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Accused in Fort Nelson murder appears in court

Accused in Fort Nelson murder appears in court

A man accused of murdering a 30-year-old Fort Nelson resident had a brief court appearance Wednesday. Joshua Edward Dillion, 22, is facing charges of second-degree murder. He appeared in a Fort St. John courtroom via teleconference.
Brighter landings coming to Northern Rockies Regional Airport

Brighter landings coming to Northern Rockies Regional Airport

Signal Electric Ltd. has been awarded a $1.28-million contract to complete electrical upgrades at the Northern Rockies Regional Airport. Council accepted the company’s submitted tender at their Oct. 5 council meeting.
The Idle-Fairy is back in Fort Nelson

The Idle-Fairy is back in Fort Nelson

Sweet treats are in store for those who decide not to idle their vehicles in Fort Nelson this month.
Northern Rockies sets ambitious, 25-year waste reduction plan

Northern Rockies sets ambitious, 25-year waste reduction plan

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is conducting feasibility studies on diverting materials from landfills for use in local processes like agricultural and waste-to-natural gas production.
Northern Rockies may compensate businesses for opening washrooms to the public

Northern Rockies may compensate businesses for opening washrooms to the public

Businesses along the Alaska Highway in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality could see some compensation for opening their washroom doors to road-weary motorists. At its Sept.
Petitioners look to take bite out of Fort Nelson's pit bull ban

Petitioners look to take bite out of Fort Nelson's pit bull ban

Controversy over Fort Nelson’s pit bull ban has fired up once again with a petition bearing more than 500 signatures calling for the town’s prohibition to be lifted.
Northern Rockies Regional Municipality opens final phase of rec centre

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality opens final phase of rec centre

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality marked the official opening of the final phase of its new recreation centre on Sept. 11 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Environmental board revokes Nexen water licence for fracking

Environmental board revokes Nexen water licence for fracking

The Fort Nelson First Nation has won a three-year long legal challenge to stop a natural gas company withdrawing water from a small lake for its fracking operations, but the battle may not be over. On Sept.
Green Party candidate has colourful history in Fort Nelson

Green Party candidate has colourful history in Fort Nelson

Former NEAT employee helped establish recycling program before running afoul of city hall
Man charged with murder in Fort Nelson slaying

Man charged with murder in Fort Nelson slaying

Joshua Edward Dillion charged in slaying of 30-year-old in Fort Nelson