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Haiti benefit result

Canadian Red Cross and Sound of the North band express thanks to sponsors, performers, businesses and individuals who helped make the Haiti benefit concert at Prince George Playhouse a success.

Wealth Expo offers keys to your money

One thing we all have in common is a wish for better financial security and more money in our pockets. The question on how to accomplish that may well lie in the 2010 Wealth Expo being held on Sunday. The free event is held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bylaw changes mulled

A major overhaul of the city's bylaw services department was suggested by some city councillors, while others worried about the long-term ramifications.

Nothing for gold

The Quesnel RCMP is investigating two incidents of fraud where individuals were deceived when attempting to sell gold through an intermediary.

Court

From Prince George Provincial Court Helmer C. Grandison was fined $1,5000 plus a $225 victim surcharge and prohibited from driving for one year for driving with a blood-alcohol level over .08. Feb. 2 Kevin J.

Headrick want's own biosolids monitoring

Fraser-Fort George Regional District director Bob Headrick wants to use $15,000 of his electoral area's community grant funding to pay for water monitoring and legal advice related to a plan to spread biosolids over 30 hectares at the east end of Pat

Canfor bullish

Canfor Pulp expects its markets to remain strong through the beginning of this year as it finished 2009 in the black. Canfor Pulp posted net income of $15.2 million in the last three months of 2009, and generated adjusted distributable cash of $22.

Property must be cleaned up

Fisk Avenue resident Mike Riemer may have won a minor victory in an unsightly premise dispute with the city but he will still have to take down two "temporary structures" he's using to store various items in his carport by the end of this month.

Francophone preschool

Le Coin des Petits, the Prince George French Canadian Association preschool program, is now accepting registrations for the 2010-2011 school year. Children attend the program from September to June on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Honoured elder dies at 95

The most honoured elder of the Lheidli T'enneh Nation has died following a long and healthy life. Marguerite (Margaret) Gagnon was 95 when she died at her North Nechako home Feb. 5.