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Fort St. John
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
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9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Fort St. John man arrested near Trail

TRAIL, B.C. - The RCMP have arrested Ishmani Baker of Fort St. John near Trail. Baker was arrested at a rural property on Columbia Road, in Trail, BC. Baker was arrested for his ten unendorsed Warrants of Arrest out of Fort. St. John. B.C. The arrest was made on December 7, 2018, at 10:40 a.m. when police officers from the Trail...

Little results from first ministers meeting, but at least nobody stormed out

MONTREAL _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau managed to keep the peace at what began as a tension-filled first ministers meeting Friday but had few concrete achievements to show for the day-long gathering. The one sour note was sounded by Ontario's Progressive Conservative premier, Doug Ford, who accused Trudeau of moving the goalposts on Canada's climate-change plans, requiring Ontario to cut...

Regional District releases full geotechnical report of the Old Fort Landslide

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Peace River Regional District has released the full geotechnical report on the Old Fort Landslide. The report is included in the agenda for the December 14, PRRD Board meeting.  The report says the potential for the massive rockslide to move again is high, but there is no imminent danger to homes in the area that...

Strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen infant oral drops recalled due to defective child-resistant safety caps

OTTAWA - Laboratoire Riva Inc. and Laboratoires Trianon Inc. are voluntarily recalling five over-the-counter strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen oral drops for infants. The products are labelled as Biomedic, Option+, Personnelle, Selection, or Laboratoires Trianon Inc. The products are packaged in 24 mL bottles and are used for pain and fever relief. They are being recalled because the child-resistant safety cap may be defective. This...

MLA’s speak out about the Provinces withdraw from speaking about the caribou

DAWSON CREEK, B.C.- After the recent cancellation of the meeting between the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and the Peace River Regional District, MLA's and the general public feel left out of the province’s caribou recovery process. The Ministry backed out of the scheduled meeting when the regional district councillors asked to have the meeting made open to the public. “Without...

Salvation Army continues to look for Christmas Kettle volunteers

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Salvation Army is continuing to look for volunteers for their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign. Cameron Eggie, Executive Director for the Fort St. John Salvation Army, says they are currently looking for more volunteers to fill the posts that are located around the city. "We've put some posts out. The campaign goes right...

Great success for the FSJ Library’s Food for Fines Campaign

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Library forgave over $1000 in Library fines and receiving ample donations of food and hygiene products for the FSJ Woman's Resource Society. Every November the Library runs their 'Food for Fines' campaign. During the month you can pay off your library fines with an exchange of donations.  The library will accept a minimum of one donation for every...

BC Oil & Gas Commission working to determine source of earthquake

CORRECTION - An earlier version of the article headline suggested the cause of last weeks earthquake had been determined.  This headline was incorrect.  The cause is still under investigation.  We apologize for this mistake. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The B.C. Oil & Gas Commission has narrowed down the source of the earthquake that occurred southeast of Fort St. John...

NPSS presents the Musical Mamma Mia

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - NPSS Musical Theatre students present Mamma Mia with the show opening Friday, December 7th, 2018. Under the direction of Emry Mika and Nadine Aulin, students perform the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. Set to the hits of ABBA, this musical and funny tale includes a large cast, non-stop laughs and...

Fort St. John Huskies donates over $3,000 to FSJ Hospital Foundation

FORT ST. John, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies recently donated over $3,000 to the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation. Throughout October and November, the Huskies held two fundraising events. On October 24, the Huskies held a special game night in support of Women's Cancer Awareness. That night included the wearing of pink jerseys, games and a 50/50 raffle with...

The City of Fort St. John releases two designs for the Festival Plaza

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City is approaching Council next week with a presentation for the Festival Plaza Conceptual Development. The City will ask Council, on December 10th after their presentation, if they wish to proceed with one of the two design options and for any further input in regards to the configuration of the space and access by possible roads....

Junior oil firms cutting dividends, output as prices remain ’embarrassingly low’

CALGARY, A.B. - A pair of junior Calgary oil companies are cutting payouts to shareholders and reducing production because of current steep discounts on western Canadian oil prices. Both Cardinal Energy Ltd. and Granite Oil Corp. say they can't afford to wait and see if production cuts imposed by the Alberta government starting Jan. 1 will work to drain a glut...

Doig River First Nations makes a Donation to the Salvation Army

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Doig River First Nations presented a donation in the amount of $2500.00 to the Salvation Army for their Christmas Hamper Campaign. Chief Trevor Makadahay presented Cameron Eggie, Executive Director - Northern Centre of Hope with the Donation at the recent 'World Cafe' event held December 5th at the Northern Grand Hotel. The donation was given...

Two men charged after shootout with Grande Prairie RCMP

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating an early morning confrontation on December 4 between Grande Prairie RCMP officers and two men that resulted in the discharge of firearms and serious injury to one of the men. At approximately 4 a.m., RCMP officers encountered and followed a GMC Sierra truck with two occupants. In the...

RCMP investigate theft of loaded flat deck trailer

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John RCMP received a report of a stolen 2018 flat deck trailer, taken from a job site on 269 Rd, Fort St John, on December 5, 2018. Police say the trailer bearing BC license plate 5717IU has a very unique appearance. The trailer is described as: A tandem axle Having a light bar on the front of the trailer Having a white...

Second Rotary Mega Lottery Early Bird Draw winner announced

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Rotary Club has drawn another winner for the Rotary Mega Lottery early bird draw at the Northern Grand Hotel on Thursday. This Early Bird Draw was the second of two draws, with the first one taking place on October 25. Rotary Club members had the honour of drawing the ticket. Ricky Kok, of Fort St....

CM Finch Elementary School contributes to Poppy Campaign

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - C.M. Finch Elementary School recently donated $975.00 to the Fort St. John Poppy Campaign. The money was raised through the School where students and community members donated money towards the Poppy Campaign. The $975.00 donation now brings the Campaign's total to $45,503.48. Co-Campaign Manager Tina Tucker says they are grateful for the support from the community in Fort St....

Farmers Advocate Office seeking participants for evaluation survey

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - The Farmers Advocate Office is currently seeking participants to fill out an evaluation survey. On behalf of the Peace River Regional District, MNP LLP is conducting an evaluation survey on the Farmers Advocate Office as an independent third party. The Regional District says this evaluation is to determine if the FAO is performing as expected and assess if changes...
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