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Pollution problems presist

Pollution problems presist

I think the only way to battle the pollution in Prince George is to just keep writing front page news about it. Recently we have had some of the most polluted days this city has seen in awhile.
City sits and watches as people keep falling

City sits and watches as people keep falling

I have witnessed many accidents, some of which required ambulances and many of which involved police and all are the result of the City of Prince George failing to act.
Link snow to cats, bikes

Link snow to cats, bikes

I have a simple solution to the city's problem of a lack of money to do proper snow removal. There are two untapped sources that I'm sure would provide more than enough funds. License bicycles and cats! We have to license dogs.
Fish or jobs

Fish or jobs

Expensive rainbow trout. Taseko Mine Proposal Rejection. Facts: 500 direct jobs; 1,200 indirect jobs; average job pays $40,000; 90,000 rainbow trout in Fish Lake; estimated lifespan of mine - 20 years.
Campbell wasn't good for North

Campbell wasn't good for North

As a small business owner in Prince George who has a home in Vancouver, I fear Premier Campbell's very successful leadership strategy will be emulated by other party leaders. The big provincial spending was always slated for Vancouver.
Campbell dragging party down with him

Campbell dragging party down with him

VICTORIA - Gordon Campbell's decision to stick around as a lame duck party leader is terrible news for the Liberals. Campbell took questions from reporters on the day after he announced he would step down. It was an odd performance.
Think of it as rent

Think of it as rent

It seems that once or twice a year a letter appears bemoaning the goodies that non-Native governments shower upon First Nations ("Native inequality doesn't seem fair", Prince George Citizen, Nov. 6).
Snow clearing during ‘Games’ bound to be top notch

Snow clearing during ‘Games’ bound to be top notch

Re: Snow Removal If we can't afford proper snow removal in the "we are a winter city," how can we afford the winter games. Imagine the impression visitors will get when there is 18 inches of slush and snow on our streets.
Don’t pay for less service!

Don’t pay for less service!

Several years ago we had a referendum on a increase in our city taxes for the clearing of windrows in our driveways.
Clearing driveways an essential part of snow removal

Clearing driveways an essential part of snow removal

I compliment Tim Kalsbeck and Joan Schleich for their straight-forward letters of Nov. 1. I answered the city's invitation "to have my say" by giving my comments online. However, I am not sure who in city hall will read what I said.