National Energy Board predicts higher prices for gas

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The National Energy Board says Canadians need to brace for more than just winter. It's predicting an increase in the cost of fuel to heat homes and also at the pumps. In the case of natural gas, its forecast says the prices could climb 5 to 20 percent compared to last year.     Super storm Sandy is being blamed for the expected rise in prices.

Run of river project scrapped

An Alberta utility will not put a run of river hydro project though a pristine B.C. valley. TransAlta Utilities has scrapped its plans for an IPP in the Incomappleux valley near Revelstoke.

Peachland murder trial coming to a close

A Supreme Court judge will finish his final instructions to the jury in the Ashlee Hyatt murder trial Friday morning. An 18 year old West Kelowna woman is accused of fatally stabbing the Peachland teen at a party two years ago.  On Thursday, the lawyer defending the accused teen argued that her client is the victim of a conspiracy by other teens to frame her and that no one saw her client plunge the knife into Hyatt. However, the Crown said the accused lied about her involvement in the June 2010 incident and has concocted a story accusing another girl of the killing.

Cameras focus on highway of tears


B.C.'s notorious "Highway of Tears" is the subject of the latest investigation by a top rated U.S. TV show. "48 Hours" is featuring a documentary on the women who mysteriously disappeared or were murdered near highways in northern and central B.C.


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