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Library Day Aug. 22 at the Fair

by Don Fennell
Aug. 22 is Public Library Day at the Fair at the PNE. Cardholders get in for $6.

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George Best: When soccer royalty visited Richmond George Best 1976 from Wikipedia. Aug-20-2018
Local needs help as he fights for his life Martin Lintag was diagnosed with two forms of blood cancer eight weeks ago. Aug-17-2018
Book provides glimpse into lives of fishing pioneers Changing Tides is available for sale at amazon.ca Aug-17-2018
A Steveston fixture bids farewell Chris Carr says closing the Steveston General Store is bittersweet. Aug-17-2018
Focus keeps Ng at the top of her game Teagan helped Team BC and Denver win national lacrosse championships. Aug-17-2018
Nancy Small continues Tourism Richmond's big plans Nancy Small, the new chief executive officer of Tourism Richmond. Aug-17-2018
Inspiring the young at heart Richmond's Gwen McFarlan (centre) consistently proves that age is only a number. The world-renowned runner will be taking part on the Forever Young 8k Sept. 9 at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Aug-17-2018
Artists in Action this weekend at YVR Artists in Action is this weekend at McArthur Glen Vancouver's shopping outlet on Sea Island. Aug-16-2018
As Rolston departs, Richmond Music School is still in good hands Richmond Music School's Patricia Rolston retires. Aug-16-2018
Hugh Boyd and Rotary combine to work in Refilwe Alicia Zhang painting the mural of her own design on the container. Aug-16-2018
Ode to the stinking rose Garlic, honey and fresh vegetables all from the Richmond Sharing Farm to be available for Garlic Fest 2018. Aug-16-2018
Capsized tug now out of the water at the mouth of Fraser River Workers watch as a capsized tugboat is lifted from the Fraser river between Vancouver and Richmond, on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Aug-16-2018
Steveston class of '68 reuniting after 50 years Steveston High's grad class of 1968 reunion committee, from left: Janet McMaster, Carol Baisley and Dennis Hamade. The old gang is getting back together on Sept. 22. Aug-16-2018
Chill Out at YVR Aug. 18 YVR Chill Out 2017 at Larry Berg Flight Path Park. Aug-15-2018
Thrift store to keep petcare costs low Thrift Store manager Karen Kamachi invites everyone to the Aug. 18 sale. Aug-15-2018
Immerse yourself in Summer Reading @ Your Library Engaging in reading is a great way to learn, and it's fun too. Aug-15-2018
Minor baseball: Progress comes in many forms Richmond City Chuckers played Nanaimo at the BC Baseball 13U A West Provincial Championships Saturday at Palmer/Garden City Park. Aug-15-2018
Richmond student learns firefighting from the ground up Richmond Fire-Rescue fire chief Tim Wilkinson and Fire & Life safety educator William Heng hand over firefighting equipment to Richmond resident Kayla Blossom for Camp Ignite 2018. Aug-14-2018
All Aboard! pass to transportation history Learn about Richmond's transportation at a free family-friendly event Saturday at the Steveston Interurban Tram. Aug-14-2018
Tug carrying up to 22,000 litres of fuel capsizes in Fraser River off Vancouver Spill response workers adjust a boom after a tugboat capsized and sank on the Fraser River between Vancouver and Richmond, B.C., on Tuesday August 14, 2018. Aug-14-2018
Murray displays Drive at hoops camp Rising NBA star Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets headlined the inaugural Drive Basketball Jamal Murray NBA Players Camp Aug. 7 to 10 at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Aug-09-2018
Farm Fest Saturday on Garden City Lands Those attending Farm Fest on Aug. 11 can meet local farmers, learn about farm equipment and purchase local produce, flowers and artisan goods. Aug-08-2018
Karate king continues to reign supreme Richmond's Toshi Uchiage has been awarded a $5,000 Team Investor Group Amateur Athletes Fund Bursary. Aug-08-2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spends B.C. Day at picnic in Penticton, B.C. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the Richmond Night Market, where he met with founder Raymond Cheung on Saturday. Aug-07-2018
Richmond Music School gets gaming grant Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap presented a $45,000 Community Gaming Grant to Aug-03-2018
Harbour authority's Steveston vision is evolving Steveston Harbour Authority general manager Jaime Da Costa. Aug-02-2018
TRIUMF after loss Senamile Mesango working at TRIUMF, Canada's particle accelerator centre. Aug-02-2018
Steveston Athletics ace Senior B softball championships Pitcher Brianna Farrall stood tall for the victorious Steveston Athletics at the Softball BC Senior B Women’s Championships last weekend at Steveston-London Park. Aug-01-2018
The Murder, Mayhem and Morality in Old Steveston tour Steveston Historical Society Director Rachel Meloche will guide visitors on a walking tour full of colourful history. Jul-31-2018
