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Prince George RCMP searching rivers after report of someone jumping off bridge

Prince George RCMP are asking the public to keep an eye out along the Nechako and Fraser Rivers after someone was seen jumping off the John Hart Bridge. Police say last Sunday around 8:00 p.m. the received reports of someone possibly jumping off the west side of the bridge. The police, along with police dogs, and a number of other ... Read More »

One man dead after boat overturns on Yellow Lake

RCMP say a man drowned while fishing on Yellow Lake, about 20 kilometres southeast of Williams Lake, on Friday. Police say rescue crews were called to the scene with reports of a small boat being overturned, sending two boaters in the water. Other boaters in the area had noticed the incident and were able to save one of the men, ... Read More »

Drugs, firearm and ammo seized in Williams Lake

A traffic stop has netted Williams Lake RCMP with a sizable seizure of potentially dangerous items. Police found the items after a general duty traffic stop early Saturday afternoon. A woman and three men were arrested after a prohibited gun, ammunition, and drugs were found in the vehicle. No names have been released and what charges the four may face ... Read More »

One dead after Greyhound bus crash near Quesnel

One person is dead and numerous are injured after a fatal Greyhound bus crash south of Kersley, near Quesnel. Quesnel RCMP responded to the crash just after 5:00 p.m. on Friday. They say the bus, a passenger car, a Ford pick-up truck and a Kubota tractor were all traveling north on Highway 97 when the crash took place. One person ... Read More »

Indigenous partnerships, softwood and infrastructure highlight discussions on the campaign trail

B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark says she will not rest until she secures a fair deal for British Columbia in the softwood lumber dispute with the United States. Campaigning today in Williams Lake for the May 9th election, Clark says the United States depends on Canadian lumber to keep homes affordable for the American middle class and that the softwood ... Read More »

Terrace’s budget close to being finalized

Terrace city council is one step closer to passing their budget. The Committee of the Whole recently met to discuss some final changes to the budget that was first presented back in December. Taxes are expected to go up three per cent. That adds up to a $45 increase for homeowners with a house valued at 300-thousand dollars. Terrace Mayor ... Read More »

Traditional North Coast art being showcased at NWCC

Traditional North Coast art will be shown off at Northwest Community College this weekend. NWCC says the exhibit will showcase the works from first and second year students from the Freda Deising School of Northwest Coast Art. Professor Dean Heron says projects presented will showcase traditional art from local communities. He says the students were able to create pieces that reflect their ... Read More »

Name change expected for Terrace’s aquatic centre

The aquatic centre in Terrace is expected to get a name change. The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is proposing to change it to Terrace and District Aquatic Centre. The regional district is hoping for the name change as it will better reflect the people who use the centre. They’re also note the fact they are chipping in money for the ... Read More »

Pole replacement to cause some delays in Terrace

Hydro pole replacement in Terrace will be causing some delays for motorists for the next week. BC Hydro says crews will be replacing poles near the Old Skeena River Bridge on Lakelse Avenue. Helicopters will be flying the poles in, causing temporary closures throughout the day. Construction is expected to happen daily from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. starting Friday ... Read More »

Writer Sarah de Leeuw launches book of essays about the northwest

Award-winning author Sarah de Leeuw was in Terrace yesterday to launch her new book. De Leeuw read excerpts from Where It Hurts at the Terrace Library to a hometown crowd. She describes the essays as about marginalized peoples and places and touches on the themes of loss. The stories in the book are based on her experiences living throughout the ... Read More »