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Summer Flowers Come to Balsam Lake. Watercolour by Wendy Mould.

Not all artists should stay in their studios

Wendy Mould was one of three chosen to be an Artist in Residence at Mount Revelstoke National Park August 9-12.

Summer Flowers Come to Balsam Lake. Watercolour by Wendy Mould.
A scene from Sylvia

Actors shine in SLT’s ‘Sylvia’

Comedy lampoons love, loyalty and dog ownership.

A scene from Sylvia

Along the Backstretch: Marino continues winning ways as Fraser Downs readies for B.C. stakes

The finalists have now been set for the best B.C.-bred horses to race in the rich stake finals Nov. 11 at Fraser Downs.

The GVHBA prepares for their annual Coats for Kids campaign

The GVHBA is preparing for its 19th-annual Coats for Kids campaign in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau.

Stephanie Cadieux

B.C. Small Business Month: Celebrate the big in small business

Cloverdale businesses share a contrary philosophy: it's one for all and all for one, writes MLA Stephanie Cadieux.

Stephanie Cadieux
Don Monkman Jr.

Along the Backstretch: Siblings out late and early leaders race to wins

Was it the rain or driving styles? Drivers who prefer the front end get the edge at muddy Fraser Downs Racetrack.

Don Monkman Jr.
Driver/trainer Bill Davis after Friday's races at Fraser Downs.

Along the backstretch: Mud, mud and more mud

Bill Davis drove six winners on Thursday and Friday.

Driver/trainer Bill Davis after Friday's races at Fraser Downs.
Driver Paul Davies snagged his 100th lifetime win Friday night at Fraser Downs.

Full fields and long shots make it a winning weekend at Fraser Downs

The story at Fraser Downs this past week at Fraser Downs was speed, speed and more speed.

Driver Paul Davies snagged his 100th lifetime win Friday night at Fraser Downs.
A crested gecko is just one of the animals your teen will learn about at Urban Safari’s Junior Zoo Keeping course

Junior Zoo Keeping course helps teens tell girl snakes from boy snakes and so much more

Is your teen begging you for a pet snake/tarantula/lizard/turtle?

A crested gecko is just one of the animals your teen will learn about at Urban Safari’s Junior Zoo Keeping course
Jim Marino is a driver at Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino in Cloverdale

Marino tears up the track at Fraser Downs with six winning drives

Close to career best days for two horsemen, while the veterans pull out impressive wins.

Jim Marino is a driver at Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino in Cloverdale
Cloverdale Tiger Arjun Kang

Cloverdale Minor football results

Results from the Sept. 21 games in the Atom Division.

Cloverdale Tiger Arjun Kang
From the Backstretch: Colts don't mind the mud

From the Backstretch: Colts don’t mind the mud

Welcome to our weekly recap of the weekend's live harness racing action at Cloverdale's Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino.

From the Backstretch: Colts don't mind the mud
Gavin Paulits

Racing conditions ‘perfect’ at Fraser Downs, as hundreds turn out to open house

Twelve trainers won 12 races at Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino Friday, and Saturday's open house drew hundreds of fans.

Gavin Paulits
The Re-enactors return to Surrey's Historic Stewart Farm Sept. 20 to celebrate the harvest.

Celebrate the Harvest at the Historic Stewart Farm

From apple cider to potato sack races, join in traditional fall celebrations at the Olde Harvest Fair this Saturday.

The Re-enactors return to Surrey's Historic Stewart Farm Sept. 20 to celebrate the harvest.
Derek Corrigan

Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan to speak at Surrey Board of Trade environmental and business awards

Topics at event will include MMBC, organic waste, and Bylaw 280 – Regulation of Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials.

Derek Corrigan

Safety burden on professional truck drivers rests on us all

As we mark National Trucking Week (Sept. 7-13), it's time to reflect on redistributing the safety burden on professional truck driving.

Actress Jean Hamilton

She puts that s**t on everything

Cancer-surviving actress to speak at Cloverdale Terry Fox Run on Sept. 14.

Actress Jean Hamilton
Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.

Building the outdoor room of your dreams

Melissa Tolsma is blogging during the renovation she won last year as part of the RenoMe! with FortisBC contest.

Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.
Column: Battling the lazy days of summer

Column: Battling the lazy days of summer

Can the temptations of the great outdoors compete with the magnetic lure of our glowing screens?

Column: Battling the lazy days of summer
Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Something old, something new

Reno Me! with FortisBC winner Melissa Tolsma continues her renovation.

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.