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Fire forces expansion of evacuation order for Tatla Lake area

The Cariboo Regional District has expanded an evacuation order for the area around Tatla Lake. Due to immediate danger, the CRD says RCMP or other groups will be letting affected residents know. The evacuation route is Highway 20 and then on to Prince George. A map of the affected areas can be seen here:  http://bit.ly/2v06V0i Those residents who have accommodations ... Read More »

Cariboo Regional District expands evacuation order north of Kleena Kleene

The Cariboo Regional District has expanded a fire-related evacuation order in the Chilcotin. CRD officials say the order for an area north of Kleena Kleene replaces one originally issued August 3, 2017. Due to immediate danger, RCMP or other groups will be expediting the action.  The evacuation route for those affected is Highway 20 to Bella Coola You can see ... Read More »

Williams Lake RCMP investigating two suspicious deaths

Williams Lake RCMP have released few details, but police confirm they are investigating the deaths of two people. Mounties say the two bodies were discovered when police were called to a home in the city Thursday, August 17th at 9:41. While police have described the deaths as suspicious, few details, including the age and gender of the victims, have been ... Read More »

Prince George Hit and Run

One person is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle early this afternoon. On Friday, August 18th, 2017, approximately 1:30 PM, the Prince George RCMP received a report of Motor Vehicle Collision with a Pedestrian near the corner of 1st Avenue and Ospika Boulevard in Prince George.  Initial reports were that a vehicle collided with a ... Read More »

New Moricetown orchard will bring community together

On Friday, A new edible forest was unveiled in the center of Moricetown. The Edible forest is dedicated to Bridget Forsythe who passed away on June second, 2001, her unexpected death prevented her from starting the community garden. From Raspberries to Bearberries the forest will provide a diverse and healthy living opportunity for everyone, according to the communications director of ... Read More »

Williams Lake drug bust

RCMP in Williams Lake are investigating a tip that came through about illicit drug activity. Police followed through on the information and have executed a search warrant on a residence Friday August 18, 2017. As a result, three people have been arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine, methamphetamines, marijuana, heroin and numerous pills as well as a large ... Read More »

Attempted arson in Williams Lake

RCMP received a call the morning of August 18th, 2017 from a resident of an apartment building in Williams Lake after hearing noise coming from the main floor of the building. The resident went to check the on the noise and when they got the the area they smelled smoke. The resident then called emergency services, and they discovered the ... Read More »

BC State of Emergency extended for the third time in record-setting wildfire year

With a cold front expected to bring high winds this weekend, the province has again extended the state of emergency to September first. Chris Duffy with Emergency Management BC, says this will allow the province to continue with their coordinated fire suppression efforts. The state of emergency allows for RCMP, EMBC and other organizations to take whatever action is needed ... Read More »

Rice on eliminating tuition for basic education, upgrading

The provincial government has taken a step to reverse a liberal move concerning fees for adults wanting to upgrading their skills. Premier John Horgan announced Tuesday the government will eliminate tuition fees for adult basic education and upgrading language skills. North coast MLA Jennifer Rice says the government felt is wasn’t right that adults who wanted to improve their lot ... Read More »

ICBC pushes app to stop distracted driving

B.C. Attorney General David Eby is asking ICBC to explore ways of reducing its costs, and one area they have focused on is distracted driving. 78 people die on highways in this province annually due to distracted driving. It has become a major issue in this age of cell phones and other electronic gizmos. Try as they might, police forces ... Read More »

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