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Reuniting in Mackenzie

A group of former graduates of Mackenzie secondary school have issued an invitation to all grads from 1980 to 1989 to gather in the town that was carved out of the forest almost 45 years ago.

The time when resolutions die

This is the time of year where New Year's fitness resolutions start to lose their luster.

Chances Are good for finding quality used clothing

For the last nine years Chances Are you'd find a consignment boutique above Books & Company. After two years at Third and Dominion, Colleen Dyson thought it was time to move to a higher elevation at 1685 Third Avenue.

Surety issued

From Prince George Provincial Court Feb. 12 Kyle G. Wilson was issued a $500 six-month surety to keep the peace in relation to a charge of assault. Trevor C.

Independents ranked top Prince George schools

Prince George's three independent schools emerged the top achievers in the Fraser Institute's annual grading of elementary schools' academic performance. With a score of 8.

Spruce Kings show home lottery winner picked

Nadia Herold of Tomslake, B.C. became the owner of a $376,000 show home Sunday night. The 61-year-old retiree was the grand prize winner in the Prince George Spruce Kings show home lottery. Herold's $100 ticket, No.

Airport sees Olympic effects

The Olympics has had a tangible effect on the Prince George Airport. Already, with the winter games only a few days old, YXS is seeing a burst of action, and most of it is clad in the red, white and black of the 2010 fans' garb.

Olympic flag boxes courtesy of Prince George craftsman

Canada's medal-winning athletes will receive a little something extra upon stepping onto the podium during the Olympic Winter Games -- a Canadian flag neatly folded into a box made by a Prince George craftsman out of blue stained pine.

Throne speech sparks schools board's interest

School district trustees will be keeping a close eye on the provincial budget after a new approach to public schools was suggested in last week's throne speech.

Real estate picked up in January

Single-family homes sold for an average $215,023 in northern B.C. in January, according to the B.C. Real Estate Association, up $10,227 over the month before. It's also up $14,653 from January 2009.