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Kathleen Connolly to take on incumbent Mike Bernier in Peace River South

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Two candidates have announced they are running for MLA in Peace River South, incumbent Mike Bernier of the B.C. Liberals and Kathleen Connolly of the Conservative Party of B.C. Bernier was elected MLA for Peace River South in 2013 and was recently named Official Opposition Co-Critic for Transportation and Infrastructure. Bernier […]

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Bears tranquillized and moved out of Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The B.C. Conservation Service and the Fort St. John RCMP have successfully tranquillized three bears that have been in the community for the last two weeks. Saturday afternoon after reports of the bears being near 103 avenue and 92 street, the Conservation Service watched the bears until they could tranquillize […]

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A socially distant Block Party returns this Fall

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It’s been seven years since the first Moose FM Block Party took over Fort St. John’s downtown and it’s back for 2020, but a little differently. With COVID-19, our plans for this year’s event have changed and we are focusing on some fun family entertainment.  The event will be held […]

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City declares Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 overdose awareness week

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – August 31 to September 4 has been declared overdose awareness week in the City. The Fort St. John Community Action Team and Healthy FSJ made the request for the proclamation and during the week, will honour front line-workers and those who have lived with the experience of the opioid crisis. […]

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Council to look at helping NP Search and Rescue with a new home

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – North Peace Search and Rescue is looking for help to build a new home for the volunteer group in Fort St. John. North Peace Search and Rescue is a professional volunteer search and rescue group that helps local agencies in ground and inland water search and rescue missions. North Peace […]

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Fort St. John man killed in collision near Turtle Valley

CHASE, B.C. – The Chase RCMP has just released details about the death of a Fort St. John man near Turtle Valley, B.C. On August 14 at 8:18 pm, Chase RCMP was advised of a single-vehicle collision at Skimikin Road and Hepburn Road in Turtle Valley. The complainant reported that an SUV had gone over […]

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Weak tornado touches down in Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada says they believe a very weak tornado touched down in Fort St. John Friday night. Doug Lundquist with Environment Canada says the tornado would have only been rated an EF0 or EF1, the lowest rating for a tornado. Lundquist, who grew up in the Alberta Peace and has […]

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Conditions were right for a possible tornado in Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada is investigating if a tornado hit Fort St. John Friday evening. As of Friday evening, Environment Canada says the storm that moved through the B.C. Peace could have produced a tornado. A weather warning was issued for the South Peace, and at first, the storm looked like it […]

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Several homes damaged after a strong storm

UPDATE – Environment Canada is investigating two possible tornados from Friday’s storm. Click here for more information. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – At least four homes have suffered damage after a strong windstorm that blew through the City Friday night. Eyewitnesses say they saw a funnel cloud moved through the area. We are waiting to […]