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New cancer programs available for patients

Two support programs for cancer patients will be taking place in Prince George over the next few weeks. The first is a new program called Cancer and Beyond, which starts this Thursday. The second is another Cancer Transitions workshop, starting Feb.

Where there's smoke, there shouldn't be development

Local governments should be considering wildfire risk before approving new developments in areas likely to be exposed to fires, known as interface areas, a new report by the B.C. Forests Practices Board said Wednesday.

Vanderhoof eager to fly

There is no drive to revitalize the downtown, construct a road on the outskirts, or attract 747s loaded with cargo. But the Mayor of Vanderhoof is talking about planes, strengthening local industry and employment.

Homicide charged

On Jan. 30, Fort Nelson RCMP members were called to assist the BC Ambulance Service with a woman in distress. Police attended and located a woman inside a residence at the Fort Nelson First Nation.

Pilot Mountain Road grow op busted

About 1,750 pot plants were seized from a residence on Pilot Mountain Road by RCMP executing a warrant. There was also a large amount of grow operation paraphernalia seized.


Major exclusive on page one of Thursday's Citizen. For the complete "smart-version" of the Prince George Citizen visit our Digital Edition .

Twisted improv a real downtown show

Every day people improvise. It's those spur-of-the-moment decisions made or actions taken that make life interesting.

Help for Haiti

The volunteer firefighters throughout the Fraser-Fort George Regional District have donated a total of $2,000 to cover the costs of two shelter boxes for Haiti to provide relief and temporary housing.
Victim named in fatal crash

Victim named in fatal crash

The man killed in Saturday night's pedestrian collision has been identified, The Citizen has learned, as Stanley Heavysides, 48. Sandra Cassidy, 68, of Prince George is facing five charges in relation to the incident.
Fiddle champ off to Olympics

Fiddle champ off to Olympics

A 16-year-old fiddle champion from Prince George will entertain at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Sydney Wilson said she's excited, but nervous about playing in front of about 35,000 people at the medal ceremony on Feb. 14.