The journey to a silver medal in Richmond BC team captain Mike Gojevic bowls his way at Richmond’s Lucky 9 Lanes to a silver medal at the Canadian Transplant Games. Jul-31-2018
Richmond family gets help, has ICBC ruling overturned Despite this photo, which appears to show the driver of the white car cut a corner, the Chan family was ruled to be equally at fault for crash. Jul-30-2018
Richmond university home to new research farm BC Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham, surveys KPU experimental farm on the Richmond Garden City Lands. Jul-30-2018
Gateway Theatre Academy Blasts Off Cast of Blast Off! A Musical About Going to the Future and Back displays the innovative costumes as Pluto pleads his case to be a planet again. Jul-27-2018
Safari for Richmond lotto winners Wayne Martin and Sandee Towers plan to celebrate winning the June 27 Lotto 6/49 jackpot with a family African safari. Jul-27-2018
Helicopters with buckets called to battle Richmond forest fire Heavy smoke billows from a forest fire on the Department of National Defence lands along Westminster Highway. Jul-27-2018
Richmond hosting Blue Jays Alumni are giving back to the game at the Blue Jays Baseball Academy’s Honda Super Camp this week in Richmond. Jul-26-2018
Richmond offers wide menu of Pride Week opportunities Rainbow stair painting at the Richmond Cultural Centre is just one festival activity planned for Pride Week by the City of Richmond. Jul-26-2018
Strikers mine bronze Richmond Strikers finished third in the under-14 girls’ division at the just-completed Provincial A Cup held in Richmond. Jul-26-2018
Chan steps up for Canada Richmond's Dakota Chan (receiving the MVP award from Nations Cup president Jeff Wilson) stood tall for Canada, scoring a goal and setting up another in a 3-1 win over Ireland Sunday in the Women's Division final at the Nations Cup soccer tournament. Jul-24-2018
Africa stands tall at Nations Cup The long wait is over as Africa reached the pinnacle at the Nations Cup on Sunday, defeating Canada 5-1 in the Men’s Open Division final at the 39th annual soccer tournament at Hugh Boyd Park. It was Africa’s first championship in the division since 1995. Jul-23-2018
That reaction to seafood may not be an allergy Fish, like all food kept cold and eaten promptly, is safe to eat. Jul-20-2018
Blue Jays presenting baseball camp July 26 and 27 Toronto Blue Jays alumni will lead a Honda Super Baseball Camp July 26 and 27 at Latrace Field. Jul-20-2018
Dolphin Classic: The Next Generation South Burnaby needed overtime to edge Steveston in the final of the Dolphin Junior Basketball Classic. Jul-19-2018
Library adopts Storywalk theme As part of its efforts to promote reading, the Richmond Public Library has introduced Storywalk to the community. Jul-19-2018
Young and Restless stars gather for a good cause The characters, and actors who play them, in The Young and the Restless, right to left Ester (Kate Linder), Raul (David Lago), Michael (Christian LeBlanc), Ravi (Abhi Sinha), Jill (Jess Walton), Dina (Marla Adams), Paul (Doug Davidson). Jul-19-2018
Baskets and garlic abound at the Richmond Sharing Farm Sharing Farm summer intern, Megan Stewart, offers the first Harvest Basket of 2018. Jul-19-2018
Summer nights swing at the Cannery There is little better on a summer Friday evening than sitting outdoors listening to lilting music of a group like the Irish Wakers, as the sun dips over the cannery museum. Jul-18-2018
Nations Cup revisits World Cup mania Italy outscored India in the 2017 Nations Cup Open Division men's final. Jul-18-2018
3-on-3 hoopsters ready for BC Games Six of the 10 Richmond players on the under-13 boys’ Vancouver-Coastal 3-on-3 basketball team prepared for the BC Games July 19 to 22 in the Cowichan Valley. From left: Gavin Cameron, David Dillague, Wesley Ainu’u, Ben Worthington-White, Kaden Nelson and Zack Kennedy. Jul-17-2018
Patient X-Falcons add to record haul The X-Falcons systematically earned a tournament-record seventh Dolphin Basketball Classic title Sunday. Jul-17-2018
Community In Motion raises $25,000 The second annual Community In Motion, hosted by Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives on July 7 in Steveston, raised $25,000 for participating community organizations. Jul-17-2018
Rogers wins world championship Camryn Rogers earned gold for Canada with a winning first throw during Saturday’s final round of the women’s hammer throw event at the IAAF Under-20 World Championships in Tampere, Finland. Jul-16-2018
Two McRoberts grads die in Shannon Falls tragedy Ryker Gamble, left, and Alexey Lyakh, right—both Hugh McRoberts grads—along with West Vancouver’s Megan Scraper, centre, died in an accident at Shannon Falls on July 3. Jul-12-2018
Rogers reaches world final; Dunfee Canadian champ Camryn Rogers is off to Saturday’s final round of the women’s hammer throw at the IAAF Under-20 World Championships in Tampere, Finland. Jul-12-2018
Dolphin streetball is back on Friday The Richmond Sentinel is the proud media partner of the 33rd annual Dolphin Basketball Classic Friday through Sunday at South Arm Community Centre. Jul-09-2018
