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Update: River rescued dog reunites with owner

Jack, the one-and-a-half year old white purebred German shepherd who was found floating in the middle of the Fraser River last week, was claimed by its owner.

Deep tradition meets modern culture in desert

Ever since tales of Aladdin and stories of magic carpets swept my imagination away in grade school, my desire to journey through the Arabian Peninsula has never waned. Now, all these many years later, my dream is finally realized.

Proper documentation: Key for new immigrants

If you are a new immigrant to Richmond, navigating the school system can be a daunting task. Add to that, parents who can't speak the language.

Richmond class clowns making it big on YouTube

Who's laughing, now? Local jokers win comic search

Crossover makes the grade for Mom

"Determined-to-stay-hip mom looking for suitable partner. Must be greatlooking, very reliable, able to protect me and the kids, lots of fun and a great performer. "Must know how to accessorize; may wear leather.

Stocked bags help kids in need

For many families, buying school supplies is just one more thing to prepare their children for the year. For other parents, it is yet another expense they can ill afford.

Visa bills rise for back-to-school

We're headed into another school year and with that comes another back-to-school shopping excursion for Canadian families.

Future focus on city centre schools

With September just around the corner, Richmond teachers prepare to hit the chalk in the next couple of weeks, hopefully refreshed after a tumultuous 2011-2012 school year, riddled in dispute with the government.

Driving kids to school a traffic and environmental hazard

More parents are driving their kids to school and its causing a big headache for schools. Almost every school in the district, especially elementaries, will see 8:30 a.m.

Boundary change reflects Richmond growth

If you want your views about the proposed electoral boundary changes known, give the commission written notice by Aug. 30. A public hearing on the proposal will be held in Richmond Sept. 25.