Katya Slepian

Not guilty pleas entered in connection with Greely incident near Revelstoke

CP Rail, employees accused of ordering train parked without brakes near Revelstoke plead not guilty

Stats Canada data shows that 16.9 per cent of the Canadian population is 65 and over. (Ann/Flickr)

Seniors outnumber kids in B.C.: Stats Can

British Columbia is the fifth oldest province in Canada, 2016 census numbers show

Stats Canada data shows that 16.9 per cent of the Canadian population is 65 and over. (Ann/Flickr)

Lower Mainland residents shift to condos, duplexes: census

Detached homes make up less than one-third of Greater Vancouver houses

Townhouse prices have shot up in the Lower Mainland. (JupiterImages photo)

Townhouse, condo prices rise in Lower Mainland

Detached homes stayed steadier in an otherwise hot real estate market

Townhouse prices have shot up in the Lower Mainland. (JupiterImages photo)
New West Police Chief Cst. Dave Jones lays out the details of the 1996 sexual assault of a senior. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Man arrested in 1996 sexual assault of New Westminster senior

James Gray of Vancouver has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of Dorothy Darnell

New West Police Chief Cst. Dave Jones lays out the details of the 1996 sexual assault of a senior. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Langley City best place to build a house in Lower Mainland: report

Langley City best place to build a house in Lower Mainland: report

Langley Township and Surrey were among the hardest places to get a home built

Langley City best place to build a house in Lower Mainland: report
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ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties

Federal legislation leaves distribution and enforcement up to provinces

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A protestor at Sunset Beach for the 4/20 event. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Crowds gather for Vancouver’s 4/20 celebration

Event at Sunset Beach remained calm

A protestor at Sunset Beach for the 4/20 event. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Signs of the election cropping up across B.C.

Quesnel and Terrace crack down on signage, while the Lower Mainland takes a laissez-faire approach

The Province of British Columbia is prepared to spend $24 million on improvements to Highway 4, saying it is more cost effective than to consider a second route in and out of Port Alberni via Horne Lake.

Government says no to Hwy. 4 connector

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has turned down the option for an alternate route in and out of the Alberni Valley.

The Province of British Columbia is prepared to spend $24 million on improvements to Highway 4, saying it is more cost effective than to consider a second route in and out of Port Alberni via Horne Lake.
The 2014 study outlined five possible locations for the transshipment hub.

Port Alberni Transshipment Hub process lacks consultation: Wyton

Bamfield director Keith Wyton isn't pleased that he was excluded from an Ottawa trip lobbying for a transshipment hub close to Bamfield

The 2014 study outlined five possible locations for the transshipment hub.
A former fire chief snaps a photo of my attempt to drive the Port Alberni Fire Department's vintage fire truck.

Time to say farewell

Reporter Katya Slepian says goodbye.

A former fire chief snaps a photo of my attempt to drive the Port Alberni Fire Department's vintage fire truck.
The Port Alberni Port Authority first proposed the $1.7 billion project in 2013.

Alberni pitches PATH to Ottawa

Mayor Mike Ruttan and PAPA CEO Zoran Knezevic optimistic about proposed transshipment hub's future.

The Port Alberni Port Authority first proposed the $1.7 billion project in 2013.
North Island College automotive instructor Patrick Belfry supervises a student performing a wheel alignment at the Port Alberni campus.

State-of-the-art tools boost North Island College’s programs

Port Alberni campus granted $187,000 in Septrmber 2016.

North Island College automotive instructor Patrick Belfry supervises a student performing a wheel alignment at the Port Alberni campus.
Toquaht Nation Coun. Kirsten Johnsen, left, is sworn in as a voting member of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board of directors on Wednesday.

Toquaht formally joins ACRD

Toquaht Nation Coun. Kirsten Johnsen’s appointment the final of Maa-nulth nations at ACRD

Toquaht Nation Coun. Kirsten Johnsen, left, is sworn in as a voting member of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District board of directors on Wednesday.
Sisters Darlene Tuinstra and Lorna Hawthorne hold up daffodil pins to symbolize the fight against breast cancer. Both sisters are cancer survivors and will be featured in a fundraising luncheon and fashion show.

Alberni breast cancer survivors get their chance to shine

Highlighting Port Alberni’s breast cancer survivors is the focus for the B.C. Cancer Society’s upcoming Daffodil Luncheon and Fashion Show.

Sisters Darlene Tuinstra and Lorna Hawthorne hold up daffodil pins to symbolize the fight against breast cancer. Both sisters are cancer survivors and will be featured in a fundraising luncheon and fashion show.

Bamfield to vote on water treatment

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District must borrow up to $600,000 to build Island Health treatment facility.

Members of the Nanaimo Cycling Coalition joined in Cycle Alberni’s August bike jamboree to celebrate the city’s new bike lanes.

Cycling skills course in Alberni Oct. 14-15

The course, which is offered through Cycle Alberni and parks and recreation, will be led by the Nanaimo Cycling Coalition.

Members of the Nanaimo Cycling Coalition joined in Cycle Alberni’s August bike jamboree to celebrate the city’s new bike lanes.
The band practices for the Old Time Square Dance at Janette Cormier’s and Lonnie Morse’s house.

Square dance the night away

Inaugural square dance hopes to raise money to supply and staff the Alberni Valley Gleaning Project.

The band practices for the Old Time Square Dance at Janette Cormier’s and Lonnie Morse’s house.

Fraser angry at premier

Premier Christy Clark has cancelled the fall session of the B.C. Legislature—and Alberni-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser isn’t happy about it.