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Vanderhoof, Granisle get grant money

Granisle and Vanderhoof will receive $10,000 each from the provincial government to help plan for local infrastructure needs.

Black Press sells Prince George weekly newspaper

The weekly newspaper in Prince George is under new ownership, the publication's website is reporting as of Thursday evening.

Three years enough for UBCM

The margin increased, and three-year terms were clearly confirmed as the preferred choice of B.C.'s elected officials in local government. When delegates at the Union of B.C.

First national seniors day

Senior citizens across the country are being officially recognized today by the Canadian government for their countless contributions to the development of a nation.

Shop 'til you drop

St. Mary's elementary school gymnasium may be a good place to begin Christmas shopping during its 2010 small business fair. The event Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1088 Gillett St.

Locks of love

Six-year-old Quinlan Shaw-Bowers of Prince George has been growing her hair as fast as she can to fulfill a mission. On Saturday she will have her 12-inch pony tail cut off at Razor's Edge to provide wigs for children with cancer.

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.