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Two arrested after Pioneer Pub assault

by Martin van den Hemel
RCMP surrounded Pioneer Pub Thursday night following an assault by man carring firearm.

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Lansdowne unveils concept plans of massive redevelopment Concept drawings of proposed Lansdowne Centre redevelopment proposal. Jan-18-2018
Pitching ace finds success through preparation Hanna Finkelstein’s participation in the Richmond Olympic Oval’s high-performance training program helped earn her a full-ride softball scholarship. Jan-18-2018
Help for hush-hush problem Richmond Hospital’s nurse continence advisor Corey Knott, holding a pessary that can help women with prolapse and incontinence. Jan-18-2018
When flu strikes, double whammies follow Sherilyn Sweeney, a professor in Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s nursing program, offers suggestions for those with the flu and for those whose flu seems to return. Jan-17-2018
Fitness need not cost a lot Sharon Taylor at South Arm Community Centre. Jan-17-2018
Sockeyes stand out among all-stars Richmond Sockeyes scored seven goals in the Tom Shaw Conference's 14-3 win over the Harold Britain Conference in the PJHL all-star game Monday at Langley. Jan-17-2018
Ease into fitness the SMART way Sharon Taylor shows off new fitness equipment at South Arm Community Centre. Jan-17-2018
Ravens hockey family supports aspiring player with leukemia Richmond's Morgan May, 4, is fighting leukemia. Jan-12-2018
Precious family ring lost by sister of former Richmond Mayor Gil Blair Richmond's Geraldine Wray, sister of former Richmond Mayor Gil Blair, lost a precious family ring at Seafair shopping centre last week. She's pictured with her three children Merrilee, Jacqueline and Michael. Jan-12-2018
Buyers urged to beware as two Chinese nationals charged in gold artifacts fraud Fake gold artifacts are shown in a handout photo supplied by Richmond, B.C. RCMP. Jan-11-2018
Summer Night Market pulls up stakes Signs point to Summer Night Market not returning in 2018. Jan-10-2018
Imagination, creativity and fun go into Children’s Art Festival Performances, interactive creativity classes and more are part of the 10th annual Children’s Arts Festival in Richmond on Family Day, Feb. 12. The event is presented by Lansdowne Centre. Jan-10-2018
Richmond golf pros among BC’s top 100 Richmond Country Club golf pro Graham Ogden tied for 25th place in the list of PGA of BC’s top 100 golf professions of 2017. Jan-10-2018
Local writer wins literary award Richmond writer Anneliese Schultz has won a 2017 Cedric Literary Award for her fiction piece entitled Bread. Jan-09-2018
Plans afoot for Steveston Icebreaker Participants head out onto the scenic Steveston 8k course during last year’s Icebreaker race. The 2018 event on Jan. 21 promises to be better than ever. Jan-08-2018
Schools get into Christmas spirit Students at HJ Cambie Secondary launched their Sock Wars fundraising by wearing their most colourful seasonal and unique socks to school. Jan-05-2018
Schools share holiday cheer McRoberts Secondary's Grad Legacy campaign collected more than 5,000 items and created more than 200 care packages. Jan-05-2018
Candy Dish owner makes fairy tales come true Inspired by the ABC-TV series Once Upon A Time filming in Steveston, Candy Dish owner Shirley Hartwell set out to help make sure fairy tales really can come true. To date, she’s collected $6,000 in donations from her self-guided walking tour brochure to help those less fortunate. Jan-05-2018
Reducing poverty and boosting respect, with a job Project leader Kelly Mack (centered) accepts the 2017 Employer of the Year award from Jobs West on behalf of the City of Richmond. Jan-04-2018
Hockey Devils host breakfast with Santa Dressing up as Santa, Richmond Devils’ coach Tony Cheema is surrounded by uniformed players Byrnley Ross, Natalie Korenic and Kaarina Swinburnson who donned elf costumes for the annual Santa Breakfast Dec. 9 at Richmond Family Place and Hydi Sham and Ruth Taverner of Family Place. Jan-04-2018
Richmond bands together to feed our hungry Stephanie and Keith, two of the hundreds of people helping to keep the Richmond Food Bank up and running. Jan-04-2018
Family embraces Richmond Christmas Fund, sponsors single mother and four children The Goto family sponsored a single mother and her four children through the Richmond Christmas Fund. Jan-03-2018
Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives a source of good cheer Richmond Christmas Fund’s Wayne Duzita and Rob Howard at Aberdeen Centre. Jan-03-2018
Good Samaritans come to woman’s rescue Ebe Lepp’s morning outing to get a newspaper started out badly but improved rapidly thanks to three passersby, the two Miele men: Jonathon McIsaac and Jeremy Luyt; and Dulté Simms. Jan-02-2018
City invites public input on back alley plans The city is considering changing the look of some laneways in Steveston. Dec-29-2017
Pedestrian dies after struck by truck near Costco This Canada Post truck struck a woman as she was crossing the street at Garden City Road and Sea Island Way, near Costco. She later died of her injuries. Dec-29-2017
Townline donates $46,485 to city housing fund Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie (centre) accepts a donation of $46,485 to the City of Richmond’s Affordable Housing Reserve Fund from Townline Homes vice-president Chris Colbeck (left) and president Rick Ilich (right). Dec-20-2017
When the weather outside is frightful A fleet of snow removal equipment works to dispatch the snow so that planes can be dispatched to their holiday destinations. Dec-20-2017
