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Two Prince George teens arrested following clown scare on social media

Two teens have been arrested in connection of a social media post that put Prince George schools in lockdowns. The RCMP say a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy posted on social media posing as clowns threatening schools. Schools in the area were put into code yellow, with business going on normally inside. Access in and out of the buildings was ... Read More »

BC NDP Leader John Horgan visiting northwest BC

BC NDP Leader John Horgan is continuing his visit in the Nass Valley and Kitimat. Horgan is meeting with residents and local governments to hear some of their concerns. One of the concerns he heard came from the Nisga’a Health Authority and some of the struggles they’re facing. Horgan is confident that the NDP will hold on to the Skeena riding ... Read More »

Mills Memorial Hospital getting an MRI machine

Mills Memorial Hospital will be home to an MRI Machine early next year. Northern Health’s Chris Simms says it will allow patients in the northwest access to resources a lot closer to home. He says the closest place for residents to get an MRI would be Prince George and even in some cases have travel to the Lower Mainland. Simms believes it will ... Read More »

First Nations leaders, environmental groups, and scientists discuss PNW LNG approval

A number of First Nations leaders, environmental groups, and scientists met in Prince Rupert to discuss the approval of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project. About 40 people attended to understand what the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s approval of the project means for Lelu Island and Flora Bank. Greg Knox with Skeena Wild opened the meeting by saying the PNW project had ... Read More »

Video circulating social media shows confrontation between a man and the Talhtan Wildlife Management Camp

A video is circulating around social media of a confrontation between a man and the Talhtan Wildlife Management Camp. The camp just south of Dease Lake is hoping to better manage the animals and the Talhtan’s food supply. Kalbona Keeper’s Peter Jakesta say he couldn’t believe when heard about the situation. He says that everyone else has been understanding of ... Read More »

RCMP issued warrant for man involved in Thornhill incident

Terrace RCMP have issued a warrant for a man that was involved of the Thornhill incident Wednesday. Police say an investigation of Samuel Kenneth Ratchford has been taken place for the last couple of weeks and say he’s wanted for several alleged incidents. Constable Angela Rabut confirms this is related to the investigation that took place on Mountainview Avenue Wednesday. When police entered ... Read More »

Evacuation order lifted in Thornhill neighbourhood

The RCMP are allowing people back into their homes at approximately 6:30pm following an incident on Mountainview Avenue in Thornhill. Police were called to the area around 10am Wednesday and say they will be updating the situation Thursday. A man who lives on Mountainview tells us what he saw when he was trying to return home earlier today. School District ... Read More »

UNBC continues to address sexual violence on campus

The University of Northern British Columbia President’s task force on sexual violence has submitted their final report. The report looks into prevention of sexual violence and how to protect the victim if an incident occurs. School President Dr. Daniel Weeks says the school is aiming to have the policy reflect the safety and health of their student. Arctrica Cunningham is the ... Read More »

Day of vigils for missing and murdered Aboriginal women

Today marks the October 4th Vigils for missing and murdered Aboriginal women. The day aims to honour the victims and bring awareness to the issue. Raven Potschka is from Haida Gwaii and feels it’s important to honour those are directly impacted. She hopes the vigils results in action so no one has to go through the heartbreak of losing someone. The October 4th ... Read More »

University of Northern British Columbia strengthening ties with Lheidli T’enneh First Nations

The University of Northern British Columbia is strengthening their ties with the Lheidli T’enneh First Nations. UNBC says they have added their language to the campus signs in Prince George. School president, Dr. Daniel Weeks says they’re also looking at other ways to work closer with the Lheidli T’enneh. He believes that this will build healthy partnerships down the road. ... Read More »