resulted in charges being submitted for charge approval while many others remain under investigation. Staff Sgt.
DC drug trafficking sentencing next month

DC drug trafficking sentencing next month

Date set.
Walmart fire suspect in court Tuesday

Walmart fire suspect in court Tuesday

An arson suspect is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, July 14 to fix a date for trial. 21 year-old Nathan Colin Whynot allegedly lit items at the back of the Dawson Creek Walmart at around 9pm on June 15.