Richmond abuzz with winter break activities Richmond is serving up more than 20 winter break activities this holiday season, including a free 15-minute tour of a Britannia shipyards building. Check out the details at richmond.ca/winterbreak.ca. Dec-20-2017
Richmond ready for winter weather Keeping the primary routes accessible is part Richmond’s comprehensive snow response plan. Dec-19-2017
Firefighters tree chipping Jan. 6 and 7 The Richmond Firefighters’ Association’s annual Christmas tree chipping event is scheduled for Jan. 6 and 7 at Garry Point Park. Dec-18-2017
KPU prof shares baking recipe KPU Physicist James Hoyland bakes up a storm on CBC’s Great Canadian Baking Show Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Dec-15-2017
Natural-Hy: Life changing voyages in a ferro-cement boat Natural-Hy by Trevor Stickler chronicles the decades he spent with his beloved 12 metre sailboat, Natural-Hy. Dec-15-2017
Community centre seeks board members Thompson Community Centre development co-ordinator Sharlene Singh encourages people to volunteer for board and committee positions. Dec-14-2017
Staff from software giant Sage love to give back Workers from software giant Sage at the Richmond Sharing Farm. Dec-14-2017
North Richmond condo a grand prize in Millionaire Lottery A nearly 1,200-square-foot three bedroom condo is a grand prize in Millionaire Lottery. Dec-14-2017
Lace up your skates Buddies of all ages enjoy the magic of Winter Wonderland. Dec-14-2017
When good help is hard to find Even with a sign posted, just mailing in a résumé isn’t likely to net a job. Dec-14-2017
Many stand-outs in Gateway’s A Christmas Carol Russell Roberts and Allan Morgan, here as Scrooge and Marley, give stellar performances in Gateway Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. Dec-13-2017
Schools show heart Richmond students visit Downtown Eastside. Dec-13-2017
Kajaks cross-country champions Fred Pawluk and Avril Douglas helped pace the Richmond Kajaks to the Lower Mainland cross-country championship. Dec-13-2017
Could Richmond become commercial marijuana capital? This 21-acre property, at 6980 No. 9 Road, is owned by a numbered company that lists Avtar Dhillon and his wife Diljit Bains as directors. Dhillon is executive chairman of Emerald Health Therapeutics. Dec-13-2017
Tips to make holiday travel easier YVR provides some holiday travels tips to reduce holiday travel stress. Dec-12-2017
A mission of understanding President and co-founder of Ignite the Warmth, Richmond’s Precilia Kong (middle)—with treasurer Ricky Guan (left) and human resources manager Melissa Mah (right)—is looking forward to distributing blankets to those less fortunate this Christmas season. Dec-12-2017
Rotary Club of Steveston hosts seniors Christmas lunch The Rotary Club of Steveston hosted its annual seniors Christmas Lunch on Saturday at the Steveston Community Centre. Dec-11-2017
RCMP busts fancy booze can, second in a month Richmond RCMP busted a booze can in north Richmond last weekend. Dec-07-2017
Vij family gives generously to Richmond Hospital A donation by longtime Richmond couple Manmohan and Kusum Vij has been used to purchase a portable digital x-ray machine at Richmond Hospital. Dec-06-2017
Liberal party lost election because it stopped listening: Dianne Watts Dianne Watts was in Richmond on Monday, drumming up support for her bid to lead the B.C. Liberal party. Dec-01-2017
RCMP inspector returns to his roots again Inspector Keith Bramhill has returned to his early days of policing in Richmond. Dec-01-2017
First Nations Veterans Honoured Aboriginal Veterans Day, Nov 8, highlights and honours the contributions to the Canadian forces made by First Nations peoples. Nov-30-2017
Tips to avoid life's slips, trips Since her fall, 88-year-old Valerie Musil has relied on the expertise of the Falls Prevention Program to maintain her strength and independence. Nov-29-2017
Is MeToo start of true social change? Sentinel reporter Lorraine Graves shares her very personal story. Nov-29-2017
Aberdeen Centre photo exhibit tells Chinese journey through Vancouver’s history Richmond MP Alice Wong at opening of new photo exhibit at Aberdeen Centre. Nov-29-2017
Richmond shows it cares through its giving The annual Christmas Fund Drive-Thru Event is Nov. 24 at River Rock Casino Resort. Nov-22-2017
Hori following his heart in Disney on Ice show Richmond’s Kurtis Hori, a former member of the Connaught Skating Club, is performing this week in Disney on Ice presents Follow Your Heart. Nov-22-2017
Child-grabbing suspect sought: RCMP Richmond RCMP are looking to speak to this suspect, following an incident at James Whiteside Elementary School last Wednesday. Nov-21-2017
NCIX closes five locations, but keeps Richmond warehouse and store NCIX has closed five Lower Mainland locations, but Lansdowne Centre store and local warehouse remain. Nov-21-2017
Panthers hearts full after feeding hungry Panther cheerleaders fill their hearts by helping to feed the hungry in downtown Vancouver. Nov-21-2017
Winter Wonderland returning Nov. 25 A gallery of beautifully-decorated Christmas trees are featured at Richmond City Hall as part of the Winter Wonderland display. Nov-20-2017
Fine theatre full of flavour and memories In Sink or Swim we learn how Beverley Elliott’s swimming cap saved her life. Nov-19-2017
RCMP investigate suspicious elementary school incident James Whiteside Elementary School is located on Williams Road, between No. 4 Road and Garden City. Nov-16-2017
