Community

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

New Yahgulanaas book set for October release

War of the Blink a follow-up to bestseller Red: A Haida Manga

  • Aug 11th, 2017

The Viking and the Weather Man

How the Observer got its own island cartoons

Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

A painted journey takes shape in Masset

Islands artist Maryanne Wettlaufer prepares for first major solo show

Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

  • Aug 9th, 2017
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Team Island Quad comes to White Rock

     

    Five years of 4x4s

       

      Drumming their way to world-record fame for Canada 150

         

        CANADA 150: What makes you proud

           

          Video and Story: Heart of our city – Sandra Jones

          Retiring superintendent of School District 52 reflects on a long career and looks forward to a well deserved break

          • Aug 3rd, 2017

          Victoria childcare centre investigated for ‘Fight Club’

          Island Health has launched an investigation after video shows children fighting while supervisors watch.

          Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

          NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

          Calming the chaos with music

          A father-son duo are bringing smiles in a tense time to evacuees in Prince George

          Finding the silver lining in an evacuation

          The recent evacuations from 150 Mile House, have connected Norma Sure to her daughter and nephew

          Rat poison leads to dog’s death

          Haida Gwaii SPCA sets out the safest ways to poison rats.

          • Jul 14th, 2017

          VIDEO: Langley woman finds nest of bunnies in her backyard

          Rebecca McKenzie is asking people to check their lawns before mowing the grass

          Port Clements rings in Canada’s 150th

          Paddling, fishing, parading, mudbogging and logger-sporting fun mark 150 years since confederation.

          • Jul 4th, 2017

          Show us your best Canadian vacation

          For Canada’s 150th birthday, Black Press wants to see photos of your favourite homeland vacations

          • Jun 30th, 2017

          Wave of new clubs, events coming to GidGalang Kuuyas Naay

          “Wow, we’re actually making a difference in this school — I want to be a part of this,” says Issy Romas.

          Sandspit water watchers’ story goes Canada-wide

          Sian Nalleweg and Megan Ives’ work for Fukushima InFORM featured by CTV’s Canada In a Day.

          Guidelines on how to fly the Canadian flag

          There are no rules or laws but “dos” and “don’ts” regarding the maple leaf

          Gwaii Haanas to host first BioBlitz on Sunday

          “It’s like going for a hike or a beach walk with some of our island’s most knowledgeable people.”