New members in the team


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Most read stories for the week of May 26 to June 1, 2024

Welcome to another edition of Weekly Recap, a series in which we report on what's happening behind the scenes and highlight the top stories of the past week.

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Behind the scenes

We have some new people joining the team. First, we have Caitlin Coombes, our new General Reporter. Second, we have Jason Born, our new Marketing Executive. Here's a bio on each one to learn more about who they are and why they've made Fort St. John their new home. If you see them out and about, be sure to give them a warm welcome!​

Caitlin: Writing has always been a passion of mine and I knew from a young age that I wanted to write for the rest of my life. I moved from Nova Scotia to Ontario to attend journalism school at Carleton University. After graduating, I moved to Prince Edward Island to write for a local newspaper with the intention of seeing as much of Canada as possible during my professional career. I spent eight months focusing on environmental reporting in Prince Edward Island before flying across the country to work as a general assignment reporter in Fort St. John. I'm excited to see, explore and learn about British Columbia and the Peace Region. When I'm not writing news, you can find me gardening with my cat, playing video games or reading the latest novel or fantasy.​

Jason: Hi, my name is Jason Born (not to be confused with undercover assassin Jason Bourne). I recently joined the MooseFM/ team as their newest Marketing Executive and am so excited to be part of this amazing group. I have over a decade of industry experience in broadcasting and am a graduate of BCIT's Radio Broadcasting Program. My family and I are fairly new to Fort St. John and we can't wait to explore every corner of this city and the surrounding area.​

Most read stories of the week

It's always interesting to see what readers are most interested in. Sometimes it's a big decision affecting property taxes, and sometimes it's a new restaurant coming to town. Here are the most-read stories for the week of May 26 – June 1, 2024:

  1. Police find suspected drugs:​ after arresting a drunk driver in Fort St. John. Police conducted a traffic stop and noticed signs of the driver driving while under the influence. During questioning, the 49-year-old driver told police officers that they had consumed cocaine the night before.
  2. FSJ Vet Clinic is subject to service restrictions:​ due to restrictions on its operating license imposed by the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia. However, according to local residents, Gentle Pets continues to provide treatment despite the restrictions.
  3. Remains from Dawson Creek identified as those of missing woman Renee Didier: according to RCMP. The remains were found near the Kiskatinaw River in early May. Didier was reported missing on December 7, 2023.

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