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Prince George News

More down time for mills

Apr 3, 2020 / 3:23 pm

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it is further cutting production amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Vancouver-based company says it will further reduce its SPF...

LNG worker tests positive

Apr 3, 2020 / 9:53 am

A worker at the LNG Canada site in Kitimat has tested positive for COVID-19, the company has confirmed. The company notified workers in a letter this past...

Irate man licks bank door

Apr 1, 2020 / 4:59 pm

Prince George RCMP has identified a man who's the subject of a video that shows him licking door handles and swearing at others in line at a local bank. ...

Slide wipes out road

Mar 30, 2020 / 2:14 pm

A mudslide has closed Soda Creek-Macalister Road near Williams Lake. The slide and embankment failure has taken out a large section of the road, 10 kilometres...

First Nation on lockdown

Mar 27, 2020 / 10:53 am

A Northern B.C. First Nation has entered a full lock down. The announcement by the Halfway River First Nation, north of Fort St. John, says residents will only...

Fears he spread virus

Mar 24, 2020 / 6:56 am

A Lower Mainland man who travelled through the Vancouver and Prince George airports multiple times believes he may have exposed area residents to COVID-19....

Morris moose on the loose

Mar 23, 2020 / 10:44 am

Morris the moose is about to vamoose. The young ungulate, found orphaned last summer north of Burns Lake, has been nursed and cared for, and now wanders around...

Mayor into isolation

Mar 19, 2020 / 6:17 am

Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman is expected to return home Thursday from a vacation to Mexico, upon which she will spend the next two weeks in isolation....

Who robs a cemetery?

Mar 13, 2020 / 9:52 am

RCMP are seeking the public's help after a recent break-in at the Prince George Cemetery. Cpl. Craig Douglass says police received a report on Monday that...

Curling champs cancelled

Mar 12, 2020 / 1:19 pm

The World Women's Curling Championship 2020 that was scheduled for March 14 to 22 at the CN Centre has officially been cancelled. In the release, The World...

Death deemed suspicious

Mar 11, 2020 / 2:11 pm

An investigation has begun into a suspicious death in Vanderhoof. RCMP responded to a ‘check well-being call’ and found a woman deceased at a...

Garbage bin lid traps doe

Mar 10, 2020 / 4:36 pm

The BC Conservation Officer Service in Fort St. John has given a mule deer doe a chance to roam free after getting a garbage bin lid trapped around her neck....

Pipeline supporters shut out

Mar 10, 2020 / 2:35 pm

Federal cabinet ministers are facing pointed questions about why elected band chiefs and women of the Wet'suwet'en Nation who support a disputed natural...

Still closed after derailment

Mar 9, 2020 / 9:24 am

A Prince George elementary school will remain closed this week as the cleanup of a CN Rail derailment continues. Upper Fraser Road was reopened Saturday, but...

Gov't ordered police presence

Mar 6, 2020 / 2:36 pm

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs say Premier John Horgan wasn't truthful when he said the province had no control over the RCMP before Mounties...

Derailment spilled into creek

Mar 6, 2020 / 12:28 pm

A CN Rail train which derailed near Giscome on Thursday spilled "a small amount of petroleum coke" into a creek near the tracks, according to the rail...

Evacuation after derailment

Mar 5, 2020 / 1:11 pm

UPDATE 1:10 p.m. The Transportation Safety Board says it is dispatching a team of investigators to the incident. There remains no risk to public safety,...

Cracks blamed for fireball

Mar 4, 2020 / 8:56 am

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says cracks that went undetected by the operator led to an Enbridge Inc. natural gas pipeline rupture that resulted in...

Pot prize pack won by child

Mar 3, 2020 / 1:20 pm

An eight year old boy was disappointed to learn that the $200 prize pack he won at a Dawson Creek hockey tournament contained cannabis, and he wouldn't be...

Missing man found dead

Mar 3, 2020 / 12:34 pm

A man who was last seen on Dec. 30, 2019 has been found dead, Quesnel RCMP say they received a report on Feb. 25, 2020, from a man hiking on the shore of the...

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