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PEOPLE’S

CHOICE 2016 Find out who is Fort St. John and area’s

PEOPLE’S CHOICE! •Best In Area •Best Business •Best People •Best Food

•Best Places For •Best Athlete •Best In The Arts...


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016

People’s Choice 2016 Prize winners 1st Place Winner

SHARI MIETHER

Return tickets to Vancouver received a trip for two to Vancouver from Laurie Erickson at Marlin Travel.

2nd Place Winner

BARBARA SCOBIE

with a People’s Choice certificate. Barbara won box seats for 6 at the Lido for any public event they are holding - presented by Brian Kirschner of the Lido Theatre.

3rd Place Winner

DEB ANDREW

Steve Brousson, owner of Homesteader Health Foods in Fort St. John presents Deb with a $150 gift certificate to the store.


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BEST IN AREA Church Alliance Church Community Event High on Ice School Bert Bowes Fundraising Event FSJ Hospital Foundation Dinner

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Service Club FSJ Minor Hockey

BEST BUSINESS Appliance Store Sears Appliance Service & Repair Totem Electronics ATV’S / Snowmobiles Trail Blaz’n Power


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Auto Body Shop Alaska Highway Auto body Auto Repair Shop W & C Automotive Auto Parts Store NAPA Auto Parts 250-787-1553 Thank you to ALL Our Amazing Clients for once again for voting us

People’s Choice Best Spa 2016 We appreciate your continued support and look forward to pampering you some more! Ask us about our Corporate Rate Gift Certificates and save when you give the gift of relaxation at The HB Health & Body Wellness Spa; or treat yourself to a well-deserved Massage or facial. Check out all our Dr. Belter Facial Products and book a facial with one of our skin advisors for the ultimate cleansing experience. Call for an appointment or consultation with one of our laser technicians for permanent hair reduction. Put away your razor, use our laser.

Best Bar Mr. Mike’s Beauty Salon Hair Bin


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Best Bottled Water Canadian Water Serve & Save

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Cell Phone Dealer Petron Communications

Best Building Supplies Home Hardware

Children’s Wear Wal-Mart

Carpet Cleaner Carpet Doctor

Computers Computer Emporium

Car Rental Avis

Convenience Store Mac’s

New Car Truck Dealership Fort City Chrysler

Daycare Mother Goose

Car Wash Wash Zone

Dental Clinic FSJ Dental Clinic

Growing Your Business, Building Your Community MNP thanks you for awarding Scott Wisdahl the 2016 People’s Choice Award for Best Accountant within the Fort St. John region. In business, change is the only constant. For that reason, we are constantly evolving to keep your business ahead of the curve. As one of Canada’s leading accounting and business consulting firms, MNP invests extensive time and resources to fully understand both the various industries and the unique challenges within the Fort St. John business community. We strive to make both the businesses we work with and the communities they belong to that much stronger. Contact Scott Wisdahl at 250.785.8166 or scott.wisdahl@mnp.ca


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Department Store Wal-Mart Driving School New Horizons Equipment Rental Peace Country Rentals Eye Glasses Merwin Optical Farm Equipment Dealer Butler Farm Equipment Fast Food Restaurant McDonalds

Financial Institution North Peace Savings & Credit Union Fitness Club Today’s Techniques Flooring Store Braun’s Florist Flower Hut Furniture City Furniture

FOCUSED ON FAMILY EYECARE Thank you Fort St John for voting John Gentles BEST OPTOMETRIST in the 2016 People’s Choice

9808 - 101st Ave. Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B2

250.785.2020

900 - 102nd Ave, Suite 102, Dawson Creek, BC

250.782.1121


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Gas Station Safeway Gas Bar

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Health Food Store Homesteader

Gift Shop Dunvegan Gardens

Heavy Truck Dealership James Western Star

Glass Dealership Alpine Auto Glass

Home Entertainment Retailer Sears

Golf Pro Shop Lake Point Golf & Country Club

Home Inspection Northern Home Inspection

Hardware Store Home Hardware

Home Remodelling Embleton Construction

Thank you for voting us People’s Choice 2016 “Best Used Car Dealership”

6674 Airport Road, Fort John 6674 Airport Road, Fort St.St. John Toll Free Toll Free

1•877•707•2373 1•877•707•2373 www.drivingforce.ca www.drivingforce.ca


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2016 People’s Choice “Best Farm Equipment Dealer”

Printed in Canada | E&OE December 2015 15264-S01-03

Thanking our customers for their continued support!


