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Police calls see slight increase in 2015

Police calls see slight increase in 2015

The number of calls for police help went up from the first half of 2014 to the first half of 2015 in Fort St. John, jumping from 7,438 calls to 7,777, or about four per cent, according to the city’s top cop. Fort St. John Insp.
Troyer Ventures named entrepreneurship award finalist

Troyer Ventures named entrepreneurship award finalist

A local businessman was recently named as a finalist for a major accounting firm’s entrepreneurship award.
Non-profits splitting nearly $18K raised at music festival

Non-profits splitting nearly $18K raised at music festival

Six community groups in Fort St. John are getting a boost, and splitting nearly $18,000 in honorariums. About $17,800 was recently raised for local non-profits as part of the CanolaFest music festival, held at Peace Island Park July 18.

More changes to community events in Fort St. John

Fort St. John community services staff have shuffled around community events in light of recent changes caused by job action and other factors.

Union to resume talks with city

The union representing Fort St. John city workers has agreed to return to the table and meet with city officials Tuesday. City manager Dianne Hunter said that the B.C. Government and Services Employee Union reached out to the city on Friday.

Community groups juggling changes in wake of fire, strike

Leisure facilities in the city are going to be less active this summer. On Monday, the Pomeroy Sports Centre and the VAC Walking Track hours will be reduced to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
City strike rolls into week two

City strike rolls into week two

Union rejects offer to return to the bargaining table
Web group looks to connect city residents

Web group looks to connect city residents

A company that has helped the City of Fort St. John reach out residents online wants to create a new social networking site specifically for the city. Last week, PlaceSpeak — a B.C.
Pomeroy Sport Centre iced by strike

Pomeroy Sport Centre iced by strike

While the Pomeroy Sports Centre remains open during the Fort St. John worker strike, the city won’t be able to able to install ice by August.
Million dollar man

Million dollar man

Robert Harris is Fort St. John's newest millionaire