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Pine beetle forecast to cut timber supply west of Prince George

A B.C. chief forester's timber supply review that will set a new harvest level in the pine-beetle-infested Lakes District Timber Supply Area west of Prince George shows there will be a significant drop in allowable logging levels after 10 years.

Pedaling the Golden Triangle

A famous singer, a small town in Africa, and a mom riding a bike through the Rockies are all connected by Prince George and a passion for helping those less fortunate.

DBIA not happy with consultants report

The leading business voice of downtown Prince George has dismissed a consultant's report as "not only offensive but just plain wrong.

Grand opening soon for Eric's World of Leisure

Like a phoenix rises from the ashes, Eric's World of Leisure is on the road to recovery after a devastating fire ignited by the sparks from a power saw Eric Moore was using.

Support the Troops Day

Royal Canadian Legion is presenting a special day to show support for Canadian military troops serving at home and overseas. Red Friday on May 28 is the day residents are encouraged to wear red to show support and gather together at 11:30 a.m.

Briefs

Over the May long weekend, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Forests and Range, the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts and the RCMP are teaming up to patrol recreation sites and forest service roads to ensure people are enjoying rec

Kehler steps down

Initiatives Prince George director Don Kehler has stepped down from the board. IPG CEO Tim McEwan confirmed Kehler resigned Thursday.

Battle over the board

A behind-the-scenes battle has erupted between Initiatives Prince George and the Prince George Airport Authority over the method by which directors are chosen for the airport's governing board.

Fatal stabbing

A 28-year-old Fort St. John man was fatally stabbed early Thursday in a parking lot of an apartment located at 93 A Street. Upon responding to a call Fort St. John RCMP members found the stabbed victim sitting in the drivers seat of a parked vehicle.

Violent sexual assault attempt

Violence came into play during an attempted sexual assault of an 18-year-old Prince George female Thursday as she was walking in the 2400 block of Victoria Street around 10:30 p.m.