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Trail to be closed for brush clearing

The western end of the Ridgeview trail in the Hart area will be closed during work hours starting Monday as a crew goes in to clear brush as a wildfire prevention measure.
Top money raiser

Top money raiser

A Prince George man who became fascinated with Terry Fox during his Marathon of Hope run across Canada has become the top fund earner across the nation.
Electrical boxes become works of art

Electrical boxes become works of art

B.C. Hydro electrical boxes at two Prince George locations have gone through a makeover.

Zalm cut doesn't pan out

Premier Gordon Campbell made no moves to cut the HST or move up the date of a province-wide vote on the tax Friday at the annual convention of the Union of B.C. Municipalities as claimed by anti-HST leader Bill Vander Zalm.
Shop Free winner thrilled

Shop Free winner thrilled

Hugh Desmarais is a happy man. As the winner of $6,000 in gift certificates for the Pine Centre Mall, Desmarais won the top prize in the Shop Free contest sponsored by The Prince George Citizen and the Pine Centre Mall.

Linden draws a crowd

Former WHL all-star and Vancouver Canucks captain Trevor Linden appeared at the CN Centre for the Cougar's season opener Friday night, showing his support for the Y Champions hockey weekend.

Financial picture clearer for Dunster school

Swinging a deal to buy the Dunster school from School District 57 is just a few crossed Ts and dotted Is away from being completed but the real work is only beginning, says the president of the society behind the initiative.

Enbridge's Michigan pipeline delivering oil again

An Enbridge pipeline that burst two months ago in Michigan is up and running again, although at a reduced pressure level. Calgary-based Enbridge's U.S. affiliate has also been cleared by the U.S.

Quesnel mayor UBCM second vice president

Quesnel mayor Mary Sjostrom was elected Union of British Columbia Municipalities second vice president during the organization's annual convention in Whistler on Friday.

Two daily weather records fall in September

Two daily records were set last month, Environment Canada meteorologist Jim Steele noted in a monthly weather synopsis for September. A new minimum for Sept. 21 was reached when the overnight low struck -5.5 C, breaking the previous record of -3.