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Treaty 8 receives $134K for labour study

Treaty 8 receives $134K for labour study

The Treaty 8 Tribal Association is receiving $134,000 in B.C.
Home assessments up in most of northeast

Home assessments up in most of northeast

NRRM and Tumbler Ridge buck rising home price trend, falling about 3.7 and 17.1 per cent, respectively
Drunk man allegedly walks through front door of family's home, demands alcohol: Police

Drunk man allegedly walks through front door of family's home, demands alcohol: Police

A Fort St. John family was given a lesson in locking their front door on Sunday when an allegedly intoxicated man barged into their home and demanded liquor. Fort St. John RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Jodi Shelkie confirmed that around 8:50 p.m.
UPDATED: RCMP issue arrest warrant for Fort St. John woman

UPDATED: RCMP issue arrest warrant for Fort St. John woman

UPDATE: Nicole Michelle Edzerza turned herself in to the Fort St. John RCMP on Jan. 6. She is no longer wanted by the police. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Fort St. John woman who failed to appear for her court date.
New Year's babies for the Peace Region

New Year's babies for the Peace Region

Welcome the newest addition to Fort St. John, and the first baby born in Northern British Columbia in 2015: Redmond Lawrence Fitzgerald. Redmond was born to Lyeah Lamb and Bruce Fitzgerald at 12:52 a.m. on Jan.
Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm's year in review

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm's year in review

Even if he weren’t an elected official, 2014 would still have been a notable year for Pat Pimm. When he began the year, he was Agriculture Minister. He had just been diagnosed with colon cancer.
Fort St. John rallies behind hurting family

Fort St. John rallies behind hurting family

A young mother and her newborn baby are experiencing an outpouring of generosity from the Fort St. John community after tragedy struck at the close of 2014.
Brian Daley: Small town life far more appealing

Brian Daley: Small town life far more appealing

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Thieves hit On The Rocks liquor store on Sunday

Thieves hit On The Rocks liquor store on Sunday

On the Rocks Liquor Store on Alaska Highway and 86th Street was robbed on Sunday morning, according to police.
Fort St. John RCMP gets new top cop

Fort St. John RCMP gets new top cop

Sgt. Michael J. Kurvers will replace Pat Egan to head up the Fort St. John RCMP detachment. Egan was transferred to Ottawa last summer.