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Sockeyes growing day by day Richmond Sockeyes are the thick of things. Dec-10-2018
Canada's Donna Strickland collects Nobel Prize Physics laureate Donna Strickland, left, receives the prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden, during the Nobel Prize award ceremony, at the Stockholm Concert Hall, in Stockholm, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Dec-10-2018
Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela Los Angeles Angels' Luis Valbuena is congratulated by Justin Upton after Valbuena scored during the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians in a baseball game in Cleveland on Aug. 3, 2018. Dec-07-2018
Imagination play remembered John Voth and Rebecca DeBoer star in Pacific Theatre’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Nov. 30 to Dec. 29. Dec-07-2018
Federal whale-saving efforts threaten Vancouver Island livelihoods, say groups British Columbia Chamber of Commerce president Val Litwin addresses a news conference in Esquimalt, B.C., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Dec-06-2018
B.C. climate change plan aims to build economy around renewable energy B.C. Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman, centre, joins hands with Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, left, and Premier John Horgan during a First Nations blessing before the provincial government released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Dec-06-2018
Packaged kale salad recalled due to possible Listeria contamination, CFIA says The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Eat Smart's brand of Salad Shake Ups, as shown in this handout image, have been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency says the 156-gram packages of Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale, which have been distributed nationally, should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. Dec-05-2018
Presidents club assembles for Bush funeral, Trump on fringes Columba Bush, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Laura Bush and former President George W. Bush attend the State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington. Dec-05-2018
Tourism industry lauds Accent Inns BC-based hotel chain Accent Inns has been honoured by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada. Dec-04-2018
Brie Larson packs punch in 'Captain Marvel' trailer FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Brie Larson arrives at the Women In Film Crystal and Lucy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dec-04-2018
No injuries in Monday condo fire There were no injuries Monday in a fire at Richmond Gardens. Dec-03-2018
Milestone moment for Menorah lighting Ava Shmilovitch, 6, is about to decorate her Menorah at the 30th anniversary lighting ceremony to kick off Chanukah. Dec-03-2018
UBC scientist to share experiences rehabilitating orangutans in Indonesia Young Orangutans eat bananas at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation. A University of British Columbia professor is sharing her experiences about helping run a 'jungle school' that rehabilitates orphaned orangutans back into the wild. Dec-03-2018
Sanders eyes 'bigger' 2020 bid despite some warning signs In this Nov. 27, 2018, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance' in Washington. Dec-03-2018
3 astronauts dock safely at International Space Station The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, and CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques. Dec-03-2018
Military arrives to bring relief to storm-battered Quebec islands A Canadian Forces CC-130 Hercules transport aircraft descends into an airport on Quebec's Isles-de-la-Madeleine Islands, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Life on the Iles-de-la-Madeleine is slowly returning to normal today after a fierce winter storm cut residents off from the rest of the province and sent waves crashing into coastal homes and across roads. Nov-30-2018
Admitted to taking down endangered trees: Lake Louise ski resort fined $2M A skier passes trees on a ski run at Lake Louise ski resort in Lake Louise, Alta., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Nov-30-2018
Powerful quakes buckle Alaska roads, trigger tsunami warning This photo provided by David Harper shows merchandise that fell off the shelves during an earthquake at a store in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or seek shelter under office desks, while a tsunami warning had authorities urging people to seek higher ground. Nov-30-2018
It's a Wonderful Life has something for everyone Erin Aberle-Palm and Nick Fontaine in Gateway Theatre’s Christmas presentation of "It's a Wonderful Life." Nov-29-2018
Local lauded for sewage heat-recovery system Lynn Mueller, founder and president of SHARC International Systems Inc., stands proudly outside Richmond's Gateway Theatre, heated and cooled thanks to his company's heat recovery system. Nov-29-2018
Meaningful, fun fantasy comes to Pacific Theatre John Voth and Rebecca DeBoer star in Pacific Theatre’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Nov. 30 to Dec. 29. Nov-29-2018
Hockey instructor taking the game global Former pro hockey player Nate Leslie is behind Project Mongolia, a campaign to grow the game in the East Asian country. Nov-28-2018
Unions block trucks at Canada Post depot in B.C. to protest back-to-work bill Idle Canada Post trucks sit in the parking lot of the Saint-Laurent sorting facility in Montreal as rotating strikes hit the area on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Nov-28-2018
Alert Ready system to be tested across the county for second time A smartphone and a television receive visual and audio alerts to test Alert Ready, a national public alert system in Montreal on May 7, 2018. Nov-28-2018
Sex over 60 still requires precautions Dr. Jason Wong is an epidemiologist in public health and preventative medicine at British Columbia's Centre for Disease Control. Nov-28-2018
McMath gives back McMath leadership students, with the help of Richmond elementary classes, are helping to make the lives of those on the Downtown Eastside just a little sweeter this season. Nov-27-2018
City hall becomes Winter Wonderland A gallery of themed Christmas trees is on display at Richmond City Hall as part of the Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset's Winter Wonderland. Nov-27-2018
Wildcats claw to city crown McMath’s Grade 10 girls’ volleyball team netted the 2018 Richmond championship. Nov-27-2018
Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge NASA officials, from left, Michael Watkins, Tom Hoffman, and Bruce Banerdt celebrate after the Mars landing of InSight at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. Nov-27-2018
Heroes save motorcyclist after head-on crash John C. Sayer, right, thanked paramedics Taryn Overhill, left, and Warren Kniepkamp, centre, for saving his life on March 30. He suffered life-threatening injuries while riding his Harley Davidson east on Williams Road, and was struck head-on by an SUV that had crossed the centre line. Nov-27-2018
