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4/24/2017

BC Wildlife Federation to hold meeting in Fort St John to drive change for funding of wildlife research and protection

The BC Wildlife Federation is hoping to rally local backcountry users to their cause at an upcoming Town Hall meeting in Fort St John.   The federation is hosting a meeting at the curling club, to talk about declining wildlife populations, lack of funding for research and conservation, and how ... Read more...
4/20/2017

Fort St John Hospital Foundation receives big boost in Bluey Day fundraising

The fundraising efforts for the Fort St John Hospital Foundation’s Bluey Day have received a huge boost.   The foundation has received a one-time donation of $50,000 from local resident Giovanna Mucci. The foundation says Mucci gave the money for personal reasons.   “Giovanna approached us, and she wanted to ... Read more...
4/19/2017

Sponsors needed for new Fort St. John charity soccer tournament

On May 26 and 27, the youth Northern Strikers and the Fort St. John Women's Soccer teams will battle it out at the first annual Kickin with Friends Charity Soccer Tournament. Team sponsors are needed, as well as a concession. All of the proceeds will go towards getting a service dog ... Read more...
4/18/2017

City crews in Fort St John work to clear the roads of snow

In Fort St. John, city crews have traded in their street sweepers for snowplows, as they got more than 20 centimeters of snow. Crews are starting on priority one roads, before moving onto residential streets in the next few days. “Moving forward we’re going to be probably dealing with some ... Read more...
4/18/2017

Buses in Fort St John and Dawson Creek cancelled

Students in Fort St. John  and Dawson Creek will have to find their own way to school this morning, as school buses have been cancelled. The Peace River North School District says that their buses have been cancelled due to icy road conditions. In the Peace River South School District, ... Read more...
4/17/2017

Fort St John and District Chamber of Commerce looking for questions in lead-up to all-candidates forum

With the provincial election fast approaching, the Fort St John and District Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the all-candidates forum.   The chamber is collecting questions from their members in the lead-up to the forum, focusing on how each candidate plans to tackle economic issues in the region. ... Read more...
4/13/2017

Fort St John Kin Club set to host annual easter egg hunt

Hundreds of kids are expected to head to Kin Park this weekend for an Easter tradition.   The Fort St John Kin Club is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, where children are rewarded with a bag of candy for collecting 2 Easter Eggs each. The ... Read more...
4/13/2017

Dawson Creek's school buses cancelled

School buses in Dawson Creek have been cancelled in anticipation of the coming snow storm. Up to 25 cm of snow is set to blanket the region in the next 24 hours, and the Peace River South School District has decided not to take its chances. The only dawson creek bus ... Read more...
4/11/2017

Poll shows Christy Clark trailing other provincial party leaders in approval rating

With the provincial election campaign period officially kicking off today, it appears Premier Christy Clark may have to mend fences with voters. A new poll conducted by Insights West shows that Clark has the lowest approval rating of the three major party leaders at 30%, trailing the NDP’s John Horgan at ... Read more...
4/11/2017

RCMP are asking for help in locating a missing Grande Prairie teen

RCMP are asking for help from the public to find 13 year old, Danelle Ava Ames. She was reported missing last night, April 10th, by her family. Ames was last seen at 7 pm in Grande Prairie. She is described as First Nation, long brown hair, brown eyes, 5'6" tall, ... Read more...