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Prince George News

30 cm of snow to fall

Aug 18, 2019 / 12:00 pm

The following story may cause eye twitches, screams and arm-flailing... reader discretion advised. There is a snowfall warning in effect for Fort Nelson. This...

Incident over, hwy open

Aug 15, 2019 / 1:40 pm

UPDATE: 1:40 p.m. Prince George RCMP say a situation north of the city that closed Highway 97 was resolved without incident. The highway was closed for roughly...

Smelter penalized $662K

Aug 14, 2019 / 9:20 pm

Rio Tinto Alcan has been issued a massive penalty by WorkSafeBC for an incident at the company’s Kitimat aluminium smelter. According to a penalty summary...

4 nabbed for armed robbery

Aug 14, 2019 / 6:19 pm

Four Prince George suspects are now facing charges after an early morning armed robbery Wednesday. Cpl. Craig Douglass says RCMP received a report of an armed...

Incident linked to murder?

Aug 11, 2019 / 6:55 am

Charges of attempted murder have been laid in Williams Lake, and police believe the incident may be related to an earlier homicide. On Friday, RCMP were...

Police seize guns, drugs

Aug 7, 2019 / 6:33 pm

Prince George RCMP's street crew unit cast a wide net last week when it executed drug-related search warrants on five homes in the city. In the process, the...

Shots fired, victim dies

Aug 6, 2019 / 1:50 pm

A report of shots fired led police to an injured man in the driveway of a Williams Lake home. Just before 1 a.m., RCMP were called to the 1100 block of...

Hwy 97 open after fatality

Aug 3, 2019 / 6:20 am

UPDATE: 6:20 a.m. DriveBC and motorists at the scene reported overnight that Highway 97 reopened at 10:50 p.m. at the scene of a fatal collision between Quesnel...

Pipeline work jumps the gun

Aug 1, 2019 / 10:07 pm

The company behind a controversial natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia says construction began in a number of places before archaeological...

Day parole for spouse killer

Jul 28, 2019 / 4:01 pm

A Parole Board of Canada panel has granted day parole to a Northern B.C. man serving an 11-year sentence for the manslaughter death of his common-law spouse,...

$5.6B petro plant planned

Jul 24, 2019 / 8:03 pm

A Calgary-based company intends to build a $5.6-billion petrochemical plant in Prince George. Unveiling the plan Wednesday to about 50 people who attended a...

Rescued bin cats need you

Jul 24, 2019 / 12:27 pm

They were about to suffer awful deaths, but out of that trauma comes a second chance. The BC SPCA’s North Cariboo Branch in Prince George is hoping to...

'Don't forget about us'

Jul 24, 2019 / 10:30 am

Northern B.C. First Nations would like to see similar resources and public focus on their missing loved ones as has been shed on the deaths of two tourists on...

Police seek to ID body

Jul 23, 2019 / 6:39 am

RCMP are looking for help identifying a man whose body was found near a burning truck south of Dease Lake last week. Police released a composite sketch of the...

Sketch released in killings

Jul 22, 2019 / 3:40 pm

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m. Mounties have released a new sketch of a man as they investigate the killings of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese on the Alaska Highway last...

Body found, teens missing

Jul 21, 2019 / 7:06 pm

Police are looking for two teenagers after a body was discovered Friday in B.C.'s north, south of Dease Lake. The body was discovered by police at a highway...

Death in police custody

Jul 21, 2019 / 4:17 pm

A person in Prince George died while in police custody in the early hours of Saturday morning. The person was arrested Friday night at 9:30 p.m. for causing a...

More woes at BC mills

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:57 am

With the forestry industry still struggling in the province, two northern B.C. sawmills owned by Canfor are now feeling the effects. The company announced...

$2.1M slot machine win

Jul 17, 2019 / 8:20 pm

Someone got a big payday in Prince George this past weekend. The B.C. Lottery Corporation confirms that somebody won $2.1 million playing a slot machine at the...

Disturbing abuse, child porn

Jul 17, 2019 / 7:25 pm

A Prince George man faces several charges after an investigation into child pornography. RCMP say they received a report earlier this month of child...