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Cariboo First Nation works with mining company to pursue expansion of mine

Oct 27, 2021 / 10:50 am

The British Columbia government says it has implemented mining permit changes requested jointly by a Cariboo-region First Nation and a mining firm, clearing the...

Northern BC First Nations call state of emergency over opioid crisis, COVID pandemic

Oct 26, 2021 / 10:35 am

Chiefs of the Carrier and Sekani First Nations are declaring a state of emergency with respect to the ongoing opioid crisis and coronavirus pandemic. Along with...

Prince George RCMP seek vehicle caught on video at scene of gunfire

Oct 19, 2021 / 10:48 am

Police in Prince George are looking for more information on a shooting that occurred on Sunday. Just after 7 a.m., Prince George RCMP received a call to a...

Churches in Northern BC go back to virtual services during COVID circuit-breaker

Oct 18, 2021 / 9:53 am

New circuit-breaker measures put in place by the provincial health office Friday to curb the spread of COVID-19 kept churches empty Sunday with live attendance...

Man captures trail camera video of bear dancing in the woods

Oct 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

More video evidence of bears being bears. This latest one is a little unusual, as it shows a bear wandering through the woods and then stopping at a small tree....

Crown stays case against RCMP member following testimony from alleged victim

Oct 16, 2021 / 2:30 pm

Two Prince George RCMP officers no longer stand accused of criminal charges from an arrest caught on a security camera from a nearby home that suggested...

COVID outbreak declared at Quesnel hospital

Oct 15, 2021 / 10:17 am

Northern Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak on the Inpatient Unit at GR Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, following lab-confirmed case among patients on...

Trial begins for two RCMP members charged from Prince George arrest caught on video

Oct 14, 2021 / 6:25 pm

A trial began Thursday for two Prince George RCMP members facing criminal charges from an arrest caught on a security camera that suggested excessive force was...

RCMP officer may be charged for rough arrest in Williams Lake

Oct 14, 2021 / 2:47 pm

B.C.’s police watchdog has recommended prosecutors charge a Mountie involved in a violent arrest in Williams Lake last year. The arrest sparked outcry...

Prince George couple loses fight to prove 'bat colony' lived in house

Oct 12, 2021 / 5:04 pm

A Prince George couple has lost its fight to prove they were sold a house in May 2019 that contained a bat colony in its ceiling after a provincial court judge...

37-year-old dead after highway crash near Vanderhoof

Oct 11, 2021 / 8:00 am

A single-vehicle crash on Highway 27 Sunday tragically was fatal. On Oct. 10, Vanderhoof RCMP responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 27, near...

Destroyed building most recently home of RE/MAX Centre City Realty

Oct 10, 2021 / 3:30 pm

Fire ripped through a downtown building early Sunday morning, destroying a historic Brunswick Street structure that formerly housed RE/MAX Centre City Realty....

Prince George RCMP find kilogram of drugs, thousands in cash

Oct 9, 2021 / 1:59 pm

The Prince George RCMP Downtown Safety Unit noticed some suspicious activity that resulted in the seizure of more than $30,000 in illicit drugs and cash. On...

Lockdown comes as First Nation in central B.C. declares COVID-19 emergency

Oct 8, 2021 / 5:26 pm

The Lake Babine Nation has declared a COVID-19 state of emergency, banning all non-essential travel and gatherings in its five communities in central B.C. The...

BCLC says someone in BC is $5.8 million dollars richer thanks to Lotto 6/49

Oct 7, 2021 / 4:29 pm

Someone in British Columbia is a millionaire today and may not even know it. BC Lottery Corporation says someone in Northern B.C. is $5.8 million dollars...

$65 million announced for Blueberry River land restoration, cultural projects

Oct 7, 2021 / 4:22 pm

The provincial government announced $65 million in funding Thursday to support land and cultural restoration in northeast B.C., following the B.C. Supreme Court...

Provincial health officer wants Site C workers fully vaccinated

Oct 5, 2021 / 3:20 pm

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says BC Hydro should make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory to work at Site C. There have been two outbreaks at the...

Vanderhoof man found not criminally responsible for mother's death

Oct 5, 2021 / 3:06 pm

A Vanderhoof man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his mother has been found not guilty due to mental disorder. In a decision issued Sept. 21,...

Violent attack on woman in wheelchair in Prince George

Oct 5, 2021 / 10:33 am

A woman who was violently attacked by an assailant as she sat in her wheelchair on a Prince George sidewalk is recovering in University Hospital of Northern...

Civil Forfeiture Office seeking $16,290 from Kelowna man after pullover near Prince George

Oct 4, 2021 / 5:01 pm

A Kelowna-area man could be out $16,290 in allegedly suspicious cash found when RCMP pulled over a car for speeding near Prince George. Kelly Ross Black is the...