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Terrace RCMP looking for couple driving red side-by-side

RCMP in Terrace are on the lookout for a man and women seen driving dangerously on a on a Kawasaki side by side. Police say the couple was spotted on highway 16 at the Copperside in Thornhill about 1:30 a.m on september 23rd. When they saw the police were onto them, they sped off. But they were caught on surveillance cameras. ... Read More »

Ottawa, Coastal First Nations commit to collaborate on fisheries management

The federal government and Coastal First Nations have signed an agreement that sets the stage for more collaboration on fisheries management The Reconciliation Framework Agreement also aims to strengthen economic opportunities in support of healthy, self-reliant, and sustainable Coastal First Nations Communities. A news release from both parties says the agreement outlines subject areas for nation-to-nation discussion and the process ... Read More »

Regional District begins disinfecting water storage facilities

The Regional District of Kitimat Stikine says its taking a precautionary approach after bacteria was discovered in the Thornhill Community Water System. District officials issued a boil water notice Tuesday night for all communities connected to the system after total coliform bacteria was revealed in test results. Works and Services Manager Roger Tooms says total coliform bacteria is not likely ... Read More »

Prince George man charged in connection with kidnapping and sex assault

Prince George RCMP say a man has been charged in connection with a kidnapping and sex assault last month. Mounties say 26-year-old Sukhjinder Singh appeared in court Wednesday afternoon and was charged with kidnapping and sexual assault for an attack on a woman September 3 of this year. The woman was trying to fix a flat tire in the very ... Read More »

Local Alert Bay First Nations continue to push for removal of Fish Farms during visit from Horgan

Premier John Horgan was in Alert Bay yesterday to talk with local First Nations about overlapping of their territories, salmon security, and fish farms. Horgan released a statement saying he was pleased at the invite from Chief Bob Chamberlin to visit the community of ‘Namgis and meet with people there. Chamberlin echoed that same sentiment, telling CFNR working with the ... Read More »

Liberal candidates tour the Northwest

While the provincial legislature breaks for a week, candidates running for the liberal leadership have scattered and some are here in the northwest. Mike Bernier MLA for Peace River South was in Prince Rupert and Thornhill Tuesday. Wednesday he will be in Kitimat and Thursday he will make stops in Smithers, Burns Lake and Hazelton. Bernier says he can make ... Read More »

RDKS upgrades water advisory to boil water notice

The Regional District of Kitimat Stikine has issued a boil water notice to several areas of Thornhill. The District initially sent out a water quality notice to residents in Upper and Lower Thornhill Tuesday, but just two hours later it elevated that to a boil water notice and expanded the area to include Queensway and the Copper Mountain subdivision. Officials ... Read More »

Water quality advisory issued for Thornhill

The Regional District of Kitimat Stikine has issued a water quality advisory for Upper and Lower Thornhill District staff say multiple tests from a number of different locations have revealed the presence of coliform in the water system. Officials says that the water supply in Lower and Upper Thornhill is suspected to be contaminated with the potentially harmful bacteria and ... Read More »

Heiltsuk plan court action one year after spill

A Central Coast First Nation says it plans to take court action for damages caused by a fuel and oil spill in its waters one year ago. Chief Marilyn Slett of the Heiltsuk Tribal Council says the nation continues to suffer the disastrous effects the spill has had on its food sources, culture, and economy. Kirby Corporation tug the Nathan ... Read More »

Highway 97 reopened south of Chetwynd

The BC transportation ministry says traffic is now flowing again along Highway 97. The highway was closed in both directions earlier this afternoon due to a collision between Mackenzie Junction and Chetwynd. No further details are available at this time. Read More »

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