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Bert Berthold was the winner of the fabulous ticket package for two!

Marketing Manager Kattie Brigden presents a $250.00 gift card to Janice Despositer on behalf of winner Lawrence Semenick

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Owner Reesh Patel presents $100 in gift certificates to draw winner Wayne Dahlen

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Peavey Mart representative Desiree Walters presents a $75.00 gift card to draw winner Sue Landry

If your name is listed in this supplement and you didn’t receive your award, please drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror news office and pick it up. Thank you to all the people that took the time to fill out the ballots for the 2018 Peoples/Readers Choice Awards!

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Readerschoice Best in the Area Best Church in the Area Salvation Army St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Bethel Pentecostal Church

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Best Service Club

Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek Kiwanis Club of Dawson Creek Dawson Creek Elks Club

Best Community Festival/Event Dawson Creek Fall Fair & Rodeo Mile Zero Cruisers Show & Shine Weekend Dawson Creek Music Festival

Best School

Ecole Frank Ross Ron Pettigrew Christian School Notre Dame Elementary School

Best Fundraising Event

Your best place for eYeglasses & Your best optometrists

Terry Fox Run Ron Pettigrew Spaghetti Dinner Christmas Food Bank Drive

Thank You!

Thank You! for choosing us your

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EQUIPMENT RENTAL

FOR OVER A DECADE!!

Mayor & Council thank the citizens of Dawson Creek for recognizing the following People’s Choice Award winners: Voted the

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City Employee/Lloyd Garvin RCMP Officer/Raylene Jones Place to Walk/DC Walking Trail Place for Biking/DC Walking Trail

Fire Fighter/Mark Sutton Civic Leader/Dale Bumstead Place for Picnic/Kin Park Fund Raising Event/Terry Fox Run

1905 - 96 Ave., Dawson Creek, BC 55515

Phone : 250-782-7931

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Readerschoice Best Youth Club

Best Custom Auto Accessories

Best All-Around

Best Auto Body Shop

Young Life DC Scouts Canada DCVC - Dawson Creek Volleyball Dyanmite Club

Best Appliance Store

Bing’s Furniture & Appliance Store City Furniture The Brick

Best Appliance Service & Repair

Robelix Appliance & 24 Hour Locksmith Services Peace Appliance Atchison Refrigeration

Best ATV’s/Motorcycles/Snowmobiles/ Trail Blazin’ Power Hyper Toys Gaudin’s Honda

Pat’s Auto Supply NAPA Auto Parts: McLevin’s Custom Creations Dawson Creek Collision RSS Autobody Russ’s Body Shop

Best Auto Repair Shop Peace Country Automotive Canadian Tire Elite Auto: Minute Muffler

Best Auto Parts Store Pat’s Auto Supply NAPA Auto Parts: McLevin’s Canadian Tire


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Readerschoice Best Beauty/Hair Salon

Best Car/Truck Dealership (new)

Best Bottled Water Retailer

Best Car/Truck Dealership (previously owned)

Brass Scissors Hair Design Sue’s Dos Skin Ovations & Day Spa

Pure Northern Spring Water Safeway Extra Dave’s No Frills

Best Building Supplies Dawson Co-Op Home & Agro Windsor Plywood Home Hardware Building Supply

Best Carpet Cleaners 2 Macks Carpet Cleaning Jock’s Restoration Bonnie’s Janitorial Service

Browns’ Chev Buick GMC Bannister Ford Inland Auto Centre

Browns’ Chev Buick GMC Peace Country Toyota Bannister Ford

Best Car Wash

Legacy Car & Truck Wash TLC Car Wash Tubby’s RV & Car Wash

Best Cell Phone Dealer

Software Emporium: Bell Mobility Petron Communications: Telus Mobility Custom Cellular: Telus Mobility

Best Car Rental National Car Rental Driving Force Enterprise Car Rental

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES We sincerely appreciate it!!!

