229486
234595

Prince George News

Overdoses prompts B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

Overdoses prompts B.C. First Nation to declare state of emergency

Williams Lake Apr 12, 2024 / 6:02 pm

A spike in overdose deaths in the six British Columbia nations that make up the Tsilhqot'in National Government has prompted the chiefs to declare a local...

Summit Lake PG LNG Project enters public comment period

Summit Lake PG LNG Project enters public comment period

Prince George Apr 10, 2024 / 11:02 am

A public comment period has opened for a liquefied natural gas plant proposed for a site about 30 kilometres north of Prince George. Known as the Summit Lake PG...

Former PG and District Elizabeth Fry Society manager pleads guilty to $240,000 fraud

Former PG and District Elizabeth Fry Society manager pleads guilty to $240,000 fraud

Prince George Apr 9, 2024 / 1:14 pm

A former Prince George and District Elizabeth Fry Society financial manager faces sentencing for using two credit cards issued by the non-profit organization to...

Arrests in northern B.C. over allegations of trafficking safe-supply drugs

Arrests in northern B.C. over allegations of trafficking safe-supply drugs

Prince George Apr 8, 2024 / 1:14 pm

Police in Prince George, B.C., say they have arrested two people over allegations they were trafficking safe-supply drugs that are prescribed as an alternative...

Two teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Chetwynd overnight

Two teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Chetwynd overnight

Chetwynd Apr 7, 2024 / 1:15 pm

Two teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Northern B.C. overnight. In a press release, Cpl. Marika Masters of the Chetwynd RCMP says the crash...

BC Prosecution Service drops manslaughter charges against two Prince George RCMP officers

BC Prosecution Service drops manslaughter charges against two Prince George RCMP officers

Prince George Apr 5, 2024 / 4:12 pm

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) has dropped charges against two Prince George RCMP officers accused of manslaughter in the July 18, 2017 death of Dale Culver...

Buried drugs and cash found by witness in Prince George

Buried drugs and cash found by witness in Prince George

Prince George Apr 3, 2024 / 3:14 pm

Prince George RCMP got a report on April 1 just before 1 p.m. from a witness who reported finding black cases buried along a trail near the 6800-block of...

Three youths arrested in stabbing death of teenager in Prince George

Three youths arrested in stabbing death of teenager in Prince George

Prince George Mar 29, 2024 / 1:35 pm

Mounties in Prince George say three youths were arrested after a 17-year-old was allegedly stabbed to death in the city. Prince George RCMP say officers were...

Child dies after falling through ice in B.C.'s Cariboo

Child dies after falling through ice in B.C.'s Cariboo

Williams Lake Mar 25, 2024 / 12:56 pm

A young child has died after crashing through thin ice over the weekend outside of Williams Lake. An RCMP news release says officers were called to Tyee Lake on...

BC Wildfire confirms fire burning near Williams Lake 4 hectares in size

BC Wildfire confirms fire burning near Williams Lake 4 hectares in size

Williams Lake Mar 24, 2024 / 6:40 pm

A fire discovered Sunday afternoon near Williams Lake is now burning at four hectares in size. The fire was first discovered around 4 p.m. BCWS updated their...

Handguns seized after high-speed chase in Prince George

Handguns seized after high-speed chase in Prince George

Prince George Mar 22, 2024 / 12:15 pm

After a high-speed police chase on Highway 16 near Cluculz Lake took place on March 18 at about 4:40 p.m. where a Ram pickup truck failed to stop for police,...

Quesnel looking to address harm caused by Mayor's wife denying Residential School history

Quesnel looking to address harm caused by Mayor's wife denying Residential School history

Quesnel Mar 21, 2024 / 2:18 pm

The City of Quesnel is seeking to set up a meeting with the Lhtako Dene Nation, following the discovery that the Mayor's wife, Pat Morton, had been...

Woman says husband’s head injury caused by crumbling healthcare system

Woman says husband’s head injury caused by crumbling healthcare system

Prince Rupert Mar 21, 2024 / 12:08 pm

The wife of a Prince Rupert man who suffered a six-inch laceration on his head and a concussion after being released from the hospital says he should not have...

Prince George couple win $200K in Lotto 6/49 draw

Prince George couple win $200K in Lotto 6/49 draw

Prince George Mar 19, 2024 / 11:26 am

Prince George residents, Annabelle and Arden Ross, are exactly $229,848.90 richer after matching 5/6+ numbers from the March 9 Lotto 6/49 draw. Arden chose the...

Dog owner risks own safety to save pet trapped in icy river

Dog owner risks own safety to save pet trapped in icy river

Prince George Mar 19, 2024 / 6:14 am

Brian Skakun’s morning walk Saturday along the Fraser River trails south of the city turned to near-disaster when his dog Kato walked out from the shore...

Former Prince Rupert pastor sentenced for possession of child pornography

Former Prince Rupert pastor sentenced for possession of child pornography

Prince Rupert Mar 18, 2024 / 12:59 pm

A Prince Rupert man who was a pastor has been given a conditional sentence of two years less a day followed by three years of probation for possessing child...

Bearmaggedon of 2023 brought unprecented numbers of hungry bruins to Prince George neighbourhoods

Bearmaggedon of 2023 brought unprecented numbers of hungry bruins to Prince George neighbourhoods

Prince George Mar 13, 2024 / 6:11 am

To say B.C. conservation officer Eamon McArthur and his co-workers were run off their feet last summer dealing with bears in the city would be a huge...

B.C. First Nation says racism, doctor shortage persists in regional health care

B.C. First Nation says racism, doctor shortage persists in regional health care

Williams Lake Mar 12, 2024 / 5:35 pm

A British Columbia First Nation says racism in the health-care system persists despite efforts by the government and industry to combat the problem. The...

Fort St. John RCMP investigating shots fired

Fort St. John RCMP investigating shots fired

Fort St. John Mar 12, 2024 / 10:20 am

The Fort St. John RCMP say they received a report of shots fired at a residence in the 9200 Block of 91st Street on March 9. Witnesses told police several loud...

Police investigate 'suspicious death' after body found near Prince George forestry road

Police investigate 'suspicious death' after body found near Prince George forestry road

Prince George Mar 10, 2024 / 12:50 pm

Police are investigating what they're calling a “suspicious death” near Prince George this weekend. In a press release, the BC RCMP says...