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RCMP to announce development in Northern B.C. homicide case

RCMP have called a news conference in Fort St. John Monday to announce what the force is calling a significant development in the Pamela Napoleon homicide probe. The 42-year-old woman went missing from the Blueberry River First Nations in July, 2014. Remains, later identified as Napoleon’s, were discovered August 4th, 2014 in a burned down trapper’s cabin located approximately 30 ... Read More »

Hydro completes work on Telkwa River transmission tower

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BC Hydro says it has completed work on an electrical tower that had initially been threatened by flooding in the Bulkley Valley. Community Relations Manager Bob Gammer says crews were able to shore up and place armour around a 138 kilovolt transmission line tower in the Telkwa River by late Sunday. High water levels on the river had raised concern ... Read More »

Little Fort shooting leaves one dead, one injured

100 Mile House RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person dead and another in hospital. Mounties were called to a Little Fort home in the 6800 block of Highway 24 just after 10 a.m. Sunday. Police found one person dead and another person with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. ... Read More »

Hydro says crane in place to support major transmission tower

BC Hydro says the risk of a major power outage in the Bulkey Valley has been further reduced. Hydro Community Relations Manager Bob Gammer says crews were able to complete a rip rap road and get a crane to the site of a transmission tower in the Telkwa River Saturday. Gammer says a crane is now supporting the 138 kilovolt ... Read More »

BC Hydro making progress shoring up tower

BC Hydro says it’s making good progress shoring up a transmission tower in the Bulkley Valley. Recent flooding on the Bulkley and Telkwa Rivers began to erode the base of the tower, causing concern about its stability. Hydro Community Relations Manager Bob Gammer says crews are building a road with rip rap to access the flooded site. Once that’s complete, ... Read More »

Mixed opinions shown at the open house regarding the Thornhill Roundabout Plan

Yesterday, there was an open house in Thornhill regarding the Transportation Ministry’s plans to turn the four-way stop at the Highway 16-37 intersection into a roundabout. Plenty of questions were asked in this open house, with mixed opinions. Some residents were saying the roundabout would create too much confusion for drivers while some were saying this will speed up commutes ... Read More »

Man wanted in shooting may be in Quesnel

Prince George RCMP have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that left a dog dead and a person wounded last weekend. Investigators believe two men exchanged gunfire outside a home, including one of the men first thought to be the victim of the shooting. Mounties say 20 year-old Michael Campbell-Alexander is charged with attempted murder, unlawfully killing an ... Read More »

Woman hit by train in Terrace

Police are investigating after a woman was hit by a train in Terrace Friday morning. North District RCMP say someone came across an injured woman along the railway tracks near the 4500 block of Greig Avenue about about 8:40. Emergency crews took the woman to hospital for treatment, but RCMP say they don’t know the extent of her injuries CN ... Read More »

Canada seeing more diversity as immigration and Indigenous populations increase

The 2016 census shows Canada’s Indigenous population is up 42.5 percent since 2006 to nearly 1.7-million. Statistics Canada says the Aboriginal growth rate is more than four times that of the rest of the population. But Aboriginal people earn about nine-thousand-dollars less per year than non-Indigenous Canadians and a fifth of all First Nations people live in a dwelling in ... Read More »

Services changes on it’s way for Highway 16 routes between Prince George and Smithers

With winter driving on the horizon, BC Transit will make adjustments to the schedules for Prince George/Burns Lake and Smithers/Burns Lake. For route 161, all trips between Prince George and Burns Lake will continue to leave at the existing schedules, but arrival times will be set a little later, ensuring the safety of drivers and passengers during the winter. Likewise, ... Read More »

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