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Library could see funding boost in 2017

Library could see funding boost in 2017

Fort St. John’s public library could see its slice of city funding increase for the first time in nearly a decade in 2017.
Poppy campaign kicks off Sunday

Poppy campaign kicks off Sunday

The Royal Canadian Legion will kick off its annual poppy campaign in Fort St. John on Oct. 30.
Documentary celebrates hero of the Charlie Lake Tragedy

Documentary celebrates hero of the Charlie Lake Tragedy

Three years ago, a Swedish filmmaker visited Fort St. John to learn everything she could about a Swedish trapper and how he came to save five men from drowning in Charlie Lake during the building of the Alaska Highway.
Construction lobby group joins Resource Municipalities Coalition

Construction lobby group joins Resource Municipalities Coalition

Similar mindsets carry powerful message and a loud voice, ICBA VP says
Living through history

Living through history

Pioneer Zylpha Alexander played big part in preserving local heritage and sharing it with the next generation
Gallery looks to bolster Art Auction haul

Gallery looks to bolster Art Auction haul

At least $10,000 still needed to launch new program
Local Mounties now armed with fentanyl antidote

Local Mounties now armed with fentanyl antidote

Police in Fort St. John are being trained and equipped with a lifesaving antidote for the deadly drug fentanyl. In a report to council earlier this month, Staff Sgt.
Bringing food security to the table

Bringing food security to the table

Food security is as much a modern issue as it was a century ago. The Northern Environmental Action Team and Urban Systems invited members of the public to Come To The Table Oct.
Animals of the Week: Goldie & Moo Moo

Animals of the Week: Goldie & Moo Moo

Each week, the Alaska Highway News will feature an animal or two that's currently available for adoption at the North Peace SPCA in order to help them find a forever home.
Vacant home destroyed by fire

Vacant home destroyed by fire

A fire that destroyed a vacant house on 101 Avenue last week will be officially reported as undetermined, but officials still say the cause is suspicious. The Fort St. John Fire Department responded to the blaze on Oct. 13 around 8:22 p.m.