Festive times coming to Steveston waterfront with maritime celebration The Richmond Maritime Festival at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard National Historic Site, where even waiting in line is fun. Jul-09-2018
Summer nights swing at the Cannery There is little better on a summer Friday evening than sitting outdoors listening to lilting music of a group like the Irish Wakers, as the sun dips over the cannery museum. Jul-06-2018
Panda invasion at Aberdeen Centre Giant paper pandas cheerfully lurk at the edge of Panda Land at Aberdeen Centre. Jul-06-2018
Radio volunteers help Richmond stay prepared Volunteers from Richmond's Emergency Communications Team (from left: Eddie Odette, Mark Da Silva, Kishore Nair, Anson Chan, Qiu Li, Dave Koyanagi, Randy Hing and Eric Scott, took part in the annual American Radio Relay League Field recently at South Arm Community Centre. Jul-05-2018
Richmond Sharing Farm shares the bounty Sharing Farm summer intern, Megan Stewart, offers the first Harvest Basket of 2018. Jul-05-2018
Summer hours at Steveston Library Even though their hours change, story time fun continues throughout the summer at the Steveston branch of the Richmond Public Library. Jul-03-2018
Celebrate Canada Day in Steveston You're invited to celebrate our Canada's 151st birthday this Sunday, July 1 in Steveston. The fun begins bright and early, with the always-popular and colourful Steveston Salmon Festival parade at 10 a.m. Jun-29-2018
Jets, Ravens team up in support of kids Alex Levin and his son Sam, 12, shared the shearing experience Saturday in support of BC Children’s Hospital. The pair were part of the annual Head Shaving and Hair Donation event. Through his own efforts, Sam raised $780. Jun-29-2018
Dementia and wandering in Richmond As the Richmond community continues to age, the frequency of wandering by those suffering from dementia figures to only increase. Jun-29-2018
New sexual orientation policy approved by board Parents’ concern showed in the numbers filling the gym at Burnett Senior Secondary for the trustees’ meeting on the SOGI policy. Jun-28-2018
Coalition names council and school board slates Richmond Community Coalition announced council and school board candidates. Jun-28-2018
Parcel theft suspect nabbed A video of a man in a red car who stole a parcel delivered over Christmas to a Richmond home. Jun-27-2018
Pastoral fun promised for garlic fest volunteers Left to right: Jacinta Chan, Jennifer Clien and Janet Russell: volunteers at Garlic Fest 2017 invite you to join them this year. Jun-27-2018
Canada Basketball taking the game to new heights Richmond brothers Philip and Tommy Scrubbs are making their mark with Canada Basketball. Jun-27-2018
Brodie seeks re-election as mayor Malcolm Brodie announced Tuesday he is seeking re-election as mayor of Richmond. Jun-27-2018
Coevorden Castle to serve as childcare centre Jeff Winton from Townline Homes, in front of Coevorden Castle, the restored Dutch castle that will serve as child daycare space for area families. Jun-26-2018
Tears and laughter at UBC Opera Richmond resident, Tessa Waddell, joins the cast of UBC School of Music operas. Jun-22-2018
High Tea and Kindness The Fairmont Vancouver Airport’s July 20 tea offers young princesses and princes an elegant opportunity to dine and mingle with fairy princesses in aid of Canuck Place and YVR Kids charities. Jun-21-2018
Richmond resident sings and sews for UBC opera Soprano Tessa Waddell embraces her chosen life as a UBC Music School student, costumer, and Richmond resident. Jun-20-2018
Official opening of fire hall delayed Brighouse Fire Hall No. 1 official opening has been postponed. Jun-20-2018
Angels hosting seniors talent show Angels There For You will be hosting a seniors talent show in Steveston on Canada Day. Jun-19-2018
Help shape your library Richmond Public Library is anxious to hear from you as it continues to plan its future. Jun-18-2018
RITE Richmond announces council slate From left, Michael Wolfe, Coun. Carol Day, Niti Sharma and Henry Yao are the four RITE Richmond candidates running for council. Jun-15-2018
Blundell grads reunite 50 years later Blundell elementary's class of 1968 reunited recently. Jun-15-2018
Ground-breaking changes at YVR An excavator removes a square of asphalt in readiness for YVR’s ground-breaking announcement of major improvements. Jun-15-2018
Cooperation leads to big win Storeys building located at 8111 Granville Avenue Jun-14-2018
Richmond FC hands out soccer awards Richmond Gunners were recognized at the Richmond FC award ceremony, held recently at city hall, for their league and district titles in the 2017-18 soccer season. Jun-14-2018
Enriching lives through the arts Dixon and Britannia Elementary students proudly display their creations at Reach to Teach. Jun-13-2018
Resistance Begins at the Richmond Art Gallery 'Home Made Home: Lululiving' in progress, which currently sits completed on the grassy area outside the Cultural Centre. Jun-13-2018
National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration at the Cannery Museum Indigenous People's Day at Cannery Museum in Steveston, Sat. June 23 1 to 4 p.m. Jun-13-2018
