Mr. Prince George Pageant 2015 winner Chris Holmes, Mr. Hunter (centre), is joined by runner-up Larry Townsend, Mr. Rail Conductor, and Mr. Congeniality, Tim Thompson, Mr. Curling for a photo opportunity at the Railway and Forestry Museum on Wednesday. The event is part of Mardi Gras Snow Daze. This year, Mr. P.G. contestents portrayed the history of sports and culture in celebration of our city’s 100th birthday. Holmes was awarded the Mr. P.G. title on Friday; other candidates included Alex McIntosh, Lewis MacDonald, Brian Wich, and Selen Alpay. Teresa MALLAM/Free Press
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Teresa Mallam is community editor and award winning columnist for the Prince George Free Press. She's won the Jack Webster Award of Distinction, Canadian Authors Association Award for Best Investigative Journalism (B.C. Report Magazine story on the murder of Mary Jane Jimmie,) B.C. Law Society Award for Excellence in Legal Reporting, Cariboo Mining Association (CMA) Award for Best Mining Reporting of the Year and Jerry MacDonald Award for community reporting for a story on homelessness.