Kajaks masters at cross-country championships While Richmond Kajak George Agnew (left) finished second in the men’s 75-79 age group, longtime training partner Fred Pawluk sprinted to top spot in the 70-74 age group at the recent B.C. Cross-Country Championships in Abbotsford. Nov-15-2017
Waiting in style The new SkyTeam lounge at Vancouver International Airport offers an oasis of calm and pampering to Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers travelling on partner airlines. Nov-15-2017
Gateway’s Sink or Swim hopes to sink into our hearts Beverly Elliott’s Cabaret-style play, Sink or Swim, runs Nov. 16 to 25 at Richmond’s Gateway Theatre. Nov-14-2017
Two Diamonds to shine at Lansdowne free concert Charlotte Diamond offers her free seasonal concert at Lansdowne Centre Shopping Mall this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. Nov-14-2017
Make wishes come true with Richmond Christmas Fund The annual Christmas Fund Drive-Thru Event is Nov. 24 at River Rock Casino Resort. Nov-14-2017
Have your say on West Cambie Park West Cambie Park is located within the Alexandra neighbourhood and will become a space for local residents to play, meet their neighbours, and enjoy nature. Nov-14-2017
Cactus Club opens at Richmond Centre Cactus Club donated $5,000 to the Richmond Food Bank Society on Tuesday. Nov-10-2017
Hidden heroes come from all cultures Many Canadians have offered their service to their country in war and peacetime. Not all returned to a land that honoured their contributions or human rights. Nov-10-2017
Bubble tea house honours veterans TTOB is welcoming all veterans, current military personnel, offering them a free pearl milk tea through Nov. 11. Nov-10-2017
First Nations Veterans Honoured Nov. 8 Aboriginal veterans and serving members were honoured at the thirteenth annual National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremonies in Vancouver. Nov-10-2017
ANAF, Legion serve vital roles Matthew McBride, Legion Poppy Campaign manager and Remembrance Day organizer. Nov-10-2017
Songs of remembrance and hope Garth Edwards is chair of Chor Leoni’s men’s choir. Nov-09-2017
Cenotaph dates back to 1922 The cenotaph outside Richmond City Hall is made of granite. Nov-09-2017
Centenarian remembers the war years Richmond’s Iris Downing, 102, remembers the war years. Nov-09-2017
Students take lead for Remembrance Day Teacher Susan Garrett (back centre) has written a musical piece to be performed at the school’s Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 by flutist Jocelyn Ly (front), 10; and choir made up of Colin Lim (middle), 10, Nihali Mann, 9, and Evan Markel (far left), 10. Nov-09-2017
Masumi Mitsui: decorated veteran David Mitsui remembers his grandfather and former Richmond resident Masumi Mitsui who fought for Canada in the First World War. Nov-08-2017
Wear a poppy, lest we forget Coun. Bill McNulty is joined by Jim Lamond and Peter Liu to sell poppies outside the liquor store at Ironwood Mall. Nov-08-2017
Soldiering on at home Betty Lefroy remembers life at home in Canada when so many young men she knew went to war. Nov-08-2017
Diefenbaker auction raises $10,000+ More than $10,000 was raised during a recent online auction to replace the wooden playground at Diefenbaker Elementary School. The fundraising campaign was led by grandmother Luella Cook (right) and her cohort Emi Dyck. Nov-07-2017
Gem of a show Sunday at nature park An example of items that will be on display at the gem and mineral show Sunday, Nov. 12 at the Richmond Nature Park. Nov-07-2017
Local physicist on National TV Bake-Off Show Kwantlen Polytechnic University physicist and Steveston resident James Hoyland at work on CBC’s The Great Canadian Baking Show. Nov-01-2017
Working towards a home Dad Gamachu Taha and mom Dureti Mohamed look on as their daughter Nanati Taha and son Dursa Taha prepare to sign the footings of their new home. Oct-30-2017
Christmas Fund registration opens Nov. 25 Each year, with support from hundreds of volunteers and donors, the Richmond Christmas Fund helps brighten the holidays for low-income individuals and families. In 2017, those needing assistance can register for the program beginning November 25. More details are available online at RCRG.org. Oct-30-2017
Gateway production hits national stage Richmond Gateway Theatre’s culture clash comedy King of the Yees shines at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre. Oct-28-2017
Province’s autism lending library finds new home Author Kaye Banez with her family, leading the first StoryTime at the re-opening of the AutismBC Lending Library. Oct-26-2017
Wet night celebrates a dry time The Steveston Tram is a community restoration project in its own warm, cozy building at Steveston Park. The tram offered light rail transit between Steveston and downtown Vancouver until 1958. Oct-26-2017
Donation bin treasures trashed The donation bins outside Richmond Family Place are regularly a mess magnet after donations are picked through by the needy and not-so-needy. Oct-25-2017
Kwantlen St. Market growing rapidly at Minoru Plaza Torin Boyle, a student in the KPU Agricultural BA Program, selling some of the vegetables they grow. Oct-25-2017
The little rover that could So far, Mars rover, Curiosity has left 17 km of tire tracks on the red planet. Oct-25-2017
Panther Cheer a community leader Panther Cheer athletes, families and friends raised over $3,600 last weekend for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada at its annual fundraiser Light the Night. Oct-25-2017
Arts district in North Richmond sparks to life Rob Fillo, executive director of the Richmond Arts Coalition, says this North Richmond neighbourhood is poised to become city’s new arts district. Oct-24-2017
