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Accused rioter to appear in court

Another suspected Stanley Cup rioter pleaded not guilty to his charges on Thursday. Jonathan Wong, 18, of Richmond, is facing a charge of participating in a riot and break and enter.

Watch for mailbox thieves

The public is being asked to stay on the lookout after a spike in mail thefts. Richmond RCMP is asking for assistance in combating mail theft by asking the community to be aware of suspicious behaviour around communal mailboxes.

Around Town

FRIDAY Everyone is invited to a Wildlife Tracking on Friday, June 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Iona Beach Regional Park. Search for clues of animals and their habitat. Ages 6+. Cost is: $4.25/youth/senior, $8/adult, $21.

Steveston Ship to Shore 2012 Events:

The ships will be docked at Imperial Landing, just east of No. 1 Road on the boardwalk. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 29 and 30 and from 12: 30 to 5 p.m. on July 1. Ship boarding is free, but check out www.richmond.

More accused Stanley Cup rioters from Richmond appear in court

Another suspected rioter pleaded not guilty to his charges on Thursday.

Coach faces trip charge

Shocking footage of a hockey coach apparently tripping a 13-year-old player after a game, leaving the boy with a broken wrist, has led to police recommending an assault charge.

Readers ponder the meaning of 'Canadian'

The News asked some active members of our community what being Canadian means to them and what they'll be doing on Canada Day

Running for cancer in wee hours

The time on the clock read 3: 19 a.m. when some of Peter Grant's fellow runners on the "TooManyReasons" team noticed he'd clocked up 35 kilometres.

Steveston Salmon Festival Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1 Carnival rides and inflatable fun from noon to 5 p.m. Canada Day, July 1 6: 30 - 11: 30 a.m.: Pancake breakfast; 9: 30 a.m.: Kids' Bicycle Parade; 9: 50 a.m.: Kajaks Salmon Run road race; 10 a.m.

Tourism Richmond celebrates centre opening

Tourism Richmond's Steveston Visitor Centre opened last Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony, horse and carriage rides and a Richmond Perfect Pie contest.
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