Local News

Smoke seen over northern B.C. from wildfires in the U.S. and Siberia

Smoke was seen over Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and Prince George on Friday, July 31.

Northern B.C. SAR groups ‘rope rescue’ hiker near Fort Fraser

Volunteers from both Vanderhoof and Prince George helped in the rescue.

Northern B.C. SAR groups ‘rope rescue’ hiker near Fort Fraser

Volunteers from both Vanderhoof and Prince George helped in the rescue.

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UPDATE: Yukon man missing from Smithers found at home in Whitehorse

Roy Pawluk disappeared from the fairgrounds on July 23

8 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.’s northwest as cases increase dramatically

That brings the total test-positive cases in the region to 25

Fort St. James chicken races move online

The “world class chicken races” in northern B.C. can now be watched on the national historic site’s Facebook Page.

Highway of Tears memorial totem pole to be raised on Kitsumkalum territory west of Terrace

Totem pole will stand overlooking the Skeena river, providing place for families to visit, remember

RCMP advocating for pride sidewalk in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

Constable from the Fort St. James RCMP makes request in a letter to mayor and council

Council briefs

Here are some discussions from the July 14 virtual meeting of council

Coastal GasLink pipe installation scheduled to begin in August

The pipeline company said workforce will continue growing as construction activities ‘ramp up’

Skeena Resources, Tahltan prez excited by purchase of Eskay Creek

Skeena gets full control of mine, Barrick gets 12 per cent of Skeena and a one per cent royalty

Overall house sales drop in the northwest

COVID-19 pandemic slowed market activity

‘Erratic’ driver arrested on Highway 16 near Vanderhoof

A 23-year-old man from Calgary, Alberta, was arrested on July 6 and faces multiple charges.

Police investigate July 2 homicide in Houston

Man succumbed to injuries at Pearson Road residence

Homicide investigation underway in Prince George

A 26-year-old woman has died as a result of stabbing.

By-election to be held once more clarity is provided by the province: District

Municipal council discussed the by-election, Official Community Plan, CAO Melany Helmer’s resignation.

Police search for Good Samaritans who intervened an assault

Fort St. James RCMP said the incident occured on June 14.