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Greer Creek fire update

Greer Creek fire update

The fire located about 30 km south west of Vanderhoof was very active over night, according to the BC Wildfires website. The size of the fire has increased to 5,200 hectares due to wind and continued dry conditions.

Busy Burns Lake detachment

In Burns Lake, where the population is about 2,500, RCMP are kept busy. During the week of June 14 to 21, the police responded to 96 calls for service.

Dragon boaters to receive funds

Northbreast Passage in Prince George is among 22 dragon boat racing teams in B.C. receiving grants to assist in promoting healthier lives.

Set your dials for P.G. Variety Children's Radiothon

The 6th annual Prince George Variety Children's Radiothon is back and will broadcast live on 97FM The Wolf on June 23 and 24 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Radiothon will be supported on air by sister station 94X.

Local public relations excells

You've all seen them in action during meetings, announcements and presentations at events by all levels of government and organizations.

Citizen celebrates Youth of the Year

The city's Youth of the Year will be honoured by mayor and council, and by The Citizen, at tonight's public meeting. For more on this event, stay tuned to The Citizen's website and Tuesday's edition.

Meat Loaf this week's special

This week Doug Jones of 99.3 The Drive celebrates 25 years of broadcasting in Prince George. To celebrate CN Centre is offering a buy one ticket at regular price, get another for $25 until Friday.

Smokey air

Northern Health advises residents of Bulkley Valley, Vanderhoof and Prince George areas that smoke from forest fires in the region can pose a potential health risk, especially for children and people with chronic conditions.

Air advisory issued over smoke from Vanderhoof wildfire

B.C. Environment has issued an air quality advisory today because of high levels of fine particulate air pollution in the Prince George airshed, a result of a forest fire southwest of Vanderhoof. B.C.
City, Citizen recognize Youth of the Year

City, Citizen recognize Youth of the Year

Sufey Chen's resume is a little intimidating but all inspiring. During Monday's city council meeting the 16-year-old UNBC student - that is not a typo - was officially awarded the title of Prince George Youth of the Year for 2010.