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Three new nurse practitioners now working in the Peace

Three new nurse practitioners now working in the Peace

Northern Health says it has recruited two new nurse practitioners to Fort St. John and another to Chetwynd. Michael Tantongco and Virginia Davis have already arrived in Fort St.
Baby safe as 11-hour standoff in Charlie Lake ends

Baby safe as 11-hour standoff in Charlie Lake ends

An hours-long standoff in Charlie Lake has ended. Fort St. John RCMP Inspector Mike Kurvers confirmed the matter was resolved shortly after 10:30 pm Sunday.
North Peace Airport tops 257,000 passengers in 2015

North Peace Airport tops 257,000 passengers in 2015

Passenger traffic at the North Peace Regional Airport set another record last year despite economic headwinds, officials say. A new record of 257,295 passengers came through the airport in 2015, up from the 252,729 passengers seen in 2014.
Peace pharmacies helping to personalize medication

Peace pharmacies helping to personalize medication

Two Peace Region pharmacies have played a key role in helping researchers understand the links between prescription drugs and the varying effects on the people who take them. Pharmacies in Fort St.
Accused liquor store robbers granted bail

Accused liquor store robbers granted bail

The man and woman accused in Saturday night’s armed robbery of a Fort St. John liquor store were granted bail Thursday morning. Montgomery Nelligan, 25, and Anna Krasemann, 28, appeared in provincial court on charges of robbery with a firearm.
SD 60 pitching in $264K for new $24.8M school

SD 60 pitching in $264K for new $24.8M school

School District 60 is putting $264,000 towards the new school to be built in the northwest part of the city, the board heard on Monday.
Orcs, robots and more in new School District 60 online courses

Orcs, robots and more in new School District 60 online courses

Biotechnology, early childhood education, Lord of the Rings, and women’s studies are some of the new course offerings senior secondary students can take from the comfort of their own home.
School District 60 Trustee Ida Campbell takes the gavel

School District 60 Trustee Ida Campbell takes the gavel

Long-time School District 60 trustee Ida Campbell took over as chairperson from Jaret Thompson on Jan. 25.
101 parents add voices to call to replace aging Ecole Central Elementary

101 parents add voices to call to replace aging Ecole Central Elementary

Ecole Central Elementary’s Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is adding weight to School District 60’s plea to the province for a replacement school with 101 signed letters from concerned parents.
Fort St. John closes Site C talks with BC Hydro

Fort St. John closes Site C talks with BC Hydro

The City of Fort St. John says it has "closed the loop" on Site C negotiations with BC Hydro.