Batman, school colleagues battling hunger The Caped Crusader drove the Batmobile to Samuel Brighouse Elementary School last Thursday as part of the school district works yard Breakfast Scrambble fundraiser. Jun-12-2018
Strawberry fields, forever? W&A Farms owner Bill Zylmans is bullish on Richmond strawberries, but worries about the longterm survival of the crop locally. He implores people to shop locally. Jun-12-2018
Have your say in wellness strategy A Richmond family taking part in social connectedness and healthy eating. Jun-05-2018
Playscape new twist on old playground An upgrade on the classic playground, the new playscape at Richmond’s Thompson Community Centre is already proving to be popular with users. Jun-05-2018
Disability Expo enables entrepreneurs RCD's Dave Thomson says the 2018 Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship Expo to be held Tuesday, June 19 at the Richmond Cultural Centre. Jun-05-2018
Jets ready for hair-raising experience Subscribing to the belief that bald is beautiful, Richmond showed its support for the BC Children’s Hospital at last year’s head shaving and hair donation event at Steveston Barbers. The seventh annual will be held June 23. Jun-04-2018
Steveston Salmon Festival begins with Bullhead Derby The Bullhead Derby for kids 12 and under and seniors 65 plus on June 24 is a prelude to Canada Day Steveston Salmon Festival celebrations. Jun-04-2018
Anne Vogel Clinic offers prescriptions for safe drugs Karen Barclay, manager of the community mental health and substance use program for Vancouver Coastal Health in Richmond, with some of the Anne Vogel Clinic team. Jun-01-2018
Awards laud dedication to heritage Friends of the Richmond Archives volunteer John Campbell (centre) received a 2018 Richmond Heritage Award from commission reps Sonia Nijjar and Raymond Holme. Jun-01-2018
Show the way and lead by example Trinity Western University Richmond campus hosted Leadercast Live 2018. Jun-01-2018
Royal Canadian Circus affords top-level entertainment Ringmaster Joseph Dominik Bauer had the audience entrenched with his performance on the Wheel of Destiny. Jun-01-2018
15th anniversary RichCity Idol show a winner RichCity Idol winner Ysabelle Santa Ana from Richmond Secondary School. May-31-2018
Richmond High's Santa Ana crowned RichCity Idol winner Richmond High's Ysabelle Santa Ana. May-31-2018
Man arrested after woman held captive, assaulted Richmond Mounties cordonned off Jesmond Avenue after a woman was assaulted Wednesday morning. May-30-2018
Arthritic knees do better with a jog, new research shows Arthritis Research Canada funds J.F. Esculier's research at UBC that indicates it can be healthier to keep running even if you have arthritis in your knees. May-30-2018
Yesterday once more on Steveston stroll Student actors from McRoberts secondary portray eight characters from 1917 Steveston. May-29-2018
Shooting victim was targeted: RCMP Sunday shooting in South Arm leaves man in 30s with gunshot wound. May-28-2018
Music big draw for ticket winners Victoria Warfied, Vlad Zachata, Lorraine Graves, and Michael Weaver at the Arthritis Research Canada Soirée at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver's The Roof. May-25-2018
Big Sugar to play at Canada Day fest in Steveston Juno Award-winning band Big Sugar is set to play Richmond Canada Day in Steveston on July 1. May-24-2018
YVR helps travellers avoid barriers Consultant Stan Leyenhorst of Universal Access Design Inc., a sub-contractor for the Rick Hansen Foundation, demonstrates YVR’s new CHECKITXPRESS baggage check designed with accessibility in mind and built by Glidepath of New Zealand. May-23-2018
Bus predator back in the news, targets girl Leonardo B French May-23-2018
Council approves temporary modular housing Students from various high schools had a sleepover at Richmond City Hall in support of modular housing for the homeless. May-23-2018
Art to celebrate activity at Minoru An artist rendering of the sculpture "Together" by David Jacob Harder will be installed outside the entrance to the new Minoru Centre for Active Living. May-23-2018
Sometimes constituency work requires a hard hat and hammer Richmond's MLAs rolled up their sleeves to help out at the Habitat for Humanity home construction site on Ash Street. May-18-2018
At YVR, accessibility and efficiency remain key Offering pet relief areas for individuals travelling with assistance animals, YVR welcomes them, like Orville, currently being raised with a host family/host families. YVR currently sponsors three puppies in training, Orville, Wilbur and Amelia. May-18-2018
Richmond ready for rising rivers Despite a low risk of flooding, Richmond closely monitors water levels. May-18-2018
Sunrise Rotary raises $130,000 at 30th annual gala Rotary Club of Richmond Sunrise 30th Annual Gala and Charity Auction at Riverside Grand Ballroom. May-18-2018
Popular summer pass is back The $19 summer pass is good through Sept. 3. May-18-2018
