It’s prudent advice to keep an eye out for for wildlife at the Awakening Music Festival in Sukunka Valley, where unicorns, racoons, care-bears, one white lion, neon ninja-turtles, zebras, reindeer, and the odd superhero have said to roam. Being poorly camouflaged, they are quite easy to spot without the use of binoculars. One actual bear […]
Pemmican Days at Saulteau First Nation was three hot days of contests, games, food and friends. Two moose were cut up to be roasted or smoked. “They’re just volunteering because they want to eat moose meat,” Vern Lalonde joked as people swarmed the butcher’s table. Two low fires smoked away with drying racks over top […]
Dawson Creek’s motorcycle club, the 97 Riders, has raised $1,929 for the South Peace Community Resources Society (SPCRS). Vice President Gordon Parker handed the cheque to SPCRS department managers Sharla Sullivan and Arden Smith on Wednesday. “They do good for the children in the community,” Parker said. “That’s good enough for me.” It’s the club’s […]
After a successful Canada Day World Fair, Manija Shirzad looks to bring a new food truck to Fort St. John Good news for everyone who enjoyed the food sampled at the new Afghanistan booth at the Canada Day World Fair: Manija Shirzad is opening a food truck. “People here aren’t too familiar with Afghani food. […]
The size and success of Fort St. John’s first Pride parade surprised many. The parade, held on June 25, attracted around 200 people, most of them dressed up in rainbows and sparkles. “I was a bit nervous about getting involved. Fort St. John gets a reputation for being a bit of a redneck community,” Heather […]
Hundreds of supporters turned out on Saturday to the Carnival of Hope, put on as a fundraiser for the Fort St. John branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.The goal to raise $10,000 was surpassed, and more donations are still coming in. The funds are earmarked to help Fort St. John residents with cancer for things […]
Coffee while camping is essential. Here I talked with Quesnel-based roaster Ian Mason about how to best brew coffee without electricity or running water. This story aired on CBC Daybreak North on June 3, 2016.
Youth at the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh temple in Prince George spend the week leading up to Vaisakhi at the temple, learning from Bhai Harinder Singh. Singh travels from England with his band to lead worship and preach in the week leading up to the Vaisakhi parade. Elders at the Prince George temple are glad for his influence […]