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Beyond the Blues aims to educate the public about mental health

Beyond the Blues aims to educate the public about mental health

As the weather turns from the warm sunny days of summer to the chilly darkness of winter, it can be difficult to maintain a positive frame of mind. For those feeling stressed, depressed or anxious this time of year, there is support available.
World Under-17 hockey tournament host to be named in November

World Under-17 hockey tournament host to be named in November

The Peace Region will know by the end of November whether or not it will play host to its second World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in three years. Last week , Dawson Creek and Fort St.
Sisters in Spirit remembers missing and murdered women from Peace

Sisters in Spirit remembers missing and murdered women from Peace

Rene. Stacey. Shirley. Sandra. Molly. Pam. Cynthia. Florence. Nora. Crystal. These are just some of the names indigenous women that have gone missing from the Peace Region.
Wintry start to October a reminder to plan ahead when travelling

Wintry start to October a reminder to plan ahead when travelling

With a wet and wintry blast to begin October and predictions of a La Nina weather event like no other since 1998-99, the Peace Region appears destined for some woeful winter weather this year.
Progress on cat and bee bylaws

Progress on cat and bee bylaws

The City of Fort St. John plans to roll out public consultations on a new cat bylaw. On Tuesday, councillors directed city staff to develop a consultation plan for residents.
Viterra takes over Fort St. John grain elevator operations

Viterra takes over Fort St. John grain elevator operations

Viterra has officially assumed operations of the Fort St. John grain elevator, the company has announced. In a statement on Tuesday, the company said it took over operations of the Fort St. John grain elevator through a lease agreement on Sept. 1.
Crime down in first six months of 2016

Crime down in first six months of 2016

But sex and some property crimes on the rise, latest police report shows

Fort St. John Women's Resource Society not in danger of losing non-profit status

The Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society is in no danger of losing their not-for-profit status. A Facebook post on WTF Fort St. John claiming the WRS needs 40 new members signed up by Oct.
Chemo care cut from Dawson Creek Hospital

Chemo care cut from Dawson Creek Hospital

Chemotherapy I.V. treatments have been temporarily suspended at the facility
A feast to burst bellies

A feast to burst bellies

Salvation Army serves up healthy, hearty Thanksgiving meal for 100