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  • FSJ medical clinic pic
    Solution in progress for doctor shortage

    FORT ST. JOHN – A new unattached patient clinic could be the answer to Fort St. John’s doctor crisis, where just 13 general practitioners will serve 21,000 residents by...

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    A failing grade for North Peace Secondary

    FORT ST. JOHN – North Peace Secondary School once again scored a failing grade on the Fraser Institute’s annual Report Card on B.C.’s Secondary Schools, ringing in at 285...

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  • A bullrider is bucked and rolls out of harm’s way at the second annual Daryl Mills PBR Invitational on Saturday, April 19th, 2014. The weekend event took place at the North Peace Arena in Fort St. John, and finished off on Saturday evening with a ‘Dance in the Dirt’ featuring Canadian country star Jake Matthews. For more rodeo pictures, see page 23.
  • An early morning fire at Lobo Picker Service on Thurs., April 17, caused substantial structural damage and destroyed two picker trucks and a smaller piece of equipment inside the building at the time.
    Fire at local business

    FORT ST. JOHN – Lobo Picker Service went up in flames in the early morning of Thurs., April 17. Fire fighters were called to the scene at 5:45 a.m....

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    Wellness Conference starring Adam Beach

    FORT ST. JOHN – Many of us were awestruck by the lunar eclipse on Mon., April 14, and now residents of Fort St. John might find themselves starstruck when...

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  • Cheryl Christensen, chairperson, and Kathie Larison, Larry McFadden, Lana Thompson and Connie Chilcott, directors, celebrate the name change with cake on Thurs., April 10, 2014.
    Name change after 40 years

    FORT ST. JOHN – After 40 years of providing social services in and around Fort St. John, the North Peace Community Resources Society has changed its name to Community...

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  • A RESIDENT AT PEACE VILLA RESIDENTIAL CARE GETS A PAPER FLOWER FROM MARION JARVIS, A VOLUNTEER, ON THURSDAY, APRIL 17TH.
    Scentless solution for flower ban

    FORT ST. JOHN – When Janet Turner learned that residents of Peace Villa Residential Care couldn’t accept daffodils as part of the Canadian Cancer Society’s campaign due to the...

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  • Letters to the Editor
    Canfor has concerns with area based tenure process

    As many of our stakeholders know, the BC Government is undertaking a public consultation process focussed on setting parameters for converting some volume based tenures in the province to...

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    A dirty job

    With the National Day of Mourning scheduled for next Monday, it’s hard to believe how many people annually die at work. In 2013, WorkSafe B.C. reported 128 work related...

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  • Letters to the Editor
    Horrible housing for hens

    Editor, Easter is almost here, conjuring up images of traditional coloured Easter eggs. But before you pick up your eggs from the grocery store, please consider the hens that...

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