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Backpack theft grounds pilot

Stolen backpack contained pilot exam notes and flight logs

Police arrest 4 in liquor raid

FOUR women were arrested last week and three children taken into custody in a raid on a Xwemelch'stn home where police say liquor was being sold illegally. Officers descended on the house on West Vancouver's Capilano 5 reserve at 10: 30 p.m.

Driver, cyclist both at fault

QUESTION: I witnessed an accident between a car and a bicycle. The bicycle rider was riding upon a sidewalk crossing from right to left coming out from a blind spot at the side of a building.

Outgames touch down on Grouse Mountain

Flag bearers marked the opening of the 2011 North American Outgames Monday with a procession across the summit of Grouse Mountain.

UPDATE: Two women run down in North Vancouver driving rampage

A Delta man is facing a litany charges after he ran down women in separate areas of Lower Lonsdale in a drug-fuelled driving rampage, according to police. The disturbing episode started at about 8:30 p.m.

Caribbean Days spice up North Vancouver

A samba dancer in full patriotic regalia was among the hundreds of performers who took part in the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Society of B.C.

Biker rushed to hospital after Taylor Way crash

A 59-year-old Langley man was rushed to hospital in serious condition Sunday night after he was thrown from his bike in a crash on West Vancouvers Taylor Way. The victim was riding with a companion just after 9:30 p.m.

B.C. chips in $40M for Seaspan shipbuilding bid

THE provincial government has pledged $40 million, including $35 million in labour tax credits, towards the B.C. shipbuilders bid for one of two huge federal navy contracts.

Options for volunteers

THE FOLLOWING is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.

West Vancouver bans use of air guns

West Vancouver council has banned the use of spring and air guns and other low-velocity weapons not covered under the federal Firearms Act. The federal act regulates the use of guns able to fire projectiles at over 152.