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Remembering their sacrifice

Remembering their sacrifice

This week we have remembered and honoured those who have served and fought on our behalf to keep our country free and protect other vulnerable people. Many have paid the ultimate price, sacrificing their lives for us.
Endless Trump bashing

Endless Trump bashing

Along with the general horror and disdain for Donald Trump previously expressed in the Citizen, Mr.
Pollsters missed the nuances and the context for U.S. election

Pollsters missed the nuances and the context for U.S. election

Well the American election has come to an end...almost... and Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States.
Through the lens

Through the lens

As he did when the news media, the pollsters and Citizen editorials got it all wrong about the 2013 provincial election, local resident Paul Serup was quick to write in Wednesday, in the wake of Donald Trump's victory in the U.S.
Prince George had a dynamite Halloween

Prince George had a dynamite Halloween

This week in Prince George history, Nov. 6-12: Nov. 7, 1966: An editorial in The Citizen praised the self-restraint of police during a near-riot and vandalism spree on Halloween.
So many to thank for Studio Fair

So many to thank for Studio Fair

I am writing this week's column on behalf of the staff and board of the Community Arts Council of Prince George & District as an open letter of appreciation and gratitude for the successful completion of the 40th anniversary Studio Fair held Nov.
What the Chicago Cubs say about leadership

What the Chicago Cubs say about leadership

On November 4, 2016, five million people gathered to celebrate the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series. This was the seventh largest gathering of people in the history of the world, and certainly the largest sports gathering ever.
Connections found when taking time to remember

Connections found when taking time to remember

Frank was an older gentleman, kind and sweet.We were all telling stories one day and Frank revealed a massive scar on his back from a surgery when he was a boy.
Easy to get off track with stress, Halloween candy

Easy to get off track with stress, Halloween candy

Reevaluate has been a word that seems to constantly crop up in my internal dialogue lately.
Retirement has been a kick for Hanik

Retirement has been a kick for Hanik

Retired school teacher and soccer enthusiast Walter Hanik was born in 1939 and grew up in East Germany. His family fled to West Germany when he was just 14 years old. Three years later, his family immigrated to Canada and settled in Vernon in 1956.