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Health Care Crisis Part 9: Officials to start meeting weekly

Health Care Crisis Part 9: Officials to start meeting weekly

A task force to address the lack of health care professionals in Fort St. John is coming together, but so far the group has not decided when or where they will meet.
Aboriginal women missing, but not forgotten at Sisters in Spirit vigil

Aboriginal women missing, but not forgotten at Sisters in Spirit vigil

Rene Gunning was a 19-year-old like any other. Paige Wilde, 17, describes her as an “amazing” person: “She always made everybody laugh and smile. She was really outgoing.
Fort St. John's Passivhaus to get its first tenants

Fort St. John's Passivhaus to get its first tenants

Passivhaus, the energy-efficient test house in Fort St. John scheduled for completion in December, will be getting two year-long tenants soon after, the city decided at Tuesday’s council meeting.
Challenge set for Fort St. John running series

Challenge set for Fort St. John running series

Fitness enthusiasts are enjoying the chance get their sweat on for a few weeks at the Pomeroy Sport Centre, as the Winter Challenge Series goes strong for another year.
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.