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Let the first vote stand

Let the first vote stand

I am writing in regards to the outcome of Mondays city council meeting of the stand alone Kin. I have a child and husband who both play hockey as do a lot of other people in this town.
Numbers should speak for themselves

Numbers should speak for themselves

When I heard last night that the fourth arena is not going to be build, I said to myself then the performing arts centre should be scraped also.
Kin decision may be far reaching

Kin decision may be far reaching

I respect the three councillors who held their ground on their original position, but I suppose now we should be grateful to our mayor for saving the world so to speak. I can't wait to hear him pat himself on the back for a job well done.
Mayor looks like a bully

Mayor looks like a bully

I watched the council meeting on June 27. Too bad it was not required viewing for all residents in Prince George. I watched our mayor force reconsideration of an issue that had the support of the majority of council.
Arena vote short-sighted

Arena vote short-sighted

How incredibly short sighted to vote down the building of a new arena (regardless of whether we call it Kin 4 or a stand alone arena) in favour of tearing down Kin 1 and rebuilding it - especially since building a new arena had already been approved.
No more support

No more support

I have, over the years, supported Dan Rogers. When he ran for council and both times he ran for mayor; and several of the present councillors in the last election. I do know now that was the last vote they will ever get out of this house.
Never to be forgotten

Never to be forgotten

Our dad, Ivor Johnson, just recently spent three weeks in ICU at the University Hospital of Northern BC. We cannot thank Dr. Din, Dr. Johnston, Dr. Olson and the whole ICU team enough for all that you did for our dad.
Getting started in flyfishing

Getting started in flyfishing

If you enjoyed a father who spent time with you and took you fishing, you have a leg up on those who didn't have that privilege.
Northern society godsend to needy

Northern society godsend to needy

I wanted to acknowledge a fantastic organization called Northern B.C. Friends of Children Society. At the beginning of May my step-son had to be sent to Vancouver for emergency medical treatment.
CANADA'S FOREIGN POLICY: A BAIRD'S EYE VIEW

CANADA'S FOREIGN POLICY: A BAIRD'S EYE VIEW

Anyone following Canadian politics is well aware that Foreign Affairs Minister John "Bulldog" Baird has his eye on Stephen Harper's job when it becomes available.