Sawmill stories

March 24, 2018 0

by Andru McCracken You may have heard an old timer wax poetic about the hundreds of small mills that dotted the countryside between the provincial border and Prince George, mills creating poles, posts, railroad ties, […]

Million dollar sewer upgrade

March 23, 2018 0

by Andru McCracken On March 9, McBride heard word that it would receive close to a million dollars to pour into its storm water drains and sanitary sewer project. The municipality installed a new eco-sensitive […]

Local clubs discuss downturn in sledders

March 22, 2018 0

by Andru McCracken Up in Valemount While Valemount is seeing “extremely low numbers” of sledders right now, trail pass sales this winter are up slightly from last year. “The average this season compared to last […]

185 hectares

March 21, 2018 0

by Andru McCracken The Province has transferred 185 hectares of Crown land to the Simpcw First Nation, parcels in Tete Jaune Cache and close to Valemount. The Minister of Forests, Doug Donaldson, said it is […]

MP wants more firearm screening

March 20, 2018 0

by Andru McCracken The Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies is letting everyone know he supports increased screening for firearms acquisition. Bob Zimmer said Canada has good screening now, but he supports more. […]


Outcry over possible school closure

March 17, 2018 0
by Andru McCracken Whether the McBride Elementary school stays in its current building or ‘co-locates’ with the McBride Secondary School is not on the table for the 2018-2019 school year. But with combined enrolment numbers [...]


Songs by Max

February 7, 2018 0
by Andru McCracken It took some doing, but Maxine Martens has released her first album called Strong Enough. It was recorded at a music studio in Grande Prairie near her home in Beaverlodge, Alberta. Martens [...]

Editorial: Historic investors

March 18, 2018 0

by Andru McCracken, Editor I’m happy the Simpcw First Nation has secured some private land in the Valemount area. In an age when getting Crown land is nearly impossible, it may make them seem incredibly […]

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