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Police around region

McBride RCMP seized about 1,000 marijauna plants June 20 from a rural residence on Mountainview Road. Police located a well established grow operation run by a complex and "ultimately dangerous" electrical system, said Cst.

B.C. First Nations won't likely receive HST exemption

The federal government granted an HST exemption for First Nations in Ontario, but B.C. Aboriginals won't receive the same courtesy. First Nations in B.C.

Build school in Willow River, parent urges

A case for making Willow River the home of a new elementary school to replace the now-closed facility in Giscome was made to school board trustees on Tuesday.

Hydro selects run-of-river project near McBride

BC Hydro has selected a project in the McBride area to be awarded an electricity purchase agreement . Castle Mountain Hydro's Benjamin Creek run-of-river project is designed to generate 27 gigawatt hours of power.

Flags to fly for Canada Winter Games bid

As many as 1,500 flags will be flying around the city when the bid committee for the Canada Winter Games comes to Prince George later this some - thanks to a $3,400 contribution from Pacific BioEnergy.
Missing youth

Missing youth

Prince George RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 15-year-old missing youth from Prince George. Glen James Louis was last seen on Saturday, June 19 at about 2:45 p.m.

Buyer beware

Prince George RCMP sends a message to the public that they do not recommend any one home security company over another, so don't be fooled by any sales tactics.

Body identified as Prince George man

The body of Bao Tien Cao of Prince George was discovered Friday, June 18, in a ditch in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.
Air Cadets flying high this summer

Air Cadets flying high this summer

Several youth have been accepted to a variety of camps this summer through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. Sixteen-year-old Cpl. Sarah Bergen and Cpl.

Bus rates will go up by a quarter in September

City council voted in favour of an increase to bus fares by 25 cents a ride. The regular fare will be $2.25 and a student/senior fare will be $1.75 beginning in September.