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No May queen in the parade

For the first time in decades, a new May queen will not be crowned in the Elk's May Day parade Saturday in downtown Prince George.

Teaming up for Baldy Hughes

Residents of The Baldy Hughes Therapeutic Community and Addiction Treatment Centre are getting a leg up with the help of some businesses in Prince George.

Legal battle over Columbus clean up bill continues

The city's court action against the owners of the old Columbus Hotel is continuing to wind its way through the courts. A hearing is scheduled for July 27 in Vancouver to decide whether permission needs to be granted to take the cast to the B.C.

Facing five fearsome dragons

A Prince George man has been selected from hundreds to face the fearsome five dragons featured on the televised Dragons' Den show on CBC. John Geleen has an invention he's confident the Dragons will want to invest in.

Friendly and functional

If you want to hear the real story of living at the new Gateway Lodge in Prince George, you need to talk to the residents. They'll tell you exactly how it is in the $42 million retirement home that held its official opening Friday.

New round of work scheduled for River Road

A second phase of work will start this Monday on River Road. To focus on a two-kilometre stretch from Foley Crescent to the CN overpass at First Avenue, the improvements will be much the same as the ones made to a 1.

Reporting crimes in progress

Prince George RCMP encourage residents to call police immediately if they see a crime in progress. Crime Stoppers works well for reporting crimes that have already happened, but are often received too late for police to get to the scene, said Cst.
Changes aplenty in downtown P.G.

Changes aplenty in downtown P.G.

There have been some changes in the past year in the heart of Prince George's downtown, which has seen little impact from decades of downtown revitalization plans, particularly along historic George Street. The Ramada Hotel is in the midst of a $7.

Tourism Prince George Society unveils 10-year plan

A 10-year plan to boost tourism in Prince George was released Friday by Tourism Prince George Society. The plan outlines 28 short- and long-term tactics for developing and promoting Prince George as a preferred tourism destination.

Drug related assault sees five males beating lone male

An RCMP member came upon an assault as five males beat up a 22-year-old male Tuesday night at about 9 at Kenwood and 20th Avenue. The five males who are known to police and are involved in a local organized crime group.