Cambie hosting public meeting on rabbits A community meeting will be held May 23 to discuss the abandoned pet population in Richmond. May-17-2018
Maritime festival spotlights nautical history The Boom Booms will play at the Richmond Maritime Festival July 28. May-17-2018
Steveston comes to life in Vignettes Vignettes actors from Hugh McRoberts Secondary stroll the boardwalk to bring history to life in Steveston. May-17-2018
Explore and Connect during Seniors Week Try out one of the 14 free or low-cost activities during Richmond's Seniors Week June 4 to 9. May-17-2018
Doors Open coming soon Visitors explore Lingyen Mountain Temple during 2017 Doors Open Richmond. This year's 11th annual Doors Open is June 2 and 3. May-16-2018
Richmond youth go homeless for one night Students from various high schools had a sleepover Friday night at Richmond City Hall in support of modular housing for the homeless. May-15-2018
Council votes for status quo in farm home debate The future of Richmond farmland has been the topic of much discussion. May-15-2018
Entertaining things to do for families, children Claire, 8, at Terra Nova Adventure Park. May-15-2018
Saving young lives and limbs with humour Listen to Your Gut says Hugh Boys students' winning video in WorkSafeBC contest. May-11-2018
Richmond enters contest to win $10 million Statue outside new integrated Bridgeport Ambulance and Fire Hall. May-11-2018
Richmond First announces candidate slate Richmond First introduced its candidates for city council recently. May-10-2018
Richmond nets rec honours The City Centre Community Centre was awarded the Facility Excellence Award for projects over $1 million at the recent BC Recreation and Parks Association Symposium in Vancouver. May-10-2018
Walk for Alzheimer's raises $850,000 Upwards of 70,000 British Columbians took part in the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's last weekend. May-10-2018
Pair of tickets up for grabs for ARC Soiree Two tickets, worth a total of $700, are up for grabs for next week. May-09-2018
YVR celebrates American Airlines' new Chicago service American Airlines has begun non-stop, daily service between Vancouver International Airport and Chicago's O'Hare International. May-08-2018
Sniffer bees help hives survive Leonard Foster works at UBC to breed sniffer bees with the help of Genome BC. May-08-2018
Colts Class of ’78 reuniting Richmond High's graduating class of 1978 is invited to the class's 40th reunion. May-07-2018
Check out what keeps Richmond working Enjoy free family fun at Richmond’s Engineering and Public Works Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. May-07-2018
Get moving for Health Week Being active can have a positive impact on your physical and mental health. Step up and try a variety of free or low cost yoga classes and other physical activities during Move For Health Week May 12 to 18. May-07-2018
Richmond actor triumphs over depression Richmond actress Emily Haine has appeared in Supergirl and the hit show Fargo. May-04-2018
Richmond Community Coalition announces council candidates Incumbents Chak Au and Ken Johnston are joined on the Richmond Community Coalition council slate by Melissa Zhang and Parm Bains. May-04-2018
Tune in to adult education A ukulele course is one of the typical adult education programs accessible in Richmond. May-03-2018
Compromise sought in updated smoking regulations Richmond has updated its smoking regulations to include cannabis and all vapour products. May-03-2018
TD Children's Book Week coming to Richmond Renowned Canadian children's author Tom Ryan will conduct a live reading at the Brighouse Branch of the Richmond Public Library at 1 p.m. Monday. May-03-2018
Steveston market turns 10 this weekend The Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market opens for the season this Sunday, May 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May-02-2018
Lufthansa's new A350 makes first flight to Canada YVR welcomed the inaugural arrival of Lufthansa’s next-generation aircraft May 1. It will operate daily between YVR and Munich (MUC) for the airline's summer schedule. May-02-2018
Public feedback shaping library's future Artist Tiaré Jung illustrates public input at the Richmond Public Library's April 25 open house. May-01-2018
Safer with than without Dr. Mary De Vera with daughter Valery in ARC exam room as Jessica Oates holds her four-month-old twins. May-01-2018
UPDATE: Shooting leaves two dead Two dead following overnight shooting. Apr-30-2018
Rabbit plague hits Richmond hard Dr. Michael Schaufele hopes that these two foundling babies will survive and thrive. Meanwhile, they live in quarantine at Richmond Animal Hospital. Apr-27-2018
Former Richmond student among honourees John Webster won the Gertie Guerin Visionary Award at the recent Native Education Honouring Feast and Fundraising Gala. Apr-27-2018
Richmond Mounties searching for Dr. Poltergeist Suspect sought in unusual police case. Apr-27-2018
Richmond pioneer Lamond honoured Jim Lamond was honoured Wednesday in Victoria. Apr-26-2018
Print-a-gift at the Richmond Public Library Student, Kelly, stands by a 3D printer with her creation and a few of the options available. Apr-26-2018
