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Composting saves tax dollars

IN a 2011 report entitled "Backyard Composting Undervalued" by Christine Pinkham and Elizabeth Leboe of the North Shore Recycling Program, I found an interesting statistic about backyard composting.

One dead in West Vancouver apartment blaze

ONE person is dead after an early-morning fire broke out in an apartment block in the Ambleside neighbourhood of West Vancouver. Firefighters rushed to the multifamily residence at 1485 Duchess Avenue at about 2 a.m.

NV man joins College

NORTH Vancouver resident Phil Nuytten was among 40 distinguished individuals recently inducted into the College of Fellows, the voting body of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

Canada Helps online

NOT everyone has time to volunteer, but for those who can't there's an easy way to ask for charitable donations for Christmas instead of more stuff.

No conflict with Mom: trustee candidate

A potential familial relationship on the North Vancouver school district board is no cause for concern, according to trustee candidate Ian Young. Young, 23, is running for a City of North Vancouver spot on the North Vancouver school board.

West Vancouver author praised for cookbook

A West Vancouver author who released a cookbook/gardening primer has been honoured for her efforts.

3rd time unlucky for alleged West Vancouver burglar

POLICE who snared a suspected burglar outside a West Vancouver home Nov. 4 later allegedly found loot at his home that had been taken from that same address in two previous break-ins.

UPDATED: West Vancouver resident dies in apartment fire

One person is dead after an early-morning fire broke out in an apartment block in the Ambleside neighbourhood of West Vancouver. Firefighters rushed to the multi-family residence at 1485 Duchess Avenue at about 2 a.m.

North Vancouver teen robbed at knifepoint

North Vancouver Mounties are hunting for a man they say attacked and robbed a 15-year-old girl. The victim was walking alone on a trail near North Vancouver's Dorothy Lynas elementary just after 5 p.m. Nov.

Accused murderer under guard in Lions Gate Hospital

Family moved to B.C. expecting better mental health services