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Trustees give o.k. to Fitzpatrick bursary

Students will no longer have to go onto college or university to qualify for a scholarship or bursary administered by the school district.

Trustees back teachers' complaints about province's centralized data system

Horror stories about the problems local teachers are having with the MInistry of Education's centralized data system have prompted trustees to express concerns to the provincial government.
Raise a Reader Day at work in Prince George

Raise a Reader Day at work in Prince George

Bright orange-shirted volunteers began selling special editions of the Citizen this morning in exchange for donations to local literacy projects as Raise a Reader Day starts across the city.

Ten pounds seized

While on routine patrol Tuesday night in the Hart community Prince George RCMP found a man loading marijuana into his vehicle. Officers seized 10 pounds of the drug and the 37-year-old has been released on conditions awaiting court.

And the winner is . . . .

The battle of the 13th Annual Interior Drive for Life between Prince George and Kelowna will come to an end Thursday at 2 p.m.

Clayton Taylor improving

The news this week about Clayton Taylor is uplifting to say the least. Taylor, 25, is the man who was critically injured Sept. 10 at Moffat Street and Second Avenue when a driver failed to stop as he exited the alley way.
Moose warning signs improved

Moose warning signs improved

Now up in the vicinity of University of Northern British Columbia, two new signs not only warn drivers they're heading into moose country but give them an idea of the consequences if they hit one.

Annual breastfeeding challenge

In recognition of the importance of breast feeding to give newborns a healthy start in life, World Breastfeeding Week will be celebrated around the world Friday through Thursday.

Food for those in need

All four Save-On Foods stores in Prince George will hold their biannual food drive Saturday for the Salvation Army Food bank. During the drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PG economic agency calls for end to CN labour dispute

Initiatives Prince George, the city's economic development agency, is imploring the federal government to act quickly to end a CN labour dispute that could disrupt rail traffic in northern B.C.