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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.
Fort Nelson meeting to update residents on community forest plan

Fort Nelson meeting to update residents on community forest plan

What’s a community forest? What’s involved, who’s involved, and what are the benefits? Residents in the Northern Rockies are encouraged to attend an open house Thursday night at the Phoenix Theatre to learn those answers and more about the push to de
Real estate sales up in Fort St. John, Fort Nelson

Real estate sales up in Fort St. John, Fort Nelson

Real estate sales in Fort St. John are up 20 per cent in the first nine months of 2017. There were 365 properties worth $144.9 million sold in the city by the end of September, according to the BC Northern Real Estate Board.
NEBC wants provincial action on illegal dumping, bus funding, ambulance services

NEBC wants provincial action on illegal dumping, bus funding, ambulance services

Annual Union of B.C. Municipalities meeting kicks off Sept. 27
Forest Practices Board to audit Canfor's Fort Nelson operations

Forest Practices Board to audit Canfor's Fort Nelson operations

B.C.'s Forest Practices Board will undertake an audit of Canfor's operations in the Fort Nelson area starting next week.
Music keeps the old flame going

Music keeps the old flame going

Self-taught guitarist Justin Michael Taylor part of the growing music scene in Fort Nelson
Fort Nelson man not criminally responsible for killing landlord

Fort Nelson man not criminally responsible for killing landlord

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has found a Fort Nelson man not criminally responsible for stabbing his landlord to death in 2015 because he was mentally ill.
Storytelling songs of the Alcan Highway

Storytelling songs of the Alcan Highway

Bill Dolan has several family connections to the Alaska Highway. The Fort Nelson resident knows the highway like the back of his hand, driving it constantly to see grandkids, and hearing stories from his parents about their time driving the road.
Fort Nelson student suspended, faces discipline hearing over marijuana muffin

Fort Nelson student suspended, faces discipline hearing over marijuana muffin

School officials in Fort Nelson will meet next week to decide the fate of a Grade 10 student accused of giving one of their teachers a muffin laced with marijuana.
Province’s caribou plan threatens forestry restart in the Northern Rockies

Province’s caribou plan threatens forestry restart in the Northern Rockies

The economic viability of the Northern Rockies hangs in the balance as the province’s new push to protect boreal caribou impedes the region’s planned rejuvenation of its forestry industry.