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"I wish I could take it back," says Fowlie

A distraught Joseph Robert Fowlie told about 50 people who packed a courtroom for a pre-sentence hearing that he regrets what he did on the night of March 21 but also braced himself for time behind bars.

City of Prince George heading for Greece?

There may be contention over the methods, but the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) stands by its report that Prince George city hall is overspending.
Ratte gets 15 years before parole eligibility

Ratte gets 15 years before parole eligibility

Denis Florian Ratte must serve at least 15 years behind bars before he can apply for parole for the second degree murder of his wife, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Glen Parrett ruled Friday. Following a four-week trial, a 12-person jury found Nov.

Schools hit by thieves

Three Prince George portable school classrooms on School District 57 property have been broken into between Nov. 29 and Dec. 4. RCMP Cpl. Craig Douglass said two break and enters occurred at D.P.

High-quality research is not a tap you can simply turn on or off

Liberal leadership candidates are being urged to stand for boosted funding for forestry research when building their campaign platforms.
Ratte draws conflicting views from son and daughter

Ratte draws conflicting views from son and daughter

The son and daughter of Denis Florian Ratte gave decidedly different views when they provided victim impact statements during a sentencing hearing Thursday in B.C. Supreme Court.

Light up those who light up

The Prince George Winter City Committee is encouraging the public to help recognize those who have taken the time to decorate their front yards or business frontages.

Hall stays school board chair

Lyn Hall, who has been school board chair since Dec. 2006, will remain in the position after being elected by acclamation by fellow school board trustees on Tuesday night.

Coffee chat reveals RCMP building opposition

A retired school principal mustered up his courage to come to The Citizen coffee chat Dec. 3 despite past negative experiences with the media.
Police snag suspect, find child

Police snag suspect, find child

An armed robbery suspect is in custody and a small child in his car was taken into the care of police when the man was arrested almost immediately following his gas station heist.