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A is for unfair election advantage

ELECTORAL politics are all about getting people's attention, if only for a fleeting moment. Just like the marketing for laundry soap or athletic shoes, a quick, almost subliminal message is far more efficient than any description of policy plans.

Option for volunteers

The following is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.

July weather not so bad, say meteorologists

IT may not feel like it now, but summer is right around the corner for sun-starved residents of the North Shore, say meteorologists.

Hiker finds dead woman in Lynn Creek

POLICE are attempting to identify a woman whose body was found floating in North Vancouver's Lynn Canyon Wednesday evening. A hiker made the grim discovery at about 9 p.m. near the park's suspension bridge.

Cop's memory for bikes brings down North Vancouver fugitive

A North Vancouver man who was wanted on two outstanding warrants is behind bars thanks to an RCMP officers unusual memory for mountain bikes.

Metro aiding Capilano river's fish

Trucking fish reduces dam death factor

West Vancouver man with gang ties found dead

Trail workers find body near Cypress Bowl Road; police say death suspicious

Police seek counterfeit bill passer

POLICE are looking for a man they say passed a counterfeit note at a store in North Vancouver. The investigation dates back to last year, when the suspect paid for a purchase at a Marine Drive store near Capilano Road with a fake bill.

Things that go bump in the shower

SOME weeks ago, a friend of mine called me late at night to inform me there was a murderer in her shower. Alarmed, I said something to the effect that that was unfortunate and disappointing, and asked how she knew.

Passersby tackle North Vancouver parkade thief

TWO North Vancouver men tried to tackle a burglar in a Lower Lonsdale parkade July 5, but the thief brandished a weapon and managed to get away