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B.C. hires 20 more conservation officers

The province announces 12 new locations for conservation officer services this year

Search and Rescue en route to rescue injured snowmobiler

Two members of CCSAR have been dispatched to rescue an injured female snowmobiler in the West Chilcotin’s Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park.

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Pinnalce Renewable Holdings and West Fraser Timber approve construction of plant in Smithers.

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2018 Yuletide Dinner
Williams Lake Indian Band opening cannabis retail shop
Interior Roads Area 17 Operations Manager Chad Mernett
Conservation Officer Service Enhanced Enforcement Project

U.S. consulate general to visit Northwest

Trip part of the region’s first-ever pop-up consul for American residents

Andrew Jongbloets gets more than six years in prison for Anahim Lake killings

Charged with second-degree murder, Jongbloets was found guilty of the lesser charge manslaughter

Special prosecutor appointed in Burns Lake mayor sex assault case

Luke Strimbold has been charged with numerous sex related charges

UPDATED: Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold facing numerous sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold, 28, has resigned from the BC Liberal Party following announcement of charges by RCMP

BC Budget’s Top 10 promises the North Coast will care about

BC Ferry fare reductions, Indigenous language investments, rent support for seniors

B.C. Health Minister announces plan for new hospital in Terrace

“This means more beds, a level three trauma centre, better surgery and better care,” Health Minister Adrian Dix said.

Winter storm warning issued for the B.C. Interior

Upwards of 50 centimetres of snow could fall over the next two days

UPDATE: Tsunami warning causes evacuations, closures throughout North Coast

Emergency BC issued the warning after a 7.9 earthquake off Alaska early Tuesday morning

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

Nearly $500,000 available for internships with First Nations government

Funds announced through partnership with Northern Development and Government of Canada

Province raises threshold for homeowner grant to $1.65 million

Eligible homeowners must apply for the grant each year. To be eligible, the home must be used as the owner’s principal residence

  • Jan 3, 2018

Test your knowledge of B.C. news from 2017

How well do you know the events and news headlines of the past year?

67,000 homeowners get early-warning assessment notice

These notices have been sent out to homes with an above-average increase in their 2018 assessment

  • Dec 20, 2017

VIDEO: Researchers rely on drones to survey aftermath of B.C. wildfires

UBC researchers are using aerial drones to study the historic 2017 wildfires in the province

  • Dec 15, 2017

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.