BEST CAR SALESMAN-JACK MCPHERSON

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BEST PREVIOUSLY OWNED CAR/TRUCK DEALERSHIP

12109 - 8th St., Dawson Creek

Tel: 250-782-9155 • Toll free: 1-800-663-8080 www.brownschev.com

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Readerschoice Best Children’s Wear

Farm or Industrial Equipment Dealer

Best Chiropractor

Best Fast Food Restaurant

Best Computer Store

Best Financial Institution

Best Concession

Best Fitness Club

Best Construction Contractor

Best Flooring Store

WalMart Little’s Boutique Mom’s & Kid’s Stuff

South Peace Chiropractic Dawson Creek Physio Clinic Dr. Rudy Fung SEI: Software Emporium The Source WalMart Dee’s Kitchen Encana Events Centre Juice Five-O

Tyler Marion JDS Construction Rod Arsenault Construction

PrairieCoast equipment DLE: Douglas Lake Equpment Northline Equipment A & W Restaurant Wendy’s Restaurant Dairy Queen

Lake View Credit Union TD Canada Trust CIBC True North Fitness Gridiron Fitness Fitness 4 Life

Top Floors & Design Peace Country Flooring Windsor Plywood

Best Convenience Store Legacy Village Market 7-Eleven Convenience Store Bill’s News & Confectionary

Best Daycare

Campus Kids Daycare Miss Patti’s Preschool Kari’s Day Care

Best Dental Clinic

Dawson Creek Dental Centre Peace Country Dental Clinic Northern Dental

Best Disposal Contractors Oscar’s Disposal Dawson Creek Transfer Station Dahlen Contracting Ltd

Best Equipment Rental Rentco Equipment Cat Rentals Ace Instruments

Best Eyeglasses

Kadziolka Smart & Spataro Northern Vision Care Costco

The Presbyterian Church and Pastor Terry Hagen

would like to Thank the Community of Dawson Creek and surrounding area for voting me Best Religious Leader. I’m a member of the Ministerial Association in both Dawson Creek and Fort St. John and I do a devotional on Sunrise Radio, which includes both communities, which will also include Telegraph Creek in the near future. We enjoy providing monthly services to the Rotary residents in Dawson. Services being held in Dawson at 10:00am and Fort St. John at 1:00pm. We provide all faith related services, confirmation/catechism, weddings, private faith instruction for adults, counselling along with grief support. Please come and join us, Pastor Terry Hagen.

ST. JAMES PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1501 - 108 Avenue, Dawson Creek

Pastor Terry Hagen 250-782-4616 52836


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Just under a wee k after the Village of Pou ce ebrated its official Coupe celre-opening, someone went in it with their truc and trashed k. Village officials say a man did donuts wit h their pickup truck, knocke d port-a-potties, and down two cess flipped the in the proir truck. The

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vehicle someho w fire, which is rep caught on truck into the gra ortedly under something like tha ndstand or investigation. “Most of the dam t,” he notes. Charges have age appears bee n filed to be against the individ the surface of the ual “We ended up hav park. “It’s unfortunat . e, ing to dig we just up a got it back to the point where righ couple of inches of soil, it was usable t near the are by the public a because there was bro again after a two ken glass and struction proces year recon- whatnot around the area.” s,” says CAO Chris Leggett. However, the inc cost in man hou ident does “The damage is rs tunately they did minor, for- public works, and put in by n’t drive the par the fire detment which res ponded to

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the vehicle fire. “We’re going to be putting together those costs over the next week or two, and then submit those to the courts to be reimbursed by al at fault,” Leggetthe individut says. The park, as of Monday, is open to the pub lic. reporter@dcdn.ca

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If your name is listed in this supplement and you didn’t receive your award, please drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror news office and pick it up. Thank you to all the people that took the time to fill out the ballots for the 2018 Peoples Choice Awards!

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Readerschoice Best Florist

Best Best Home Entertainment Retailer

Best Food Truck/Food Vendor

Best Home Decor/Design

Best Furniture

Best Home Remodelling

Best Gas Station

Best Hunting/Camping Supply

Best Gift Shop

Best Insurance Agency

Enchanted Florist Flowers by Charene Safeway Extra

Dee’s Kitchen The Roadhouse Mama G’s Country Kitchen

City Furniture & Appliance Store Bing’s Furniture & Appliances The Brick Safeway Extra Gas Bar Dawson Co-Op Gas Bar 7-Eleven

Prestige Trophy & Gifts Olde Creek Store Simple Pleasures

City Furniture The Brick WalMart

Olde Creek Store Simple Pleasures Vintage & Restoration Love

Celtic Construction Peace Renovation Dawson Creek Home & Agro Centre Corlane Sporting Goods Canadian Tire WalMart HUB International Western Financial Group Westland Insurance