Provincial government offers free immune boost Pharmacist Mary Wu gives Lina Ooi her flu shot at Pharmasave Richlea Square. Oct-24-2017
Bees put more than honey on our tables Richmond's pollinator pasture (or wildflower meadow) in the Bridgeport Industrial Park, which is accessible from the Bath Slough Trail. Oct-23-2017
Dynamo fencer joins world class Dynamo Fencing Club coach Igor Gantsevich (centre) with athletes Howard Zhao and Seraphim Jarov. Oct-17-2017
Symbol of hope newest city artwork Fraser Giant is now on permanent display in Richmond City Hall’s south garden. Oct-17-2017
Steveston residents focused on fitness There are many fitness offerings at Steveston Community Centre and the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Oct-16-2017
Richmond: A city full of life Minoru track is a beehive of activity particularly on sunny mornings, when people can be seeing walking to stay fit. Oct-13-2017
Magnetic Resonance Imaging aids diagnoses Brian Di Stefano is CT and MRI supervisor at Richmond Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Centre Oct-13-2017
Oval home to range of year-round health and fitness options Christa Norgren (left), personal trainer, and Isana Lei, Oval member. Oct-13-2017
Young workers need to return home safe and uninjured Today, Jack Thomas studies at the Nimbus School of Recording Arts, but life was forever altered by an injury at his summer job in high school. Oct-12-2017
Despite arthritis, funeral director is making it work ARC research coordinator Pamela Rogers, looks on as Steven Colón reviews the Making It Work program on screen. Oct-12-2017
Healthy fun at the pumpkin patch Too many pumpkins to choose from. Oct-12-2017
Body identified after found at Garden City Park Garden City Park at Garden City and Granville. Oct-11-2017
Tenors’ Fraser Walters has deep appreciation for Richmond Hospital The Tenors, Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray and Richmond’s Fraser Walters (pictured) will perform at Richmond Hospital Foundation’s sold-out Starlight Gala fundraiser Oct. 14 at the River Rock Casino Resort. Oct-11-2017
Fire rescue, paramedics team up on Cambie Road Brian MacLeod of Richmond Fire-Rescue inside Fire Hall No. 3 on Cambie Road. Oct-11-2017
Seafair staying ahead of the concussion curve Seafair vice-president Cody Kusch is advancing a concussion management protocol to help keep young hockey players safe. Oct-11-2017
Active Mind Sets launch during Library Month Active Mind Sets are debuting in October as part of Canadian Library Month. Oct-06-2017
McNair grad sets Guinness badminton record McNair grad Jackson Yang set a world record in badminton. Oct-06-2017
Thanksgiving a time of reflection Thanksgiving is an annual celebration of the harvest. Oct-02-2017
More than just a saucy option These red bog berries represent a major agricultural product for Richmond and a tasty seasonal treat here and around the world. Sep-29-2017
Streamlined access to civic services Fitness centre passes can be stored on a cell phone with the city’s app so that users can just swipe with their phone. Sep-28-2017
Road trips and friendships Don Pearson has been a volunteer driver with the Richmond Better at Home program since 2013 Sep-27-2017
Transferable skills fuel success Corben Menta’s path to his current career took skill, creative thinking, and flexibility. Sep-27-2017
Hastings honoured for service on off the water Barry Hastings stands on the search-and-rescue boat named in his honour. Sep-27-2017
Search-and-rescue dinner raises $10K Some $10,000 was raised earlier this month at the fourth annual RCM-SAR Richmond Annual Fundraiser at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard Seine Net Loft. Sep-27-2017
Steveston could be destined to become port of call The 73-metre expedition ship National Geographic Quest docked in Steveston last week. Sep-26-2017
Townline Homes doubles up on Diefenbaker fundraiser Grandmother Luella Cook and Emi Dyck, parent advisory committee co-chair at Diefenbaker Elementary, are hoping their online auction will fund a replacement of school’s withered wooden playground. Sep-26-2017
New database reveals fascinating stories of Richmond place names Herbert Steves (son of Manoah and Martha Steves) and a horse-drawn cart carrying his family (circa 1900). Sep-26-2017
Seniors aging positively in Richmond Hing Ho, one of the seniors featured in the Positive Aging campaign. It runs for one week at the Minoru Place Activity Centre starting Sunday, Oct. 1. Sep-26-2017
Tips for parents from a teacher A much-beloved teacher in Richmond for 38 years, Dawna Kishi offers her tips for school parents. Sep-20-2017
Summer reading club wrapped up at Sept. 9 party Over 1,000 children and their families at the Richmond Library’s Summer Reading. Sep-19-2017
Richmond Community Foundation Scholarships This year, the Foundation awarded 35 scholarships to Richmond students, together valued at $25,550. Sep-18-2017
Outdoor painting can bring out best An example of the creative work of Tom Taylor will be competing in the Steveston Grand Prix of Art. Sep-18-2017
Flexibility is key in choosing career path Picking a career path can be a stressful experience for high school students. The ability to be flexible is key, educators say. Sep-18-2017
Local exotic cars now have bespoke luxury garages in Richmond Hungerford properties is selling 45 luxury garages in East Richmond for exotic and supercars. Sep-15-2017
Touching, smelling, and tasting history at museum Abigail, 8, and Miles, 9, are writing where their families come from as an interactive part of Richmond Museum Canada 150 exhibit Our Journeys Here. Sep-15-2017
