Tom’s Construction wins 14th Annual Oilmen’s Hockey Tournament

first_imgThe Petroleum Club Game didn’t see quite as close a final score. Tom’s Construction won their first-ever Petroleum Club game against Northern Vac 8-3. Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography Photo by Heather Theede Photography FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — It was an exciting three days of hockey action at the North Peace Arena for the 14th Annual Fort St. John Petroleum Association 4-on-4 hockey tournament.Five finals were played on Saturday, the lineups were determined based on the standings of the round robin.In the D&T Disposal Game between the two 5th place finishers of both the Black Ace and V.E Brandl Divisions, TCL () defeated D&D Insulators 9-5.- Advertisement -Complete Pumpjack Services doubled up  Magnum Oilfield 6-3 in the Sexsmith Financial Game between 4th place finishers.The Baker Hughes Game was won by Fort Motors from the Black Ace Division, defeating the V.E Brandl Division’s Distribution Now 8-6.The Jiffy Lube Game between last year’s top winners Cabre Oilfield and the 2015 winning team Ditmarsia was a nail-biter of a game. Cabre ended up victorious after getting the victory 3-2 in a shootout.Advertisementlast_img read more

Man arrested in connection to bank robbery

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The RCMP has confirmed that a 69-year-old suspect, well known to authorities, was taken into custody following a robbery at the Bank of Montreal on Friday afternoon.At 12:21 p.m. that day, the Fort St. John RCMP was notified of a hold up alarm at the bank. Officers attended the scene and learned from witness accounts that a man, all alone, had entered the building and demanded money.The suspect then departed with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon seemed to be produced, but the suspect did indicate to the bank employee that he did have a weapon with him.- Advertisement -After reviewing surveillance footage, the suspect was identified and officers attended the last known residence of the man. He was then taken in to custody without incident or causing injury to anyone.The suspect was taken before a Justice of the Peace on Saturday, and Cpl. Dave Tyreman says he is to appear in Provincial Court sometime today.last_img read more