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Fort Nelson fire hall family keeping strong

Fort Nelson fire hall family keeping strong

The Northern Rockies Fire Department has had a quiet season this summer, but continues to keep busy training and serving the community.
Optimism and resilience from the bear pit

Optimism and resilience from the bear pit

For Fort Nelson Mayor Gary Foster, the Northern Rockies continues to be a unique place to practice politics, noting the community makes town and the surrounding area what is it is.
New lodge, new cabins at Toad River

New lodge, new cabins at Toad River

Toad River Lodge at Mile 422 of the Alaska Highway is looking better than ever these days, with a complete rebuild finished earlier this year featuring a brand new lodge, new cabins, a full service garage, patio deck, and more.
Northern Rockies Lodge home to adventure

Northern Rockies Lodge home to adventure

A pilot by trade for more than 45 years, Schildknecht started his flying career in Libya chartering flights in the oilfields of North Africa
Fort Nelson forest tenure sale approved

Fort Nelson forest tenure sale approved

Forest tenure transfer to faciliate construction of new wood pellet plant in Fort Nelson
Fort Nelson First Nation plans for 'revolutionary' future

Fort Nelson First Nation plans for 'revolutionary' future

Later this year, the Fort Nelson First Nation plans to bless its newly developed geothermal wells as it works to build B.C.’s first geothermal electricity facility.
Fort Nelson museum breaks new ground

Fort Nelson museum breaks new ground

New curator being trained, new expansion underway
Speeders, poachers nabbed in Alaska Highway enforcement blitz

Speeders, poachers nabbed in Alaska Highway enforcement blitz

BC Highway Patrol says 75 tickets were handed out to motorists for speeding and driving without due care along the Alaska Highway earlier this month.
Upgraded oil recycling centres arrive in Fort Nelson

Upgraded oil recycling centres arrive in Fort Nelson

Two new and upgraded public recycling centres will provide Fort Nelson residents with free and easy eco-friendly facilities to return their used oil and antifreeze, the BC Used Oil Management Association says.
New Alaska Highway rest stops planned at Sikanni, Steamboat

New Alaska Highway rest stops planned at Sikanni, Steamboat

Cell service and more is coming to two rest-stops along the Alaska Highway.