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Fort St. John
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Live Election Night Results

Join Energeticcity.ca and Moose FM for the only Live election night results in the Peace.We'll be posting live results here on Energeticcity.ca and broadcasting them on 100.1 Moose FM.  Our coverage will begin at 8pm Saturday night.  Results will be posted here from every community or district in Northeastern BC.You'll see results from MacKenzie to Fort Nelson.  You will...

FSJ municipal candidates warned after public complaint about leaflets

Moose FM has received reports that all mayoral and council candidates have been warned following a public complaint to the city's Chief Electoral Officer about the distribution of leaflets across the city of Fort St. John.The leaflets, which have been found on the windshields of cars in local parking lots for the past several days, urge the reader against...

Rose Prairie Road down to Single Lane Traffic

Photo:  This accident happened at around 6pm Wednesday night - Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.caMoose FM has received reports that the Rose Prairie Road is down to single lane traffic north of the Montney turnoff. The single lane traffic appears to be the result of an accident involving a service rig which is reportedly flipped over on the road.  The accident occured...

Cameras suggested as a possible solution to city's vandalism issues

The issue of closed circuit cameras was once again on the minds of councillors at Monday night's council meeting. At the meeting, council voted to consider cameras as a possible solution to the city's vandalism problem. The move comes in light of information the city received about a $1 million provincial pilot project which will see cameras placed in...

City approves rezoning for new hospital site

Fort St. John's new hospital is now one step closer to realization. At Monday night's city council meeting in Fort St. John, council moved to rezone the proposed site of the new hospital from Agricultural to Health, Education and Wellness Campus. The new zoning provides for the new hospital building as well as a variety of health,...

Conoco-Phillips says flame diminished in Groundbirch well fire

Officials for Conoco-Phillips say a fire that broke out on a rig near Groundbirch on Tuesday is still ablaze. Company spokesperson Rob Evans says the size of the flame has diminished significantly overnight, and the fire is now contained to the site. Evans says air quality monitors are not picking up any adverse readings, but the company is still holding...

November highest month for wildlife collisions; tips to reduce your risk

November is the worst month for wildlife collisions in the Peace Country, and the BC Conservation Foundation wants drivers to observe a few precautions to reduce their risk of hitting an animal on the road. Every year, approximately 31 animal strikes occur in the Fort St. John area during the month of November, contributing to a total of 19,600...

November 10th Council Meeting Highlights

Here are some other decisions made at Fort St. John's City Council meeting last night: Council received a report about a Community Building Initiative on Anti-Social Behaviour. The city's administration department was instructed to provide additional information on the Initiative. The initiative was presented as one of the potential solutions to the city's ongoing vandalism problem. Council agreed to draft a...

Parking for those with handicap decals now free

Parking for the disabled will now be free in the city of Fort St. John. At Monday night's council meeting, council moved to scrap parking meters in handicapped parking spaces across the city, meaning those with a handicap decal can now park for free. Council members also decided against putting in a time limit on the spaces, despite receiving...

Weekly MP Report from Jay Hill

BBC 2008 summary

A summary of the 2008 Blizzard Bike Club season, from club tyrant Pat Ferris: The Blizzard Bike Club finished off its 26th season with its riders getting a repeat Challenge Cup win, a provincial medal, two BC Summer Games medals, 8 BC Seniors Games medals and three Ironman finishers. The season was highlighted by the driest, nicest weather the club racing...

Elks results from Edmonton

Eleven members of the Fort St. John Elks Speed Skating club attended the annual Edmonton Fall Classic speed skating meet on the week-end. For most of the skaters, it was only their second meet of the year, and all continued to improve on their times. Particularly noticeable were Mitch Kupchanko and Jamie Lee. Kupchanko finished third in...

Photos from Remembrance Day in FSJ

These photos were taken at the Fort St. John Legion during the Remembrance Day Ceremony.Click on the photo below to view the entire album.Remembrance Day 2008

Snow and Freezing Rain Cover NP Roads

Be prepared again for slow going in order to drive safely this morning. An overnight freezing rain warning has ended but, there's plenty of new snow on the local area roads and city streets. Most of it fell between midnight and four o'clock this morning, on top of the freezing rain. There's no official word yet from Environment Canada but, it had...

Update – Well Site could burn for Several Weeks

It could be several weeks before the fire at a ConocoPhillips Well could be out.The fire broke out at 3:55am Tuesday at Well approximately 30km east of Chetwynd near Groundbirch.  The cause of the fire is still unknown at the this time, but Pat Defoe with Conoco Phillips says they have some ideas ConocoPhillips has made it clear that...

Photos of the ConocoPhillips Well Fire

Do you have more information or photos of this news event?  Send them to contact@energeticcity.caPhoto:  The photo from above the well site shows the size of the flame - Submitted ConocoPhillipsPhoto:  Crews walk away from the flame buring at the ConocoPhillips Site - Submitted ConocoPhillipsPhoto:  This photo from Highway 97 in between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd shows the well...

Well Fire near Groundbirch

View Larger Map Map:  This map shows the exact location of the ConocoPhillips Well fire. A Well has caught fire near Groundbirch. ConocoPhillips caught fire at approximately 3:55am Tuesday morning after an influx of gas occured at about 5pm Monday.  The well was contained until this morning when there appeared to be a breach of the well control equipment and the rig...

Chetwynd completes 2 infrastructure projects

Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom was on hand today, as the town of Chetwynd cut the ribbons on a couple of infrastructure projects. It began with the official opening of Chetwynd's new airport terminal building, and continued with the ceremonial "turning on" of the new water and sewer system on Westgate Road, in the southeastern area of...

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