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Terrace fire ban lifted

Thanks to the rain this past weekend and lingering cloud, the Terrace fire ban has been lifted. Small backyard fires are allowed within city limits, as well as campfires on Ferry Island. All other fires still remain prohibited, as well as any fires outside city limits. Wet weather is expected to continue in the forecast this week, but make sure ... Read More »

Prince George Cougars add NHL talent

The Prince George Cougars made their offseason interesting after they bolstered their defensive core On Monday, the WHL team announced the signing of defenceman Dennis Cholowski. Cholowski was drafted 20th overall in the first round of the 2016 NHL entry draft by the Detroit Red Wings. The Cougars had Cholowski’s WHL rights because they chose him in the 10th round ... Read More »

Miracle Treat Day was yet another success

August 10th was a hot one with temperatures hovering around 30 degrees which made it a perfect time to go pick up a Blizzard on Miracle Treat Day and Terrace residents were craving some ice cream. The total amount raised came to $29,231.10. All proceeds from every Blizzard treat sold goes to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. The restaurant saw a ... Read More »

Smoky skies, air quality shouldn’t have long term effect says Provincial Health

Provincial Health says exposure to smoke from the BC wildfires wont have a long-term effect on BC residents. Smoke advisories have been in effect for over a month in a number of regions throughout the province, but Deputy Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the affects shouldn’t linger. Dr Henry says compared to places like Beijing, what we’re experiencing is ... Read More »

BC Gov ends grizzly bear trophy hunt, hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest

The BC government is ending the Grizzly Bear Trophy hunt and any grizzly bear hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest. There are an estimated 15,000 grizzly bears in BC and each years about 250 are killed by hunters. The government says this action is supported by the vast majority of people across the province. Although the trophy hunting will end, ... Read More »

CAF steps in for loss of seasonal workers, students staff fighting BC wildfire

With no relief to hot and dry conditions in sight, Emergency Management BC and the BC Wildfire Services are posed with a new issue. September brings back school and other responsibilities, and with seasonal workers and students beginning to shift back to their normal routine, firefighters and support staff fighting the fires will take a hit in personnel. The province ... Read More »

Grants available for small businesses impacted by wildfire

The province of British Columbia, alongside the Red Cross, are launching a program to help small businesses affected by the wildfire. The Red Cross will be issuing $1,500 grants for small businesses who fall under the guidelines and complete the application. The emergency financial assistance will be coming from the one million dollars the Government set aside for wildfire disaster ... Read More »

Williams Lake man missing after July evacuation

A man evacuated from Williams Lake last month is still unaccounted for. RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating 67 year old David Jeff. Jeff was last seen in Kamloops on August 4th and was one of the residents of Williams Lake evacuated July 15th. He is described as a 5 foot 5 Aboriginal man, about 146 pounds with ... Read More »

WiFi added to 6 rest stops throughout BC

The province is moving to offer free WiFi to the travelling public. Motorists will now have an opportunity to stop, take a rest and connect to wi-fi in rest areas along some major highways. Smithers’ Glacier View rest area along highway 16, just north of the town now offers free WiFi and is one of the first spots in the ... Read More »

Prince George RCMP dealing with a Assault

Investigators are requesting the public’s help in identifying the people responsible for an attack that took place last weekend. Police attended the area and found an adult male suffering from knife wounds on his leg, the male was then transported to the hospital for treatment. The initial thought is the victim and an adult female was walking in the area ... Read More »

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