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The Hawaii Mars at its base in central Vancouver Island (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Coulson says he’s heard ‘nothing yet’ on Hawaii Mars offer

The waterbomber could be available to fight wildfires by early August

The Hawaii Mars at its base in central Vancouver Island (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Arshdeep Purba of Surrey took home the Miss BC crown on Sunday night. (Black Press photo)

PHOTOS: Arshdeep Purba takes home Miss BC crown

Surrey contestant wowed the judges

Arshdeep Purba of Surrey took home the Miss BC crown on Sunday night. (Black Press photo)
(Katya Slepian/Black Press)

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A dramatic Delta creek rescue, a near drowning in Harrison and more you need to know

(Katya Slepian/Black Press)
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Lots of medevacs over Canada Day weekend: JRCC

Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Victoria responded to 77 calls over three days

(JRCC/Twitter)
West Vancouver Police impounded a Ferrari going 210 kilometres per hour over the Lions Gate Bridge. (West Vancouver Police photo)

Ferrari clocked going 210 km/h over Lions Gate Bridge

Two-time offender charged with speeding and reckless driving

West Vancouver Police impounded a Ferrari going 210 kilometres per hour over the Lions Gate Bridge. (West Vancouver Police photo)
This South Surrey mansion will set you back $28 million. (Remax)

Two of Canada’s priciest homes in South Surrey: list

The most expensive house is still in Vancouver, but suburb costs are getting closer

This South Surrey mansion will set you back $28 million. (Remax)
Surrey RCMP closed off several blocks around the 148 Street and 108 Avenue intersection. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

UPDATE: Coquitlam man expected to survive after ‘brazen’ Surrey shooting

RCMP are investigating after a man was shot in Guildford

Surrey RCMP closed off several blocks around the 148 Street and 108 Avenue intersection. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Former RCMP spokesperson Tim Shields. (File photo)

Tim Shields sex assault trial back in court in August

Former RCMP spokesperson’s case relates to an alleged bathroom assault

Former RCMP spokesperson Tim Shields. (File photo)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue training in white water. (Maple Ridge News)

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Langley man convicted in a pyramid scheme, two water rescues and more

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue training in white water. (Maple Ridge News)
Crews battle an early June wildfire near Tete Jaune Cache in northeastern B.C. (BC Wildfire Service)

Slow start for B.C.’s 2017 wildfire season

2016 saw almost quadruple the fires by the end of June

Crews battle an early June wildfire near Tete Jaune Cache in northeastern B.C. (BC Wildfire Service)
(Black Press files)

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Canada Day celebrations, a rescue on Pitt Lake, wildfires and more you need to know

(Black Press files)
No serious injuries were reported after an Amtrak train derailed in Washington. (West Pierce Fire Rescue photo)

VIDEO: Amtrak train from Vancouver-Oregon derails near Tacoma

Amtrak reports no major injuries but is investigating cause

No serious injuries were reported after an Amtrak train derailed in Washington. (West Pierce Fire Rescue photo)
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UPDATE: Whistler wildfire shrinks to 0.35 hectares

Fire broke out at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday

(Twitter: @Jonathon_Girard)
UPDATE: Harrison Hot Springs wildfire still has potential to grow with tricky conditions

UPDATE: Harrison Hot Springs wildfire still has potential to grow with tricky conditions

B.C. Wildfire Service has issued a notice for people to stay away from areas near Harrison Lake

UPDATE: Harrison Hot Springs wildfire still has potential to grow with tricky conditions
Hundreds of people showed up to a Cannabis Culture rally at Thornton Park on Canada Day. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Pot rally sends ‘smoke signal’ to Ottawa

Vancouver protesters joined the Cannabis Club in making their displeasure known

Hundreds of people showed up to a Cannabis Culture rally at Thornton Park on Canada Day. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
Drummers gear up to set a world record in Vancouver (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

VIDEO: Drumming their way to world record fame for Canada 150

Hundreds of Canadians gathered to show Guiness what they were made of

Drummers gear up to set a world record in Vancouver (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
B.C. school for sale in grad prank

B.C. school for sale in grad prank

It’s your way into the Lower Mainland real estate market

B.C. school for sale in grad prank
Man smashes through gates, launches car onto BC Ferry

Man smashes through gates, launches car onto BC Ferry

Sunshine Coast RCMP say he then tried to steal staff cars

Man smashes through gates, launches car onto BC Ferry
(Burnaby RCMP)

VIDEO: Driver arrested after Burnaby flagger hit

Police say the victim is in serious condition

(Burnaby RCMP)
(Black Press)

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An ingenious solution to car crashes, problems with the West Coast Express and more you need to know

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