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Prince George News

COVID outbreak at hospital

Sep 26, 2021 / 10:46 am

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Prince George's University Hospital of Northern BC Sunday. Northern Health says nine patients and one staff member...

Port of call in a pandemic

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:35 pm

While the COVID-19 pandemic dampened the economy, strong trade through the Port of Prince Rupert helped sustain that region, an economic impact study shows. The...

Bylaw 'scapegoats' the poor

Sep 23, 2021 / 6:42 am

Prince George is enacting new restrictions meant to erase the homeless from its core, intensifying the grief that COVID-19 and the overdose crisis have already...

Charged for fatal motel fire

Sep 20, 2021 / 11:50 am

RCMP have charged a man with arson and criminal negligence causing death in connection with a Prince George motel fire that killed three people in July 2020....

Just 5 nurses left at ER

Sep 17, 2021 / 8:46 pm

Northern Health says its staffing levels are in crisis in Fort St. John, and is urging residents to show patience and respect when dealing with health care...

Fire tears through log yard

Sep 17, 2021 / 11:09 am

Fire has charred huge piles of logs stored at a northeastern B.C. lumber mill operated by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. A statement from the company says flames...

75 and wanted by police

Sep 17, 2021 / 9:41 am

Prince George RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating a 75-year-old man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for violating his parole conditions....

How did Sagmoen get hired?

Sep 16, 2021 / 6:34 pm

A North Okanagan man convicted previously of assaults on sex workers and now facing a charge of assaulting a police officer would not have been working at the...

Enbridge told to get out

Sep 16, 2021 / 12:56 pm

Lheidli T’enneh First Nation (LTFN) elder Phyllis Seymour remembers hearing a loud explosion, watching a fireball across the field from her shaking house,...

Sagmoen given the boot

Sep 15, 2021 / 8:34 pm

A man believed to be notorious North Okanagan criminal Curtis Sagmoen has been "removed" from LNG Canada's Kitimat work site after concerns were...

'Positive impacts' of colonies

Sep 15, 2021 / 6:41 pm

Students at Prince George Secondary School (PGSS) were asked to list the ‘positive and negative’ impacts colonies had on Indigenous peoples in a...

Interior PNE home winner

Sep 15, 2021 / 9:50 am

We now know who won the PNE's 2021 Prize Home. The South Surrey house, valued at $1.8 million, was the top prize in the annual Prize Home Draw. This...

Murder charge in stabbing

Sep 14, 2021 / 10:11 am

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the 2020 homicide of Jessie Mae Hayward-Lines. On Friday, Sept. 10, RCMP arrested a 49-year-old Prince George...

School leaders resign

Sep 13, 2021 / 10:36 am

Prince George board of education chair Trent Derrick and vice-chair Shuirose Valimohamed have resigned after a report found systemic racism in the district. In...

False report of earthquake

Sep 6, 2021 / 3:56 pm

A government seismologist says a magnitude 6.5 earthquake reported in British Columbia on Monday never happened. Alison Bird of Natural Resources Canada says a...

Once-in-a-lifetime photo

Sep 5, 2021 / 9:25 am

Serge Wolf has gotten into photography in a big way over the past decade and takes his camera with him most days when he’s making his calls as a...

'Contentious' hunting season

Sep 3, 2021 / 2:29 pm

There will be more provincial conservation officers and Tahltan guardians patrolling the nation's territory in northwestern British Columbia this hunting...

Worry over killer's release

Sep 3, 2021 / 10:15 am

The sister of a victim of a brutal murder says Prince George residents should be "very fearful" after learning the culprit has been released into the...

Kelowna man faces charges

Sep 2, 2021 / 1:44 pm

Charges have been approved against a Kelowna man in connection with an alleged incident on Monday morning in Prince George. Calvin Albert Jones, 38, remains in...

Police watchdog called in

Aug 31, 2021 / 5:23 pm

British Columbia's police watchdog is investigating after a person died following a shooting in Quesnel, B.C. The Independent Investigations Office says...