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The Peace River is one of many water sources that the OGC worries is too low.

OGC extends water use suspension for many northeast rivers

News Citing low stream flow impact on community water supply, and fish and aquatic resources, the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission is extending a short term water use suspension, which now covers most of northeast B.C., including the Liard River watershed....
by Adam Steinberg
Doug McLeod was locked up by Constable Rachel Geense during the first Jail and Bail in 2011.

Dawson Creek’s Cop For Cancer Jail and Bail fundraiser a great success

News The Dawson Creek RCMP and Lakeview Credit Union held their Cops For Cancer Jail and Bail on Thursday, and thanks to the hard work of volunteers and sponsors, the event managed to raise $13,233 in donations....
by Adam Steinberg
wildfire managemnet branch

More out-of-province fire personnel coming to B.C.

News With 162 wildfires still burning throughout the province and many fire crews needing to take mandatory days off, the Wildfire Management Branch are welcoming 90 more out-of-province fire personnel to B.C. over the weekend....
by Adam Steinberg
The District of Taylor wants to get the community involved in their ESS program.

District of Taylor hosting an Emergency Social Services open house.

News Recall just a month ago, the District of Hudson’s Hope went under an evacuation order and had to seek refuge in the City of Fort St. John. When the order was implemented, so was the Emergency Social Services, providing people with basic needs for 72 hours, and now, Taylor is hosting an open house for the public to learn more about how to get involved with the service....
by Adam Steinberg
A previous aerial shot of the Tommy Lakes wildfire.

Latest update from the Wildfire Management Branch

News Thanks to some favourable weather condition, the Tommy Lakes fire activity has significantly decreased....
by Adam Steinberg
Huskies tryouts

Huskies looking for 2-3 billets for upcoming season

Sports The Fort St. John Huskies are in need of a few billets for the new hockey season. Deciding to become a billet for the season comes with the benefit of free season tickets....
by Chase Charney
bike club 14

Kevin Shaw wins final Baldonnel time trial

Sports Kevin Shaw took first place in the final Baldonnel time trial of the year for the Blizzard Bike Club. Shaw finished with a time of 25:48, while Sandy McDonald was second in 26:05....
by Chase Charney
Members of the public attend a special council meeting to learn the fate of the boundary extension proposal.

Boundary extension proposal meets approval from the public

News During a special council meeting on Friday, City Councillors made the motion to move forward with their boundary extension proposal....
by Adam Steinberg
The Peace River is one of many water sources that the OGC worries is too low.

OGC extends water use suspension for many northeast rivers

News Citing low stream flow impact on community water supply, and fish and aquatic resources, the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission is extending a short term water use suspension, which now covers most of northeast B.C., including the Liard River watershed....
by Adam Steinberg

Star Wars Reads Day

BlogStar Wars Reads Day is coming, a worldwide celebration of reading and Star Wars! This event is open to kids, teens and adults!  This event will be held Saturday October 11th at the Fort St John Public library from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Tickets are free and more info...
by moosefm
CMDRA

Northern Lights Raceway to host motorcycle drag racing this weekend

Sports The Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association will be back in Fort St. John this weekend, making it the second consecutive year the organization has come to the Energetic City. Racing will begin Saturday with first round qualifying beginning at 12:30 p.m....
by Chase Charney
Stock RCMP Investigation

RCMP seeking witness of single vehicle crash

News Dawson Creek’s emergency response team, including the RCMP, responded to a single vehicle incident at the corner of 96th Avenue and 15th Street yesterday evening....
by Adam Steinberg
Pomeroy

Canada Games information session to be held tonight

Sports Fort St. John residents are invited to attend an information session tonight at the Pomeroy Sport Centre being put on by staff of the 2015 Canada Winter Games. The games will be held in Prince George, however the Pomeroy Sport Centre is slated to be the contingency plan for long track speed skating events should the outdoor facility in Prince George be unable to host the races because of poor weather conditions....
by Chase Charney
The 2nd annual Touch-a-Truck event kicks off this weekend.

Second annual Touch-a-Truck and United Way Fire Truck Pull

News This weekend marks the 2nd annual Touch-a-Truck event in Dawson Creek, as well as the first installment of the United Way Fire Truck Pull, both of which are being held in the Encana Events Centre parking lot....
by Adam Steinberg
Links golf

Links to hold club championship this weekend

Sports Fort St. John Links will be having their club championship tournament this weekend. A number of prizes will be up for grabs as those taking part will be on the course for 18 holes Saturday and Sunday....
by Chase Charney
A map of the area affected by the open fire prohibition.

Open fire bans remain despite cooler temperatures

News Fire Information Officer, Jill Kelsh says despite cooler temperatures and scattered showers in some areas of the Prince George Fire Centre, the fire danger rating still ranges from "high" to "extreme"....
by Adam Steinberg
The Fort St. John RCMP Detachment

Cuts to the RCMP may make its way into Fort St. John

News Prime Minister Stephen Harper says British Columbia underestimates the power it wields in the House of Commons, however, one professor at Simon Fraser University says rural towns may have no choice but to become the scapegoat for budget cuts.  ...
by Adam Steinberg
Both De Smit and Brain agree the increase of unattached patients has placed an unnecessary amount of pressure on the hospital.

Local online petition begins to gain serious traction

News Brad Brain is a financial planner in Fort St. John, father of two, and also, the man behind an online petition calling for improvements to our health care system and a fix to the “terrible medical professional staffing crisis.”...
by Adam Steinberg
The reply to Mayor Ackerman's reminder for the need of surgeons from the association to come into Fort St. John.

Mayor exchanges words with B.C. Association of Surgeons over Twitter

News There was an unusual Twitter exchange between Mayor Lori Ackerman and the B.C. Association of Surgeons the other day, in which the mayor reminded the association that they had previously offered to try bringing unemployed surgeons into town, to which the association replied “Yes, change the location to Kelowna and that would be true...”...
by Adam Steinberg
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