Best Glass Dealership

WORLD CLASS FITNESS CENTRE

Speedy Glass Glacier Mobile Glass All-West Glass

Best Greenhouse

Hillside Garden Company Rubarb to Roses The Greenehouse at Farmington

Best Golf Supplies

Farmington Fairways Dawson Creek Golf & Country Club Canadian Tire

Best Hardware Store

Dawson Co-Op Home & Agro Northern Metalic Canadian Tire

Best Health Food Store

Dawson Creek Health Food Centre Rebel Fit Nutrition GNC: General Nutrition Centre

Best Heavy Truck Dealer Gear-O-Rama Peterbilt Pacific Inland Kenworth

Thank you Dawson Creek for the support during our first year of business! Our members and staff set us apart from the rest and make True North Fitness the most positive atmosphere to start your fitness journey! Come join the fun and make True North your new happy place! 250-719-0777 A-10301 10th St. • Dawson Creek

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Readerschoice Best Jewellery

Best Best Locksmith

Best Land Appraising/Surveying

Best Meat/Butcher

Best Landscaping

Best Medical Clinic

Best Lawn & Garden Products

Best Men’s Wear

Best Law Firm

Best Mortgage Broker

Gold Brick Olde Creek Store The Grainary Gift Shop

Robelix Appliance & 24 Hour Locksmith Services L & T Locksmith WalMart

Tryon Land Surveyors Aspen Grove Property Plant & Associates

Dahlen Contracting Ltd Peace Renovations DT Skidsteer

Canadian Tire Dawson Creek Co-Op Home & Agro Peavey Mart Stasiuk & Company Abbey Law Corporation Allen & Associates

Lawrence Meat: Butcher Block Safeway Extra Richard’s Meats Mile Zero Walk In Clinic Eljen Medical Clinic Nordlys Clinic Mark’s Peavey Mart Warehouse One

Paragon: Terri Paulovich The Mortgage Duo TD Canada Trust

for your continued support we are looking forward to seeing you again real soon!

250-782-8585

1525 Alaska Ave, Dawson Creek

Best Pizza Best Pasta Best Ribs Best Restaurant Best Wait Staff: Stephanie Lucas


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Readerschoice Best Motel/Hotel

Best Best Optometrist

Best Custom Muffler Shop

Best Paint Supplies

Best Newspaper

Best Pharmacy/Drug Store

Best Office Supplies

Best Plumbing Shop

Best Oilfield Company/Service

Best Printers

Stonebridge Hotel The Travel Lodge Pomeroy Inn & Suites

Kadziolka, Smart & Spataro Dr. Angelo Spataro Dr. Andy Kadziolka

Elite Auto: Minute Muffler Marvin’s Mufflers Killer Diesel

Dawson Co-Op Home & Agro Windsor Plywood Canadian Tire

Dawson Creek Mirror Northern Horizon Alaska Highway News

Shopper’s Drug Mart Safeway Extra Pharmacy WalMart Pharmacy

Tiger Office Plus Community Printers WalMart

Zwick’s Plumbing & Heating EMCO Krow’s Plumbing

Longhorn Oilfield Dahlen Contracting Ltd. PC Oilfield Services

Tiger Office Plus Community Printers Vista Print

Thank you for all the love

We’re to be voted Creek’s We’re proud to proud be voted Dawson BestBest French Dawson Creek’s Best French Fries and Kid’sFries Meal

For Voting us the Best Place To Buy Shoes We Appreciate It!

Rip’s Shoe Re-nu

Visit us at our McDonald’s restaurants located at 11620-8 Street and Box 2420 in Dawson Creek

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM • Saturday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Readerschoice Best Produce

Best R.V. Park/Campground

Safeway Extra Dave’s No Frills Dawson Co-op Food Store

Northern Lights RV Park & Cabins Mile 0 Campground & RV Park Tubby’s RV Park

Best Pub/Bar

Old Rockwell’s Pub Club Sola’s Bar & Grill Spike’s Pub

Best Radio Station/TV Station CJDC/Radio 890 Peace FM/CHET TV SunFM

Best Restaurant

Boston Pizza Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Brown’s Socialhouse

for voting me your Best Mortgage Broker! Your support and trust is very much appreciated

Best R.V. Dealership Foster’s RV & Trailer Sales Boe’s Trailer Sales Happy Trails RV

TERRI PAULOVICH MORTGAGE SPECIALIST

Direct: 250-219-2323 • Fax: 888-345-1230 terri.paulovich@verico.ca Apply Online: www.mortgageweb.ca/TerriPMortgages

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International Insurance Brokers

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Pharmacy/ Drug Store

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All of us at Hub International would like to thank the community of Dawson Creek and area for choosing us as your number one Insurance Agency in the 2018 People’s Choice Awards

BEST HAIR SALON

Pharmacist Gwen Anderson Now offering FREE Prescription Delivery Monday to Friday


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T HANKS DAWSON CREEK Thanks Dawson Creek FOR AKING US UMBER One ONE ForM Making Us N Number T EN Y EARS R UNNING.... Ten Years Running…..

