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Snowfall Warning ended – Wind Chill Warning Continues

WIND CHILL WARNING ISSUED For Fort St John BY ENVIRONMENT CANADABULLETIN ISSUED AT: 10.01 AM PST WEDNESDAY 7 JANUARY 2009BRISK WINDS COMBINED WITH COLD TEMPERATURES ARE PRODUCING VERY COLD WIND CHILL OF MINUS 40 TO MINUS 45.  THIS IS A WARNING THAT EXTREME WIND CHILL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

Four temporary doctors coming to Fort St. John

The general practitioners will share a rotation for periods of time, throughout October and November, to increase appointment availability. On top of the Doctors, Northern Health has been successful in recruiting a nurse practitioner that will work full time in the unattached patient clinic.  The hiring comes a month after the Province announced funding for three more new positions. Recruitment for the other two...

New terrorism charges against Fort St. John man

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Othman Ayed Hamdan appeared by video link Friday in a Vancouver courtroom.  The six original charges of terrorism related charges have now been dropped and replaced with four new federal charges. According to the CBC Vancouver, Hamdan is now charged with counseling the commission of the offence of murder at the direction of or in association with a terrorist group.  He...

April Gas & Petroleum Sale Nearly 5-Times Last Years

Yesterday's, April natural gas and petroleum sale in BC resulted in over $85 million in bonus bids. That's nearly double the total for the first three months of the year, and nearly five times the total for the April sale of last year. 25 of 30 parcels offered were sold covering just over 24 thousand hectares. That put the average price per...

Sub Zero Running Club Pre-Registration

**Submitted For the first time ever the Sub Zero Running Club will be pre-registering runners and walkers for the Spring Runoff on Apr. 5.  We will have a table at the Community One Stop Registration on Saturday at NPSS so interested runners and walkers can sign up ahead of time if they wish to.  Distances and ages are: ...

$35,000 donation by Tourmaline Oil allows Women’s Resource Society to buy new furnace

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Women's Resource Society got a big boost last month after Tourmaline Oil donated the proceeds from its Annual Golf Tournament. The event, which took place at Lakepoint Golf and Country Club on July 19th, featured entertaining live and silent auctions, a 50/50 ticket draw, and a call for participants to “Fill-A-Truck”...

BCUC establishing process for Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry

VANCOUVER, B.C. - The British Columbia Utilities Commission is establishing a regulatory timetable for its inquiry into the regulation of Indigenous utilities in B.C. The Inquiry, by Order G-71-19, will explore and seek feedback on a number of important questions such as what are the characteristics of an “Indigenous Utility”, and if these utilities should even be regulated. BCUC says Indigenous...

Police search for car after vehicle hit and run

  Fort St. John RCMP are trying to find the driver of a white compact car after a vehicular hit and run. The incident happened on Feb. 12 between 9 and 9:30 p.m. Police say the white car was travelling south on 96 St. near 96 Ave. when it side swiped an orange Ford Edge. They say the driver then left...

Possible Tornado near Grande Prairie

Photo:  This photo submitted to the Weather Network shows the possible tornado near Grande Prairie Environment Canada says it has not yet confirmed them, but it does say it received reports just after 9pm (Alberta time) last night, of a tornado that touched down, about five kilometers south of Grande Prairie.   The reports did prompt the government weather agency to issue...

Grande Prairie RCMP lay charges following investigation

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - The Grande Prairie RCMP General Investigation Section, along with the assistance of ALERT, RCMP Police Dog Services, and Grande Prairie General Duty members made arrests on three males, on March 22, in relation to a sexual assault and forcible confinement investigation. According to Police, drugs and a firearm were located during the arrests. 30-year-old Garrett Kenneth Forrest...

Tickets now on sale for the Sean Hogan, CDC Benefit Show

  Tickets are now on sale for the Sean Hogan, Child Development Centre Benefit show on Friday March 19th.   The Child Development Centre is looking to raise $200,000 for their new building, “Project Build a Fort”.  To help, Moose FM is organizing two major events.  This benefit show, will feature Canadian Country Music Award winner Sean Hogan and local artist Jordyn...

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Canadian Mosaic project visits the Peace Region

You might have seen a big, bold van in town recently. That's because Tim Van Horn, the man behind the Canadian Mosaic, was in the Peace Region last weekend. He stopped in Hudson's Hope, Fort St. John, Chetwynd, Taylor and Dawson Creek. Canadian Mosaic is a project that has been in the works since 2008 to photograph 54,000 people - or 0.150% of...

Broken Windows at 3 FSJ Businesses

The Fort St. John RCMP are looking for your help after 3 businesses had their windows broken early Sunday morning.The RCMP responded to a business alarm on 100th street near 101 ave and discovered three different businesses with broken windows. It's believed they are all unrelated. If you have any information about this event pleace contact the RCMP at...

Power Outage in Goodlow and Cecil Lake areas

CECIL LAKE, B.C. - BC Hydro is reporting on their website a power outage in the Goodlow and Cecil Lake areas due to a landslide. As of Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 4:13 am approximately 100 customers are without power service as time. We will continue to update this story as more details are provided on the situation.

Gas prices rise and fall over the Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Local area motorists appeared to dodge another gasoline pump price increase over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. According to the Thanksgiving Day Gas Buddy monitor, it’s currently a very curious scramble in the BC Peace, with a price differential of 20 cents per litre. The Survey had the low end price in Dawson Creek, at a 111.9 per litre, 12 cents less than common...

GoFundMe campaign for Fort St. John family dealing with medical emergencies

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help a Fort St. John family that has been dealing with a number of medical emergencies. The Shepherd family has dealt with three major medical emergencies since last July, when three year-old Madison spent several months in Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton because of complications from a...
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