Recent History – 1998
- Business, less than three employees: Picture It!; other nominees: Walter Hees Construction
- Business, 4 to 10 employees: Hug-A-Mug; other nominees: Heaton Husky and Three Monkey Intelligent Systems.
- Business, more than 10 employees: Lake View Credit Union; other nominees: Borek Transportation and Browns’ Chev Olds.
- Young Entrepreneur: Mark Sutton of Hypertoys; other nominees: Wade Kassen, Fatima Mangalji and Gus McLeod.
- Male Citizen: Giles Dudley; other nominees: Leroy Erickson, Merrill Flewelling, Paul Gevatkoff, Ken Haverland, Jim Inkster, Don Kirschman, Blair Lekstrom, Ed Rosales and Mac Taylor.
- Female Citizen: Judi McGowan; other nominee: Sheila Barnes.
- Non Profit Organization: Dawson Creek Hospital Foundation; other nominees: Dawson Creek Rotary Club, Disabled Persons Society, Independent Order of Foresters, Northern B.C. Winter Games Committee, South Peace Oilmen’s Association, and South Peace Community Resources Society.
- Agricultural Business: Jerry Rude Agri-Service; other nominee: South Peace Grain Cleaning Co-op.
- Supporter of the Arts: Shaw Cable/ Ed Rosales; other nominees: The Alaska Cafe, The Gallery and Picture It!.