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Graduation first step in a life of learning

Graduation first step in a life of learning

The piper piped and the the crowd cheered as 32 new practical nurses graduated Friday at College of New Caledonia following a year of intensive study and learning.

Public still asked to avoid Pelican Lake fire area

A forest-fire travel restriction order for the Pelican Lake area south of Prince George that ended Friday is not being extended by the B.C. Forest Service. However, people are still being asked not to go into the area if they don't need to, B.C.

First Nations state opposition to mine prior to federal decision

Provincial and national First Nations groups have banded together to demand the federal government reject Taseko's proposed $800-million Prosperity mine in central B.C.

Barkerville is good for the economy

Barkerville Historic Town brought in $16.9 million into the province's economy in 2009 and $11.8 million to the North Cariboo region said the Overall Visitor Study and Tourism Economic Impact analysis conducted by Tourism B.C.

But I don't wanna go to shool!

Did you know parents do not have to send children to kindergarten if they choose not to? According to the School Act, any parent can defer the enrolment of their child for one year, said an official spokesperson from the B.C. Ministry of Education.

Vote for the BC SPCA to win $100,000 in Pepsi campaign

The B.C. SPCA is asking residents to vote for their low-cost spay/neuter program in the Pepsi Refresh Project so they can win a $100,000 grant in order to end pet overpopulation in the province.

Paws for a Cause a parade of pets

Paws for a Cause, a major fundraiser for the BC SPCA, will be held Sunday, Sept. 12 at Cottonwood Island Park. Registration begins at noon and participants can have their faces painted by Handsome Cabin Boy Tattoo artists.
Kindergarten could be a problem for more than just the kids

Kindergarten could be a problem for more than just the kids

In one area of Prince George School District 57, the start of full-day kindergarten seems to be more of a problem than a positive experience.

Sing the winter away

Prince George Cantata Singers will hold an open house to launch its new season.

Students head back

When students hit the books Wednesday a number of UNBC students will be making history in programs never before offered.