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Prince George News

$11K worth of gear stolen

Jul 31, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A search and rescue group in BC's Interior is frustrated after several pieces of equipment were recently stolen from them. Quesnel Search and Rescue shared...

Wins $1M, wants new truck

Jul 30, 2021 / 10:02 am

Fort Nelson resident Kenneth Harbicht said it didn’t take long for the community to find out he was a new millionaire after he won a $1-million...

Fire ban lifts in Northern BC

Jul 28, 2021 / 5:41 pm

Campfires are now permitted throughout the Northwest and Prince George Fire Centres. The B.C. Wildfire Service (BCWS) lifted the ban at 12 p.m. today (July 28)....

Warriors walk for healing

Jul 27, 2021 / 10:09 am

A group walking from Whitehorse in honour of Indigenous children who died at residential schools, stopped in Prince George on their healing journey to Kamloops....

Snow pulled plane off strip

Jul 22, 2021 / 12:15 pm

Safety changes have been made after a WestJet Encore passenger plane went off a snow-covered runway in Terrace, B.C., last year. The Transportation Safety Board...

Waiting to 'make it rain'

Jul 20, 2021 / 10:29 am

Jeff Kelly is no weather god – but he does have the ability to make it rain. Kelly owns and operates Safeguard, a Fort St. John-based emergency response...

Consequences of climate

Jul 20, 2021 / 10:18 am

As the province continues to battle the aftermath of an unprecedented heatwave, including an early and intense wildfire season, a University of Northern British...

Evacs south of Vanderhoof

Jul 15, 2021 / 10:01 am

Evacuation orders were issued Wednesday evening for people living in the vicinity of the Cutoff Creek and Grizzly Lake wildfires south of Vanderhoof. The order...

Clean water after 20 years

Jul 13, 2021 / 4:18 pm

After decades of relying on bottled water an Indigenous community west of Quesnel now has a steady supply of clean drinking water straight from the tap. A...

Landmark ruling in north

Jul 8, 2021 / 5:22 pm

The British Columbia government is being urged not to appeal a landmark court ruling halting new industrial development that doesn't first have the approval...

Fire forces evacuations

Jul 8, 2021 / 12:37 pm

People living in the vicinity of a wildfire burning west of Burns Lake have been ordered to evacuate their homes with authorities saying the out-of-control...

Another arson at a church

Jul 6, 2021 / 4:45 pm

Investigators have deemed suspicious a fire that broke out early Sunday morning at a Spruceland area church. Firefighters were called at 2:25 a.m. to the...

Neighbours rescue cubs

Jul 6, 2021 / 9:52 am

"Do you need a hug?" Laura MacDonald asked an orphaned bear cub as he looked on longingly as a conservation officer took it away to be reunited with...

Chief calls on Pope to visit

Jul 5, 2021 / 2:33 pm

Lheidli T’enneh Chief Dolleen Logan is demanding the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis visit Canada and apologize to Indigenous people for the...

Possible tornado hits region

Jul 5, 2021 / 2:29 pm

Environment Canada is investigating the possibility that a tornado swept through the Fort St. John area in northern B.C. Meteorologist Doug Lundquist says the...

Chopper douses train fire

Jun 30, 2021 / 4:23 pm

CN Rail turned to some help from above to douse a fire that broke out in a locomotive east of Chetwynd on Wednesday. "The impacted locomotive was pulled...

Risk of 'severe thunderstorm'

Jun 30, 2021 / 2:29 pm

As Prince George continues through a record-breaking heatwave, the region is now under a severe thunderstorm watch, which could pose potential wildfire risk due...

Six months for beating

Jun 29, 2021 / 10:16 am

A Kersley man has been sentenced to six months in jail followed by 18 months probation for an attack prompted by a dispute over a woman that left another man...

Call for national holiday

Jun 24, 2021 / 9:46 am

Lheildi T’enneh Chief Dolleen Logan is calling for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 to become a national public holiday. National Aboriginal Day...

More jail for RV smasher

Jun 23, 2021 / 10:33 am

A Prince George man was sentenced Monday to a further 180 days in jail and prohibited from driving for five years for trying to flee police while behind the...