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Trustees hoping for break on budget

Trustees hoping for break on budget

School board trustees will have a clearer idea of the depth of the financial hole they're facing as they head into the final leg of the school closure public consultation meetings this week.

Lottery winner nets $500,000

A Prince George lottery winner has stepped forward. Nancy Miners matched all four numbers on the Feb.19 Lotto Max extra draw to win the top prize of $500,000, B.C. Lottery Corporation said last week.

Bell fights back on HST

Prince George North MLA Pat Bell isn't backing down in the face of former premier Bill Vander Zalm's attack on the harmonized sales tax.

Suspects described following assault

Police are on the lookout for two men following an assault last Sunday afternoon at the Mr. G convenience store and gas station on Highway 16 east.

Unemployment rate declines to 12.3 per cent

Prince George's unemployment rate declined 0.6 percentage points last month to 12.3 per cent, powered by a 1,400-position surge in the number of people holding down jobs, according to Statistics Canada labour market survey results released Friday.
Wanted man caught!

Wanted man caught!

Chad Douglas Berry was arrested in Vanderhoof at about 5 a.m. Friday morning without incident. Berry is expected to appear in provincial court later today.

Boot camp for future policemen

Kelly Road secondary school has been transformed into a police training academy during spring break to give northern youth a real taste of of police work and the boot camp associated with becoming an RCMP.

Crisis centre call answered

A call by the Prince George Crisis Centre for volunteers to help out the hundreds of people who ask for some type of help resulted in two new trainees and a number who wish to take the training in the near future.
Zalm draws crowd to anti-HST rally

Zalm draws crowd to anti-HST rally

More than 130 people from across the political spectrum packed a UNBC lecture theatre on Friday night for a rally against the harmonized sales tax that featured former B.C. premier Bill Vander Zalm as the keynote speaker.

Black tie event for PGSO at Wood Wheaton's

A Black Tie Black Jack event is being held as a fundraiser for the Prince George Symphony Orchestra at the Wood Wheaton show room. There will be a lounge set up with a casino-like atmosphere.
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