Tom Zillich

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‘Pleasant Good Evening’ memoir documents Dan Russell’s hall-of-fame sports broadcasting career

He took 200,000 calls from ‘Sportstalk’ listeners, interviewed 25,000 people (including some greats)

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Hockey linesman Mike McGowan smiled in hospital despite a broken jaw. (Photo: gofundme.com/f/smoothie-fundraiser)

‘Worst nightmare’ for hockey linesman after puck breaks jaw at Langley rink, but then donations pour in

Mission-raised Mike McGowan was sent to hospital in Surrey during Saturday’s university-league game

Hockey linesman Mike McGowan smiled in hospital despite a broken jaw. (Photo: gofundme.com/f/smoothie-fundraiser)
A performer balances during a “KOOZA” production staged by Cirque du Soleil. (Submitted photo)

‘KOOZA’ coming to Vancouver in 2023 with ‘breathtaking return to origins of Cirque du Soleil’

High-wire, teeterboard and Wheel of Death acts will be featured next fall

A performer balances during a “KOOZA” production staged by Cirque du Soleil. (Submitted photo)
Lottery winner Kanwar Kapoor. (Submitted photo: BCLC)

Surrey man wins $1 million after purchasing Lotto Max ticket in Deroche

So far in 2022, B.C. lottery players have redeemed more than $158 million from Lotto Max

Lottery winner Kanwar Kapoor. (Submitted photo: BCLC)
Lizzo on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

REVIEW: Lizzo had Vancouver crowd feeling good as hell for the first time in 5 years

Bottom line: Lizzo’s songs sure make girls and women feel good

Lizzo on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
The launch tube of a new roller coaster coming to Playland amusement park, on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds in East Vancouver. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: For $9M, ‘Canada’s fastest launch coaster’ is coming to Playland in Vancouver by 2024

The new coaster ‘signals a bright future’ at the amusement park, PNE operators say

The launch tube of a new roller coaster coming to Playland amusement park, on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds in East Vancouver. (Submitted photo)
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Gulf Islands resident auctioning off a ‘lifetime collection’ of musical instruments

448 items include guitars, horns, xylophones, banjos and more

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A view of the “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Expericne” exhibit, which opens Friday (Nov. 4) at Vancouver Convention Centre East. (Submitted photo)

‘Beyond King Tut’ opens in Vancouver exactly 100 years after the boy king’s tomb discovery

The latest ‘immersive’ exhibition showcases life in ancient Egypt

A view of the “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Expericne” exhibit, which opens Friday (Nov. 4) at Vancouver Convention Centre East. (Submitted photo)
North Delta-raised football kicker Mitch Berger with the NFL’s Vince Lombardi Trophy as a Super Bowl champ with Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009. (File photo)

Super Bowl champ, 2 winning teams, trailblazers among latest BC Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Read about the 2023 class members, who ‘truly exemplify the best of sport in this province and beyond’

North Delta-raised football kicker Mitch Berger with the NFL’s Vince Lombardi Trophy as a Super Bowl champ with Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009. (File photo)
(Photo: Anna Burns)

New toxic-drug alert system rolls out in Fraser Health region using text messages

To subscribe, text JOIN to 253787 (ALERTS).

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Book author Aaron Volpatti played five seasons in the NHL with Vancouver Canucks and Washington Capitals. (Submitted photo)

Ex-Canuck’s new ‘FIGHTER’ book details path from Revelstoke to burn unit to NHL and beyond

‘I was willing to die before giving up on that dream,’ Aaron Volpatti says

Book author Aaron Volpatti played five seasons in the NHL with Vancouver Canucks and Washington Capitals. (Submitted photo)
The Martel family – Mike, Maverick, Robin and Bailee Jo – in a photo posted to gofundme.com.

Parents killed, 2 kids survive head-on crash during move from Surrey to Shuswap

Martel family was going to settle in the Salmon Arm area when tragedy struck

The Martel family – Mike, Maverick, Robin and Bailee Jo – in a photo posted to gofundme.com.
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They’re coming: Reunited blink-182 announces Vancouver concert date, tour in suggestive video

Tickets for June show go on sale Oct. 17 on Live Nation platforms

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Langley-raised country artist Dallas Smith is among nightly performers at the new PNE Winter Fair this December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

PNE Fair gets winterized with nightly December concerts, holiday lights, skating and more

The winter fair’s $15 ticket does not include admission to nightly concerts, Dec. 14-23

Langley-raised country artist Dallas Smith is among nightly performers at the new PNE Winter Fair this December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Retired music promotions rep RayMan Ramsay, a South Surrey resident, with the two “Promo Monkey” books he’s authored. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Promo Monkey’ a B.C. man’s glimpse inside the world of rock stars and record-selling

RayMan Ramsay writes about some of the world’s most famous musicians and B.C. music-biz insiders

Retired music promotions rep RayMan Ramsay, a South Surrey resident, with the two “Promo Monkey” books he’s authored. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Giant insects created from carved pumpkins at the Pumpkins After Dark event in Burnaby. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Pumpkins After Dark event lights up Burnaby park with jack-o-lantern art

Photo-op creations displayed with sound effects, music and lighting

Giant insects created from carved pumpkins at the Pumpkins After Dark event in Burnaby. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.

B.C. woman’s birthday song for Queen Elizabeth becomes memorial video, 4 years later

Donna Hanson received 2018 letter saying queen ‘deeply moved’ by her song, the first she ever wrote

Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.
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Schedule, tickets posted for World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Langley, North Delta this fall

Some of the world’s best 16-year-old hockey players to compete in tournament Nov. 3-12

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The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)

Tears of laughter for ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong,’ a timely comedy from Arts Club Theatre Company

Actors struggle to go on with a disastrous staging of ‘Peter Pan’

The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)
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Vancouver rockers line up to play drummer’s ‘F**K Cancer’ concert at Coquitlam casino

With help of Rocket Norton and friends, the Oct. 1 show will raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

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