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Six McRoberts secondary students need public's help

Six students at McRoberts secondary made a video for the BCAA Dry Grad Video Contest and need the publics help by voting for them. The contest is aimed at raising awareness against drunk driving.

Rent hikes place Richmond arts and crafts groups in financial bind

Local arts and crafts groups are creaking under the welterweight burden of a 330 per cent rent hike by their city landlords. Community non-profit groups that use studios in the Richmond Cultural Centre used to enjoy hourly rates as low as $1.

Attempt to flee falls flat

Police spike thief's tires as he escapes in stolen pick-up

RCMP arrest suspect in prolific property crime

Richmond RCMP and the Vancouver Police Department teamed up to arrest a 24-year-old man suspected of being behind a crime spree. Xiao 'Sean' Zhang is facing eight counts of theft under $5,000 after being arrested by police on Nov. 18.

Role of Gretl von Trapp is old hat for Taylor, 8

Taylor Dianne Robinson plays Gretl von Trapp in The Sound of Music in Richmond for the second straight year, this time at the Gateway Theatre in Richmond. The eight-year-old from Tsawwassen says she's feeling more comfortable with the part this time.
Richmond mother knits to remember her late son

Richmond mother knits to remember her late son

When Janet Flamand's son, James Daniel Flamand (affectionately known as Sonny), died in 1983, the bereaved mother spent years mourning her son. Flamand recalled how much her son was teased and bullied over the years.

New city council committees

Mayor Brodie also announced Monday night city council's new standing committees for the coming year. However, it's pretty much as it were, with incumbents filling the same roles they did before last month's civic election.

Steveston's first annual charity herring sale a success

B.C.'s commercial fishing community launched the first annual charity herring sale last weekend in Steveston. The sale raised $35,000 that will all go to the BC Childrens Hospital Foundation to support children with cancer.

Vancouver Airport Authority donates food hampers to Quest Food Exchange

Vancouver Airport Authoritys (VAA) vice president of community and environmental affairs Anne Murray presented Quest Food Exchange with the first of 500 food hampers.

Night Market war could kick off again in Richmond

Two night markets could go head-to-head in Richmond next spring.