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Value seen in free transit on bad air days

Value seen in free transit on bad air days

Even though air quality advisories sometimes only last a day, there is still value in offering free transit rides to try to reduce vehicle emissions and promote the use of buses, says the city.

$100,000 worth of tools stolen

More than $100,000 worth of tools was stolen from secured work trailers at a Conoco Phillips well site between Dawson Creek and Tumbler Ridge. If anyone has any information on the theft of tools, call the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700.

Engineer, son return from Cambodian mission

Despite being a professional engineer, a Prince George man had an experience of a lifetime surviving with village people in extremely poor conditions.

Science special on Cafe Voltaire menu

UNBC president George Iwama will be the first guest speaker at Cafe Scientifique, which will take place at Cafe Voltaire in Books & Company Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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.