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City of Prince Rupert says 19 eagles dead at landfill due to 'deleterious' substance

City of Prince Rupert says 19 eagles dead at landfill due to 'deleterious' substance

Prince Rupert Mar 3, 2024 / 5:32 pm

The City of Prince Rupert says 19 eagles are dead after someone dumped an unknown "deleterious substance" at a local landfill on Friday. The city says...

Prince George man jailed for raping unconscious teen

Prince George man jailed for raping unconscious teen

Prince George Mar 1, 2024 / 6:44 am

A Prince George man was sentenced to one year in jail last fall, after pleading guilty to one count of sexual interference in connection to an assault which...

Prince George RCMP urges caution to those with short-term rentals

Prince George RCMP urges caution to those with short-term rentals

Prince George Feb 29, 2024 / 1:32 pm

Prince George RCMP are warning people with short-term rentals to be cautious when accepting clients as the legislation around short-term rentals in B.C. changes...

Break-and-enter results in 14 sets of deer antlers stolen from B.C. property

Break-and-enter results in 14 sets of deer antlers stolen from B.C. property

Fort St. John Feb 27, 2024 / 11:44 am

Police in Fort St. John, B.C., are on the lookout after a number of hunting trophies were stolen, including 14 sets of deer antlers. Mounties say the break-in...

Northern BC man to serve jail time for child pornography

Northern BC man to serve jail time for child pornography

Fort St. John Feb 26, 2024 / 12:03 pm

Tyler George Joseph Harroff, 21, was sentenced in Fort St. John Supreme Court on Feb. 22 for recording and sharing videos on Snapchat of a minor being sexually...

Family back in Ukraine never far from thoughts of Prince George resident

Family back in Ukraine never far from thoughts of Prince George resident

Prince George Feb 25, 2024 / 6:25 am

Saturday marked the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but for Vova Pluzhnikov that war really began in 2014 with the Russians annexed...

BC Wildfire Service responding to new winter wildfire burning near Chetwynd

BC Wildfire Service responding to new winter wildfire burning near Chetwynd

Chetwynd Feb 24, 2024 / 10:45 am

A mid-winter wildfire is burning north of Prince George this weekend. According to the BC Wildfire Service, the Hasler Flats wildfire is currently eight...

Chinese firm pitches new LNG plant for Prince George

Chinese firm pitches new LNG plant for Prince George

Prince George Feb 23, 2024 / 7:35 pm

A Chinese company with natural gas assets in Alberta is pitching a new liquefied natural gas plant in Prince George that would rail the LNG to Prince Rupert in...

Williams Lake area teacher suspended for yanking young student’s arm, knocking them to ground

Williams Lake area teacher suspended for yanking young student’s arm, knocking them to ground

Williams Lake Feb 21, 2024 / 12:08 pm

A Williams Lake-area elementary school teacher who pulled a second grader’s arm will have her teaching license suspended for three days following a...

Canfor mill worker dies 12 days after being electrocuted

Canfor mill worker dies 12 days after being electrocuted

Prince George Feb 21, 2024 / 6:53 am

A Prince George pipe fitter who was injured in an industrial accident while working at Intercontinental Pulp Mill on Jan. 31 has died. The man, identified by a...

RCMP officer given probation after bringing handgun to Williams Lake Stampede

RCMP officer given probation after bringing handgun to Williams Lake Stampede

Williams Lake Feb 20, 2024 / 6:14 am

An RCMP officer with BC Highway Patrol charged in connection with an off-duty incident in Williams Lake has been sentenced. Cst. Olavo Castro received a...

Prince George man busted for large-scale drug operation

Prince George man busted for large-scale drug operation

Prince George Feb 17, 2024 / 7:30 am

A Prince George man has been sentenced to three years in jail for trafficking cocaine, after entering a guilty plea. From January 2020 to February 2021, Derek...

RCMP pull driver over after spotting beer can on trunk of vehicle

RCMP pull driver over after spotting beer can on trunk of vehicle

Fort St. John Feb 16, 2024 / 4:33 pm

RCMP in Fort St. John made an unusual stop earlier this month. On Feb. 9, 2024 just before 11 p.m., they spotted an older model vehicle driving down the road...

B.C. ministry's failures at landfill leads to dead bear, $21,500 penalty

B.C. ministry's failures at landfill leads to dead bear, $21,500 penalty

Dease Lake Feb 14, 2024 / 2:41 pm

A B.C. ministry has been handed a $21,500 administrative penalty for failing to reign in garbage and maintain electric fencing around a landfill in a series of...

Police investigating second homicide of 2024

Police investigating second homicide of 2024

Prince George Feb 14, 2024 / 10:30 am

Prince George RCMP are currently on the 800 block of Victoria Street as they investigate the city's second homicide of 2024. Investigators received a report...

Prince George teacher disciplined for endangering student with nut allergy

Prince George teacher disciplined for endangering student with nut allergy

Prince George Feb 14, 2024 / 6:37 am

A consent resolution has been issued for a Prince George teacher following a Dec. 2, 2021 incident where she brought an advent calendar to school without...

Shortage of doctors prompts temporary closure of Williams Lake emergency department

Shortage of doctors prompts temporary closure of Williams Lake emergency department

Williams Lake Feb 12, 2024 / 2:05 pm

A shortage of available doctors is being blamed for a temporary closure of the emergency department at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake. According to...

Mountain sports cancelled at B.C. Winter Games due to lack of snow

Mountain sports cancelled at B.C. Winter Games due to lack of snow

Quesnel Feb 9, 2024 / 12:53 pm

Ski and snowboard events have been cancelled at the upcoming B.C. Winter Games after a lack of snowfall prompted several sporting organizations to pull out. In...

Prince George man fined $6,000 for illegal hunting

Prince George man fined $6,000 for illegal hunting

Prince George Feb 8, 2024 / 11:15 am

The Conservation Officer Service says a Prince George man has been fined $6,000 and given a two-year hunting ban in connection with the illegal possession of a...

BC Highway patrol seize suspected drugs, loaded gun in Dawson Creek

BC Highway patrol seize suspected drugs, loaded gun in Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek Feb 7, 2024 / 11:40 am

Police in Northern BC seized guns, ammo and suspected drugs after a report of a suspicious vehicle. In a press release, Cpl. Melissa Jongema said on Jan. 25, BC...

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