Michele Taylor

Salmon cook-off rescheduled due to provincial fire ban

The Great Salmon Cook-off was rescheduled due to the province-wide fire ban that was issued last week

Little Pig

This little piggy went to market

Silver Springs Country Recreation and Wellness brings free-range bacon to the table

Little Pig
June Hanson

Erickson family reunion brings far away visitors

Swedish relatives make journey to attend event in Fort St. James

June Hanson
Last week Conifex announced it would be stopping production at its sawmill in Fort St. James for two weeks due to poor market conditions and an increase on import dues on  lumber exports to the Unites States.

Canada/US Softwood Lumber Agreement will have resounding impacts on regional economy

Last week Conifex announced it would be stopping production at its sawmill in Fort St. James for two weeks due to poor market conditions

Last week Conifex announced it would be stopping production at its sawmill in Fort St. James for two weeks due to poor market conditions and an increase on import dues on  lumber exports to the Unites States.
John Celogheros from Prince George won the first place prize of $10

Fishing derby hauls in winners

Some 300 participants were out vying for the top three spots and a chance to win at the 18 Annual Stuart Lake Fishing Derby

John Celogheros from Prince George won the first place prize of $10
The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) invites people across the province to bring their friends out to their favourite local farmers’ market over the month of July.

Bring a friend to meet your farmers’ market

Fort St. James Farmers’ Market joins in with the BCAFM’s Meet My Market contest over the month of July

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) invites people across the province to bring their friends out to their favourite local farmers’ market over the month of July.

Festivals to benefit from new safety, liquor regulation changes

The B.C. Government has introduced new guidelines and safety measures, including new liquor licensing regulations, for public events.

Sharon Buck

Northern Gateway Pipeline still a resounding no

Sustainability groups meet across province to educate and fundraise.

Sharon Buck
The District of Fort St. James will be surveying business owners and managers during its first Business Walk

Building successful business

The District of Fort St. James will be surveying business owners and managers during its first Business Walk, July 6.

The District of Fort St. James will be surveying business owners and managers during its first Business Walk
I don’t always find my taxidermy in museums

Traveling solo: How to be adventurous

Traveling to new places and seeing this great country of mine has been my dream since I struck out on my own at 17.

I don’t always find my taxidermy in museums
Shauna Hesse

Sowchea Elementary may get stay of execution

Parent Advisory Committee presents alternative to closing school,
Mayor asks for one-year delay on board decision

Shauna Hesse

Wildfires by the numbers

Dry conditions and an increased risk of forest fires still prevail across the province.

Violet Prince

Aboriginal Day celebrations in the Fort

The weather didn’t disappoint for Aboriginal Day celebrations at Heritage Park June 21.

Violet Prince
Working for forgiveness is the part we play in truth and in reconciliation.

Truth, reconciliation and working for forgiveness

Through a greater understanding of who my community is, where they come from, and where they are headed, reconciliation can begin.

Working for forgiveness is the part we play in truth and in reconciliation.
David Hoy Elementary School and Sowchea Elementary School students participated in Expression workshops and attended at Sowchea for a final performance showcasing what each group of students had learned.

The beat keeps students moving

Sowchea and David Hoy showcase talent at final show through Expression

David Hoy Elementary School and Sowchea Elementary School students participated in Expression workshops and attended at Sowchea for a final performance showcasing what each group of students had learned.
Alex Wells wows the students with his hoop dances during a performance at Nak'al Bun Elementary School June 3.

World class hoop dancer and storyteller visit

Nak’al Bun students make their circle wider with drumming, song and dance.

Alex Wells wows the students with his hoop dances during a performance at Nak'al Bun Elementary School June 3.
Maxz Boschman

The end is only the beginning

Fort St. James 2015 Grad Class celebrates with family and friends

Maxz Boschman
Music on the Mountain (MoM) might be moving to lower elevations but its raising the bar for the three-day event that happens in August. Lionel Conant

MoM Festival moving from the mountain down to the meadow

Music on the Mountain Festival, is getting a new venue at the 80 acre rodeo grounds just outside of Fort St. James

Music on the Mountain (MoM) might be moving to lower elevations but its raising the bar for the three-day event that happens in August. Lionel Conant
Patrica Prince

Little green thumbs

Parents and children came out for gardening day at 'Uloo Khoh parenting program

Patrica Prince
Nikolas Smithers has been planting trees for four years and as a crew manager can be responsible for up to 18 crew members depending on the number of people on staff planting. He said a tree goes into the ground approximately every ten seconds.

A day in the life: Tree planting

Have you ever looked at the scarred land and thought about all those trees just, gone. Find out about the crews that replant them.

Nikolas Smithers has been planting trees for four years and as a crew manager can be responsible for up to 18 crew members depending on the number of people on staff planting. He said a tree goes into the ground approximately every ten seconds.