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Hockey oldtimers rescue woman and dogs from icy plunge in Thompson River

Hockey oldtimers rescue woman and dogs from icy plunge in Thompson River

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - An oldtimers hockey team hit the ice as darkness fell Wednesday, but they weren't chasing a puck.
B.C. public servants earn 14% more than private sector: Fraser Institute

B.C. public servants earn 14% more than private sector: Fraser Institute

Public-sector workers at all tiers of government in B.C. out-earned their private-sector counterparts by an average of 13.6% in 2011, according to a Fraser Institute report released this morning.
Olympian Ross Rebagliati to launch marijuana shops

Olympian Ross Rebagliati to launch marijuana shops

Olympic gold medallist snowboarder Ross Rebagliati plans to launch a string of medical marijuana stores branded Ross’ Gold and then sell franchises depending on his stores’ success, Rebagliati told Business in Vancouver January 23.
'Two-tiered' policing is way to go, says Surrey mayor

'Two-tiered' policing is way to go, says Surrey mayor

Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts says she prefers a "two-tiered" approach to policing that would maintain neighbourhood-level contact between police and residents to having one big regional police force serve the entire Lower Mainland.
Liberal contenders Martha Hall Findlay and Karen McCrimmon land in Kamloops

Liberal contenders Martha Hall Findlay and Karen McCrimmon land in Kamloops

A pair of Liberal leadership contenders brought their campaigns to Kamloops on Wednesday, both of them pledging to rebuild what they see as Canada's flagging reputation in the world.
Liberal hopeful Bertschi looking to improve debate

Liberal hopeful Bertschi looking to improve debate

For federal Liberal leadership candidate David Bertschi, the meat of substance is more important than an element of style.
Trudeau stumps with Prince George students

Trudeau stumps with Prince George students

Trudeaumania hit Prince George Thursday, as Justin Trudeau made a visit to UNBC to garner support for his Liberal leadership bid.
‘Violence begets violence,' courtroom killer wrote

‘Violence begets violence,' courtroom killer wrote

A former Prince George Citizen reporter who killed two people in a courthouse in the Philippines this week wrote a series of letters to media in his adopted country detailing his legal problems.
Slots could be permanent following Surrey casino decision

Slots could be permanent following Surrey casino decision

South Surrey may not be getting a gaming facility , but Newton might.
Cory Schneider posts first win as Vancouver's starter in 3-2 victory over Flames

Cory Schneider posts first win as Vancouver's starter in 3-2 victory over Flames

VANCOUVER - Cory Schneider redeemed himself in a big way Wednesday night. Schneider posted 34 saves in regulation time and made a decisive shootout stop as the Vancouver Canucks edged the Calgary Flames 3-2.