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UNBC enjoys strong JDC West

The teams representing the University of Northern British Columbia at this year's JDC (Jeux de Commerce) West Business Competition gave the University its most successful showing to date.

Police seize cache of weapons

Prince George RCMP have conducted another highly successful home raid, resulting in confiscating a major cache of weapons from a city residence where they arrested the male home owner. The search-warrant raid of weapons and ammunition occurred Jan.

Get a grant, raise a reader

Raise-A-Reader continues to make a difference in Prince George as hundreds of people of all ages are encouraged to find the magic in reading and books, learn new literacy skills at school and home, and see new worlds open up before their eyes.

Anti-prorogue rally today

Prince George will be among the more than 50 communities where a national day of action against the proroguing of parliament will be held today. A rally will be held at 1584-7th Ave. (7th and Victoria) from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

PGSO to perform at library

The story of Baba Yaga will be at the centre of a performance at today by a quartet of Prince George Symphony Orchestra musicians at the Prince George Public Library's Bob Harkins branch, 2 p.m. start.
$25,000 legacy for curlers

$25,000 legacy for curlers

The Road to the Roar curling event held recently has left its own legacy to benefit sports activities in Prince George which hoisted the November event.

Pageant seeks Miss Northern B.C. candidates

The Miss B.C. 2010 pageant is looking for candidates in the Prince George area to take the title of Northern B.C., who may become the next Miss B.C. The Miss B.C. pageant is a program for women to learn new skills while developing their self-esteem.

EI collectors remain many

The number of people in the Prince George area collecting employment insurance stood at 2,680 in November, a 50.6-per-cent jump from the year before according to Statistics Canada numbers released Friday. The unemployment rate in November was 12.

Quesnel torch route set

The route the Olympic torch will take through Quesnel on Jan. 29 has been set. It will begin in South Quesnel at 11:24 a.m., where it travels north on Highway 97. It makes its way to Alex Fraser Park by 11:55 a.m.

Firearms seized from Inlander home

Five firearms, a crossbow and a set of brass knuckles when seized when police executed a search warrant on a home in the 2600 block of Inlander Street early Thursday morning, said Prince George RCMP. The firearms included a loaded .