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Northern Rockies Regional Municipality covering rent to attract doctors

The NRRM wants locums so the region's full-time doctors can have more flexibility for training and to allow them to take time off. Paying for doctors' housing is not new for Fort Nelson.

Fort Nelson property cools in first quarter

Real estate sales dipped in the first quarter of this year in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. Through April, eight properties worth $2.3 million were sold through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Fort Nelson rec centre nears completion

As the $34 million Fort Nelson Rec Centre nears completion and prepares to open later this year, the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is working out how the facility will be staffed.

NEAT closes doors in Northern Rockies Regional Municipality after 5 years

After five years in Fort Nelson, the Northern Environmental Action Team (NEAT) has been forced to close its doors after the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM) did not renew the group’s contract for another year.

Coy Cup brings more than just hockey to Fort Nelson

Two years ago, Fort Nelson didn’t even have a senior hockey team, but this week they’re hosting teams from around the province in the Coy Cup Senior Men’s AA provincial hockey championships.

Fort Nelson prepping for upcoming trade show

It’s a ways away, but the Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce says it's looking forward to hosting an annual weekend of food and shopping at the Fort Nelson Trade Show. “We have everything from the car dealerships in Fort St.

Court overturns $1.75 million forestry fine

A judge has ruled that the province does not need to pay $1.75 million to a logging firm for losing access to timber sales near Fort Nelson.

Fort Nelson will change clocks for the last time this weekend

Fort Nelsonians will be turning their clocks ahead an hour this Sunday for the last time. The regional municipal council decided last year they’re going to start ignoring Daylight Savings Time, just like in the Peace country.

Rogers expands its coverage to Fort Nelson – sort of

Rogers is expanding its cell phone coverage throughout Northeast British Columbia, including adding the Fort Nelson area to its coverage umbrella — but there's a catch.

Man killed on Alaska Highway after it's named one of B.C.'s deadliest roads

A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in a vehicle collision at Mile 64 north of Fort St. John on the Alaska Highway, police said, just days after new data showed that the road is one of British Columbia's deadliest.