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Former Fort St. John mayor wins federal by-election

Former Fort St. John mayor wins federal by-election

A former Fort St. John mayor is back in office – in Ottawa. Jim Eglinski, who served as head of the Energetic City from 2005 to 2008, was elected to represent the Alberta riding of Yellowhead in a Federal by-election on Monday.
Hearings get underway for Montney Pipeline proposal

Hearings get underway for Montney Pipeline proposal

A series of hearings to analyze a proposed 301-kilometre natural gas pipeline that would pass through the Fort St. John area began in that city Monday.
Apprentices get some help with job match tool

Apprentices get some help with job match tool

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) and WorkBC launched their online Apprentice Job Match tool at Northern Lights College in Fort St. John.
These are the most dangerous intersections in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek

These are the most dangerous intersections in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek

Sharon Daniels is not impressed with the intersection of the Alaska Highway and Old Fort Road, on the western edge of Fort St. John. "This intersection is nasty," she said. "There's always an accident here – at least three or four a winter.
Fort St. John stunned by B.C.’s worst voter turnout

Fort St. John stunned by B.C.’s worst voter turnout

As explanations for not voting in a municipal election go, Roshann Cornwall’s may be pretty good. “I didn’t figure that my vote would be proper, because I’m leaving in like 20 days,” she said.
Will the cat come back? Family searching for pet before move

Will the cat come back? Family searching for pet before move

It isn’t hard to spot missing pet posters on light posts and billboards around town, but for the Hoff family, time is ticking for their lost cat Bill.
The challenges and triumphs of women in energy

The challenges and triumphs of women in energy

Women may make up more than 50 per cent of the global population, but in the oilpatch, it’s still a man’s world. Not everyone wants to keep it that way, though. Many of the attendees at a recent Women in Energy workshop in Fort St.
School District 60 candidate responses

School District 60 candidate responses

The following statements are the original, unedited responses from SD 60 trustee candidates to questions posed by the Alaska Highway News.
School District 60 decides

School District 60 decides

A good portion of next term’s School District 60 board has already been decided, but the race is still on for the three seats representing Fort St. John itself.
School District 60 candidates face off at forum

School District 60 candidates face off at forum

Seven of the 10 candidates for seats on the SD 60 board gathered at the Fort St. John Legion to engage in a public forum leading up to the Nov. 15 election.