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Prince George News

New BCTF boss elected

Mar 19, 2019 / 1:00 pm

The next president of the BC Teachers' Federation is an elementary school educator from Quesnel. Teri Mooring was elected Tuesday on the final day of the...

FN moves to halt drilling

Mar 15, 2019 / 3:58 pm

A First Nation in B.C.'s Central Interior says it will seek an injunction from the province's top court in order to halt the start of drilling at what...

Penticton man arrested

Mar 13, 2019 / 7:00 pm

A Penticton man has gotten himself into serious trouble in Northern B.C. Michael Daniel Jakins, 33, faces numerous charges after allegedly ramming a police car...

Hospital lockdown lifted

Mar 13, 2019 / 4:38 pm

The Williams Lake hospital was briefly locked down Wednesday afternoon due to unfounded reports of a man with a knife. The Cariboo Memorial Hospital was placed...

Senior stabbed to death

Mar 7, 2019 / 1:18 pm

A woman is in police custody after an 85-year-old man was stabbed to death Wednesday in northwestern British Columbia. RCMP in Terrace say they were alerted at...

IIO called for broken arm

Mar 6, 2019 / 8:29 pm

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has been called to Prince George to look into an incident last week. RCMP report on Feb. 28, 2019 at 11:50 a.m. an...

Lawsuit over gas explosion

Feb 27, 2019 / 1:47 pm

A British Columbia First Nation near the explosion of a natural gas transmission pipeline owned by Enbridge has filed a lawsuit against the energy company....

Anchor dragging a worry

Feb 26, 2019 / 12:14 pm

A new report raises concerns about the alarming increase of anchor-dragging by ships at the Port of Prince Rupert, saying there's a risk of disastrous...

Protest hearing delayed

Feb 5, 2019 / 9:46 am

Fourteen people arrested while protesting a pipeline in northwestern British Columbia will have to wait about two months to learn if contempt charges against...

Life-like Ogopogo sculpture

Jan 29, 2019 / 9:33 am

If you have ever wondered what the Ogopogo looks like, Vanessa Hildreth's sculpture is about as life-like as they come. Hildreth lives in Quesnel and...

Respected elder passes

Jan 29, 2019 / 9:12 am

The oldest elder of a Northern B.C. First Nation and one of the few speakers of its language has died. Students, colleagues and Indigenous leaders are...

TransCanada selling stake

Jan 29, 2019 / 8:21 am

TransCanada Corp. says it has hired RBC to help it sell as much as a 75 per cent stake in the Coastal GasLink pipeline project designed to supply natural gas...

Water finally drinkable

Jan 26, 2019 / 7:00 am

The City of Prince Rupert has lifted a boil water advisory that left 12,000 residents without potable tap water for six weeks and says it's working on a...

Why bands signed deal

Jan 20, 2019 / 8:13 am

It was a difficult decision to sign a benefit sharing agreement with Coastal GasLink that would allow for a natural gas pipeline through the...

5 weeks of boiling water

Jan 19, 2019 / 5:22 pm

A boil water advisory for Prince Rupert, B.C., has entered its fifth week, prompting one citizen advocate group to criticize city officials for not having a...

Gov't pot shop proposed

Jan 16, 2019 / 9:55 pm

Prince George could be home to the province’s second BC Cannabis store. An application will go before city council Monday for a rezoning at a strip mall...

Body found in ditch

Jan 16, 2019 / 2:40 pm

Police in Prince George are seeking the public's help after a man was found dead in a ditch last weekend. At about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a...

Chiefs didn't give up rights

Jan 16, 2019 / 12:45 pm

A Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief told a crowd of First Nation leaders gathered in Smithers, B.C., that no elected band council or Crown authority has...

Chiefs gather in support

Jan 15, 2019 / 3:27 pm

Hereditary chiefs opposed to a natural gas pipeline in Wet'suwet'en territory in northern B.C. are holding a gathering of solidarity on Wednesday that...

1 dead in 4-vehicle pileup

Jan 15, 2019 / 8:55 am

One woman has died in a four vehicle crash west of Prince George. RCMP say the unnamed victim was in an eastbound Ford SUV on Highway 16 between Vanderhoof and...

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