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City asphalt plant not a good idea

City asphalt plant not a good idea

I thought I would never be one of those who complain about potholes and snow removal as if the city could actually do something about the weather. This is the North. It snows and freezes.
Give our local school board certainty

Give our local school board certainty

This is an open Letter to MLA's Pat Bell and Shirley Bond: On behalf of the 900 teachers teaching in School District #57 I am formally asking you to speak on behalf of the students, parents, teachers and trustees with both Education Minister George A
Taxes hard at work

Taxes hard at work

I wonder how many florins, lupins, centagons or dollars that it cost the city to wet down and sweep my street today. The bucks may have been better spent filling the whoop-d-do's at the top of our road.
Thank you to The Citizen

Thank you to The Citizen

I wanted to give a big thank you to The Citizen for publishing my letter about my son's bike so quickly. Thanks to you, I was notified the very same morning that his bike had been found.
Getting Hosed at the pumps!

Getting Hosed at the pumps!

Perhaps someone can explain why the fuel prices are $1.34/l in Prince George yet they got as low as $1.12/l in Kamloops on May 7. Brett Woods Prince George
Caesar salad evolved with tastes and time

Caesar salad evolved with tastes and time

During the 90 years since it was first served in Tijuana, Mexico, caesar salad has evolved and changed, which is ironic in that it was originally made with what was left in the kitchen, after a very busy July 4 weekend.
Score one for democracy

Score one for democracy

City council listened to light industrial business owners Monday night and reversed its support of the hugely unpopular proposed tax rate hike just in the nick of time.
Government attempt at HST answer feeble

Government attempt at HST answer feeble

"An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought." Simon Cameron (1799-1889) The B.C.
Naive about Tasering

Naive about Tasering

In response to a letter about "police should call you in to disarm the suspect". I find that statement as well as others in that same letter to be incredulously naive.
Win, place and no show

Win, place and no show

After watching the election results roll in Monday night, it soon became apparent that the real winners weren't the Conservatives and NDP, but the Canadian public.