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Former Fort St. John visitor info centre part of 'rec block'

Former Fort St. John visitor info centre part of 'rec block'

The city of Fort St. John has announced that its old visitor and business resource centres, which were demolished over the summer, are part of the city’s recreation block, and the land will be held for public use rather than being sold.
Fort St. John's health care crisis debated in Victoria

Fort St. John's health care crisis debated in Victoria

Northeast B.C.'s health care crisis was debated on Tuesday in Victoria, with NDP MLAs attacking their Liberal counterparts for the government’s handling of the region’s dire medical staff shortage, while the Liberals attempted to defend their record.
Art to the highest bidder at annual Art Auction

Art to the highest bidder at annual Art Auction

Artists and art lovers alike gathered at the Pomeroy Hotel in Fort St. John this weekend to eat, drink and bid on pieces of art, all to raise money for Peace Gallery North.
Ready, set, build at the Fort St. John Library

Ready, set, build at the Fort St. John Library

A cacophony of sound filled the North Peace Cultural Centre, as 20 families competed in the fourth annual Fort St. John Public Library Extreme Lego Challenge.
Fort St. John to lose its last walk-in clinic

Fort St. John to lose its last walk-in clinic

ABC Medical Clinic no longer accepting unattached walk-in patients
Fort St. John Hospital's prenatal clinic celebrates nine months

Fort St. John Hospital's prenatal clinic celebrates nine months

Mary Neudorf knows a thing or two about pregnancy. And while at one time, she had some reservations about the patient care strategy at Fort St.
One stop, eight charges for Fort St. John man in Vernon

One stop, eight charges for Fort St. John man in Vernon

Cops might call it a check stop jackpot. A Fort St. John man was arrested near Vernon, RCMP said, for allegedly driving drunk with unregistered guns while sporting stolen licence plates on his truck — and not having a drivers license.
Health Care Crisis Part 9: Officials to start meeting weekly

Health Care Crisis Part 9: Officials to start meeting weekly

A task force to address the lack of health care professionals in Fort St. John is coming together, but so far the group has not decided when or where they will meet.
Aboriginal women missing, but not forgotten at Sisters in Spirit vigil

Aboriginal women missing, but not forgotten at Sisters in Spirit vigil

Rene Gunning was a 19-year-old like any other. Paige Wilde, 17, describes her as an “amazing” person: “She always made everybody laugh and smile. She was really outgoing.
Fort St. John's Passivhaus to get its first tenants

Fort St. John's Passivhaus to get its first tenants

Passivhaus, the energy-efficient test house in Fort St. John scheduled for completion in December, will be getting two year-long tenants soon after, the city decided at Tuesday’s council meeting.