Dec. 1 conference highlights accessible travel Tarita Davenock, CEO of Travel for All Inc. says people with disabilities is the the largest demographic and most underserved and fastest-growing group in travel. Nov-26-2018
Steveston hosting Winter in the Village Steveston Museum is one of the destinations in the first annual Winter in the Village in Steveston Nov. 20 to Dec. 31. Nov-21-2018
Sense and Sensibility at Cap U Richmond's Mila Melanidis as Fanny Dashwood and Dennis Virshilas as Edward Ferrars appear in Capilano University's Sense and Sensibility. Nov-21-2018
Woolgar sports winning kick Richmond Christian student Josh Woolgar recently won the BC high school cross-country championship. He leaves Nov. 22 with Team BC to compete at the nationals Saturday in Kingston, Ontario. Nov-21-2018
Songs in the Snow returning to Steveston Carollers in heritage costumes will sing again this year as part of the three-part holiday series starting Dec. 1. Nov-20-2018
Why a mentor really mattered to this RAPS CEO Gordon Diamond and Eyal Lichtmann. Nov-19-2018
The Greatest Gift becomes It's a Wonderful Life musical at Richmond's Gateway Theatre Nick Fontaine stars as George Bailey in Gateway Theatre's Christmas presentation of 'It's a Wonderful Life.' Nov-16-2018
New school board sworn in Our newly-elected school board trustees, left to right, Donna Sargent, Ken Hamaguchi, Sandra Nixon, Richard Lee, Debbie Tablotney, Norm Goldstein, and Heather Larson. Nov-16-2018
Haddows reflect on the gridiron life Brothers Bruce and Bill Haddow shared more than a few memories as longtime coaches at Hugh Boyd Secondary School. Nov-16-2018
Sockeyes are again in familiar territory Richmond Sockeyes' rookie Isaac Alvarado was unceremoniously tripped moving the puck up ice during a recent game against the Ridge Meadows Flames. Nov-16-2018
Local chef grills way to podium finish Fritz Beng Tambi Tabe has been a skilled grill chef for over two years here in Richmond but he has only recently been recognized on the international stage at a competition in Sydney, Australia. Nov-16-2018
Awakened chicken pox virus can cause excruciating pain A vaccination can prevent a lot of pain down the road. Nov-15-2018
Our journey as international students in Richmond McRoberts Secondary international student Michael Ma is joined by schoolmates Kacie, Rinaa, Elsa and Chris. Nov-15-2018
Council votes to reduce farmhouse footprint Coun. Harold Steves in front of a mega mansion on No. 2 Road in Steveston. Nov-14-2018
Mayor looks forward in inaugural address Mayor Malcolm Brodie Nov-14-2018
Registration opens Nov. 24 for Richmond Christmas Fund The 4th annual Richmond RCMP Toy Drive will be held on Nov. 17 at Ironwood Mall and will benefit he Richmond Christmas Fund. Nov-14-2018
One person's story: a triumph Tetsuro Shigematsu stars in his autobiographical play Empire of the Son at Gateway Theatre. Nov-13-2018
Lamond knows not to take freedom for granted Veteran Jim Lamond and Coun. Bill McNulty distribute poppies at Ironwood Plaza every year. Nov-09-2018
Paralytic food poisoning warning issued The recalled product was sold in six-ounce jars. Nov-09-2018
Timeless tale Richmond's Mila Melanidis as Fanny Dashwood and Dennis Virshilas as Edward Ferrars appear in Capilano University's Sense and Sensibility. Nov-08-2018
Health Warning Polonia Sausage House products bought between Aug. 1 and Nov. 1, 2018 have been recalled. Nov-07-2018
City seeks input on Aberdeen playground concept An open house will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at Aberdeen Centre mall. Nov-07-2018
Richmond council takes oath of office Hon. Madam Justice Saunders congratulates Mayor-elect Malcolm Brodie. Nov-06-2018
A welcoming concert Local concert pianist and teacher, Wei Tu offers a piano concert with her students Thursday, Nov 3. Nov-01-2018
Learning en plein air The children of the Terra Nova Nature School preschool enjoy the autumn leaves. Oct-31-2018
Sport medic's pioneering work is never done Renowned the world over as a pioneer in the field of sports medicine, Dr. Jack Taunton was recently inducted to the Richmond Sports Wall of Fame. Oct-31-2018
Storeys receives rave review from Avia Assisting those advanced in recovery from addiction to transition back into the community, Richmond’s non-profit cafe Storeys is being lauded by customers. Oct-31-2018
Richmond Connects offers helping hands Sherrie Moog, De Whalen and Dianne Woodhouse. Oct-30-2018
Cranberries family affair for Mays The May family has been harvesting cranberries in Richmond since the 1960s. Oct-30-2018
Larson ready to contribute as trustee Heather Larson was elected to the Richmond Board of Education on Oct. 20. Oct-30-2018
The Wolves an honest portrayal of teens at Pacific Theatre Opening night cast: Georgia Beaty, Danielle Klaudt, Kim Larson, Paige Louter, Jalen Saip, Shona Struthers, Amanda Sum, Montserrat Videla, and Ali Watson. Oct-26-2018
Gateway's latest offering: a father's life and legacy Tetsuro Shigematsu's one person play, Empire of the Son, previews on Thursday, Nov. 8 and opens Nov. 9. Oct-26-2018
Increase in voters results in change in office Alexa Loo was re-elected. Oct-25-2018
BC Aviation's high fliers celebrated at Silver Wings Awards Heather Bell, BC Aviation Council chair gives Pat Kennedy, CFO of Boundary Bay’s Pacific Flying School, the Robert S. Day Award as BCAC executive director, Dave Frank looks on. Oct-25-2018
Innocuous, insidious killer mushrooms under our trees They look unremarkable but death lurks in Amanita phalloides mushrooms, thus their common name, 'Death Cap.' Oct-24-2018
Man, 70, struck Monday afternoon at Williams and Railway A male pedestrian, 70, was struck Monday around 2 p.m. at Railway Avenue and Williams Road, while crossing the street at the crosswalk, according to a witness. Oct-24-2018
Sometimes winning isn't everything Council hopeful Henry Yao, right, was among those watching the numbers slowly roll in Saturday night at the Richmond Curling Club. Oct-23-2018
Election night far from smooth Election results were slow coming in, as a corrupt memory stick was among the hiccups Saturday night. Oct-23-2018
Are Au, Greene long for city council? Chak Au and Kelly Greene. Oct-22-2018
Day predicted 'tsunami of change' Carol Day, pictured here celebrating with her husband James, topped the polls Saturday night among those running for Richmond councillor. Oct-22-2018
10th time lucky for Wolfe It was almost like a passing of the torch on Saturday night, as Michael Wolfe joined veteran councillor Harold Steves on Richmond council. Oct-22-2018
Hamaguchi tops trustee polls Ken Hamaguchi Oct-22-2018
Lee, Larson are school board newcomers Incumbent Debbie Tablotney will be returning to the Richmond Board of Education. Oct-22-2018
Dang disappointed but won't request recount Unofficial numbers had Derek Dang losing to Alexa Loo for the eighth spot on council by just 97 votes. Oct-22-2018
Brodie's legacy could be determined in next four years Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie thanks his supporters and campaign team Saturday night at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. Oct-22-2018
