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Taking back the night, one step at a time

Taking back the night, one step at a time

Fort St. John women didn’t let a couple of hecklers stop them from taking back the night last Thursday. About 50 people were marching through the streets of Fort St.
New bus stop closer to Fort St. John Hospital

New bus stop closer to Fort St. John Hospital

Fort St. John city buses will offer front door delivery to the hospital starting today, thanks to a partnership between the city, BC Transit and Northern Health.
Ken and Arlene Boon: Energy conscious homesteaders

Ken and Arlene Boon: Energy conscious homesteaders

People of the Peace
Police searching for woman that attempted to rob liquor store

Police searching for woman that attempted to rob liquor store

Police are asking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly attempted to rob the Econo Liquor Store with a knife last Thursday. Police say that at about 5 p.m., a woman entered the Liquor Store and demanded money from the employee.
Changes proposed to non-profit tax law in Fort St. John

Changes proposed to non-profit tax law in Fort St. John

The city of Fort St. John could change its tax exemption policy so that non-profits and churches would have to pay taxes on vacant land or undeveloped parking lots they own.
Jordan McIntosh opening for George Canyon at Lido

Jordan McIntosh opening for George Canyon at Lido

So there’s a young singer from a small Ontario municipality whose name starts with “J.” He exudes a non-threatening “Teen Bop” pretty boy image and has a decent singing voice which lets him win a small-time talent competition.
Man arrested for robbing gas station

Man arrested for robbing gas station

The Fort St. John RCMP have arrested 36-year-old Robert William Clark for robbing a gas station. On Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m., a man robbed the Chevron station on Alaska Road North, taking cash and leaving on foot.
UPDATE 1: Man wanted for assault, theft, drunk driving

UPDATE 1: Man wanted for assault, theft, drunk driving

UPDATE 1 (Oct. 10, 10 a.m.): Fort St. John RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said the charges David "DJ" Cornell faces date back to 2011, coming from various incidents.
Two motorcycle crashes, one fatality in Fort St. John

Two motorcycle crashes, one fatality in Fort St. John

One local man died and another was injured in two separate accidents on Fort St. John roads. In the first incident, a 32-year-old Fort St. John man died after a reportedly self-caused crash Saturday morning. Fort St.
Health Care Crisis, Part 8: The ones who stay

Health Care Crisis, Part 8: The ones who stay

“It would bore me to death to sit in a clinic every day, and do the same stuff every day,” said Dr. Quinton DuPreez. He’s been in Fort St. John for six and a half years, and like many doctors in the area, he has a slight South African accent.