Prince George News Last 7 days

Rain slows fires, for now

Jul 20, 2017 / 4:15 pm

Rain is a welcome sight for many Thursday, giving a momentary relief to the current wildfire situation across the province. The area near Williams Lake...

$400K raised for sick mom

Jul 19, 2017 / 8:00 pm

An entire community has rallied around a sick mother of two, raising over $400,000 for a new treatment trial in Seattle. Leah Wiebe, a 29-year-old Terrace...

Man dies shortly after arrest

Jul 19, 2017 / 3:41 pm

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has been called to Prince George after a man died about an hour after he was arrested by RCMP. Prince George RCMP...

Threats to kill firefighters

Jul 19, 2017 / 12:20 pm

A firefighter near Williams Lake says he was threatened by a man who took exception to the fire crews' back burning operations. On July 17, a firefighter...

Missing woman safe

Jul 18, 2017 / 10:31 am

An 88-year-old wildfire evacuee from 100 Mile House has been found. Prince George RCMP have issued a news release saying Maria Martha Watt has been located and...

Senior missing in evacuation

Jul 17, 2017 / 5:45 pm

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing elderly woman who had been evacuated due to wildfires. Prince George RCMP say 88-year-old Maria...

$65K in looted gear seized

Jul 17, 2017 / 2:05 pm

A man has been charged with possession of stolen property after RCMP say they recovered thousands of dollars of heavy equipment believed to have been taken from...

City swells with evacuees

Jul 17, 2017 / 9:23 am

The population of the City of Prince George has grown more than 10 per cent, with over 8,000 registered Cariboo wildfire evacuees now taking shelter in the...

Tower threatened by fire

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:17 pm

A communication tower is at risk due to severe wildfires southwest of Williams Lake. The tower, located at Riske Creek, is potentially threatened and if burned...

Surreal exodus from fire

Jul 16, 2017 / 4:45 pm

Williams Lake Coun. Jason Ryll was already packed and ready to go when the evacuation order was issued late Saturday. Thousands of people fled as the entire...

Williams Lake evacuated

Jul 15, 2017 / 9:10 pm

UPDATE: 9:10 p.m. The Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has moved its evacuee reception centre and Emergency Social Services to Sandman Centre effective...