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No flu shot? Put on a mask in health facilities

No flu shot? Put on a mask in health facilities

The province is asking everyone who hasn't gotten a flu shot to wear a mask when entering provincial healthcare facilities.
Northeast unemployment drops to 5.3% in November

Northeast unemployment drops to 5.3% in November

Unemployment in the Northeast dropped to 5.3 per cent in November, a dramatic rebound and down by nearly half from the same time last year. In a labour force of 39,700, the region saw 37,700 people employed.
Ma Murray student catchment proposals released

Ma Murray student catchment proposals released

School District 60 has released three scenarios regarding future school catchments when the new Ma Murray Community School opens next fall. In Scenario A the largest change occurs to the CM Finch Catchment.
Local premiere set for film celebrating Charlie Lake hero

Local premiere set for film celebrating Charlie Lake hero

A date has been set for the local premiere of a documentary celebrating the life and times of Gustaf Hedin, the hero of the Charlie Lake disaster in 1942. Filmmaker Viktoria Sahl. Filmmaker Viktoria Sahl will be in Fort St. John Friday, Nov.
Aboriginal populations climb in B.C. and across Canada

Aboriginal populations climb in B.C. and across Canada

British Columbia's aboriginal population continues to grow, with numbers in the Northeast outpacing provincial and national averages. There were 270,585 aboriginal people recorded in B.C.
Police investigate possible garbage can bombing

Police investigate possible garbage can bombing

The City of Fort St. John is walking back its claim that a garbage can at the Charlie Lake boat launch was the victim of explosives last week.
Conservation society continues Charlie Lake water testing

Conservation society continues Charlie Lake water testing

The Charlie Lake Conservation Society says it’s continuing to sample and test the waters as part of its ongoing research following a blue-green algae warning issued for the lake last week. Northern Health warned of a suspected bloom in the area Aug.
Underdog Brett Loney wins Peace Country Open

Underdog Brett Loney wins Peace Country Open

Brett Loney hasn’t golfed that many tournaments, but he ‘s golfed enough of them to win one. Loney won the NAPA Peace Country Open on Aug. 7 after a match versus past champion Ritch Hosker by a score of 1 up.
Blue-green algae warning for Charlie Lake

Blue-green algae warning for Charlie Lake

Northern Health is advising Charlie Lake homeowners and visitors of a suspected blue-green algae bloom in the area.
Regional parks feedback wanted

Regional parks feedback wanted

Boat launch upgrades, daytime picnic areas, better road maintenance, and more campsites are just a few of the improvements residents want to see at Montney Centennial Park.