Brodie returns as mayor Richmond mayor Malcolm Brodie gets a celebratory kiss from his wife Christine Saturday night after his election night victory. Oct-21-2018
Two new trustees added to school board Donna Sargent and Linda McPhail watch the election results come in Saturday night. Oct-21-2018
Seismic shift on council as two incumbents ousted Derek Dang watched nervously as the numbers come in, while Andy Hobbs knew his fate was sealed, trailing by more than 800 votes with only one voting location uncounted. Oct-20-2018
Firefighters support Special Olympics Richmond Firefighters Association presented Richmond Special Olympics with a $500 donation during the inaugural basketball exhibition Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Oct-19-2018
Tablotney joins party; RITE and RCA Debbie Tablotney. Oct-19-2018
RCMP probe into vote-buying comes up empty so far Richmond Mounties were investigating whether this WeChat post was a crime. Oct-19-2018
Putzi still at the head of the class Ron Putzi, a standout basketball player at Richmond High during their back-to-back provincial championships in 1987 and 1988, was inducted to the Richmond Sports Wall of Fame recently. Oct-19-2018
Colts BC's first baseball medallists The 1987 Richmond Colts have a special place in coach Mike Kelly's heart. Oct-18-2018
Local student a Youth at the Booth for civic election J.N. Burnett Secondary student, Maya Lichtmann, looks forward to participating in Richmond's Oct. 20 civic election. Oct-18-2018
Steveston Smiles at Sweep the Streets Pouring rain didn't dampen anyone's spirits, as smiling faces were the order of the day at the ninth annual Sweep the Streets event hosted by the Richmond Jets. Oct-18-2018
Civic vote is 'biggest bang for buck' Advanced voting at Richmond City Hall on Oct. 6 Oct-17-2018
'Small farmers hurt most by mega mansions' A row of massive new houses on No. 2 Road, south of Steveston Highway, has raised the profile of the issue, according to Coun. Harold Steves. Oct-17-2018
Local loves challenge of being Google analytical lead Richmond's Ziming Yang has found a home away from home at Toronto's Google offices. Oct-16-2018
Richmond promising an un-boo-lievable Halloween A crowd gathering to watch a fire juggler at Minoru Halloween Fireworks Festival 2017. Oct-16-2018
Scary fun at the Cannery Museum One of the ghouls from under the sea haunts the Cannery's reduction plant. Oct-15-2018
How and where to vote: Richmond offers many options Richmond students help at the polling stations, both in advance and on the day of the civic election. Oct-11-2018
Animal traps found in Steveston greenway Monday A pair of animal traps were found in Steveston Monday. Oct-11-2018
Langara: Remembering the past, celebrating the future A day of fun and festivities kicks off Langara College's Beyond 49 campaign. Oct-10-2018
Video: Candidates in their own words Professional TV host Jim Gordon (left) and managing editor, Martin van den Hemel, on the set of the Sentinel’s all-candidates individual interviews, Oct. 5 at Richmond City Hall. Oct-10-2018
Help make every day a banner day One of the 2017 Street Banner Contest winning designs. Voting for the 2018 contest is on through Oct. 24. Oct-10-2018
Your chance to Connect St. Alban Anglican Church to host 10th annual Richmond Connects Day. Oct-10-2018
Richmond to receive award tonight at city hall Chris Anderson from the Public Works Association of BC presents Mike Maxwell from the City of Richmond with the 2018 PWABC Project of the Year Award. Oct-09-2018
Indoor market opens for the season Oct. 21 In addition to vegetables and the aroma of freshly-baked bread, the Steveston Food and Artisan Market at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery offers artisanal objects and beverages. Oct-09-2018
Gateway production showcases array of BC actors The prologue was haunting French Canadian melodies played by Tallulah Winkelman & Sarah May Redmond. Oct-05-2018
UPDATE: Three grenades prompt RCMP station evacuation Steveston Community Police Station on Moncton Street has been evacuated. Oct-04-2018
Sports clubhouse dreams now in sight for West Richmond Richmond FC chair Rein Weber dreams of a new multi-purpose clubhouse at Hugh Boyd Park. Oct-04-2018
Richmond's Gateway Theatre announces new interim producer Barbara Tomasic will take over as interim producer of Richmond’s Gateway Theatre in February of 2019 as the community bids a fond farewell to current artistic director, Jovanni Sy. Oct-04-2018
Some gut bugs keep us healthy: new research Brett Finlay enjoys his garden, and all its dirt, near the dyke in Richmond. Oct-04-2018
Youth involvement high during civic election Youth at the Booth city program participants include, from left, Natalie Taylor, Justin Luk, Jensine Galano-Tan and Sasha Ramchandani. Oct-03-2018
Big houses on farmland is 'much ado about nothing' Richmond's Ben Dhiman on a tractor at his family's blueberry farm on Sidaway Road. Oct-02-2018
MyCommunity is MyRichmond's newest feature A screen shot of the MyCommunity dashboard, MyRichmond's newest feature. Oct-02-2018
Richmond Sports Wall of Fame expands by 10 Former Richmond Colts basketball great Ron Putzi, left, (with his high school coach Bill Disbrow and former Colt Jared Hulme) was one of 10 individuals inducted into the Richmond Sports Wall of Fame Saturday. Oct-02-2018
Richmond awarded 2020 Games Richmond will relive the Roaring 20s when it hosts the 2020 55+ BC Games, celebrating active and healthy seniors. Oct-01-2018
Orange Shirt Day Jessica Eguia and the students of Manoah Steves Elementary School listen with rapt attention as educational advisor to the Richmond School District and an Anishinaabe teacher, Lynn Wainwright, guides them through Indigenous children’s experiences of Residential School, sharing her vision for a better future through education and understanding. Sep-28-2018
Local hotel uses backwoods humour to deal with reno changes Local Richmond hotel, Accent Inn Vancouver Airport, takes 'roughing it' literally while their new lobby is being roughed in. Sep-26-2018
Seniors make their mark in Richmond Family members in the Positive Aging campaign, running for one week at the Minoru Place Activity Centre, and at Richmond community centres, starting Monday, Oct. 1. Sep-26-2018
Steveston Nikkei memorial project launched Civic officials and community leaders attended the launch of the Steveston Nikkei memorial public art project Sept. 22. Sep-25-2018
Les Belles-soeurs: Having the best of times during the worst of times When one woman in an impoverished community looks to get others to help her claim her prize, hilarity ensues. Sep-21-2018
35 a winning number Big Sisters may help their Little Sisters but they both also have fun. Sep-21-2018
Gord Hayes: Saying goodbye to a champion of sport Gord Hayes (wearing the Vancouver Canucks' jacket) joined by Ron Paterson, Tyler Paterson and Doug Paterson following the Richmond Sockeyes' Cyclone Taylor Cup championship. Sep-20-2018
