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Mayor mum on Lib candidacy

PAM Goldmsith-Jones, mayor of the District of West Vancouver, said last week she plans to take a break from public office but wouldn't rule out another election campaign of some kind in the future. Goldsmith-Jones announced Aug.

West End's demonization unjustified

WHEN I watch big, contentious building projects work their way through government and public consultation, I'm often reminded of a saying from one of history's greatest urban planners: "Misery is clinging to that which changes.

September could be a time for renewal

WE recently attended a party at the home of a chic family whose digs, though not huge, were beautifully austere


GALLERIES Artemis Gallery: 104C4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: TuesdaySunday, 12: 30-5 p.m. Info: 604-929-4354 or Artists for Kids Gallery: 810 West 21st St., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.

In schools, a question of who strikes first

THE school year is beginning with more uncertainty and tension than in recent years, and the teachers and the government are both to blame for that.

Westons seek more family time - in Ottawa

The family of John Weston, MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, has pulled up its roots and moved to Ottawa. The decision was a tough one, said Weston, particularly for his three young children.

Life lessons learned in the Pig Incident

SOME of you, raised in the city or its surroundings and jaded by the monotony of office work, no doubt dream of one day leaving the trappings of urban life behind and retiring to the country - maybe even of running a small farm.

U-Haul heist nets charges

A cube truck can carry a lot of criminal charges, as one man has discovered after allegedly breaking into a North Vancouver truck rental business and taking one of the vehicles for a four-month joyride.

RCMP see fewer pre-grad party problems this year

PRE-GRAD parties caused far fewer problems for the RCMP this year, something the force chalks up to better communication.

Parks Canada revises Bowen plan

Private ferry service proposed to ease potential ferry congestion
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