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Prince George News

Youth fleeing police struck by vehicle

Youth fleeing police struck by vehicle

May 15, 2022 / 3:15 pm

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia is looking into an incident on Saturday night in Prince George in which one youth was injured. On May...

Suspect rams police cruiser in high-speed chase in Prince George

Suspect rams police cruiser in high-speed chase in Prince George

May 11, 2022 / 10:48 am

A fugitive rammed a police cruiser in a high-speed chase on Highway 97 in Prince George Wednesday morning. "Last night, RCMP began an investigation into a...

RCMP are investigating after a man was stabbed to death Thursday in Williams Lake

RCMP are investigating after a man was stabbed to death Thursday in Williams Lake

May 7, 2022 / 12:22 pm

RCMP are investigating a homicide in Williams Lake. Sgt. Chris Manseau said on Thursday, just after 11 p.m., police received a report of a man suffering from...

Prince Rupert to welcome Ruby Princess, 45,000-plus additional tourists

Prince Rupert to welcome Ruby Princess, 45,000-plus additional tourists

May 6, 2022 / 9:30 pm

Every prince needs their princess, and for Prince Rupert’s tourism sector that princess is named Ruby. On Friday the Port of Prince Rupert announced that...

B.C. house fire victim gets $30,000 in damages for botched insurance claim

B.C. house fire victim gets $30,000 in damages for botched insurance claim

May 6, 2022 / 2:39 pm

A B.C. woman has won her lawsuit against Sonnet Insurance Company after experiencing unnecessary delays for compensation following a devastating house fire....

Guilty plea to second degree murder in death of Prince George woman

Guilty plea to second degree murder in death of Prince George woman

May 5, 2022 / 10:35 am

A man faces sentencing after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a Prince George woman. Dennis Daniel Gladue has entered the plea the death...

‘We’re under siege,’ says frustrated Prince George business owner

‘We’re under siege,’ says frustrated Prince George business owner

May 4, 2022 / 10:31 am

“What has happened to our downtown?” asks Larissa Lebel, co-owner of Prince George cannabis dispensary Epik Products? Lebel recently posted a video...

Prince George RCMP seize nearly $400,000 worth of suspected fentanyl

Prince George RCMP seize nearly $400,000 worth of suspected fentanyl

May 3, 2022 / 2:31 pm

Prince George RCMP's street crew unit appears to have put a major dent in the city's supply of illicit drugs. Two men "well known to police for...

Fort St. John man arrested on sexual assault, voyeurism charges

Fort St. John man arrested on sexual assault, voyeurism charges

Apr 27, 2022 / 5:27 pm

Fort St. John RCMP say a local man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and voyeurism stemming from an incident in Charlie Lake in 2007. In a...

Fraud risk management at B.C.'s $16-billion Site C dam project can be improved: auditor

Fraud risk management at B.C.'s $16-billion Site C dam project can be improved: auditor

Apr 26, 2022 / 1:58 pm

British Columbia's auditor general says Crown-owned BC Hydro can improve its management of potential fraud risks at the $16 billion Site C dam project....

Family of man who died in RCMP custody files lawsuit

Family of man who died in RCMP custody files lawsuit

Apr 25, 2022 / 6:00 pm

The family of a man who died while in the custody of the Prince George RCMP has filed a lawsuit seeking damages. In a notice of claim filed April 20 - and...

B.C. First Nation has proposed settlement after 160-year battle with Canada

B.C. First Nation has proposed settlement after 160-year battle with Canada

Apr 25, 2022 / 12:09 pm

A British Columbia First Nation has reached a proposed $135-million settlement with the federal government, 160 years after settlers began taking over its...

Prince George restaurant owner continuing to enforce COVID vaccine passport requirement

Prince George restaurant owner continuing to enforce COVID vaccine passport requirement

Apr 23, 2022 / 5:00 pm

The owner of a Prince George restaurant/brew pub says he will continue to require his customers to show proof of vaccination against the coronavirus or be...

Arson fire that destroyed Prince George business under investigation

Arson fire that destroyed Prince George business under investigation

Apr 22, 2022 / 10:36 am

RCMP have determined a fire that destroyed a downtown Prince George commercial building on Monday was caused by arson, police say. Security camera footage from...

BC green lights new liquid fuels export terminal

BC green lights new liquid fuels export terminal

Apr 20, 2022 / 6:44 pm

An $885 million liquid fuels export terminal on Ridley Island in Prince Rupert has gotten the green light from the B.C. Ministry of Environment. Should it get...

Animal carcasses, scorched vehicles dumped in Beatton River near Fort St. John

Animal carcasses, scorched vehicles dumped in Beatton River near Fort St. John

Apr 19, 2022 / 9:46 am

Another spring, another season of illegal dumping at the Beatton River near Fort St. John. Animal carcasses, including the body of a calf and skull of a steer,...

Maps released by Geoscience BC could lead miners to gold south of Prince George

Maps released by Geoscience BC could lead miners to gold south of Prince George

Apr 14, 2022 / 10:25 am

It’s not quite an X on a treasure map, but a series of maps released by Geoscience BC this month could lead mineral exploration firms to gold deposits...

Site C treaty infringement claim moves to confidential negotiations

Site C treaty infringement claim moves to confidential negotiations

Apr 13, 2022 / 10:44 am

A billion-dollar treaty infringement claim over the Site C dam has gone from the courtroom to confidential discussions in an attempt to settle the outstanding...

More than $113,000 raised for Fort St. John teen injured in sledding accident

More than $113,000 raised for Fort St. John teen injured in sledding accident

Apr 12, 2022 / 10:16 am

Fundraising efforts continue to support a Fort St. John teen severely injured after a sledding accident in March. More than $113,000 has been raised in six days...

Nearly $130,000 raised for pedestrian hit in Prince George crosswalk

Nearly $130,000 raised for pedestrian hit in Prince George crosswalk

Apr 11, 2022 / 10:47 am

Nearly $130,000 has been raised for a young woman who was hit by a vehicle while using a pedestrian crosswalk in Prince George. Amritpal Kaur, a 24-year-old...