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UPDATE 1: Man wanted for assault, theft, drunk driving

UPDATE 1: Man wanted for assault, theft, drunk driving

UPDATE 1 (Oct. 10, 10 a.m.): Fort St. John RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said the charges David "DJ" Cornell faces date back to 2011, coming from various incidents.
Two motorcycle crashes, one fatality in Fort St. John

Two motorcycle crashes, one fatality in Fort St. John

One local man died and another was injured in two separate accidents on Fort St. John roads. In the first incident, a 32-year-old Fort St. John man died after a reportedly self-caused crash Saturday morning. Fort St.
Health Care Crisis, Part 8: The ones who stay

Health Care Crisis, Part 8: The ones who stay

“It would bore me to death to sit in a clinic every day, and do the same stuff every day,” said Dr. Quinton DuPreez. He’s been in Fort St. John for six and a half years, and like many doctors in the area, he has a slight South African accent.
Fire Prevention Week kicks off in Fort St. John

Fire Prevention Week kicks off in Fort St. John

The province-wide Fire Prevention Week started this past Saturday in Fort St. John with a celebration in the Home Hardware parking lot.
Pat Pimm's cancer in remission

Pat Pimm's cancer in remission

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm's colon cancer is now in remission, he told the Alaska Highway News on Monday.
Northern Health cuts connections bus service

Northern Health cuts connections bus service

Buses departing Fort Nelson cut to once-a-week; Fort St. John service to Prince George down to twice-per-week
North Peace Leisure Pool partially closed

North Peace Leisure Pool partially closed

The North Peace Leisure Pool and water slides are closed for an indefinite amount of time after Fort St. John city staff discovered a troubling leak at the facility, the city announced in a release last week.
Seniors housing in short supply in Fort St. John

Seniors housing in short supply in Fort St. John

Kim Wilson gives this advice to seniors who call her office wondering when they should consider looking into housing: “It’s probably going to be three or four years before an apartment is available, so get on the list now.
School District 60 finances show surplus

School District 60 finances show surplus

School District 60's financial statements show their operating surplus has increased by about $3.1 million, leaving them with a total operating fund surplus of about $3.9 million.
Rollerskiing the Alaska Highway

Rollerskiing the Alaska Highway

In 1988, Raimond Dombrovskis passed through Fort St. John on his way to Mexico. And although he passed through on the Alaska Highway on four wheels, like most travellers here, he wasn’t using the typical four wheels.
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