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Hot Tub Dealer Rec Pro Arctic Spas

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Land Surveyors Focus

Hunting / Camping Backcountry

Landscaping Midnight Sun

Insurance Agency Western Financial

Lawn & Garden Products Canadian Tire

Jewellery Roland Triebel Jewellers

Law Firm Earmme & Associates

Land Appraisers McDonald Land Appraisals Ltd.

Lingerie Store Veronica’s Closet

A BIG THANK YOU GOES OUT TO EVERYONE WHO VOTED FOR US IN THE 2016 PEOPLE’S CHOICE – BEST FLOORING STORE!

10020-96 Ave., For t St. John | Phone: 250-787-1842 | w w w.braunsflooring.com


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Locksmith Systems Secure Meat Butcher Block

Medical Clinic ABC Medical Clinic Men’s Wear 8 Seconds

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In Fort St John call:

www.pizza73.com

785-7373 9323 – 96 Street

Open from

LUNCH ‘til

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Motel / Hotel Northern Grand Muffler Shop Minute Muffler Music Store Wal-Mart Musical Instruments Systems By Trail Newspaper Alaska Highway News Office Supplies Staples Oilfield Company Shell Oilfield Service Rhyason Optometrist John Gentles

Lorraine, Marnie and the staff of the Hair Bin and HB Health & Wellness Spa would like to thank our clients for once again voting us:

The Hair Bin “Best Salon” 2016 HB Health & Wellness Spa “Best Spa” 2016 and The Hair Bin “Best Estheticians” 2016 Thank you, from the whole team, for believing in and supporting us. We have strived daily for the past 30 years to improve our customer service and provide you with the excellent service you deserve. If you’re new to Fort St. John and need a family hair care centre, our HB Barbershop, Salon and Esthetics team encourage you to come in and see us. Returning clients ask about our VIP Client and Retail discount cards. Site C employees, inquire about our Power It Up discount card. Gift icates Certif ble Availa

Larges Ret t Select ail io the No n in rth

Paint Supplies Canadian Tire Pharmacy / Drug Store Shoppers Drug Mart

10442 100 St., Fort St. John 250-787-1552


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THANK YOU F.S.J!!

For Voting us the

BEST HAMBURGER

in the 2016 People’s Choice

COME SEE US AT 11103 ALASKA ROAD


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Plumbing Shop D Bauer Mechanical Printers Community Printers Produce Safeway Pub Jackfish Radio Station Moose FM Restaurant Boston Pizza

Laurie Erickson

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Rental Center Peace Country Rentals RV / Dealership Fort Motors RV Park / Campground Peace Island Park Shoe Store Good 2 Go Spa Hair Bin Sporting Goods Store Ernie’s Source for Sports

Sandra Parker, Gracie, Pamela Hunter, Alison Hekker, Krista Kerpan

Owned and Operated by Cameron Travel Ltd 250-785-4481 10411 A 100 Street

THANK YOU FORT FOR T ST. JOHN FOR VOTING US...

• BEST TRAVEL AGENCY & • BEST TRAVEL AGENT ~ LAURIE ERICKSON!


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Quality Parts - EXPErt sErViCE!


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Supermarket Save on Foods

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Transmission Repair Shop S & J Automotive

Supermarket Deli Save on Foods

Towing Service Generic Towing

Tanning Salon Sunny Dayz

Used Car Dealership Driving Force

Tire Store Kal-Tire

Vet Clinic Rivers Animal Hospital

Travel Agency Marlin Travel

Work Wear Steel Toes

PEOPLE’S Dancing Canadian Diamonds

Plus large selection of

Rings

Earings

Necklaces

Chains

CHOICE 2016 Thank you for voting us Best Jewellery

D-9803 93 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC | 250-787-1995

www.rolandtriebeljewellers.com


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Western Wear 8 Seconds

Bank Manager Mike Francis/TD Canada Trust

Men’s & Women’s Wear Marks Work Warehouse

Bank Teller Richelle Tagumpay / TD Bank

BEST PEOPLE

Barber Maxine Giesbrecht Barber Shop

Accountant Scott Wisdahl Auctioneer Tyler Kosick

Bartender Char Connelly / Montana’s

2016 People’s Choice Thank you for voting us

Best Florist Voted Best

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

2016 People's Choice

Thank You to Everyone Who Voted 9508 100 Street

Fort St. John, BC Phone:

