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B.C. gyms, bars, lounges ordered closed due to COVID-19 can apply for relief grants

B.C. gyms, bars, lounges ordered closed due to COVID-19 can apply for relief grants

VICTORIA — Businesses ordered to close last month because of public health measures in British Columbia to limit the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant can now apply for provincial relief grants of up to $10,000.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations surge to 500

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations surge to 500

There have not been more COVID-19 patients in B.C. hospitals since April.
Overdose calls dropped 22% in Fort St. John last year

Overdose calls dropped 22% in Fort St. John last year

City has averaged 92 calls a year since 2016 
Letters: Snowdog sponsorship grooms the trails

Letters: Snowdog sponsorship grooms the trails

Blizzard cyclists give thanks for generous donation from NorthRiver Midstream
City to implement COVID-19 testing program for unvaccinated staff

City to implement COVID-19 testing program for unvaccinated staff

The City of Fort St. John says it will be introducing a Covid-19 testing program for staff as an alternative to vaccination.
Fort St. John artist receives $10,000 for Filipino documentary project

Fort St. John artist receives $10,000 for Filipino documentary project

Fort St. John artist Ovvian Castrillo Hill has received $10,000 in funding to help tell the history of the Filipino community in the Peace region.
B’nai Brith joins call to scrub Bedaux name from local landmarks

B’nai Brith joins call to scrub Bedaux name from local landmarks

Expeditionist Charles Bedaux was an ‘odious' and 'deplorable' figure who does not 'reflect Canadian values', organization says
Silver Willow 4H Report

Silver Willow 4H Report

As we all hoped for snow and no new regulations, the Silver Willow 4H club was able to enjoy an in-person meeting in December.
Northern Health region sees more than 160 new cases of COVID-19

Northern Health region sees more than 160 new cases of COVID-19

Pandemic has claimed another life in northern B.C.
Pool reopen after extreme cold snap

Pool reopen after extreme cold snap

The North Peace Leisure Pool reopened Wednesday morning following mechanical failures caused by the extreme cold last week.