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Travel advisories issued for Kitimat, Terrace areas

Freezing rain on top of compact snow has left highways around the Northwest in poor condition. The Ministry of Transportation has issued travel advisories for Highway 37 from Kitimat to the Junction with Highway 16 in Terrace and for Highway 16 from Terrace to 50 kilometres east of Terrace. Drivers should consider alternate plans or use extreme caution. The high ... Read More »

Highway 16 closed between Prince Rupert and Terrace

The Ministry of Transportation has shut down a section of Highway 16 due to high avalanche hazard. Officials say the road is closed in both directions 13 km east of the Port Edward turnoff to 35 km west of Terrace. There is no detour available and no estimated time of reopening. The ministry says an assessment is in progress and ... Read More »

Highway 97 open south of Mackenzie Junction after fire

A well-known road-side stop along Highway 97 burst into flames Tuesday morning. According to witnesses, the Windy Point restaurant and gas station, just south of the Mackenzie junction caught fire. Highway 97 was closed 3 km south of the junction with Highway 39 but has since re-opened.     Read More »

PM to meet with Colton Boushie’s family

Justin Trudeau will meet with the family of Colten Boushie in the angry aftermath of a not-guilty verdict in the First Nation man’s shooting death. A spokesman for the prime minister says Trudeau is looking forward to listening to the family and his heart goes out to Boushie’s community. On Friday, a jury acquitted Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley of second-degree ... Read More »

Snowfall warning for North Coast

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the North Coast. Forecasters say a Pacific frontal system will bring heavy snow to Stewart Monday night with up to 20 cm by Tuesday morning. Rapidly accumulating snow could be travel difficult and may reduce visibility on the roads.   Read More »

Missing woman found safe

Prince George RCMP say a woman reported missing to police has been located. Mounties say 25 year-old  Brittany Marie Gagnon has been found safe and sound. RCMP thank the public and the media for their assistance. Read More »

Terrace man facing assault charge

A Terrace man is facing criminal charges after a serious assault last week. RCMP were called to the 5000 block of Park Avenue shortly before 6:30 Thursday for a report of a badly beaten man. When Mounties got to the scene, they were told the suspect had a gun.  Police put up a perimeter and called in an RCMP dog ... Read More »

Cross country protests erupt over Stanley trial verdict

Protestors gathered across the country amid a chorus of outrage the day after a white farmer was acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan. A jury in Battleford, Saskatchewan, found Gerald Stanley not guilty of second degree murder on Friday in the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, a resident of the Red Pheasant First Nation. ... Read More »

Terrace RCMP looking for missing man

Terrace Mounties are asking for help finding a missing 34 year-old man. RCMP say Edward Clark McDonald, who goes by the name Jared, was last seen in Terrace January 19th. Police say they are concerned for hi well-being. Investigators say Jared McDonald is described as:  • First Nations • Medium complexion • Five feet, nine inches in height • 146 ... Read More »

Crash between snowmobile and police vehicle prompts reminder

Terrace RCMP say snowmobiles have no place on the roads. The reminder comes after a crash between a marked police Suburban and a snowmobile Thursday afternoon in Thornhill. Police were responding to a call on Kofoed Drive when a sledder emerged from behind a snowbank on the should for the road crossed into the path of the RCMP vehicle . ... Read More »

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