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Painted Pony warns natural gas output will fall due to B.C. pipeline explosion

CALGARY, A.B. - Oil and gas producer Painted Pony Energy Ltd. says its fourth-quarter production will drop by up to 20 percent because of reduced shipping capacity after the explosion of a natural gas pipeline in B.C. A line in Enbridge Inc.'s T-South pipeline system ruptured on Oct. 9, about 15 kilometres northeast of Prince George, B.C., causing a huge...

Councillor Christensen and Evans say goodbye

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Councillors Bruce Christensen and Larry Evans said goodbye on Monday during their final Fort St. John Council meeting. Councillor Christensen became emotional during this final report to Council after representing the City since 2006. “I think our leadership has been great, to our new council congratulations and welcome and my family, thank you.” Councillor Evans was...

Local students go 5 for 6 in predicting Fort St. John election result during student vote

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Students at five elementary schools in the North Peace were shockingly accurate at predicting the outcome of Saturday's municipal election in Fort St. John. In the mock Student Vote last Thursday and Friday, students at Alwin Holland, Bert Ambrose, Baldonnel, Bert Bowes, and Margaret 'Ma' Murray Elementary Schools cast ballots for who they felt were...

Two long time Fort St. John Councillors say goodbye

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Two longtime Fort St. John City Councillors are reflecting on their time at City Hall after voters picked two new people to join Fort St. John City Council. Councillor Bruce Christensen and Councillor Larry Evans both lost their re-election bids in Saturday's municipal election.  Becky Grimsrud and Tony Zabinsky are the two newest members of Fort...

New Mayor elected in Tumbler Ridge

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - Keith Bertrand has been elected the Mayor of Tumbler Ridge.  In a four-way race, Bertrand defeated incumbent Don McPherson by only 13 votes. McPherson ended up with 238 votes followed by Garret Golhof at 163 and Jerrilyn Schembri with 114. The three incumbent Councillors running for reelection will all return for the next four years.  Joanne Kirby,...

Fraser re-elected as mayor of Taylor

TAYLOR, B.C. - Rob Fraser has been re-elected as mayor of the District of Taylor. Fraser finished this year's municipal election with 308 votes, while the District's former community services director and challenger Laura Prosko got 89 votes. Three of the four incumbent members of council were also re-elected: Brent Taillefer, Betty Ponto, and Dave Lueneberg, while George Barber chose not to run...

2018 Election results for School District 59

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Here are the school trustee election results for School District 59. Incumbent Electoral Area I trustee Crystal Hillton was re-elected, along with newcomer Becky Borton. Incumbent trustee Andrea Smith lost her re-election bid, along with Jessica Fairful. Roxanne Gulick was acclaimed in Electoral Area II, which represents the Tumbler Ridge area. Jennifer Lalonde and Tamara Ziemer were elected in Electoral Area III, while Angelina Schurmann was not elected. In...

2018 Election results for School District 81

FORT NELSON, B.C. - Here are the school trustee election results for School District 81. Bill Dolan received the most votes of the six candidates for the five seats on the School District 81 Board of Trustees, with 1,131. The other four trustees are: Linda Dolen, Ray Irwin, Mike Gilbert, and Yvette Taylor. The full results and number of votes can be found...

Streeper loses re-election bid in Fort Nelson

FORT NELSON, B.C. - Gary Foster has been elected as the new mayor of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, beating long-time incumbent mayor Bill Streeper. Foster handily won this year's election gathering 922 votes to Streeper's 540. This was Streeper's fourth re-election bid. Councillors who were elected to the Regional Municipality Council were Lorraine Gerwing (1,133), Todd Penney (1,092), Kyle Andrews (1,060),...

Grimsrud and Zabinsky are elected in Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Becky Grimsrud and Tony Zabinsky are the two newest members of Fort St. John City Council. Grimsrud received the most votes of all 12 candidates running, garnering 1,718 votes. Zabinsky received the fifth-highest vote total, getting 1,372 votes. After the results were read, Grimsrud said "I'm honoured that the City has chosen me to represent them....

Three new residents join Hudson’s Hope Council

HUDSON'S HOPE, B.C. - Three new Hudson's Hope residents will join Council this fall. Patricia Markin, Valerie Paice and Leigh Summer are the new members of Council.  They will join incumbents Travous Quibell, Mattias Gibbs and Kelly Miller. Dave Heiberg will serve as mayor for the District of Hudson's Hope, as he won by acclamation. The full results are below. .

Evans and Snow re-elected to School District 60’s Board of Trustees

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Incumbent School District #60 trustees Erin Evans and Bill Snow have been re-elected. Evans received the second-most votes of the five candidates running in the Zone 5 School Board race, getting 1,533, while Snow got 1,198. Challenger Helen Gilbert was also elected to Zone 5 with 1,593, while candidates Jeff Richert and Darrell Pasichnyk were unsuccessful in their bids...

Three new Councillors elected in Pouce Coupe

POUCE COUPE, B.C. - Three new faces will join Pouce Coupe Council.  Ken Drover, Donna White and Marlene Herbert will join incumbent Councillor Barbara Smith at the Council table. Mayor Lorraine Michetti was reelected by acclamation after Andre Lavoie dropped decided not to run for Mayor and instead ran for Council.  Lavoie and Johnston were unsuccessful in the bid for reelection. See the full...

Allen Courtoreille is the new Mayor of Chetwynd

CHETWYND, B.C. - The next mayor to serve the District of Chetwynd is Allen Courtoreille. Courtoreille received 255 votes beating current councillor Alec Brownlee, who received 231.  As for Council, Mel Deck received 394 votes, Jocelyn Disher had 390 votes, Clay Bassendowski received 386, Laura Weisgerber had 374, Rochelle Galbraith had 366 and Janet Wark had 365. Outgoing mayor Merlin Nichols, who was running as a...

Fort St. John has two new Councillors

Click here for more information about the election results in Fort St. John. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Fort St. John will have two new Councillors.  Becky Grimsrud and Tony Zabinsky have been elected and will join incumbents Gord Klassen, Lilia Hansen, Byron Stewart and Trevor Bolin. Bruce Christensen and Larry Evans did not get re-elected. Mayor Ackerman will serve as Mayor...

Dale Bumstead remains Mayor of Dawson Creek

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Dale Bumstead will remain the Mayor of Dawson Creek.  Bumstead received 1,780 votes compared to 291 for Trenten Laarz. As for Council, Blair Lekstrom received the most votes at 1,829, followed by Jerimy Earl with 1,204, Paul Gevatkoff with 1,132, Shaely Wilbur with 1,146, Charlie Parslow with 1,084 and Amy Kaempf with 1,083. The rest of the results are...

ELECTION DAY – Polls now open across Northeast B.C.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Today is voting day.  The polls are now open for the municipal election across B.C.  Polls will be open until 8 p.m. For live results from the election, visit here:  https://www.energeticcity.ca/2018-municipal-election-results/.  Results will be shown once they are posted after 8 p.m. tonight. In Fort St. John, there are 12 candidates vying to fill six seats on city...

Get to know the two candidates vying to be the next mayor of Taylor

TAYLOR, B.C. – While this year’s municipal election in Fort St. John has been a relatively tame affair, things are a bit more exciting in the District of Taylor. Unlike in Fort St. John where mayor Lori Ackerman has been acclaimed for the second election in a row, this year’s election will be the second in four years in which...
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