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Two Syrian refugee families on their way to Fort St. John

Two Syrian refugee families on their way to Fort St. John

In little more than a month, Fort St. John will be home to two Syrian refugee families. The Charlie Lake Community Church congregation voted unanimously Jan. 14 to sponsor a Syrian refugee family.
Pricey Alaska Highway road sign shot up

Pricey Alaska Highway road sign shot up

Police looking for suspect who damaged electronic road information sign at Mile 80
Fort St. John city council awards seven groups base budget grants

Fort St. John city council awards seven groups base budget grants

City council approved seven applications for 2016 base budget grants at Monday’s meeting.
School District 60 taking parents back to school with new curriculum session

School District 60 taking parents back to school with new curriculum session

Parents interested in learning about the new curriculum to be implemented across B.C. for Kindergarten to Grade 9 students will have a chance to do so later this month. On Jan.
Fort St. John gearing up for High on Ice winter festival

Fort St. John gearing up for High on Ice winter festival

Snowmobile rides, an adult dodgeball tournament and a family carnival are just some of the new additions to this year’s upcoming High on Ice winter festival. This Family Day long weekend, Feb.
Fort St. John Public Library feels 'disregarded' as council rejects extra funding

Fort St. John Public Library feels 'disregarded' as council rejects extra funding

The Fort St. John Public Library needs extra money for more staff, additional space and expanded programming, but it won’t be getting a boost from the city.
Fort St. John Council endorses Garrison Landing secondary suite amendment

Fort St. John Council endorses Garrison Landing secondary suite amendment

City council endorsed an amended neighbourhood plan for the remaining portions of the Garrison Landing development at Monday’s meeting.
Dr. Kearney Middle School takes us 'Into The Woods'

Dr. Kearney Middle School takes us 'Into The Woods'

Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, witches, wolves and mysterious potions are taking the stage tomorrow night in Dr. Kearney Middle School’s production of Into the Woods Jr.
After 48 years, Pryndiks close drill bit shop

After 48 years, Pryndiks close drill bit shop

Alec Pryndik has been in the drill bit business for 48 years, but with the downturn in the economy, and having recently lost his wife, he’s closed the doors on Pryndik Bit and Supply Limited. On Jan.
Residents talk budget with Fort St. John city council

Residents talk budget with Fort St. John city council

Despite a proposed decrease in the tax rate, the average Fort St. John resident will have a larger tax bill this year due to a rise in assessments. That was one of the takeaways from public hearing on Fort St. John's 2016 budget.