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Pot busts paying off

Pot busts paying off

You have to take your shoes off to count the number of major drug busts in the Prince George area since the new year dawned.

Cluculz Lake area grow op busted

Vanderhoof RCMP seized a large quantity of packaged marihuana along with about 440 plants and equipment Saturday at residences located on Phillips Road and Comtois Place in the Cluculz Lake area.

Prorogue rally draws small crowd

A local contribution to a national day of protest against the proroguing of parliament drew about two dozen people to the corner of Seventh and Victoria late Saturday morning.

Small fire shuts London Drugs

A small electrical fire in London Drugs temporarily shut down the Parkwood Place store for close to three and a half hours Monday. Fire crews from three Prince George halls responded to the call at 12:29 p.m.

Fatal snowmobile accident near McLeod Lake

Two people on a snow mobile on Carp Lake Road near MacLeod Lake, B.C. went off the road into a wooded area when the driver lost control.
Turbo Broom propels new business downtown

Turbo Broom propels new business downtown

A sense of humour is very important said the owner of a new store recently opened in downtown Prince George.
Starbucks opens at the Ramada

Starbucks opens at the Ramada

The Ramada Plaza Prince George is now ready for all your venti skinny extra-hot frappacino needs. The hotel celebrated the opening of its new Starbucks outlet with a ribbon cutting featuring local dignitaries Monday afternoon.
Theatre breaks record

Theatre breaks record

Theatre North West has broken its own record for highest number of season pass holders. This year's total of 3,867 pass holders is the highest ever in the theatre's 16-year history, said Bern Whalen, administrative associate.

Missionaries focus on Sri Lanka

Haiti's earthquake aftermath is receiving global attention, calling to mind another disaster that is still in the recovery stage - one with a Prince George attachment.
Cancer is a hard journey

Cancer is a hard journey

Despite the excitement of opening the new cancer centre in 2012, Northern Health officials want northerners to understand that it is "just one small part" of the Northern Cancer Control Strategy. Dr.