Monday, November 30

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Missing Williams Lake Teenager Safe and Sound

A Williams Lake teenager is no longer missing. According to the RCMP, 15 year Davey Ronald Auger showed up at the Williams Lake RCMP detachment Monday afternoon just after 4pm. There’s no word yet on where he’d been and why he disappeared. Auger had been missing since January 12th.
QUESNEL MAN SENTENCED FOR SERIOUS ASSAULT

QUESNEL MAN SENTENCED FOR SERIOUS ASSAULT

 A QUESNEL MAN, CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH A SERIOUS ASSAULT, HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN PROVINCIAL COURT.    20-YEAR OLD ROBERT DAVID DUNLOP RECEIVED 12 MONTHS PROBATION AND ONE DAY IN JAIL AFTER HE PLED GUILTY TO A CHARGE OF ASSAULT CAUSING BODILY HARM.    DUNLOP WAS ALSO GIVEN CREDIT FOR 7 DAYS IN JAIL ALREADY SERVED.    HE WAS CHARGED FOLLOWING AN ATTACK ON A 37-YEAR OLD MAN IN THE 300 BLOCK OF LEWIS DRIVE IN WEST QUESNEL BACK IN OCTOBER.    POLICE SAY THE VICTIM SUFFERED A FRACTURED SKULL.    THE GUILTY PLEA CAME AFTER DUNLOP'S TRIAL HAD BEGUN.    21-YEAR OLD CHAD MICHEAL TRESIERRA IS ALSO CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CASE.    HE IS DUE BACK IN COURT ON JANUARY 31ST.
4 Survive Plane Crash in Big Creek Provincial Park

4 Survive Plane Crash in Big Creek Provincial Park

4 people survived a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Big Creek Provincial Park, approximately 45 km south of Hanceville off Highway 20. According to the RCMP, an aircraft departed the Springhouse Airstrip shortly before 830am Sunday and was due to return early in the afternoon for refueling. The aircraft was apparently conducting animal surveys in the area of Big Creek Park when it went down in the early afternoon. All four occupants were extracted from the plane and were transported to hospital with undetermined injuries. No names have been released and the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

S.C.S.S Present Green Buildings Documentary

The South Cariboo Sustainability Society is hosting a showing of the documentary Garbage Warrior tonight at the 100 Mile House Library. The movie begins at 7:30pm in the Meeting Room and features American architect Michael Reynolds, who has spent the last 30 years building Earthships around the world. Spokesperson Patricia Spencer explains that Earthships are radically sustainable housing units that are built into the earth and are completely self-sufficient.  They produce electricity, water, food and take care of their own sewage. Admission is free, but Spencer says they will gratefully accept donations to the Society.
Williams Lake Man Shot and Killed in Police Shooting Incident

Williams Lake Man Shot and Killed in Police Shooting Incident

The Delta police have been called into investigate after an RCMP officer shot and killed a Williams Lake man this morning in the area of Nimpo Lake. RCMP Sergeant Rob Vermeulen says the Anaham Lake RCMP was called to a complaint in the area at around 12:30am. The North District Major Crime Unit was also called in, along with the B.C. Coroners Service and victims services. The scene has been secured until the Delta police arrive later today. We’ll update the situation as more information becomes available.
Vancouver Island Quake Felt in Cariboo

Vancouver Island Quake Felt in Cariboo

One household in the 150 Mile House area felt the after effects of an earthquake earlier this afternoon off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Here's what homeowner Jackie Halliday noticed at around 12:45pm. “I saw plants swinging in my kitchen and my dining room light.” Halliday says the plants continued to swing for the next three to four minutes. “Well we kinda thought it was odd because we didn’t feel anything but all of a sudden everything was moving.” Government officials estimate the quake was somewhere between 6 and 7 on the richter scale.