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Local Prince Rupert Buisness robbed

Prince Rupert RCMP was called in around 11 pm on July 17th to a reported armed robbery. A lone suspect entered PJ’s Park Ave Foods located at 1665 Park Ave. The suspect pulled out a weapon and demanded money from the cashier, and fled the store southbound with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as 5’6 with ... Read More »

IIO dealing with case in Prince George

Prince George RCMP received a report that a man was “casing” vehicles. On July 18th at 10:30 a man was casing vehicles in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Central Street West. A Police officer responded to the complaint and located the suspect who attempted to flee by bike. A struggle allegedly broke out between the suspect and ... Read More »

People still burning fires during provincial ban

Despite open burning prohibitions being implemented in the Coastal Fire center, the BC wildfire service continues to receive reports of people ignoring the fire ban. Between July 15th and July 17th over 50 illegal campfires were reported/ Marg Drysdale is a fire information officer for the Coastal fire center and she says she wasn’t shocked.. she was disappointed. Drysdale adds ... Read More »

Horgan addresses hydro rates, auto insurance and housing with appointments

B.C.’s new Premier has announced another four appointments to tackle hydro rates, auto insurance costs and housing affordability. “For 16 years under the Liberal government, ordinary people struggled to get ahead – nowhere have they seen that more than in out-of-control housing and Hydro costs. We’re tackling affordability and getting government working for people again, starting with Crown corporations and ... Read More »

Federal government sends Armed Forces to help with BC wildfire

Canadian Armed forces are now joining the fight against the number of wildfires that continue to burn across the province. Mike Farnworth, the new minister of public safety and Emergency Management, announced today that negotiations with the federal government have let to the deployment of 225 armed forces troops coming in the province to help with civilian management. Farnworth, along ... Read More »

Warrant issued for Terrace man

The Terrace RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating Alexandra Roger Reid. Reid is currently wanted on two arrest warrants related to Failure to Comply with a Probation Order, Recognizance, and Undertaking. He is described as: 6’1 172 pounds 25 years old First Nations Medium complexion Short brown hair Brown eyes Thin build (RCMP Press Release) Read More »

Williams Lake RCMP dealing with threats to firefighters

Williams Lake RCMP is dealing with multiple locals who are threatening local firefighters. RCMP received a report just after 10 am on July 18th that a local resident threatened a firefighter who was working on the scene. After speaking with the fireman RCMP learned there was an incident a day prior of a local resident threatening to kill fire fighters. ... Read More »

NAIG Update

It was another great day for Team BC, especially the wrestling team at the National American Indigenous Games. Daniel Coels, Mayben Crabbe, Ottis Crabbe, Morgan Dagenais, Tristina Howse, Jayden Iversen, Kye Mills, and Ethan Parkinson all competed for medals. “Their support for one another was most inspiring,” said Head Coach Rob Smyth of his team’s performance today. The team won ... Read More »

100 Mile House crime

With wildfires tearing apart the Cariboo, some citizens are not following proper procedures in evacuated towns. 100 Mile House RCMP arrested a man for being unlawfully in an Evacuation Zone. RCMP officers were doing a general duty patrol in 100 Mile house, they were alerted to the male when they observed a light flick on and off in a residence ... Read More »

Quesnel shows their support

The city of Quesnel has opened up different types of support centers all around their city. Yesterday, the city opened up a wildfire information kiosk at the new community space on the corner of Reid Street and St Laurent Ave. The office is staffed by a Wildfire Branch communications officer from 10am-2pm every day for as long as needed. The ... Read More »

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