Murder charge approved in death of 22-year-old mother of two in Prince George

A man accused of killing a Prince George woman has been charged with first degree murder, RCMP say.

3 Mounties plead not guilty to attempted obstruction of justice in Indigenous man's death

Three RCMP officers charged after the death of an Indigenous man in police custody in Prince George in 2017 have pleaded not guilty to attempting to obstruct justice. Two other officers have pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

New billboards for missing and murdered women aim to change narrative of B.C.'s 'Highway of Tears'

New billboards along a northern B.C. highway are aimed at honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and emphasizing hope and resilience.

As B.C. fires threaten highways, communities fear their access routes will be choked off

After a wildfire shuttered the only highway to several towns and First Nations a week ago, experts urge focus on safeguarding B.C. infrastructure — but also preparing locally for the worst.

Calls grow for safer B.C. back roads after bus crashes on forest road near Prince George

Advocates are urging the province to bolster safety education about unpaved resource roads, especially those often used by both workers or outdoors enthusiasts.
First Person

How backpacking in the Rockies made me rethink having kids

As I gazed upon the majesty of Mount Robson, I wondered if my kids would even have the opportunity to view these shrinking glaciers due to the climate crisis, writes Hafsa Salihue.

2 Mounties plead not guilty to manslaughter in death of Wet'suwet'en man

Two RCMP officers charged with manslaughter in the 2017 death of Dale Culver, a Wet'suwet'en and Gitxsan man, have pleaded not guilty.

RCMP arrested Indigenous assault victim instead of taking her to hospital, inquest hears

RCMP responding to a 911 call about an assault on an Indigenous woman arrested the victim and took her to the local detachment in handcuffs instead of taking her to hospital, a coroner's inquest in Quesnel, B.C., has heard. 

Trial begins for Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief accused of blocking Coastal GasLink pipeline

The trial of a Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief charged with criminal contempt for allegedly blocking construction on the Coastal GasLink pipeline opened Monday in B.C. Supreme Court in Smithers in northern B.C.

Coastal GasLink hit with more stop work orders over water pollution concerns

Coastal GasLink has been slapped with stop work orders on a stretch of pipeline through northern B.C. because of environmental violations — the second time in just over a week.

Pipeline company ordered to stop work near Prince George for polluting fish-bearing stream

A section of a B.C. pipeline project was slapped with a stop-work order by environment officials for polluting fish-bearing waters near Prince George. Coastal GasLink has temporarily halted construction on a three-kilometre stretch of the pipeline.

After RCMP officers charged with manslaughter, family calls court hearing delays 'heart-wrenching'

Dale Culver died in police custody in northern B.C. in 2017. Almost six years later, two RCMP officers have been charged with manslaughter and three others with obstruction of justice. Now, Culver's family is waiting for their day in court.

Man who opened fire on RCMP detachment 'intended to kill,' Crown alleges

Crown prosecutors say a man who opened fire on an RCMP detachment in Vanderhoof, B.C., in November 2021 intended to kill officers.

Prince George RCMP investigating 5th 'drug-linked' homicide of the year

Prince George's Serious Crimes Unit is investigating its fifth homicide of the year. Police say all five deaths are connected to the drug trade in Prince George.

Vulnerable foster child forced into 'prostitution ring' and drug use, lawsuit alleges

A former Prince George foster child is suing the B.C. government, alleging staff of the Ministry of Children and Families ignored her pleas for help after she was coerced into drug use and forced into "prostitution."

Why Site C wants to leave construction debris at the bottom of the Peace River

B.C. Hydro is seeking permission to leave behind 45 pieces of structural construction debris at the bottom of the Peace River.

RCMP investigate 'suspicious death' at Prince George apartment building

RCMP are investigating the "suspicious death" of a man at a Prince George highrise apartment building. It's the third death in the city in just over a month to be investigated by the RCMP Serious Crimes Unit.

Red Robin restaurant manager allegedly assaults customer eating dinner in Prince George

Police are investigating allegations that a manager of a popular family restaurant in Prince George assaulted a customer, by throwing cheese sauce at the man eating dinner and trying to hit him. The company that owns Red Robin says it's "horrified."

Roaming house cats a source of tension in Prince George, B.C., study finds

A survey conducted by university researchers in Prince George, B.C., found polarized opinions on felines on the prowl. 

$30K worth of wedding dresses, prom gowns stolen from Prince George store, says owner

A thief who ransacked a bridal boutique made off with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, including wedding gowns and prom dresses on layaway for customers, said the owner of one of the largest bridal stores in northern B.C. 

Alpine Al has lost his horn and police are investigating why

On Wednesday, the Smithers RCMP detachment received a report that vandals had ripped the horn off the Alpenhorn Man, a wooden sculpture at the junction of Main Street and Highway 16.

Rare albino baby porcupine rescued in northern B.C.

The visitor has been named Coconut, or Coco for short.

Significant back-to-back earthquakes in northern B.C. 'very likely' caused by fracking: federal expert

Two significant earthquakes within a week in northeast B.C. were probably triggered by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, according to preliminary information from federal scientists. 

Partial remains of Indigenous woman killed in 1990 found in Prince George, B.C., park

Prince George RCMP say partial remains of an Indigenous homicide victim were found in a downtown park last month, 32 years after her death.

B.C. grain farmers struggling as historic drought continues in province's northeast

Early this month, B.C.'s Ministry of Forests made an announcement encouraging all water users across northeastern B.C. to take voluntary water conservation measures and monitor their water supply in light of a Level 5 drought.