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6/24/2016

Charges laid in one of the largest drug busts ever in the Peace

43 people are now facing charges as a result of an investigation that the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit is calling one of their largest street-level investigations to date.   Numerous drugs and firearms were seized, including an AR-15 rifle.   The investigation mostly centered around the Peace Region, but ... Read more
6/24/2016

Registration for Fort St. John Public Library summer literacy programs now open

 Kids are officially on summer break and to enjoy the time off Fort St. John’s Public Library is encouraging youngsters to join them and get lost in a good book. The Summer Reading Club has kicked off at the library and registration for their free summer camp is now ... Read more
6/23/2016

Local talent showcased in Bright Nights Gala

 Fort St. John artists are being recognized and celebrated tomorrow evening at the Bright Nights Gala. The annual event hosted at the North Peace Cultural Centre (NPCC) is a night full of performances and displays of various art forms. “There’s dance, there’s music, there’s piano playing, there’s violin playing. ... Read more
6/23/2016

Highway 97 expected to open by noon today

By noon today, Highway 97 South from Mackenzie Junction to Chetwynd will be open to single-lane alternating traffic with delays at a number of sites along the route. Overweight and over-dimensional loads are not allowed at this time. Crews will be continuing to work 24 hours a day to open ... Read more
6/22/2016

National Aboriginal Day event in Charlie Lake

Singers, dancers and more performers entertained Peace Region residents on Tuesday in celebration of National Aboriginal Day. “All the nations are coming together to share their music their cultural arts, food and just having a good time with the community, says Event Host Garry Oker. The Treaty 8 Tribal Association ... Read more

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26.06.2016

Lanvin men's designer celebrates 10 years at storied house

PARIS โ€” Lanvin's Lucas Ossendrijver celebrated a glorious decade as the storied Parisian house's menswear designer in a highly-anticipated show that saw the Palais de Tokyo venue bursting at the seams Sunday with guests.

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26.06.2016

'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

NEW YORK โ€” The tidal wave of "Finding Dory" overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," as the alien-invasion redux was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theatres.

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26.06.2016

Minnesota judge to hold 2nd hearing in Prince estate case

MINNEAPOLIS โ€” A hearing will be held in suburban Minneapolis regarding the procedures for determining who stands to inherit part of Prince's estate. Prince died in April of an accidental drug overdose, and no will has been found. The twice-divorced musician's parents are dead and he didn't have any known children, but he left behind a sister and at least five half-siblings. Others also have come forward to claim he was related to them.

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