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Northern Health captures awards

Northern Health (NH) has been racking up awards recently for an innovative project, personnel excellence and patient safety. The latest was won during the Northern BC Business and Technology Awards Jan. 12 in the ,category of Collaborative Research.
Gangsters want their bling back

Gangsters want their bling back

Two people with alleged gang connections filed applications with the court for the return of seized items from their home in September, a few months before a fire gutted the house.

Male passenger of two-vehicle collision dies

Despite assistance with the Jaws of Life, a male passenger died early Wednesday as a result of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 just south of the Macalister Overpass..
Senior centre in jeopardy

Senior centre in jeopardy

The Hart Pioneer Centre officials fear they may have to soon close their doors due to lack of funds.

Knife-wielding man threatens teen

A youth ran for his life Tuesday night when a stranger on the street pulled a seven-inch, hunting type knife, according to initial reports. The incident happened on Porter Avenue just after 10 p.m.

Sibling preference wins over school board trustees

School board trustees backed away Tuesday night from a first-come, first-serve approach to registering for choice programs at kindergarten in favour of giving preference to children who already have a sibling in the program.

Federal NDP say implement rail regulations now

NDP federal candidate Lois Boone and NDP MP Dennis Bevington say regulatory changes recommended in a 2010 rail review should be implemented now.

Independent HST panel appointed

The B.C. Liberal government has appointed an independent panel to provide analysis of the implications of keeping the harmonized sales tax or returning the province's former tax system.

Forests minister issues challenge to push forest deaths to zero

B.C. forests and mining minister Pat Bell has issued a province-wide challenge to the forest industry and workers: Make this the first year there are no deaths in the forest sector.

Avalanche claims life

An avalanche near Tumbler Ridge has claimed the life of a snowmobiler from Alberta. The location of the avalanche at Albright Ridge is known to be an alpine area used by a small number of experienced snowmobilers, RCMP Insp.
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