Jonas Gagnon

So long… and thanks for all the fish

Yes, I’m headed down to Quesnel to do some sport reporting and though I’m excited for the future, I'm looking forward to new challenges.

The Stuart Lake Hospital Emergency Room is closed for most of March.

The Dr. isn’t in

Update on the physician shortage situation in the Fort.

The Stuart Lake Hospital Emergency Room is closed for most of March.
The Stuart Lake Hospital Emergency Room is closed for most of March.

In case of emergency

Fort St. James emergency room closure leads to come confusion for patients.

The Stuart Lake Hospital Emergency Room is closed for most of March.
A racer kicks hard towards the finish in a six-dog sprint during the Caledonia Classic Sled Dog Races on Stuart Lake in Fort St. James on Sunday

Caledonia Classic Sled Dog races

The last weekend of February offered mixed weather for the Caledonia Classic, but despite the snow flurry on Friday the race went off well.

A racer kicks hard towards the finish in a six-dog sprint during the Caledonia Classic Sled Dog Races on Stuart Lake in Fort St. James on Sunday

Planning a STAAR studded night in the Fort

Local high school students are in the midst of the huge undertaking of organizing and putting on a conference for the region.

Two sides to every coin

It’s been a bit of a busy weekend, with overlapping events, so I’m going to take this time to plug the new calendar

Local teachers lend their voices to provincial demonstration

Teachers from all three public schools in Fort St. James gathered at Spirit Square to call attention to the breakdown of

Fribjon Bjornson’s family

Breaking the ‘code of silence’

Kwah Hall was filled with people and a somber air on Saturday, February 25.

Fribjon Bjornson’s family

Students walk out in solidarity with teachers

Students of FSJSS walked out of school Friday to show solidarity with their teachers.

New resources for community members

A host of new books are available to the community as a result of a new initiative from local government.

The Vanderhoof Bears (in the white and blue jerseys)

Late goals pull Williams Lake to victory

Williams Lake took a hard fought first place against a combination Vanderhoof/Fort St. James team

The Vanderhoof Bears (in the white and blue jerseys)

The two sides of budgets

Government budgets are everywhere these days. The B.C. Government just came out with theirs

Joe Sinclair practices his moves in a front-wheel loader on one ot the ten new simulators at CNC.

Simulating success

Video games have moved from kids bedrooms to the classroom.

Joe Sinclair practices his moves in a front-wheel loader on one ot the ten new simulators at CNC.

Fribjon Bjornson Walk

The community showed up in droves to support the Bjornsons.

Local retailer closing after 30 years

After 30 years of operation in Fort St. James, Fields will be closing its doors here, and across Canada, sometime in the coming year.

‘I need the rink, and the rink needs me’ -Tony Pacheco

The spaghetti dinner for Tony Pacheco brought a lot of people together to support a pillar of our community.

Sarah Grill and her ski and snowboarding team are headed off to Whistler at the end of the month to represent Fort St. James in Provincials.

FSJSS ski and board team off to Whistler

The FSJSS snowboarding and ski team is off to Whistler at the end of this month to compete in provincials.

Sarah Grill and her ski and snowboarding team are headed off to Whistler at the end of the month to represent Fort St. James in Provincials.

North road woes being addressed

A near fatal accident February 9 has brought renewed scrutiny to the North Road.

Kay Snively (right) and Monica Grill (left) sit in front of a batch of colour

From rags to rugs

Thursday February 16 the Community Arts Council filled up the old credit union building with ladies looking to knit.

Kay Snively (right) and Monica Grill (left) sit in front of a batch of colour
Karen Monk and Shane Pearce

Local couple in running for Mexico wedding

A local couple are only one step away from a dream wedding in Mexico.

Karen Monk and Shane Pearce