Local News

Burns Lake man found guilty of second-degree murder

Judge says murder is the only rational conclusion on the whole of the evidence

Thunderstorms in forecast for much of Cariboo Chilcotin

Special weather statements, concerns of flash flooding, for southern B.C. regions

Concerns over democracy as Senate committee votes to nix oil tanker ban

Critics of the Senate’s recommendation to kill Bill C-48 say it goes against popular will

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RC Cotton Bridge Installed at Scout Island
Tsilhqot'in Solar Farm
Jordin Tootoo visits Indigenous children in Williams Lake
Jordin Tootoo visits Indigenous children in Williams Lake

New ferry to B.C.’s central coast sets sail, a year late and $20M over budget

Northern Sea Wolf will cost $76 million when it hits the waters in June

Burning restrictions tightened by Cariboo Fire Centre due to drying trend

The prohibition was implemented due to an increase in fire danger ratings

  • May 10, 2019

Lara Beckett new NCLGA president

Beckett moves up from first vice-president

Tsilhqot’in leaders get standing ovation at United Nations forum in New York City

The opportunity allowed the chiefs to advocate for the Tsilhqot’in people on the international stage

Maternity ward at CMH reopens

Mothers and babies at higher risk of complications will still be directed out-of-town for deliveries

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

Historic building in Alexis Creek destroyed by fire overnight

“If it hadn’t been a heavy rain last night we could have lost many houses in the area”

Gas prices spike in northern B.C. ahead of the long weekend

Fuel went up 17 cents overnight in Prince Rupert

Over $70,000 in grants for crime prevention on the North Coast

Three organizations on Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert and Bella Coola will receive support

MP Nathan Cullen to testify at oil tanker ban committee hearings

Senators travel to Prince Rupert and Terrace as part of fact-finding mission on Bill C-48

Crime Stoppers revisits mysterious case of sunken Bella Coola vessel

The Pacific Grizzly went down in the Bella Coola Harbour in 2015

Senate to hold hearings in northwest B.C. on controversial oil tanker ban

More than 50 witnesses from Old Massett to Nuxalk Nation will speak for or against Bill C-48

B.C. and feds engage public on caribou recovery plan in Williams Lake

Predation management will likely be a part of the strategy to recover caribou

Caribou engagement session set for Monday evening in Williams Lake

Public encouraged to provide feedback on two draft agreements to conserve the caribou

NDIT announces new housing programs for Northern B.C.

The programs will help local governments create new, market-based housing units

Invasive Species Council to host agricultural pests workshop in Williams Lake

The one-day workshop is free and open to all ag producers on Tuesday, April 16