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Three Vehicle Crash Sends Several People to Hospital in Prince Rupert

A three-vehicle crash closed off McBride Street in Prince Rupert for a while yesterday. RCMP Sergeant Dave Uppal says a vehicle heading south on McBride collided with two vehicles heading north. "At 4:50pm yesterday afternoon, police received a report of a three-vehicle incident on McBride Street and Eighth Avenue -- ... Read more

Bella Coola Woman Reported Missing

A Bella Coola woman has been reported missing -- and RCMP are asking for help in finding her. Forty-one-year-old Dianne Pootlass hasn't had any contact with her family since last Thursday, and they're very concerned. She's described as a First Nations woman, five-feet-seven-inches tall, about 170 pounds, with long, black ... Read more

New Haida Gwaii Hospital Nearing Completion

The new health facility being built in the Village of Queen Charlotte will be the first within Northern Health's jurisidiction to carry both English and First Nations names. It'll be officially known as the Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre -- or Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay. Health Minister Terry Lake ... Read more

Kitimat RCMP Investigate Weekend Vandalism

Kitimat RCMP are investigating a rash of vandalism reported on Osprey Street over the weekend. Police say they received five reports of someone spray-painting vehicles and a fence, between the hours of 4pm Friday and 9am Saturday. If you have any information that can help police find those responsible, contact ... Read more

Terrace RCMP Crack Down on Aggressive Drivers

RCMP are cracking down on aggressive drivers in the Terrace area. Sergeant Mike Robinson says the driving behaviour seen in the area lately is appalling -- and is putting other road users at risk. Robinson says the Terrace detachment will have extra members on shift to focus on traffic enforcement ... Read more