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Readerschoice Best Shoes

Rip’s Shoe Re-Nu Mark’s Pure Shoes

Best Best Tanning Salon

Skin Ovations Day Spa & Salon Fitness 4 Life GCM ECO Friendly Cleaners

Best Spa/Esthetics

Skin Ovations Day Spa & Salon Toi et Moi Esthetics Blush Beauty Boutique

Best Sporting Goods Store Corlane Sporting Goods Canadian Tire Griffin Source for Sports

Best Supermarket Safeway Extra Dave’s No Frills Dawson Co-op Food Store

Best Supermarket Deli

Safeway Extra Dawson Co-op Food Store Lawrence Meat: The Butcher Block

Best Newspaper Carriers

Tie: Michael Ryder Austin Dalsin

Best All-Round Tattoos/ Piercing A huge THANK YOU for your loyalty and support throughout the years! We love our clients!

10220 – 10 St. • Dawson Creek

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Readerschoice Best Tattoos/Piercing The Buzz Bin Cool Noel Tattoos Nixon Tattoos

Best Tire Store Integra Tire Canadian Tire Kal Tire

Best Travel Agency Uniglobe Phillips Travel J & K Travel Professionals Travel Agent Next Door

Best Towing Service Able Towing Exceptional Towing Hillbilly Towing

Best Vet Clinic

South Peace Animal Hospital Dawson Creek Vet Clinic Saddle HIlls Vet Clinic

Best Work/Western Wear Mark’s Peavey Mart Keddie’s

Best Women’s Wear Warehouse One Jenny’s & Suzanne’s Northern Reflections

Thank you Dawson Creek for choosing our team at IG Wealth Management for the Best Financial Planner award! We appreciate the trust you have in us in helping you grow and protect your wealth! Jeff Shea, RRC

Senior Consultant Investors Group Financial Services Inc. Cell: 250-785-4312 jeff.shea@investorsgroup.com https://advisor.investorsgroup.com/en/jeff_shea

Nicole Eherer

PFP • Consultant Investors Group Financial Services Inc. Cell: 250-719-1331 nicole.eherer@investorsgroup.com https://advisor.investorsgroup.com/en/nicole_eherer

250-782-4312 • 709 A, 103 Ave • Dawson Creek

Thank you Dawson Creek for your outstanding support and for choosing us Readers Choice Winner: • Best Seafood • Best Dinner • Best Chicken Wings We look forward to serving you again!

250-782-8890

1440 Alaska Ave, 15th St & Alaska Ave

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Readerschoice

Best Barber/Where

Best Accountant Dale Rose George Slowinski John Kurjata

Best Auctioneer Mack Leask Jr. Evan Weaver Gary Bratt

Best Bank Manager/Where Alexandra Russell/RBC Ms L Seymour/ CIBC Marlana Blouin Lakeview Credit Union

Best Bank Teller/Where

Stache Barber Shop: Merina Shearing Rene’s Barber Shop: Mandy_____ Rene’s Barber Shop: Rene Roy

Best Bartender/Where

Brown’s Social House: Jesse Benn Old Rockwell’s Pub Club: Vicky Whyte Brown’s Sociahouse: Brandi _____

Best Bookkeeper Lissa Dikka Lynn Gundlach Lynn Broberg

Best Bus Driver

Geri Demyen Mona McNalley: Step Up and Ride Brian Landry

Lexine Wilson: CIBC TD - Navreet TD - All of them

DAWSON CREEK

Best All-Round Auto Body Shop Thank you for your support and making us your number one choice Dawson Creek Collision is your expert for body and collision repair for all types of vehicles - you will receive the quality service you deserve. Our technicians will quickly return your vehicle to its pre-accident condition with the highest regard to safety and a quality. We pride ourselves in using the best equipment and materials available for your vehicle repair. We respect your need for a speedy repair and we dedicate ourselves to this end.