10421 100 Street, Fort St. John

250-787-7591

49383

250-785-1104


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THANK YOU Fort St. John for choosing Boston Pizza as:

• BEST RESTAURANT • BEST LUNCH • BEST WAITRESS Nikki Arnston-Dawe 9508 Alaska Rd N Fort St John

Phone:(250) 787-0455


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Bus Driver Connie Rowsell

City Employee Rod Smith

Carpenter Curt Embleton

Club President Paul Van Nostrand / Sr. Flyers

Car Salesman Greg Ingram / Driving Force

Coach / Team Andrew Leriger / FSJ Flyers

Cashier Shelly Little / Save on Foods

Customer Service Clerk Linda Squires / Safeway

Civic Leader Lori Ackerman / Mayor

Dentist Dr. Ho

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016!

BEST PUB

12984 Jackfish Frontage, Charlie Lake, BC 250-785-3233


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Dental Hygienist Tammy Gulevich / FSJ Dental Clinic Doctor Dr. Thompson Electrician Ace Instrumentations Estheticians Hair Bin Fire Fighter Gil Bilodeau

Western FINANCIAL GROUP

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Gardener Dunvegan Hairdresser Pat Bell Home Caregiver Mary White Letter Carrier Cindy Beer Local Band Silverload


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Local Newspaper Columnist Aleisha Hendry

Paper Carrier Henry Klassen

Local Radio Personality Adam Reaburn

Paramedic Trojan Safety

Massage Therapist John Bacso

Pastor / Priest Udoka Frnwoso

Nurse Patti Cunningham / FSJ Hospital

Personal Trainer Jenny Briscoe / Today’s Techniques

Office Staff North Peace Savings & Credit Union

Pet Groomer Friendly Pets


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Pharmacist Irvin Tin Lok Tang / Shoppers Drug Mart

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Real Estate Agent Trevor Bolin

Photographer Steve Baird

Receptionist Linda Querin / Fort St John Medical Clinic

Politician Bob Zimmer

Salesperson / Retail Jesse Braun /Brauns Flooring

Principal Randy Pauls - NPSS

Teacher Elementary Thaedra Cooper / Clearview

Police Officer SGT. Dave Tyreman

Teacher Jr. High Dennis Giesbrecht / Clearview

Thank you to our Community & Customers who voted us 2016 People’s Choice

BEST BOTTLED WATER YOU Deserve the Best & we aim to provide you with nothing less! Premium Bottled Water that is Guaranteed to Quench Your Thirst!

Thank you Fort St John for voting us THINK CANADIAN! DRINK CANADIAN! Family Owned & Operated 9420 - 100th St, Fort St. John, BC

250-263-9927 Across from Centennial Park

BEST SERVICE CLUB in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Teacher Sr. High Jennifer Andrews / NPSS Travel Agent Laurie Erickson / Marlin Travel Truck Driver Tom Graham Taylor Volunteer Dudley Wagner Waitress Nikki Arntson Dawe / Boston Pizza

BEST FOODS Biscuits / Rolls Save on Foods Bread Safeway Breakfast TJ’s Lunch Boston Pizza

THANK YOU! for voting us 2016 People’s Choice • BEST CASHIER Shelley Little, • BEST SUPERMARKET, • BEST DELI & • BEST BISCUITS/ROLLS

A division of Overwaitea Food Group LP, Jim Pattison business

10345 100 Street, Fort St John, BC V1J 3Z2 250-785-2985


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Chicken KFC Coffee Tim Horton’s Coldest Beer Casey’s Pub Desserts Whole Wheat & Honey

Congratulations to

HENRY KLASSEN

on being voted 2016 People’s Choice “Best Newspaper Carrier”

Doughnuts Tim Horton’s 9916-98th St., Fort St. John, BC | Phone: 250-785-5631 | Fax: 250-785-3522 www.alaskahighwaynews.ca

Thank you to the people of Fort St John for voting us

BEST CELL PHONE DEALER in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards

