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Ministry of Energy and Mines investigating Monday night blast at Prince George quarry

A Prince George quarry has been shut down while the Ministry of Energy and Mines investigates a late-night blast that shook a wide area of the city late Monday night. A government spokesman says permits at the quarry did not include conditions requiring workers to notify authorities before any blast, but the Ministry will probe all the complaints that followed ... Read More »

Avalanche control happening west of Terrace

Drive BC is warning commuters of delays on Highway 16 west of Terrace today. They say that avalanche control will be taking place 57 km west of the city. Delays of up to 45-minutes are expected between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Drive BC says updates will be provided as they become available. Read More »

B.C. Federation of Students calling on province to properly fund adult basic education

The B.C. Federation of Students is calling on the province to properly fund adult basic education Local chapters across the province are looking for support from local governments to make it more affordable for adults to complete their high school education and upgrade their courses. Lenda Girard represents the student’s federation chapter at Northwest Community College. She says it’s important ... Read More »

Terrace’s Mills Memorial Hospital to get replacement announces finance minister

Terrace’s Mills Memorial Hospital is getting a replacement after all. Finance Minister Mike de Jong made the announcement during an address to the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce today. He says there’s still work to be done before shovels hit the ground, but it will happen. During his presentation, he challenged chamber members to find one instance of where ... Read More »

Bomb threat investigation happening at William Konkin Elementary School in Burns Lake

A bomb threat is being investigated at William Konkin Elementary School in Burns Lake. RCMP say they got the call this morning. According to police, the principal of the school called Mounties when she learned of a device and evacuated the staff and students. Police say they called the explosive disposal unit out of an abundance of caution and they ... Read More »

Aurora LNG officials update Terrace City Council

Representatives from Aurora LNG gave an update to Terrace City Council on the state of the project. The group says they’re on no particular schedule for the project that will see liquefied natural gas from plants in the Fort Nelson area to Digby Island just west of Prince Rupert to be shipped to Asian markets. They’re waiting to see LNG rise ... Read More »

Snowfall warning issued for Central Coast – Inland Sections

A snowfall warning has been issued for inland sections of the Central Coast. Environment Canada says up to 20 cm of snow is expected to fall by tomorrow morning. The snow is expected to ease throughout Wednesday. Areas like Terrace are not of the woods though, 10 cm is expected to fall on the North Coast inland areas by tomorrow morning ... Read More »

Terrace getting new hospital

Terrace is getting a new hospital. Finance Minister Mike de Jong made the announcement during an address to the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce. Northern Health has submitted a concept plan to the province. Once it’s approved, a business plan will be put in place, with it expected to be put together this fall. The business plan process can take ... Read More »

Controlled quarry blast shakens Prince George residents

Prince George RCMP have solved a loud mystery that literally left residents in the North Nechako area shaken last night. Mounties initially responded to what they called a suspicious occurrence after reports of a large explosion at about 8:30 p.m., but no one was able to provide an exact location. Corporal Craig Douglass says officers searched for 90 minutes before ... Read More »

Celeste Haldane expected to be named as Chief Commissioner of BC Treaty Commission

A well known lawyer is the new chief commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission. Celeste Haldane is expected to do a three-year term and will lead the independent body made up of five commissioners appointed by the federal and provincial governments, and the First Nations Summit. Haldane still needs one more level government for her to be approved. The process ... Read More »