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Underground operation

Dawson Creek RCMP recently found a unique underground grow operation in a rural area. In an underground bunker constructed out of a Sea-can police seized 37 cultivating marijuana plants along with marijuana bud valued at $30,000 and several firearms.

First physician hired for cancer centre

The first radiation oncologist to be hired for the new BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North is on board to begin regular consultation visits to Prince George . Dr.

Heavy police patrols on long weekend

This last long weekend of summer will see a fleet of police cars - marked and unmarked - on streets, highways and byways throughout the North. "Starting Friday our patrols will be enhanced through Monday," said RCMP Sgt.

Open burning permitted in PG Fire Centre

Open burning is once again permitted in the Prince George Fire Centre's jurisdiction as the risk of wildifres has decreased.

Sell out for AimHi

The second annual Ric's Grill Community Golf Tournament scored a perfect round for AimHi. The Aug. 31 event at Alder Hills Golf Course was a complete sellout with 72 golfers participating.

Fort St. James gets $20,000 for action plan

In a bid to combat racism and hate in campus communities, College of New Caledonia will receive $20,000 from the province's EmbraceBC program. The funds will go to the Fort St.

Good game for Merna

Despite the B.C. Lions poor season to date, one Quesnel woman thinks they're the cats meow. Merna Hardie won a 2010 Nissan Rogue vehicle when player Yonus Davis returned a kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown against Edmonton on July 31.

Pie in the eye?

An executive from TD Canada Trust will be the target for a thrown cream pie during a fund-raising event for children's charities. The event at noon Sept. 9 at TD Canada Trust main branch on Victoria St.

Winter hours for museum

Winter hours go into effect this weekend at the Railway and Forestry Museum in Prince George. From Thursday through the long weekend in May the museum will be open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum will also be closed Nov.

Job fair set

B.C.'s largest construction company, Ledcor Industries, is holding a two-day job hiring fair in Prince George in early September, touting the event as a sign of a recovering economy in northern B.C.
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