Prince George News

WorkSafe hits Site C builder

Sep 20, 2019 / 4:39 pm

The main civil works contractor for the Site C dam has been fined more than $662,000 — the largest fine possible — by WorkSafeBC after a worker...

River death, murder charges

Sep 19, 2019 / 4:49 pm

Williams Lake RCMP have laid additional charges against a pair of suspects after identifying a body found in the Fraser River on Aug. 27. The body was...

PG daily goes weekly

Sep 19, 2019 / 2:11 pm

The century-old Prince George Citizen newspaper in central British Columbia has announced to its readers that it will be moving from a daily print edition to a...

2 dead, suspect surrenders

Sep 19, 2019 / 1:56 pm

UPDATE: 1:55 p.m. Two pedestrians were struck and killed Wednesday night in Fort St. John. Police say a 26-year-old man and a 31-year-woman were pronounced dead...

Landfill catches fire

Sep 16, 2019 / 1:05 pm

A Prince George area landfill caught fire early Monday. The fire broke out at the Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill before sunrise. Firefighters doused the...

Speed, booze in fatal crash

Sep 14, 2019 / 7:49 am

A 21-year-old woman died in hospital Sept. 12 following a crash along Highway 16 roughly 40 km east of Purden Lake. At 5:18 p.m., North District RCMP received...

Watch moose break-in

Sep 13, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The moose that decided it wanted to see what was inside a school district office in Fort St. John on Wednesday was caught on camera. The moose broke through...

Probe into arrest injury

Sep 13, 2019 / 6:00 pm

The RCMP say a man suffered a serious head injury on Tuesday during an arrest in Prince George, B.C. The Mounties say the Independent Investigations Office, the...

Senior hurt in invasion B&E

Sep 13, 2019 / 9:54 am

A 74-year-old woman is recovering from injuries she suffered when a man broke into her ground-floor suite in Prince George. RCMP say the woman was asleep in bed...

Residents wary of grizzly

Sep 11, 2019 / 8:23 pm

Residents living on the outskirts of Fort Nelson say a grizzly bear has been “terrorizing” the community for weeks. CTV News reports the bear is...

18 months for killing father

Sep 11, 2019 / 6:39 pm

A B.C. Supreme Court Justice has largely agreed with Crown counsel's position in sentencing a now-23-year-old man for beating his father to death and then...

Moose smashes office

Sep 11, 2019 / 6:30 pm

A juvenile moose smashed through doors of the school district office in Fort St John Wednesday, before wandering around and leaving. The moose broke through the...

UNBC earns high praise

Sep 11, 2019 / 5:24 pm

It turns out the University of Northern British Columbia is pretty neat after all. Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020 show UNBC in the...

Family missing 30 years

Sep 10, 2019 / 10:57 am

Thirty years have gone by, and there are still no answers in the disappearance of a Prince George family. RCMP say the disappearance of the Jack family is a...

Bear put down after attack

Sep 5, 2019 / 5:02 pm

A black bear believed to have been the one that chased a man into Ferguson Lake in Prince George on Wednesday evening has been put down. "We did euthanize...

Body found in river

Aug 29, 2019 / 11:55 am

A body was found Wednesday in the Fraser River, near Williams Lake. A fisherman located a body in the river near the Sheep Creek Bridge, Williams Lake RCMP...

More mill curtailments

Aug 28, 2019 / 6:50 pm

Canfor announced 75 million board feet in additional production curtailments on Tuesday. Production at the forestry company's Prince George, Polar, Houston...

Crashed while calling 911

Aug 26, 2019 / 3:42 pm

A driver was calling 911 when he collided with a semi on Highway 97 in Prince George Monday morning. Police received a report just after 6 a.m. advising of a...

That's no way to treat a dog

Aug 23, 2019 / 4:15 pm

Falcor came to the Prince George SPCA with a horrible open wound, was cold and unresponsive as staff rushed him to veterinary care. The Pekingese mix is the...

Apple drive saves bears

Aug 23, 2019 / 9:45 am

A Prince George winery is collecting apples to save bears. Northern Lights Estate Winery is entering its fifth season partnering with the Northern Bear...