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New Fire Chief Mike Navratil stands next to the Fire Rescue truck. Navratil comes from a diverse background of experience which includes time working in fire protection in foreign countries. Caledonia Courier

Fort Fire Chief Mike resigns

The District of Fort St. James is disappointed to hear Fire Chief Michael Navratil has tendered his resignation

New Fire Chief Mike Navratil stands next to the Fire Rescue truck. Navratil comes from a diverse background of experience which includes time working in fire protection in foreign countries. Caledonia Courier
Fort St. James Visitor Centre

Visitors Centre corner

The Fort St James Visitors Information Centre is now open

Fort St. James Visitor Centre

38th annual Mother’s Day relay team are all winners

Teams of 8 run eight stages of 8 km in the relay alternating between Vanderhoof and the Fort

Hospice Suite project moving forward with Phase

Two; Compassion RoomThe Companion Room, phase one of the Hospice Suite project has opened at the Stuart Nechako Manor.

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

The sheer monstrosity of Shanghai!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip
Slam dunk for Coach Doug Harshbarger - recognised for his incredible contribution to basketball over 30 years.

Harshbarger to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Vanderhoof is bursting with pride with the news that on May 6, 2017, Doug Harshbarger,

Slam dunk for Coach Doug Harshbarger - recognised for his incredible contribution to basketball over 30 years.
Part of the Xi'an Wall

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Part of the Xi'an Wall
Commemorative garden area to be restored and enhanced.

Commemorative Garden restoration underway

Information about the project as submitted by Terry Ann Houghton

Commemorative garden area to be restored and enhanced.
The 899 Vanderhoof Air Cadets and members of the Royal Canadian Legion 274 honoured the veterans from Vimy Ridge at the Cenotaph in Fraser Lake

Canadian sacrifice remembered 100 years later

Vimy Ridge memorial service took place at the Cenotaph in Fraser Lake

The 899 Vanderhoof Air Cadets and members of the Royal Canadian Legion 274 honoured the veterans from Vimy Ridge at the Cenotaph in Fraser Lake
Six Nechako Valley Search and Rescue (SAR) members did some training on APril 1 and 2.

Weekend training camp for SAR

Update from Search and Rescue team member Chris Mashumanski

Six Nechako Valley Search and Rescue (SAR) members did some training on APril 1 and 2.
CBC Still Standing comedy host Johnny Harris makes a toast

Fraser Lake laughing and still standing proud!

On Friday evening, April 7, CBC’s Still Standing crew filmed their second episode of season four at Mouse Mountain Elementary school

CBC Still Standing comedy host Johnny Harris makes a toast
Cindy Keith in China.

From Vernon to the Great Wall

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Cindy Keith in China.
Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.

UPDATE: Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide

A mudslide in Sunnybrae has sent two people to hospital with injuries.

Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide.

Syrian refugee family on their way!

The Fort St. James Syrian Refugee Group learned they have been matched with a Syrian family

Police were turning back traffic at the Borden Creek bridge in the Chilliwack River Valley.

Attempted murder charge laid in Chilliwack shooting

A 38-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following shootings on the weekend that left a Chilliwack man in hospital.

Police were turning back traffic at the Borden Creek bridge in the Chilliwack River Valley.
Sweet treats help fund local humane society

Sweet treats help fund local humane society

Thousands of dollars was raised locally for the Fort St. James Humane Society

Sweet treats help fund local humane society

Cariboo-Chilcotin receives public safety boost

The Cariboo-Chilcotin Region will soon benefit from $2.8 million over two years to crack down on crime

Girls Snowboard Provincials Champions. Left back: Martina Jones (coach) Sarah Grill (coach)

Falcons ski and snowboard to great results at Provincials

Fort St. James Secondary Falcons Ski and Snowboard team shredded to many medals at the provincials

Girls Snowboard Provincials Champions. Left back: Martina Jones (coach) Sarah Grill (coach)
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know your provincial news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.