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Prison paddy wagon involved in Hwy 97 crash near Quesnel

Dec 12, 2019 / 8:05 pm

A crash near Quesnel this morning involved a vehicle from Prince George’s Regional Corrections Centre. According to North District RCMP, the incident...

First fine levied in BC for getting too close to whales

Dec 11, 2019 / 4:12 pm

The federal government says the first conviction under new regulations meant to protect whales from being disturbed by people has resulted in a fine for a guide...

Amazon and Prince George RCMP crack down on porch pirates

Dec 11, 2019 / 2:39 pm

Prince George RCMP and Amazon have teamed up to stop package thieves, a first in Canada. Cst. Brent Benbow with the local detachment is an avid Amazon shopper...

Chevron looking to sell 50% stake in Kitimat LNG project

Dec 11, 2019 / 6:35 am

Chevron Corp. says it is looking to sell its 50 per cent stake in the Kitimat LNG Project in British Columbia. The move comes as the company looks to cut...

Half a million Christmas present for Dawson Creek co-workers

Dec 6, 2019 / 3:41 pm

Santa delivered a Christmas gift early to a group of co-workers in Northern B.C. Stephen Gibson purchased the ticket for the group at the Dawson Creek Co-op. ...

Clinton man charged with first degree murder in 2018 death

Dec 6, 2019 / 3:08 pm

RCMP have made an arrest in connection to 2018 death now confirmed as a homicide. On Friday, the North District Major Crime Unit and Williams Lake RCMP arrested...

Kitimat LNG gas export licence extended to 40 years

Dec 5, 2019 / 10:31 am

The Canada Energy Regulator says it has approved an application from Chevron Canada for a 40-year licence to export natural gas from the proposed Kitimat LNG...

Dead man found inside Quesnel ATM vestibule

Dec 4, 2019 / 12:33 pm

A 45-year old man was found dead in the vestibule of a Quesnel automatic teller machine, Tuesday. His body was discovered in the 300 block Reid Street location...

UNBC offers students credit, other options, as strike continues

Nov 25, 2019 / 12:08 pm

The University of Northern British Columbia says it will provide a non-refundable financial credit to all students who have been out of class since a strike by...

Former Burns Lake mayor to be sentenced for sexual assault

Nov 23, 2019 / 6:58 am

A B.C. Supreme Court sentencing hearing for former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold on sexual assault charges will be held Tuesday in Smithers. In May, Strimbold...

An arrest has been made in a Nov. 10 fatal shooting

Nov 16, 2019 / 2:45 pm

Police have made an arrest after a man was shot and killed in Houston, B.C, on Nov. 10. On Friday, police located 32-year-old William Griffin in Terrace and...

Prominent First Nations leader hit with historical sex charges

Nov 14, 2019 / 10:00 am

A prominent First Nations leader and former provincial cabinet minister from Northern B.C. has been charged with four sex crimes alleged to have occurred back...

1,000 workers on site preparing for Kitimat LNG terminal

Nov 13, 2019 / 3:00 pm

One year ago, the partners behind LNG Canada formally sanctioned a $40 billion project in Kitimat. Today, roughly 1,000 workers are on site – and...

Fired artist takes case for swastika art to BC Supreme Court

Nov 9, 2019 / 6:59 am

A Prince George artist is seeking a B.C. Supreme Court review of a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision to dismiss a complaint after he was removed from a...

Up to 40 cm of snow expected on Highway 97 at Pine Pass

Nov 7, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Winter is not far away, as up to 40 centimetres of snow is forecast for the Pine Pass area today through Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special...

Faculty, university fail to reach deal at UNBC

Nov 7, 2019 / 11:41 am

Faculty at the University of Northern B.C. in Prince George are now on strike. Faculty association president Stephen Rader said in an email that talks broke off...

Burns Lake mom finds needle in son's Halloween candy

Nov 5, 2019 / 4:20 pm

UPDATE: 4:20 p.m. A Burns Lake mother is warning parents to check their child's Halloween candy after discovering a sewing needle in a chocolate bar. Sharon...

Faculty association gives 72-hour strike notice in Prince George

Nov 4, 2019 / 5:20 pm

The UNBC Faculty Association has given 72-hour strike notice at the Prince George university. The association represents the teaching staff at the University of...

Husky refinery in Prince George sold to Tidewater

Nov 1, 2019 / 10:09 am

The sale of a Prince George refinery that was owned by Husky Energy is now closed. In a news release Friday, Husky announced the 12,000 barrel-per-day facility...

Shopkeer says she's lost empathy after being punched in nose

Oct 29, 2019 / 4:55 pm

Kate Roxburgh got punched in the face trying to stop a woman from robbing her Prince George store. The owner of Topaz Bead Gallery says she's just had...

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