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Missing Prince George teen could be in Fort St. John: RCMP

Missing Prince George teen could be in Fort St. John: RCMP

The Prince George RCMP are requesting the public's help in locating a missing local youth who has not been heard from in a week. Keira Zoe Prince, 17, is described as First Nations, 170 cm (5'7"), with medium build, brown hair, brown eyes.
Housing market cooling, but NEBC a good long-term bet

Housing market cooling, but NEBC a good long-term bet

The average selling price for a home in Fort St. John has dropped nearly $17,000 in the first six months of 2016, making the city a buyer’s market that’s getting noticed outside the region.
Wheel-A-Thon to keep Hope Air engines running

Wheel-A-Thon to keep Hope Air engines running

Two local ladies in wheelchairs are at it again this year, doing laps around the track at the Pomeroy Sport Centre to raise funds for Fort St. John residents who need financial help accessing medical care in larger city centres.
Car wash fundraiser will help local man get new wheelchair

Car wash fundraiser will help local man get new wheelchair

Is your vehicle in need of a wash? You could get it clean and help a local man get a new wheelchair. Kelly Wayne Clark was born at 31 weeks with cerebral palsy.
Digging up history at cemetery tour

Digging up history at cemetery tour

The history of Fort St. John will come alive, so to speak, this Friday, July 22. The Fort St. John North Peace Museum is hosting a guided tour of the Fort St.
Canfor opens new pellet plants in Chetwynd and Fort St. John

Canfor opens new pellet plants in Chetwynd and Fort St. John

Canfor cut the ribbon on two new pellet plants in Chetwynd and Fort St. John on Tuesday.
Freedom Thinkers gains independent school status

Freedom Thinkers gains independent school status

A Baldonnel school that focuses on project-based learning has recently gained independent status from the province and is adding an extra classroom as it gears up for the fall.
City construction down, but silver lining to be found

City construction down, but silver lining to be found

Construction values in Fort St. John have dropped by more than 70 per cent year-over-year, recent data from the city shows.
NewLeaf pulls Fort St. John flights

NewLeaf pulls Fort St. John flights

The NewLeaf Travel Company has pulled the plug on its plans to offer flights out of Fort St. John, but the local airport hopes the company will be back at the table soon.
Officials assessing damage, repairs after brief deluge and flash flooding in Fort St. John

Officials assessing damage, repairs after brief deluge and flash flooding in Fort St. John

A brief bout of torrential rain and high winds caused flash flooding in areas around Fort St. John Tuesday night, including 93 Avenue near 100 Street where a $3 million storm sewer upgrade is underway. Intense rain began around 7 p.m.