Garden City Lands to host Richmond Harvest Fest Folk music trio Jon and Roy will be performing at Richmond Harvest Festival. Sep-14-2017
Feed-U-Cate 38 nourishes body, mind and soul Retired district administrator Glenn Kishi spearheaded launch of program. Sep-14-2017
TWU’s Trespass shows power of forgiveness With skill and compassion, Boz Poon tells his story of forgiveness and hope while Dark Glass Theatre’s associate producer Jessica Garden and TWU’s Christopher Nash look on. Sep-14-2017
Hooked on a line of poetry Wilfred Wilson at last year’s Fisher Poets event at the Cannery Museum. Sep-14-2017
Seal avoids orcas by jumping on Steveston Seabreeze boat This seal jumped aboard a boat to avoid a pod of orcas. Sep-13-2017
Local grads help guide aerospace firm's relief efforts MDA's RADARSAT-2 satellite collects radar information to beam back to earth for turning into data-filled images to aid disaster relief agencies, even when a disaster is hidden by cloud or cloak of night. Sep-13-2017
YELL program steers students toward success Richmond High business teacher Kuldeep Gill (second from right) mentoring a group of Richmond High students. Sep-13-2017
Kwantlen a world leader in free texts Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani of Kwantlen Polytechnic University demonstrates free, downloadable text on his tablet. Sep-13-2017
Inspiration abounds in Forever Young 8K With race participants looking on, Forever Young 8K co-ordinator John Young (left) and Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap pose for a selfie outside the Richmond Olympic Oval on Sunday. The 8K, hosted by the oval, attracted some 250 walkers and runners aged 55 and over Sep-12-2017
More summer options with more direct flights The new non-stop and more frequent routes announced for travellers from YVR to points in Asia, France, Switzerland, Australia and England. Sep-07-2017
Mounties to start local gang patrols Richmond Mounties hope to make life uncomfortable for local gangsters at their hangouts. Sep-05-2017
City council meetings available online and on demand Mayor Malcolm Brodie says council is committed to ensuring Richmondites are well informed and engaged about city business and decision-making. Sep-05-2017
Richmond Mounties hope thieves take the bait Richmond Mounties announced they are launching the bait bike program. Sep-05-2017
Galaxy City offers glimpse into the future A group of Richmond children gather around their prototype community of the future, Galaxy City. Sep-05-2017
Richmond firm’s satellite images guide disaster relief in flood-ravaged Houston RADARSAT-2 over Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence. Sep-02-2017
Senior on bicycle struck by ‘distracted’ driver A cyclist was struck by an alleged distracted driver Friday night at Richmond World Festival. Sep-02-2017
Contraband cigarettes seized by RCMP Richmond Mounties seized 300,000 contraband cigarettes early last month. Sep-01-2017
Deadly shame Sep-01-2017
Your chance to design new banners Imagine your banner here Aug-31-2017
Chinese community welcomes English-speakers Cutline: A young man, forced to change his life’s direction, sees a former professor as he faces his life’s end in “Tuesdays with Morrie.” Aug-30-2017
Emerging technologies explored at Richmond World Festival Multi-media and cutting-edge cultural mash-ups will be centre stage in the Your Kontinent Digital Carnival, part of the Richmond World Festival on Friday, Sept. 1 and Saturday, Sept. 2 in Minoru Park, presented by Coast Capital Savings. Aug-30-2017
Steveston Grand Prix of Art brings artists together Artist Arnie Fisk to compete at Steveston Grand Prix. Aug-30-2017
15,000 flock to Steveston dragon boat festival Blue skies made for a great day in Steveston. Aug-29-2017
World Festival highlights Labour Day long weekend Canadian rockers Tokyo Police Club are the headlining entertainment on Saturday night. Aug-29-2017
Richmond's Charlotte Diamond receives Order of Canada Charlotte Diamond’s career is still blooming. Aug-25-2017
Seniors find inspiration in Forever Young 8K With his wife Joan (right) and Richmond running legend Gwen McFarlane (left), John Young formed the Forever Young Running Club eight years ago. A few years ago, he added the Forever Young 8K race exclusively for those aged 55 and over. This year’s 8K, hosted by the Richmond Olympic Oval, will be held Sept. 10. Aug-24-2017
Cop hit by Audi sedan fleeing distracted driving police stop A Richmond Mountie was struck during an attempted police stop involving the distracted driver of a brown 2005 Audi sedan. Aug-22-2017
Theft of 20-foot shipping container shocks Richmond family A Richmond family is offering a reward after a 20-foot shipping container was stolen from a business on Bridgeport Road sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Aug-20-2017
Took team to fight Harbour Authority blaze The cause of the Steveston Harbour Authority fire remains under investigation. Aug-18-2017
AquaFreeze offers a full-day sampling of activities Aquafreeze will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27. Aug-18-2017
Solar eclipse offers family fun with cautionary note Physicist Laura Flinn with a device for safe viewing of the Aug. 21 eclipse. Aug-16-2017
Autistic son inspires mom to write kid's book Kaye Banez, her son Lazarus, daughter Estella and husband Vince. Aug-16-2017
Memorial scheduled Aug. 31 for community activist Jennifer Larsen Community advocate Jennifer Larsen passed away late last month. Larsen is pictured here in 2012 in front of a photo of pioneering Richmond Review newspaper editor Ethel Tibbits after winning the Pioneer Award at the Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction Awards. Aug-16-2017
