Skip to content

Fort St. John News

Cemetery's vandalized statue to be replaced in 2016

Cemetery's vandalized statue to be replaced in 2016

The City of Fort St. John is planning to replace a vandalized religious statue at one of its cemeteries next year. The city confirms it intends to purchase a new statue for the Fort St. John Cemetery through the 2016 capital budget.
Credit union making headway on new plan for old St. Martin’s church site

Credit union making headway on new plan for old St. Martin’s church site

A church that has been in the community for nearly 44 years is now a pile of rubble. St. Martin’s Anglican Church held it last service June 28, and by Aug. 13, the house of worship was no longer standing.
City eyes Nov. 1 start date for curbside recycling

City eyes Nov. 1 start date for curbside recycling

The City of Fort St. John wants to start curbside recycling on Nov. 1, according to a tender posted on the city's website.
Burgers and petrol to anchor new highway retail centre

Burgers and petrol to anchor new highway retail centre

Up to eight new businesses could soon come to Fort St. John as part of a commercial expansion in the southwest of town.
Cabbie assaulted, tossed from cab

Cabbie assaulted, tossed from cab

Police are investigating after a taxi driver was assaulted and thrown out of his cab early Sunday morning. On Sunday at around 3 a.m., a taxi from Bernard Taxi Services picked up a male passenger at the Chevron Gas Station on Alaska Road North.
North Peace Fall Fair back for 68th year

North Peace Fall Fair back for 68th year

Even in the age of Wi-Fi, Snapchat, and video games, there’s still some fun to be had watching a tractor pull stuff. You can catch them doing just that this weekend at the North Peace Fall Fair, set to kick off Aug.
Centenarian celebration fit for a pioneer

Centenarian celebration fit for a pioneer

Ada Bell has been around to see more descendants than most people: 9 children, 28 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren
Choir cash and parking lot hoedowns: FSJ city council highlights

Choir cash and parking lot hoedowns: FSJ city council highlights

Council gives cash to choir Fort St. John city council voted to give the North Peace Community Choir $1,000 to travel to Carnegie Hall in New York City this fall. The money came out of a Fort St. John contingency fund, which, as of Aug.
Artists reflect on the changing landscape of the Peace

Artists reflect on the changing landscape of the Peace

When Kit Fast returned to Dawson Creek in 2003 after a 25-year absence working in the military across Canada, he wasn't surprised that things hadn't changed much in his small hometown that sprung up from its humble agricultural roots.
Man accused of slashing victim's neck at party

Man accused of slashing victim's neck at party

Peter Real Hamelin charged with attempted murder