Cariboo Region

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UPDATE: RCMP confirm shooting incident, fatality in Cache Creek

By Doug Collins / Ashley Legassic / James Peters
January 15, 2019 - 5:12am Updated: January 15, 2019 - 4:42pm

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — UPDATE (12:00 p.m.): Police are confirming an investigaiton into a fatality in Cache Creek overnight.

According to a news release, RCMP responded to a reported shooting at a home in the 1000-block of Collins Road Monday evening.

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Blaming low copper prices, Imperial Metals suspends operations at Mount Polley mine

By James Peters
January 7, 2019 - 3:03pm Updated: January 7, 2019 - 5:25pm

LIKELY, B.C. — Imperial Metals has announced the suspension of operations at the Mount Polley mine near Likely.

In a news release, the company says the shutdown is due to declining copper prices, and says the operation will resume "once the economics of mining at Mount Polley improve."