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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.

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250-785-5631
Email
editor@ahnfsj.ca

Recent Work by Matt

Northern Health fined for work safety investigation violations

Northern Health fined for work safety investigation violations

WorkSafeBC issues $355,244.39 fine after investigation finds 'repeated violations' following violence against long-term care worker
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'
Under the microscope

Under the microscope

Fort St. John may be an unlikely place for a bio-tech startup, but one company is advancing the science of environmental remediation.
Two light earthquakes reported near Fort St. John

Two light earthquakes reported near Fort St. John

Two light earthquakes near Fort St. John reported within four days of each other
Site C berm completed

Site C berm completed

Recreation site construction to start next spring
Inside Fort St. John’s new supportive housing complex

Inside Fort St. John’s new supportive housing complex

'A significant contribution to the solution': New building will provide stable housing for those at risk of or experiencing homelessness
Crowdfunding for bear attack victims

Crowdfunding for bear attack victims

Nearly $12,000 raised so far
UPDATE: Road name request postponed

UPDATE: Road name request postponed

Parkwood developers proposing road names in the Beaver language
Going bananas in Fort Nelson

Going bananas in Fort Nelson

Grocery store seedlings turn into nine-foot trees in Northern B.C. farm's greenhouse
'But where is her crown?': The day the Queen came to Fort St. John

'But where is her crown?': The day the Queen came to Fort St. John

4,000 turned out in seven degree weather and "gale force" winds to welcome Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip to Fort St. John in May 1971
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