Publication: Alaska Highway News

First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Grasshoppers plague local farmers

The Peace Region is experiencing “a bit of a plague” of grasshoppers, according to local farmers.Irmi Critcher, a director with the Grain Growers of Canada, said that Peace Region farmers are dealing with a high number of grasshoppers. And in some cases, ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Business Forecast: Escalating...

Conflicts in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza are causing more uncertainty in the markets. Worries that Russia could invade its Ukrainian neighbour is of particular concern to investors. Loading Video... ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 10 2014]
Entities: Escalation, Iraq, Ukraine
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Raw Video: Team of 20 unicycl...

A team of unicyclists practice its act ahead of the Freestyle Group competition at Unicon 17 in Montreal. Group artistic performance demonstrate links and combinations of various freestyle tricks in a choreography. Loading Video... ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Passing the torch

A five-way business venture is changing hands for the first time in 32 years, with the last of its founding partners officially retiring on Oct. 31 – though he says he won’t really be retired if he’s still coming in for coffee all of the time.Don Kirschman, ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 10 2014]
Entities: Coffee, Mechanic, Owner
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mayoral candidate's portraits...

The CNE has canned portraits of the three leading Torontonian mayoral candidates. Rob Ford, Olivia Chow and John Tory have had their faces sculpted out of cans of tuna by American non-profit Canstruction to raise hunger awareness. ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Police bust grow op near Duncan Cran Elementary

Fort St. John RCMP have busted a large marijuana grow operating near Duncan Cran Elementary School.Police carried out a search warrant at a property on 89th avenue Thursday and seized 175 marijuana plants. The mounties characterized the operation as "sophisticated" ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

DC teachers turn to Fall Fair for part time work

When the B.C. government and the teachers’ union sit down this weekend to try to hammer out a deal before the rapidly approaching start of the school year, Deirdre McDonald will be guarding the midway gate at the Dawson Creek Fall Fair."It's much easier ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Taylor council votes down free exercise

" / Taylor’s District Council, seemingly regretfully, turned down a request by a local business to have certain municipal facility fees waived in return for free exercise sessions forresidents.Chelsea Coles and Breanne Grunwald attended Tuesday’s meeting ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

FSJ gets biggest quake in two years

" / Fort St. John had its most significant earthquake in two years recently, according to a Natural Resources Canada seismologist.But chances are, you didn’t feel it happen.On Monday morning at around 10 a.m., Natural Resources recorded an earthquake ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Calf scramblin' dynasty in Dawson Creek

" / Each night at the Dawson Creek Exhibition and Stampede, just before the sun sets, someone ties a ribbon around the tail of a calf.A few minutes later, the hapless calf is released into a sea of kids, all trying to catch the calf and snag the ribbon. ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Trackers gearing up for 2015 season

" / The Northeast B.C and Yukon Midget Trackers have taken a small step in order to prepare for the upcoming 2014-2015 season with the naming of new head coach Shawn Brinsky.Trackers General Manager Brant Leer noted that based on Brinsky’s vast experience ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Midget
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Top chuckwagon drivers take center stage in Dawson Creek

" / The “greatest show in the peace” took center stage in Dawson Creek starting Wednesday night and as usual the chuckwagons grabbed the reigns on the show at the grandstand.The crowd was lively as some of the best racers in western Canada took to the ... [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]

Quotes

"I'm hoping something happens," she said of the latest round of bargaining. "It's difficult not knowing when we'll be going back. The uncertainty isn't nice."
" / Taylor’s District Council, seemingly regretfully, turned down a request by a local business to have certain municipal facility fees waived in return for free exercise sessions for"
" / Fort St. John had its most significant earthquake in two years recently, according to a Natural Resources Canada seismologist."
" / Each night at the Dawson Creek Exhibition and Stampede, just before the sun sets, someone ties a ribbon around the tail of a calf."

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FSJ gets biggest quake in two years [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
Calf scramblin' dynasty in Dawson Creek [Published Alaska Highway News - Aug 08 2014]
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