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Search called off for missing boater

Crews have called off the search for a missing boater in Douglas Channel near Kitimat. Two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned Thursday night in heavy rain and near zero visibility. One of the two people tried to swim to shore and was rescued by a First Nations fisheries officer about 150 metres from ... Read More »

Kitimat issues water quality advisory

The District of Kitimat has issued a water quality advisory. Northern Health is recommending that children, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems boil their water before using it. The advisory is being issued to residents due to elevated turbidity levels in water taken from the Kitimat River. Officials say there is no evidence of increased risk ... Read More »

RCMP looking for missing Northern BC man

Prince George RCMP are hoping the public can help them find a missing man. Investigators say 24 year-old Kyle Brandon Parks was reported missing to police November 19th. Although police say significant efforts to find Parks have been made, they have not been able to find him. Kyle Brandon Parks is described as: Caucasian male 163 cm (5’4″) 66 kg ... Read More »

Vessel found, but no trace of missing boater

Military aircraft have now jointed the search in the Douglas Channel  for a missing boater. Two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned Thursday night in heavy rain and near zero visibility. One of the two people tried to swim to shore and was rescued about 180 metres from land and taken to hospital to ... Read More »

Lheidli T’enneh flag raised at CNC Prince George Campus

The flag of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation is flying above the College of New Caledonia in Prince George for the first time ever. The Friday flag-raising ceremony is to honour a Memorandum of Understanding signed between CNC and Lheidli T’enneh on National Aboriginal day earlier this year. “The MOU references the flag protocol – for the Lheidli T’enneh community, ... Read More »

Search for missing boater near Kitimat

A search continued early Friday for a missing boater in Kitimat harbour. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned Thursday night in heavy rain and near zero visibility. Coast Guard officer Dylan Carter said one of the two people tried to swim to shore and was ... Read More »

Terrace RCMP investigate armed robbery in Thornhill

Terrace RCMP are looking for suspects after an armed robbery in Thornhill Thursday morning. Mounties were called to an address in the 2900 block of Highway 16 east for a report of an armed robbery involving two masked men with handguns. The suspects fled toward upper Thornhill on a red ATV and were spotted by police on Old Lakelse Lake ... Read More »

Prince Rupert marks the official opening of extreme weather shelter

New beds arrived Thursday for Prince Rupert’s newly opened extreme weather shelter. Mayor Lee Brain and the North Coast Transition Society held an event Thursday afternoon to mark the official opening of the facility. Brain says volunteers and business worked hard to get the new shelter open for clients last weekend. Brain says with the shelter now open and new ... Read More »

Hammy freed of hammock, but not of his identity

  The Prince Rupert area deer that attracted international attention after he got a purple hammock stuck on his antler has been freed of the furniture that made him famous. Zane Testawich of the BC Conservation Officer Service says COs managed to track down and tranquilize Hammy earlier on Thursday. Although Hammy’s hammock may be gone, the Conservation Officer Service ... Read More »

Opening day for Hudson Bay Mountain Resort Friday

It’s the day many skiers and boarders in the Bulkley Valley have been waiting for. Friday is opening day at Hudson Bay Mountain Resort. Resort president Gary Mathiesen says all lifts will be open as the hill has received the most snow for an opening since he arrived in 2010. Mathiesen says all major runs will be open and groomed ... Read More »

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