From dancing cops and Golden meteors to floods, fires and COVID, here’s a look at the most popular Black Press articles of 2021.
The 7 Generations Steward Society had a surprise during a small ceremony they held to commemorate the 215 children found buried at the Kamloops Residential School.
Golden, B.C. resident Ruth Hamilton awoke to a bang and a rock as big as her fist on her pillow.
Vanderhoof RCMP entertained thousands after a video of their coordinated dance moves went viral.
An Abbotsford farm has become the first in the Fraser Valley – and one of a few in Canada – to grow and sell the flower that produces the world’s most expensive spice.
A woman who parks her car on the street near her workplace in south Oak Bay has had about half a dozen notes put on her car from a resident claiming it’s in front of their house.
The company behind the commercial truck caught on camera driving dangerously on Highway 5A last week has had its licence suspended by the B.C. government.
A Burns Lake man is turning heads after taking a lynx by the scruff after it broke in and attacked his chicken coop.
Three separate slides closed the Coquihalla and Hwy. 1 just north east of the Lower Mainland after an unprecedented atmospheric river on Nov. 14.
The RCMP has concluded an almost two-year-long international drug investigation after finding nearly two dozen bricks of cocaine in bananas shipped to Central Okanagan grocers in February 2019.
Riders from motorcycle clubs across Canada attended the Langley service for the president of the Haney chapter of the Hells Angels, Mike Hadden on Saturday, Sept. 4.
It’s been nearly two years since Colin Dowler freed himself from the claws and teeth of a grizzly bear using a pocket knife.
“We saw him barrelling down the highway and we said, he’s not going to stop. I laid on the horn for a good 10 seconds and he blew right by us,” Salmon Arm resident Phaedra Idzan said.
A South Surrey grandmother thought she was doing the right thing by going into the U.S. to buy gasoline after the B.C. government placed a 30-litre limit on the amount of fuel drivers are allowed to purchase at one time.
Instead, Marlane Jones was hit with a $5,700 fine.
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure built a “Tiger Dam” across Highway 1 on Nov. 28 to try to keep floodwaters in the Sumas River.
A family who owned a pet pig in downtown Chilliwack received some tragic news after they were forced to re-home him due to a violation of a Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) bylaw.
Chilliwack school board asked Barry Neufeld to resign due to a controversial Facebook post. In the same meeting, Neufeld lit a cigarette, drank wine and appeared to fall asleep.
After more than 20 years a celebrated orca family has ventured back into an old haunt near the North Island.
Frustrated by the amount of destruction and disrespect he’s seen in his First Nation’s territory this summer, Tla-o-qui-aht member Timmy Masso is planning to block tourists from accessing West Main Forest Service Road on Tuesday.
Two hundred and ninety homes were hurriedly placed on evacuation order late Sunday night, Nov. 14.
It was PAW Patrol to the rescue for an adventure-attracting Loon Lake two-year-old and Felix the cat, who presumably only has eight lives left after a potentially nasty eagle encounter was averted by a dollar store helmet.
Footage taken through Lytton shows mass destruction in wake of a quick-moving fire that raced through the central B.C. town Wednesday, amid a provincial heat wave that saw national record-breaking temperatures.
James has been living on the streets of Chilliwack for years. He has been sleeping on Vedder Road, on the sidewalk outside the BC Liquor Store in Sardis.
But on Thursday (Feb. 11) James had a new place to sleep.
Hundreds of RVs were on fire at the site near the flooded Highway 1, just east of Whatcom Road. Plumes of thick black toxic smoke could be seen from miles away, with fire crews being hampered from getting closer to the scene due to flooding in the area.
A little bobcat was enjoying his breakfast of duck just outside Trail when he froze to the train track he’d been sitting on. Lucky for the cat, a train crew spotted him and came to the rescue.
The summer’s massive White Rock Lake wildfire led to the evacuation of entire communities.
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