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Cloverdale senior curlers Third Wes Warren

Cloverdale senior curlers score big

Coveted 'Eight-ender' is a first for the Jack Hutton rink.

Cloverdale senior curlers Third Wes Warren
The City of Surrey has been named one of the top seven intelligent communities in the world by the Intelligent Community Forum

Surrey among the top smart cities in the world

Successful use of new technology lands city as a semi-finalist in New York think tank's international competition.

The City of Surrey has been named one of the top seven intelligent communities in the world by the Intelligent Community Forum
Dr. David Smith

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Dr. David Smith
Defending Masters curling champs Ken Struby

A ‘two-peat’ for team Ellis at Masters Curling Bonspiel

The Bill Ellis rink from Chilliwack hold onto the title as 24 teams converge in Cloverdale for 2015's first Masters Bonspiel.

Defending Masters curling champs Ken Struby
From the Backstretch: A change of scenery pays off

From the Backstretch: A change of scenery pays off

Three of Sunday's harness racing winners at Fraser Downs were racing for new trainers.

From the Backstretch: A change of scenery pays off
Better care for veterans on the table this weekend

Better care for veterans on the table this weekend

Panel discussion on the state of Veterans Affairs in Canada takes place Jan. 17 in Surrey.

Better care for veterans on the table this weekend

Along the Backstretch: Winners undeterred by mucky track conditions at Fraser Downs

Trainer Justin Currie takes an early lead in 2015, while driver Brandon Campbell registers 1,000th career win.

Cloverdale Minor Hockey's Atom A2 Colts celebrate a gold medal performance in Abbotsford.

Colts bolt to gold in Abbotsford

An undefeated Cloverdale Minor Hockey team secures a close victory at Atom Rep tournament.

Cloverdale Minor Hockey's Atom A2 Colts celebrate a gold medal performance in Abbotsford.
Owner/trainer Daniel Gabourey is donating racehorse Buddy Hope's December winnings to the Surrey Food Bank.

Along the Backstretch: Fruitful homecoming for Hudon, tears for Spider M

A retirement blanket for 15-year-old racehorse, four wins for Davis, and Hudon joins Surrey Food Bank effort.

Owner/trainer Daniel Gabourey is donating racehorse Buddy Hope's December winnings to the Surrey Food Bank.

Along the Backstretch: Stables take up food bank challenge

Lots of good stuff happening at Fraser Downs over the holiday season!

Along the Backstretch: Masse stable heads to winners circle

Friday (Dec. 12) was a beautiful night for racing at Fraser Downs.

Dr. David Smith

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Dr. David Smith

Along the Backstretch: trainers old and new celebrate wins at snowy Fraser Downs

As snow falls, one of the youngest – and one of the oldest – trainers celebrate wins at Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino in Cloverdale.

Julie Andrews teaches her young wards to sing in the screen adaptation of The Sound of Music

10 things I love about Christmas

It's a magic time of year, filled with hot chocolate, shortbread, classic movies, and cuddly, brand-new PJs.

Julie Andrews teaches her young wards to sing in the screen adaptation of The Sound of Music

Along the Backstretch: Many stables produce winners

Friday (Nov. 21) fell in line with a pattern that is forming at Fraser Downs, rain and different stables winning.

Udo Zirkwitz photo.

Reader photo: Fall fog

A layer of fog settles on the lowlands on the first frost of the season.

Udo Zirkwitz photo.
Need You So Bad of J J J Stables

Along the Backstretch: Tears of joy in the winners circle on racing’s biggest day

Go To the Windows takes $75,000 Mary Murphy Stake, and small stables once again prove that horses can't read the race program.

Need You So Bad of J J J Stables
Surrey artist Wendy Mould Plein Air painting in Mt. Revelstoke National Park this summer.

Artist falls for natural alpine splendour

Not all artists should stay in their studios, writes Wendy Mould, recipient of a summer residency at Mount Revelstoke National Park.

Surrey artist Wendy Mould Plein Air painting in Mt. Revelstoke National Park this summer.