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Families Mark Anniversary of Lakeland Disaster

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Two years ago this week, a deadly explosion destroyed Prince George’s Lakeland Mill. Now, victims and their families are standing together for the solemn anniversary. On Wednesday, they will walk from The Hudson’s Bay parking lot, to the Prince George Courthouse. They have designed the route so it will go past the local WorkSafe BC office. Many of the people ... Read More »

Spring Arrives For Local Golfers

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This weekend marks the official start of spring for golfers, with the opening of Pine Valley. The course has completely shaken off its blanket of snow. Keith Good says there’s been back-to-back tee times, so the season is off to a great start. Pine Valley has been a part of Prince George since the 1960s. Read More »

The Hunt Is On At Fort George Park

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Lori Trupp is helping organize a children’s Easter egg hunt, which she says will go ahead rain or shine. This year’s event is already much bigger than the last;  600 kids have pre-registered.  Trupp says families are welcome to come down and join in the day’s festivities. The egg hunt runs from 2 to 4pm, near the bandstand. There will ... Read More »

A Local Effort To Stop Human Trafficking

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Live entertainment, art, and a silent auction. They’re all on the schedule, at a fundraiser being hosted by local charity 27 Million Voices. They work to promote awareness of human trafficking, which remains a major issue in many countries around the world. The charity benefits programs in Ghana and Burkina Faso. At tonight’s event, artwork will be on display, which ... Read More »

Teacher Strike (VIDEO)

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BC teachers have given 72 hour strike notice.The president of the BCTF announced this afternoon job action will begin on Wednesday, but the province’s schools will remain open. This is what teachers call “stage one” of job action, and it means teachers wont attend meetings with management or supervise students out of regular class hours. Report Cards will still go ... Read More »

Robbery Suspect (VIDEO)

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Local Mounties are on the lookout for a robbery suspect. Just before 9:30 yesterday night, police were called to a fast food restaurant in the 2300 Block of Westwood Drive. That’s where a man went into the restaurant with what appeared to be a handgun and stole some cash from the register before fleeing on foot. A police service dog ... Read More »