Richmond's Vancouver Fashion Festival coming soon The Vancouver Fashion Festival will be held at Pacific Gateway Hotel on Cessna Drive on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Sep-19-2018
Hamilton Book Dispenser opens a new world of learning First self-serve book dispenser of its kind in at the Hamilton Community Centre. Sep-19-2018
Ready Set Paint! Peer over the shoulder of a multitude of painters who use a variety of media to draw the beauty that is the Steveston sea walk at the eighth annual Grand Prix of Art starting at 10 a.m., Sat. Sept. 8. Sep-19-2018
New day care officially opens on site of former Steveston High Children from infant to six years enjoy a sunny and safe environment as the Richmond's new Seasong Day Care. Sep-17-2018
Writers to listen to at the Richmond Public Library Local author and expert, Jessie Sutherland, who has recently been asked to consult with the UNESCO Mohatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, is one of the speakers at the writers’ events lined up this October at our Richmond Public Library. Sep-17-2018
Record 62 candidates for Richmond council and school board 62 people are vying for 16 positions on Richmond council and school board. Sep-14-2018
The solid piece of professional theatre that started it all Daughter, Janet played by Jessie Liang, and Mike, played by Tré Cotton, try to stand up to Appa, played by James Yi. Sep-14-2018
From middle class to a dirty barn: The Japanese Problem A talent show, shown in shadow, lightens the mood and spirits for internees and audience alike. Sep-14-2018
Junior Grand Prix puts Richmond in skating spotlight Richmond High's Annie Lin, who trains with the local Connaught Figure Skating Club, is competing for Chinese Taipei at this week’s ISU Junior Grand Prix at Minoru Arenas. Skaters from 24 nations are competing, including many of the stars of tomorrow. Sep-14-2018
New genetic technique finds bacterial culprit The Government of Canada today issued a warning for a whole class of food. Sep-13-2018
Sy's final season looks to be a winner Jovanni Sy, artistic director of Richmond's Gateway Theatre contemplates his final season. Sep-13-2018
High end wander through the gritty and great of Steveston's past Tour guide Andrew Wade plays a 1914 commercial fisher, John Thomas, who hunts for his truant child while leading us on a trip through Steveston history, an experience you can’t have anywhere else in the world. Sep-13-2018
One-person show a winner Ren Lunicke performs Blood Relative in a church sanctuary, heightening both the universality of love and the conflicts that can stem from religious beliefs. Sep-12-2018
Richmond Sports Wall of Fame introduces Class of 2018 NHL referee Kelly Sutherland and sports medicine pioneer Dr. Jack Taunton are among 10 new inductees to the Richmond Sports Wall of Fame. Sep-10-2018
Using a sewage heat pump to pump heat into or out of your building Lynn Mueller, founder and president of SHARC International Systems Inc., stands proudly outside Richmond’s Gateway Theatre, heated and cooled thanks to his company's heat recovery system. Sep-07-2018
Connaught skaters ready for junior grand prix Connaught figure skater Annie Lin will be representing Chinese Taipei in next week’s international junior grand prix competition at Richmond’s Minoru Arenas. Connaught teammate Micah Lynette will be competing for Thailand. Sep-07-2018
Sockeyes, Ice Hawks play to opening night draw Richmond Sockeyes and Delta Ice Hawks renewed their rivalry Thursday at Minoru Arenas, playing to a 2-2 overtime tie. Sep-07-2018
New No. 1 Fire Hall to open Sept. 15 The new home of Richmond Fire-Rescue administrative operations, Brighouse Fire Hall No. 1 will officially open Sept. 15 Sep-07-2018
There will be pirates The Shady Island Pirates set to invade local cannery museum Sept. 15 and 16. Sep-06-2018
River Parkway to revamp Richmond traffic flow Ground was broken Sept. 5 for the new River Parkway extension. From left: Coun. Alexa Loo, Coun Chak Au, Coun. Ken Johnston, Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Coun. Linda McPhail, Coun. Carol Day and Jeff Busby, director of infrastructure and program management at TransLink. Sep-05-2018
Richmond's latest writer-in-residence writes whodunits Crime author, Andrew Battershill, named Richmond's Writer-in-Residence Sep-05-2018
Red Bulls enjoy auspicious metro debut Richmond Red Bulls topped the under-13 girls' division at the SX International Cup soccer tournament last Sunday in Surrey. Top row, from left: Kyle Shury (coach), Katarina Mackey, Kya Thackwray, Tiana Maedel, Mischa Chang, Natalie Cheung, Sophia Lemaire, Adrianna Harrower, Cole Maedel (coach) and Sierra Lemaire. Front row: Ava Davidson, Olivia Grill, Bella Shury, Kyla Cabral, Kiersten Kiraly, Ambra Hepburn, Bailey Denhoed and Alex Yuill. Missing from the photo are Claire Pogor, Stephanie Sofiki Sep-05-2018
Library visits help students do better in school Numerous studies show that students who visit the library regularly get better grades in school. Sep-04-2018
Sockeyes casting a youthful net With much of last season's Cyclone Taylor Cup championship team having aged out, the Richmond Sockeyes will begin the 2018-19 campaign with a rookie-laden lineup. Aug-31-2018
Captain Brown ticks all the boxes Matt Brown will wear the Aug-31-2018
Sockeyes recount 'Our 29 Day Journey' Richmond Sockeyes gathered for their 2017-18 Cyclone Taylor championship season ring ceremony. Aug-31-2018
United Way promoting acts of kindness United Way is teaming with Johnny's Pops on a campaign to promote local love. Aug-30-2018
Newly-minted Minister for Small Business and Export Promotion for Canada speaks in Richmond The Honourable Mary Ng comes from a small business family so knows the challenges well. Aug-30-2018
‘Pandas’ to be adopted for a good cause 500 stuffed panda bears will be adopted out for a good cause on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. Aug-30-2018
Hospital thrift store buoyed by community Ursula Van Duin stands outside the heritage building—formerly Steveston United Church—that is the Richmond Hospital Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Store's permanent home. Aug-30-2018
Celebrating a literary giant in music, song, drama and dance Colourful and meaningful entertainment similar to that of last year’s, awaits those who attend the Sept. 8 Tagore Festival at Richmond's Gateway Theatre Aug-29-2018
Steveston drug lab was large scale: RCMP This house, at 11780 Kingfisher Dr., contained a large scale drug lab, believed to be producing methamphetamine. Aug-29-2018
KidSport Richmond helping ensure kids can play Sports celebrities, past and present, showed their support for KidSport Richmond by attending last year's Creating Community Champions fundraising banquet. It's been 25 years since Sport BC launched what is now a cross-country initiative to get kids off the sidelines and into the game. Aug-29-2018
Currency exchanges offer best bang for buck for travellers Gina Wong from Vancouver Bullion and Currency Exchange’s Richmond office at 118-6061 No. 3 Rd. Aug-29-2018
