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A choir like no other

When Joshua Kiiza, an 11-year-old from Uganda, arrives in Fort Nelson later this month, he'll be one step closer to achieving his dream of getting an education and becoming a minister.

The joy of reading

What 13 year old McKenna Stidolph gets out of reading is adventure: "It lets me go on adventures without ever leaving my own home. Great friends can be found, adventures had and lessons learned. Books are great.
Northern Rockies gets new top cop

Northern Rockies gets new top cop

McLeod brings years of big-city experience as detachment head
The race must go on

The race must go on

A triathlon isn't just a race. It's a lifestyle. That's the attitude more than 60 athletes brought to the last weekend's Northern Rockies Triathlon in Fort Nelson, the longest-running triathlon in this part of the province.
A run in the wild

A run in the wild

Green hay fields, free horses, rough terrain and open trail. For five years, runners have descended on this village, some 188 kilometres west of Fort Nelson, to compete amongst some of the most pristine running terrain in British Columbia.

Health centre divides community

The battle lines are drawn, a referendum is almost set and the stakes couldn't be higher.
The freshest food in town

The freshest food in town

If you think planting a garden in February, when temperatures fluctuate between minus 20 and minus 40, is impossible, you haven't met Becky Sadlier. All it takes is a wood fire boiler, 20 cords of wood and a greenhouse.

Federal cuts threaten Fort Nelson Friendship Society

Did the Federal government "unfriend" B.C.
Fort Nelson Museum opens for 28th year

Fort Nelson Museum opens for 28th year

No one knows the Alaska Highway like Marl Brown. Back when the road was just a gravel trail in 1957, Brown was a mechanic for the Canadian Army at Mile 245, "fixing whatever the camp needed fixing," he said.
Fort Nelson takes out the trash

Fort Nelson takes out the trash

Mayor says garbage pickup key to district's growth