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DNV considers ban on cutting big trees

Homeowners could face fines for felling without permit

Municipal brass see pay balloon

MANAGERS who head up the North Shore's civil service are earning more money than ever before - with top brass earning more than $200,000 a year.

City loosens childcare regulations

The City of North Vancouver is making it easier for childcare businesses to open up in residential neighbourhoods.

What's going on

Meals on Wheels needs volunteers on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings. Info: Diana, 604-922-3414. Art in the Park: Free outdoor art classes every Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. until Aug. 26 at Ambleside Park, West Vancouver.

Briefcase briefcase

WV Chamber Awards The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2012 event was held on June 14 at the Hollyburn Country Club. The awards ceremony recognized businesses and individuals in a variety of categories.

B.C. wants jail time lawsuit tossed

THE province of B.C. is asking a judge to throw out a civil lawsuit filed by a North Vancouver man whose convictions of multiple rape were overturned after 27 years in jail.
SUNDAY FEATURE: Crude awakening

SUNDAY FEATURE: Crude awakening

A planned oil pipeline expansion has sparked a fight for the future of burrard inlet

Suspected salmon-nappers netted in hatchery heist

THREE men have been arrested for allegedly poaching fish from the Capilano River Hatchery. North Vancouver RCMP were called to the facility around 3: 30 a.m. Wednesday after someone tripped the security alarm.

This camp is for the birds (and gerbils, cats and dogs)

ARE your two-legged darlings getting restless now that the school-year schedule is well in the past? There is still some room available in the BC SPCA summer day-camps, held at various locations throughout British Columbia, including West Vancouver.

A heads-up from our robotic successors

A Chicago-based company called Narrative Science has come up with an "artificial intelligence technology platform" that writes news, business and sports stories in any style the client requests - including snarky.