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Williams Lake RCMP investigating armed robbery

Williams Lake RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a local park. Mounties say a male was walking through the back of Boitanio Park Monday when he was approached by three males brandishing weapons and bear spray. The suspects demanded all of the victim’s belongings. Investigators say the incident happened shortly after five o’clock. Contact Williams Lake RCMP or Crime ... Read More »

Seahawks football camp touches down on Haida Gwaii

Members of the Seattle Seahawks and a reality TV star scored a touchdown on Haida Gwaii over the weekend. Seahawks tight end Luke Willson hosted a free youth football camp in Skidegate along with teammate Jimmy Graham and Captain Keith Colburn of Deadliest Catch. Willson, on his third trip to Haida Gwaii, says it’s the kids that keep him coming ... Read More »

New wildfire west of Williams Lake

The BC Wildfire Service is dealing with another fire start. The latest is a 125 hectare fire burning out of control approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Alexis Creek and 55 kilometres west of Williams Lake. Airtankers and helicopters were on site Monday night along with 25 firefighters and heavy equipment. While smoke may be visible from nearby areas, officials say ... Read More »

Man missing after a fall into the Quesnel River

A 32 year-old man is missing after he fell into a northern B.C. river over the weekend. RCMP say Terrance Paul Junior was walking with friends along the train bridge above the Quesnel River shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. Police say Paul fell from the bridge and ended up in the water where the Quesnel and Fraser Rivers meet. Two ... Read More »

Weekend highway crashes kill two

RCMP say two people died in separate crashes along northern BC highways over the weekend. Mackenzie Mounties say a Jeep left Highway 97 in the Pine Pass Sunday night. The vehicle hit the ditch, throwing the driver from the Jeep. The driver suffered serious head injuries and died at the scene. The passenger was taken to hospital with non life-threatening ... Read More »

Wildfire west of Tatla Lake

The Cariboo Fire has responded to another wildfire start, this time in the Chilcotin. Fire Information Officer Natasha Broznitsky says the fire was discovered Sunday approximately 2o km west of Tatla Lake or about 200km west of Williams Lake. Broznitsky says the fire is estimated at 6 hectares and classified as out of control as of 3:30 pm, June 25th. ... Read More »

Cariboo wildfire grows

A fire burning 40km southwest of Lac La Hache has grown from 8 hectares to 36 since it was discovered Friday. The BC Wildfire Service says crews are continuing to reinforce control lines around the flames, but officials are not confident the fire won’t spread beyond the lines.  The fire is still considered out of control. There were 50 firefighters, one helicopters, ... Read More »

Possible sighting of missing man at 100 Mile House

RCMP have more information about a man missing on a cycling trip between northwestern B.C. and Vancouver Island. Investigators believe they have a confirmed sighting of Sean David Kuntz at the South Cariboo Visitor Centre in 100 Mile House June 14. That’s the day after Kuntz last contacted his mother by text advising her that he was between Quesnel and ... Read More »

Wildfire burning near Lac la Hache

The BC Wildfire Service is tackling a wildfire in the Cariboo. Officials say the fire, discovered Friday June 23 approximately 40 km southwest of Lac La Hache, is estimated at 8 hectares in size and listed out of control as of Friday evening. The fire is burning approximately 5 kilometres away from Esketem’c First Nation Nation.  The BC Wildfire Service ... Read More »

Layout for new McKay Street park in Prince Rupert

The Mckay Street Park in Prince Rupert has been in desperate need for a new park and the time has finally come. For the past few years, Mckay Street park has been neglected and there’s been an increased amount of drug activity and violence. Ken Shaw, president of Transition in Prince Rupert says they received 87 thousand votes for the ... Read More »