A new Pathway for mental health Barbara Fee and Mike Tibbles look forward to their new Pathways Clubhouse slated to be finished this fall in the new Storeys Building on Granville Avenue. Aug-16-2017
Raptors to soar in Terra Nova this weekend Birds of prey will perform spectacular flying displays Sunday, Aug. 13 at Terra Nova Rural Park. Aug-13-2017
Tuesday shooting victim known to police This home on Waterton Drive was where Richmond RCMP found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Aug-10-2017
Cast of characters to greet Richmond Maritime Festival goers Rikki the Rat and other colourful characters will greet visitors at the 14th annual Richmond Maritime Festival this weekend (Aug. 12 and 13) at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. Aug-09-2017
Victim seriously injured in Richmond shooting One victim was seriously injured in a South Richmond shooting Tuesday morning. Aug-08-2017
Volunteers needed for a fun day in the country Volunteers form the heart of The Richmond Sharing Farm. Aug-08-2017
Install furnace fan switch to cool off the house Installing a furnace switch is a cheaper option to air conditioning for cooling a house equipped with a forced-air heater. Aug-04-2017
Community activist Jennifer Larsen leaves behind lasting legacy Jennifer Larsen (at left), an Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction pioneer award winner, passed away late last month. Aug-04-2017
Tossed butts leading cause of Richmond fires Roadside fires, many caused by tossed cigarette butts, are becoming a nightmare to deal with by Richmond Fire-Rescue. Aug-01-2017
Canadian welcome trumps Trump ban Rajiv Jhangiani, University Teaching Fellow KPU, with Sean Michael Morris, Director of Digital Pedagogy Lab, organizer of the international conference. Jul-28-2017
Newly transformed Lang Park officially opens Families and participants from Lang Centre’s drop-in program joined Mayor Malcolm Brodie and city council July 20 for an official ribbon cutting, speeches and free family friendly activities in Lang Park. Jul-25-2017
It takes a village Angela Hill (from left), Kirsten Degenhardt, Ron Hill, Jens Hertha, Debbie Hertha, Keiran Flaherty, and Ryan Lewis enjoy some of the charcuterie and wine evening’s fare in Steveston’s Village Books and Coffee House. Jul-21-2017
Smart move by Village Idiots Judy Wolfe, Graeme Burns, Cindy Hirschberg and Shelley Williams rode stationary bikes outside the bicycle store in Steveston to raise funds for the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Jul-21-2017
Richmond’s Olympic legacy keeps on giving A panoramic view inside Richmond Olympic Oval Jul-20-2017
Community In Motion generates $30,000 Eleven Richmond non-profit organizations co-hosted the first Community In Motion fundraiser, organized by Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives, July 8 at Garry Point Park. Jul-19-2017
South Korean rapper to headline Richmond World Festival Korean hip hop rap star, Verbal Jint will perform at the Richmond World Festival. Jul-18-2017
City walking the walk, with rideshare An example of the hybrid cars to be shared between city workers and Modo members in Richmond's news, increased rideshare program Jul-14-2017
Soccer among labours of love for Shury Organizing three teams for this year’s Nations Cup soccer tournament, on top of an already busy schedule, Kyle Shury says none of what he does would be possible without his wife Megan. Jul-14-2017
Have your say on changes to Steveston Area Plan The past 100 years have seen many changes to the main drags of Steveston. With more to come, this is your chance to voice your concerns and make suggestions. Jul-13-2017
Canada’s multicultural roots exemplified Grupo America on the Celebration Stage during Richmond Canada 150 July 1 at the Steveston Salmon Festival. Jul-13-2017
Salmon Festival spawns more than memories The Valenzuela family was among the revellers. Jul-13-2017
New Exhibit, Our Journeys Here, opens at Richmond Museum Coast Salish Elder Roberta Price with cedar boughs at the official opening of Our Journeys Here at the Richmond Museum. Jul-13-2017
Summer fun in Richmond Dad Ken Palko gives the kids a spin on the merry-go-round at the Terra Nova Adventure Park. Jul-12-2017
Maple Lane grads’ design really shines Tim Hsia and brother Stephen Hsia display with art work and finished toonie from the Royal Canadian Mint, Canada’s first glow-in-the-dark coin in circulation. Jul-12-2017
Maritime festival returning to Richmond Aug. 12 and 13 Taiko drummers perform at the Richmond Maritime Festival. Jul-12-2017
Big lottery winner in Richmond Heling Huang accepts cheque for $9.5 million Jul-12-2017
Co-operation foremost as gangway gives way The gangway at popular fish and chips barge buckled on July 9. Investigating agency, WorkSafe BC, reports no serious injuries. Cooperation amongst agencies and bystanders shows Canadian spirit at its finest. Jul-11-2017
The signs they are a changin’ A local Chinese-speaking class of English learners was unanimous in saying they want bilingual signs because they bring in more business and their kids can read them. City of Richmond to support addition of English to Chinese-only signs with education. Jul-11-2017
Community Foundation awards $25,000 in scholarships Richmond Community Foundation awarded 35 scholarships to high school students this year. Jul-11-2017
Fitness fun in glorious setting Join Sunset Fitness Series at the Oval Sunday evenings this summer. Jul-07-2017
