Ruth Lloyd

Rosa Anne Howell is the new manager of the Fort St. James Chamber of Commerce.

A new face for the chamber

Rosa Anne Howell is the new face of the Fort St. James Chamber of Commerce.

Rosa Anne Howell is the new manager of the Fort St. James Chamber of Commerce.
Brenda Gouglas of the Fort St. James Sustainability Group had a dramatic costume as an oil spill cleaner as part of a rally the group did in Spirit Square on April 6.

Anti-Enbridge rally

The Fort St. James Sustainability Group pulled together a small rally on Sunday, April 6.

Brenda Gouglas of the Fort St. James Sustainability Group had a dramatic costume as an oil spill cleaner as part of a rally the group did in Spirit Square on April 6.
Peter Valk of the Stuart Lake Housing Co-op holds up their certificate of incorporation.

Housing co-op moves to build membership

Nineteen members and four guests came out for the Stuart Lake Housing Co-op annual general meeting on April 8.

Peter Valk of the Stuart Lake Housing Co-op holds up their certificate of incorporation.

End of an era

Dear Fort St. James, this will be my last two weeks writing to you.

Public input sought on forest licences

The public is being invited to provide input into converting some volume-based forest licences to area-based tree farm licences.

Don't let the snow stop you...

Year-round riding

For most people, the biking season in Fort St. James is likely from May until September or October.

Don't let the snow stop you...
Kristen Cooper holds two of the 27 animal paintings she did to create her children’s book on the animals of northern B.C.

Celebrating northern animals

A crafty local woman has created a beautiful children's book celebrating the animals in our backyard.

Kristen Cooper holds two of the 27 animal paintings she did to create her children’s book on the animals of northern B.C.

Possible improvements for Cottonwood Marina

The District of Fort St. James will be making some changes to Cottonwood Marina and is looking at security, the reservation system and more.

Timara MacDougall is putting together the pages for a book celebrating diversity in Fort St. James.

Celebrating diversity

How do you fight racism and hate, with love of all your community has to offer...

Timara MacDougall is putting together the pages for a book celebrating diversity in Fort St. James.
Don’t let the fickle weather get you down in April

April is… whatever you make it

I have been bringing up the onset of spring and the in-between time a lot lately, and this is because it is something I think about.

Don’t let the fickle weather get you down in April
Marci Whitford gets more out of walking her dog than just a happy dog.

It pays to pick

Highlighting some of the super-inspiring people in the community who help us all out by cleaning up after us.

Marci Whitford gets more out of walking her dog than just a happy dog.
The view from the Fort St. James National Historic Site with most of the pier intact.

New pier for historic site

The pier at the Fort St. James National Historic Site with reconstruction of the structure to begin later this year.

The view from the Fort St. James National Historic Site with most of the pier intact.

Grease the wheels

Spring is technically here, time to get prepped, but I'll try not to get ahead of myself...

Jerry Joinson and his team during the 2014 Yukon Quest 1

Epic journey – take two

Jerry Joinson and his wife Lisa Joinson had another epic journey when Jerry raced the Yukon Quest 1,000 for the second time.

Jerry Joinson and his team during the 2014 Yukon Quest 1
Brian Collins and his dog Mila were reunited recently thanks to a lot of help from volunteers and the community.

Homeward bound

The incredible journey of one dog, back to her owner, thanks to a whole lot of local help.

Brian Collins and his dog Mila were reunited recently thanks to a lot of help from volunteers and the community.

Whooping cough in Fort St. James

The public is being urged to ensure vaccinations are up to date for whooping cough after a confirmed case in Fort St. James this week.

Claudette Gouger is the new community manager for New Gold's Blackwater Project.

New Gold update: Blackwater deferred but not dead

New Gold’s Blackwater Project is still on target, but metal prices have left the construction date in limbo.

Claudette Gouger is the new community manager for New Gold's Blackwater Project.
Fort St. James Secondary Ski and Board Team 2013-14. Left to Right Back Row: Chris Greenaway

Bringing home the banner

The FSJSS ski and board team did well at this year's provincial championships, with the girls snowboard team winning the provincial banner.

Fort St. James Secondary Ski and Board Team 2013-14. Left to Right Back Row: Chris Greenaway
Bruce Macdonald stands in the store that brought him to Fort St. James 25 years ago

Twenty-five years …and counting

Twenty-five years ago last week, Bruce Macdonald got off a bus in Vanderhoof on his way to Fort St. James.

Bruce Macdonald stands in the store that brought him to Fort St. James 25 years ago
Willa Crowley holds her newly printed book: Lilly Marshton.

A novelist in our midst

How many nine-year-olds know what Foxtail Barley Grass is? Willa Crowley does.

Willa Crowley holds her newly printed book: Lilly Marshton.