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Vigil honours Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women of the Peace Region

Their pictures plastered on signage and carried through the streets of Fort St. John, and their names echoed even loudly by the family members they leave behind. These are the missing and murdered Aboriginal women of the Peace Region. At this year's Sisters in Spirit Vigil, they were remembered. "Pam ... Read more

Kidney Foundation recognizes community support

95 per cent of British Columbians say they support organ donation, but numbers show only 19 per cent are registered on BC's organ donor registry. Hundreds of British Columbians are currently waiting for a transplant. Many are waiting for a kidney donor. Gwen Herrington was one of them. “I had ... Read more

Fort St. John's Take Back the Night

“I feel a lot more safer walking in Vancouver than I do here,” says Sassy Hardt. Drums and chants could be heard on Fort St. John’s streets Thursday evening as people walked in unison for the Annual Take Back the Night. The walk raises awareness about violence against women still ... Read more

Fort St. John pedestrian dies after vehicle accident

A male pedestrian in Fort St. John has died after walking in front of a moving vehicle. Around 8 pm last night the Fort St. John RCMP were called to an incident of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on 100th Avenue near 100th Street. The 55 ... Read more

$300,000 towards new Northern Lights College trades training centre

Trades and Apprenticeships programs at NLC in Dawson Creek are delivered in several buildings that were built in the 1950’s. The College is currently in the process of building one large training centre to accompany all of their trades programs. This initiative was given a $300,000 boost from Encana. The ... Read more

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Jamaica's Marlon James wins Booker Prize for Marley-inspired 'Brief History of Seven Killings'

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