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Police standoff ends peacefully

AN RCMP emergency response team was called out to a North Vancouver neighbourhood Tuesday evening after a distraught man holed himself up in his house and refused to speak to police.

Man awarded $15,000 for LGH wrongful arrest

A North Vancouver man who was arrested and left in a cell for more than four hours after an encounter with police in Lions Gate Hospital has been awarded $15,000 in damages.

Lepine positive about WVPD efforts on reserve

CRIME rates on the Capilano reserve are "headed in the right direction," according to Chief Constable Peter Lepine of the West Vancouver police.

North Van woman, 70, charged after in-flight altercation

A 70-year-old woman from North Vancouver has been charged with disrupting the activities of an international flight crew after she allegedly grabbed a flight attendant part way into the journey.

What's going on

WEDNESDAY The Ambleside Orchestra rehearses Wednesdays, 3: 30-5: 30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver under the direction of Nicolas Krusek. There are opportunities for string players.

Tragedy spurs pool safety push

DNV to create home pool database

Lifeguards cut at 2 North Van parks

FAMILIES looking to cool off with a dip at Cates or Panorama parks this summer will have to look out for themselves after lifeguard positions at the two parks were scuttled in budget cutbacks.

MP apologizes to election opponent

Dan Veniez to drop defamation suit against John Weston

Community Bulletin Board

Saving Lives One Penny at a Time: The Lions Gate Gogos, which supports the Stephen Lewis Foundation, have collected $7127.

Body found on Bowen Island

POLICE investigating the discovery of a body in a bushy area of Bowen Island say the remains are likely not those of missing Squamish teen Jodi Henrickson. "We don't feel it's connected to that case," said Sgt.