February 4, 2019 | by: Dave Montgomery

CKNB News February 4, 2109



Local politicos are upset over the icy road conditions in the Campbellton area, according to the Tribune.


There have been plenty of comments on social media, and now, both the Restigouche Regional Service Commission and local MLA Guy Arseneault, want something done.


Mayor Charles Bernard of Balmoral, also chimed in by saying:  “The highways are dangerous like hell. Something has to be done.”





A blaze destroyed the Purolator distribution centre in Bathurst late Saturday night.


No one was inside the building and no one was hurt.


Fire crews had to haul about 10 vans away from the burning building and were able to save the vehicles with minimal damage.


The fire marshal will be checking out the scene.





The Charlo Regional Airport Authority is getting more than 94-thousand-dollars from ACOA  for high speed internet and to develop a strategic plan.


That cash will help find ways to grow business at the airport.





Applications for angling will open in New Brunswick today.  (Monday).


Anglers can apply up until March 1st to fish regular Crown reserve waters.


The results will be announced online March 25th.


The Crown areas include 20 salmon stretches on the Restigouche and Miramichi river systems.





A 28-year-old man from Grand Anse has been sentenced to 30 months in jail on child pornography charges.


Richard Dorion was sentenced in Caraquet this week after pleading guilty to charges of producing, possessing and distributing child pornography.


Dorion was charged after an investigation led to his home being searched in September of 2017.


In addition to the 30-month jail term, Dorion will be added to the National Sex Offender Registry, was ordered to provide a DNA sample, and will be on strict conditions to stay away from children for no less than 14 years following his release.