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The Province Gives FSJ $20,000

The Province has given the City of Fort St. John two infrastructure Planning Grants worth $20,000.The two planning grants go to support the following:* Corporate Infrastructure Energy and Emission Study ($10,000) to review electricity and natural gas records for buildings and infrastructure for the past three years, as well as fuel records for the City's vehicle andequipment fleet for...

Make a Charitable Donation just by Volunteering

A new program will make charitable donations on behalf of B.C. volunteers to honour their contribution and mark the province's 150th anniversary year, Premier Gordon Campbell announced today."Volunteers in every corner of the Province generously give their time, money, and efforts to their communities," said Premier Campbell. "Volunteers coach minor soccer; they organize arts festivals; they worktirelessly for charities...

Events Happening this Sunday

Here are a few events happening Sunday October 5th, 200805:00 PM Harvest Dinner Turkey Supper 06:00 PM Elite Gymnastics Team Performance 08:00 PM McCuaig Live PerformanceFor more events visit www.energeticcity.ca/events. Remember if you have a photo from a community event and you'd like to share it with us...send it to [email protected]

MLA Richard Neufeld on Phase 2 of Site C

Following the start of Phase 2 Consultations on Site C, Richard Neufeld believes everyones voice is being heard. During the first day of Phase 2 Consultations on Site C, several protesters stormed the meeting demanded that their voice be heard. Minister of Energy and Mines Richard Neufeld says he encourages everyone to get involved in Site C Consultations. ...

Fire Safety Week is Underway

Photo: Captain Davy from the Taylor Fire Department shows how to use a Fire Extinguisher - Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.caSunday is the first day of Fire Prevention Week. North Peace Residents got the opportunity to learn more about what they can do to prevent fires at home at a special event Saturday. Fire Fighters from Taylor, Charlie Lake and...

Project Porchlight is looking for YOU

Photo: Richard Neufeld, Dan Davies and a young volunteer help make the switch to CFL's - Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.caProject Porchlight is looking for you. Project Porchlight officially kicked off it’s campaign to reduce energy consumption in Fort St. John on Saturday. This is Regional Coordinator Jane Baker The hope is...

Huskies even the score, beat GP 4-1

The Huskies evened the score with the Grande Prairie Wheelers on Saturday night. After a disappointing loss to GP last weekend, the Huskies had a much better effort tonight, while the Wheelers seemed to struggle, leading to a 4-1 win for Fort St. John. Jonathan Spence opened the scoring halfway through the first period. He broke his stick...

B.C. forests minister says 75 new woodlots to be offered

B.C. Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell says the government will expand the number of woodlots to create more opportunities for individuals, First Nations and small businesses.Bell says the province will offer up to 75 new woodlot licences over the next three years.That would result in a total of about 900 woodlots operating in the province by 2011.Bids have...

Doig River gets approval for Oil & Gas Waste Site

Doig River Environmental LP has received an environmental assessment (EA) certificate for the Peejay Secure Landfill project.Environment Minister Barry Penner and Community Development Minister Blair Lekstrom made their decision to grant the EA certificate after considering the review led by B.C.'s Environmental Assessment Office.The project consists of a 32.5-hectare landfill to be used for the disposal of 50,000-75,000 tonnes...

Huskies win in Beaverlodge

The Huskies earned a 5-3 victory over Beaverlodge on Friday night. Beaverlodge claimed the first goal scoring opportunity of the game, on a penalty shot. But, Goaltender Zach Blain watched Charles Laboucan shuffle the puck just wide, and the first period ended with no scoring. During the second period things heated up, and stayed that way till the closing buzzer....

Real Estate Numbers Up in Fort St. John

Real estate numbers in Fort St. John have increased over last year. Fort St. John Realtors reported 632 sales with a value of $170.7 million. That's up from last year's 594 sales worth $147 million. These numbers reflect year to date sales compared to last year at this time. Fort St. John is one of the only regions to...

Free Spirit Conservation Tour Wraps up Today

Saturday marks the end of the Free Spirit Conservation Tour's stop in Fort St. John. The tour offers a glimpse of a Royal BC Museum exhibit called "Free Spirit: You, Me and BC." The exhibit celebrates British Columbia's 150th Anniversary, examining our history as a province and looking forward into our future. For the tour, the museum partnered with...

Advanced Voting Underway Today

Another reminder that advance polling is underway for the federal election. Locally there will be polling stations at the Fort St. John Curling Rink, and the Charlie Lake Community Hall. They will be open today (Saturday) and Monday, from noon to 8pm. Voters are again reminded to bring their voting card, as well as valid indentification, in accordance with instructions on...

Events Happening on Saturday October 4th

Here are the events taking place Saturday October 4th, 200809:00 AM-04:00 PM Farmer's Market 09:00 AM Sub Zero Running Club - Group Run 09:00 AM-06:00 PM Vitality Health Fair & Conference 10:00 AM-03:00 PM Twisted Wire Jewelry Workshop 07:00 PM Flavours of the World 07:00 PM Fort St John Curling Club Night 08:00...

Oil and Gas Conference next week

2008's Oil and Gas Conference kicks off next week from October 7th to 9th in Fort St. John. The event gathers together stakeholders in the region's Oil and Gas activity for workshops and lectures on topics that affect the industry here in BC. 2008's conference theme is Energy Forever, and organizer Lori Ackerman says the theme reflects the changing landscape...

PRRD hopes new grants will address local telecommunications coverage deficits

Peace River Regional District chair Karen Goodings is hopeful new provincial funding will help improve telecommunications in remote areas of our region. At the wrap of the Union of BC Municipalities Meeting last week, Premier Gordon Campbell announced two new initiatives to improve connectivity for those living in remote and rural areas of BC. The "Connecting Citizens" program will provide...

More information released on Rose Prairie crash

Police have just released more information regarding an accident on Rose Prairie road that has left a section of the road closed for nearly 20 hours.Police say a southbound tractor trailer unit carrying a backhoe jackknifed when it attempted to navigate the first turn of the Montney Coulees. The unit then crossed the centre line and collided head on...

Eglinski, Christensen add their names to the ballot

It appears Fort St. John's current mayor and council will all be seeking re-election to their posts in November's municipal election. Election officers report that Bruce Christensen and Jim Eglinski have now filed their nomination papers for their respective posts of councillor and mayor. With just over a week left in the nomination period, only two non-incumbents...
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