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3 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Official: Ferries to be back to normal Saturday

The Washington State Ferries run betwen Edmonds and Kingston was back to full service Thursday after being cut in half for nearly two days due to maintenance issues.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Canada, Anacortes, WA,

5 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Don't go swimming at Sunset Beach

Fecal contamination has closed the swimming area at a popular beach near English Bay in the city's West End.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, E. Coli

9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

B.C. government approves $5.3-billion copper-gold mine in province's north

The British Columbia government has granted environmental approval for a proposed $5.3-billion mine in the provinces north, which would tap into one of the largest gold and copper deposits in the world and has already received support from local First Nations.

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Related Topix: Canada

10 hrs ago | North Shore News

North Vancouver air cadets awarded

Lt.-Col. Patrick MacNamara, Commanding Officer of 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron in Sidney, presents Cadet Tatiana Robertson a Top Cadet Award on July 18 in Metchosin.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

15 hrs ago | North Shore News

West Vancouver opposes LNG export plan

Tankers carrying liquefied natural gas should stay out of Howe Sound, according to a unanimous motion passed by West Vancouver council.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Globe and Mail

B.C. police arrest three members of 856 gang, seize $400,000 in drugs

Weapons seized during several gang-related arrests are displayed during a police news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on March 6, 2009.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, North America, World News,

Chilliwack Times

Incinerator power deal gets green light

Opponents of Metro Vancouver's waste-to-energy strategy have been dealt a blow by the B.C. Utilities Commission.

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Related Topix: Canada

North Shore News

Fire ant problem still plaguing North Vancouver

A fiery insect intruder continues to invade parks and gardens on the North Shore but for now, the problem is not spreading.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Entomology, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Eastside Business

Travel: Weekend in Vancouver at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver

By Joe "Tesla Manifestor" Kennedy The future Mrs. Kennedy and I just spent an epic few days in Vancouver, BC and stayed at the luxurious Westin Bayshore Vancouver while in town.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Travel, Canada, Bellevue, WA, Life, Food, Seafood, Drink, Wine

Surrey Leader

Transit referendum would be mail-in vote in March

North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton is chair of Metro Vancouver's regional mayors' council that controls tax increases for TransLink.

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Related Topix: Canada

Willamette Week

Portland is America's Only Livable City, According to Notable British Magazine

Portland is the only city in America where citizens of the world should wish to live , according to Monocle , a prominent London-based magazine covering culture and global affairs.

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Related Topix: Canada

Journal of Commerce

Silo project requires continuous concrete pour

Richardson's Vancouver Terminal facility in North Vancouver is expanding at lightning speed last week as workers poured concrete 24 hours a day for its new storage facilities.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

The Richmond Review

Lions Gate Bridge re-opens, but delays expected

The Lions Gate Bridge is now open, after a multi-vehicle incident closed the bridge in both directions - in all three lanes - on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHTC

U.S. charges Canadian antiques dealer with smuggli...

An antiques dealer in British Columbia was indicted by a U.S. grand jury on Tuesday for smuggling into Canada more than $500,000 of wildlife items, including rhinoceros horns and sculptures made from elephant ivory and coral, U.S. prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Point Roberts, WA, Canada,

North Shore News

North Vancouver newlyweds plead for stolen photos

Caitlin Henderson and Jim Beland take to the streets in hopes someone can help them find a stolen laptop that contains their wedding photos.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Globe and Mail

Nearly-instant HIV test to be available at two Vancouver pharmacies

Two Vancouver pharmacies will soon offer customers free HIV tests that will provide results on the spot in less than five minutes.

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Canada.com

A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, December, 19, 2012.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Keyboards, Canada

Brandon Sun

B.C. cyclist says he made tourniquet from pants to survive after being shot

Craig Premack, who was shot while riding on the Trans-Canada Highway at 1 a.m. during an overnight road cycling event near Spences Bridge, B.C., in June, shows where the bullet entered his forearm during a news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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The Georgia Straight

Will Vancouver NPA candidate Kirk LaPointe draw upon Malcolm Gladwell's wisdom in mayoral race?

Malcolm Gladwell probably chuckled when former media manager Kirk LaPointe made a production of being the "underdog" in the Vancouver mayoral race.

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Related Topix: Canada, Books, David and Goliath, World News, West End, NC

North Shore News

Cycling for the Sacred

Beyond Boarding's Desiree Wallace, Nicole Kilistoff and Landon Yerex make a stop in North Vancouver as part of Cycle to the Sacred, a bike marathon currently underway from Fort Langley to the Sacred Headwaters of B.C. PHOTO MIKE WAKEFIELD Beyond Boarding's Desiree Wallace, Nicole Kilistoff and Landon Yerex make a stop in North Vancouver as part of ... (more)

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