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FILE - Two women were critically injured in a black bear attack near Dawson Creek on Oct. 3, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

UPDATE: 1 injured, 2 in critical condition following bear attack in northeastern B.C.

Victims were hiking at Bear Mountain near Dawson Creek Oct. 3

 

The Battleship Mountain wildfire near Hudson’s Hope, B.C. is now being held. As of Sept. 25, it is no longer considered a wildfire of note. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)

Battleship Mountain, B.C.’s last wildfire of note, now being held

31,755-hectare blaze hasn’t grown significantly since Sept. 15

 

The Battleship Mountain wildfire burns in the Prince George Fire Centre in this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 handout photo. An evacuation order for B.C.s largest wildfire has been rescinded, though the BC Wildfire Service reporting the blaze remains out of control. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, BC Wildfire Service

Evacuation order rescinded for Battleship Mountain wildfire in northeastern B.C.

About 1,000 residents who were ordered to leave Sept. 10 can now return home

 

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating after a man was found seriously injured in Tsay Keh Dene Nation near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog investigating incident in Tsay Keh Dene Nation in northern B.C.

Man found with serious injuries during domestic disturbance call Sept. 13

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating after a man was found seriously injured in Tsay Keh Dene Nation near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2022 is set to depart Dawson Creek to Fort St. John on Wednesday, Sept. 14. This year, the annual event has law enforcement and emergency personnel cycling to Williams Lake, raising money for childhood cancer research. (Black Press file photo)

Cops For Cancer pedalling from Sept. 14 – 20

Cops For Cancer Tour de North sets off tomorrow from Dawson Creek

  • Sep 13, 2022
Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2022 is set to depart Dawson Creek to Fort St. John on Wednesday, Sept. 14. This year, the annual event has law enforcement and emergency personnel cycling to Williams Lake, raising money for childhood cancer research. (Black Press file photo)
BC Wildfire Service says the Battleship Mountain wildfire in northeastern B.C. continues to grow rapidly. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)

Evacuation order expanded for northeastern B.C. town as wildfire intensifies

The 24,000-hectare Battleship Mountain Wildfire is burning dangerously close to Hudson’s Hope

BC Wildfire Service says the Battleship Mountain wildfire in northeastern B.C. continues to grow rapidly. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)
A nurse looks out the window in the ICU at the Humber River Hospital in Toronto. A B.C. nurse was handed a two-week suspension Aug. 3 for neglecting a resident. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

B.C. nurse suspended for ignoring call bell of resident who subsequently died

Fort St. John woman will also undergoing ethics training

A nurse looks out the window in the ICU at the Humber River Hospital in Toronto. A B.C. nurse was handed a two-week suspension Aug. 3 for neglecting a resident. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Snowbirds are the military aerobatics flight demonstration team of the Royal Canadian Air Force. (Submitted photo)

Snowbirds pilot unharmed after crashing aircraft in Northern B.C.

Cause of crash at North Peace Regional Airport under investigation

The Snowbirds are the military aerobatics flight demonstration team of the Royal Canadian Air Force. (Submitted photo)
A Prince George RCMP officer shot a man who was in their custody after an altercation occurred July 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

Prince George cop shoots arrestee during altercation at detachment

Police watchdog investigating after man sustained serious injuries

A Prince George RCMP officer shot a man who was in their custody after an altercation occurred July 11. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. chose not to recommend charges against Prince George RCMP officers after a man they arrested was left in a cell overnight with a broken hip. (Black Press Media file photo)

No charges for cops, guards after B.C. man with broken hip left ‘screaming’ in cell overnight

Prison guard described by colleague as motivated by ‘revenge’

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. chose not to recommend charges against Prince George RCMP officers after a man they arrested was left in a cell overnight with a broken hip. (Black Press Media file photo)
There is a $100,000 reward for any tip that leads to finding Madison Scott.

“We are not stopping our search until she comes home”: Madison Scott missing for 11 years

Scott’s disappearance from Vanderhoof may be the result of foul play, RCMP say

There is a $100,000 reward for any tip that leads to finding Madison Scott.
The 62-acre island north of Fort St. James is selling for $319,000. (Submitted photo)

You could buy this ‘rare’ private island in B.C. for just over $300,000

An entire island in the Nation Lakes north of Fort St. James is up for grabs

The 62-acre island north of Fort St. James is selling for $319,000. (Submitted photo)
Protesters against COVID mandates gather in front of Ace Hardware in Fort St. James. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

UPDATE: Northern B.C. mayor among Freedom Convoy donors

Data breach shows extent of donations to Freedom Convoy movement

Protesters against COVID mandates gather in front of Ace Hardware in Fort St. James. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
Student works on technology project at iCubed summit. (File photo)

Online summit helps northern B.C. youth become entrepreneurs

Summit connects youth around the province to brainstorm local innovation

Student works on technology project at iCubed summit. (File photo)
Lejac residential school on the shore of Fraser Lake. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation photo)

Family honour Mary John Sr. on Lejac residential school centennial

First Nations leader was taken to Lejac 100 years ago

Lejac residential school on the shore of Fraser Lake. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation photo)
The Caledonia Classic is the only race in Canada that combines sprint and long distance races into one weekend. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

B.C. dog sled race draws competitors from around the world

This is the 26th year of the event that attracts mushers to Fort St. James from across Canada and abroad

The Caledonia Classic is the only race in Canada that combines sprint and long distance races into one weekend. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
Prince George, the largest city in Northern BC, is home to Crossroads Brewing & Distillery (above) and Trench Brewing & Distilling, and there’s even a third brewery in the works.

Explore an epic craft beer community in BC’s majestic north

When it comes to voting for the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery…

Prince George, the largest city in Northern BC, is home to Crossroads Brewing & Distillery (above) and Trench Brewing & Distilling, and there’s even a third brewery in the works.
Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

‘What the hell happened?’ Asks mother of missing B.C. woman Madison Scott

The 20-year-old had planned to spend the night camping with a friend 10 years ago, but her friend left during the night

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

What the hell happened?’ asks mother of missing woman Madison Scott

Madison (Maddy) Scott’s mother, Dawn Scott, has many questions about her daughter,…

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)

5 Must-see tourist attractions in Northern British Columbia

1. Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark In the summer of 2000, two Tumbler…

  • Apr 11, 2021
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)