Year in Review – Part 6 – November – December 2009

 
All this week, Energeticcity.ca has been posting a series of stories showcasing the biggest news stories in the BC Peace from 2009.  This list has been put together based on the total number of views a story received on Energeticcity.ca.  

To see the top news stories from January to February 2009, Click Here

To see the top news stories from March to April 2009, Click Here

To see the top news stories from May to June 2009, Click Here 

To see the top news stories from July to August 2009, Click Here

To see the top news stories from November to December 2009, Click Here

Below are the top 5 news stories from November to December 2009 

Snow Removal debated by City Council

A story that comes up each year is still garnering a lot of attention from our readers.  Once again the City of Fort St. John is looking at ways to improve snow removal.  For more information read the following story.

 
 Snow removal debated at city council on Monday 

Bright Flash over Hudson’s Hope

On Friday November 20th, 2009, the Hudson’s Hope RCMP recieved a number of phone calls about a bright flash in the sky followed by a loud bang.  The RCMP are still trying to figure just what it was, but most believe it was a meteor.

 Update – Loud Bang and Bright Flash over Hudson’s HopeMore Fireballs Spotted

Taylor Man dies in Hot Springs

On Sunday November 8th, 2009, a Taylor resident died at some natural hot springs near Nakusp British Columbia.  The RCMP still haven’t released the final information from the investigation, but preliminary reports show that the man may have died from magic mushrooms.  For more read the stories below.

 Taylor man dies in hot springs near NakuspA Taylor man may have died from Magic Mushrooms
 Toxicology report still pending in Eggers’ death 

Pimm questions the need for the Charter

During a speech in the Legislature, North Peace MLA Pat Pimm called into question the need for the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  The speech generated numerous comments on the site.  Several days after the original article, Pimm responded and tried to clarify what he said.  For more, read the stories below.

 Pat Pimm says we don’t need the Charter – VideoPimm clarifies his position on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
 B.C. NDP leader weighs-in on MLA Pimm’s Charter statementIssues and Answers with Pat Pimm

The Rotary Mega Lottery

The Rotary Mega Lottery came to a close on Saturday December 26th, as the final draw was made at the Totem Mall.  73 people got an extra special Christmas Gift from the Rotary Club of Fort St. John.  The Lottery raises hundred’s of thousand’s of dollars for charities in Northeast BC.

 Winners from the 2009 Rotary Mega Lottery DrawTickets still available for Rotary Mega Lottery
 Early bird gets $15,000 

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