250-782-8823

1440-101 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC

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Readerschoice Best Carpenter

Best Best Dental Hygienist

Best Car Salesmen/Where

Best DJ/Event Music

Sean Henschel Jamie Schneider Darrin Thompson

Paige Chabot Katelyn Wiebe Lisa Meeres

Browns’ Chev Buick GMC: Jack McPherson Peace Country Toyota: Allen Benn Inland Auto Centre: Dion Girard

DJ Night Moves Greg Wandling Timber LeClerc

Best Civic Leader Dale Bumstead Cheryl Shuman Paul Gevatkoff

BEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

Best City Employee LLoyd Garvin Sabrina Walter Richard Mathiesen

Best Club President

Garth Makepeace: South Peace Crime Prevention Randy Carlstad: Sons of Norway Michelle Rolls: Rotary Club of Dawson Creek Sunrise

Best Coach

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Ms Shirley Larson: Ron Pettigrew Lions Gene Cooper: DC Jr Canucks Mike Reid: DC Canucks Midget House team

Best Customer Service Clerk Allan Rice: NAPA: McLevin’s Bros Matt Gunlach NAPA: McLevin’s Bros Logan Persion NAPA: McLevin’s Bros Dr. Cung Nguyen Dr. Mark Sevier Dr. Mark Sptiz

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BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT Pictured le� to right: Riley Brown, Horst Mindermann and Blaine Nicholson

Dawson Creek Realty 10224 10th Street, Dawson Creek • Phone: 782.8181 • Fax: 782.8180

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Readerschoice Best Doctor

Best Best Firefighter

Best Electrician

Best Gardener/Landscaper

Best Equipment Operator

Best Hairdresser

Best Event Planner/Coordinator

Best Home Caregiver

Best Financial Planner

Best Interior Decorator

Dr. Louw Burger Dr. Jim Hargreaves Dr. David Human

Mark Sutton Ken Reitsma Wes Pearson

Cliff Erickson Loiel Squires: Squires Wires Hugh Erickson

Reed Lepine Rike Sickmann Albert Snow

Brian Hay: Big Fish Ventures Dave Weipert: DT Skidsteer Tyler Jones Judy Kucharuk Jeremy Linklater Janine Cumberland Jeff Shea Tim Schilds Terry Coe

Sue Boe: Sue’s Do’s Betty Lou Jaksitz: Three Angels Hair Design Alyssa Linsley: Teased TIE: Margaret Soderquist & Brenda Cryne Connie Harper Laura Peterson Judy Loiselle Allison Morgan Asiah Mah

The Stonebridge Dawson Creek team would like to extend a big thank you to all who took the time to nominate our hotel for the Best in Dawson awards. It is an honor to receive such a compliment from the community we work and live in. Thank you again, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you, from near or far, to our hotel in the future.

500 Highway# 2 • Dawson Creek

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Thank You for your support the last 4+ years... and for choosing me:

Best Preschool Teacher Miss Patti’s Preschool Where your learning journey begins Dawson Creek | 250-219-1078

250-782-6226

THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING THE DAWSON CREEK MALL AS YOUR BEST PLACE TO SHOP WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE YOUR VOTES!!!

CHECK US OUT!

11000-8th Street, Dawson Creek • www.facebook.com/dawsoncreekmall • www.dawsoncreekmall.com

11000-8th Street, Dawson Creek

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Readerschoice Best Land Surveyor

Best Best Massage Therapist

Best Letter Carrier

Best Mechanic

Best Local Band

Best Mortgage Broker

Best Local Newspaper Columnist

Best Nurse

Best Local TV/Radio Personality

Best Paper Carrier

David Gao: Tryon Professional Group Brian Elliott: Tryon Professional Group Rachelle Tink: Aspen Grove Property Services Cathy Garnett Devon Cline Duncan Donovan

Train Wreck D-Cline and the Slopes Scarlet Sway Judy Kucharuk Hannah O’Brien Don Pettit

Rubina Dhaliwal Hugh Smith Stephen Boyles

for once again naming me the "Best Politician" in the BC Peace for 2018 I am truly honoured to be your voice in Ottawa and I, along with my staff, will continue to work hard to ensure that you are heard.

