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Nominations welcome for city's volunteer and youth awards

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.

Quesnel plans cutbacks

Quesnel city council is heading into budget discussions with the task of cutting the city's costs by $1-million to keep this year's tax hike to no more than three per cent.

Princeton wins GamesTown

The southern interior town of Princeton was named the GamesTown 2010 winner Wednesday and the community of 3,000 and will receive a $100,000 cash bonus to go towards upgrading a recreational facility.
Baptiste named Quesnel torchbearer

Baptiste named Quesnel torchbearer

Long-time city employee and Quesnel icon Dennis Baptiste will light the cauldron when the community holds its Olympic torch celebration on Friday afternoon.

Duchess Park hosting reunion

The past 50 years of hustle and bustle at Duchess Park senior secondary school in Prince George will culminate in a large reunion of people who attended school, taught or worked there.

Fundraiser at Tandori

There is an emergency fundraising event at the Tandori restaurant on Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m. for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti that has left millions in need.

Aboriginal school makes history

In an historic gesture, School District 57 trustees voted unanimously in favour of implementing B.C.'s very first aboriginal-choice elementary school.

Health centre work underway

Work in earnest has only just begun on transforming the old Chances Good Time Community Gaming Centre into a new medical centre, but it's already drawing inquiries, says Dan McLaren.

Parking limited for Olympics rally

Patrons using Exhibition Park this Friday will find parking altered to accommodate the Olympic torch celebration.
Torch routes unveiled for Friday, Saturday

Torch routes unveiled for Friday, Saturday

The Olympic torch is spending the night in Prince George, and that means there will be two opportunities to catch a glimpse of the flame as it passes through the city.