Female hockey players between the ages of 11-14 are encouraged to get in touch with the Fort St. John Minor Hockey Association. The FSJMHA is considering putting together a girls hockey team should there be enough interest.Those interested are encouraged to visit the FSJMHA website, or the hockey office inside of the Pomeroy Sport Centre.Players wanting more information can contact Darla Jackson at 250-261-0791, or Marissa Jordan at 250-927-2176.- Advertisement –
Spring may be around the corner, but the RCMP is warning drivers to take caution on the city’s roads.The Fort St. John RCMP will be increasing police presence on the city’s roadways to combat speeding as well as drinking and driving.Corporal T.F. Woodall says there were 15 motor-vehicle related deaths in this area, from January to March of last year. – Advertisement -He says the added enforcement is a precursor to when road conditions improve in the spring. [asset|aid=1048|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=489fc79ef702198c1f8402f4dad89584-Woodall 1_1_Pub.mp3] Woodall says despite the tight legislation on drinking and driving, people still drive intoxicated. He says the extra enforcement will target those who choose to drive under the influence. Advertisement [asset|aid=1049|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=489fc79ef702198c1f8402f4dad89584-Woodall 2_1_Pub.mp3] However, Woodall adds officers have been seeing a lot of designated drivers during road check stops in the area. And, he says those people are recognized and congratulated by the RCMP.