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Williams Lake RCMP are investigating mischief complaints

The Williams Lake RCMP is actively investigating a complaint of mischief. Sometime in the last couple of weeks, it appears that someone has willfully put roofing type nails on the Redeau Lake Road in 150 Mile House area. A number of logging trucks and pickups have received flat tires which has become very expensive for the contractors and local mills ... Read More »

New Hazelton shooting leads to Attempted Murder charge

RCMP say a 60-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a weekend shooting in New Hazelton. Medical staff notified police Saturday October 14th that they were treating a person with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Few details have been released, but police say their investigation led to the arrest of Ronald Fowler, who along with the attempted ... Read More »

Slick, slushy conditions cause Highway 16 traffic tie-ups

Traffic was tied up along a section of Highway 16 near Fraser Lake Wednesday morning after a mishap involving a commercial truck. North District RCMP say an empty semi jack-knifed in what police describe as slippery and slushy conditions. Highways crews were initially able to open up one lane of the highway, but RCMP say a logging truck making its ... Read More »

One dead and one injured after deadly stabbing in Prince Rupert

RCMP arrested a 17-year-old male after a stabbing late last night. The Prince Rupert RCMP were called to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of 9th Ave West in Prince Rupert. When Police arrived, a 17-year-old male was taken into custody while two others were located inside the building suffering from serious injuries. Emergency ... Read More »

UPDATE: Highway 16 closed near Fraser Lake

A vehicle incident has left Highway 16 closed near Fraser Lake. The Ministry of Transportation says the route is closed approximately 12 km east of the community. Officials originally said the closure was 12 km west of Fraser Lake. CFNR has contacted the RCMP for clarification and more details when they become available. Cpl. Madonna Saunderson with the North District ... Read More »

Wolverine hosts open houses on proposed fuel terminal

The company behind a proposed marine fuels terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert is holding two open houses on the North Coast this week. Wolverine Terminals is receiving public comments which will be used in the federal government’s environmental effects evaluation of the project. Wolverine says Prince Rupert Marine Fuels would allow cargo vessles anchored or berthed at the ... Read More »

Thefts from vehicles on the rise in Quesnel

October has seen an increased amount of thefts from vehicles in Quesnel. These have occurred all over the City but the Uplands, Racing Road area, as well as the Johnston and Carson subdivisions, have been the worst hit. Police have the following tips to prevent you from becoming a victim of these crimes: Do not leave any property in your ... Read More »

New arena underway for the Upper-Skeena

Last Friday was the groundbreaking day for the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre in Hazelton. Northern Development’s CEO Joel McKay was on hand at the ceremony to show support for the construction of the new arena along with officials from the Province of BC. The facility is projected to be the primary venue to pursue sports, tourism and act as a ... Read More »

RCMP helicopter added to search for missing mushroom picker

Police and search crews are back in bush near Smithers for a fourth day as they try to find a missing woman. Mounties received a call Saturday morning after Frances Brown became separated from her cousin while picking in the Kitsegucla Road area. RCMP Corporal Madonna Saunderson says search and rescue crews on the ground will get some additional assistance ... Read More »

Moose hunt ban in ?Esdilagh First Nation territory

Another First Nation community in the Cariboo Chilcotin has opened a ban on moose hunting within its territory. The ban was announced on Monday, after they made the decision following a community meeting held on October 5th. The Esdilagh or Alexandria First nation is located alongside the Fraser River between Williams Lake and Quesnel. This season, Tsliqot’in National Government Chair ... Read More »

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