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Prince George News

Gitxsan hereditary chiefs issue northwest B.C. MLA eviction notice from territory

Nov 29, 2021 / 12:15 pm

A group of Gitxsan hereditary chiefs, matriarchs and elders issued an “eviction notice” to Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen on Saturday (Nov. 27), citing...

First Nations, regional district in B.C. working together to restore diverted river

Nov 28, 2021 / 6:10 am

A British Columbia regional district and three neighbouring First Nations have agreed to work together to restore a river that has been diverted for the last 70...

‘It’s remarkable no one was hurt’: Vanderhoof RCMP continue to investigate shooting

Nov 26, 2021 / 2:17 pm

UPDATE 2:20 p.m. The BC Prosecution Service has released the name of the suspect in the active shooting incident which occurred yesterday (Nov. 25) in...

Police arrest man with pellet gun after Prince George scare

Nov 26, 2021 / 10:32 am

Prince George RCMP have a suspect in custody, following reports of a man shooting at the windows of a business with a handgun Thursday morning. The report came...

Police issue emergency alert for active shooter in Vanderhoof

Nov 25, 2021 / 3:19 pm

UPDATE 3:20 p.m. Vanderhoof RCMP says they have a suspect in custody after a gunman took shots at the detachment on Thursday. The Vanderhoof RCMP responded to...

Transportation Safety Board releases report on CN Rail close call in Prince George

Nov 25, 2021 / 9:53 am

A CN Rail crew lost control of a train while shuttling cars at one of its Prince George yards, the Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued this...

Coastal GasLink protesters released with court conditions

Nov 24, 2021 / 10:29 am

Remaining pipeline opponents arrested last week have been released following hearings at the Prince George courthouse. The remaining 10 opponents were released...

Vanderhoof man who killed mother committed to Forensic Psychiatric Hospital

Nov 24, 2021 / 10:14 am

The B.C. Review Board says a Vanderhoof man found not guilty due to mental disorder in the manslaughter death of his mother must reside at the Forensic...

Photojournalist released with conditions after arrest at pipeline dispute in B.C.

Nov 22, 2021 / 3:31 pm

A photojournalist and a documentary filmmaker have been released by a B.C. Supreme Court judge, three days after being arrested while covering the RCMP's...

Tent city bulldozing marks cruel memory for Prince George area First Nation

Nov 22, 2021 / 10:22 am

Lheidli T’enneh Elder Edie Frederick believes what her ancestors told her. In Fort George First Nation oral history, it has been told through the...

One dead, 12 injured in fiery bus/truck crash near McBride

Nov 21, 2021 / 6:53 am

The RCMP say one person is dead and 12 others injured after a semi-trailer truck collided with a passenger bus in northeastern British Columbia on Saturday...

Rail operations in Prince Rupert fully operational and supporting flood impacts

Nov 18, 2021 / 12:08 pm

There have been minimal impacts to Prince Rupert organizations and businesses reliant on train and freight transport, after severe flooding and damage to...

Police dog nabs suspect after he swam across Nechako River in Prince George

Nov 16, 2021 / 10:18 am

A break-and-enter suspect prowling homes in Prince George got more than he bargained for when he was caught by an RCMP police dog after trying to evade police...

Half a century of solid footing for Dawson Creek cobbler

Nov 14, 2021 / 9:45 am

Frank Ripley has been knockin' on all kinds of boots throughout the Peace and beyond for more than 50 years. He's the only cobbler from here to Alaska....

Two incidents of gunfire investigated in Prince George

Nov 9, 2021 / 10:09 am

Prince George RCMP are investigating two separate incidents of gunplay reported within the span of about two hours during the early hours of Nov. 4. Shortly...

Four fines issued after unprotected worker falls to death from B.C. bridge

Nov 8, 2021 / 12:11 pm

Two companies and two supervisors have been fined in provincial court in Fort St. John, B.C., after a worker fell to his death from a bridge under construction...

Inquest concludes into police-involved deaths of mother and son in northern B.C.

Nov 8, 2021 / 7:39 am

A coroner's jury examining the police-involved shootings of a mother and her adult son in northern British Columbia has made five recommendations aimed at...

Prince George police say they made an 'oversight' in missing person news release that failed to mention he is wanted for murder

Nov 5, 2021 / 3:24 pm

Prince George RCMP say an "oversight" led to them issuing a media release for a missing person without including that the man is wanted for murder and...

Quesnel woman approached by bear, licks her hand as she freezes in terror

Nov 5, 2021 / 10:05 am

“Smoking almost kills, apparently!” says Melanie Porter after her close encounter with a bear. “Bear licks hooman,” Porter quipped with...

RCMP seek pickup believed to be involved in Prince George fatality

Nov 4, 2021 / 9:51 am

Prince George RCMP are seeking the driver of a pickup in relation to the death of a pedestrian on Tuesday. The vehicle is described as a white 2014 to 2016 Ford...