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Police investigate incidents of children being chased by an adult at Prince George parks

Police are investigating reports of an adult chasing children in Prince George parks. RCMP say one incident happened on Tuesday in Harry Loder park. Mounties say a man approached the child and said his name was Manny. A similar occurrence happened in Rainbow Park on Sunday when a man chased two girls through the park. Police describe the suspect in ... Read More »

Two Mile area of Moricetown being evacuated due to flooding

The Moricetown Band says the Two Mile area is being evacuated because of a burst beaver dam. Chief Duane Mitchell says Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue members safely rescued people in seven homes that were cut off because of the flooding. He says no other evacuations are happening at this time and adds the band will keep everyone updated about ... Read More »

Haida Gwaii family kayaking along B.C.’s coast to raise awareness for ALS

A Haida Gwaii family is kayaking down the B.C. coast to raise ALS awareness. Katie Borserio succumbed to the disease last December, three years after being diagnosed with it. Her son, Luke, says generous support from the community and other organizations allowed Katie to stay at home during her illness. Borserio says they want to give back to the community ... Read More »

Teen in custody for impaired driving following crash in Quesnel

A teen is in custody for impaired driving following an early crash in Quesnel. RCMP say they responded to a call on Garner Road around 4:30 a.m. and found a vehicle in a ditch. A 17-year-old was then taken into custody by police for driving impaired. Police say the crash happened close to the location of a high school graduation ... Read More »

Rainfall warning in place for the Bulkley Valley and The Lakes

A rainfall warning has been issued for the Bulkley Valley and The Lakes. Environment Canada says a low pressure system will bring in heavy periods of rain over the next 24 hours. Totals of 40-50 millimetres is expected for Smithers, Telkwa and Houston through tomorrow evening. A severe thunderstorm watch is also in place for the southern portions of the Bulkley ... Read More »

UHNBC gets new rehabilitation wheelchairs

The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia is getting new rehabilitation wheelchairs. The wheelchairs were donated by the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation after several years of fundraising efforts. Officials say 62 will be donated to help patients with their rehab process, in hopes to allow patients to regain full mobility. Read More »

Union of BC Indian Chiefs’ president reacts to election results

The president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs says the election results show the province wanted a change. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip says the election speaks clearly on how a number of issues like the environment and wildlife drove voters to the polls. He says it’s also significant to see a record number of Indigenous peoples elected to the ... Read More »

NDP Doug Donaldson re-elected in Stikine riding

The Stikine riding will once again be represented the NDP’s Doug Donaldson. Donaldson was the incumbent and this will be his third term as MLA. He says he’s looking forward helping the residents in Stikine and ensuring things get done properly in Victoria. Donaldson won with 51.51 per cent of the popular vote with 4,370. The Liberal’s Wanda Good has ... Read More »

John Rustad re-elected to Nechako Lakes riding

The Canadian Press has declared the Nechako Lakes riding for Liberal candidate John Rustad. Rustad was the incumbent candidate and this will be his fourth term as MLA. Rustad says he’ll continue to fight for the residents in his riding. He say his first order of business is to ensure the election signs are collected and no mess is left ... Read More »

Liberal and NDP leaders reelected in their ridings

BC New Democrat Leader John Horgan has been re-elected in the riding of Langford-Juan de Fuca. Horgan was first elected to the riding in the Victoria suburbs in 2005. He has more than 50% of the vote with at least 11 of 82 polls reporting. Meanwhile, Christy Clark has been re-elected in her riding of Kelowna-West. The Liberal Leader was ... Read More »