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RCMP Vehicle

RCMP wrap up year long investigation with execution of eight search warrants

News Members with the Fort St. John RCMP Drug Unit were busy on Tuesday after executing eight search warrants. The searches were performed following a year's worth of investigating and resulted in the apprehension of drugs, guns, and money....
by Chase Charney
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Home destroyed by fire in Tumbler Ridge

News A home in Tumbler Ridge has been completely destroyed by fire.  The Tumbler Ridge Fire Department responded to the call of a structural fire at 3:26 a.m. Sunday....
by Adam Reaburn
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Dan Potts critical of Site C project

News The District of Hudson's Hope held a media conference this week on the proposed Site C dam. One of the people to speak was former Executive Director of the Association of Major Power Customers of B.C. Dan Potts, who expressed his doubts on the economics of the project....
by Chase Charney
From left to right: CN’s Trainmaster Marcus Cameron, Mayor Lori Ackerman and Councilor Larry Evans unveils new sign.

The Rotary Skatepark welcomes new, environmentally friendly surrounding

News Mayor Lori Ackerman was on hand with CN’s Trainmaster, Marcus Cameron to officially recognize the completion of the CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program, a partner of Tree Canada and Communities in Bloom Canada, which has resulted in new trees surrounding the Rotary Skatepark....
by Adam Steinberg
Whole Wheat & Honey is one of the many restaurants participating in the Taste of the Town.

A sneak peek into Fort St. John’s Taste of the Town

News The fourth annual Taste of the Town is coming around the corner, as local restaurants prepare their special menus and showcase the bountiful fall harvest grown locally in the Peace region....
by Adam Steinberg
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Spark donates $2,500 to Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society

News The Spark Women's Leadership Conference made a donation yesterday of $2,500 to the Fort St. John Women's Resource Society. The money will go towards the Resource Society's Dress for Success program which aims at assisting residents in re-entering the work force by helping to provide a wardrobe with the hope of making a good first impression....
by Chase Charney
Fort St. John Fire Chief Fred Burrows along with City Council mark the official opening of the new fire hall.

Fire department officially opens new hall, remembers 9/11 victims

News Members of the Fort St. John Fire Department hosted an open house at the new fire hall yesterday to mark its official opening. The fire department also took time at the event to remember those that lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks 13 years ago....
by Chase Charney
The Pomeroy Sport Centre is playing host to the open house.

City host open house to discuss secondary suites

News The City of Fort St. John is hosting an open house this Monday to provide information on the construction of secondary suites....
by Adam Steinberg
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A new light at the end of the tunnel for the ongoing teachers’ strike

News Premier Christy Clark says she’s hopeful that the ongoing labour dispute with the province’s striking teachers can come to an end in the near future, but the B.C. Teachers' Federation (BCTF) says this won’t happen unless government agrees to binding arbitration....
by Adam Steinberg
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Photo Gallery: God Save the Queen at the Encana Event Centre

News One might imagine that a Queen Tribute concert would primarily see fans of the baby boomer generation, but when God Save the Queen made their way into the Encana Event Centre, they were welcomed by a crowd of all different ages....
by Adam Steinberg
The proposed LNG Canada site in Kitimat.

The Vancouver Sun: LNG uncertainty leads to lower economic growth forecast

News The Vancouver Sun has released a report from Central 1, the trade association and research arm of B.C. and Ontario credit unions, claiming the uncertainty over proposed LNG projects across the province has led to a lower economic growth forecast for northeastern B.C....
by Adam Steinberg
District of Hudson's Hope

Update on water quality for Lynx Creek and Brenot Creek

News The District of Hudson's Hope has issued an update on yesterday's water quality advisory for Lynx Creek and Brenot Creek. The district states that hydro-geologist will be examining the Lynx Creek watershead on Tuesday....
by Chase Charney
RCMP Vehicle

RCMP wrap up year long investigation with execution of eight search warrants

News Members with the Fort St. John RCMP Drug Unit were busy on Tuesday after executing eight search warrants. The searches were performed following a year's worth of investigating and resulted in the apprehension of drugs, guns, and money....
by Chase Charney

District of Tumbler Ridge releases statement on closure of coal mine

News The District of Tumbler Ridge has released a statement in response to Anglo American's decision to close their coal mine in the area. In the statement the district expresses concern for workers and families and states they will be making efforts to work with community, provincial, and federal partners to assist citizens going forward....
by Chase Charney
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Speed possible factor in accident on Highway 29

News Highway 29, 15 kilometres north of Hudson's Hope, was closed yesterday for approximately four hours after a large hydraulic dump truck lost control, fell on its side, spun on the road and blocked two lanes....
by Adam Steinberg
Participants from last year's zombie walk

Zombies to roam Centennial Park Saturday afternoon

News The Fort St. John Zombie Walk will be held this Saturday afternoon at Centennial Park. The walk will be from 3:30-6:00 p.m. and is held in support of the Fort St. John Salvation Army Food Bank....
by Chase Charney
Employees of Peace River Coal may soon be out of a job.

Peace River Coal closing the doors for undetermined time

News In another blow to Tumbler Ridge’s mining industry, Anglo American has confirmed they’re closing the doors to Peace River Coal at the end of this year for an undetermined amount of time, citing a need for a “period of care and maintenance.”...
by Adam Steinberg
Bike Club

Ben Dawson wins final Wednesday cactus race of the season

Sports Members of the Blizzard Bike Club took part in the final cactus race of 2014 last night. In the race Ben Dawson had the best time as he finished in 26:29....
by Chase Charney

Derrick Dance Club

BlogThe Derrick Dance Club of Fort St John will be hosting a Country Music Dance Saturday September 27th from 8:30 pm t0 12:30 am in the Senior Citizens Hall at 109808-100th St. Music by Northern Horizon. Everyone over 19 are welcomed. For more information please contact Chris at 250-785-1021 or George...
by moosefm
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