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Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one

Wind shift offers chance to secure southern flank of 28,000-hectare blaze

Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one

Wind shift offers chance to secure southern flank of 28,000-hectare blaze

B.C. shows overwhelming support for Telegraph Creek

Food, water and volunteers are the main focuses at the moment

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UPDATE: Wild Goose Lake fire increased to 850 hectares

There are 54 fire fighters, one helicopter and four pieces of heavy equipment on site.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

WestJet announces direct flights between Terrace, Calgary

Direct connections will start twice a week in early September

Standoff suspect remains in Prince George jail

Gregory Donders’s lawyer asks to adjourn case to see his client facing ‘serious charges’

Smoothing out potholes in Prince Rupert

City public works has a plan and a budget of $400,000 to tackle the pothole problem

New mental health drop-in clinic for Prince Rupert

People suffering from mental health or addiction no longer have to wait for help

Recreational salmon fishing to open Aug. 7 on Skeena mainstream

DFO allows for sockeye, pink and coho but chinook and chum still prohibited

Former Anchor Inn to be home to 46 low-income units

Prince Rupert Indigenous Housing Society hopes to be ready by fall

DFO increases recreational catch of marine-area chinook

Still no chinook openings anticipated for Skeena River

Campfires allowed in Prince Rupert over the long weekend

City fire chief said due to moist weather there is no need for a fire ban within city limits

Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Campfires and other open burning is prohibited starting noon ahead of the long weekend.

47-year-old man arrested after nine-hour police standoff

Prince Rupert RCMP used specialized tactics to apprehend the man wanted for assault with a weapon

UPDATE: Lightning reportedly caused 75 new wildfires in Cariboo Fire Centre

The Horsefly Lake fire is now a fire-of-note at 50 hectares

Skeena recreational, seine fishing may open early August

Gillnetters had two more opportunities to catch sockeye in Area 4 on July 29 and 30

Shovels in the ground for Port Edward’s seniors housing

Minister of municipal affairs and housing, Selina Robinson, announced the build of 16 units

Northwest B.C. college expects over 250 international students

Coast Mountain College campuses in Terrace, Prince Rupert and Smithers to get bulk of students

Prince Rupert to receive 64 international college students this fall

Coast Mountain College campuses in Terrace, Prince Rupert and Smithers to get bulk of students

Province breaks ground on Prince Rupert’s modular housing project

Construction for the new supportive housing next to the Transition House will be complete by winter