Cannery Museum nets multicultural fun at May 5 celebration Performers from last year’s multicultural celebration, The Pull of the Net, expected to return this year. Apr-26-2018
Policy aims to keep all students safe in Richmond schools Lester Leung, left, vice-principal of JN Burnett Secondary and Herjit Dhanoa, vice-principal of RC Palmer Secondary look over some of the information at the recent public SOGI information session at Palmer April 24. Apr-25-2018
Water restrictions begin May 1 Richmond’s annual lawn watering restrictions begin May 1, and are in effect through Oct. 15. Apr-25-2018
New policing office to open next year Richmond RCMP will occupy a new City Centre Community Policing Office expected to open in 2019. Apr-24-2018
Capitalizing on your ideas and drive Last year's Young Entrepreneurs and some of their mentors line up for a group shot at the Richmond Public Library. Apr-20-2018
Cosom hockey donation thank-you to Burnett Richmond Cosom Floor Hockey donated $1,000 and two sets of goalie gear to J.N. Burnett Secondary School. On hand to accept the April 15 donation were (from left) Burnett physical education head Trevor Hansen, Richmond Cosom Floor Hockey president Kevin Coles, Burnett principal Wennie Walker and Richmond Cosom Floor Hockey vice-president Mike Wolfe. Apr-19-2018
Steveston Interurban tram dream alive again Steveston Interurban Tram Apr-19-2018
Elderly pedestrian struck on No. 3 Road An elderly woman was struck Tuesday afternoon at No. 3 Road and Blundell. Apr-19-2018
Oval volunteers champions for Richmond Howard Smythe, John Hopkins and John Young have each volunteered over 1,000 hours at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Apr-19-2018
Richmond set to bid on 2020 BC Seniors Games Coun. Bill McNulty (pictured) and Richmond Sports Council chair Jim Lamond are hoping to bring the 2020 BC Senior Games to Richmond. The city last hosted the Games in 2009. Apr-18-2018
Beauty comes in many shapes and sizes at local fashion show In the wide-ranging Canada International Fashion Festival, the wedding section showed styles for all in the bridal party including the littlest groomsman. Apr-18-2018
Prolific offender caught by Richmond RCMP RCMP catch prolific offender. Apr-17-2018
MacNeill VP set to climb for BC Children's Hospital Students at Richmond's MacNeill Secondary School are gathering in support of their vice-principal Sarah Garr. This summer, Garr will be making her first climb with Summits of Hope in Peru, in support of BC Children's Hospital. Apr-17-2018
Gateway's own Jovanni Sy shines Tommy Lam, played by John Ng, in Jovanni Sy's Nine Dragons at Richmond's Gateway Theatre. Apr-16-2018
Sockeyes are Cyclone Taylor Cup champions Richmond Sockeyes celebrate winning the Cyclone Taylor Cup. symbolic of B.C. Junior B hockey supremacy, Sunday following a 5-1 win over Delta Ice Hawks. Apr-16-2018
Town hall for new Steveston Community Centre April 21 Steveston Community Centre is slated for replacement in the next few years. Apr-13-2018
Pair share love of game Barry Riva planted a love for baseball that he and his daughter Chelsea continue to cultivate on Richmond's softball diamonds. Apr-12-2018
Dressing the petite with panache at KPU Modelling their own student designs, Hannah Pascual, right, and Chelsea Manansala work at the cutting table at the Wilson School of Design at KPU. Apr-11-2018
Powerful day at National Inquiry into Missing Women Trudy Smith, right, receives a hug following her testimony about her murdered sister Pauline Johnson during the National Inquiry of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Richmond, April 6, 2018. Apr-10-2018
Long-serving MLA Nielsen leaves lasting legacy Jim Nielsen passed away unexpectedly on April 4, 2018. Apr-06-2018
Richmond musicians reach out to bridge the cultural divide Richmond's Nicole Ge Li and Geling Jiang will feature in the Sound of Dragon Music Festival, offering a fusion of ancient Chinese instruments and contemporary western music. Apr-04-2018
Students leading students 90 Richmond teens gathered for the LEGOman student leadership conference. Apr-04-2018
Richmond celebrates Once Upon A Time Day Mayor Malcolm Brodie declared March 29 Once Upon A Time Day, presenting proclamation to producers, cast and crew. Apr-03-2018
Richmond Hospital will get new acute care tower Richmond is getting a new acute care tower, with construction beginning by 2020, the province announced Thursday morning. Mar-29-2018
Ken: too young to be old Author Diana Frizell offers a signed copy, to 24-year-old Katelyn McPhedrian and her mom Lisa at the March 21 launch of Hello, My Name is Ken. Mar-28-2018
Good day, good people, good work Habitat for Humanity homes are near completion on Ash Street. Mar-28-2018
Heringers welcomes new owners Chad and Karen Heringer created the popular Steveston butcher shop, that bears their name, but have sold it to Vancouver business Windsor Meats, to enable them to retire. The new owners promise to keep all that’s great. Mar-28-2018
