Prince George, British Columbia

Population: City – 71,974 | Metro – 84,232 Elevation: 2,886ft (575m) News: Prince George Citizen | Prince George Free Press | The Northern Star Radio: 88.7 FM (Campus Radio), 90.3 FM (public music), 91.5 FM (public news/talk), 93.1 (community radio), 94.3 (modern rock), 95.5 FM (public news/talk), 97.3 FM (country), 99.3 FM (classic hits), 101.3 FM (hot adult contemporary) TV: 3 Channels – 2 and 34 (Citytv), 4 and 14...

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan City Profile

Population: City – 234,200 | Metro – 260,600 Elevation: 1,579ft (481.5m) News: Saskatoon StarPhoenix | The Western Producer | Saskatoon Sun | Saskatoon Shopper | Verb | Planet S | The Saskatoon Mirror | The Sheaf | Eagle Feather News | Business Today Radio:  TV:    Things to Do Shopping Midtown Plaza Market Mall The Centre The Mall at Lawson Heights Confederation Mall Preston Crossing College Park Mall Mount Royal...

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Carcross, Yukon City Profile

Population: 431 Elevation: 2,170ft (662m) Carcross was originally known as Caribou Crossing but was changed to Carcross in 1904 because of mail mix-ups with British Columbia’s Cariboo town.  I have decided to start writing about these smaller towns because I see a lot of potential in them.  Carcross for instance has increase nearly double in population from 1996-2008.  That leads me to believe that there is a lot of hope for...

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Fairbanks, Alaska City Profile

Population: 31,535 Elevation: 446ft (136m) Website: www.ci.fairbanks.ak.us News: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner | Latitude 65 | The Ester Republic | Sun Star Map: Link Fairbanks, Alaska was founded back in the early part of the 20th century.  In 1901, E. T. Barnette settled there because his boat ran a ground and some nearby prospectors convinced him of the potential in the area.  During the first 60 years of existence, Fairbanks suffered...

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North Pole, Alaska City Profile

Population: 2,226 Elevation: 482ft (147m) Website: www.northpolealaska.com News: www.newsminer.com Let me get to the most important answer to the most common question asked about this town.  No, this is not the actual North Pole (1700 miles south of the North Pole), and no this is not the place where Santa comes from.  They have however made quite a bit of money on the fact they share the same name.  Technically North Pole involves...

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Tok, Alaska City Profile

Population: 1.393 Elevation: 1,635ft Website: www.tokalaskainfo.com News: Tok, Alaska lies on a flat alluvial plain in the Tanana Valley.  Its located between the Tanana River and the Alaska Mountain Range.  Its also one of the most important junctions in Alaska being located at the junction of Glenn Highway and the Alaska Highway.  There are quite a few Indian Settlements in the area.  The town was originally used as an Alaskan Road...

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