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Matt Preprost

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.

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Email
editor@ahnfsj.ca

Recent Work by Matt

Northeast B.C. adds 500 jobs in December

Northeast B.C. adds 500 jobs in December

Unemployment in Northeast B.C. was too low to be reported in December, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.
City considers retirement allowance for mayor

City considers retirement allowance for mayor

The City of Fort St. John is looking to update its remuneration policy for city council to include a retirement transition allowance for the mayor's position.
Returning Site C workers to be rapid tested for Covid-19

Returning Site C workers to be rapid tested for Covid-19

BC Hydro says it is rapid testing all returning Site C workers for Covid-19 following the Christmas holidays due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.
City looks to expand retail cannabis zones

City looks to expand retail cannabis zones

The City of Fort St. John is looking to expand its cannabis zoning regulations to allow retailers to operate outside the downtown core.
Crack open a tale: Nutcracker returns to the stage this weekend

Crack open a tale: Nutcracker returns to the stage this weekend

More than 50 dancers involved in this year’s production, as young as five and as old as 75
Doig River supports Salvation Army, Women's Resource Society with holiday donations

Doig River supports Salvation Army, Women's Resource Society with holiday donations

'Everybody needs a good Christmas'
Court Docket, Dec. 6 to 10

Court Docket, Dec. 6 to 10

From Fort St. John, Dawson Creek,a nd Fort Nelson provincial courts Dec. 6 to 10, 2021
​​​​​​​Huskies raise $2340 for Hospital Foundation

​​​​​​​Huskies raise $2340 for Hospital Foundation

It’s been a busy season for the Fort St. John Huskies both on and off the ice, as the team continues to add to its charitable contributions to the city this year. The Huskies donated $2,340 to the Fort St.
Public comments sought on Halfway River boat launch proposal

Public comments sought on Halfway River boat launch proposal

BC Hydro commits to funding conservation officer position to patrol future Site C reservoir
Overdose death toll rises to 23 in Northeast B.C.

Overdose death toll rises to 23 in Northeast B.C.

B.C. experiencing record loss of life this year, says Chief Coroner