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School District 81 candidate responses

School District 81 candidate responses

The following statements are the original, unedited responses from SD 81 trustee candidates to questions posed by the Alaska Highway News.
School District 81 decides

School District 81 decides

With five seats and only six contenders, the race for seats on the School District 81 board of trustees isn’t the hottest one, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. Like many other districts in the province, student enrolment is down.
Fort Nelson trail to get a facelift

Fort Nelson trail to get a facelift

The Northern Rockies Regional Airport isn’t the only part of Fort Nelson that recently got an injection of Federal cash; the community’s trail is getting nearly a quarter-million dollars from the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).
To time change or not to time change? That is the question for Fort Nelson

To time change or not to time change? That is the question for Fort Nelson

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is asking voters this Election Day to weigh in on whether to keep Daylight Savings Time in the region, which would keep time in line with the province’s more populated areas, or switch to the same Mountain S
Eight competing for spots on Northern Rockies Regional Municipality council

Eight competing for spots on Northern Rockies Regional Municipality council

While Fort Nelson has a hot mayoral race, with Bill Streeper fighting to keep his seat against challenger Kim Eglinski, the council race will also be tight.
Northern Rockies Regional Municipality council candidate responses

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality council candidate responses

The following statements are the original, unedited responses from Northern Rockies Regional Municipality Council candidates to questions posed by the Alaska Highway News.
Fire decimates donut shop in Fort Nelson

Fire decimates donut shop in Fort Nelson

A fire that broke out on the roof of the Fort Nelson branch Robin’s Donuts is still under investigation, said officials. The blaze broke out in the early morning hours of Oct. 28.
Two candidates vie for mayor in Fort Nelson

Two candidates vie for mayor in Fort Nelson

Both incumbent mayoral candidate Bill Streeper and challenger Kim Eglinski have experience around the council table at the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM).
Fort Nelson is feeling the love

Fort Nelson is feeling the love

The small northern town of Fort Nelson is bolstering its small, independent businesses, with help from Small Town Love and the Northern Development Initiative Trust.
Fort Nelson airport to receive $4.3 million grant

Fort Nelson airport to receive $4.3 million grant

The Northern Rockies Regional Airport is getting a major facelift, thanks to $4.3 million in funding from the Federal government, the Alaska Highway News has learned. The money will go towards two different projects.