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Anne Heche, star with troubled life, dies of crash injuries

Anne Heche, star with troubled life, dies of crash injuries

Anne Heche has been taken off of life support, a spokeswoman said Sunday
Eric Akis: Fresh sausages, local veggies make for a tasty, colourful summer supper

Eric Akis: Fresh sausages, local veggies make for a tasty, colourful summer supper

Grilled, Mediterranean-style sausages and vegetables are served with a zesty, vibrant green mayo for dolloping alongside them once plated.
Condo Smarts: Strata councils cannot alter air space agreement formulas

Condo Smarts: Strata councils cannot alter air space agreement formulas

Dear Tony: Our highrise condo building is part of an air space agreement. There is a commercial and parking section that is the first four floors of our building.
Timothy Vernon leaving Pacific Opera Victoria

Timothy Vernon leaving Pacific Opera Victoria

Artistic director's four-decade run is one of longest in Canadian opera history
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Son's visit allows for a step back in time

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Son's visit allows for a step back in time

We picked peas and, as we did when he was a boy, we sat on the back lawn and shelled them
Rick Steves: A close-up look at Milan’s masterpieces

Rick Steves: A close-up look at Milan’s masterpieces

Italy’s second city hosts two noteworthy masterpieces: Michelangelo’s last pietà sculpture and Leonardo’s Last Supper.
Mobile lab is sniffing out Metro Vancouver's bad air quality

Mobile lab is sniffing out Metro Vancouver's bad air quality

If you see a white van with some unusual attachments cruising around the city, take a closer look. You might just be witnessing one of Western Canada's first mobile labs.
John Ducker: EVs are the future, but are they too fast?

John Ducker: EVs are the future, but are they too fast?

A truck or an SUV, by design, can’t handle or brake like a Ferrari or an Aston Martin. So why do we need them to achieve similar speeds?
Review: Metric kept foot on gas pedal, embracing fondness for playing at full volume

Review: Metric kept foot on gas pedal, embracing fondness for playing at full volume

They drew heavily from their new album, Formentera, for a 90-minute set. Dear Rouge was the opening act.
White orca spotted at Telegraph Cove, far from California home

White orca spotted at Telegraph Cove, far from California home

The young orca, dubbed Frosty, and her pod have been seen several times off California — and even as far south as Tijuana, Mexico