Racism forum: One person can make a difference Under a photo of his torched mosque in Victoria, Texas, Omar Rachid tells how one simple act of friendship, a friend offering keys to his synagogue, restored his faith in humanity. Mar-27-2018
Is the City of Richmond waving white flag to snowgeese problem? A cheap and simple white flag on a stick is showing signs of being an effective way to keep snowgeese away from local grass fields. Mar-22-2018
Popular strength coach fondly remembered Popular strength and conditioning coach Scott Hebert, at right, passed away recently. Mar-22-2018
Cherry Blossom Festival a gift of spring Colourful cherry blossoms in Richmond’s Garry Point Park. Mar-21-2018
Lions roar raises $5,688 for Richmond Hospital Members of Vancouver Metropolitan Lions Club raised funds for the Richmond Hospital Foundation during their Chinese New Year event. From left: Michael Lou, Eddie Kwan, Spencer Gail, Alan Wong, Albert Wong, May Ho and Dicken Lau. Mar-19-2018
BC Ferries announces Easter bargains With lots of options, for most budgets and schedules, BC Ferries is ready for spring break. Mar-16-2018
Big screen having big impact in Richmond Film industry leaders speak at Big Screen, Big Impact event at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Mar-15-2018
Henry Beh to newcomers: You have to learn English Henry Beh recently retired from RCCS. Mar-14-2018
Kenya's rugby sevens 'walk the talk' Trinity Western University business stream director Dr. George Imbenzi helped guide ‘Leading Global Teams in Today’s Competitive World’ Friday at the school’s Richmond campus. The session featured Kenya’s rugby sevens players Eric Ombasa and Andrew Amonde and coach Innocent Simiyu. Mar-14-2018
The medical approach to illegal drugs Richmond medical health office Dr. Meena Dawar, spoke at a recent forum. Mar-14-2018
Rose's Angels carry on gift of giving Inspired by her grandmother Rose Lewin, Courtney Cohen (front, right) and family friend Lynne Fader started Rose's Angels to assist those in need in Richmond. Mar-14-2018
Richmond High celebrating 90th anniversary Richmond Senior Secondary will be holding its 90th anniversary celebrations at the school on Minoru Boulevard. Mar-13-2018
Family seeks help after breast cancer diagnosis Gaylene Woods, mother of Mackenzie, 11, Jordan, 7 and Xander, 2, and wife of Tony Robinson, first learned she had breast cancer in November. Mar-13-2018
McArthur Glen at YVR to grow Artist rendering shows Phase II of McArthur Glenn will blend seamlessly with the style and ambiance of the existing centre. Mar-07-2018
Learning about the power of compassion, empathy "It’s not a criminal issue. It’s not a moral issue. It's a medical issue that needs to be treated with compassion and empathy," says community liaison worker, Guy Felicella. Mar-06-2018
Spring Break at our library promises to be Break out of your shell this spring break with programs at the Richmond Public Library. Mar-02-2018
Wayne Duzita recognized by Rotary Left to right James Hsieh President Rotary Club of Richmond, Wayne Duzita, Harry Minci Sgt. At Arms Rotary and Don Evans Governor Rotary Foundation. Mar-02-2018
Tourism Richmond head retires Bruce Okabe Mar-02-2018
Library serves up online education Lee Anne Smith, co-ordinator of programming and information services at Richmond Public Library, shows an example of the online education services available. Mar-01-2018
Dancing through history, right to your heart Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, host the 11th Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, an annual celebration of Indigenous stories, song and dance from Canada and abroad, February 27 – March 4, 2018 at MOA’s Great Hall. Mar-01-2018
End farmland speculation, limit house size, group says Jack Trovato (left) with the 5,500 signatures with Kelly Greene (far right) Mar-01-2018
History is an excellent teaching aide Kwantlen Polytechnic University History professor Eryk Martin teaches his students that historical attitudes often have their roots in the past and that history continues to echo in today’s problems. Mar-01-2018
Teacher inspires students to learn Cambie teacher and coach Brian Meier believes students learn best when they can take a lead role. Feb-28-2018
He’s a Kwantlen instructor, by design Richmond's Victor Martinez, an instructor in the Wilson School of Design at the Richmond campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, started his career designing Italian automobiles in Milan. Feb-28-2018
Ice, snow give commuters headaches Traffic was tied up along Bridgeport Road during Friday's snowfall. Feb-23-2018
Chinese New Year celebration at Thompson Elementary School The Chinese dragon elicited laughter, joy and the rapt attention of children who already been sitting listening to presentations for over half an hour. The dragon and its finesse were the stars of the show. Feb-21-2018
Farmers say restrictions have gone far enough Humraj Kallu spoke on behalf of the Richmond Farmland Owners Association at a Friday press conference. Feb-20-2018
