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Bear expert says B.C. attack on family was likely a rare 'predaceous' incident

Bear expert says B.C. attack on family was likely a rare 'predaceous' incident

Dawson Creek Oct 5, 2022 / 3:46 pm

An expert in bear behaviour says an attack on a family in northeastern British Columbia that left two women with critical injuries appears to have been a rare...

Police in B.C. kill bear that attacked two women then guarded them from rescue: RCMP

Police in B.C. kill bear that attacked two women then guarded them from rescue: RCMP

Dawson Creek Oct 4, 2022 / 3:19 pm

A black bear is dead and two women are critically hurt after an attack near Dawson Creek, B.C. Mounties say they were called around 6:50 Monday night to a...

Two women critically injured in bear attack near Dawson Creek

Two women critically injured in bear attack near Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek Oct 4, 2022 / 9:59 am

Two women were attacked by a black bear on trails near Dawson Creek on Monday. About 6:50 p.m., RCMP received a report of a bear attack on the Bear Mountain...

LNG Canada 70% complete

LNG Canada 70% complete

Kitimat Sep 29, 2022 / 12:17 pm

Western Canada has an abundance of natural gas, and Europe, especially Germany, could really use some right now. But the only major liquefied natural gas export...

Alberta man sentenced for sexually luring young girl in Prince George

Alberta man sentenced for sexually luring young girl in Prince George

Prince George Sep 28, 2022 / 9:50 am

WARNING: Some details in the following story are graphic and may be upsetting to readers. An Edmonton man was sentenced Tuesday to a further 22 months in...

Human remains found near Chetwynd now identified

Human remains found near Chetwynd now identified

Chetwynd Sep 27, 2022 / 9:26 am

A sad ending to a missing persons case last month in Mackenzie. A body discovered Aug. 20 at a boat launch outside the community of Chetwynd has been identified...

Prince George pilot program to look at Indigenous overrepresentation in criminal justice system

Prince George pilot program to look at Indigenous overrepresentation in criminal justice system

Prince George Sep 25, 2022 / 11:45 am

The B.C. First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) has received funding from the province to design a pilot program to address structural factors contributing to...

RCMP arrest 32 shoplifters at Pine Centre Mall in Prince George

RCMP arrest 32 shoplifters at Pine Centre Mall in Prince George

Prince George Sep 23, 2022 / 9:15 pm

Prince George RCMP Downtown Safety Unit partnered with Pine Centre Mall security to crack down on prolific shoplifters, according to a RCMP statement released...

Tom Masich, Prince George sports icon, dies at 86

Tom Masich, Prince George sports icon, dies at 86

Prince George Sep 22, 2022 / 6:03 pm

"He was Tom. He was the man. That was my Dad." Bill Masich sat down with The Citizen Wednesday to talk about his dad, Tom Masich, Prince George sports...

Prince George hit by earthquake

Prince George hit by earthquake

Prince George Sep 21, 2022 / 3:47 pm

Prince George was rocked by an earthquake at roughly 3:07 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Unconfirmed reports suggest the city was shaken by a roughly 4.1...

Northern B.C. hydrogen station the world’s largest

Northern B.C. hydrogen station the world’s largest

Prince George Sep 20, 2022 / 7:25 pm

Hydra Energy has now broken ground on the world’s largest hydrogen refueling station in Prince George which will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

Victim of historic sexual abuse encourages others to pursue their cases

Victim of historic sexual abuse encourages others to pursue their cases

Prince George Sep 20, 2022 / 5:41 pm

Warning: Some details in the following story are graphic and may be upsetting. A Prince George woman who recently brought her perpetrator to justice more than...

Bearhole Lake fire near Tumbler Ridge now considered 'held'

Bearhole Lake fire near Tumbler Ridge now considered 'held'

Tumbler Ridge Sep 19, 2022 / 9:33 am

The Bearhole Lake wildfire near Tumbler Ridge and Kelly Lake is now considered held. The B.C. Wildfire Service said in an update Sunday the fire is no longer...

Notorious Alberta anti-masker Kevin James Johnston given peace bond for B.C. incident

Notorious Alberta anti-masker Kevin James Johnston given peace bond for B.C. incident

Dawson Creek Sep 12, 2022 / 11:12 am

An Alberta man who gained notoriety for a confrontation over COVID-19 policies at a Dawson Creek grocery store last year has been sentenced. Kevin James...

Tumbler Ridge fossils identified

Tumbler Ridge fossils identified

Tumbler Ridge Sep 10, 2022 / 6:46 pm

This dreamlike painting by artist Jan Vriesen imagines what the environment was like in the Tumbler Ridge area of Northeast B.C. some 112 million years ago. It...

IIO investigating in-custody death in Smithers

IIO investigating in-custody death in Smithers

Smithers Sep 6, 2022 / 2:39 pm

The B.C. Independent Investigations Office says it is investigating the death of a man while in Smithers RCMP detachment cells. In a statement, the...

Prince George is under a severe thunderstorm watch

Prince George is under a severe thunderstorm watch

Prince George Sep 4, 2022 / 11:30 am

The dark and cloudy sky today could turn into a thunderstorm. Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Prince George. Environment Canada...

Fire crews at out of control Bearhole Lake fire in Dawson Creek Zone

Fire crews at out of control Bearhole Lake fire in Dawson Creek Zone

Tumbler Ridge Sep 3, 2022 / 12:15 pm

The Prince George Fire Centre continues to respond to a fire about eight kilometres east of Bearhole Lake near the Kiskatinaw River in the Dawson Creek Zone....

Prince George senior breaks his own national decathlon record

Prince George senior breaks his own national decathlon record

Prince George Sep 3, 2022 / 8:26 am

Track & Field records, gold medals and personal bests followed Prince George Track & Field Club masters athletes home this August with more...

21-year-old man dies in go-cart accident

21-year-old man dies in go-cart accident

Prince George Sep 2, 2022 / 11:06 am

A 21-year-old man was found at a parking lot located on the 3300 block of Massey Drive at about 5 a.m. Friday. Police arrived at the scene to see Prince George...