Richmond recognized by World Leisure Organization Participants enjoy the City of Richmond’s Move For Health Week activities. Jul-05-2017
New art graces city hall Sixty metres of artist John Chen’s Canada 150 (metre) scroll on public display at Richmond City Hall until July 31. Jul-05-2017
Hard work pays off Grade 11 student Rachael Encarnacion working on one of the “Cray-Cycled” packages. Jul-04-2017
From voices to votes: B.C. Student Vote at MacNeill A student exercising her right to vote. Jul-04-2017
Empowered Ravens strive for excellence Students showing powerful behaviour in a collaborative manner. Jul-04-2017
How do you make school a home? Advisory is the answer Faith De Leon works on her portfolio with her Advisory teacher, Catriona Misfeldt. Jul-04-2017
McDonald’s re-opens franchise’s first Canadian eatery on its 50th birthday At centre, Joe Guzzo, owner of the McDonald’s on No. 3 Road, and (at left) Shelly Hansen, regional vice-president of McDonald’s Canada, present a commemorative plaque to City of Richmond councillors Derek Dang (second from left) Bill McNulty and Chak Au. Jul-04-2017
Richmond runner Whiting crosses final finish line Rick Whiting loved to share his passion for running as much as he enjoyed participating himself. Jul-04-2017
Spunky Steves carries forward family’s pioneering traits Harold Steves’ footprints are extensive throughout the Richmond community. Jun-30-2017
150 international snaps in harmony with Canada 150 Harmony Canada 150 poster for show at Lipont place opening June 30 running until July 5 Jun-30-2017
There’s fun in Richmond all summer long A visitor to the Richmond Olympic Experience tests his skills on the ski jump simulator. Jun-29-2017
Annual day of giving at Garry Point July 8 Run, walk, or bike in support of Richmond charities. Janice Lambert (left), executive director of Richmond Family Place, and Parm Grewal, executive director of Richmond Multicultural Community Services. Jun-29-2017
A chance to laugh, sing, and dance Susan Skemp and her eclectic group of singers will be performing at Richmond Night Market as part of Canada 150. L-R: Michael Arzadon, Linda Leong Sum, Antoinette Libelt, Dane Szohner, Susan Skemp, Cate Richardson and Nicholas Lee. Jun-27-2017
Anglers soak up the sun at Bullhead Derby Aiden Small, 4, proudly shows off his catch of the day. Jun-27-2017
Music shines at the Cannery Museum Sunny Friday night venue for music at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Rainy Fridays, the concert is indoors. Jun-23-2017
$25M powers tower of hope Tony and Nancy Yurkovich pose with family at the dedication of the Yurkovich Family Pavilion at Richmond Hospital. Jun-22-2017
Hazmat incident at Canada Post sorting facility on Sea Island This Canada Post facility on Ferguson Road on Sea Island was evacuated following a hazardous materials incident Tuesday afternoon. Jun-21-2017
Man assaulted in Steveston Tuesday morning A man was assaulted in Steveston Tuesday morning. Jun-20-2017
Aboriginal Day celebrations at City Centre Community Centre on Saturday Aboriginal Day main facilitator, Terry Point, Musqueam Nation Cultural educator. Jun-16-2017
Hop-on Hop-off tour will boost service on holidays For tourists and residents alike, the Hop On Hop Off buses allow for a whole day’s shopping, touring and eating at discounted prices. With your ticket you get same-day free admission to the Olympic Experience at the Oval. Jun-16-2017
Students dozing off in school’s Nap Club The National Sleep Foundation recommends adolescents sleep eight to 10 hours per night Jun-15-2017
Day Camp for budding ocean scientists at Britannia Shipyard Dr. Elaine Leung, marine biologist, will be teaching this summer’s Ocean Adventurer camp at Britannia Shipyards. Jun-15-2017
Sockeyes a family for all seasons The original 1972 Richmond Sockeyes included current owner, then captain, Doug Paterson. Jun-14-2017
City seeks input on Minoru Park future The lakes at Minoru, part of an extensive city-centre park. Jun-14-2017
Student talent shines bright at RichCity Idol Burnett’s Marella Namaco won RichCity Idol 2017. Jun-14-2017
South Arm to host massive block party The Tragically Hip Tribute Band will be among the performers at South Arm’s Canada 150 celebration June 24. Jun-13-2017
Habitat’s home gives hope to Rai family The Rai family will be one of the occupants of homes built by Habitat for Humanity. Back (L-R) Jeff and Sharon Rai, front (L-R) Ruth, Caleb and James Rai. Jun-13-2017
Strawberry season 2017: short but sweet Bill Zylmans of W&A Farms on Westminster Highway near No. 8 Road. Jun-12-2017
Habitat for humanity official kick off Anita Cheong, Magnum Projects, Ltd., making foundation ladders. Jun-08-2017
High hopes for hop-on shuttle Gary and Janice Kroeger from Peregian Springs, Australia hop off the shuttle to tour Richmond Olympic Oval. Jun-08-2017
Canada 150 celebrations at City Hall Saturday FUNntastic Canada 150 poster Jun-07-2017
Sharing Farm hosts Day of Caring Employees from the Richmond Olympic Oval take a break from volunteering to spell out the name of their workplace. Jun-06-2017
Library to host free summer kids programs Popular children's books Jun-06-2017
One-stop shopping for health care needs Richmond’s first Community Health Centre will be located at 7671 Alderbridge Way. The site will soon be home to Richmond’s Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Teams and the Anne Vogel Clinic (as at June 6), and the recently obtained 27,000 square feet of additional space will allow Richmond to build on these MH&SU programs to create a comprehensive Community Health Centre. Jun-05-2017
Endless opportunities Students see first-hand how wastewater is treated. Jun-02-2017