Captains stepping up in series Richmond Sockeyes captain Tyler Andrews has points in each of the first three playoff games against North Vancouver Wolf Pack. Richmond leads the best-of-seven series, 2-1. Feb-20-2018
Elegant simplicity at Gateway Ania Soul's voice and guitar wafts through the play while Kawa Ada and Mayko Nguyen shine in Salt-Water Moon under Ravi Jain's direction. Feb-19-2018
Unlimited Reading Mary Wilson, who spear-headed Richmond’s Black History Month, treasures books at the Richmond Public Library, all the books. Feb-19-2018
Fishers collectively cast financial nets for 77 years The developer of the former Steveston Branch site saved and reinstalled Leonard Epp’s distinctive panels. Feb-16-2018
City of Richmond grants awarded Two of the 64 organizations receiving a community grant from the city of Richmond are housed in the new Storeys Building: Richmond Addiction Services, and Pathways Clubhouse, represented by Barbara Fee and Mike Tibbles in this July, 2017 photo. Feb-16-2018
McRoberts students take part in Women's March Students from Hugh McRoberts Secondary participated in the Jan. 20 Women's March in Vancouver. Feb-16-2018
Growth provides Richmond prosperous path The Canada Line has sparked robust growth in Downtown Richmond. Feb-15-2018
Chinese New Year Friday Joey Kwan, marketing director at Aberdeen Centre, invites locals to celebrate Year of the Dog. Feb-15-2018
Richmond First calls for new acute care tower Supported by Richmond First members and community leaders Elsa Wong and Peter Liu, city councillors Bill McNulty, Linda McPhail and Derek Dang are calling for a new acute care tower at Richmond Hospital. Feb-14-2018
South Asian Fashion Week to bridge cultures Pindie Dhaliwal says of South Asian Fashion Week, "This three-day fashion affair is a beautiful homage to the beauty of South Asian design." Feb-14-2018
A chance to recognize excellence 2017 Arts award winners with Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Coun. Bill McNulty, Coun. Harold Steves, and Coun. Linda McPhail. Feb-14-2018
Cancer-stricken eight-year-old needs community's help Whiteside Elementary's Karalyn Giron-Plante, 8, (joined by her mom, sister and brother) is in the fight for her life after a cancerous tumour was removed from her brain last month. Feb-09-2018
Red-light running trio were cops A dashcam video uploaded to YouTube shows three vehicles running red light on Jan. 31, 2018. Feb-08-2018
Input sought on new Steveston Community Centre The City of Richmond is welcoming public opinion on a new Steveston Community Centre. Feb-05-2018
Teamwork puts Icebreaker on solid ground Richmond Kajaks alumni Ryan Hayden (left) with Icebreaker race director Jared Hulme. Feb-05-2018
Creativity + fun = Arts Festival Children's Arts Festival in Richmond on Family Day, Feb. 12. Feb-03-2018
Embracing diversity, embracing love Kawa Ada and Mayko Nguyen star in Gateway Theatre’s production of David French’s Newfoundland love story Salt-Water Moon Feb. 15 to 24. Feb-02-2018
Blast hits porch of dilapidated house This home on No. 1 Road was struck by a bomb Tuesday night. There were no injuries. Feb-01-2018
Easy ways to avoid food-borne illness Dr. Brent Skura Feb-01-2018
Black History Month and a reluctant local hero Mary Wilson saw a need to educate Richmond residents about the significant contributions made by Black Canadians. Feb-01-2018
Stunning banners showcase Richmond and talent of local artists Richmond Artists proudly display their winning banner designs, destined for display throughout our city for the next year. Jan-31-2018
Neil Squire Society offers new life Munesh Raman demonstrates Neil Squire Society's affordable, hands-free, sip-and-puff controller LipSync for electronic devices and computers. Jan-31-2018
Diamond maker has eye for design Richmond's Ho Ching (Wendy) Chan's talent for design landed her a spot in a recent nationally-televised jewelry challenge. She is also helping to host the Canada 150 Art Jewelry Show at the family's store, Ming's Diamond, at Lansdowne Centre promoting contemporary art jewelry. Jan-30-2018
One stop shopping for complex health needs A reporter from the Ming Pao talks to COO Jennifer MacKenzie and Jane Sun, Richmond’s director of Strategic Deployment and Clinical Optimization, about the new facility and its purpose. Jan-30-2018
YVR lifts off with passenger record With 24 million passengers travelling through Vancouver International Airport in 2017, YVR was only a million passengers shy of its goal of 25 million by 2020. Jan-23-2018
Yap presents $37,500 cheque to Fraser Marine Rescue Society Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap presents a cheque to the Fraser Marine Rescue Society. Jan-23-2018
Two arrested after Pioneer Pub assault RCMP surrounded Pioneer Pub Thursday night following an assault by man carring firearm. Jan-19-2018
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
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
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
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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