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Union rejects mediated contract with Fort St. John

The union representing city employees has rejected a tentative agreement with the City of Fort St. John.

North Peace Secondary School grads ready for the future

Over 300 North Peace Secondary School students marked their transition into adulthood with the 2015 grad ceremony Thursday in Fort St. John. Students, parents, teachers and relatives gathered at the North Peace Arena ‎to celebrate their achievements.

22 amazing things to do on Canada Day in the Peace (with parade maps)

Canada Day is here. A time for cheer(s) and a celebration of the country we all love to call home. But instead of writing about how good it is going to be, how about I just tell you what’s going on. Fort St. John Canada Day in Fort St.

RCMP studying Site C's potential impact on crime rate

The Ministry of Justice has hired an RCMP officer to look at the potential impact Site C could have on Fort St. John’s crime rate, but a final report isn't expected to be finished until October, four months after construction is expected to begin.

Police searching for missing couple

A young couple has been reported missing by their families, and the police are asking for public assistance in locating them.

Anonymous rescuers save men stranded in Inga lake

A Peace Region retiree is grateful for the Good Samaritans who fished him and a friend out of the water after their boat capsized. Without their aid, Don Rutherford said he would not have lasted another hour.

Body of Fort St. John musician Heath Onstine recovered

A Fort St. John musician was found dead near Hope on Tuesday as a result of an apparent traffic accident. The British Columbia Coroners Service confirmed the death of Heath Onstine, 49, Wednesday.

Dawson Creek and Fort St. John to host U17 hockey worlds

Dawson Creek and Fort St. John will co-host the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge this fall, Hockey Canada officials announced Wednesday. It will be the second time the tournament has been hosted in British Columbia. It will be held Oct. 30-Nov.

Grade 5 students get an education in Aboriginal culture

About 400 Grade 5 students learned about First Nations culture Tuesday as part of an Aboriginal Day, organized by School District 60’s Aboriginal Learning Centre. Students gathered at the centre, located just outside of Fort St.

Bright Nights in June showcases art and artists in the community

For Barry Moss, the curator of Peace Gallery North in Fort St. John, art is "not about looking at the pretty picture or drawing something realistic. It’s about the emotions that art gives you,” he said. “It’s part of what a human being is.
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