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Weekend rain expected, but reprieve to be 'short-lived': fire official

Weekend rain expected, but reprieve to be 'short-lived': fire official

Two camps are being set up to house firefighters flooding to the region. Nearly every available fire fighter in the province has been deployed to the Peace
New Tomslake fire trucks a big help in early wildfires

New Tomslake fire trucks a big help in early wildfires

"This brings us into the 21st Century of fire fighting." - Chief George Giersch.
Rural residents footing bill for curbside recycling, PRRD directors complain

Rural residents footing bill for curbside recycling, PRRD directors complain

Curbside recycling has costs—and not just for taxpayers in cities that have programs
Donations to Arras firefighting effort top $88,000

Donations to Arras firefighting effort top $88,000

Companies and individuals who fought fires on Crown land may be entitled to compensation
With officials caught flat footed by early fire season, citizen firefighters step up

With officials caught flat footed by early fire season, citizen firefighters step up

'Unprecedented' early start to fire season forces hundreds of volunteers to the fire lines
Kelly Lake Cree Nation hails court ruling, will be 'treated like every other First Nation'

Kelly Lake Cree Nation hails court ruling, will be 'treated like every other First Nation'

Ruling extends federal duties to 400,000 non-status Indians
Farmer near gas plant frustrated after bid to move denied

Farmer near gas plant frustrated after bid to move denied

A South Peace farmer seeking to put some distance between his homestead and a proposed gas processing plant has been blocked by the Peace River Regional District.
Dozens of volunteers tackle farmland blaze west of Dawson Creek

Dozens of volunteers tackle farmland blaze west of Dawson Creek

Fire whipped up by strong winds, low snowpack
Building permit values down in the Region

Building permit values down in the Region

Nearly $18 million in permits were issued in January and February of 2015, compared to $14.8 million in Jan. and Feb. 2016.
PRRD sub-committee needs time to research building bylaw

PRRD sub-committee needs time to research building bylaw

A controversial bylaw proposed to regulate farm buildings in rural areas often built without permits, is about to come before the regional district board - again. Area residents likely remember the uproar proposed regulations caused in 2013 and 2014.