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Take your picture with Santa at the museum

Take your picture with Santa at the museum

Jolly Old St. Nick will make his rounds to local museums starting in Fort St. John this weekend.
A penchant for bending perspective

A penchant for bending perspective

Tucked away in the eastern stairwell of the Dawson Creek Art Gallery, past the Alaska Highway exhibition, lies a little-known gem: the gallery’s permanent collection.
Fort St. John museum news

Fort St. John museum news

We had a special visitor to the museum last week… a beautiful fox was taking a break in our pole shed when I went out to measure a plow.
The semiotics of a picket fence

The semiotics of a picket fence

For this article, I will draw on the principles of semiotics as well as my personal experience with Demmitt artist Peter von Tiesenhausen’s artwork Lifeline . Tiesenhausen’s Lifeline is a continuing project that began in 1990.
Alaska Highway history book awarded for educating readers about region’s heritage

Alaska Highway history book awarded for educating readers about region’s heritage

A book to accompany travellers as they drive the Alaska Highway has won a national award in a competition that recognizes professional excellence in heritage conservation.
Stage North returns to the stage with Tough!

Stage North returns to the stage with Tough!

Stage North returns to the stage tonight for the first time since the pandemic began. The company is set for a three-show run of George F.
Crossing the Divide with Wayne Sawchuk

Crossing the Divide with Wayne Sawchuk

For this week’s edition, I spoke with local wildlife advocate and author Wayne Sawchuk about his new book, C rossing the Divide: Discovering a Wilderness Ethic in Canada’s Northern Rockies , which is available now online and at your local bookstore.
EX SITU exhibit opens creative opportunities

EX SITU exhibit opens creative opportunities

When EX SITU first opened in Fort St. John last year, it was a historic first as the city’s first Filipino art exhibit.
Peace Liard Regional Arts Council gives PRRD a 2020 rundown

Peace Liard Regional Arts Council gives PRRD a 2020 rundown

With somewhat 2020 vision, Donna Kane and Kit Fast were on hand this morning to speak to the PRRD about what the Peace Liard Regional Arts Council have been up to. “2020 brought the world Covid-19.
Alaska Highway book wins heritage education award

Alaska Highway book wins heritage education award

Julie Harris’s work on Signposts & Promises: Canada and the Alaska Highway published by the Fort St.