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Switch it up, volunteer to drive this New Year's Eve

Looking for a different way to spend New Year's Eve this year? Operation Red Nose Delta/Richmond is looking for volunteers to help get revelers home safely on what is typically the busiest night of the season.

Take extra caution crossing Richmond tracks urge CN police

With harsh winter weather settling in, CN is asking the public to exercise caution and care at railway crossings during this winter season. CN Police Inspector Dan Ritchie and the Richmond RCMP were at the No.

Two Richmond people among new set of Stanley Cup riot suspects

Two Richmondites are among the fresh batch of 20 suspected Stanley Cup rioters charged by police this week. The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have recommended to the Crown 52 charges among the 20 accused.

$1 million counterfeit cash bust at Richmond apartment

More than $1 million in counterfeit cash has been seized by police after a raid last week on a Richmond apartment. The seizure, believed to be one of the biggest in B.C.s history, was made Dec.

More utility rate spikes on way for Richmond residents

Richmond residents will be digging deeper into their tax pockets next year, with rates for water, sewer, garbage and recycling set to rise.

Former beauty queen's riot case adjourned

The former beauty queen contestant charged with taking part in the Stanley Cup riot has had her case adjourned.

Man, 45, charged in connection with teen deaths

Charges have been laid against a man in connection with the death of two young girls after a Richmond house party. Martin Tremblay, 45, is accused of criminal negligence and causing the death of Martha Jackson, 17, and her friend, Kayla Lalonde, 16.

Richmond school donates to Richmond Christmas Fund

Richmonds junior kindergarten school, Core Education & Fine Arts, have brought donations from home to create a food and gift hamper for the Richmond Christmas Fund. The fund has paired the school with a local family in need.

AroundTown

SATURDAY The Steveston Rotary invites all seniors to a Seniors Christmas Lunch on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. Seniors 65+ are invited to join Steveston Rotary for a traditional Christmas lunch of turkey and trimmings along with Christmas carols.

Former Olympian, council candidate embraces new role

It's a bouncing baby boy for Richmond Olympian Alexa Loo and her husband Ari Goosen. Louie Sander Goosen made his appearance at 2: 07 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at Richmond Hospital, weighing in at a healthy nine pounds and eight ounces.