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Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen has been a reporter at the Prince George Citizen since November 2002. He began as the city hall reporter and now covers police and court.
Mark holds a bachelors degree in political science from the University of British Columbia. He grew up in the Lower Mainland but has lived in the Central Interior since 1994 and has worked at newspapers in Burns Lake, Vanderhoof and Dawson Creek prior to coming to Prince George.
He's been an avid hiker and, in 2018, was a finalist for a B.C. Community Newspapers Association Ma Murray award in the outdoor recreation writing category for a story on a week-long backpacking trip in Mount Edziza Provincial Park with the Caledonia Ramblers.

Email
mnielsen@pgcitizen.ca

Recent Work by Mark

Local property owner ordered to pay for repair of ruptured natural gas line

Local property owner ordered to pay for repair of ruptured natural gas line

Found at fault by Civil Resolution Tribunal for going ahead with dig without up-to-date BC 1 Call ticket
Assault outside convenience store leaves young female seriously injured

Assault outside convenience store leaves young female seriously injured

RCMP release surveillance camera images of two suspects and a "person of interest"
Police snare distracted drivers with help from above

Police snare distracted drivers with help from above

Five drivers caught more than once in single-day crackdown while nearly 30 tickets issued
Wanted: Mercedes Marie Styler

Wanted: Mercedes Marie Styler

Court no-show subject of wanted bulletin for a second time
Alberta man sentenced for 'predatory' luring of young girl in Prince George

Alberta man sentenced for 'predatory' luring of young girl in Prince George

Joshua Chesley Critch's actions "premeditated and planned" but acknowledges he has a problem, judge finds
Toxic drug deaths in Prince George this year rises to 46

Toxic drug deaths in Prince George this year rises to 46

City appears on pace to exceed record number recorded in 2020
Live fire training at airport this Saturday

Live fire training at airport this Saturday

Smoke may be visible in the area around the Prince George Airport
Man sentenced for 'predatory' luring of young girl

Man sentenced for 'predatory' luring of young girl

Joshua Chesley Critch's actions "premeditated and planned" but acknowledges he has a problem, judge finds
Sexual assault victim's lawsuit against SD57 withdrawn by consent

Sexual assault victim's lawsuit against SD57 withdrawn by consent

Civil action stemmed from months-long sexual relationship between a now-retired teacher and one of his students in the 1980s
Fire causes $50,000 damage

Fire causes $50,000 damage

Blaze contained to single room of Redwood Street home