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Dawson Creek Approves Economic Development Advisory Committee

Dawson Creek city council has approved a committee that, in the opinion of some officials, has flown under the radar since its inception. The purposes of the economic development committee, which has been in place for the past two years, aims to provide recommendations and advice to council on strategic ... Read more

National Immunization Awareness Week kicks off Saturday

National Immunization Awareness Week runs from April 25th to May 2nd, and Northern Health is reminding residents the importance of getting vaccinated. According to the World Health Organization, up to 3 million lives are saved annually around the world thanks to vaccines. "The less the number of people immunized in ... Read more

Operation Safe Stop in full force today

School buses were parked at various lots across Fort St. John this morning in an effort to get people to stop and listen. Operation Safe Stop was in effect as bus drivers were stopping cars and raising awareness about the rules of the bus stop signs and what drivers need ... Read more

FSJ Killbillies roller derby team ready for home debut

Another break-neck, hard hitting roller derby season is upon us. The Fort St. John Killbillies kick off their home opener Saturday night as they welcome the Quennel Gold Pain to the North Peace Arena. "We have some new faces to the team this year," said Killbillies blocker Kim Large. "But ... Read more

FSJ RCMP Investigate Hit and Run Incident

Fort St. John RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a fatal hit and run incident which occurred on Halfway River First Nation Sunday, Apr. 5. Although the investigation is ongoing, police are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to please come forward by contacting the ... Read more

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Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer he identifies as a woman, his brain is more female than male

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.



Keith Urban, Wilco, Hozier, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest

NEW ORLEANS - Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Irish singer-guitarist Hozier and the Jamaican and reggae stylings of singer Jimmy Cliff.



Time magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss dies at 71

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71.


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