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Alternative slate sprouts

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

A political force is forming to tackle the Surrey Electors Team (SET)-dominated council in the next civic election.

No ‘crisis’ but no lapdog either: Barefoot

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

Fraser Health Authority board chair Gordon Barefoot denies the health region faces a looming crisis due to inadequate funding – a claim his predecessor Keith Purchase made as he resigned last month.

Fundraising auction Feb. 24

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

The Canadian Museum of Flight is bringing in some big guns for its annual fundraising auction.

Sink hole repairs get complicated

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

The 1.8 metre (six feet) deep sink hole that opened up in the southbound lanes of 200 Street near 53 Avenue last week has led operations crews to believe there could be more pipe problems down the road.

Residents dispute sale of school

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

North Saanich residents are upset over the proposed sale of Sansbury school. They took their concerns to the School Board during a public meeting at North Saanich middle school, where many said they felt it was a done deal.

Government puts money where its heart is

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

A 2,000-year-old adage from the Middle East says “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”

National park study must fit region’s needs

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

We do not envy Parks Canada officials as they continue their study of whether a new national park is feasible in the South Okanagan. What parts of the study area should be included? What parts can be included? And what are the obstacles to their inclusion?

Symphony show captured all ages

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

It was hard to sit still during the Sunday Okanagan Symphony concert entitled Carnival — the program was electrifying. The attraction of a saxophone soloist and professional dancers had brought in a large audience — Penticton Cleland Theatre was full with whole families with their children.

Study shows inequities in B.C.’s property tax system

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

There are two guarantees in life, death and taxes.

Weekly meetings might be needed

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

Cumberland council will likely announce at its next scheduled meeting that it will meet weekly instead of twice a month, Mayor Fred Bates said Friday.

What’s Playing...

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

What’s Playing...

Valley wrestlers flex muscle in Alberni event

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

Nick Zuback is well on the way toward building a following for wrestling in the Valley reminscent of the Port Alberni and Campbell River areas.

Garriock sisters beat the clock

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

Stingrays’ swimming: Family affair yields seven medals as part of a big team effort in the Island regional meet

Islanders overtake Cougars for top spot

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

Special team: Superb penalty killing and two power play goals produce a big 5-2 victory at Esquimalt Thursday

Teacher talks about her adventures on the Chilkoot Trail

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

The Chilkoot Trail, the most famous route taken by prospectors in the Klondike gold rush, was the topic of Jean Oke’s travel talk at the library on Jan. 31. She hiked the trail with two friends in July 2003.

Child care resource will be lost

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

The Abbotsford Child Care and Resource and Referral program will likely be shutting its doors come September due to government funding cuts that the organization says are not in children’s best interests.

Serval sightings prompt big cat stories

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

A wild cat may have roamed South Whidbey more than two decades ago, according to two local men. Since the story of the serval, a small African cat, sighting appeared in The Record last week, two residents recalled seeing a large cat just south of Greenbank, more than 20 years ago.

Expert suggests food that’s a feast for the eyes

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:59AM

LANGLEY — Langley’s innkeepers got a taste of marketing their businesses through food when Chris Brandmeir showed off his craft at the Ashingdon Manor on Thursday. “Everything you do is marketing,” he said. “Food is no exception.”

Meth destroys homeowner’s dream

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:58AM

FREELAND — A Freeland woman’s dream of home ownership was brought to an abrupt halt when she discovered the home she wanted to buy had been used by methamphetamine users who had cooked the toxic drug inside the house.

State tells drivers to shut up and drive or face $101 fine

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:58AM

CLINTON — Lawmakers in Olympia passed two laws aimed at rude drivers this week. One stops motorists from talking on their hand-held cellphones while driving. The other is designed to stop folks who cut in line at ferry docks.

Fair group reverses course

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:58AM

Less than a month after the Island County Fair Association renamed itself Friends of the Fair to quell an ongoing records controversy, the friends are no more. The organization voted Monday to change its name back to the Island County Fair Association.

South Whidbey High School excels at state

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:58AM

Brain power. That’s what a group of South Whidbey High School students demonstrated in competitions that tested brains, not brawn. The academic athletes competed in state and regional championships for Knowledge Bowl and Hi-Q recently.

Push for easement on fairgrounds will hit the streets

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:58AM

‘Walk to Save Langley’ hopes to raise awareness on controversial issue LANGLEY — Craig Cyr, an outspoken supporter of Fairgrounds Road, is taking his citizen activism to the streets — literally.

Early surprise in council race

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:57AM

LANGLEY — The race for Langley City Council is on, and the big surprise so far is the man who earlier announced plans to walk away from city hall. It seems Mayor Neil Colburn doesn’t want to wander very far.

Earth Day '07

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 10:57AM

BAYVIEW — We’ve got the whole world in our hands. Being environmentally conscious should be an every day effort, but as the world celebrates Earth Day this Sunday, activities across the South End will help islanders remember we’re all in it together.

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