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22 Feb 2020

Windy weather didn't stop the fun at Alpine Skiing

Windy weather didn't stop the fun at Alpine Skiing

The winds were blowing at Bear Mountain Ski Hill, just outside of Dawson Creek, as the BC Winter Games alpine skiing kicked off. Sunny skies and good snow condition more than made up for the gusting winds. None of the athletes seemed too bothered by the gales, including 12-year-old Ewan Hawes from Prince George, B.C.

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21 Feb 2020

1984 Athlete Returns at Alpine Skiing Chair

1984 Athlete Returns at Alpine Skiing Chair

As special guests arrived at the provincial reception last night, we caught up with past BC Winter Games medal winner, Bryan Harman. Harman won bronze in the 1m and silver in the 3m springboard diving events at the 1984 Winter Games, hosted right here in Fort St. John.

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6 Feb 2020

Bear Mountain Ski Hill is ready to host BC Winter Games alpine competitions!

Bear Mountain Ski Hill is ready to host BC Winter Games alpine competitions!

In the Community of Dawson Creek, preparations for the skiing-alpine competitions started in the summer. A lot of work went into widening the main run and running wiring up the slope. New timing huts and starting gates were constructed. While there was a plan in place to upgrade the snowmaking capability, it was accelerated to accommodate the BC Winter Games.

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30 Jul 2019

Fort St. John Arts Council runs street banner contest

Fort St. John Arts Council runs street banner contest

Harriet Stanford designs art printed on 100 banners throughout the city.

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24 May 2018

Sports announced for Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games

Sports announced for Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games
The BC Games Society announced today the 18 sports that will be part of the Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games. 
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24 Feb 2018

Elli Terwiel, 2014 Sochi Winter Games Olympian, Takes on the Role of BC Winter Games Athlete Ambassador

Elli Terwiel, 2014 Sochi Winter Games Olympian, Takes on the Role of BC Winter Games Athlete Ambassador
Elli Terwiel came back to her home hill for the weekend to assist, inspire, and encourage young athletes. She shared her memories of 2002, why the BC Winter Games are so important, and what might be next for her. 
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