Richmond's Bryan Tisdall to receive Order of Canada Steveston's Bryan Tisdall, former head of Science World and a busy volunteer, looks forward to his investiture into the Order of Canada on Sept. 6. Aug-29-2018
Cranston rock solid in feats of strength Jody Cranston displays the strength that earned him top spot in the recent Amateur Athletic Union-sanctioned Feats of Strength contest. He's now qualified for the world championships coming up in Las Vegas. Aug-29-2018
Passenger brings measles to Lower Mainland A man receives a measles vaccine in Paraguay. Aug-29-2018
Despite rain, dragon boat fest 'a success' The Richmond-based Twisted Dragons. Aug-28-2018
From fine dining to comfort food, and loving it Vince Morlet is the Grande Fromage and co-owner, who along with Head Cheese, Alex Tung, of their new venture, The Melt Shop, is offering gourmet grilled cheese and tomato soup to party-goers, waiting ferry passengers and festival fans. Aug-28-2018
Lights and Magic! headline Richmond World Festival Canada's strong music culture will be centre stage at next weekend’s Richmond World Festival in Minoru Park. Aug-28-2018
Minoru hosting tomorrow's skating stars Alena Kostornaia competes in the 2017 Junior Grand Prix in Brisbane, Australia. Aug-28-2018
Practical kindness courtesy London Drugs Distribution centre manager, the late Miklos Koronczay, waiting with London Drugs’ store team for the road to Ashcroft to open, in order to drive donated supplies to the band during the summer of 2017. Aug-27-2018
Richmond Mounties at scene of suspected drug lab Richmond Mounties have cordonned off the 11700 block of Kingfisher Drive. Aug-24-2018
Fire crews knock down wildfire on Shell Road Blundell Road at No. 4 Road was blocked by police because of a wildfire reportedly on the Shell Road trail. Aug-21-2018
Dragon boats descend on Steveston Aug. 25 The 2017 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival drew thousands of people to Steveston last August. Aug-21-2018
Show us your image of Richmond Richmondites are invited to enter their images for next year's street banner contest. Aug-20-2018
Richmond lottery winner ponders the possibilities George Peradenic split the secondary prize in the Aug. 13 Daily Grand draw. Aug-20-2018
Modular art a treat for eyes, and weary feet The art installation entitled Meander offers more than visual interest, it is art that invites you to sit on it. Aug-20-2018
Library Day Aug. 22 at the Fair Aug. 22 is Public Library Day at the Fair at the PNE. Cardholders get in for $6. Aug-20-2018
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 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
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
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
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
Dedicated coaches recognized Paul Eberhardt, Trish Nicholson, Mike Charlton and Rob Brown were honoured at the recent Richmond Secondary Schools Athletics Association Coaches Banquet. Jul-10-2018
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
Moana inaugurates Richmond's newest park Richmond's newest green space, Aberdeen Park, officially opens with ceremonies at 7 p.m. and an open air movie at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 19. 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
Cordero headlining S.U.C.C.E.S.S. fundraiser Following the overwhelming popularity of the 2017 Frances Yip S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Charity Concert, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation is excited to host superstar Maria Cordero to perform in Richmond this summer. 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
Kajaks hang with De Grasse Richmond Kajaks Serge Serbinenko, Tanin Seward, Liam McLeod and Carson Bradley got to hang briefly with Andre De Grasse, after racing against him in the men’s 4 x 100-metre relay, Wednesday at the 2018 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic. 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
National teams unite at Oval The Canadian men’s basketball, wheelchair rugby and women’s volleyball teams trained at the Richmond Olympic Oval at the same time recently, posing for a photo to commemorate the occasion. 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
Dolphin Basketball: a Classic court case Athelite and UBC stood toe to toe in the 2017 men's final of the Dolphin Park Classic. 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
A titanic exhibit at Lipont Place Kelly Yu examining a shoe and brush retrieved from the sunken wreck. 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
Canada Cup's back at Oval Team Canada wheelchair rugby coach Patrick Cote holds court during a weekend practice at the Richmond Olympic Oval, as the team prepares to host the 2018 Canada Cup international tournament starting Thursday, June 14. Ranked No. 3 in the world, Canada plays Sweden in the tournament opener at 5 p.m. Jun-12-2018
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
With Jets set to soar, Isles take one final bow Seafair player Alex Dengler was selected the winner of the Earl Sinkie Juvenile MVP Award. 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
Bradley looks to sprint to finish line Just a blur on the track, McMath's Carson Bradley will be competing in the boys’ 100 and 200 metre sprints at this week’s BC High School Track and Field Championships at Langley. 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
McMath runners ready for BC's McMath's senior girls 4x400 relay team consists of Morgan Game, Danielle Cosco, Macaela Bradley-Tse and Dakota Chan. 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
Track meet a golden event BC Elementary Track and Field Championships founders, from left, Doug Clement, Diane Clement, Carl Savage and Kim Young were honoured Saturday during the 50th anniversary of the meet at Minoru Park. 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
A legend and a chair remembered at ThrowsFest The chair from which Richard Collier guided many Richmond Kajaks throws practices. 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
RichCity Idol celebrates 15th anniversary May 30 These RichCity Idol contestants will be performing the night of Wednesday, May 30 at Gateway Theatre. 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
Awards applaud distinction in arts Dancers from the Richmond Youth Company performed at the 10th annual Richmond Arts Awards on Tuesday. 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
Father and son cross paths as track coaches Richmond Kajaks track coaches Byron and Moseley Jack will be front and centre at the B.C. elementaries May 25 to 27. May-16-2018
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
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
Tournament honours Cat South Delta Invaders overcame an early deficit to defeat Lakehill (Victoria) at the Cat Wheatley Memorial Tournament. May-10-2018
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
Sockeyes pin C on Brown Matt Brown with the Cyclone Taylor Cup, emblematic of Junior B hockey supremacy. May-08-2018
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
