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Free admission July 1 to Fort Historic Park

July 1 promises to be a lively and colourful affair in Fort St. James when activities and festivities come to life at the national historic site.
Lillian Carnell celebrates 100 years

Lillian Carnell celebrates 100 years

The family of Lillian Carnell would like to invite all of her friends to her 100th birthday celebration to be held at Cherry Park Retirement Residence, 317 Winnipeg Street, Penticton on June 30, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Friends of Fort St. James Historic Park cash in

Friends of Fort St. James Historic Park cash in

The Friends of Fort St. James HIstoric Park receive a cheque for $1,000 from the RBC Foundation.
Fort St. James Farmer's Market program leads the way

Fort St. James Farmer's Market program leads the way

A local food security initiative is getting ready for its third summer of operation – and the “made-in-Fort-St.-James” version has been recognized as a provincial model for other communities looking to establish similar programs around B.C.
Animal music

Animal music

Students of Norma Hoy perform Old MacDonald in a rhythm ensemble during the Animal Recital at the old Fort St. James Secondary School gymnasium on May 30. There were performances of all levels, and for more photos from the event, view the Pictopia gallery via The Courier website.
Young Fort St. James composer wins award

Young Fort St. James composer wins award

At nine years old, Karalyn Duncan might not have been playing and composing music for as long as Mozart had at her age, but she’s working hard on catching up.
New angle on literacy

New angle on literacy

Decoda Solutions, a new provincial literacy organization, is hoping to take a step forward in the promotion of literacy and will expand the concept of literacy and hopefully benefit communities.

Art theft

A small theft from Pioneer Place has left one senior citizen without a treasured family icon.
Kids helping kids

Kids helping kids

Jamie Martin and her brother Jayden Martin stand outside Sowchea Elementary on June 2, where the annual Sowchea Social took place. Students at Sowchea managed to raise $275 to help their fellow students in Slave Lake.
She’s “all in”

She’s “all in”

New Economic Development Officer Emily Colombo is learning the ropes in Fort St. James