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Took team to fight Harbour Authority blaze

by Lorraine Graves
The cause of the Steveston Harbour Authority fire remains under investigation.

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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
A chance to peek into Steveston's past A fisherman on his skiff, gillnetting on the Fraser. Aug-02-2017
Second in B.C. reflects Chuckers' successful development model Richmond Chuckers placed second in the B.C. Bantam AAA Baseball Championship last weekend at Blundell Park. Aug-01-2017
Canada’s golden girl tops field at Pan-Ams Richmond’s Camryn Rogers, 18, won the women’s hammer throw event at the under-20 Pan American Track and Field Championships in Peru. She begins her college career at the University of California-Berkeley later this month. Aug-01-2017
College Prep Chuckers make B.C. final four Cameron Lewis threw a complete-game victory over Kamloops Saturday to lift Richmond City Chuckers into this weekend’s final four B.C. Minor Baseball College Prep championship tournament. Aug-01-2017
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
Chuckers to face RiverDogs for final four berth A close call at home plate typified the play in a tight contest between Richmond and Cloverdale in 18U College Prep baseball last Sunday at Latrace Field. Jul-26-2017
Isles and A's play for the love of the game Richmond Islanders entered two teams in last weekend’s provincial senior women’s softball championships. Jul-26-2017
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
WestJet expands its reach from YVR WestJet will launch a new seasonal weekly service to Bahías de Huatulco International Airport, Mexico from Vancouver International Airport Oct. 29. 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
Richmond City Baseball hosts Blue Jays’ camp About 150 young baseball players from throughout the province, including several from Richmond City Baseball which hosted the event, participated in the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Academy T12 B.C. Player Evaluations camp last Friday at Richmond’s Latrace Field. Jul-19-2017
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
Officials 'scrambling' to meet needs of B.C. wildfire evacuees: minister A fire burns in Lake Country, B.C., in this July 16, 2017 Twitter handout photo. Jul-17-2017
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
Richmond teams deserving Provincial Cup champions The Provincial A Cup under-16 girls’ soccer champion Richmond FC consisted of: Sammi Seaborn (keeper), Megan Estrada, Harmony Bulloch, Gabby Lee, Kayla Seaborn, Kara Moscovitz, Allison Carver, Samantha Trueman, Izzy Loschiavo, Bella Lawson, Morgan Game, Samantha Mah, Grace Stephenson, Alex Legge, Keanna Foster, Leora Bloom, Reiko Bohmert, and Kayla Nimchuk. 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
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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