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Prince George News

First Nation signs deal

Sep 18, 2020 / 2:30 pm

The British Columbia and federal governments have signed an agreement with the Lake Babine Nation that Chief Gordon Alec says will help lead to its prosperity....

Nathan Cullen seeks to run

Sep 17, 2020 / 4:16 pm

A former high-profile federal British Columbia politician is the latest in a growing number of New Democrats looking to make the switch to provincial politics...

Second virus case at Site C

Sep 17, 2020 / 9:27 am

A Site C employee is self-isolating and recovering at home after becoming the second person to test positive for COVID-19 at the northern B.C. work camp since...

Car vs. train, one dead

Sep 16, 2020 / 9:32 am

One person is dead after a car collided with a train yesterday evening outside of Williams Lake. Just before 6 p.m., reports came into emergency services after...

Drive-by shooting hits home

Sep 15, 2020 / 2:55 pm

Mounties in Prince George are investigating after an early morning drive-by shooting in the Spruceland area believed to be targeted. Cpl. Craig Douglass says...

Stranded for 2 days in crash

Sep 15, 2020 / 9:47 am

A Prince George man is being treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries after he was found crawling out of a ditch north of the city. RCMP...

The bear came back - again

Sep 11, 2020 / 9:17 am

A Prince George resident says she's had a bear show up at her home four nights in a row, perhaps wanting to say 'hello.' Lacey Bourgeois says her...

Ran over child, fought ban

Sep 11, 2020 / 9:10 am

A B.C. Supreme Court Justice has dismissed an appeal of a five-year driving prohibition issued to a woman who drove over a toddler in a Prince George parking...

Praying for salmon's return

Sep 10, 2020 / 9:44 am

Esdilagh First Nation Chief Roy Stump remembers the last time he caught and harvested a salmon. It was before the wildfires that devastated the...

Plea entered in grisly murder

Sep 9, 2020 / 5:43 pm

A Nakazdli man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in a grisly, drug-related murder of a Vanderhoof man on the reserve outside Fort St. James more...

Don't shoot cow moose

Sep 8, 2020 / 11:51 am

A First Nation community north of Williams Lake is the latest to give its support to the Cow Moose Sign Project. Visible to motorists on Highway 97, the sign...

New hospital announced

Sep 4, 2020 / 12:45 pm

Residents of Dawson Creek in B.C.'s Peace Region will be getting a new 70-bed hospital to replace their decades-old facility. Health Minister Adrian Dix...

Senior appeals driving ban

Sep 3, 2020 / 4:38 pm

A woman who drove over a toddler in a Prince George parking lot is asking a judge to reduce her five-year driving prohibition. On behalf of Barbara Joan...

Phony cop alert

Aug 27, 2020 / 9:40 am

RCMP are warning of someone impersonating a police officer in the Dawson Creek area. On Aug. 24, police were notified of an incident in which an unknown male...

Kayaker's body found

Aug 25, 2020 / 10:16 am

The body of the missing kayaker north of Prince George has been found. At about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, RCMP received a report of a missing kayaker on Davie...

Crash on Hwy 97 kills one

Aug 23, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Police are looking for information about a collision last week that left an 84-year-old man dead. Williams Lake RCMP were called to the site of a crash between...

Weak tornado investigated

Aug 22, 2020 / 11:53 am

UDPATE 11:55 a.m. Environment Canada says it continues to investigate and believes a weak tornado touched down in Fort St. John on Friday night. A severe...

Arrest following stolen guns

Aug 20, 2020 / 4:45 pm

Police will be recommending multiple charges after a man was arrested and multiple firearms were seized earlier this week in Williams Lake. Mounties were called...

Salmon returns catastrophic

Aug 20, 2020 / 9:56 am

Tsilhqot’in leaders say they had no choice but to close all salmon fishing within their territory west of Williams Lake due to “extreme conservation...

'Monster' gets less than year

Aug 20, 2020 / 9:42 am

Candice Dawn Shearer was called a monster by victim Anna Sheppard's family members Wednesday in Dawson Creek court. Shearer will now serve less than a year...

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