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Author Archives: Jeff Blagden

News Reporter/ Anchor. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Jeff has a background in sports journalism, and radio hosting. He comes most recently from his post as a morning show host in Chetwynd.

Prince George RCMP seeking violent offender

Prince George RCMP are asking residents to be on the lookout for a man wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant. 31 year-old Ravinesh Jason Sharma is wanted for being unlawfully at large after failing to meet curfew-related release conditions at his designated Prince George residence. Police have been unable to locate Sharma in Prince George and fear he may be attempting ... Read More »

Canada Post rotating strikes beginning today

With the holidays on the horizon, the announcement of rotating postal strikes in four Canadian cities couldn’t have come at a worse time. The strike is being led by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, which represents more than 50 thousand Canada Post employees. 24 hour rotating strikes began this morning in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor, and Halifax. According to the ... Read More »

Maitland defeated after 42 year run as mayor of Hazelton

For the first time in over 4 decades, someone not named Alice Maitland will be the mayor of Hazelton. Dennis Sterritt, a housing and infrastructure advisor for the Gitksan Government Commission, will end the 42 year streak for Maitland. Maitland took the loss in stride though, saying she felt it was time for a younger, inteligent, and energetic voice to ... Read More »

Southern BC hit with 3 earthquakes and at least 5 significant aftershocks

Experts are calling a streak of earthquakes felt across the southern part of the province last night “unusual”. Three quakes measuring magnitudes of over 6 hit just before midnight yesterday, followed by at least 5 significant aftershocks stretching in to the early morning. The quakes were felt south of Port Hardy on the Northeast end of Vancouver Island. Initial reports ... Read More »

Electoral Reform Referendum packages shipped out today

BC residents aren’t done casting ballots just yet as today marks the opening of the voting period for the Electoral Reform Referendum. Registered voters should expect to receive their voting packages through the mail sometime this week. According to Elections BC, rotating postal strikes will not affect the delivery of the packages, and they expect all voters to receive their ... Read More »

MLA Ellis Ross says it’s time to get to work to ensure the success of LNG

The time for celebration is over, according to Skeena MLA Ellis Ross, who says businesses need to start hustling now to see the benefit of the LNG boom. Ross made the comments at an LNG Celebration in Terrace tonight which saw him express both joy and relief over LNG Canada’s Final Investment Decision. Earlier in the speech, Ross stressed the ... Read More »

Minister Sohi announces nearly $670,000 in funding for Kitselas forestry projects

Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi continued his visit to the Northwest with a stop in Terrace today. Continuing to build on the theme from yesterday, the Minister took to the podium once more to announce more funding to First Nations, this time to the Kitselas. Nearly 670 thousand dollars has and will continue to be invested across two forestry ... Read More »

Fort St John RCMP seeking witness to possible hit and run

RCMP in Fort St John are hoping to find witnesses to a possible hit and run from Monday. Police attended an area near 94th Avenue and 94th Street early in the morning to find an injured man laying in the middle of the street. After transporting the wounded man to hospital, police launched an investigation in to a possible hit ... Read More »

Two charged after feeding Timbits to bear cubs

Two northern BC residents are learning both the “Don’t feed the animals” and “watch what you post online” lessons the hard way. The pair are being charged under the Wildlife Act after photos of them feeding Timbits to a bear cub along the Alaska Highway emerged online. According to the BC Conservation Service, feeding bears, especially at a young age, ... Read More »

Prince George RCMP seek help in identifying suspect

RCMP in Prince George are seeking a suspect relating to an indecent act investigation from earlier in the month. The incident originally took place inside a drug store near 1st Avenue and Tabor Boulevard on October 5th. While little has been revealed regarding the specifics of the incident, police are hoping the public can help them identify the suspect after ... Read More »

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