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Stolen vehicle call yields drugs for Williams Lake RCMP

What started out as a stolen vehicle call turned into a drug seizure for Williams Lake Mounties this week. RCMP were notified that a stolen rental vehicle from Alberta was in Williams Lake Friday. Officers tracked down the vehicle at a local business Friday and initially arrested two people. As they did more digging, officers discover a substantial amount of drugs ... Read More »

Weather expected to fan Cariboo forest fires

Fire officials expect a change in the weather will cause increased wildfire activity in the Cariboo this weekend. A cold front, bringing with it strong and shifting wind, is forecast for the Cariboo region throughout Saturday and into Sunday. The BC Wildfire Service says gusts of up to 60 kilometres an hour in unpredictable directions could cause any current fires ... Read More »

Hudson Hope house fire turns tragic

On Wednesday at around 3pm, Hudson Hope RCMP dealt with a house fire. When police arrived at the home on Lahagarte Road they noticed the structure had collapsed. People were on scene trying to contain the fire and prevent it from spreading to the grass. Police were told that everyone was out of the home and were at another residence, ... Read More »

Williams Lake man arrested for PG assaults

One man is in custody and facing charges after two incidents that occurred back-to-back this week. On Monday, Prince George RCMP responded to a report of Assault and Mischief on the 1900 block of Strathcona Ave. Initial indications were that an adult male had assaulted an adult female and punctured the tires of her vehicle. While police were on route ... Read More »

High risk suspect arrested in Prince George

A high risk wanted man is now in custody following an Emergency Response Team deployment this morning. At 5:30 this morning the Prince George RCMP and the North District RCMP Emergency Response Team, met at a residence on the 500 block of Alward street to locate and arrest a wanted man believed to be in possession of weapons. Later, police ... Read More »

Terrace is put in the spotlight after local man wins contest

Captain Obvious is known for his outrageous commercials and spot on comedy. Now a local man has a chance to fill his shoes. Ryan Sergerie is a local from Terrace and one day he got tagged in a facebook post about looking for a Temporary Captain Obvious. Sergerie says him and a friend did one take for their video and ... Read More »

New Echocardiogram machine will improve work flow for the Mills Memorial Hospital

The Mills Memorial Hospital got an upgrade with a new Echocardiogram. An echocardiogram is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device, the device then picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. Dr. JeanPaul Lim is a doctor at the hospital and ... Read More »

Evacuation order issued for Anahim and Nimpo Lake area

Wildfire activity has forced the Cariboo Regional District and Ulkatcho First Nation to issue evacuation orders for the areas around Anahim Lake and the entire Ulkatcho First Nation territory. The Cariboo Regional District Evacuation order includes Anahim Lake, Nimpo Lake, Charlotte Lake, and area. The Ulkatcho First Nation Evacuation Order includes: Main Reserve, Old Ulkatcho, 21 Reserve, Towdystan, Fish Trap, ... Read More »

CRD issues evacuation alert for Maeford Lake area

The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation alert for the Maeford Lake area due to wildfire activity. The region is located about 10 km northwest of the north arm of Quesnel Lake. Officials say the alert has been issued to prepare residents to evacuate their premises or property if necessary. Residents will be given as much advance notice as ... Read More »

Full Cariboo backcountry ban possible as fire situation remains volatile

The Cariboo Fire Centre says it may shut down backcountry access because of extreme fire danger and active wildfires in the region. The restriction, if needed, would cover all Crown land within the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.  People must not remain or enter the restricted area without prior written authorization, unless the person: enters the area only in the course ... Read More »

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