Backcountry - Helping You Enjoy The Great Outdoors

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Backcountry is one of British Columbia’s largest hunting, fishing and outdoor supply stores. The Fort St. John area is home to some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities in North America and often referred to as “The Serengeti of the North”.

Petronas, a major energy company, has become weary of B.C.'s LNG market.

The Financial Post: Petronas threatens to drop out of B.C.’s LNG race

News The Financial Post is reporting Malaysian-owned Petronas, the company that bought Progress Energy in 2012 in a deal worth $5 billion, says they've yet to make a final investment decision on an LNG terminal in northeast B.C., and will only do so when the province releases their anticipated tax law....
by Adam Steinberg
City Hall

Nominations for municipal elections officially kick-off today

News Do you like the way the city is run? Think you can do a better job? Or perhaps you want a louder voice when it comes to issues of importance. Well, whatever your motivation may be, it’s the time of the year where local municipalities open their door for council nominations....
by Adam Steinberg

FSJ Hospital Foundation Westjet Flight Fundraiser

BlogCome see us at Shoppers Drug Mart on Friday October 3rd 8:00 am – 4:00 pm to buy your ticket for a chance to win two round trip tickets anywhere Westjet flies!! Can’t make it on Friday?? IT’S OKAY  Tickets will be sold at Shoppers Drug Mart everyday from October 3rd until...
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Rural residents opposed to building bylaw 1996, 2011 packed the PRRD office with signs in December of last year.

PRRD holds public information meeting amid changes to building bylaw

News The Peace River Regional District plans to report back to the public on the status of reverting a contentious building bylaw before they take it to the Regional Board for consideration.  ...
by Adam Steinberg

Artists in Residence – SD60 School program

BlogAn information session on grant opportunities to bring together local artists and schools. The idea is to have local artists develop workshops and residencies with a school team. On October 15th from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at the SD60 Board Office.
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The Fab Fourever Beatles Tribute

BlogThe Fab Fourever is a musical production that will transport you back in time – to a time they call the sixties. A time when the music was a soundtrack to a generation. Full of that raw energy, witty humour, and that undeniable charisma that took the Beatles from the...
by moosefm

The Charlie Lake Community Club Family dance

BlogOn Saturday October 25 from 7:00 pm until midnight The Charlie Lake Community Club is holding a family dance. There will be games, prizes, dancing, pizza and lots of fun for all ages! Tickets are 5.00 each, for more information call Vicki at 250-263-1477
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The lap pool remains open to the public amid maintenance on the heating system.

Leisure pool and water slides remain closed for another day

News The City of Fort St. John says maintenance on the heating system is anticipated to take at least one more day....
by Adam Steinberg
Duncan Wilson and Brad Stewart will be taking part in Fivestar Fight League's Vindicated in Fort St. John on October 3.

Vindicated only four days away

Sports Fivestar Fight League's second fight card in Fort St. John is only four days away. 12 fights are on the card for the event at the Fort St. John Curling Club on Friday night, and the event is being headlined by a middleweight title fight between Brad Stewart and challenger Brendan Kornberger....
by Chase Charney
Chris Boswell of Fort St. John has not been seen by his family since Friday September 19, 2014.

Fort St. John RCMP seeks public’s help in locating missing man

News Fort St. John RCMP is searching for a local missing resident after his family discovered early Friday morning that he had not come home the night before....
by Adam Steinberg
Bradly Kowalczyk died while in police custody.

Former Taylor resident dies in police custody

News Former Taylor resident Bradly Kowalczyk, previously wanted by Three Hills RCMP on a variety of fraud charges, has died while in police custody....
by Adam Steinberg

Team Canada volleyball finishes in fifth place in pool B

Sports Dana Cranston and her Team Canada teammates closed out their appearance at the Women's World Volleyball Championship in Italy with two games on the weekend. Unfortunately for the squad they dropped both of their games as they took on Serbia and Bulgaria....
by Chase Charney
KOC Flyers

Knights of Columbus Flyers begin season with draw against Grande Prairie

Sports The Fort St. John Knights of Columbus Flyers took part in their first game of the regular season against the Grande Prairie Knights. The game was closely contested throughout and finished in a 3-3 tie....
by Chase Charney
'Take Back the Night March' in Fort St. John is a partnership between the Women's Resource Society and the Peace Project.

Take back the night with the FSJ Women’s Resource Society

News The Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society is preparing for yet another ‘Take Back the Night March’ in an effort to raise awareness and reduce violence against, women, children, and even the men of the Peace....
by Adam Steinberg

PVEA – BC Rivers’ Day Small Boat Race

BlogThe Greatest Little Boat Race – Results:  The banks of the Peace at Bear Flats witnessed the third annual Small Boat Race on Sunday.  Organised by the Peace Valley Environment Association to help celebrate BC Rivers’ Day, the event saw seventy sponsored boats compete for the king of the river. ...
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MP Bob Zimmer: The Conservative’s stance on violence against women

News The following is a report released today by MP of Peace River - Prince George Bob Zimmer, in which he discusses the federal government's position on missing and murdered Aboriginal women, what the government is doing to address the issue, and how he sees the government moving forward in the future....
by Adam Steinberg
City Hall

City host information session before council nominations begin

News The City of Fort St. John is hosting an information session amid the upcoming municipal elections for those who may be considering running for a seat on council chambers....
by Adam Steinberg

Walking Challenge

BlogFrom September 29 until November 9, at the Northern Vac Track the Pomeroy Sport Centre wants you to start the fall season with a great workout! This walking challenge will start in Fort St. John and travel across the nation crossing by Edmonton, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Quebec, Labrador and...
by moosefm
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Trackers start season on a positive note with two wins

Sports The N.E. B.C. and Yukon Trackers were in Slave Lake over the weekend for two games to open their season. The Trackers came away with four points to show for their efforts after taking wins by scores of 5-3, and 7-4....
by Chase Charney
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