Dease Lake, British Columbia Community Profile

Population: 303 Elevation: 2624ft (800m) Dease Lake is a small community in Northern British Columbia located along the Dease River and only a couple of hours from the Yukon border. Its actually located at the direct south end of Dease Lake (which is actually 2 miles across at its widest).   There has been a gold rush in the area in the past.  This was apart of the Cassair Gold Rush.  Numerous Ghost Towns and former sites are...

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Prince George, British Columbia

Population: City – 71,974 | Metro – 84,232 Elevation: 2,886ft (575m) News: Prince George Citizen | Prince George Free Press | The Northern Star Radio: 88.7 FM (Campus Radio), 90.3 FM (public music), 91.5 FM (public news/talk), 93.1 (community radio), 94.3 (modern rock), 95.5 FM (public news/talk), 97.3 FM (country), 99.3 FM (classic hits), 101.3 FM (hot adult contemporary) TV: 3 Channels – 2 and 34 (Citytv), 4 and 14...

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Lower Post, British Columbia City Profile

Population: 113+ Elevation: Website: http://www.gov.bc.ca/arr/firstnation/kaska_nation/default.html News: Lower Post, British Columbia is an aboriginal community up in Northern British Columbia.  Its located along the Alaska Highway and is a beautiful area to be in during the Summer months.  Before it was a town, it was a great fishing spot along with a crossing (early road systems) and a meeting place for people.  It has a diverse...

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Fort Halkett, British Columbia City Profile

Population: Abandoned Population Place Elevation: 474m Website: News: There is not a whole lot of info on this area.  I added it because of the Fort Halkett Provincial Park.  Unfortunately at this time the park is closed because of a huge wildfire they had come through the entire area.  Its located where the Smith River and Liard River come together.  Its near km 820 on the Alaska Highway.  The biggest attraction at this place is the...

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Fort St. John, British Columbia City Profile

Population: 18,609 Elevation: 2,260 feet (690m) Website: www.fortstjohn.ca Newspaper:  Fort St. John’s Alaska Highway News Things to do in the City Paved Walking Trails North Peace Leisure Pool Skateboard Park Fort Bowling Lanes Chances Gaming Centre Music and Art Downtown Places to Stay Econo Lodge Pomeroy Hotel Quality Inn Northern Grand Hotel Pomeroy Inn & Suites Howard Johnson Northwoods Inn Super 8 Fort St. John The Grande...

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Fort Nelson, British Columbia City Profile

Population: 4,514 Elevation: 1,350ft (410m) Website: www.northernrockies.ca News: The Fort Nelson News Fort Nelson is largest town in British Columbia’s Northeastern corner.  It was established back in 1805 as a trading post.  North West Company used it for fur trading in the late 1700′s and early 1800′s.  Things to do (In Town) Poplar Hills Golf Course Fort Nelson Demonstration Trails Cross-Country Skiing Amazing...

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