WHL teams give nod to Seafair Bantams in draft Three Seafair Islanders (Michael Abgrall, Jaden Uy and Joshua Wessels) were selected in today’s WHL Bantam Draft. Five of the 223 drafted overall are from Richmond, including Kayden Sadhra-Kang and Sammy May. May-03-2018
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
50th B.C. elementary track meet on tap A Dixon Dragon competed in the high jump at the 49th annual BC Elementary Track and Field Championships at Minoru Park. May-03-2018
Richmond Sports Awards recognizes excellence Longtime city parks co-ordinator Sammy Morizawa was honoured. May-02-2018
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
Panthers undefeated on softball diamond Richmond Panthers pitcher Taila Cranston closed out a 17-7 win over North Delta last weekend. 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
Steveston-London grad earns US hoops scholarship Surrounded by his parents, brother Faisal and high school coach Mike Stoneburgh, Steveston-London grad Fardaws Aimaq signs his letter of intent Monday afternoon to join the Mercer University Bears men's basketball team next season. Apr-16-2018
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
Richmond tennis star off to Yale University McRoberts Grade 12 student Jessie Gong has earned a tennis scholarship to Yale. Apr-11-2018
Sockeyes honoured to play for hometown team The two longest-serving Richmond Sockeyes Arjan Badh and Brett Gelz, hope to lead their team at the 2018 Cyclone Taylor Cup which the team is hosting Thursday through Sunday at Minoru Arenas. 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
Well-honed who dunnit coming to Gateway Hong Kong police detective Tommy Lam, played by John Ng, wrestles with colonialism to catch a serial killer in Gateway Theatre's thriller, Nine Dragons. Apr-09-2018
Long-serving MLA Nielsen leaves lasting legacy Jim Nielsen passed away unexpectedly on April 4, 2018. Apr-06-2018
Western title final chapter in Seafair story The Seafair Islanders won the Western Canadian Bantam AAA Hockey Championship Sunday in Kamloops. Apr-05-2018
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
Teamwork reflected at Ice Classic Richmond faced Washington in Novice Division play at the Ravens’ annual Ice Classic Female Hockey Tournament. Apr-04-2018
Students leading students 90 Richmond teens gathered for the LEGOman student leadership conference. Apr-04-2018
Jets soar to BC women's hockey title Kaarina Swinburnson of the Richmond Devils keeps her eye on the play during the BC Hockey women’s championship tournament last weekend at the Richmond Ice Centre. 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 Singers to perform in April 24 benefit concert The Richmond Singers will be performing in an April 24 benefit concert in Richmond. Mar-29-2018
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
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
Ravens' coach is also a Devil of a player Natalie Korenic will help anchor the Richmond Devils’ blueline at the senior AA provincial women’s hockey championships Thursday, March 29 to Sunday, April 1 at the Richmond Ice Centre. Mar-27-2018
Rogers keeps on breaking records Camryn Rogers (with Richmond Kajaks coach Garrett Collier) broke her own Canadian record with a throw of 65 metres in the women’s hammer throw at the Pac-12/Big-10 Challenge Saturday in Tempe, Arizona. Mar-26-2018
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
Broadway quality theatre at Langara that's 12 minutes away Ain't: The Musical, left to right: Marguerite Hanna as DeeDee, Jarred Stephen Meek as Philip, Mallory James as Anne, Emily Jane King as Betty & Aidan Drummond as Charlie. Mar-21-2018
Broadway-quality evening at bargain prices Ain't: The Musical, left to right: Marguerite Hanna as DeeDee, Jarred Stephen Meek as Philip, Mallory James as Anne, Emily Jane King as Betty and Aidan Drummond as Charlie Mar-21-2018
Cherry Blossom Festival a gift of spring Colourful cherry blossoms in Richmond’s Garry Point Park. Mar-21-2018
Gateway wins big time with I Lost My Husband Evelyn, played by Meghan Gardiner tells Melissa, played by Agnes Tong, that she doesn’t have the soul to be a bartender in Ruby Slippers and Gateway Theatres’ production of I Lost My Husband which runs through March 24. Mar-20-2018
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
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
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
Sockeyes forced to sit and wait Delta Ice Hawk Daniel Rubin battled fellow Richmondite—and Richmond Sockeye—Devon Vorster during the Tom Shaw Conference playoff final. The Ice Hawks won Game 5 by a 2-1 count Sunday to take the series in five games. Mar-12-2018
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
Graduates celebrate League Cup Richmond Graduates rejoice in their first Don Taylor League Cup title Sunday, after defeating West Coast FC 3-1 in the final. Mar-05-2018
Sockeyes look to rebound in Tunnel Series Richmond Sockeyes and Delta Ice Hawks resume their conference playoff final Tuesday in Ladner. Mar-05-2018
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
Tourism Richmond head retires Bruce Okabe Mar-02-2018
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
Richmond athletes shine at BC Games Special Olympics BC-Richmond athletes Nicky Chow, David Swan, Andrew Weale, Colin Yee, Brayden Pawer and Vincent Li celebrate after Vancouver Coastal-A’s gold-medal victory Sunday at the BC Winter Games in Kamloops. Feb-27-2018
McMath coach gets Max-imum effort McMath coach Max Pecarsky stresses the importance of discipline on and off the basketball court. Feb-27-2018
Offensive juggernauts set to face off Richmond Sockeyes await the Delta Ice Hawks in the Pacific Junior Hockey League's Tom Shaw Conference final. Feb-27-2018
Dance performance at Richmond Cultural Centre The Richmond Youth Dance Company is a signature program of the Richmond Arts Centre. Feb-27-2018
Ice, snow give commuters headaches Traffic was tied up along Bridgeport Road during Friday's snowfall. Feb-23-2018
Sockeyes look to advance tonight Richmond Sockeyes can advance to the conference final with a win Thursday at Minoru Arenas. Feb-22-2018
McMath secures berth in B.C.’s McMath Wildcats have made it to the show, qualifying for the provincial AAA senior boys’ basketball championships March 7 to 10 at Langley Event Centre. Feb-22-2018
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
Sockeyes look to quiet Wolf Pack Richmond captain Tyler Andrews had a goal and an assist in the Sockeyes 8-4 win over Abbotsford Pilots Feb. 8 at Minoru Arenas. The Sockeyes begin their playoff quest Feb. 15 with a home game against North Vancouver Wolf Pack at 7 p.m. 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
Kojima powers McMath to Richmond title Grade 12 McMath guard Jordin Kojima was a force on the floor Thursday, scoring 41 points in the Wildcats to their first high school senior boys' basketball championship since 2005. Feb-14-2018
Ruined a good choice for Black History Month or anytime Two of the young women with powerful histories, played by Makambe K. Simamba and Shayna Jones, pay for their safety at Mama Nadi’s with their dignity. Feb-10-2018
