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Matt Preprost

Matt Preprost is a Fort St. John writer with more than a decade of award-winning reporting experience in daily, weekly, and student newsrooms across Western Canada. He arrived in the Peace River country in 2013, covering the height of the last boom through to the start of Site C and LNG development in the region. He has won eight provincial awards for his reporting and photography in Manitoba, and six awards in B.C. for his work with Alaska Highway News. Matt is an active volunteer and board director for the North Peace Historical Society, and member of the Fort St. John Rotary Club.

Phone
250-785-5631
Email
editor@ahnfsj.ca

Recent Work by Matt

Court Docket, Nov. 28 to Dec. 2

Court Docket, Nov. 28 to Dec. 2

Sentences and fines from Fort St. John and Dawson Creek provincial courts
Northeast B.C. unemployment too low to report in November

Northeast B.C. unemployment too low to report in November

B.C. shed 13,700 jobs in November, with construction taking the biggest hit
‘A beautiful situation’: Ukrainian family begins new life in Fort St. John

‘A beautiful situation’: Ukrainian family begins new life in Fort St. John

Community and volunteer supports needed as more families expected to arrive
Fort St. John man wanted for assault

Fort St. John man wanted for assault

Police in Fort St. John are asking the public to help find a man wanted on a warrant for an alleged assault. RCMP describe Jaydon Josh Klassen, 21, as a Caucasian male standing six-feet-three-inches tall and weighing 170 pounds.
RCMP seek wanted persons

RCMP seek wanted persons

Police in Fort St. John are asking the public for help finding a man and woman wanted on warrants for theft and uttering threats.
Toxic drug death toll rises to 21 in Northeast B.C.

Toxic drug death toll rises to 21 in Northeast B.C.

Northeast accounts for 15% of 143 deaths reported across northern B.C. this year
Locals deliver 1,400 Christmas shoeboxes to children in need

Locals deliver 1,400 Christmas shoeboxes to children in need

More than 1,400 shoeboxes filled with gifts will soon be making their way to kids in need throughout the world. Another season of Operation Christmas Child came to an end in Fort St.
Children's book a story inside mama's belly

Children's book a story inside mama's belly

A new, locally written children’s book is getting kids to imagine the wonders of their first nine months of life.
Driver sentenced to 90 days jail for fatal hit-and-run in 2019

Driver sentenced to 90 days jail for fatal hit-and-run in 2019

'We’re glad that this is finally coming to an end and we have a little bit of closure'
Farmers burn mortgage on grain elevator

Farmers burn mortgage on grain elevator

Once facing demolition, number one elevator remains an economic anchor for North Peace farmers, averaging them between $40 million to $50 million a year
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