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New Hazelton RCMP probe attempted kidnapping/sex assault

New Hazelton RCMP is investigating after an attempted sexual assault and kidnapping over the weekend. Mounties say a girl was walking alone on a trail near Churchill Street and 5th Avenue at about 10:30 Saturday night when someone put a hoody over her head, picked her up, and tried to carry her into a trailer. Police say she managed to ... Read More »

Miner’s Express to Dease Lake returns

A couple of northern B.C. airlines are bringing back a seasonal route to Dease Lake. Hawkair and Northern Thunderbird Air say the Miner’s Express between Terrace and Dease Lake will make 3 flights a week starting June 1st. The route will be serviced by Northern Thunderbird’s 18-seat Beech 1900 aircraft. The flight schedule will allow guests to make connections with ... Read More »

Tahltan endorse mine Co-Managment deal

The Tahltan Nation has accepted a Co-Management Agreement with the Red Chris Mine which began operations in their territory earlier this year. A news release from the Tahltan Central Council says that of those that voted, 86.9% or 430 people cast ballots in favour of the deal, while 12.9% or 64 people voted against it. There was one rejected referendum ... Read More »

Xeni Gwet’in Councilor wins award for Prosperity Mine fight

A BC First Nations leader has been recognized with an international award for her efforts to stop an open pit gold and copper mine in the Chilcotin. Xeni Gwet’in councilor and former chief Marilyn Baptiste is the winner of the 2015 Goldman Prize, the world’s largest international award for grassroots environmental activism. The Goldman Environmental Foundation says Baptiste was chosen ... Read More »

Fairview Terminal viewing area restricted to public

As of today, a viewing area overlooking Prince Rupert’s Fairview Container Terminal will be off limits. The Prince Rupert Port Authority and Maher Terminals say the location off Scott Road is being closed due to construction of Phase II of the terminal. The port authority and Maher say they apologize for any inconvenience, adding that the public has long been ... Read More »

Terrace scare prompts safety reminder from RCMP

Terrace RCMP says a disturbing incident in the downtown core earlier this week has prompted a reminder about personal safety. Constable Angela Rabut says a drunk man in a red pickup truck tried to coerce a woman into his vehicle Wednesday night. Rabut says there are a number of ways to protect yourself. RCMP says the man did not try ... Read More »

Hazelton arena update reveals more questions than answers

Hazelton area residents got an update about the future of their ice arena Wednesday and it wasn’t good. The Ken Trombley Memorial arena was abruptly shut down last month due to structural concerns and further engineering studies have revealed that there’s no way to salvage any of the roof for future use. Heart of the Hazeltons Chair Dr. Peter Newbery ... Read More »

Inquest to examine Prince Rupert murder-suicide

The BC Coroners Service has announced an inquest into the deaths of a Prince Rupert mother and her autistic son. Angela Robinson, age 39, and 16 year-old Robert were found dead in their home April 3rd, 2014 in what RCMP determined was a murder-suicide. The investigation revealed that Angela took her son’s life before killing herself.  Family and friends have ... Read More »

RCMP asking for help after canoe found empty in Skeena River

Prince Rupert RCMP are hoping someone can help them solve a mystery. Corporal Dave Tyreman says police were notified about an empty canoe floating in the Skeena River halfway between Terrace and Prince Rupert April 8th. RCMP say no missing persons reports have been made to the Terrace or Prince Rupert detachments. You can find a picture of the canoe ... Read More »

LNG propronent pleased with NEB recommendation

The proponents of a liquefied natural gas terminal near Prince Rupert are applauding a pipeline decision by the National Energy Board. The NEB has recommended approval of the North Montney Mainline Project in northeast BC. The $1.7 billion project would connect to the proposed Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Pipeline which would feed the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal. Progress Energy ... Read More »

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