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54,000 Marijuana Plants and Counting

B.C. federal RCMP have launched the Cariboo Region Integrated Marijuana Enforcement Task Force to fight the problem of commercial-scale marihuana grow-ops in the areas of Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake and 100 Mile House.

Police are watching

For the month of December RCMP will be manning CounterAttack road checks across B.C. to help reduce impaired driving charges.

Major projects stays at five for Prince George

The number of major projects underway in the Prince George area as of September remained unchanged at five from the previous quarter, according to a provincial government inventory released this week.
RCMP task force puts bite on Prince George grow-ops

RCMP task force puts bite on Prince George grow-ops

A previously-unpublicized task force has taken down 27 marijuana grow ops and seized 54,000 plants since it was established three months ago in response to a three-fold increase in the number of complaints in the Cariboo region, federal RCMP revealed

Western Coal sale talks continue

Western Coal Corp. announced Thursday it has extended its exclusivity agreement with U.S.-based Walter Energy on talks to sell the company to the American company in a $3.3-billion deal.

Mayor, Chamber president strike back after damning report

CFIB municipal spending study claims Prince George is province's worst offender

Civic car jacked at Columbus Centre

Two masked males approached the white newer model Honda Civic in the parking lot of the Columbus Community Centre on Domano Boulevard Thursday night at about 10:45.

Victim and suspect knew each other

The autopsy of Loren Donn Leslie, 15, a Fraser Lake teenager murdered Nov. 27 was postponed until Thursday, but the results are not likely to be made public. RCMP Cpl.

61 First Nations declare opposition to Enbridge pipeline

Sixty-one indigenous nations joined together in an alliance today to protect the Fraser River watershed and to declare their opposition to the proposed $5.5-billion Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline.

Camera theft

Anyone buying a camera this Christmas should be sure it comes from a reputable source. RCMP in Coquitlam are dealing with an unusual break-in and theft involving thousands of dollars of cameras and equipment, Sgt.