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Olympic flame in Prince George

The Torch Relay will go through Prince George Jan. 29. Residents can share the spirit of the games and cheer on local torchbearers from the community.

Health circuit to assess kindergarten students

More than 1,000 kindergarten students in Prince George are expected to attend the annual Health Day Circuit.
CNC arts instructor unveils Coke bottle for Olympics

CNC arts instructor unveils Coke bottle for Olympics

A Fine Arts and Media instructor at College of New Caledonia will add some local colour and culture to the Winter Olympic Games In Vancouver.
Home-grown sunscreen product aimed at golfers

Home-grown sunscreen product aimed at golfers

A Prince George company is getting ready to take the golf industry by storm.

Bioenergy important to forestry’s future

Bioenergy is going to play a central role in the transformation of the forest sector, although the fledgling industry is not by itself sufficient to ensure the sector is attractive to investors, forest industry analyst Don Roberts said Thursday.

Schools spared HST hit

School districts will have to pay much less HST money than was feared even at the start of this week. School District 57 officials said they had next to no warning about the announcement made by the B.C.
Christmas Day draw delivers handsome gift for local man

Christmas Day draw delivers handsome gift for local man

A Prince George forestry worker is nearly $104,000 richer after guessing right on six of seven numbers plus the bonus number on the Lotto Max lottery. Neil Morris, a married 47-year-old father of three, was at the B.C.

Province approves mine plan

Taseko Mines has passed a major hurdle for its proposed $800-million Prosperity gold and copper mine in Central B.C. The provincial government announced Thursday the project had passed an environmental review led by the B.C.

Unions key to new CNC hiring policy

The announcement by College of New Caledonia to hire 50 aboriginal individuals over the next five years wasn't something that happened overnight or without a lot of negotiating, said the president of the Faculty Association.
Paramedics hold practice sessions

Paramedics hold practice sessions

Warm weather and a scheduling mix-up made for enhanced training for some northern paramedics in Prince George, Thursday. "This was very impromptu," said Richard Kennelly, B.C. Ambulance Service's superintendent of the northern B.C. region.