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Forestry report urges province to manage carbon storage

Maximizing the carbon stored in B.C.'s forests could provide benefits both economically and environmentally over the long-term, says a new report, Managing B.C.'s Forests for a Cooler Planet.

New book chronicles area’s aviation history

For more than 50 years, the skies above Prince George doubled as an air highway with flying machines ranging from open cockpit biplanes to high winged monoplanes to four-engine propeller jobs.
Ludwig farm search wraps up

Ludwig farm search wraps up

Police wrapped-up their search on Monday of a farm owned by convicted anti-industrial saboteur Wiebo Ludwig after seizing "a variety of items.
Drugs, rifle seized in dragnet

Drugs, rifle seized in dragnet

A six-month undercover operation called Prudent has resulted in dismantling a sophisticated drug operation along with the confiscation of rock cocaine, cash, an assault rifle and ammunition, and two vehicles. RCMP Cst.

Flooding unlikely, snowpack numbers showing

Snowpack in the Upper Fraser drainage basin is well above normal according to numbers from the provincial government's river forecast centre. As of Jan. 1, the snow water index for the region was 123 per cent above normal.

Woman dies in skiing accident

A 51-year-old woman died Friday afternoon after colliding with a tree while skiing at Hudson Bay Mountain in Smithers.

Family dispute results in stabbing

One man is recovering from a stab wound and another has been arrested following an altercation early Saturday morning in a home in the 1100 block of Ahbau Street. Police were called to the scene at about 2:45 a.m.

Cold adds extra danger to sex trade

The streets are cold places for the women who walk them selling their bodies, but when the mercury dips to this week's temperatures it can be especially cruel punishment.

Pinewood student wins book collection

A Prince George student has won a library of her favourite books. Ashleigh Johnston, a Grade 3 student at Pinewood elementary school, sketched her way to the rare prize.
Symphony cutting into debt

Symphony cutting into debt

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra is at least halfway towards its "all or nothing" goal of trimming $150,000 from its debt by the end of the fiscal year, says executive director Elizabeth Aman-Hume.