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YMCA issues nomination call for peace medallion

It's Peace Week at the Prince George YMCA and the organization is looking for a few good people deserving of being awarded a Peace Week medallion.
"Knit happens"

"Knit happens"

To the surprise of many, a new yarn shop has opening in Prince George, just above Books and Co.

Building on fire at Victoria and Seventh

The Prince George Fire Department was on the scene of a structure fire at Victoria Street and Seventh Avenue and both roads were blocked to traffic. It is believed two businesses were affected.

Kiwanis helps improve Phoenix House

The Phoenix Transition House has a renovated play room for the children who will be staying with them, thanks to support from the Kiwanis Group.

Lekstrom says no to Liberal leadership

The list of contenders for the B.C. Liberal leadership that would be considered outsiders narrowed Monday as maverick B.C. Liberal MLA Blair Lekstrom declared he would not be seeking the nomination.

$120,000 in Northern Health grants

Northern Health is offering $120,000 in grants for community organizations to promote health and well being of people in northern B.C. communities through projects and initiatives.

An earlier HST referendum may not satisfy opponents

Although B.C. Liberal leadership contenders appear to be opening the possibility of moving up the date of the referendum on the harmonized sales tax, it may not satisfy opponents of the new tax, depending in part on how early the vote could be held.

Patients can now give drug input online

The Ministry of Health Services has launched a new website that allows patients to be heard on specific drug reviews.

New Conifex manager not taking position

Conifex Timber has announced that Blair Mayes will not take up his role as chief operating officer of the company as earlier reported. Mayes, who had been scheduled to start his duties on Nov.

Alternative energy proposal given charge up

The City of Quesnel's community energy system was one of two alternative energy proposals in B.C. that got development funding from the B.C. Bioenergy Network together with Terasen Gas. Each project gets $200,000, it was announced on Tuesday.