BOB.ZIMMER@PARL.GC.CA BOBZIMMER.CA • 1-855-767-4567

Nathania Berg Greg Wandling Chistina Wegren

Ross Harcourt Ward McPherson: James Cox Terri Paulovich Krystal Smith Brenda Suchy Erna Marchuk Patsy Keen Shalyn Koscis

TIE: Austin Dalsin & Michael Ryder Ralph Woidack Makalia Love


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Best Paramedic

Best Photographer

Best Personal Trainer

Best Plumber

Best Physiotherapist

Best Politician

Best Pet Groomer

Best Principal

Best Pharmacist

Best RCMP Officer

Dawn Reierson Wes Pearson Ken Reitsma

Denise Urness: AppleSeed Photography Lissaloo Photography Danika Rita Photography

Joanne Hommy Chelsea Mottishaw Sheena Heaton David Lowe Scott Sevier Jordanna Moxan

Dorothy Schreiber Heather Four Paws Shelby - Pawsitively Divine

250-782-3610

1014 102 Ave Dawson Creek

Dave Lagasse Andreas Rempel Dave Shoemaker Bob Zimmer Dale Bumstead Mike Bernier

Leanie Jacobs: Ron Pettigrew Christian School Josh Kurjata: DCSS SouthPeace Campus Jennifer Sutherland: Pouce Coupe Elementary

Gwen Anderson: Shopper’s Drug Mart Kale Christensen Nordlys Tenneille Metz, Clinic Pharmacy

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Raylene Jones Jamie Ekkel Mike Richard

Thank you Dawson Creek for choosing us as the:

2018 Best All-Round Appliance Service & Repair 2018 Best All-Round Locksmith Service

Florist

Reader’s Choice

We offer Locksmith Services robelix@pris.ca

Our Management and Staff would like to thank Dawson Creek for voting us the Best All-Round ATV, Motorcycle, Snowmobile, etc. Dealer

We appreciate your continued support!

250-782-6685

47 Vic Turner Rd • Dawson Creek

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Readerschoice Best Real Estate Agent Horst Mindermann: ReMax Arlene Delawsky: ReMax Lisa Gardiner: Remax

Best Wait Staff

Stephanie Lucas: Boston Pizza Alexis Legault: Browns Socialhouse Browns Socialhouse: All of them

Best Receptionist

Debbie Vyse: Elgin Clinc Sasha Howell: Louis Dreyfus Company Melanie Englot: Peace Country Dental

Best Religious Leader

Terry Hagan: St. James Presbyterian Pastor Terry Coe: First Baptist Rev. Gordon Warriner: Bethel Pentecostal Church

Best Salesperson, Retail Wendy Mayer: Bing’s Furniture & Appliances Matt: NAPA McLevin’s Bros Allan Rice: NAPA McLevin’s Bros

Thank you Dawson Creek for voting us your BEST place for your Oil Change/Lube

Best Teacher: Preschool Patti McDougall Lacey Dewetter Betty Ryz

Best Teacher: Elementary Ms Shirley Larson Joanne Malkinson Dave McKeen

Best Teacher: High School Josh Kurjata Robert Eichelberger Neil McDonald

Best Teacher: Post Secondary James McKechnie Mark Heartt Rudy Van Spronsen

Best Travel Agent

TIE: Laurel Dahlen & Trish Petersen Leanne Esau Jackie Veiner

Best Truck Driver Kelly Hauber, DCL Joe Price Tim Mamm

Best Volunteer Gail Ireland Christina Wards Alex Reschny

10420 8th Street, Dawson Creek, BC • 250-782-1015


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01 1 8 2 Winners Best Foods

Readerschoice

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Best Ice Cream/Yogurt

Best Asian Food Meng Fan Edo Japan New Tokyo Sushi

Best Bread/Biscuits or Rolls Safeway Extra Bakery Dawson Co-Op Bakery Hug-A-Mug Cafe

Best Breakfast

Le’s Family Restaurant & The Roadhouse White Spot The Lodge Cafe

Best Lunch

Mr Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Sola’s Bar & Grill Stuie’s Diner

Best Chicken Wings Sola’s Bar & Grill Boston Pizza KFC: Kentucky Fried Chicken

Best Coffee Tim Hortons McDonalds Hug-A-Mug Cafe

Best Dessert/Pastry Eats, Treats & Java Caf√© Dairy Queen Hug-A-Mug Cafe

Best Doughnuts

Dairy Queen Legacy Village Market The Roadhouse

Best International Food Spicy Village Meng Fan Brown’s Socialhouse

Best Kid’s Meal McDonalds Wendy’s Boston Pizza

Best Pizza Boston Pizza Panago Pizza The Roadhouse

Best Pasta

Boston Pizza Sola’s Bar & Grill Brown’s Socialhouse

Best Ribs

Boston Pizza Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Sola’s Bar & Grill

