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100 Women look to raise $10K for one lucky, local charity

100 Women look to raise $10K for one lucky, local charity

If 100 women get together and donate $100 each, one lucky local charity can land themselves $10,000. Such is the idea behind 100 Women Who Care Fort St. John, a group recently started by women dedicated to helping their community.
Byelection 2017: Barry Wilkinson looks to pay forward city's generosity

Byelection 2017: Barry Wilkinson looks to pay forward city's generosity

When Barry Wilkinson moved to Fort St. John from Victoria 21 years ago, he came as a trucker with barely a dime to his name. It turned out to be just a small worry as Wilkinson quickly learned just how generous the city could be.
Byelection 2017: Edwina Nearhood looks to bring analytical eye to council

Byelection 2017: Edwina Nearhood looks to bring analytical eye to council

Edwina Nearhood loves a good stat. After all, stats are a key part of her job as a real estate appraiser, looking for trends and patterns emerging in the market. With the Sept.
Byelection 2017: Lilia Hansen looks to put her networks to work on city council

Byelection 2017: Lilia Hansen looks to put her networks to work on city council

Lilia Hansen has held a consistent and simple life motto when it comes to getting business done: just do it and get it done. The executive director of the Fort St.
Byelection 2017: Randy Vincent's interest in politics sparked by Trudeau, Trump

Byelection 2017: Randy Vincent's interest in politics sparked by Trudeau, Trump

Born and raised in Fort St. John, Randy Vincent has steadily built himself a background in business on both sides of the Peace River throughout his 36 years.
Byelection 2017: Becky Grimsrud sees city at a crossroads

Byelection 2017: Becky Grimsrud sees city at a crossroads

Becky Grimsrud knows all too well the uncertainty facing the city of Fort St. John and the crossroads it stands at as it pushes through the second half of 2017.
Byelection 2017: Christopher Flury grew up seeing city through public service

Byelection 2017: Christopher Flury grew up seeing city through public service

As an engineer working with some of the largest oil and gas players in Northeast B.C., Christopher Flury has always kept his eyes on politics—federally, provincially, and even internationally.
Byelection 2017: From lobbying to organizing, Cindy Dettling no stranger to politics

Byelection 2017: From lobbying to organizing, Cindy Dettling no stranger to politics

The way Cindy Dettling sees it, you never know what you can do unless you do it.
Smokey sky due to wind blowing up from southeast B.C.

Smokey sky due to wind blowing up from southeast B.C.

Winds blowing up from southern B.C. are responsible for the hazy sky over Fort St. John today. Environment Canada meteorologist Cindy Yu said she sees clouds and smoke in the satellite data over Fort St. John.
School district on hiring spree

School district on hiring spree

With the new school year just around the corner, School District 60 still has vacant teaching positions in several schools.