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From social strain to social gain

From social strain to social gain

Amnesty International report on industrial development impacts expected Nov. 4
19th Annual Wedding Show coming this Sunday

19th Annual Wedding Show coming this Sunday

The 19 th annual Fort St. John Wedding Show is just around the corner with everything brides-to-be could need in one place. Over 50 vendors will be in attendance this year, including florists, wineries, health and wellness, and of course, dresses.
Theatre review: God of Carnage a sadistic joy to watch

Theatre review: God of Carnage a sadistic joy to watch

As rehearsals for God of Carnage were gearing up to opening night earlier this month, director Jesse McCallum turned to me and said: "these people should not be in the same room together." Truer words have never been spoken.
Big Bam Ski Hill could be in big trouble come next winter

Big Bam Ski Hill could be in big trouble come next winter

You can hear the passion in Jody Mather’s voice when he talks about Big Bam Ski Hill. He talks as if it’s another one of his children—now, the hill is close to becoming a place dangerously close to the end without a little help.
Trash your yard waste with NEAT this weekend

Trash your yard waste with NEAT this weekend

Looking to get rid of all that yard waste? NEAT wants to take it off your hands this weekend. The annual Yard Waste Collection is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the site of the old Visitor’s Centre.
Country dinner brings in $6,000 for Ride for the Disabled

Country dinner brings in $6,000 for Ride for the Disabled

The Charlie Lake Community Hall was filled with good ole country tunes and a night full of dancing Sept. 17, as local residents helped bring in at least $6,000 for the North Peace Ride for the Disabled.
Man arrested in Logan Lake has links to Peace Region drug trade

Man arrested in Logan Lake has links to Peace Region drug trade

22-year-old Lahway Merrit of Williams Lake is charged with one count of trafficking in a controlled substance.
Kirby Dreher birdies her way into the hall

Kirby Dreher birdies her way into the hall

Fort St. John’s own Kirby Dreher was inducted into the Kent State University sports hall of fame on the weekend
Zombies invade Fort St. John this weekend

Zombies invade Fort St. John this weekend

A horde of the undead will be shambling through downtown Fort St. John this Saturday for the seventh annual Zombie Walk. The Kin Club of Fort St.
Love Bomb play targets sex trafficking

Love Bomb play targets sex trafficking

Love bombing is not as happy as it sounds. The term refers to an “attempt to influence a person by lavish demonstrations of attention and affection.” It’s a common tactic by pimps to groom young girls into selling themselves.