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Burns Lake teacher new BCTF vice-president

Burns Lake teacher Jim Iker is the new first vice-president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation. Ikert was elected to the post for a one-year term Tuesday during the BCTF convention.

British Columbians urged to talk to their pharmacist

B.C. residents are being encouraged to 'speak up' as part of an awareness campaign to highlight the value of talking to their pharmacist during Pharmacist Awareness Week, March 7-13. "Of all health care professionals in B.C.

Jail time for pot grower

One of the several people arrested in a series of police raids on marijuana grow operations in late January will go behind bars.

City appealing Columbus ruling

The city is continuing legal efforts to force the previous owner of the Columbus Hotel to pay slightly more than $175,000 for the cost of demolishing and cleaning up the Third Avenue downtown site. A notice of appeal has been filed against a B.C.

Gorley gets high forestry posting

The Forest Practices Board, B.C.'s foremost forestry watchdog, has named longtime Prince George forester Al Gorley as chair. The post was held for the past six years by Bruce Fraser. Gorley's appointment takes effect on May 1.

Mission to reduce carbon footprint

From turning off lights to decreasing travel, Northern Health is on a serious mission to reduce its carbon footprint in the North.

Efforts begin to control sour gas well blowout

Specialists have stepped in to regain control of a two-week-old sour natural gas well blowout near Hythe, says Alberta's Energy Resources Conservation Board.
Out the worst driver you know

Out the worst driver you know

Here's your chance Prince George to finally out the worst driver you know by nominating him for Canada's Worst Driver.

Denise Chong comes home

Former Prince George resident and author, Denise Chong is coming home to talk about her new book, Egg on Mao.

Mamadou update

One airline ticket is purchased and three more are needed to bring the wife and three children of Mamadou Tounkara to Prince George by August.
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