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Sikanni Chief bridge update

Sikanni Chief bridge update

Highway remains open to light vehicles, but testing is ongoing to determine if bridge can handle increased load limits
Fort Nelson writer shortlisted for CBC literary prize

Fort Nelson writer shortlisted for CBC literary prize

Fort Nelson author Kerissa Dickie is one of five finalists for the 2022 CBC Nonfiction Prize.
‘Huge momentum’ for Fort Nelson pellet project

‘Huge momentum’ for Fort Nelson pellet project

Fort Nelson First Nation says it has secured major forest tenure commitments from provincial government
Armed robber arrested and charged

Armed robber arrested and charged

A Fort Nelson man is facing a number of charges after an armed robbery of the local A&W restaurant.
Going bananas in Fort Nelson

Going bananas in Fort Nelson

Grocery store seedlings turn into nine-foot trees in Northern B.C. farm's greenhouse
Rob Fraser vies for mayor's chair in home community of Fort Nelson

Rob Fraser vies for mayor's chair in home community of Fort Nelson

The outgoing mayor in Taylor, Fraser grew up in the Northern Rockies community
RCMP investigate gas station break-ins

RCMP investigate gas station break-ins

Police in Fort Nelson are investigating eight break-ins to local businesses this month.
Sikanni bridge assessments continue

Sikanni bridge assessments continue

Alaska Highway crossing still open to light traffic, however heavy trucks and vehicles over 16,000 kilograms will need to detour via Highway 37 or Highway 77
UPDATE: Detailed engineering inspection needed for Sikanni bridge

UPDATE: Detailed engineering inspection needed for Sikanni bridge

Travel trailers and RVs are now permitted to cross the Sikanni bridge on the Alaska Highway, however the crossing remains closed to commercial traffic.
Internet outage north of FSJ

Internet outage north of FSJ

No source found; may be related to Thursday's collision on the Sikanni River Bridge
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