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Slocan Valley clean-up underway

July 29, 2013

A water ban is in place indefinitely as officials study the impacts of Friday’s jet fuel spill in the Slocan Valley. While most of the 35-thousand litres of spilled fuel has vaporized the interior health authority says residents shouldn’t drink or irrigate crops with surface water from the area. Swimming and other recreational activities are [...]

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Sentencing hearing underway for Laura Szendrei’s killer

July 16, 2013
Sentencing hearing underway for Laura Szendrei’s killer

A Surrey courtroom is hearing victim impact statements from family members of Laura Szendrei, the teen murdered in a Delta park three years ago. Szendrei’s mother, father, aunts and cousin have chosen to have Crown counsel read their statements, crying as their words were read. Her mother Rachel spoke of the pain of losing her child, getting more [...]

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Underwear Affair underway in Vancouver

July 7, 2013
Underwear Affair underway in Vancouver

If you see a thousand or so runners wearing next to nothing on Vancouver’s seawall today, don’t be alarmed. It’s just the underwear affair, an annual run to raise cash to fight cancer. BC Cancer Foundation President Doug Nelson says while the disease is serious, events that raise money for research and treatment don’t have [...]

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Inquest into 2011 Surrey RCMP shooting gets underway

June 24, 2013

The inquest into the death of a man shot dead by Surrey Mounties in 2011 gets underway today. The BC Coroners Service will look into what happened when police shot Adam Brian Purdie to death two years ago near King George Boulevard, north of Highway 10. The Mountie, who fired 30 shots toward Purdie, was [...]

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Repairs underway after Vernon cineplex evacuated when several bricks fall

June 13, 2013

Fans of the hit fast-car flick “Fast and Furious” were driven out of a Vernon mall Tuesday night when a structural engineer ordered an evacuation. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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