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8/31/2015

Fort St. John to celebrate Queen’s 63 year reign

Queen Elizabeth II has officially broken the record for Britain’s longest reigning monarch, and the city of Fort St. John is hosting an event in honour of that achievement.  Members of the public are invited to gather inside the North Peace Senior Centre and enjoy tea and refreshments.  ... Read more
8/31/2015

City of Dawson Creek almost ready for new waste collection system

The new black garbage carts are ready to be handed out to Dawson Creek residents… but the equipment needed to utilize them up isn’t quite here. Waste Management is awaiting the delivery of a new truck that can actually pick up the bins. The city will wait until that truck ... Read more
8/31/2015

Province asking residents for input on 2016 budget

Ahead of the 2016 provincial budget, the government is soliciting input from British Columbians. The All Party Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services will be holding 15 public consultations throughout British Columbia, including three in the Peace Region, where residents and interest groups can have the opportunity to ... Read more
8/31/2015

Rising number, cost of injuries said to be driving up insurance rates

The rising number and cost of injury claims could be the cause for driving up your insurance rates. According to ICBC, basic insurance rates in British Columbia have seen an increase from the number and cost of injury claims, but this pressure has increased in 2015 at an even higher ... Read more
8/31/2015

FSJ RCMP investigates possible linked shooting incidents

The Fort St. John RCMP is investigating two incidents of shots fired in the city last week. The latest shooting happened Saturday around 6:20 pm when shots were fired at a car in a parking lot located in the 8500 block of 86th Street. “There was two males inside ... Read more

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Chandler Riggs of 'The Walking Dead' looks to life beyond zombie series

TORONTO - Chandler Riggs has been fighting zombies as Carl on "The Walking Dead" since he was 10.

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01.09.2015

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 6-12

Sept. 6: Comedian JoAnne Worley is 80. Country singer David Allan Coe is 76. Singer-bassist Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) is 72. Actress Swoosie Kurtz is 71. Comedian-actress Jane Curtin is 68. Country singer Buddy Miller is 63. Drummer Joe Smyth of Sawyer Brown is 58. Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy is 57. Actor-comedian Michael Winslow ("Police Academy") is 57. Guitarist Pal Waaktaar of A-ha is 54. News correspondent Elizabeth Vargas is 53. Country singer Mark Chesnutt is 52. Actress Rosie Perez is 51. Singer Macy Gray is 48. Singer CeCe Peniston is 46. Singer Darryl Anthony (Az Yet) is 46. Singer Dolores O'Riordan (The Cranberries) is 44. Actor Idris Elba is 43. Actress Anika Noni Rose is 43. Singer Nina Persson (The Cardigans) is 41. Actress Naomie Harris ("Pirates of the Caribbean" movies) is 39. Rapper Noreaga is 38. Rapper Foxy Brown is 37. Actress Lauren Lapkus ("Orange Is the New Black") is 30. Singer Max George of The Wanted is 27.

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01.09.2015

Film based on real-life horror, 'The Clan' breaks box office records in Argentina.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Arquimides Puccio seemed to neighbours like a pious, conservative and obsessively tidy man. Several times a day, he'd sweep the sidewalk in front of his home in an upper-class Buenos Aires neighbourhood.

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