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Peace Region Court Docket: July 4-8

Peace Region Court Docket: July 4-8

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Highway 2 upgrades to be complete this month

Highway 2 upgrades to be complete this month

Four-laning project includes expansion of Highway from 8th Street to the Rolla Road.
Spruce beetle a looming threat to B.C. forests

Spruce beetle a looming threat to B.C. forests

The Omineca region is experiencing the biggest outbreak in the province since the 1980s, and it could be heading north.
RCMP on the hunt after July 4 thefts from CNRL work sites

RCMP on the hunt after July 4 thefts from CNRL work sites

Thieves took an undisclosed amount of deep cycle solar batteries. Police estimate the cost of the thefts at more than $5,000.
Dawson Creek adds Prince George flight

Dawson Creek adds Prince George flight

Flight to Prince George will happen every Monday, with a return flight every Thursday.
Motorcycle club raises cash for non-profit

Motorcycle club raises cash for non-profit

Dawson Creek’s motorcycle club, the 97 Riders, has raised $1,929 for the South Peace Community Resources Society (SPCRS). Vice President Gordon Parker handed the cheque to SPCRS department managers Sharla Sullivan and Arden Smith on Wednesday.
Cyclists touring the world make stop in Dawson Creek

Cyclists touring the world make stop in Dawson Creek

Baerbel Gerhardt, 47, and her Dutch partner Johan de Vries, 51, have already trekked 40,000 kilometres and 32 countries since 2012.
13-year-old arrested driving tractor trailer

13-year-old arrested driving tractor trailer

A 13-year-old was arrested behind the wheel of a tractor trailer in Dawson Creek today after what police are calling an alleged crime spree. Just before 8 a.m. July 5, Dawson Creek got a report of a semi-tractor trailer driving erratically.
Airport upgrades coming to Dawson Creek

Airport upgrades coming to Dawson Creek

Provincial government doles out more than $128,000 for three projects to improve the front of the airport terminal.
City to push province for bridge on 8th Street

City to push province for bridge on 8th Street

Road washed out due to blocked culverts during recent flooding