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  • Neo-Nazis blamed for arson at Abbotsford home

    Shane Bigham / Dean Recksiedler

    A family targeted by an arsonist on Monday in Abbotsford says racism might be involved. The attack follows a successful counter-rally against a planned neo-Nazi march that failed to materialize last month at Braid SkyTrain station in New Westminster.

  • Body found in Serpentine River

    Roberta Graham

    Surrey Mounties are looking for clues after a man’s body was found face down in the Serpentine River. The dive team pulled the body from the water late Tuesday afternoon.

  • Controversial chicken coops up for discussion tomorrow

    Erin Loxam

    Sustainable farming or a city just trying to boost its green image? Vancouver city council’s chicken coop plan up being reviewed tomorrow.

  • Go Canucks!?

    Canucks’ first round opponent still to be determined

    Geoff Rohoman

    With just two regular season games to play, the Canucks still don’t know who they will battle in the first round of the playoffs. It’s a four team race and all have an upside to playing them.

  • Perfect storm brewing for the housing market

    John Ackermann

    The dream of owning a home is about to become out of reach for even more Canadians. It looks like a “perfect storm” brewing that will keep more people out of the market.

  • VPD warn public after attempted child abduction

    Dave White/Mike Lloyd

    Vancouver Police are warning the public after an attempted child abduction last night near Granville and West 61st Avenue.

  • Colorado has a spot in playoffs thanks to win against Canucks

    Jason Benner

    The Vancouver Canucks almost rallied for the comeback against the Avalanche, but Colorado rookie Matt Duchene spoiled that by scoring the only goal in the shootout giving the Avs a 4-3 win that clinches them a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Daniel Sedin had two goals for Vancouver and Henrik Sedin stayed on top on the NHL scoring race by collecting a single assist on his brother’s second goal of the game.

  • Linda Hokka before her bike was stolen

    Woman cycling around North America victim of Vancouver bike thief

    Renee Bernard

    A Swedish woman’s dream to cycle around North America has been abruptly halted, thanks to the theft of her bike in Vancouver. Linda Hokka’s bike, and that of her boyfriend, were locked to a pole in a carport, at a home in the Fraser and 13th area on Saturday, when the thief struck.

  • Woman robbed after trying to get help at side of road

    Jim Bennie

    Anyone taking the Lougheed Highway east of Mission should watch out for these guys. Two young men have robbed a middle-aged woman who tried to flag down someone after her van broke down near Deroche.

  • Big box development planned for Ferndale, Washington

    Bruce Claggett

    Ferndale, Washington, is giving the green light to a ‘big box store zone’ – something that may appeal to Canadian shoppers looking to take advantage of our high dollar. It’s a ten minute drive down the I-5 from the Peace Arch crossing.

  • It takes thousands of signatures to successfully launch a recall campaign. This is a line up of people putting their signatures on the HST petition, April 2010.

    First signatures collected in Fight the HST campaign

    Renee Bernard

    The first of what organizers hope will be hundreds of thousands of signatures were collected Tuesday night, as organizers launch the official Fight the HST campaign. Hundreds gathered to witness the launch, which was held in Premier Campbell’s Vancouver-Point Grey riding.

  • Surrey woman charged in “murder for hire” case

    Jim Goddard

    Delta Police have arrested a 45-year-old woman in a “murder for hire” case. Two counts of counselling to commit murder have been laid against Amarjit Lally of Surrey.

  • Ski and snowboard season extended at Mt. Seymour

    Mike Hanafin

    With over a metre of new snow in the past 5 days, Mt. Seymour has decided to extend their ski season by another week–to Sunday, April 18th. The other local mountains are also reporting their best conditions of the season.

  • Ferndale, Washington gives green light to big box retailers

    Bruce Claggett

    The city of Ferndale, Washington, is giving the green light to a ‘big box store zone’, something that may appeal to Canadian shoppers looking to take advantage of our high dollar.