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Fort St John Literacy Society holds Mad Hatter Golf Tournament

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Literacy Society held their Mad Hatter themed Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 11, at the Lone Wolf Golf Club. According to the Executive Director of the Literacy Society, Jessica Kalman, the Tournament was a fun event which was enjoyed by 80 golfers, adding that the Society was able to raise just...

Peace Motocross Association holds Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Moto Race

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Peace Motocross Association held their Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Moto Race on May 11 and 12 at the Taylor Motocross Track. PMA President, Trevor McDonnell, says it was a great event as they had 291 entries entered in the various class races. "We had lots, we had 291 entries. There was a lot. It was...

Local drivers down in Prince George for Bracket Race Weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Local drivers Dave Kowalski and Matt Dohm were in Prince George at the Nitro Motorsports Park for one of the Bracket Race Weekends. The two drivers were originally supposed to be in Mission for the weekend but decided to take part in the full weekend event in Prince George following some schedule changes. Kowalski took part...

Fort St John Rotary Club holds 2019 Mother’s Day Run

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Rotary Club held their 2019 Mother's Day Run on Mother's Day, May 12, at the Surerus ball diamonds. Event Organizer, Sam Warren, says they saw a high turnout with 478 registered participants, adding that it was a beautiful day for the Run. "It was fabulous, one of our highest turnouts with 478...

NPSS Grizzlies Senior Rugby teams down in Grande Prairie

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Senior Boys and Girls Rugby were in Grande Prairie on Wednesday for league games against Charles Spencer. The boys won 32-14, putting them into second place in the league. The girls lost a close one 25-19. Both teams play their last regular season games this Wednesday at home against PWA. The boys play at 4:15...

NPSS Rugby Team’s Playoff Hopes Rest on Home Field Game

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - North Peace Secondary School invites members of the community to join them for the last Rugby Home Game of the 2019 season, on Wednesday May 15th at 4:15 PM. Proving victorious in said game could very well be the lynchpin to for the Grizzly Boys making league playoffs....

Third Annual Fort St John Rodeo taking place June 14 to 16

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Third Annual Fort St. John Rodeo will be taking place on June 14, 15, and 16. According to Jodie Chapple, of the Rodeo Organizing Committee, this year's Rodeo will feature new and returning attractions such as Friday Night All-Pro Chucks and Chariots, the Wild Horse Race Performers, and on-site camping. Chapple says they are changing...

NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers looking for new Assistant Coach and Trainer

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers are looking to fill a couple of positions for the 2019-2020 season. Up for grabs is the positions of Assistant Coach and Trainer. According to the Trackers organization, the requirements for being Assistant Coach include: Having a Development 1 Coaching Certificate A criminal background check Having certifications in Respect in...

Engage Sport North to host ‘Try-It’ Yoga on June 1st

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With June 1st being National Health and Fitness Day, Engage Sport North will be hosting ‘Try-It’ Yoga. Instructor Bonnie Bridges will be teaching you the movements and poses of yoga. According to Physical Literacy Coordinator, Chantiel Drschiwiski, yoga is a great exercise to increase circulation, strengthen bones, and improve joint health. Drschiwiski, says ‘Try-It’ is a great way...

Final day to register for 2019 Mother’s Day Run

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Today, May 9, is the final day to register for the Rotary Club's 2019 Mother's Day Run. The fees to register for the Run is $30 for 5km and $35 for 10km. In addition to the 5 km and 10 km runs, there will be a 1 km run for kids and a dash for the little...

City of Fort St John to host Random Acts of Recreation this Saturday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John Recreation is hosting 'Random Acts of Recreation' this Saturday, May 11 in Fort St. John. City Recreation Programmer, David Green, says 'Random Acts of Recreation' is a City initiative that offers residents the opportunity to participate in recreational activities. "Random Actos of Recreation is an initiative that we have in...

Engage Sport North hosts ‘Try-It’ Ladies Cardio Kickboxing lessons

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Engage Sport North, in partnership with Triumph MMA & Fitness, is hosting ‘Try-It’ Ladies Cardio Kickboxing lessons. The Kickboxing lessons will be taking place Tuesdays and Thursdays, from now until May 30, at Triumph MMA & Fitness, located at 10412 Alaska Road, Fort St. John. Physical Literacy Coordinator, Chantiel Drschiwiski, says ‘Try-It’ is a great way...

New Totem Archery Club holds 3D Indoor Tournament on weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The New Totem Archery Club held their 3D Indoor Tournament on May 4 and 5 at the Taylor Ice Centre. Graham Goertzen, of the New Totem Archery Club, says the Tournament went well despite the fact of not having as many participants as they had hoped with 58 taking part in the event. "The Tournament went...

Literacy Society to host Mad Hatter Golf Tournament this Saturday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Literacy Society will be hosting a Golf Tournament this Saturday, May 11 at the Lone Wolf Golf Club. According to Lone Wolf Marketing and Events Coordinator, L.J. Lawson, the theme for the Golf Tournament is Mad Hatter. Lawson says, since it’s the first year, they have set a goal of $10,000 with...

Inconnu Swim Club takes part in Grande Prairie Invitational

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Inconnu swimmers were in Grande Prairie last weekend for the Northern Lights Invitational. It was an amazing weekend packed with best times and team building for the 15 swimmers that attended. A huge congratulations to Nate Rogers, 11 years old, for becoming our newest qualifier for Swim BC Tier 1 Provincials!...

NPGA athletes take part in Zone 8 Championships and Prince George Invitational

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Gymnastics Association sent athletes on the weekend for two competitions in Prince George. The Saturday competition was the Prince George Invitational of which all 35 of the athletes attended. According to NPGA Junior Olympic/InterClub Lead Coach, Mimi Lessard, the team was made up of two groups. Lessard says she is proud to see...

Local racer down in Boise, Idaho for NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Nitro Opener

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Dave Kowalski, of Fort St. John, was in Boise, Idaho from May 3 to the 5, with his Nova for the NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Nitro Opener at Firebird Raceway. Along with him in Boise was local racers Mike Lucas and Matt Dohm. Kowalski says he had a good run in Boise but ran into some...

High School Rodeo Association holds third spring rodeo in Williams Lake

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northern B.C. High School Rodeo Association held their third rodeo of the Spring Season over the weekend in Williams Lake. Here are the results from the May 4 & 5 Rodeo: Junior Saddle Bronc: Saturday: Danny Jones Sunday: Danny Jones Junior Barrel Racing: Saturday: 1. Milanna Jones - 17.62, 2. Kerri Moat - 17.94, 3. Fallon Jones - 18.12 Sunday:...
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