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ICBC gives fair shake

The matter of whether or not ICBC should compensate the local man who's car was damaged in a fatal hit and run accident Jan. 30 on Ospika Boulevard has been cleared up.

NovaGold to release updated northern project plan

NovaGold says it plans to release the results of an updated mine plan for its Galore Creek project in northern B.C. in the second quarter of this year that will use higher copper and gold prices than previous studies.

Gov't funding to reduce fire risk in central B.C.

The province is using $1.2 million from a job-creation fund to reduce the fire risk and remove beetle-killed trees in several communities in the Cariboo region.
Ski helmet pays off

Ski helmet pays off

Wearing a helmet while soaring down a ski hill is being credited for saving a young boy's life. When six-year-old Isaiah Waldner of Prince George came barreling down the Hart Highlands ski hill Feb.

March is Kidney Month

Chronic kidney disease is on the rise with an estimated 145,000 people living with it in British Columbia.

Olympic celebration at UNBC

The University of Northern British Columbia might be the best place to celebrate the start of the Olympic Winter Games on Friday afternoon. Organized by the Northern Undergraduate Student Society, a winter carnival will kick off at 3 p.m.

MacDonald named UNBC's newest chancellor

A leading international figure in space science, technology, and renewable energy will be the University of Northern British Columbia's fifth chancellor. John S.

MacDonald named UNBC's newest chancellor

A leading international figure in space science, technology, and renewable energy will be the University of Northern British Columbia's fifth chancellor. John S.

Dates for PG's podium released

Specific dates and times when the podium made from "beetle-enhanced" pine harvested at Forests for the World will be used at the Olympic Winter Games have been released: - Sat., Feb. 13, 5 to 7:30 p.m. men's short track speed skating, 1,500 m. - Wed.

Drug dealer found guilty of kidnapping

A Prince George drug dealer was found guilty of kidnapping, confining and assaulting a customer for selling and smoking most of the cocaine he had been given to hold in trust after a defence that hinged largely on mistaken identity failed to sway a B