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Fort St. John
Monday, January 22, 2018
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Fort St. John City Council has decided to defer the decision to increase the budget of demolishing the Condill Hotel until it seeks legal advice on an assessment of the building that was done...
MP Bob Zimmer's Weekly Report While summer may be months away, every year organizations throughout our region use this time to get their annual applications ready for federal funding under the Canada Summer Jobs Program. This program provides funding to...
GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - Grande Prairie RCMP have recommended charges of sexual assault and aggravated assault against a 39-year-old man from Nova Scotia. The chargers have been laid following a complaint received on January 21, 2018.  Joshua Higgins has been charged...
CHETWYND, B.C. — Officials with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development are asking for the public's help to determine who interfered with a caribou recovery program by illegally "reactivating" an intentionally closed portion of...
VANCOUVER, B.C. — A company based in Charlie Lake has been named as one of the finalists of the 15th Annual Small Business BC Awards. Northern Legendary Construction Ltd. is one of five finalists in the Best Apprentice Training category...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Literacy Society says that it is extremely thankful after receiving a $1,000 donation from TD Bank. TD Bank Group made the donation over the weekend to Society, which promotes literacy in...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Mounties say that alcohol is believed to have been a contributing factor in a crash on the Alaska Highway in Fort St. John on Sunday afternoon. Sgt. Dave Tyreman with the Fort St. John RCMP...
HUDSON'S HOPE, B.C. - The District of Hudson's Hope held a by-election Saturday to elect a new member of Council. In November, Councillor Nicole Gilliss stepped down from her position on Council.  On Saturday residents of the District voted for...
CHETWYND, B.C. - Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Pine Pass. The forecast is calling for 10 to 20 cm of snow Saturday evening and through the day on Sunday.  A Pacific front will bring heavy snow to...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Realtor Trevor Bolin thinks that 2018 could be the year that housing prices in the Fort St. John area start to rebound. In a blog post earlier this week, Bolin points to the correlation between...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The provincial government brought in nearly $13 million in the first petroleum and natural gas land rights sale of the new year. In Wednesday’s auction, a total of 39,005 hectares of land rights were sold...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John is now accepting nominations for the 11th annual Community Awards Gala, which will take place on April 19th. Once again, residents have the option of submitting their nominations online...
TAYLOR, BC – The District of Taylor announced today that it will be receiving an $8,000 donation from Aecon next week after a group of its employees held a fundraiser while working at several Enbridge sites near the community...
GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – A Grande Prairie man is facing a number of charges after a five-month-long investigation by the RCMP regarding money stolen from a business in Grande Prairie and Rycroft. Last August, Mounties received allegations from Rona that...
VICTORIA, B.C. — Finance Minister Carole James announced Friday that Moody's Investors Service, one of the Big Three credit rating agencies that includes Standard & Poor's and Fitch Group, has confirmed British Columbia's AAA long-term credit rating. James said that...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies are getting ready to host the best Junior B team's from all over Alberta. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. for the Alberta Junior B Provincials March 29...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Fort St. John City Council will be voting on whether to approve increasing the budget to demolish the Condill Hotel by nearly $651,000 at next Monday’s Council meeting. The City purchased the Condill last July...
TAYLOR, B.C. — The District of Taylor will be holding a public hearing next Monday to gather feedback on an amendment to the District’s zoning bylaw that would prohibit the growing and selling of marijuana. The bylaw amendment would prohibit...