However, the RCMP did release an overnight travel advisory for the region and, motorists should anticipate city streets, and particularly rural roads, to be in poor travel condition this morning.We are expecting skies to clear this afternoon but, not before we receive another 2 to 4 centimeters.So motorists are also advised, the longer they can wait for plowing and sanding crews to address the situation, the better the chances of uninterrupted travel. Photo: Just one of the many snow drifts around Fort St. John – Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.caThis could be another very difficult travel morning in the Fort St. John area.- Advertisement -According to Environment Canada, airport readings show, in the twelve hour period beginning at five o’clock yesterday afternoon, we received 8 centimeters of snow.In addition, Northwest wind gusts early this morning, have been clocked as high, as 60 kilometers per hour, resulting in blowing and drifting snow and, poor visibility.The overnight snowfall has pushed the monthly total past 40 centimeters and, it is now more than 15 centimeters higher, than the local area monthly norm, for March.We know of no road closures and, to date there have been no reports of any serious traffic accidents. The only incident we have heard about is on the Cecil Lake road and the Bridge in that area. A Chip truck broke down sometime over night and is blocking larger traffic. Smaller vehicles can pass this broken down truck, but larger vehicles like transport trucks can not cross the bridge because of the vehicle.Advertisement
The Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL) Inc has gained the backing of Chung’s Global Enterprise for the hosting of the Prime Minister’s Cup 2, which is set to commence on October 19.GSCL Inc Secretary Telesha Ousman (left) accepts the cheque from Chung’s Global Enterprise Sales and Marketing Representative Naresa NabbyNaresa Nabby of Chung’s Global Enterprise, which is located at 622 A Industrial Reserve, Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, recently presented the sponsorship cheque to GSCL Inc Secretary Telesha Ousman.Nabby said the company was happy to be given the opportunity to join with the GSCL Inc for this event and wished the teams well, adding that they were looking forward to an exciting and successful tournament. Ousman stated that the fans could expect some exciting action during the tournament, since there would also be off-field entertainment and giveaways. She thanked the entity for its support.Among the venues identified for preliminary matches are GNIC SC, Muslim Youth Organisation, Gandhi Youth Organisation, Demerara Cricket Club, Malteenoes Sports Club, Eve Leary, and Everest.In the open segment, the winning team will take home $700,000 and the runners-up $100,000 while in the masters’ category, the champion team will be given $600,000 and the runners-up $100,000.Regal Masters and Speedboat (open) are the defending champions. The teams that will battle for supremacy in the All-stars (open) segment are Wales Challengers, Enterprise Rebel, Hill Foot Vipers, Farm All-Stars, Speedboat, Success, Regal All-Stars, Corriverton, Bartica All-Stars, SVC, and Booths XI.The masters’ category includes Albion Masters, Regal Masters, Mike’s Wellman, Enterprise Masters, Ontario Masters, Narine Masters, Florida Guyana, Tropical Spring Masters, Parika Defenders and Fishermen Masters.The tournament will culminate on October 21, 2018 at the Everest Cricket Club.