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Fort St. John
Friday, December 14, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Avalanche Canada issues special avalanche warning for this weekend

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - Avalanche Canada has issued a special public avalanche warning for backcountry users. The warning went into effect Thursday afternoon and will remain in place until Sunday for the following regions:  Lizard Range and Flathead, Purcells, Kootenay Boundary, North Rockies, South & North Columbia, Cariboos, Sea-to-Sky, South Coast, South Coast Inland and Northwest Coastal. For a map of the...

Saulteau First Nation say rumours about Caribou Plan are false

SAULTEAU FIRST NATION, B.C. - The Saulteau First Nation has released a letter stating there are some rumours associated with the Southern Mountain Caribou Recovery Plan that are not true. In a letter released this week, the Chief and Council state there are a lot of rumours about the steps the Federal and Provincial Governments are taking to help recover...

Up to 35 cm of snow possible in the Pine Pass

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A snowfall warning has been upgraded for the Pine Pass to a winter storm warning. A snowfall warning remains in place for the B.C. Peace and has been extended to Fort Nelson, but the warning has now been upgraded for the Pine Pass.  Environment Canada now says the Pine Pass could see up to 25...

Death outside Pouce Pub deemed not suspicious

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - The RCMP say the death of an adult male found in Pouce Coupe on December 8th is not suspicious. In a press release Thursday, the RCMP say the case has been referred to the B.C. Coroner Service for further investigation.  Although the cause of death will not be released by the RCMP, there is no evidence of...

Fatal collision on Alaska Highway South of Taylor

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - RCMP now confirm one person has died in the collision that occurred on December 13 at around 8:30 a.m. on the Alaska Highway, south of Taylor. Police say there was a two-vehicle head-on collision on Hwy 97 south of 230 Road, Taylor area, involving a semi-truck and passenger vehicle with one person in each. Emergency services,...

Officials find more graffiti about a possible school shooting in Fort Nelson

FORT NELSON, B.C. - Graffiti has been found at Fort Nelson Secondary School referencing a possible school shooting on December 14. School District 81 has issued a letter to parents after RCMP members attended the school and photographed the graffiti.  This is fourth such threat made against schools in Fort Nelson this year. The new graffiti has been found to...

Rental Housing Task Force submits final reports and submissions

VICTORIA, B.C. - The Rental Housing Task Force has submitted its final report and recommendations to the B.C. Government. The Task Force hopes to make the rental housing system better by dealing with renovictions, making renting more secure and improving enforcement of regulations and laws. The task force identified 23 recommendations for potential new or amended legislation or regulation, and for...

UPDATE – RCMP looking for missing teen from Wembley

UPDATE - Jonah Cincurak has been located safe. Thank you for your assistance. WEMBLEY, A.B. - The Beaverlodge RCMP are looking for the publics help to locate a missing 14-year-old from Wembley. Jonah Cincurak was last seen on December 11, 2018, and is described as 5'4", 120 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.  He was last seen wearing a winter coat and...

Suspect charged in fatal hit and run in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - Grande Prairie RCMP have charged a male after a fatal hit and run on October 29, 2018. The RCMP responded to a collision at the intersection of 100 street and 68 avenue. A white Ford F350 hit a Volkswagen. The 26-year-old occupant of the Volkswagen died as a result of the collision. The driver of the F350...

Fort St John and Dawson Creek drop in rankings for 2019 Best Cities For Work

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - BCBusiness has released its 2019 list for the 'Best Cities For Work' in British Columbia. Within Northeast B.C. there have been some notable rank changes, particularly to Fort St. John and Dawson Creek. After two years of being in the top three, both cities dropped well below their previous rankings. In 2018, Fort St. John ranked in...

Snowfall warning issued for the Pine Pass

CHETWYND, B.C. - Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Highway 97 through the Pine Pass. The warning issued early Tuesday says an intense frontal system is moving through B.C. producing significant snowfall over the Northern Rockies. Environment Canada says the region could see 10 to 15 cm of snow Tuesday morning before the front moves southeast. https://twitter.com/YRBFortGeorge/status/1072302419621658624 In the North Peace,...

Body found in Pouce Coupe

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - On Saturday, December 8 at 7:48 AM, Dawson Creek RCMP were called to the parking lot of the Pouce Pub (Hart Hotel) for a man laying down. The adult male was unresponsive and taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. RCMP say the death appears to be suspicious in nature and police are looking to...

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...

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...

Alberta Soccer Association seeking candidates for next Board of Directors

EDMONTON, A.B. - The Alberta Soccer Association is seeking candidates for its Board of Directors. At their Annual General Meeting in February 2019, four positions will be up for election: President (2-year term) Director-at-large (2-year term) Director-at-large (2-year term) Rural Director-at-large (2-year term) Alberta Soccer Executive Director, Shaun Lowther, says Alberta Soccer is committed to the promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion...

Residents feel way of life in Northern BC is at risk with proposed Caribou Recovery Program

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Many residents across Northern B.C. feel a high level of uncertainty when it comes to the Provincial proposal of the Caribou Recovery Program. To have their concerns heard and their rights protected, many have signed an online petition to have the Province put a halt on the Project. In the petition letter, Mike Mulvahill says that he feels...

Regional District will continue to advocate for open conversation in Southern Mountain Caribou Program

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - On December 4 the Peace River Regional District announced that the Southern Mountain Caribou Program Meeting had been cancelled. The purpose of the meeting, initially scheduled for December 7, was to receive a delegation from Assistant Deputy Minister Jennifer McGuire, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy regarding the current status of the discussions regarding caribou recovery...

One person shot after RCMP pull over a vehicle in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - Alberta's Serious Incident Response Team is investigating after a confrontation between two suspects and the Grande Prairie RCMP resulted in the discharge of a police weapon. At approximately 4 a.m. Tuesday, Grande Prairie RCMP members attempted to stop a stolen vehicle. A confrontation occurred between two suspects and the officers which resulted in the discharge...
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