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Syrian families reunited in Fort St. John

Syrian families reunited in Fort St. John

After a year of much anticipation, two Syrian refugee families have reunited in Fort St. John.
Ace Holes win Crystal Cup for the second year in a row

Ace Holes win Crystal Cup for the second year in a row

It almost looked like Mother Nature was going to ruin everything, but in the end, the sixth annual Crystal Cup Pond Hockey Challenge went on to have another successful year.
Pond hockey tournament around the corner

Pond hockey tournament around the corner

Three pond hockey tournaments will take place, Feb. 17 to 19, on Charlie Lake, just north of Fort St. John on the Alaska Highway. The Crystal Cup, the ladies’ Sapphire Cup and the over 40 masters’ Cole Cup, will be handed out to the best teams.
Charlie Lake talks continue Feb. 9

Charlie Lake talks continue Feb. 9

The Charlie Lake Conservation Society will hold a public meeting Feb. 9 to talk about the ecology and health of Charlie Lake.
The Year Ahead: Area C Director Brad Sperling

The Year Ahead: Area C Director Brad Sperling

Brad Sperling is a relative newcomer to the Peace River Regional District board, first elected in November 2014 to represent Electoral Area C. But he’s no stranger to the region, having lived in Charlie Lake for 10 years and Fort St.
Crystal Cup keeps pond hockey tradition alive

Crystal Cup keeps pond hockey tradition alive

Pond hockey evokes images of kids rushing home from school to lace up their skates, tape up their sticks, and drop a puck or road apple onto the nearest frozen body of water and start up a scratch game.
A new home for the holidays

A new home for the holidays

Syrian family adapting to new life in Canada
Firefighters preach safety tips this holiday season

Firefighters preach safety tips this holiday season

Fire halls across the region will be staffed this holiday season, but keeping fire safety top of mind alongside the turkey, wine, and gifts will help prevent a tragedy.
Solutions to Charlie Lake algae problems pitched at public meeting

Solutions to Charlie Lake algae problems pitched at public meeting

Charlie Lake residents got a better understanding of the dynamics and health of their lake at a public meeting last week, as well as some possible solutions to help tackle its ongoing problems with algae. Residents jammed into the community hall Nov.
Documentary celebrates hero of the Charlie Lake Tragedy

Documentary celebrates hero of the Charlie Lake Tragedy

Three years ago, a Swedish filmmaker visited Fort St. John to learn everything she could about a Swedish trapper and how he came to save five men from drowning in Charlie Lake during the building of the Alaska Highway.