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Arrest made after Williams Lake home hit by bullet

Williams Lake RCMP have arrested a man in connection with a shots fired complaint from late last month. Police were called to a home in the 300 block of 9th Avenue in the early hours of August 30th after a resident said the home had been shot at. After an investigation, Williams Lake RCMP have arrested 30 year-old Daine Alphonse who ... Read More »

Nechako Lakes District Principal receives national award

An administrator with the Nechako Lakes School District has been recognized with a prestigious national education award. Leona Prince, District Principal of Aboriginal Education with School District 91, has won Indspire’s 2018 Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Award for leadership. Prince, who is a member of the Lake Babine Nation, is among ten people from across Canada to receive the ... Read More »

Unconfirmed sightings of missing Smithers area teen

Smithers RCMP say there have been some unconfirmed sightings of a missing teen. The family of 19-year-old Jessica Patrick say she hasn’t been seen for a week. Police say Patrick, who also goes by the last name Balczer, left the Mountain View motel in Smithers, in the early morning of August 31 and was reported missing September 3rd. While there ... Read More »

Northern mayors pen letter over challenge of LNG project

Fourteen northern B.C. mayors have penned a letter express continued support for the proposed LNG Canada project. The open letter is directed at West Coast Environmental Law and Smithers resident Michael Sawyer who argues the project’s Coastal GasLink feeder pipeline should’ve been subject to a federal environmental review rather than a provincial one. Sawyer’s challenge, if successful, could ultimately lead ... Read More »

Armed robbery at Williams Lake liquor store

Williams Lake RCMP are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery at a cold beer and wine store Thursday night. Investigators say a lone male entered the Overlander Beer and Wine Store at 10:19, pulled a weapon of some sort, and demanded cash before fleeing. The suspect is described as about 5’5″ to 5’7″ in height, with a medium ... Read More »

Quesnel, CRD propose trashing uncontrolled recycling depots

Changes could be around the corner as to where Quesnel residents can drop off their recycling. The City of Quesnel and Cariboo Regional District are looking at closing its current controlled drop-off locations while expanding the Recycle BC depot at the landfill which would be staffed, fenced, and monitored. Officials say the contamination rates at the uncontrolled drop off depots ... Read More »

New provincial political party to focus on rural British Columbia

While BC municipal elections are just around the corner, a new provincial party focused on rural issues hopes to gain traction before the next provincial vote. Founders of the Rural BC Party say they want an alternative devoted to promoting and advocating for rural residents as they say existing major political parties appear solely interested in supporting the voter-rich areas ... Read More »

Quesnel shooting leaves two wounded

Quesnel RCMP are investigating an early-morning shooting that left two men wounded. Police were called to a report of shots fired in the 900 block of Abbott Drive at 4:30 this (Thursday) morning and found evidence of a shooting. Shortly after, officers found a vehicle parked on Doherty Drive believed to be involved in the incident. Officers found two men ... Read More »

Prince Rupert RCMP arrest two rifle-toting men

Prince Rupert RCMP have two men in custody after a witness reported seeing two people carrying rifles shortly before 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. Police were called to the 1600 block of 10th Ave East after someone spotted two men with rifles jumping a fence and heading into a tree line in the area. The two suspects fled when officers got to ... Read More »

First Nations ban Limited Entry Hunts for moose

First Nations have imposed a hunting ban on a wide swath of territory in the B.C. interior. The Tŝilhqot’in Nation and Southern Dãkelh Nation Alliance (SDNA) have partnered to prevent Limited Entry Hunts (LEH) for moose within their territories. They accuse the B.C. government of not doing enough to protect struggling moose populations made even more vulnerable by last year’s ... Read More »

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