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Hot, sunny weather boosts ferry traffic

B.C. Ferries, Clipper, Harbour Air see rise in sales
'Blue moon' is all about the math

'Blue moon' is all about the math

Skygazers will be treated to a blue moon on Friday. But don't get overly excited. Under one widely accepted but disputed definition, a blue moon is simply the second full moon in a given month. The moon was also full on Aug. 2.

Truck fire spreads to bush near Cameron Lake

A truck fire on the highway next to Cameron Lake Saturday night spread into nearby brush. The Coombs-Hilliers Volunteer Fire Department was first on the scene, where a 2007 GMC Sierra pickup was engulfed in flames.

Syrian refugees in Turkey could top 200,000, UN says

GENEVA — The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey could reach 200,000 as the conflict deepens and many others could flee to Jordan, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.

Jacques Cousteau admirer dives into life with both feet

Ed Singer of Nanaimo should have webbed feet and gills after spending more than four months of his life underwater for decades.

Editorial: That first step may be the last

Neil Armstrong’s moon landing was surely one of the 20th century’s most iconic events. None of us who watched those grainy images on our television screens will ever forget the moment.The space program was full of promise in those days.


TODAY Joe Walsh with guest Kim Mitchell at Bullen Park, behind Archie Browning Sport Arena. Gates 5:30 p.m., show 7 p.m. Tickets, Lyles Place, Ditch Records and McPherson Box office, tel. 250-386-6121.

8 charged, $4M cash seized in raid of Hells Angels Kelowna clubhouse

An RCMP drug investigation that took nearly two years and involved authorities from Canada, the U.S.

Murder case reveals terror plot by U.S. soldiers who formed militia inside army

LUDOWICI, Georgia — Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend to protect an anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks, prosecutors

ON OUR WEBSITE TODAY Republicans face new threat: Isaac stealing media attention A Republican National Convention already slowed by Tropical Storm Isaac faces new threats from the storm, as it makes it tough to stage the kind of joyous event that giv
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