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The B.C. Conservation Officer Service set up a live trap on Ben McGuffie’s property on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Ben McGuffie

B.C. winery operator throws rock to protect his goats from menacing grizzly

The big bears are rare for Quadra Island, especially in the populated areas

 

A pod of orcas joined the 7 Generation Steward Society at the Tyee Spit singing in memorial for the 215 children found in Kamloops. Photo courtesy Cory Cliffe

VIDEO: Whales appear during Indigenous ceremony for 215 children in Campbell River

‘Our ancestors wouldn’t appear if we weren’t doing things in a good way’ — Cory Cliffe

 

Left to right: Bruce van den Brink, John Englund, Private Mason Furdal of Delta Company, The Royal Westminster Regiment and Commanding Officer of The Royal Westminster Regiment, and LCol Chuck MacKinnon. (Submitted)

Employee at Chilliwack’s Canex Building Supplies helps with Operation Laser

Mason Furdal is a military reservist and Canex has given him time off to help with pandemic response

 

The local Paint Canada Red event starts at Memorial Park at noon. (Contributed graphic)

Local Paint Canada Red remembrance starts Saturday

Canada-wide event remembers missing and murdered Indigenous women

The local Paint Canada Red event starts at Memorial Park at noon. (Contributed graphic)
The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

VIDEO: Investigators probe Bute Inlet landslide in bid to understand glacial retreat

Hakai Institute looks into long-term effects of massive landslide on B.C.’s central coast

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.
Community news, what does it mean to you?

Community news, what does it mean to you?

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Community news, what does it mean to you?
Pattie Desjardins, second from left, wasn’t able to pick up her years of service award at the Ma Murrays this year. She was awarded a years of service award in an online ceremony instead. This photo is from the Standard’s 2018 win for general excellence. Submitted photo

Pattie Desjardins honoured for years of service at annual Ma Murray awards

Desjardins took home her Silver Quill and the Standard received silver for general excellence

Pattie Desjardins, second from left, wasn’t able to pick up her years of service award at the Ma Murrays this year. She was awarded a years of service award in an online ceremony instead. This photo is from the Standard’s 2018 win for general excellence. Submitted photo
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo
This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)

B.C. cub that woke early from hibernation taken to sanctuary

Yearling was taken to Northern Lights Wildlife Society in northern B.C.

This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)
An aerial view of a brush fire in Ninilchik on Saturday. (Photo by Tim Whitesell/Division of Forestry)

Peninsula heads into fire season

Ninilchik fire is 12th to occur in region since the start of fire season

  • May 1, 2019
An aerial view of a brush fire in Ninilchik on Saturday. (Photo by Tim Whitesell/Division of Forestry)