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West Vancouver man fined for transporting dead bears

A 45-year-old West Vancouver man was handed a violation ticket by conservation officers last Sunday after being seen driving through Whistler with two dead bears strapped to the roof of his van.
North Shore Overlord

North Shore Overlord

No leaves required to read Pam's fortune

WEST Vancouver mayor Pam Goldsmith-Jones doesn't strike me as the sort who jumps before figuring out where she'll land.

New releases

August 30 Tinariwen - Tassili; Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm with You; Lenny Kravitz - Black and White America; Beirut - The Rip Tide. Sept. 6 Drawn Ship - Low Domestic; Lindsey Buckingham - Seeds We Sow. Sept.

West Vancouver man sets record with 84-pound monster chinook

A West Vancouver man made headlines this month when he shattered a Haida Gwaii fishing lodge record by hauling in an 84-pound chinook salmon.

A life saved, an act rewarded

North Van woman lauded for use of CPR

Keep plants healthy to thwart weevil attacks

LATE August is a great time to enjoy the garden and it's also an opportune time to control weevils in the garden. There are several species of weevils native to B.C.

Community bulletin board

Meet Alexander McCall Smith, author of the Ladies Detective Agency series, on Saturday, Sept. 3, 3 p.m. at St. Catherine's Anglican Church, 1058 Ridgewood Dr., North Vancouver. Admission: $10. Tickets are available at 32 Books & Gallery. Info: www.

A new era at Apple

I only met him once, and it was a brief encounter to say the least. Met is actually a misnomer. Said hello is closer to the truth, but I feel, as do many others of my age and occupation, a close relationship to Steve Jobs. We grew up together.

Firefighter seriously hurt in boat mishap

Victim's life saved by colleagues on outing