A former long time resident of Fort St. John has died in a motorcycle accident near Bear Lake.The Prince George RCMP received a call Thursday morning at approximately 7:40 from a motorist who had found a motorcycle 25km north of Bear Lake on Highway 97. Once the RCMP arrived they were able to locate the driver of the motorcycle a short distance away from the motorcycle.At this time the RCMP believes the driver failed to negotiate a corner but are still investigating the cause of the accident. The RCMP need the publicâ€™s help to determine just what happened as they believe the accident occured well before the RCMP was called. There is no indication that road conditions were a factor in the accident.- Advertisement -The RCMP is looking for witnesses to help establish the time of the crash. If you saw a motorcycle Wednesday night or Thursday morning in the Pine Pass or the near Bear Lake, contact the Prince George RCMP at (250) 561-3300.At this time, the family has asked that the name of the 50 year-old male not be released.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Get ready for some fun sliding this summer! Tickets are officially on sale for July 9th 2016 when the Fun City Sliders come to town to set up a slide down 96th street.Money from the tickets goes to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Fort St. John. A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated.A single ride down the slide will cost you $12 until June 3rd. The price then goes to $15 until 7 days before the event.- Advertisement -There are also options for a triple slide which gets you 3 trips down the slide, or you can slide as much as you want for $40.To buy tickets, visit: https://events.com/r/en_US/tickets/fun-city-sliders-fort-st-john-fort-st-john-july-15484