Best Sandwiches Safeway Extra Deli Dawson Co-Op Deli Subway

Best Seafood/Fish Sola’s Bar & Grill Spicy Village Brown’s Socialhouse

Tim Hortons Safeway Extra Dawson Co-Op Bakery

Best Dinner

Sola’s Bar & Grill Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Brown’s Socialhouse

Best French Fries McDonalds Wendy’s Stuie’s Diner

Best Hamburger Stuie’s Diner Sola’s Bar & Grill Wendy’s

Thank you for your support and for choosing us as your Favourite Place for Breakfast

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Best of the Best Awards

22 The Mirror’s Peoples Choice Awards 2018

18 Winners201

Readerschoice Best Soup

Best Place for Biking

Best Steak

The Cleanest Store

Best Take Out

Best Place for Customer Service

Best Places:

Best Place for Cosmetics

Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Hug-A-Mug Caf√© Sam’s Friends Restaurant

Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Sola’s Bar & Grill Fixx Urban Grill Sun Palace The Roadhouse Noodle Hut

Best Place for Bargains

Dawson Creek Walking Trails Bear Mountain Wind Park Kin Park

Dawson Creek Health Food Store Dawson Co-Op Grocery Simple Pleasures NAPA: McLevin’s Bros Peace Appliance J&K Travel Professionals

Shopoer’s Drug Store Skin Ovations Day Spa & Salon Safeway Extra

The Dollar Tree Dave’s No Frills Canadian Tiire

It’s the people’s champ! Dawson Creek resident and Mirror columnist Judy Kucharuk won the 2018 award for Best Columnist with the Mirror, leading the community-wide voting tally! Let’s face it, the readers know!

Congrats and kudos!


Best of the Best Awards

18 Winners201

Readerschoice

Best Athletes:

Best Place for Golf/Sports Hillside Gardens & Golf Course Farmington Fairways Canadian Tire

Best Athlete: Male

Best Place for Karaoke/Live Music Old Rockwell’s Pub Corner Pin Lounge DJ night moves

Roxy Honing Kayla Honing Mykayla Capelle

Great Canadian Oil Change Jiffy Lube Action Automotive

Best Arts:

Best Place for Picnic Kin Park Pouce Park Bear Mountain Wind Park

Best Local Live Theatre

DCSS Musical Theatre Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts South Peace United Church Players

Best Place for Shopping TIE: Northern Metalic Group & The Dawson Creek Mall Northern Toybox Simple Pleasures

Best Concert Venue:

Best Place for Store Window Displays Olde Creek Store Simple Pleasures Warehouse One

Julie Ortinsky Jordana Cryne Bree Torgrimson

Dawson Creek Walking Trail Wayne & Bev Dahlen Walking Track Kin Park

Best Dancer

Best Place for Wheelchair Accessibility

Peace Renovation NAPA: McLevin’s Bros Shopper’s Drug Mart

Encana Events Centre Dawson Creek Art Gallery Demmitt Community Hall

Best Actor/Actress

Best Place for Walking

Best Place for Working

Dave Meise Patrick Howell Wes Shipton

Best Athlete: Female

Best Place for Oil Change/Lube

Northern Toy Box Lakeview Credit Union WalMart

The Mirror’s Peoples Choice Awards 2018

TIE: Jordana Cryne & Mandy Steward Ellen Dobrowolski Lindsay Dufresne

Best Artist

Linda Schallock Nadia Munarolo-Kurjata Ruth Veiner

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!

If you have not received your certificate, drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror News office and pick it up. 901 100th Avenue.

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24 The Mirror’s Peoples Choice Awards 2018

Thank You Dawson Creek! The employees and management of your Dawson Creek Safeway were delighted to learn they had been chosen for the People’s Choice Awards in five categories. Best Produce, Best Super Market Deli, Best Bread, Biscuits/Rolls Best Sandwiches & Best Gas Station We really could not provide the exceptional service and world class products in all our departments without everyone’s contribution. The Peoples Choice Awards is really a chance to highlight some of the very special departments and employees we have at Safeway. We are very proud of all our departments at your Dawson Creek Safeway.

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