Learning with no limits Students being taught an English lesson, implementing technology. Jun-02-2017
Passion exceeds academic pressures Samantha Chan with her prized possession. Jun-02-2017
An inspiration for today’s JENeration Jennifer Zhang of JENerationDIY Jun-02-2017
Habitat for Humanity starts construction Stephani Baker, director of Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver. Jun-01-2017
Our Home and Native Bloom will feature spectacular colours Our Home & Native Bloom poster May-31-2017
Student talent shines bright at RichCity Idol All 9 finalists for RIchCity Idol 2017 May-31-2017
MacNeill students tape “My Canada” MacNeill student Bara’ah Honaish. May-31-2017
Video of sea lion grabbing girl could pay off tuition A YouTube video of a sea lion pulling a little girl into the water from the public sales float at Steveston Landing, has garnered 27 million views. May-31-2017
Interurban rolls on in history Steveston Interurban Tram Restoration Open House May-31-2017
Seniors week chock full of activities Richmond seniors are looking forward to B.C. Seniors Week starting Monday. May-30-2017
Male youth arrested at McMath after 'Columbine shooting' threat McMath Secondary School in Steveston. May-30-2017
Richmond honours pioneers at Canada 150 event Mayor Malcolm Brodie addressed a crowd of more than 700 at the city of Richmond’s Pioneer Luncheon Saturday as part of year-long Canada 150 celebrations. May-30-2017
Good Samaritan robbed, injured Intersection of Blundell and No. 5 roads May-26-2017
Affordable fun in Richmond During Move for Health Week if you have a Total Fitness Pass bring a friend for free to any community centre fitness centre. May-25-2017
After absentee votes are counted, Johal takes Richmond-Queensborough by 129 votes Jas Johal with family waiting results on election night. May-25-2017
Wind wreaks havoc in Richmond The tents at Richmond Night Market took a real beating. May-24-2017
Sea lion snatches girl from Steveston dock A young girl was grabbed by a sea lion and pulled into the water in Steveston on Saturday. May-23-2017
Lansdowne Road extension opened New Lansdowne Road extension opened early Friday afternoon. May-19-2017
Raising funds, raising awareness The ARThritis Soiree fundraiser on Thursday raised nearly $400,000. May-19-2017
Time to grab a free ticket for Seniors Week at Gateway Theatre Rick Scott will be performing during Seniors Week. May-19-2017
Water restrictions now in place Water restrictions now in effect May-17-2017
Richmond Night Market founded on fun Raymond Cheung, founder of The Richmond Night Market, has themed the 17th annual market on Canada's 150th birthday. May-17-2017
Thanks for keeping us safe Police Week May-16-2017
Golf tourney helps families facing organ transplants Najib Elmi, with his twin nine-year-old brothers, and his father. May-16-2017
Mother’s Day plant sale is London farm fundraiser Volunteers will be serving up traditional tea during the London Heritage Farm’s annual Mother’s Day plant sale fundraiser Sunday. May-15-2017
National volleyball team sets up shop at oval Canadian women’s volleyball team captain Lucy Charuk (right) presents Richmond mayor Malcolm Brodie with club t-shirts Thursday after he officially welcomed the club to its new training centre at the Richmond Olympic Oval. May-12-2017
Johal and Singh in tight race for Richmond-Queensborough Jas Johal with his wife and son. May-10-2017
Yap re-elected in Richmond-Steveston John Yap greets supporters and volunteers at his campaign headquarters in Steveston Tuesday night. May-10-2017
Teresa Wat was re-elected in Richmond North Centre Teresa Wat was re-elected in Richmond North Centre May-10-2017
Reid poised to make history as longest-serving MLA Incumbent MLA Linda Reid kisses her husband Sheldon on an upbeat night for Richmond's three incumbent MLAs. May-10-2017
Incumbent MLAs return in Richmond, but Richmond-Queensborough race a photo finish NDP candidate Lyren Chiu was relaxed and upbeat, despite falling short against Teresa Wat in Richmond North Centre May-10-2017
Richmond Night Market now open on weekends This year's Richmond Night Market will be themed around Canada 150, and founder Raymond Cheung couldn't be more proud. May-09-2017
To bridge or not to bridge Protestors at announcement of bridge to replace George Massey Tunnell. May-09-2017
The finest of ARTS and Science Shauneen Kellner, executive director of Arthritis Research Canada. May-09-2017
Not your grannie’s rheumatism Patient Julia Chayko and Arthritis Research Canada’s Dr. John Esdaile. May-09-2017
Grauer is more than just a school name Grauer student Samantha Teo, 10, and Principal Alex Ferguson at R. M. Grauer School on Blundell Road, which opened in 1949. May-06-2017
Hospital tower gets unanimous support from riding candidates A close-up model of the proposed acute care tower (at top right). The existing north tower is shown as demolished in this rendering. May-04-2017
No expiry date on need Items that have passed their best-before date shouldn’t be tossed, according to the Richmond Food Bank. May-03-2017
Taking a RISK to kill cancer Dr. Sandra Dunn, founder and CEO of Richmond biotech firm, Phoenix Molecular Design. May-03-2017
Haven belongs to all Richmondites Rodrigo Santos and his son, Mateus (right), are cleaning up the box garden for planting. May-03-2017
Something this way smells Harvest Power, organic compost to power plant. May-03-2017
Arthritis treatment moving in a new direction Dr. Antonio Avina, rheumatologist, giving patient a preliminary mobility exam. May-03-2017

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