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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

Third deadliest year for drug deaths in Northeast B.C. in 2022

Third deadliest year for drug deaths in Northeast B.C. in 2022

12 deaths reported in the North Peace and 12 in the South Peace
Court Docket, Jan. 23 to 27

Court Docket, Jan. 23 to 27

Sentences and fines from Dawson Creek and Fort St. John provincial courts
Last Site C turbine arrives at dam site

Last Site C turbine arrives at dam site

Milestone 11,000-kilometre journey from Brazil completed early Friday morning
Petition launched to recall northern B.C. MLA Dan Davies

Petition launched to recall northern B.C. MLA Dan Davies

Cecil Lake resident says concerns of constituents going ignored but Davies says he's staying engaged with thousands in the riding
Judge denies bail for suspect in Fort St. John murder case

Judge denies bail for suspect in Fort St. John murder case

Shane Sutherland sought his release ahead of a second-degree murder trial scheduled to begin in June
Canfor closure of Chetwynd mill 'a kick in the gut'

Canfor closure of Chetwynd mill 'a kick in the gut'

About 200 jobs are expected to be lost as sawmill and pellet operations closed in Chetwynd; close to 300 more with temporary mill closure in Houston
‘We warned government’: Canfor permanently closing Chetwynd mills

‘We warned government’: Canfor permanently closing Chetwynd mills

About 200 jobs are expected to be lost as sawmill and pellet operations closed in Chetwynd; close to 300 more with temporary mill closure in Houston
True crime podcast spotlights Jonathan Bruce cold case

True crime podcast spotlights Jonathan Bruce cold case

A new true crime podcast is reviving the public discussion around the death of a Fort St. John teenager nearly a decade ago.
Man jailed for excavating Hudson's Hope dinosaur site

Man jailed for excavating Hudson's Hope dinosaur site

Fossils removed from Six Peaks trackway site in 2020 have not been recovered
Court Docket, Jan. 16 to 20

Court Docket, Jan. 16 to 20

Sentences and fines from Dawson Creek and Fort St. John provincial courts