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Friday, December 14, 2018
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9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Planning for Fort St John Air Show is well underway

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The planning for the 2019 Fort St. John Air Show is well underway. Fort St. John Air Show Events Organizer, Lana Neitz, says the 2019 event will be packed with talent and performers. "We're looking at some really neat warbirds. We're bringing the Kitty Hawk; we're bringing in the Harvard's of the Harmon Rockets... we were talking...

Fort St John North Peace Museum and Alaska Highway Community Society release new book

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John North Peace Museum and the Alaska Highway Community Society have recently released a new book. The book, 'Signposts and Promises – Canada and the Alaska Highway', compiles research and stories collected during the process to nominate sites along the Alaska Highway Corridor as a National Historic Site. Julie Harris and Frank Edwards are the authors...

North Peace Museum hosts exhibit looking at women and work in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John North Peace Museum will be presenting an exhibit looking at the history of women and work in Fort St. John called 'Not Just Housework: Women and Work in the North Peace, 1890-1960'. The exhibit looks at the various tasks women undertook in the North Peace from typical women’s jobs like nurse...

North Peace Cultural Centre receives grant for renovations

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Cultural Centre has received a grant for $170,000 for a renovation project. Oliver Hachmeister, operations manager for the NPCC, says the grant, from BC Gaming, will go towards significant renovations for the theatre. "We've been operating for 26 years, and this would be the first major renovation of the 413 seat theatre. We've received...

Jane Sheldon named Fort St. John’s best chili chef

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Potters Guild held their 11th Annual Chili Bowl Bash fundraiser on the weekend. The event sold out all 125 tickets and saw eight chefs competing for 1st place. Jane Sheldon was the big winner of the day as her chili narrowly bested Jessica Harisson's dish. Results for the Chilli Cook-off are shown below: 1st place:...

World Fair coming back to Fort St. John this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John League of United Youths and Settlement Workers in Schools is bringing the World Fair back to the Energetic City this weekend. The World Fair is an event that gives an opportunity for local cultural groups to showcase the unique qualities and heritage in the community. Organizers say that the event has...

Northern Dance Theatre Society set to present “A New York Night in the North”

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northern Dance Theatre Society will present "A New York Night in the North" at the Lido this Saturday. "A New York Night in the North" is a fundraiser in support of the senior dance team's trip to New York City. The society promises residents will experience a slice of the New York Nightlife with a...

Bright Nights in June celebrating Peace Region’s farming and ranching heritage this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The North Peace Cultural Centre will be bringing Bright Nights in June back to the North Peace this weekend.  The theme of this year’s Bright Nights is a celebration of the farming and ranching industries and the part they’ve played in the history of the B.C. Peace Region. The three-day festival will kick off with...

Peace River Zone Theatre Festival starts today

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Peace River Zone Theatre Festival starts today at the North Peace Cultural Centre. The festival runs until Saturday and will feature a different play each day. Shows starts at 7:30 p.m. and run until 9:30 p.m. Tonights show is "Stop Saying Nothing", which is a collection about bullying presented by North Peace Secondary School. Friday's show...

Stage North Theatre Society Opens Blackbird this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Stage North Theatre Society is set to open their play "Blackbird" at the Black Box Theatre in Surerus Park this weekend. According to Sue Popesku the Executive Director for Stage North, the play is a heavy drama about two people who had a very unconventional affair when they were young. Popesku explained that the...

ArtsPost getting residents to Paint A Hard Hat to show support for pipelines

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The ArtsPost in Fort St. John has launched a new artsy initiative for residents to show their support for pipelines and other resource-based economic drivers in Northern B.C. From now until May 17th, the ArtsPost will be giving away free hard hats for residents to paint in order to show their support for the oil...

City hosting movie in the pool this Friday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Leisure Pool with be hosting a night of entertainment with a movie in the pool this Friday. Despicable Me 3 will be the movie shown and residents of all ages are welcome to lounge in the pool. Admission for the movie is $15 for families, $4 for seniors, $6 for adults, $3 for...

Fort St. John 11th Annual Community Awards

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The 11th annual Fort St. John Community Awards Gala will take place tomorrow night at the Lido Theatre. There are 83 Fort St. John residents nominated for the six awards. Thursday night's gala will feature live entertainment from Adam Winn, as well as special guest speakers Doug Peterson and the Crystal Cup Organizing Committee. The Cultural...

New Exhibit Opening At Peace Gallery North Tonight

FORT ST JOHN, BC- Peace Gallery North is set to be full of colour tonight for the annual group show from the Flying Colours Artists' Association. The opening of the show "Points of View 5" will take place tonight from 7:00-9:00 pm with light refreshments being served and live music by Quartet Intermezzo. The Flying Colours Artists' Association is a regional...

NLC hosting Maritime Bhangra Group at first annual charity talent show

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Northern Lights College is going to be bringing the renowned Maritime Bhangra dance group to the Fort St. John for its first annual International Talent for Charity Show next month. The talent show, which is taking place at the Evangel Chapel on April 7th, is being hosted by the College to celebrate the diversity and...

Scarlet Sway finishes CBC Searchlight contest as Top 10 finalists 

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — Though the band was not announced today as the grand prize winner of the CBC Searchlight contest, Dawson Creek-based Scarlet Sway still managed the impressive feat of finishing the contest as one of the Top 10 finalists. Searchlight is an annual competition by CBC Music to discover up-and-coming musicians from across the country, with the winner...

Stunning ceramics make a “Pit Stop” at Peace Gallery North for the month of March

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Prince George artists Leanna Carlson and Karin Heathman made a pit stop with their exhibit “Road Trip” at the Peace Gallery North this past Friday. The exhibition will be running until March 31st at the gallery, featuring both of the artists' ceramic work. The show features nearly a fifty-fifty split of both Carlson's and Heathman’s works....

Science World inspired youth at Science Celebration

FORT ST JOHN, BC - The excitement was buzzing at Northern Lights College on Saturday for the Community Science Celebration hosted by Science World. The college was packed full of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities for all ages. Science World, which is located at the TELUS World of Science in Vancouver, offers regional outreach throughout B.C. to encourage youth to...
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