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Fort St. John
Friday, December 14, 2018
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Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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The Mayor of Dawson Creek has passed away

The Mayor of Dawson Creek, Calvin Kruk has passed away after a short battle with Cancer. Calvin passed away early Sunday morning in Dawson Creek. In September of this year, Calvin announced that he had been diagnosed with Lung Cancer following a bout with pneumonia.At the time Calvin had this to say, “If not for the pneumonia the cancer...

New Rules for Gift Cards

New regulations banning expiry dates and fees on most gift cards sold in the province will better protect consumers' interests, Solicitor General John van Dongen announced today.As of Nov. 1, 2008, the Public Safety and Solicitor General (Gift Card Certainty) Statutes Amendment Act and regulations will:* Require businesses to fully inform consumers at the time of purchase how gift...

Fort St. John to host 2010 Allan Cup

The Fort St John Flyers are trilled to announce that Hockey Canada has awarded the 102nd Allan Cup in 2010 to the organization.   The Allan Cup is the Canadian Senior AAA Championship and began in the early 1900s as the Amateur version of the Stanley Cup. The tournament to be played the third week of April 2010 will feature 6...

CBC speaks with Wiebo Ludwig

The Alberta farmer who spent nearly two years in prison on charges related to oilpatch bombing and vandalism in the 1990s says he's not been contacted by police regarding two blasts in northeastern B-C.Wiebo Ludwig tells the C-B-C he wanted to stop the oil and gas industry after he thought no one was listening to residents' concerns about exploration.Now,...

Hunters saw truck leaving second Bombing Location

The RCMP has called in members of local search and rescue teams to help sift through a 300 metre debris fieldsurround the second bomb location.The RCMP have also released a description of a pickup truck seen leaving the scene the morning of last bombing. A pair of hunters reported seeing a pickup truck driving away from the area at...

Huskies win over Sexsmith

The Huskies rebounded from a Friday loss, by beating the Sexsmith Vipers on Saturday night.But it wasn’t pretty.The Vipers opened the scoring 2 minutes in, when Justin Milstead potted a breakaway on Huskies starter Andrew Van Der Merwe. Minutes later, Cody Kalb wristed one home to even the score, but the Huskies were already falling apart. With Jason Arnouse...

RCMP conducting a grid search at the site of the explosion

Photo: The RCMP perform a grid search of the second pipeline location - Submitted RCMPMembers of the RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit, RCMP National Post Blast Team, Dawson Creek Detachment and local Search and Rescue are conducting a grid search at the site of the second explosion near a gas pipeline.“Personnel are continuing to conduct a thorough search of the...

Events Happening this Saturday

Here are a list of events happening in the Energetic City today....08:00 AM-07:00 PM Super Fish Swim Clinics 09:00 AM-04:00 PM Curling Clinic 09:00 AM-04:00 PM Farmer's Market 09:00 AM Sub Zero Running Club - Group Run 02:30 PM-04:00 PM Swim with Olympian Swimmers. 06:30 PM 'Of the Vine' Fundraiser 07:00 PM Stage...

RCMP looking for owner of Mini Bike

On October 16th an older yellow Suzuki Mini Bike was found on 86th Street by 97th Avenue in Fort St. John.The RCMP are looking for the owner of the bike. If this is your bike you can claim it with proof of ownership at the RCMP detachment.

Jr. Canucks beat Huskies 6-2

The Huskies lost 6-2 to the Dawson Creek Jr. Canucks on Friday night. The Jr. Canucks opened the scoring, on a broken play in the first. With the huskies on a 4 on 3 powerplay, Dawson Creek shot the puck into the Huskies zone. Goalie Zach Blain came out of his net to play the puck, but was...

Encana Bombings: Citizens ask questions at Tomslake community meeting

Photo: Brian Levers of Encana speaks to the crowd at Tate Creek School - Johanna Henderson/Energeticcity.caRepresentatives from the RCMP and Encana addressed the citizens of Tomslake in a public forum Oct. 17, providing some answers while withholding others. The meeting was facilitated by Dawson Creek’s Staff Sgt. Steven Grant, who said the RCMP was doing everything...

RCMP announces arrival of Explosives Unit; clarifies function of INSET in the investigation

Police have now confirmed that the Explosive Disposal Unit from Ottawa has arrived on scene in Tomslake and have begun investigating the two recent bombings of an EnCana pipeline in the area. The unit was dispatched to perform forensic studies on the second of the two bomb sites. Police have not yet released details on the type of explosive...

Community members walk in memory of missing and murdered Aboriginal women

Photo: A group marches in memory of missing and murdered aboriginal women - C. Wilkerson/Energeticcity.caA group of men and women walked from Centennial Park to City Hall in Fort St. John today in memory of missing and murdered aboriginal women. The group did the march, as well as a balloon release, to raise awareness of the Sisters in...

Copy of letter threatening oil and gas companies

Here is a copy of the letter received by media outlets in the Dawson Creek and Chetwynd area just days before bombings of EnCana pipelines began.Image courtesy of Dawson Creek Daily NewsThe text of the letter reads: To EnCana and all other oil and gas interests in the Tom's Lake Area. You have until Oct. 11 of 2008 (Saturday...

Community meeting to be held in Tomslake tonight

The RCMP is inviting members of the public to attend a community meeting tonight at Tate Creek Elementary School in Tomslake at 7pm. The meeting will allow police to explain what is happening with the investigation into the bombings of a nearby EnCana pipeline so far. the public will also be invited to voice their concerns to police.

RCMP calls Explosive Disposal Unit in from Ottawa to assist in bombing investigation

The RCMP is ramping up its investigation into this week's bombings of an EnCana pipeline near the BC/Alberta border. Sgt. Tim Shields says police in Dawson Creek are now awaiting the arrival of a specialized Explosives Disposal Unit from Ottawa. The bombings have presented a security nightmare for companies with pipelines in the area. Shields says it...

Kelly Lake Cree Nation speaks out against bombings

The chief of Kelly Lake Cree Nation is denouncing the recent bombings of an EnCana pipeline just a short distance from the homes of band members. Chief Caillou says although his band engaged in a two day community disaster drill and pamphletting event that blocked oil and gas traffic on a road near Wapiti River earlier this year, they would...

Northern Health issues Hospital RFP

Northern Health has issued its Request for Proposals (RFP) to two teams short-listed to design and build the new Fort St. John hospital. Larry Blain, president of Parnerships BC, says two teams were short listed as qualified in July. They are Peace River Healthcare Solutions, and ISL Health. Blain expects the RFP period to wrap up sometime...
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