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Williams Lake RCMP looking for a youth

Update: Surrance Myers has been located. The Williams Lake RCMP is requesting the assistance of the public in locating Surrance Myers, his birth date is August 11th, 2001 and described as 5’3″ and 110 lbs in weight. The Williams Lake RCMP is asking anyone who may have information regarding the location of this missing youth to please contact them. Read More »

Weekend home invasion in Quesnel

Two men have been arrested in Quesnel after a weekend home invasion. Quesnel RCMP say the home invasion occurred on Sunday afternoon at around 4:00 p.m. near Plywood Hill. Police quickly arrested the two male suspects later that day. During the investigation, a residence on Veneer Road was secured by the emergency response team and police dogs. Three other people ... Read More »

Skinned animals found at Prince Rupert waterfront not cats

The Prince Rupert RCMP say they’ve received two reports of dead cats in the water by Rushbrook Floats this afternoon. Police were told the cats were skinned and thrown into the water, but upon retrieving one of the animals, police realized it wasn’t a cat. The carcass was examined at an animal shelter and by a local expert, and both ... Read More »

Wind warning for the North and Central coasts

There’s a wind warning in effect for the North and Central coasts. An Arctic ridge of high pressure over the Southern Yukon combined with an area of low-pressure West of Vancouver Island will produce strong winds through the Mainland Valleys and inlets of the North and Central Coasts. Strong northeasterly outflow winds of 90 km/h will persist today and tonight. ... Read More »

Burn Awareness Week to raise safety awareness for kids

Next week is Burn Awareness Week, an event organized by the British Columbia Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund Jeffrey Minhinnick is with the Terrace Fire Department, and says this year they’re raising awareness on scalding burns. He says children are much more vulnerable to burns than adults. There are a number of events throughout the week for school-aged children. The ... Read More »

More money for coming to B.C. parks

The B.C. government will be spending $35-million to improve conservation at B.C. parks over the next three years. The province says the funding will go towards hiring 25 full-time park rangers and 87 temporary rangers that will fill positions in peak seasons. The funds will support new programs that promote and protect the natural environment, with a focus on the ... Read More »

Arctic outflow and wind warning for North Coast

Environment Canada has issued an arctic outflow and wind warning for the north coast. Strong outflow winds and cold wind chill values near minus 20 will redevelop tonight over the North Coast inland region in the vicinity of inlets and valleys. Minimize exposed skin with hats, scarves and mittens or gloves. Ensure that shelter is provided for pets and outdoor ... Read More »

Province announces funding for First Nations clean energy and training

The province has announced a number of First Nations funding initiatives. One program will see First Nations clean-energy projects get $2.1-million over three years. The funding is directed to help remote Aboriginal communities that aren’t connected to the B.C. Hydro grid and are dependent on diesel generators for power. The funding will be administered under the First Nations Clean Energy ... Read More »

TNDC CEO retiring but will stay involved

The CEO of the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation has retired from his position. Outgoing CEO Garry Merkel began working at the TNDC almost from the beginning of the corporation in 1985, but he says family and life commitments are pulling him away. Over the years, he says he’s proud of how the TNDC has developed a strong corporate culture. He ... Read More »

Terrace RCMP looking for suspect in 7-11 robbery

An armed man robbed the 7-11 in Terrace last night. Terrace RCMP say shortly before 1 a.m., a man pointed what is believed to be an airsoft rifle at store employees and made off with cash and lottery tickets. The suspect is described as a Caucasian man wearing a scarf, green plaid jacket with a hood, and a black baseball ... Read More »