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Terrace students and chaperones safe following attacks in London, England

Students and chaperones from Caledonia Secondary School who are in London, England for a field trip are safe following the attacks on the Parliament grounds. Coast Mountains Superintendent Katherine McIntosh says the company behind the tours will be keeping close contact with both families of the students and the school board. Any updates or changes to the itinerary will be given ... Read More »

Williams Lake RCMP swear in reserve constables

Three people have been sworn in as reserve constables for the RCMP. The swearing in happened in Williams Lake where Constable Rick Meaver, Corporal Gordon Rutherford and Staff Sergeant John Dryder will john the force in different capacities. The RCMP will be using them to help fill-in during transfers, leaves, training, and other projects. They officers will also offer insights ... Read More »

Inquest into police shooting of a Hazelton man continues

Family members of a Hazelton man fatally shot by transit police in Surrey were visibly emotional as a coroner’s inquest heard testimony today from the officer who pulled the trigger. Constable Pamela McKinnon said 23-year-old Naverone Woods was bleeding profusely from his abdomen while he jogged on the spot with a knife in each hand during the December 2014 altercation. McKinnon ... Read More »

Province provides money to rural areas to help end domestic violence

The province has announced over a million dollars that will go towards ending domestic violence. Officials say some of the funding is to provide transportation for women and children trying to flee from unsafe homes. The money also focuses on ensuring rural areas get the proper resources to combat domestic violence. The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres will be getting ... Read More »

Northern Development Initiative Trust provides funds to Smithers Airport expansion

More funding has been provided to the Smithers Airport expansion. The Northern Development Initiative trust has put $125,000 dollars towards the expansion. Airport Manager Rob Blackburn says grants like this one really help take the load off the airport and the share they have to provide. Blackburn says the expansion gives the airports much needed repairs since it was built ... Read More »

Police investigate early morning break and enter in Prince George

RCMP are investigating an early morning break and enter in Prince George. Police say it happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday on Monterey Road near Highway 97. Officers say the thieves used a pick-up truck to smash into the business and took off with alcohol. It’s believed the pick-up was stolen from the 2000 block Central Street about an hours before ... Read More »

Man charged in crash that killed one and injured three last year in Prince George

A man has been charged following a crash that claimed a life and sent three to hospital in Prince George. RCMP the single vehicle crash happened back on March 12 of last year on Highway 97 at Austin Road. Police say 22-year-old Dustin Allen Tisdale faces seven charges, including one count of criminal negligence causing death and two counts of ... Read More »

Dust advisory issued for Burns Lake

A road dust advisory has been issued for Burns Lake. The Ministry of Environment along with Northern Health issued the advisory due to high concentrations of coarse particulate matter. Dust levels tend to be highest around busy roads and industrial operations. People with chronic underlying medical conditions should postpone strenuous exercise near busy streets until the advisory is lifted. Exposure ... Read More »

Province and Lake Babine Nation agree to develop a 25-year roadmap to reconciliation

The provincial government and the third largest Aboriginal band in B.C. have agreed to develop a 25-year roadmap to reconciliation. Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad and Lake Babine Chief Wilf Adam today signed an agreement that commits both sides to negotiating a Foundation Agreement — a 25-year framework to incrementally resolve land claims and clarify respective governance and decision-making. The ... Read More »

Port of Prince Rupert serving-up new agricultural port operation

The Port of Prince Rupert is serving up another service at their Ridley Island operation. The port along with Ray-Mont Logistics is developing an integrated logistics and container loading operation at the south end of Ridley Island Industrial to ship out crops like beans, soybeans, flax, and wheat to international markets. The port’s Michael Gurney says 40 full-time jobs are ... Read More »

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