11315 Alaska Rd, Fort St John, BC , V1J 6N2 Business Hours: Mon - Fri 7:30am - 6:00pm www.petron.ca | 250.785.3333


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Dinner Browns Social House

Ice Cream / Yogourt DQ

French Fries McDonald’s

Oriental Edo Japan

Hamburger’s Burger King

Pizza Pizza 73

Take Out Edo Japan

Kid’s Meal McDonald’s

Hot Dogs Orange Julius

Sandwiches Subway


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Seafood Browns Social House Service Subway Steak Montana’s

BEST PLACES FOR Bargains Winners

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Cleanest Store Safeway Customer Service Safeway Golfing Lake Point Golf & Country Club Karaoke FSJ Legion Oil Change Great Canadian Oil Change

Thank you Fort St. John and area for choosing us 2016 People’s Choice award winner for

• Home re-modeling AND • Carpenter - Curt Embleton

EmblEton ConstruCtion ltd 10124 95 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 1J1 Phone: (250) 785-7525


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PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016 Picnic Matthews Park Recycling Eco-Depot Working City of FSJ Walking Pomeroy Sports Centre Shopping Totem Mall Store Window Display This & That

Tanning Sunny Dayz Waste Disposal D & T Disposal Wheel Chair Accessibility Totem Mall

BEST ATHLETE Male Denny Morrison Female Kirby Dreher

Thanks again for voting us

“Best Eye Glasses” for 2016!

Fort St. John, BC • 250-785-7771

MERWIN OPTICAL 9920 101 Ave, Fort St. John, BC | 250-787-0232


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BEST IN THE ARTS Local Theatre Buddy Holly Actor Mike Sowers Dancer Stevie Mazua Other Artist Lynn Macleod

PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2016

A big

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards

1 0 3 5 1 1 0 0 t h St. , Fo r t St. J o h n , B C V 1 J 3 Z 2 | ( P) : 2 5 0 - 7 8 5 - 6 1 5 5

Irvin Tang Owner/Associate


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Thank You The Alaska Highway News would like to thank all of our loyal readers for voting us “Best Newspaper” in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. It means a lot for us to know that you feel we reflect the values, and the issues, that are important to our community. We will continue to work to meet your high expectations.

9916-98th St., Fort St. John, BC | Phone: 250-785-5631 | Fax: 250-785-3522 www.alaskahighwaynews.ca


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Thank you for voting us in the 2016 People’s Choice

BEST SERVICE BEST SANDWICHES

Thank you for voting us in the 2016 People’s Choice

BEST TAKE - OUT BEST ORIENTAL

10008 97 Avenue 250-785-1750

9316 Alaska Road 250-785-7877

8808 96A Street 250-785-8879

Thank You F.S.J. for voting Wash Zone

BEST CAR WASH 250-261-5558

9503 93 Avenue 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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Thank You

Thank you Fort St. John & Area for voting me “Best Newspaper Columnist” in the 2016 People’s Choice!

Congratulations to

ALEISHA HENDRY on being voted 2016 People’s Choice “Best Newspaper Columnist” We’re very proud of you!

9916-98th St., Fort St. John, BC | Phone: 250-785-5631 | Fax: 250-785-3522 www.alaskahighwaynews.ca


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Thank you to all our loyal customers for voting for us in the 2016 People’s Choice!

Best Building Supplies AND Best Hardware Store Thank you Fort St. John & Area for choosing us as People’s Choice Award Winner for

Best Law Firm for 2016 Tel: 250.785.6961 Fax: 250.785.6967 www.earmme.com

10107 - 101 Avenue Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B4

9820-108th Street • Fort St. John

250-787-0371

Thank You Fort St. John for making us your pick for 2016

Health Food Store

Thank you Fort St. John and surrounding area for choosing us as best

HOT TUB DEALER 9424 100 St | Fort St. John, BC 250 785-3006

9920 - 97 Ave. Fort St. John V1J 6L8 Tel: 250-785-1455 Toll free: 1-800-668-5433


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Many thanks to all who voted me...

BEST REALTOR We did it

again!

2006. 2007. 2008. 2010. 2011. 2012 . 2013 . 2014, 2015

and now 2016!

Putting the “PRO” in the Buying & Selling PROCESS! Call today for your FREE HOME EVALUATION and find out why my Guaranteed System works over the others!

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