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Fort St. John
Saturday, October 19, 2019
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Events Happening this Saturday

Here is a list of community events taking place today in Fort St. John09:00 AM - 04:00 PM  Farmer's Market 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Pre-School Storytime 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM  Anglican Church Bazaar & Tea 01:00 PM  Welcome Wagon Baby Shower & Grandparents Showcase 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM  Saturday Picture Book Club 04:30 PM  Ladies Eagles vs. Wembley Coyotes...

Freezing Rain Warning Issued

FREEZING RAIN WARNING ISSUED For Fort St John BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA BULLETIN ISSUED AT: 2.26 PM PST FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2008 FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. THIS IS A WARNING THAT AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

Update: Flaring nearly complete at McMann Plant in Taylor

Spectra Energy is now saying controlled flaring at its McMann Plant in Taylor should be completed sometime this afternoon. According to Taylor Fire Chief Dan Leighton, the flaring, which began just before noon today, drew the alarm of some residents who thought the plant was on fire. Spectra says the flaring was the result of a power...

Spectra doing controlled flaring in Taylor

Anyone passing through Taylor this afternoon shouldn't be alarmed at what appears to be a fire at the Spectra plant in Taylor. After witness reports of a blaze at the plant, Moose FM contacted Taylor Fire Chief Dan Leighton, who confirmed that although flames were visible, they were only the result of the plant performing a controlled...

Owner of Dokie 1 Wind Project files for creditor protection

EarthFirst Canada, the company responsible for the Dokie 1 Wind Project near Hudson's Hope, has announced today it has obtained creditor protection. The company cites struggling global markets as the reason for their financial woes, saying the current crisis has rendered Earthfirst unable to find financial backers or to complete a sale of the company. EarthFirst sought the protection after it...

Area C Candidates face off

This is the second and final day for advance voting in the November 15th civic election in electoral area "C" of the Peace River Regional District. Once again the poll will be open from 8am to 8pm, at the local PRRD office, on 106th avenue. Two of the three candidates for the seat, formerly held by Larry Houle...Brian Chuchill and...

Flyers win 6-1 over Athletics

Flyers win 6-1 over the Grande Prairie AthleticsThe Flyers were out for revenge when they went up against the Grande Prairie Athletics on Thursday night.Within the first few minutes of the game Matt Shuya opened the scoring for the Flyers, and they continued to widen their lead, leading 4-0 by the end of the first.The second period was fairly...

RCMP & ICBC Launch Intersection Campaign

The RCMP is partnering with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) and other police agencies in BC in launching the Intersections Campaign.The campaign was launched in Fort St. John at one of our highest impact corners 93rd ave and 100th street.  The Campaign intends to increase public awareness of the consequences of dangerous driving behaviours at or near...

Prices for recycled materials drop

A slowdown in Canada's economy is threatening to affect the availability of recycling facilities in many cities. That's according to independent reports by the Edmonton Journal and the CBC. Both outlets reported the decreased demand for certain recycled materials, including cardboard, aluminum and mixed paper, has driven prices down to the point that many recycling centres are now paying to...

"Area C" All Candidates Forum tonight at the Northern Grand

The Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce is hosting an All Candidates Forum tonight at the Northern Grand Hotel for the candidates running in the Peace River Regional District "Area C" election.The event gets started tonight at 7 PM at the Northern Grand Hotel. If you have a question that you would like asked at the forum,...

Police urge public to increase vigilance after man released from PG prison moves to FSJ

Fort St. John RCMP is asking citizens to be vigilant about locking their homes and vehicles as one of Prince George's most prolific offenders has moved to Fort St. John. The individual, who is not named in the alert, has just been released after serving two years in jail for property and driving-related offenses. Police say this person's...

2009 Budget Meeting

The City of Fort St. John's Strategic Planning and Finance Committee will kick off its 2009 budget discussions later this month, and they're asking the public to come out and listen. The first in a series of meetings for the committee will be held November 17th at 3:00pm in Council Chambers. At this meeting, Council will offer presentations on the...

Construction values still up from 2007 numbers

With just two months to go this year, the value of construction in Fort St. John continues to run slightly ahead of 2007. The number of permits issued is down to 268 from 290; however, 2008 construction value is nearly $80.5 million, as compared to just less than $77 million for the first ten months of last year. Twenty-seven permits were...

Spectra announces completion of Grizzly Valley expansion

Spectra Expansion Spectra Energy has announced the completion of its expansion of the Grizzly Valley Natural Gas gathering system. This was the third phase of pipeline expansion, connecting the Grizzly Valley to the Pine River processing plant, near Chetwynd. The company says the 17 kilometres of new pipeline, running parallel to existing lines, will add 40 million cubic feet per day of...

Neufeld Suggests greater setback provisions for Oil & Gas

The Campbell government is reportedly now considering new pre-election setback provisions, for the oil and gas industry. However, Energy Minister Richard Neufeld says, there are no guarantees the revised regulations will be introduced, prior to the spring election. The Peace River North MLA concedes he'd like to have it happen sooner than later, given that they would impact his constituency. However, he...

Falling Gasoline Prices

The latest cross-Canada 60-city survey puts the national average price of gasoline down another six point one cents a liter to 92 point cents. The monitor by Calgary-based MJ Ervin and Associate shows five centers in Ontario with prices now below 90 cents a liter...with the cheapest gas in Ottawa, at 82 point four cents. At the other end of the...

Big weekend ahead for Flyers

The Fort St. John Flyers turn up the heat on the 08/09 season this weekend, with three key games. The first, Thursday night in Grande Prairie, will give the Flyers an opportunity to avenge an opening night loss on home ice, and establish their place atop the NPHL. This weekend, the games will mean nothing in terms of standings, but will...

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