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SUV hit pedestrians

A middle-aged woman and her elderly mother were struck by a newer white or tan SUV in the parking lot of Sprucelamnd Mall in front of the Dollarama store. The two women sustained minor bruising and did not seek medical attention.

Tax hike looming as budget talks begin

The city will need to increase its property tax levy 3.5 per cent to maintain service levels and funding for contractual commitments, according to a staff report that will go before city council tonight during it's opening budget discussion meeting.

Shady Valley school bracing for the worst

After surviving the last round of closures nearly seven years ago, Shady Valley's days appear to be genuinely numbers, Terry Myers, the elementary school's parent advisory council president admits.

MVA between car and cyclist

A car hit a cyclist in the 800 block of Ahbau Street Friday at about 8 a.m. The male cyclist, 21, was transported to hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Brave grads

Every student at Heather Park Middle School has now graduated from the BRAVE program. The anti-bullying program - Bully Resistance and Violence Education - presented by the RCMP to elementary students has been available since 1997-98.

Outside help cost city $9mil since '08

The City of Prince George spent more than $4.3 million on consultants during 2008 and is projecting a total of $4.4 million in 2009.

Nominations for awards welcome

City hall is seeking nominations for this year's volunteer recognition and youth of the year awards. The awards include the recreation award, community service award, youth of the year award and outstanding volunteer award.

Guns stolen during B&E

A locked gun cabinet containing five firearms was stolen from a residence in the North Nechako Road area Saturday morning between 7 and 8. No one was home at the time.

Internet scam

The RCMP in Burns Lake send out an alert about an Internet scam that involved the purchase of a car. On Feb. 4 a caller told police they had purchased a car on ebay motors that was said to be in the Vancouver area.

Tax hike looming as budget talks begin

The city will need to increase its property tax levy 3.5 per cent to maintain service levels and funding for contractual commitments, according to a staff report that will go before city council tonight during it's opening budget discussion meeting.