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Prince George News

1 year for wild police chase

May 22, 2019 / 2:58 pm

A Quesnel man was sentenced Tuesday to 395 days in jail for leading police on a wild and lengthy chase while behind the wheel of a stolen pickup truck. Eric...

Vegan food a human right?

May 21, 2019 / 2:15 pm

An Ontario firefighter alleges his human rights were violated when he was not provided sufficient vegan food while battling a massive blaze in British Columbia....

Injured while under arrest

May 14, 2019 / 3:21 pm

B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office has been called in to investigate an incident at the Prince George jail cells over the weekend. Prince George RCMP...

Cops find hit and run truck

May 12, 2019 / 1:46 pm

Police in Prince George have found the vehicle involved in an alleged hit and run that left one person who was in a wheelchair dead and a cyclist injured. An...

Hit and run on wheelchair

May 11, 2019 / 11:01 am

A man in a wheelchair and another on a bike were struck by a vehicle in the early hours of Saturday morning in Prince George by a vehicle that fled the scene. ...

Mayday 3 hrs into flight

May 8, 2019 / 11:30 am

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released more details about a fatal plane crash that left three people dead on May 4. The Cessna 182E crashed...

Ex-mayor pleads guilty

May 6, 2019 / 2:55 pm

A man who became British Columbia's youngest elected mayor has pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual assault involving four boys who were under the age of...

Killed during wildfire flight

May 6, 2019 / 10:43 am

Three men who died in a small plane crash northeast of Smithers on Saturday were part of a crew contracted by the BC Wildfire Service to do aerial imaging....

Crash victim identified

May 6, 2019 / 9:40 am

One of the victims in a deadly weekend Cessna crash has now been identified. Vancouver businessman, Lorne Borgal, has been identified by his widow as one of...

3 dead in plane crash

May 5, 2019 / 2:36 pm

UPDATE: 2:35 p.m. The BC Coroner Service tells Castanet News they are investigating three fatalities after a small plane crashed northeast of Smithers on...

One dead in plane crash

May 4, 2019 / 5:30 pm

At least one person is dead after a small plane crash Saturday in Northwestern British Columbia. A Cessna aircraft about 50 nautical miles north of Smithers...

Arson fire at nightclub

May 3, 2019 / 11:52 am

RCMP are investigating a fire in Williams Lake as arson. Police responded to the scene of the suspicious blaze Thursday, just after 10:30 p.m., at the rear of...

Illegal fish bartering?

May 3, 2019 / 8:17 am

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is conducting what it describes as a large-scale forensic audit of a fish processing facility near Prince Rupert, B.C. A release...

Maternity back in business

Apr 30, 2019 / 8:15 am

Expectant mothers around Williams Lake, B.C., can once again deliver their babies closer to home. Interior Health says maternity services at Cariboo Memorial...

Tree faller killed on the job

Apr 24, 2019 / 8:53 pm

The B.C. Forest Safety Council says a tree faller was killed on the job in Kitimat earlier this month. The faller was fatally injured on April 18 when he was...

Grandma just won $10M

Apr 23, 2019 / 12:21 pm

A Northern B.C. grandma is a millionaire 10 times over after matching all six numbers in the April 3 Lotto 6/49 draw. Vivienne Mills won $10 million and says...

Caribou talks extended

Apr 15, 2019 / 5:00 pm

The B.C. government has added a month to its consultations on caribou conservation because of community concerns over logging, backcountry access and talks with...

Pipeline opponents get pass

Apr 15, 2019 / 2:27 pm

The B.C. prosecution service says it does not have enough evidence to pursue charges of criminal contempt against 14 people who were arrested in January when...

In-custody death probed

Apr 15, 2019 / 11:02 am

Investigators with British Columbia's police watchdog have been called to Dawson Creek after a woman collapsed while in custody and later died. The...

Ex-mayor to plead guilty

Apr 10, 2019 / 1:02 pm

B.C.'s Crown prosecution service says the former mayor of Burns Lake intends to plead guilty to charges he faces at a court appearance next month. The...

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