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
Thrillers highlight high school hoop playoffs McMath forward Ioan Popov battles Steveston-London’s Johnny Fang during first-round play Tuesday at the Richmond Secondary Schools Senior Boys Basketball Championships. McMath won 80-70. The Richmond final will be played Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Richmond High. The girls’ final is tonight (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. at McMath, with the host Wildcats facing Hugh Boyd Trojans. Feb-07-2018
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
Wildcats embody culture of excellence The McMath Wildcats faced Whistler in senior girls basketball action at McMath Secondary School. Feb-03-2018
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
Knights usher return of pro basketball Vancouver Knights guard Jamal Mullings defends against Yakima’s Jackson Trapp during the Knights’ home debut. Jan-31-2018
Local producer's film gets Sundance Festival love Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in The Kindergarten Teacher. Jan-30-2018
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
Sockeyes alumni give back $236,000 in scholarships Each Richmond Sockeye player is expected to sell at least 10 tickets to the annual alumni game to help support scholarships issued to graduating players each year. The current Pacific Junior Hockey League Sockeyes edged the alumni team 6-5 in overtime in the 2018 game Saturday at Minoru Arenas. Jan-24-2018
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
Lansdowne unveils concept plans of massive redevelopment Concept drawings of proposed Lansdowne Centre redevelopment proposal. Jan-18-2018
Pitching ace finds success through preparation Hanna Finkelstein’s participation in the Richmond Olympic Oval’s high-performance training program helped earn her a full-ride softball scholarship. Jan-18-2018
Help for hush-hush problem Richmond Hospital’s nurse continence advisor Corey Knott, holding a pessary that can help women with prolapse and incontinence. Jan-18-2018
When flu strikes, double whammies follow Sherilyn Sweeney, a professor in Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s nursing program, offers suggestions for those with the flu and for those whose flu seems to return. Jan-17-2018
Fitness need not cost a lot Sharon Taylor at South Arm Community Centre. Jan-17-2018
Sockeyes stand out among all-stars Richmond Sockeyes scored seven goals in the Tom Shaw Conference's 14-3 win over the Harold Britain Conference in the PJHL all-star game Monday at Langley. Jan-17-2018
Ease into fitness the SMART way Sharon Taylor shows off new fitness equipment at South Arm Community Centre. Jan-17-2018
Ravens hockey family supports aspiring player with leukemia Richmond's Morgan May, 4, is fighting leukemia. Jan-12-2018
Precious family ring lost by sister of former Richmond Mayor Gil Blair Richmond's Geraldine Wray, sister of former Richmond Mayor Gil Blair, lost a precious family ring at Seafair shopping centre last week. She's pictured with her three children Merrilee, Jacqueline and Michael. Jan-12-2018
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
Winter Classic showcases PJHL hockey talent Richmond Sockeyes return to the players’ bench after scoring yet another goal. The team has won 11 games in a row as it prepares to face Grandview Steelers Friday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. at Minoru Arenas as part of the Pacific Junior Hockey League’s annual Winter Classic through Sunday, Jan. 7. Jan-03-2018
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
Hungary hoists Richmond hockey crown Mark Schlekmann (18) scored the OT winner as Hungary U16 blanked Moose Jaw Generals 1-0 to win the 2017 Richmond international Bantam Midget Hockey Tournament Midget Major Division title Sunday at Minoru Arenas. Jan-03-2018
City invites public input on back alley plans The city is considering changing the look of some laneways in Steveston. 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 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
Hungarian hockey team needs billets Hungary’s U16 national hockey team made quite an impression at last year’s annual Richmond International Bantam Midget Hockey Tournament. They’re back again this year, but in need of billet families. Dec-12-2017
Green signs in Maritimes Richmond’s Hannah Green will play hockey next season in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Dec-12-2017
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
Winners of five in a row, Sockeyes hosting Delta Thursday Defenceman Matt Brown picked up an assist in the Sockeyes’ 4-1 win over Ridge Meadows last week; their fifth victory in a row. Richmond will host rival Delta on Teddy Bear Toss Night this Thursday at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the 50/50 draw will go to the Richmond Christmas Fund. Dec-04-2017
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
Kajaks recognize excellence in athletes Camryn Rogers stood out in the throws circle in 2017, earning the Kajaks’ Cyrus McLean Award which recognizes the most outstanding performance by a club member. Dec-01-2017
McNair grad sets Guinness badminton record Jackson Zi Yi Yang juggled four shuttlecocks for more than four minutes. 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
A Christmas Carol comes to Gateway Russell Roberts is Scrooge in Gateway Theatre’s A Christmas Carol from Dec. 7 to 24. Nov-30-2017
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
RYBL: Hooked on hoops Tim Carkner (left), Chris Kennedy (centre) and Jessy Dhillon (right) are three of many volunteers dedicated to fostering a love for hoops through the Richmond Youth Basketball League. Nov-29-2017
McRoberts senior boys soccer season a success McRoberts Strikers midfielder Braeden Vajda tries to manoeuvre around a Trojan during the Vancouver and District final at Hugh Boyd. Nov-28-2017
Sports Wall of Fame inductees epitomize class Coaching inductee Glenn Kishi (second left) had lots of support from family and friends at the induction ceremony. Nov-28-2017
McMath nets best field hockey finish McMath captain Dakota Chan (left) and associate captain Aish Sander proudly hoist the fifth-place trophy following the Wildcats’ 3-2 victory on penalty strokes at the B.C. high school girls’ AAA field hockey championships Friday at Minoru Park. Nov-22-2017
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
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
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
Sockeyes earn statement win at Delta Devon Vorster and his Richmond Sockeyes teammates celebrated a 3-0 victory over the Delta Ice Hawks Tuesday in Ladner. The Sockeyes host Port Moody Thursday at 7 p.m. at Minoru Arenas. Nov-15-2017
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
McRoberts wins Vancouver and District senior boys soccer title McRoberts goalie Daniel Judkowicz makes a save during penalty kicks to propel the Strikers to the Vancouver & District championship. Nov-10-2017
