Prince George was incorporated as a municipality almost one hundred years ago today, on Saturday March 6, 1915. It was a milestone that almost didn’t happen, given the web of local politics that enveloped incorporation discussions from the get-go. 478 more words
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This segment features a news item from Fayette County’s past. This week we examine the March 6, 1879 edition of the American Standard.
One interesting feature of our early newspapers are the sections devoted to minor happenings around the county. 669 more words
During the last week of February, 1915, citizens of Prince George and other communities along the one-year-old Grand Trunk Pacific rail line from Edmonton to Prince Rupert received welcome news: mail cars would now be a regular part of all trains running east and west, a development that meant faster, more reliable mail service to and from Northern British Columbia. 183 more words