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Northern miner and First Nation sign exploration agreement

Serengeti Resources and the Takla Lake First Nation have signed an exploration access agreement for the company's Kwanika gold and copper project northwest of Prince George.

Young driver mourned

A young Prince George woman was celebrated and mourned on Thursday. Cindy Louise Eastham, 23, was the victim of a fatal car crash on a stretch of highway becoming infamous this summer for traffic tragedy. For more, see the Citizen.

Veterans to be honoured

The P.G. Chateau is reaching out to honour local veterans. The Chateau is inviting all local veterans to attend the event at the Chateau from noon to 4 p.m. on Aug.28. The afternoon will include a colour party, guest speakers, a piper and dinner.

Mackenzie pulp produces first product under new owners

The Mackenzie pulp produced its first product early Thursday morning under its new owners, Paper Excellence.
Concert is family affair

Concert is family affair

Victoria's Maureen Washington is returning to perform in her hometown, and this time it's a family affair. The jazz singer is presenting the Sassy Jazz and Blues Concert on Friday, Aug. 6 at 8 p.m. at the Twisted Cork.

BCREA issues sales prediction

The B.C. Real Estate Association predicts 3,850 homes will have sold for an average $217,500 each in northern B.C. by the end of this year in a third-quarter forecast released this week.

Hey, butt out!

Cops dislike lit butts and they cannot lie, the forest is just too dry. The forest fire danger is so acute, yet motorist behaviour is so irresponsible, that RCMP felt the need to issue a special statement on Wednesday to wake some smokers up.

Dunster school supporters lash out at school district

Dunster Fine Arts School Society members are expressing frustration over an inability to meet with school district officials to discuss their offer to have the school reopened by September.

Indian band gives back $100,000 for Site C consultation

The McLeod Lake Indian Band says it's pulling out of the consultation process for the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam and has given back more than $100,000 of the funding it was allotted by B.C. Hydro to participate.

Auditions soon for PG's Got Talent

Auditions for PG's Got Talent, a showcase of the variety of talented performers of all ages in the city, will be underway soon. Auditions take place Sept. 11 and 12 from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sept. 21 and 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.