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Murder Charge Laid in Connection With Thursday Death South of Francois Lake

A charge has now been laid in connection with the killing of a 59-year-old man on the south side of Francois Lake early yesterday morning. Late this afternoon, Corporal Madonna Saunderson [pictured at left] of the North District RCMP said "first degree murder charges have now been laid in connection with ... Read more

Search Continues for Missing Prince George Woman

Prince George RCMP are appealing for tips as the search continues for a missing woman. Fifty-five-year-old Roberta Marie Sims was reported missing Sunday -- and police say her disappearance is very suspicious and out-of-character, and foul play IS suspected. The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit has been called in ... Read more

Rupert's Baby Finds Her Dad

"Rupert's Baby" has found her dad. Janet Keall, who was born in Prince Rupert and then was left abandoned outside Prince Rupert Regional Hospital in October 1977, told the Vancouver Sun newspaper that she's managed to find her birth father. Last December, Keall told a public meeting in Prince Rupert ... Read more

One Person Dead, Another in Police Custody Following Incident on South Side of Francois Lake

One person is dead -- another is in custody, following an incident early this morning on the South Side of Francois Lake. Burns Lake RCMP say they received several calls at around 6:30 this morning.  The North District Major Crime Unit and Forensic Experts are assisting in the investigation.  The ... Read more

Artist Presents "Friendship Pole" Design for Kitimat Park

[Photo: Artist Garry Wilson presents his design to Kitimat Council] A totem pole that will replace the current one in Kitimat's Centennial park is coming closer to fruition; as an artist has been commissioned and plans are underway. "It is a friendship pole. It commemorates the community of Kitimaat Village, ... Read more