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Grow op busted on Bendixon Road

A large marijuana grow operation was dismantled on Tuesday afternoon. The Prince George RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence located on the Bendixon Road. During the course of the investigation three adult males were arrested.

B.C. Liquor Stores collecting donations for Haiti relief

B.C. Liquor Stores are accepting donations to help with relief efforts in Haiti. Customers can make donations of $2 or $5 -- or multiples thereof -- at all B.C. Liquor Stores checkouts until Feb. 12.

Resource briefs

Miner announces resource expansion Serengeti Resources Inc. added to its initial resource estimate at its Kwanika copper and gold exploration property in northern B.C.

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Metis housing under review

There has been a wholesale board and senior management change at the Prince George Metis Housing Society, and B.C. Housing has undertaken an internal review of the housing organization, The Citizen has learned.

Proposal advanced to public hearing stage

A proposal to subdivide 2.8 hectares at 779 Foreman Road into three new lots was advanced to the public hearing stage during Monday night's city council meeting. Currently, a single-family dwelling is situated on the property's southeast corner.

Council of Seniors in search of bigger digs

The Prince George Council of Seniors needs more room. Addressing city council on Monday night, PGCOS manager Lola-Dawn Fennell said the group needs a home about twice the size of its current 2,000-square-foot location at 1055 Fifth Avenue downtown.

Teleconference approved for two councillors

Two city councillors will be able to attend two meetings next month via teleconference. City council agreed to extend the courtesy to Coun. Cameron Stolz for the Feb. 1 regular meeting and to Coun. Garth Frizzell for the Feb. 10 budget meeting.

Sophisticated grow up busted, six in custody

Police entered three rural residences Monday in the Beaverley area with search warrants in order to seize more than 3,000 marijuana plants in various stages of growth. The grow operations were sophisticated in structure.

Funding renewed for three rural ESL programs

Three outlying communities will see funding renewed to help new immigrants improve their English language skills through one-on-one tutoring. The English as a Second Language Programs in Valemount, Fort St.