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Elton John at his tour-opening concert earlier this month. (Photot: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Rocket Entertainment)

Elton John to play two ‘farewell’ concerts in Vancouver

Piano-playing star on three-year ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour

Elton John at his tour-opening concert earlier this month. (Photot: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Rocket Entertainment)
Sketch released of man wanted for attack on taxi driver in Surrey

Sketch released of man wanted for attack on taxi driver in Surrey

Assault happened on the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 8

Sketch released of man wanted for attack on taxi driver in Surrey
January Marie Lapuz, right, with friend Alex Sangha, in an undated photo. Sangha has produced a short documentary film about his friend, who was killed in 2012. (submitted photo)

Murdered B.C. trans woman focus of new documentary

‘My Name Was January’ movie eulogizes ’the life of our group, the social glue’

January Marie Lapuz, right, with friend Alex Sangha, in an undated photo. Sangha has produced a short documentary film about his friend, who was killed in 2012. (submitted photo)
Whalley Little League players Ian Huang (left) and Cole Balkovec, wearing their Team Canada gear, get ready to go live on ESPN’s broadcast of a game Thursday at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo: twitter.com/WLLBALL)

B.C. Little Leaguers to be honoured at Blue Jays game; PM offers congratulations

Surrey baseball entourage ready to fly home after being on the road for more than a month

Whalley Little League players Ian Huang (left) and Cole Balkovec, wearing their Team Canada gear, get ready to go live on ESPN’s broadcast of a game Thursday at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo: twitter.com/WLLBALL)
Zeaden Pleasants pitches for Team Canada (Whalley) in an elimination game Saturday (Aug. 18) against Spain. (Photo: Courtesy of Little League Baseball and Softball)

B.C. team’s Little League World Series run is over after loss to Puerto Rico

Playing as Team Canada, plucky Surrey squad will return home with fond memories of Williamsport trip

Zeaden Pleasants pitches for Team Canada (Whalley) in an elimination game Saturday (Aug. 18) against Spain. (Photo: Courtesy of Little League Baseball and Softball)
Relief pitcher Nate Colina celebrates Team Canada’s 6-4 win over Mexico at the Little League World Series on Monday, in a screen-grab photo from the TSN/ESPN television feed.

B.C. team stays alive in Little League World Series after another nail-biter

Surrey-based squad scored a 6-4 win over Mexico reps in Williamsport on Monday

Relief pitcher Nate Colina celebrates Team Canada’s 6-4 win over Mexico at the Little League World Series on Monday, in a screen-grab photo from the TSN/ESPN television feed.
PHOTOS: Olympian Patrick Chan helps B.C.’s ‘SuperChefs’ celebrate 10th anniversary

PHOTOS: Olympian Patrick Chan helps B.C.’s ‘SuperChefs’ celebrate 10th anniversary

Former figure skater among those at event Friday in Surrey

PHOTOS: Olympian Patrick Chan helps B.C.’s ‘SuperChefs’ celebrate 10th anniversary
Ottawa intervenes to get B.C. ball player, 13, to Little League World Series

Ottawa intervenes to get B.C. ball player, 13, to Little League World Series

Before immigration issue was resolved, Dio Gama was out practicing the game he loves Wednesday

Ottawa intervenes to get B.C. ball player, 13, to Little League World Series
Surrey fire crews battling barge blaze near river (Surrey fire department/Instagram)
Surrey fire crews battling barge blaze near river (Surrey fire department/Instagram)
Bob Brown, new senior advisor of the WHL Vancouver Giants, at a press conference hosted by the NHL Vancouver Canucks in 2013, when the 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers were inducted into the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame. Brown was the GM of the Blazers from 1986 to 1995. (submitted photo)

Former hockey scout with NHL Oilers hired as WHL Giants’ senior advisor

Hockey exec’s experience ‘a huge asset for us as we continue our pursuit of a championship,’ GM says

Bob Brown, new senior advisor of the WHL Vancouver Giants, at a press conference hosted by the NHL Vancouver Canucks in 2013, when the 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers were inducted into the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame. Brown was the GM of the Blazers from 1986 to 1995. (submitted photo)
Cloverdale resident Paul Bennett in a photo posted to his Facebook page.

B.C. hockey coach, nurse was killed in case of mistaken identity, police say

In Surrey, Paul Bennett’s wife makes a tearful plea for help in finding her husband’s killer

Cloverdale resident Paul Bennett in a photo posted to his Facebook page.
Actor Dwayne Johnson in a promo photo for the action movie “Skyscraper,” parts of which were filmed at Surrey City Hall Plaza last fall. The movie opens in theatres on Friday, July 13.

Reviews are in for B.C.-shot ‘Skyscraper’ action movie

City’s film liaison recalls four days of filming at city hall last fall, with Dwayne Johnson on set

Actor Dwayne Johnson in a promo photo for the action movie “Skyscraper,” parts of which were filmed at Surrey City Hall Plaza last fall. The movie opens in theatres on Friday, July 13.
The new Boomerango slide (right) at Big Splash water park in Tsawwassen. (submitted photo)

New Boomerango slide set to open at Delta’s Big Splash water park

Park operators bill the multi-coloured slide as largest in Western Canada

The new Boomerango slide (right) at Big Splash water park in Tsawwassen. (submitted photo)
The Paul Bennett-coached Atom C3 Titans of Cloverdale pose for a photo after winning a hockey tournament in Squamish in March. Bennett is in the back row, left. (file photo)

Man shot dead in Surrey ID’d as hockey coach and father of two

Murder of Paul Bennett – a respected Peace Arch Hospital worker and ‘champion of sport’ – ‘not random’

The Paul Bennett-coached Atom C3 Titans of Cloverdale pose for a photo after winning a hockey tournament in Squamish in March. Bennett is in the back row, left. (file photo)
Canucks host all-inclusive birthday party for B.C. kids with autism

Canucks host all-inclusive birthday party for B.C. kids with autism

Such invitations are rare for some kids with autism, and one B.C. family knows the feeling

Canucks host all-inclusive birthday party for B.C. kids with autism
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Blue Jays baseball games in Tagalog language coming to OMNI Television

It’ll be the company’s first-ever baseball broadcast in a third language

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Sketches of a suspect released by Surrey RCMP following recent attacks in the city. (file)

Serial sex assault suspect nabbed in Surrey, then released by police

Surrey RCMP say an adult male was arrested Sunday (May 27) in connection with four incidents

Sketches of a suspect released by Surrey RCMP following recent attacks in the city. (file)
Cyndi Lauper will play the 2018 Summer Night Concerts series at the PNE in Vancouver. (photo: pne.ca)

PNE’s Summer Night Concerts by Village People, Lauper, Goo Goo Dolls, more

Mostly retro sounds at this year’s fair in Vancouver, starting Aug. 18

Cyndi Lauper will play the 2018 Summer Night Concerts series at the PNE in Vancouver. (photo: pne.ca)
The Cult on stage. (Photo: youtube.com)
The Cult on stage. (Photo: youtube.com)
The tall ships “Lady Washington” and “Hawaiian Chieftain.” (submitted photo: Rick Horn)

Tall ships return to Blaine in June

The vessels Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain offer ‘a glimpse into our historic past’

The tall ships “Lady Washington” and “Hawaiian Chieftain.” (submitted photo: Rick Horn)