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Crown wants four years for 'horrific' Vancouver stabbing

Crown wants four years for 'horrific' Vancouver stabbing

Anthony Woods was initially charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 15, 2020 death of Alex Gortmaker but pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
New wastewater treatment plant marks environmental milestone for shíshálh Nation

New wastewater treatment plant marks environmental milestone for shíshálh Nation

shíshálh Nation celebrates the opening of its state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility
Government announces funding to protect carbon-rich ecosystems

Government announces funding to protect carbon-rich ecosystems

Projects will prioritize habitats in BC such as grasslands, wetlands and forests
B.C. Conservatives pitch health-care changes, more private clinics

B.C. Conservatives pitch health-care changes, more private clinics

B.C. Conservative Leader John Rustad acknowledged Thursday that the plan would cause the provincial budget to "spike," but said in the long term it would bring down per-capita health-care spending.
Both bears and berries are in season throughout qathet region

Both bears and berries are in season throughout qathet region

The best strategy to avoid too-close encounters on your property is to keep all food sources inaccessible
What is a reverse mortgage?

What is a reverse mortgage?

Ask an Expert: Cait Holmes
Cell-phone paparazzi putting humans — and bears — at risk

Cell-phone paparazzi putting humans — and bears — at risk

Elphinstone resident Michael Master was trying to move a bear away from his neighbourhood, when people started showing up to take photos with their phones, hindering his attempts.
City of Powell River procedure bylaw has many changes

City of Powell River procedure bylaw has many changes

Committee of the whole debates a number of alterations into how it does business
E-bike store owner chases thief after break-in with forklift

E-bike store owner chases thief after break-in with forklift

The thief smashed the store window, loaded four e-bikes onto a pallet and left the Broadmead Village store in the forklift, with the owner in hot pursuit.
Motorcyclist's death in Mission adds to spate of road deaths in B.C.

Motorcyclist's death in Mission adds to spate of road deaths in B.C.

Motorcyclist's death adds to over two dozen deaths on B.C. roads in the past two weeks.