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CNC to add to contingency fund

College of New Caledonia finished the 2009-10 fiscal year with a more-than $900,000 surplus, according to audited financial statements presented to the school's board of governor Wednesday.

Forest road crash was single-vehicle

A Supreme Court Justice's ruling that absolved the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia from compensating a man for injuries suffered in an accident on a forestry road may not have as widespread implications as first feared.

The little train that couldn't

For the fourth consecutive summer the little steam train at Fort George Park will not be on track, says the local engineer who's operated the train for more than 30 years.

Host of Jehovah's Witnesses to city

This year's Jehovah's Witnesses district convention in Prince George will include 800 more than in past years for a total of 3,400 from eight congregations. The three-day event, open to the public, begins Friday at 9:20 a.m.

Time for a picnic, Portugal syle

Everyone is welcome to attend Portugal's Picnic Day on Saturday, June 19 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Baseline air testing results show no detectable formaldehyde

First of more tests in Millar neighbourhood

Free contest for young writers

Young scribes between the ages of 10 and 17 have the opportunity to enter a short story in the Junior Authors Contest. Writers may submit only one story with a maximum of 1,000 words before the August 15 deadline.

Hire-A-Youth Week a success

The Prince George Service Canada Centre for Youth (SCCY) wrapped up a successful Hire-A-Youth Week. The centre helps match employers with enthusiastic youth who are eager to start working.

Treat Dad on his day

Royal Canadian Legion will hold a Father's Day brunch Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the branch at 1335 Seventh Ave. The event for members and bona fide guests offers breakfast and lunch dishes and door prizes at a cost of $10.

Rents and vacancy rates rise and fall

Monthly rents and vacancy rates have been wavering in Prince George, according to a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation survey released this week.