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Remembrance Day ceremonies commemorate 100 years of armistice

Remembrance Day ceremonies commemorate 100 years of armistice

As hundreds huddled in the brisk cold to stay warm during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Fort St.
Man fined $2,000 for illegal wolf trap

Man fined $2,000 for illegal wolf trap

A man has been fined $2,000 for setting an illegal wolf trap near the Halfway and Graham Rivers in 2016. Dave Gerber, born 1957, was handed the fine Nov. 5 on a charge of illegally trapping a wolf/fox/coyote/lynx/bobcat under B.C.
North Peace teachers defrizz their grizz, help raise $5,700 to support student's cancer battle

North Peace teachers defrizz their grizz, help raise $5,700 to support student's cancer battle

North Peace Secondary students and teachers came together to raise more than $5,700 on Oct. 30 in support of one of their own and her battle with cancer.
New Fort St. John city council sworn in

New Fort St. John city council sworn in

Fort St. John's mayor and city councillors took their oaths of office on Monday evening.
Proportional representation ballots slowly trickling in

Proportional representation ballots slowly trickling in

Elections BC has received more than 22,000 proportional representation ballots, with just 106 of them from the Northeast. That’s just 0.7% of the 3.
November snow quickly piles up in Fort St. John

November snow quickly piles up in Fort St. John

In other news, it's been a snowy start to November. So snowy in fact that the first four days have already tallied up a new daily snowfall record and more snow than Fort St. John usually sees on average for the month. The city recorded 36.
Poppy campaign raises $22,000 through two weekends

Poppy campaign raises $22,000 through two weekends

Fort St. John's annual poppy campaign has raised a record of $22,000 over the last two weekends. Cadets were out in full force on the weekends of Oct. 27 and Nov 3, and residents were gracious with their donations. "That's astounding," said Capt.
Court Docket: October 29 - November 2

Court Docket: October 29 - November 2

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending Nov. 2, 2018.
Fort St. John Hospital Foundation is calling all angels

Fort St. John Hospital Foundation is calling all angels

The Fort St. John Hospital Foundation's annual Be An Angel campaign is underway, and officials hope to raise $250,000 this season to buy much needed medical equipment, including an ultrasound machine for the emergency room.
Canfor curtailing production at its B.C. sawmills

Canfor curtailing production at its B.C. sawmills

Canfor is cutting fourth quarter production by about 10 per cent at its B.C. sawmills.