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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 a proud member of the Fort St. John Rotary Club, and is an active volunteer and board director for the North Peace Historical Society, the North Peace Cultural Society, and the Fort St. John Public Library.

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

Recent Work by Matt

Funds raised for family that lost business to fire

Funds raised for family that lost business to fire

Nearly $2,000 raised so far
Around Town: Mother's Day Breakfast raises $1,600

Around Town: Mother's Day Breakfast raises $1,600

40-year tradition returned this year
Court Docket, May 3 to 7

Court Docket, May 3 to 7

From Fort St. John and Dawson Creek provincial courts May 3 to 7, 2021
Fort St. John looks to boost recycling enforcement as contamination rates exceed 20%

Fort St. John looks to boost recycling enforcement as contamination rates exceed 20%

City mulls stiffer penalties, more bylaw audits, and new camera technology
5G network coming to Fort St. John

5G network coming to Fort St. John

Technology also coming to Dawson Creek
COVID vaccination rates lowest in the North Peace

COVID vaccination rates lowest in the North Peace

Northern Health booking vaccinations for everyone 18 and older
Site C outbreak update

Site C outbreak update

31 of 39 cases recovered, Northern Health says
Fort St. John has ‘room to maneuver’ to increase taxes: CFO

Fort St. John has ‘room to maneuver’ to increase taxes: CFO

Fort St. John can increase tax revenues “year after year for the years ahead” while still being among the lowest compared to other communities in B.C., according to a new report going before city council next week.
1 in 3 have gotten COVID vaccine in northern B.C.

1 in 3 have gotten COVID vaccine in northern B.C.

Vaccine now available for everyone 18+ in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek
Northeast B.C. unemployment up to 4.9% in April

Northeast B.C. unemployment up to 4.9% in April

Key indicators remain lowest in B.C.