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More Than 100 People Search For Missing 49-Year-Old

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49-year-old Anita Thorne remains missing, despite the efforts of over 100 people. Fifty search and rescue members from Quesnel, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof and Prince George were joined Saturday by 65 friends and family of the missing woman. A private helicopter and a small plane from the Canadian Air Search and Rescue Association flew over the area where Thorne’s vehicle was spotted ... Read More »

Willow River Search Resumes For Missing Woman

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The search party is growing for missing 49-year-old Anita Thorne. Fifty of the woman’s friends and family took part, plus 44 searchers from Prince George, Vanderhoof, Mackenzie and Quesnel. An RCMP K9 unit is also searching the area until nightfall.  Police spotted Thorne’s vehicle at the Willow River rest stop along Highway 16 Thursday. The woman went missing from her ... Read More »

RBC Gives School $15,000 Grant

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RBC is giving a local school $15,000. Nusdeh Yoh is receiving the funding as part of RBC’s Learn to Play Grant Program. The money will support the school’s new baseball program and help develop the learn to skate for hockey program. There will be a presentation at the school Monday morning. Read More »

Woman Missing Near Willow River

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A search is underway for 49 year old Anita Thorne, who has been missing from her Prince George home since Wednesday.  Police spotted the woman’s vehicle at the Willow River rest area along Highway 16 yesterday.  That prompted a call to the RCMP dog team and a team from Prince George Search and Rescue.  More than 2 dozen searchers are ... Read More »

Hundreds Of Homestay Hosts For Winter Games

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There’s been a strong response to the housing crunch ahead of the Canada Winter Games. Games officials have received over 600 applicants to the Homestay Host program. Those places are now being evaluated as possible rental or billeting locations. “We did not expect that we were going to get a number like this,” says Adam Spurrell with accommodations at the ... Read More »

El Nino On Its Way

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It is November 21st, and there is no snow on the ground, though there is at higher elevations. According to Environment Canada, there was a tropical flow through October and into the first week of November, bringing warmer than usual temperatures. By mid-November, an arctic system had moved in, keeping any Pacific precipitation at bay. That Arctic system is just ... Read More »

Fort St. John Relay Tomorrow

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Members of the Canada Winter Games have packed up and are heading to Fort St. John.  The first in a trio of torch relay celebrations takes place tomorrow and each of the communities is making the event unique to each community.     Quesnel and Terrace will also be hosting torch relays as well. Read More »

Light Up Set To Go

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A Prince George Christmas tradition will be renewed this Sunday. There’s a full schedule of events for this year’s light up at Canada games Plaza. Running in conjunction with the Festival of Trees, there will be free hot chocolate, hayrides, caroling, and story time at the public library. Two River Gallery will host a crafting session. Santa Claus himself shows ... Read More »

Christmas Magic At Theatre Northwest

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It’s the story of two kids, who meet an unlikely friend in the forest of Stanley Park. Theatre Northwest’s latest play mixes grief, with magic. Tomorrow is opening night, for “The Patron Saint of Stanley Park.” It’s from a BC playwright, and focuses on the story of siblings Jennifer and Josh. In Prince George, the parts are played by a ... Read More »

Unique Medical Training Underway

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Several trainees from Prince George and throughout the North are receiving special Emergency Medical Responder training through the Justice Institute of BC. The four-week program was organized by Metis Nation BC when it was discovered the need for medics in the North was huge, especially with many resource projects coming on line. Traditionally, a trainee would have had to go ... Read More »