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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 An evacuation order for B.C.s largest wildfire has been rescinded, though the BC Wildfire Service reporting the blaze remains out of control.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Evacuation order rescinded for Battleship Mountain wildfire in northeastern B.C.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)
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)
Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development, announced more than $2.9 million in funding for community infrastructure and tourism projects in B.C.’s northwest on Aug. 23. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development, announced more than $2.9 million in funding for community infrastructure and tourism projects in B.C.’s northwest on Aug. 23. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
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)
Access helicopters transported Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue members to a remote area near Mount Waddington to rescue two hikers July 29. (Photo submitted)

Hikers rescued off B.C.’s ‘Mystery Mountain’ after falling rock strikes one

Injured hiker began bleeding profusely at 11,000 feet up Mount Waddington Friday

Access helicopters transported Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue members to a remote area near Mount Waddington to rescue two hikers July 29. (Photo submitted)
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)
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Prince George to shut down only 24-hour vet clinic in northern B.C., citing staff shortages

Prince George closing overnight vet care over staffing shortages

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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.
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rainmakers Interact Club, to help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. K-J Millar/The Northern View photo

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rainmakers Interact Club, to help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. K-J Millar/The Northern View photo
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)
This year’s ski season is shaping up to be a good one.

Upgrades to Terrace’s Shames Mountain a ‘game changer’

Ski area has added a new conveyor lift, snow tube lanes and parking lot

This year’s ski season is shaping up to be a good one.