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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Blacksoxs 1 and 1 after Saturday

The Paladin Black Sox Men’s Baseball team are 1-1 after their double header in Grande Prairie yesterday. The first game was won by Fort St. John in extra innings but unfortunately the second game was won by Grande Prairie. Further game details will be posted shortly.Games 3 and 4 will be played today at the Men’s Diamond near the...

Events Happening this Sunday in FSJ

There's a bunch of things going on today in Fort St. John09:00 AM-03:00 PM Classic Cruisers Show & Shine 11:00 AM Fort St. John Paladin Black Sox vs. Grande Prairie 11:00 AM-04:00 PM North Peace Horticultural Society 15th Annual Flower Show & Exhibition 03:00 PM Fort St. John Paladin Black Sox vs. Grande Prairie All...

Fort St. John Road Closures this Sunday

Several blocks of 100th street will be closed Sunday for the Classic Cruisers Show and Shine.100th street from 101 Ave to 105 Ave will be closed from early Sunday morning until late Sunday night to accomdate the event. The event will include numerous classic cars, live music, kids kiddie train, drag racing cars and more. For more details on...

Power Restored

After only an hour power has been restored.The power went out just before 4pm Saturday afternoon and caused an outage that affected 2,200 customers in and around Fort St. John. At the moment BC Hydro says the outage was caused by a Voltage Problem or Overload. An outage caused by either of those cases happens due to power quality...

Power out to 2,200 customers

Power has been knocked out to just over 2,200 customers.The following area is without power:North of RD 269 , West of 79 ST, East of RD 275 , South of RD 246Hydro is saying they hope to have power restored by 5:30p.We will have more info shortly.

Things to do this Saturday

Here are a bunch of things to do this Saturday09:00 AM-04:00 PM Farmer's Market 09:00 AM Sub Zero Running Club - Group Run 01:00 PM-04:00 PM Celebration of the Cabins 01:00 PM Family Magic Matinee 03:00 PM-07:00 PM North Peace Horticultural Society 15th Annual Flower Show & Exhibition 08:00 PM-10:30 PM Classic Cruisers Show...

More Speculation regarding a Fall Election

A senior Conservative party member says Prime Minister Stephen Harper could call a federal election as early as September 2nd.The well-placed party official says no decision has been made yet, but an election call is highly likely sometime within the next 2 to 4 weeks. According to this official, Harper could pull the plug on his minority government...

Organized Crime in BC

The latest snapshot of organized crime in Canada shows a pretty gloomy picture.In B.C. alone, annual marijuana sales have reached a whopping 6 billion dollars and the country's Criminal Intelligence Service says drug sales and identity theft are funding hundreds of gangsters nation-wide.RCMP Sergeant Tim Shields says even the country's garbage dumps have become fertile ground for criminals and...

Friday's FSJ Crash Report Update, not serious

The latest update we now have suggests that the accident report received within the last hour is not the result of a serious crash.Our first information was that the RCMP responded to a call from a location west of the City, perhaps on Highway 29 to Hudson's Hope. That has still not been confirmed by police, and we...

Breaking news, another crash, this time in FSJ

According to an unconfirmed report, Fort St. John RCMP are answering a call this morning to the scene of what could be another serious Peace Country traffic accident.The first information is that police cruisers were dispatched within the last hour to a location west of the City, perhaps on Highway 29 to Hudson's Hope.We'll keep you posted as...

Blizzard Thursday Race Results

Pat Ferris won the Baldonnel time trial, Thursday night, with a time of 25:10 minutes. Roger St. Jean was second at 26:24 and Sandy McDonald third at 27:25.Richard Wood was 4th at 28:15, Kathryn Fairweather 29:31, Rod Lewis 29:45, Dean Lowry 31:24 and Russ Wilson 31:49.Colter Young was 25th in a hot and humid Stage 1 in the Tour...

Museum to hold event Celebrating 2 new Cabins

The North Peace Museum is getting ready to celebrate the addition of two new cabins.The Museum will hold a "Celebration of the Cabins" this Saturday when the North West Mounted Police Barracks will be on display, along with the information on the new building that will be added to the Museum site shortly, the Paddy Carrol Cabin.Larry Evans, a...

Highway 2 has been re-opened

Highway 2 just south of Pouce Coupe is now open following an accident Thursday morning.The accident occurred at about 11 am roughly 4 km south of Pouce Coupe near Gumbo Gulch. This collision involved a semi truck and a small car. The driver of the car, a young female from the Edmonton area, died at the scene. The driver...

FSJ Patient Recovering after eating contaminated meat

The Chief Medical Health Officer for the Northern Health Authority says the two patients at hospitals in Fort St. John and Prince George are recovering from listeriosis.Dr. David Bowering says the illness was found by blood tests and biopsies. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control confirms the bacteria is the same strain identified in the nation-wide recall of Maple...

One Person dead following 2 accidents near Dawson Creek

This photo is courtesy of Dan Giesbrecht. An Edmonton woman died in this crash near Pouce Coupe, BC.One person is dead in one of 2 accidents near Dawson Creek today.The first occurred at about 10:20 this morning approximately 30 km north of Dawson on the Alaska Highway.The collision involved a semi truck and a Ford F150. The driver of...

Mackenzie Pulp Mill Purchased

The Supreme Court has approved the sale of the Mackenzie pulp mill. A numbered BC company made the bid for the mill that employed around 251 people.The numbered company is operated by Worthington Properties in Alberta.Twenty million dollars was the offer for the facility that included an agreement that will see Canfor continue to supply chips. Canfor...

Body of Clayton Russ Found

View Larger MapThe body of Clayton Russ has been found near Fairview Alberta.Just after 9am, Alberta time, this morning construction workers were working on the Dunvegan Bridge near Fairview, and spotted a human body in the river. A Helicopter pilot who was assisting with work on the bridge was able to keep visual contact with the body and...

Updated report on South Peace Highway accidents

View Larger MapLocal area motorists headed south on the Alaska Highway are advised to be prepared for interrupted travel, but not where it was earlier reported.The Dawson Creek RCMP confirms there was a mid-morning accident on Alaska Highway but it was not as serious as first thought.Latest reports from the scene, at about Mile 12 of the Alaska Highway,...
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