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About 30 students from Guildford Park Secondary are heading to the upcoming engAGe event in Vancouver, an event geared towards growing the future of agriculture. (Submitted)

Engaging youth key to sustainable future in agriculture, says B.C. teacher

engAGe event in Vancouver exposing students to world of career opportunities in agriculture industry

About 30 students from Guildford Park Secondary are heading to the upcoming engAGe event in Vancouver, an event geared towards growing the future of agriculture. (Submitted)
Quesnel RCMP responded to a report of a truck driver being accidentally run over by his trailer tires Wednesday, Feb. 5 on Highway 97. The man was taken to Williams Lake by ambulance and then airlifted to Vancouver with “serious but non-life-threatening injuries.” (Observer file photo)

Driver seriously injured after being run over by own truck in northern B.C.

The incident occurred Feb. 5 on Highway 97 in Quesnel

Quesnel RCMP responded to a report of a truck driver being accidentally run over by his trailer tires Wednesday, Feb. 5 on Highway 97. The man was taken to Williams Lake by ambulance and then airlifted to Vancouver with “serious but non-life-threatening injuries.” (Observer file photo)
Fashion Fridays: what you need to know when buying jeans

Fashion Fridays: what you need to know when buying jeans

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: what you need to know when buying jeans
Two Canadians on a cruise ship near Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Lower Mainland man on cruise ship quarantined in Japan for coronavirus

Langley man studying abroad is confined to his cabin as officials screen passengers for new cases

Two Canadians on a cruise ship near Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Darfield, B.C. (Google Maps)

Highway 5 reopened after head-on crash north of Barriere that killed two

The incident was 14 km south of Little Fort

Darfield, B.C. (Google Maps)
Chelsea Poirier was reported missing on Feb. 3. Photo supplied

RCMP looking for missing Island woman

Chelsea Poirier was last seen at her Comox Valley residence on Jan. 29

Chelsea Poirier was reported missing on Feb. 3. Photo supplied
Penticton RCMP have found the rightful owners of a headstone found in January. (RCMP - Submitted)

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.

Penticton RCMP have found the rightful owners of a headstone found in January. (RCMP - Submitted)
The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island man is reported missing

The public is asked to be on the lookout for Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

The public is asked to keep an eye out for a Comox Valley man, Michael Gazetas. Photo supplied
A section of CN Rail’s main line was washed away after heavy rainfall hit the area around Hope.

Heavy storms wash away CN rail line, cause power outages across Fraser Valley

Cowichan Valley has declared a state of emergency

A section of CN Rail’s main line was washed away after heavy rainfall hit the area around Hope.
Fashion Fridays: Quick easy fashion hacks that will really change your life

Fashion Fridays: Quick easy fashion hacks that will really change your life

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: Quick easy fashion hacks that will really change your life
Deer found entangled in lights in Kimberly, B.C. - Image- BC Conservation.

Deer freed in Kimberley after antlers get tangled up in Christmas lights

Conservation officers found the animal in distress and safely tranquilized it

Deer found entangled in lights in Kimberly, B.C. - Image- BC Conservation.
A luxury property at 5340 Seaside Place, West Vancouver for Harry and Meghan to consider (RE/MAX Canada photo)

BCLC opens novelty bet on Harry and Meghan moving to the west coast

Meanwhile, real estate agency points to four possible homes for the family

A luxury property at 5340 Seaside Place, West Vancouver for Harry and Meghan to consider (RE/MAX Canada photo)
Fashion Fridays: The basics you need for your body type

Fashion Fridays: The basics you need for your body type

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: The basics you need for your body type
Fashion Fridays: Look your best this year

Fashion Fridays: Look your best this year

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: Look your best this year
FILE – Puppies rescued by a BC Wildfire crew in 2018. (BC Wildfire)

SPCA urges province to include mandatory plans for pets during emergencies

Agency said recent floods and fires have shown a need to include pets

FILE – Puppies rescued by a BC Wildfire crew in 2018. (BC Wildfire)
(CORGI HomePlan/Flickr)

Electricity use hits record high due to cold snap, BC Hydro says

Consumption was up 16 per cent on Monday compared to the week before

(CORGI HomePlan/Flickr)
(Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Australian identified as passenger who died on Vancouver flight diverted to Honolulu

The 38-year-old was on the Air Canada flight with his wife, another family member and five children

(Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fashion Fridays: What you need to ditch and buy this year

Fashion Fridays: What you need to ditch and buy this year

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: What you need to ditch and buy this year
Fashion Fridays: How to clean out your closet

Fashion Fridays: How to clean out your closet

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: How to clean out your closet
A daring TV theft is caught on video outside a Langford Superstore. (Facebook/Shannon Burnside)

VIDEO: Footage of brazen TV theft in Victoria-area parking lot goes viral

Video shared hundreds of times on social media

A daring TV theft is caught on video outside a Langford Superstore. (Facebook/Shannon Burnside)