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Boat thieves active in West Vancouver

WEST Vancouver police say there has been a rash of thefts from moored boats recently and, in one case, the boat itself was stolen.

West Vancouver traffic stop nets weapon, arrests

A routine traffic stop last week netted West Vancouver police four arrests and a concealed weapon. A West Vancouver officer pulled over a black Honda Accord in the 3700-block of Cypress Bowl Road Sept.

North Vancouver school district considers shortening calendar again

Schoolchildren in North Vancouver may face another year of fewer but longer days in front of a teacher in 2012.

Wearable art

FASHION FILE Trunk Show: Blush Occasions will hold a trunk show of the fall 2011 and spring 2012 collections from Vera Wang, Oct. 1-2. Reserve a viewing by calling 604-925-3218 or emailing 604-925-3218. Blush is at 1403 Bellevue Ave.

West Vancouver to address field overcrowding

3-year plan may consider naming rights

North Van enrolment decline slowing

THE North Vancouver school district is still suffering from declining enrolment, but officials say the downward trend is levelling off. As of Sept. 21, North Vancouver public schools had 15,157 students in attendance, 157 fewer than last year.

No second chances for refusing to blow

A police officer who stopped a suspected drunk driver in a roadblock on the Lions Gate Bridge was not required to offer the driver a second chance to blow after the man had already refused to give a breath sample, a provincial court judge has ruled.

Must recycle more milk containers

MUNICIPAL debate over whether to support the inclusion of milk and milk substitute beverage containers in the provincial deposit-refund system continued at two council meetings last week.

Church campers plucked from 300-metre cliff face

TWO kids from a church camp had a close call on the weekend when they got trapped at the top of a 300-metre drop-off on Anvil Island and had to be rescued by air.

Police raise alarm over jumpstart fraudster

North Vancouver RCMP are warning motorists to be on the lookout for a man they say is posing as a driver in distress in order to swindle others out of cash.