Sue Popesku Archives

We invite you to explore this curated digital archive comprised of arts, culture and heritage material collected by Sue Popesku and other members of northeast BC.

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40th Anniversary of the Alaska Highway (1982)

Dawson Creek is known as “Mile 0” of the Alaska Highway. Dawson Creek was an isolated community because the Hart Highway had not yet been built, a dirt trail went to Fort St. John and there was nothing beyond. This catalogue includes a program for a Dawson Creek event that celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the building of the Alaska Highway along with some history and cartoons.

US Soldier Charlie Lake Monument (2008)

In 1942, twelve U.S. servicemen drowned in Charlie Lake. In 2008 a monument was put in place to recognize those who died. This catalogue includes a listing of the soldiers, an article on the event in Peace Country Spotlight, and some news clippings.

Mukluk Rendezvous (1986)

A booklet (1986) featuring the Mukluk Rendezvous ’86, an international sled dog championship event. Other activities also occur including a hockey tournaments and talent shows. The pages relevant to Mukluk Rendezvous ’86, and other arts and heritage news have been included.

Fort St. John Heritage Festival (1986)

Documents from the Heritage Festival that took place in Fort St. John in 1986. The first file contains logistic related documents, and the second has brochures and posters. The next file is a compilation of newspaper articles, and lastly update brochures about the event.