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Giant floaties coming down the river?

A rumour has been floating around that a giant flotilla of inflatables will ride the Nechako River current this summer.

A rocky road for Shelley neighbours

A stream of gravel trucks might be good for business in the Shelley area but it might be too harsh for the environment and quality of life in the rural community east of Prince George.

Tragedy strikes at Valemount rodeo

An 18-year-old bull rider was killed Friday evening at the Valemount rodeo when he was stepped on by a bull after being bucked off The victim Makwala Derickson-Hall, Valemount RCMP said, a member of the Okanagan First Nation in the Westbank-Oliver ar

Lightning sparks rash of fires

Hot dry weather combined with a rash of lightning strikes are behind most of the 23 new fires that erupted in the Prince George Fire Centre over a 48-hour period late last week.

Name of fatal stabbing victim released

Prince George RCMP have identified the victim of Friday's fatal stabbing as 39-year-old Tyrone Myles Thomas. RCMP declined to provide Thomas' place of residence. A man was arrested in relation to the incident, which occurred at about 3 a.m.

ATV concerns of police

Prince George RCMP are concerned about a higher volume of complaints received regarding riding of All Terrain Vehicles in the area. The average calls are complaints about lack of courtesy and safety, RCMP Cst.

COFI Community Dinner slated for Sept.

The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) will hold its annunal Prince George and Area Community Dinner Thursday, Sept. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Coast Inn of the North ballroom.
Fatal early morning stabbing

Fatal early morning stabbing

Police were called to the 7-11 on 20th Avenue to a report of a stabbing this morning at 3:20 a.m. The male victim was transported to the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia where he died as a result of his injuries.

Unemployment rate rises to 7.3 per cent

The city's unemployment rate stood at 7.3 per cent last month, according to a Statistics Canada labour force survey released Friday, a 0.8-percentage point increase from the month before.

Parents no longer occupying Dunster school

Protesting parents are no longer occupying the Dunster school.