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Multi-artist exhibition celebrates nature at Peace Gallery North

Multi-artist exhibition celebrates nature at Peace Gallery North

The Peace Gallery North is once again turning its attention to the outdoors. But unlike the Peace Valley exhibit earlier in the year, this work is more all-encompassing.
Half-pound of cocaine seized in Halloween bust, say Fort St. John RCMP

Half-pound of cocaine seized in Halloween bust, say Fort St. John RCMP

Police have reported that a search warrant executed on Hallowe’en in Fort St. John resulted in a seizure of cocaine, marijuana and over $8,000 in cash. At around 8 a.m. on Oct.
Deadline looming for public comment on MDI use at Peace Valley OSB

Deadline looming for public comment on MDI use at Peace Valley OSB

Duncan Cran Elementary was one of the hottest spots in Fort St. John recently, as about 50 people came to speak out – mostly against – the Peace Valley OSB mill’s plan to use a new chemical in its procedure.
Fort St. John candidate responses

Fort St. John candidate responses

The following statements are the original, unedited responses from Fort St. John City Council candidates to questions posed by the Alaska Highway News.
Twelve people compete for six councillor positions in Fort St. John

Twelve people compete for six councillor positions in Fort St. John

In Fort St. John, two people are competing for every seat in the upcoming municipal election. Councils all over the province will have to make difficult decisions, and each have unique issues. Despite Fort St.
North Peace SPCA donation bins stolen

North Peace SPCA donation bins stolen

The North Peace SPCA is crying foul in the wake of a series of alleged thefts targeting their donation bins around Fort St. John. The first occurred at Rivers Animal Hospital in early October.
Fort St. John council presents preliminary operating budget

Fort St. John council presents preliminary operating budget

A preliminary 2015 operating budget presented to Fort St. John City Council suggests residents could possibly pay more in local taxes next year.
Road repair, infrastructure on list for Fort St. John 2015 capital budget

Road repair, infrastructure on list for Fort St. John 2015 capital budget

Just over half of a $25.4 million capital budget proposed for the city of Fort St. John goes towards upgrading roads – but in order to avoid drawing on reserves, staff said council must slim it down by $4.4 million.
Steampunk Sherlock ready to take the stage

Steampunk Sherlock ready to take the stage

Baker Street is being laid out right in Fort St. John, and all of the mystery, humour and intrigue you would expect to find there are coming along too – and, maybe, a few twists you didn’t expect.
Fort St. John RCMP release more  details of huge drug bust

Fort St. John RCMP release more details of huge drug bust

Fort St. John RCMP have released details on two alleged drug busts that were executed on Sept. 9 and Oct. 19, including a hidden compartment in a vehicle – which, police say, is something they are beginning to see more of from organized crime.