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Hudson’s Hope RCMP pull over upwards of 60 drivers in January

HUDSON'S HOPE, B.C. - Hudson Hope RCMP has released incident response numbers for the month of January.In January, Hudson's Hope RCMP responded to 22 service calls.Out of those 22 service calls, six of those were motor vehicle collisions that were reported to Police.Also within the month of January, Hudson's Hope Detachment stopped upwards of 60 drivers for various violations under...

Prince George man arrested in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - A wanted Okanagan man who was serving parole in Prince George, has been arrested in Alberta. On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, a Canada Wide Warrant for Being Unlawfully at Large was issued for 31-year-old Tal Kalum LaRiviere.  The arrest warrant was issued after LaRiviere failed to meet the conditions of his release by missing curfew at his designated...

Canada Wide Warrant issued for man who could be headed to Northern B.C. or Alberta

UPDATE - On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, a Canada Wide Warrant for Being Unlawfully at Large was issued for 31-year-old Tal Kalum LaRiviere.  The arrest warrant was issued after LaRiviere failed to meet the conditions of his release by missing curfew at his designated residence in Prince George, BC.PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The Prince George RCMP are looking for a man...

Dawson Creek Hospital still open after small fire

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Northern Health has confirmed a fire happened early Sunday morning at the Dawson Creek Hospital. The fire occurred in a utility area of the hospital, and damage was contained to a power source in that area. There was no damage to hospital infrastructure, and phones and power have been restored. Visitors to the hospital may notice an...

One man is dead after an altercation in Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - The RCMP are investigating after one man died in hospital following an incident near 100 avenue and 92 street in Grande Prairie. On February 16, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., RCMP and Emergency Services were called to a report of an altercation in the area of 100 Avenue and 92 Street. On arrival, a male victim was...

Fatal collision south of Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - The Grande Prairie Rural RCMP responded to a fatal collision early Sunday on Highway 40.At approximately 12:15 a.m. on February 17, 2019, the RCMP were called to a three-vehicle collision on Highway 40 approximately 20 km south of Grande Prairie.The collision happened near Norboard and involved a jeep and two semi-trucks. The 34-year-old male driver...

Grande Prairie Drug Dealer sentenced to eight years

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - A Grande Prairie drug dealer has been sentenced to eight years in prison as part of a large drug bust.30-year-old Khristopher Ali, of Grande Prairie, was convicted of possession of fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking and was handed an eight-year prison sentence in a Grande Prairie courtroom on February 12, 2019.This arrest was part of two...

Tumbler Ridge Secondary School in secure and hold situation

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - School District 59 has released news, on Twitter, that Tumbler Ridge Secondary School is currently in a secure and hold situation as a precautionary measure.According to SD 59, an indirect threat was made towards an employee earlier today.The School District says RCMP are involved and there is no immediate threat to students or staff.Tumbler Ridge Secondary -...

Highway 97 closed near Powder King

UPDATE: The road has been cleared as of 10:39 MSTCHETWYND, B.C. - Highway 97 is closed between Powder King Road and Old Hasler Road due to a vehicle incident.As of 9:20 a.m. Monday, the Highway is closed in both directions with no estimate on when the highway will re-open.  There is no detour around the collision.Drivebc.ca says the closure...

One winter storm passes another looms as warnings posted on B.C.’s south coast

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VANCOUVER, B.C. - Residents of British Columbia's south coast will have to keep their snow shovels handy after putting them to use, many for the first time this winter, over the weekend.Just hours after Environment Canada lifted one snowfall warning for the region, a second has been issued as the weather office warns of ``a long period of snowfall...

Vehicle fire between Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge

CHETWYND, B.C. - Crews are responding to a vehicle fire on Highway 29 between Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge.The highway is reduced to single lane traffic in the area of the fire.  The fire is between Bullmoose Road and Lone Prairie Road approximately 25 km north of Tumbler Ridge.Expect delays if your travelling in the area.  Let us know what...

City bus service suspended in Dawson Creek

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - B.C. Transit has suspended bus service in Dawson Creek.Service has been suspended until further notice due to the extreme cold temperatures.  In a tweet Saturday, B.C. Transit says all services have been suspended in the community.Environment Canada has an extreme cold warning in place for the B.C. Peace region.  The combination of cold temperatures and...

Another extreme cold warning issued for the B.C. Peace

UPDATE - For the first time since February 1, the extreme cold warning has been lifted for the B.C. Peace.FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Another day another extreme cold warning is in place for the B.C. Peace.The warning remains in place for the B.C. Peace.  The warning has been in place since February 1.  A cold arctic air mass has settled...

Additional charges approved against 36 individuals connected to an organized crime group operating in the Peace Region

SURREY, B.C. - Additional charges have been approved against 36 individuals connected to an organized crime group operating in Peace Region.In July 2015, the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia, North District Office, began an investigation into street and mid-level drug traffickers operating primarily in the Peace.This investigation is now before the courts and has resulted in the...

Highway 97 closed near Powder King

UPDATE - As of 5:20 pm the highway is open to single lane traffic.CHETWYND, B.C. - Highway 97 is closed near Powder King.Highway 97 is closed between Powder King Road and Old Hasler Road, approximately 36km north of the Pine Pass Summit.A vehicle incident has caused the closure.  There is no estimate on when the highway will re-open.  There is...

School buses in Dawson Creek cancelled for Feb 5

UPDATE - Buses have also been cancelled in Chetwynd.  All school buses in the B.C. Peace have been cancelled.DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - School Buses in Dawson Creek have been cancelled for the second day due to the extreme temperatures.School District 59 has cancelled buses in and around Dawson Creek for Tuesday, February 5.  School District 60 announced on Monday...

School buses cancelled in Dawson Creek

UPDATE - Buses have also been cancelled in Chetwynd.DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - School District 59 has cancelled school buses for Monday.The extreme cold weather is causing the District to cancel buses in the South Peace except for in Chetwynd.  School District 60 also announced Sunday buses would be cancelled.Schools will remain open.For updates on buses in the South Peace,...

Extreme cold to last at least through Monday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - An extreme cold warning remains in place across the B.C. Peace.The temperature should start to warm up in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John on Tuesday when the temperature should reach a high of minus 20.  Until then, the wind and cold temperature will make things feel more like minus 40 and colder.For Sunday...
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