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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”.

Highway accident

Alaska Highway closed in both directions near Wonowon

Updated 4 hours 51 minutes ago.

News The Alaska Highway is currently closed in both directions near Wonowon because of a motor vehicle accident. A tanker truck and a Yukon SUV are involved. There is no word at this time when the highway will re-open. An update on the situation is expected at 4 p.m....
by Chase Charney
Brad Brain and Twila Soule discussing health care during Monday's City Council meeting.

Concerned Citizens for Health Care discuss crisis at City Council amid public forum

News Representatives from the Concerned Citizen for Health Care movement were in attendance during Monday’s City Council meeting to reinstate their position in regard to the health care crisis and inform council as to what Wednesday’s open house forum will entail....
by Adam Steinberg
Highway accident

Alaska Highway closed in both directions near Wonowon

Updated 4 hours 51 minutes ago.

News The Alaska Highway is currently closed in both directions near Wonowon because of a motor vehicle accident. A tanker truck and a Yukon SUV are involved. There is no word at this time when the highway will re-open. An update on the situation is expected at 4 p.m....
by Chase Charney
Highway accident

One person suffers minor injuries in Alaska Highway collision

News Shortly after 1 p.m. Fort St. John RCMP received a call about a two vehicle collision on the Alaska Highway near Wonowon. An SUV and tanker truck were involved, with the driver of the SUV sustaining only minor injuries....
by Chase Charney

Family Frolic

BlogOn September 27th at the Immaculata Centre the Fort St John & Area Senior’s Care Foundation will be holding an open mic, dance and silent auction. Open Mic- An opportunity for those who want to share their talent. Musical Instruments, Song, Dance, Comedy routines. Good clean fun. Bring your own...
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NP Potters’ Guild classes start this week

BlogThe beginner’s class at the guild is more or less fully subscribed. There may be one spot still available for the next paid registration. The Extension class, which is geared pretty much to students who have completed the beginner class, has spaces. More advanced hand-building and/or an introduction to wheel...
by nppotters
Northern Health Connections

Three new nurse practitioners coming to Fort St. John

News Three new nurse practitioners will be making their way to Fort St. John in the coming months to work at the unattached patient clinic. The move is the result of a partnership between Northern Health and the Ministry of Health....
by Chase Charney
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Fort St. John Job Fair to be held tomorrow

News The next Fort St. John Job Fair is slated to be held tomorrow at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre. It runs from noon-6:15 p.m. and nearly 30 companies will be taking part....
by Chase Charney
The Peace Country Comedy Fest begin this Thursday and runs until Saturday.

Comedians flood the Peace region as they gear up for the Peace Country Comedy Festival

News The Peace Country Comedy Festival is underway, as nine renowned comedians prepare for the Peace region during three days of fun over six different locations....
by Adam Steinberg
61 runners came out for the Terry Fox Run in Fort St. John.

Fort St. John Terry Fox Run raises over $1,500 for cancer research

Sports The Fort St. John Terry Fox Run was held yesterday at Northern Lights College. The event was a great success as it had a significant increase in participants and money raised over last year....
by Chase Charney
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Chances Charity Poker Tournament

BlogThe 7th annual Chances Charity Poker Tournament is fast approaching. This event will be taking place on Saturday September 20th at Chances Fort St. John.
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House fire in Tumbler Ridge nearly destroys entire structure

News It took approximately four hours for the Tumbler Ridge Fire Department to completely extinguish flames that have resulted in the destruction of a rooftop on a Willow Drive residence....
by Adam Steinberg
The Charlie Lake Fire Department.

Storage facility destroyed by fire, department say cause is suspicious

News Flames had already completely engulfed a storage facility on Cedar Road early Sunday when a neighbouring resident called the incident into the Charlie Lake Fire Department....
by Adam Steinberg
The proposed LNG Canada site in Kitimat.

The Vancouver Sun: Chevron taking “several steps” before moving ahead with LNG export terminal

News The Vancouver Sun is reporting that a representative with Chevron has announced they’ll be taking “several steps” before moving ahead with LNG export projects in Kitimat....
by Adam Steinberg

DAVID JAMES AND BIG RIVER

BlogOn October 23rd The Lido Theatre presents David James one of the world’s leading, most convincing tribute artists in the music business.  A living prodigy to one of history’s true phenomenons, he is almost… Johnny Cash! Live at The Lido with Big River from 7pm until 12:3o am, you don’t want...
by moosefm

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

BlogOn October 10th from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm The Lido will be holding the Rocky Horror Picture show! It’s the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when their car halts in the rain. They both look for contact only to find themselves...
by moosefm

ISOBEL TRIGGER

BlogOn September 22 from 7:00 pm until 12:00 am The Lido Theatre presents Isobel Trigger. Based out of Victoria BC, Isobel Trigger strikes you with their synth driven style and high-energy performances. With exotic vocals, driving lead lines, and heart-thumping grooves the band weaves a musical web that draws you...
by moosefm

Comedy Fest at the Legion!

BlogThe FSJ Dance Society is pleased to host the Thursday, Sept. 18 Comedy Fest show at the Royal Canadian Legion. From 7:30 pm until 10:00 pm enjoy a night for what promises to be a great evening of laughs! Tickets are $20.00 and will be available at the door.
by moosefm
A rendering of Chevron and Apache's Kitimat LNG site.

The Globe and Mail: LNG alliance wants feds to define terminals as manufacturing operations

News The Globe and Mail is reporting on the latest development regarding the newly formed B.C. LNG Developers Alliance, a representative of the four largest proponents of LNG exports from the West Coast, whom are requesting that their planned multibillion-dollar terminals be treated as manufacturing operations to gain tax concessions....
by Adam Steinberg
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