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RCMP continue to search for missing man

Mounties are still trying to track down a 45-year-old man biking between northwest B.C. and Vancouver Island. Investigators say Sean David Kuntz told his mother that he was riding his bicycle from Smithers to Saanich to meet her. Kuntz left Smithers Friday, June 9th and last texted his mother Tuesday, June 13th, telling her that he was between Quesnel and ... Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Cariboo

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for both the north and south Cariboo, including Williams Lake and Quesnel. Forecasters say conditions are ripe for rough weather to develop today as a cold front makes its way through the central interior. The storms may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail, and lightning.   Read More »

RCMP searching for missing man between Smithers and Saanich

Mounties are trying to track down a 45 year-old man biking between northwest B.C. and Vancouver Island. Investigators say Sean David Kuntz told his mother that he was riding his bicycle from Smithers to Saanich to meet her. Kuntz left Smithers Friday June 9th and last texted his mother Tuesday June 13th, telling her that he was between Quesnel and ... Read More »

Its go-time for Smithers’ new loo

Smithereens are no doubt flushed with pride over the delivery of their new public washroom. Described as the “perfect public toilet”, the Portland Loo was dropped off downtown along Second Avenue near Main Street this week. The stainless steel washroom is built to be durable, low maintenance, and has angled slats to ensure privacy on the inside while not concealing ... Read More »

Body found near Prince Rupert

RCMP and BC Coroners Service are investigating after a person was found dead in a popular area near Prince Rupert Friday. Mounties have released few details other than that someone came across what appeared to be a deceased person in the Mount Hays area popular with hikers and runners. Emergency crews were called to the scene and confirmed the person ... Read More »

CRA scam pops up in Fraser Lake

Fraser Lake RCMP are warning the public about a scam making the rounds in the community. Mounties say the scam artist calls the victim pretending to be with the Canada Revenue Agency or a police officer. The caller tells the victim that they owe back taxes and that the easiest way to avoid jail is to purchase iTunes cards or ... Read More »

Thunderstorm warning in Cariboo

Residents in the Cariboo could see some thunderstorms later in the day. Environment Canada issued the warning at around 9:51 this morning. A low-pressure system will move onto BC interior this afternoon bringing unsettled weather conditions. Residents can expect to see heavy rain, thunder and lightning and pea sized hail. Matt MacDonald, a meteorologist with Environment Canada warns residents to ... Read More »

Haisla elect Chief and Council

The Acting Chief Councillor of the Haisla Nation is now its official Chief Councillor. Crystal Dawn Smith assumed the position vacated by Ellis Ross when he stepped down to run in the provincial election. Members of the Haisla Nation voted Smith into the position during elections held Monday. Smith received 463 votes while her competitor Keith Nyce had 263 Elected ... Read More »

Urban Aboriginal village in development for Prince George

Plans are underway for an urban Aboriginal village development in Prince George. The project by the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George will see a mix of affordable and market priced housing, as well as space for service providers. Christos Vardacostas is the executive director of the society, and says the project is holistically designed to incorporate Aboriginal cultures and ... Read More »

Sustainability forum with provincial candidates in Kitimat

Kitimat residents will have a chance to talk sustainability with their local provincial candidates. Next Thursday, a forum will be held at the Kitimat Valley Institute to discuss how local communities can reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The forum is organized by the Kitimat 2030 committee in partnership with the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation. Dan Harris is ... Read More »