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
Sports Wall of Fame inductees epitomize class Olympic silver medal rower Darcy Marquardt is among the nine outstanding athletes, builders, coaches and officials who will be permanently inducted into the Richmond Sports Wall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 18 at Richmond City Hall. 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
Second-place showdown Thursday Seamus Collins and his Richmond Sockeyes’ teammates will be hoping for two points when they host the North Vancouver Wolf Pack Thursday at 7 p.m. at Minoru Arenas. Nov-07-2017
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
Sockeyes fighting cancer Richmond Sockeyes captain Tyler Andrews leads on and off the ice. Third in Pacific Junior Hockey League scoring with 30 points in 14 games, he is also spearheading his team’s fundraiser to further cancer research. Oct-31-2017
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 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
Low keeping the NHL dream alive Brayden Low (wearing the famous Chiefs’ jersey) played last season with the ECHL Rapid City Rush. This season, he’s suited up with the Quad City Mallards, an affiliate of the Vegas Golden Knights. Oct-24-2017
Sockeyes hit stride after flurry of deals Richmond Sockeyes’ coach Steve Robinson is encouraged by his team’s more-complete play of late. Oct-24-2017
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
A Little Night Music a big hit In A Little Night Music, Warren Kimmel as Fredrik offers a stellar performance in a strong cast at Richmond’s Gateway Theatre. Oct-14-2017
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
Sockeyes bolster blueline; net pair of wins Cameron Kovesdi scored a goal in each of the Richmond Sockeyes’ wins this week. Oct-06-2017
McNair grad sets Guinness badminton record McNair grad Jackson Yang set a world record in badminton. Oct-06-2017
Women elevated in the arts in Minoru Chapel series opener Scenes from the opera Alma will delight both lovers of high voices and lovers of villains with deeper voices. Oct-02-2017
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
Sockeyes seek second straight victory tonight Connor Alderson and his Richmond Sockeyes’ teammates celebrated a well-deserved 2-1 win over the Mission City Outlaws Thursday night at Minoru Arenas. Sep-29-2017
Appeal for all ages in Gateway season opener Rose McNeil and Arinea Hermans in musical A Little Night Music. 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
Canucks Stecher returns to his roots Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher was one of three former Richmond Minor Hockey players (Kelly Sutherland and Trevor Hanson being the others) honoured by the association recently. 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
Trojans heading to Vernon with something to prove Hugh Boyd Trojans hope their continued hard work in practice will pay off later in the season. Sep-19-2017
Lessons learned on Hugh Boyd gridiron Hugh Boyd Trojans kicked off their 2017 high school football campaign Sept. 8. Sep-18-2017
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
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
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
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
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
Sockeyes look to soar this season New head coach Steve Robinson is ultimately focused on leading the Richmond Sockeyes to a Cyclone Taylor Cup this season. The local junior hockey club is hosting the provincial championship next April. 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
World Festival highlights Labour Day long weekend Canadian rockers Tokyo Police Club are the headlining entertainment on Saturday night. Aug-29-2017
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
Richmond FC donates $5000 to Richmond chapter of KidSport Thanks to generous donations in lieu of a registration fee at this week's Stoke City soccer camp, Richmond FC was able to donate $5,171 to KidSport Richmond so all kids can play. Aug-22-2017
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
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
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
Irish enjoy a wee bit o' luck at Nations Cup; Italy retains men's Open Division title Ireland outscored England 4-1 to win the women’s title at the Nations Cup soccer tournament. Jul-17-2017
UBC soars to Dolphin Classic title UBC Thunderbirds soared to a 57-51 win over Athelite in the Dolphin Basketball Classic men’s final Sunday at Richmond South Arm Park. TOKO outscored UFV 79-52 in the women’s title game. 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
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
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
Aboriginal Day celebrations at City Centre Community Centre on Saturday Aboriginal Day main facilitator, Terry Point, Musqueam Nation Cultural educator. 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
Sockeyes a family for all seasons The original 1972 Richmond Sockeyes included current owner, then captain, Doug Paterson. Jun-14-2017
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
Radocaj makes Canada basketball lineup Canada's under-16 team will play in Argentina next week. Jun-07-2017
Library to host free summer kids programs Popular children's books Jun-06-2017
Interurban rolls on in history Steveston Interurban Tram Restoration Open House May-31-2017
Top seeds lead Richmond athletes into this week’s B.C. High School Track and Field Championships Camryn Rogers is one of 46 McMath athletes who’ve qualified for this week’s, June 1 to 3, B.C. High School Track and Field Championships in Langley. 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
Strikers mine silver on BC rugby pitch Hugh McRoberts Strikers May-30-2017
Richmond City Hall adds to our art collection Artist, John Horton presents painting Arrival of the S.V. Titania to the City of Richmond May-29-2017
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
Mounties nab suspect after cop's bike dragged for a block The 7000 block of Saba Road where a suspect allegedly drove a stolen vehicle over the bicycle of an RCMP bike patrol member. May-19-2017
Lansdowne Road extension opened New Lansdowne Road extension opened early Friday afternoon. 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
Kajaks hosting B.C. elementary track and field championships Richmond’s Lawrence Man, 9, has discovered a penchant for the shot put. He entered his first B.C. Elementary Track and Field Championships, hosted by the Kajaks, last year. This year's event is May 26 to 28 at Minoru Park May-17-2017
Not your grannie’s rheumatism Patient Julia Chayko and Arthritis Research Canada’s Dr. John Esdaile. May-09-2017
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
Taking a RISK to kill cancer Dr. Sandra Dunn, founder and CEO of Richmond biotech firm, Phoenix Molecular Design. May-03-2017






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