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God of Carnage play puts parents under the microscope

God of Carnage play puts parents under the microscope

Stage North opens season with 2009 Tony Award winner on Sept. 22
FSJ filmmaker vies for $10K prize

FSJ filmmaker vies for $10K prize

A filmmaker with Fort St. John roots is looking to lasso local votes to help her fund a short film about a Wild West where women are in charge.
Canning drive focuses on food security, skills

Canning drive focuses on food security, skills

Those who followed their nose this past weekend found themselves at Calvary Baptist Church, where the Northern Environmental Action Team and a crew of volunteers were found stewing apples, strawberries, tomatoes and more.
Library lets you DIY with self checkout

Library lets you DIY with self checkout

There's a new machine at the Fort St. John Public Library pays out in literacy. The library unveiled a new self checkout station Sept. 8.
RCMP search for equipment stolen from Surerus

RCMP search for equipment stolen from Surerus

Fort St. John RCMP are searching for a side-by-side and utility trailer stolen from Surerus Pipeline last week.
New firefighting equipment ready for action at North Peace airport

New firefighting equipment ready for action at North Peace airport

The North Peace Regional Airport has a pair of new vehicles in its fleet.
Northeast unemployment falls for fourth-straight month, but remains B.C.’s highest

Northeast unemployment falls for fourth-straight month, but remains B.C.’s highest

Northeast B.C.’s unemployment rate fell for the fourth month in a row in August, but the region continued to have the highest percentage of joblessness in British Columbia. The region registered an 8.
Firefighters honour victims at 9-11 memorial

Firefighters honour victims at 9-11 memorial

Most Canadians remember where they were Sept. 11, 2001, when news broke that a pair of passenger jets crashed into the World Trade Center towers, followed by a third into the Pentagon and a fourth into a field in Pennsylvania. Fort St.
Council moves ahead with boundary extension

Council moves ahead with boundary extension

Councillors approved a provincial application seeking to include 665 hectares of land within the city’s boundaries behind closed doors on Aug. 26. The city made the announcement on Sept.
School bus funding welcomed, but not guaranteed

School bus funding welcomed, but not guaranteed

While the school district plans to apply for $425,000 in bus funding and eliminate fees for families this year, officials say there’s still work to be done to get the province to properly fund student transportation needs.