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Hope RCMP and the District of Hope were both on the scene after a 12 ton rock struck Richmond Hill Road. (Bob Clarke/District of Hope)

PHOTOS: Boulder larger than a car closes Hope road after rockslide

A 12-tonne rock crashing into the road has closed Richmond Hill since yesterday

Hope RCMP and the District of Hope were both on the scene after a 12 ton rock struck Richmond Hill Road. (Bob Clarke/District of Hope)
Winds amp up off Sidney on Thursday, Jan. 5. More winds are in store for the region Friday through Saturday across Greater Victoria, much of the Island and the south coast of B.C. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Winds return with gusts of 70 km/h to 100 km/h expected across Vancouver Island

Stormy pattern continues with periods of strong winds expected Sunday and Monday

Winds amp up off Sidney on Thursday, Jan. 5. More winds are in store for the region Friday through Saturday across Greater Victoria, much of the Island and the south coast of B.C. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Strong winds are in the forecast for much of coastal B.C. in the next couple of days. (Photo by Bob Orchard)

Bomb cyclone triggers wind warning for Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast

California declares state of emergency, storm weakening by the time it hits B.C.: Environment Canada

Strong winds are in the forecast for much of coastal B.C. in the next couple of days. (Photo by Bob Orchard)
Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada. (Facebook photo)

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Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada. (Facebook photo)
Ami McKay, President and Principal Designer at Pure Design. (HAVAN photo)

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Ami McKay, President and Principal Designer at Pure Design. (HAVAN photo)
Three patients were transported to hospital in stable condition following a crash on the Nanaimo Parkway at Aulds Road on Monday, Jan. 2. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Highway closed in Nanaimo for truck crash and air ambulance landing

Three patients transported to hospital in stable condition

Three patients were transported to hospital in stable condition following a crash on the Nanaimo Parkway at Aulds Road on Monday, Jan. 2. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
One man died after his truck went into Harrison Lake at Green Point Day Use Area on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (Sara Spaeti/ Facebook)

1 man dead after truck goes into B.C. lake on New Year’s Eve day

‘Witnesses described seeing the truck enter the water and disappear quickly below the surface’: RCMP

One man died after his truck went into Harrison Lake at Green Point Day Use Area on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (Sara Spaeti/ Facebook)
B.C.’s first baby of the new year is Gabriella Louise Camayan, born at Abbotsford Regional Hospital at 12:02 a.m. The proud parents are Arben Camayan and Thea Villaneu. (Fraser Health photo)

B.C.’s New Year’s baby is a little girl born in the Fraser Valley

Wee one at 5 lbs, 10 oz born at 12:02 a.m. at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

B.C.’s first baby of the new year is Gabriella Louise Camayan, born at Abbotsford Regional Hospital at 12:02 a.m. The proud parents are Arben Camayan and Thea Villaneu. (Fraser Health photo)
A vehicle went into Harrison Lake on Dec. 31, 2022. (Google Maps)

RCMP dive team, rescue crews called to report of vehicle into Harrison Lake

Bystanders witnessed vehicle go into water, did not see anyone come out, according to crews on scene

A vehicle went into Harrison Lake on Dec. 31, 2022. (Google Maps)
Barbara Walters dies at 93. (Twitter)

Barbara Walters, a superstar and pioneer in TV news, dies at 93

The cause of death is not known at this time

Barbara Walters dies at 93. (Twitter)
The stick that Canucks captain Bo Horvat gave to two young fans from Nanaimo has apparently been found and was sent to Abbotsford last night.

Missing Bo Horvat stick found, shipped to Abbotsford on Thursday night

Flair Airlines states that Nanaimo boys’ stick was found in Edmonton, sent to YXX for pickup

The stick that Canucks captain Bo Horvat gave to two young fans from Nanaimo has apparently been found and was sent to Abbotsford last night.
A flight departure board at Abbotsford International Airport illustrating the the cancellations and delays that were common through the holidays across Canada. (Jane Bouey/Twitter)

Frustrated travellers turned to Twitter when winter storm slammed Abbotsford airport

Missing luggage, no staff and cancelled flights made travel less than merry this Christmas

A flight departure board at Abbotsford International Airport illustrating the the cancellations and delays that were common through the holidays across Canada. (Jane Bouey/Twitter)
Brothers Linden (left) and Marshall Erwin are now trying to figure out a good day to travel to Vancouver to receive a replacement stick after the one they originally got from Bo Horvat went missing on a Flair Airlines flight from Edmonton.

Vancouver Canucks stickhandle around siblings’ missing hockey souvenir

Flair Airlines lost hockey stick that Bo Horvat gave to Nanaimo siblings, Canucks giving replacement

Brothers Linden (left) and Marshall Erwin are now trying to figure out a good day to travel to Vancouver to receive a replacement stick after the one they originally got from Bo Horvat went missing on a Flair Airlines flight from Edmonton.
Creekside Estate Villas located in South Pandosy area. (Google)

Kelowna condo residents without hot water for 8 days, no help in sight

Homeowners were told parts may not be available to fix the issue for up to six weeks

Creekside Estate Villas located in South Pandosy area. (Google)
Train collides with truck in Kamloops. (Contributed)
Train collides with truck in Kamloops. (Contributed)
Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Arrests and flash bangs as Kelowna police standoff continues into the night

Man from a neighbouring house was arrested after threatening police

Emergency Response Team and RCMP on scene at Cactus Road in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters arrived at Bowen and Latimer roads in the early morning Thursday, Dec. 29, to find a house fully engulfed in flames. (Nanaimo Fire Rescue photo)

House in Nanaimo that had power cut off destroyed by fire

Firefighters arrived to find house on Bowen Road fully engulfed in flames

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters arrived at Bowen and Latimer roads in the early morning Thursday, Dec. 29, to find a house fully engulfed in flames. (Nanaimo Fire Rescue photo)
Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)

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Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)
A 17-year-old who lives in Nanaimo did not show up at his family’s home in Bowser for Christmas as planned and is now considered missing. (Photos submitted)

UPDATE: Missing Nanaimo teen located safe

Family had not heard from 17-year-old since Dec. 23

A 17-year-old who lives in Nanaimo did not show up at his family’s home in Bowser for Christmas as planned and is now considered missing. (Photos submitted)
Recent storm causes significant avalanche risk for backcountry users across much of the B.C. Interior’s mountain ranges. Avalanche Canada photo.

Backcountry enthusiasts warned of avalanche risks in B.C. Interior mountains

Warning in effect through end of Monday, Jan. 2

Recent storm causes significant avalanche risk for backcountry users across much of the B.C. Interior’s mountain ranges. Avalanche Canada photo.