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Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi. (Contributed photo)

Surrey teenager identified as victim in torched-SUV homicide

Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi’s killing not believed to be random and not linked to gang activity

Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi. (Contributed photo)
Photo of calf roping taken during the 2016 Chilliwack Rodeo. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress File)

B.C. Rodeo Association responds to campaign against Chilliwack Fair

BCRA V-P invites those unfamiliar with rodeo or rural practices to come out and see for themselves

Photo of calf roping taken during the 2016 Chilliwack Rodeo. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress File)
Chilliwack man pleads to fraud and ID theft crime spree

Chilliwack man pleads to fraud and ID theft crime spree

Gregory Cromarty also pleaded guilty to forging Indian Status certificate

Chilliwack man pleads to fraud and ID theft crime spree
First Nations people in B.C. three times more likely to die of overdose

First Nations people in B.C. three times more likely to die of overdose

New figures paint a disturbing image of the overdose crisis for First Nations people

First Nations people in B.C. three times more likely to die of overdose
Bear conflicts on the rise throughout B.C.

Bear conflicts on the rise throughout B.C.

Ministry of Environment no longer considers translocation a viable option

  • Aug 3, 2017
Bear conflicts on the rise throughout B.C.
VIDEO: UK lights up the sky for the Celebration of Light
VIDEO: UK lights up the sky for the Celebration of Light
Census data released Wednesday shows same-sex marriages in Canada have more than tripled since 2006. One B.C. couple says practical reasons were behind their decision to tie the knot. (The Canadian Press)

Same-sex marriages rise, as gaybourhoods change

There were nearly 73,000 same-sex couples in 2016 in Canada, about a 61 per cent increase

Census data released Wednesday shows same-sex marriages in Canada have more than tripled since 2006. One B.C. couple says practical reasons were behind their decision to tie the knot. (The Canadian Press)
Ann Stouse, Holly Stouse and Claudia Bakiera walk Lady MacDuff, a black lab, and Kira, a border collie, along the dike at the north end of Sharpe Road in Pitt Meadows on Thursday, when the air quality advisory from Metro Vancouver for Maple Ridge was at seven, a high health risk. The smoky skies are forecast to stick around for days, according to Environment Canada. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS
Ann Stouse, Holly Stouse and Claudia Bakiera walk Lady MacDuff, a black lab, and Kira, a border collie, along the dike at the north end of Sharpe Road in Pitt Meadows on Thursday, when the air quality advisory from Metro Vancouver for Maple Ridge was at seven, a high health risk. The smoky skies are forecast to stick around for days, according to Environment Canada. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS
VIDEO: Smoke may linger through weekend

VIDEO: Smoke may linger through weekend

With no change in weather, poor air may remain in Lower Mainland for days to come

VIDEO: Smoke may linger through weekend
BC Liberals announce shadow cabinet

BC Liberals announce shadow cabinet

Some former ministers shuffled to new portfolios as Liberals line up their critics

BC Liberals announce shadow cabinet
Area to the south west of Clinton evacuated

Area to the south west of Clinton evacuated

Evacuation routes through Highway 24 and Highway 1

Area to the south west of Clinton evacuated
What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?

What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?

Black Press reporters Arnold Lim and Ragnar Haagen experience being left in a hot car for one hour.

What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?
Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)

VIDEO: Clinton-area residents say controlled burn went ‘horribly wrong’

Officials point to a “dramatic and unforecasted shift” in the wind

Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)
Work camp at the Site C dam project near Fort St. John. (BC HYDRO)

B.C. asks utilities commission to review Site C

The regulator will assess the project’s economic viability, with a final report in three months.

Work camp at the Site C dam project near Fort St. John. (BC HYDRO)
Image credit: New Westminster Police Twitter

B.C. cop charged with sexual assault

Const. Sukhwinder “Vinnie” Dosajnh was arrested in Victoria in relation to an alleged 2005 incident

Image credit: New Westminster Police Twitter
A reader sent in this photo of a police incident at Surrey City Hall. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: Armed police presence at Surrey City Hall ends in arrest

Surrey RCMP say a man carrying an ‘edged’ weapon was arrested

A reader sent in this photo of a police incident at Surrey City Hall. (Photo submitted)
Salish Raven will make its inaugural sailing Thursday afternoon from the Tsawwassen terminal (BC Ferries)

Salish Raven ferry to launch Thursday from Tsawwassen

New vessel being placed into service early after mechanical issues on Queen of Nanaimo

Salish Raven will make its inaugural sailing Thursday afternoon from the Tsawwassen terminal (BC Ferries)
Step back in time with Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills this Sunday, Aug. 6. (Black Press file)

Get in touch with local heritage at Kilby

Heritage Day at Kilby held Aug. 6

  • Aug 2, 2017
Step back in time with Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills this Sunday, Aug. 6. (Black Press file)
UPDATED: One-sixth of B.C. residents don’t speak English at home

UPDATED: One-sixth of B.C. residents don’t speak English at home

Latest Statistics Canada numbers suggest Aboriginal languages are showing a revival

UPDATED: One-sixth of B.C. residents don’t speak English at home
(NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)

UPDATED: More Canadians live alone than have children

Statistics Canada says the number of same-sex couples went up by nearly two-thirds over a decade

(NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)