DA: Commissioner broke no law on expenses, but clarity would help

During Martin's successful campaign for re-election last fall, his Democratic challenger, John Acha, and local Democratic leaders accused Martin of “double-dipping” by using a county...

Area students recognized for academic achievement

NEW HAVEN: Lakin E. Bissell, Jesse C. Johnson, Ryan P. Thomas, Cadence N. Weaver and Katilyn N. Zerkle. .... WINFIELD: Megan N. Atkinson, Parker S.

Bennett copes with pressure; Squirrels sweep twin bill

When T.J. Bennett steps into the batter's box, he holds his bat a full arm's length away. He feels the stares of the fans. He...

John Covington Wilkinson

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Irene Boa Wilkinson; his children, Jaclyn Wilkinson (Brian) Morgan, Andy (Kristy) Wilkinson of Vicksburg and...

Metro board asks new gov't to reconsider Massey Tunnel project

On Friday, the board approved a motion to send a letter to new Transportation Minister Claire Trevena asking for an update on the project. In...

Billy King reckons Scott McDonald can score 20 goals for Dundee United this season – and he's the missing piece of ...

“We have older lads like Willo Flood, Tam Scobbie and now Scott McDonald along with younger ones like Scott Fraser and Matty Smith. “You need...

Gary Johnson will add to threadbare Cheltenham Town squad ...

Cheltenham Town's players will be in on Sunday as they make use of all the time available to them ahead of next week's League Two...

Watch the NDP government rely on Vision Vancouver tactics to destroy the BC Liberal brand

Christy Clark and former cabinet ministers such as Mike de Jong, Rich Coleman, Todd Stone, Mike Bernier, and Wilkinson won't be spared. Expect these reports...

The dimmed political legacy of Christy Clark

Going into the election, Clark was extremely unpopular and her party was expected to lose to Adrian Dix's NDP. At the outset of the campaign,...

BUCHOLTZ: New leaders indebted to South Fraser region's voters ...

The South Fraser area played a key role in helping the BC NDP gain power in the provincial election. The appointments the new government has...

Penticton MLA responds to Clark resignation

MLA Dan Ashton said it was a difficult morning as former Premier Christy Clark announced she was not only stepping down as leader of the...

The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

(blog)Andrew Crespo analyzed whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller is bound by the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel's memos on the topic. Quinta Jurecic...

More events, less traffic

... the conservative fiscal approach with a strong social conscience." Letnick says he intends to finish out his third term as MLA, and run again...

MLA Doug Clovechok “shocked” by Christy Clark's resignation

Todd Stone (former Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure), Andrew Wilkinson (former Minister of Advanced Education) and Mike Bernier (former Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and...

Dermod Travis: NDP should check what's down in the cellar

As the new B.C. government settles in and email accounts are transferred over, it'll soon be time for them to pluck up the courage to...

Richard Lee Eis to celebrate 90th birthday

Mr. Richard Lee Eis, of Bonaparte, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house hosted by his family from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 6, at...

As supply grows, renters finding relief in Austin apartment market

Robin Davis, owner of Austin Investor Interests, which also tracks the market, said the area's apartment market remains “vibrant,” but said “growth has slowed to...

Editorial: BC sends bad vibes to business

If B.C. Finance Minister Carole James is to have any hope of balancing the budget, she'll need the revenues generated by development projects and the...

Oklahoma County land sales for Saturday, July 29

Matthew Kyle Hogg and Amy Lynn Hogg from JCM Enterprises LLC, 1520 Glenwood Ave., Nichols Hills, $1,450,000. Marsh M. Pitman and ... Aria Properties LLC...

Pink Heals Tour coming to Glenmoor

Wilson and Deputy Chief Bill Bennett encourage the community to come to the fire station Tuesday to meet those involved with the program, sign the...

Stewart may be interested in reclaiming job as MLA

Vancouver Sun (subscription)The scenario meant speculation swirled in the political sphere concerning what Clark might be moving onto, who is interested in being the next...

Letnick: 'I was surprised'

Friday's announcement caught those within caucus off guard, including Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick. "I was surprised. She has always been there for us," said...

Who will be the next leader of the BC Liberals?

Possible successors to Christy Clark: Ellis Ross, Dianne Watts, Jas Johal, Mike Bernier. Let the speculation games begin. #bcpoli. — Keith Baldrey (@keithbaldrey) July 28,...

Martyn Brown: Parsing the NDP blame game on LNG

That, and the decision by Christy Clark to resign as B.C. leader, trusting the keys to her opposition caucus shop temporarily to Rich Coleman: the...

Clark's resignation opens door to big field of leadership hopefuls

B.C. Liberal MLAs and political observers alike expressed surprise Friday at the news of former premier Christy Clark's resignation, a move that opens the door ...BC...

MLA Rich Coleman selected Interim Leader of the BC Liberals

Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad says losing Clark comes as sad news. “She recognized that there's some real challenges that we will have going forward...

Best of Whidbey Fraser's 'art of giving' holds strong in daily life

(subscription) (subscription)Ask Scott Fraser about his volunteerism spirit on view in Oak Harbor year round, and he's sure to evoke the name Keith Bartlett.

Bond heaps praise on BC Liberals' outgoing leader

Prince George-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond praised outgoing B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark for all she has done while premier of the province and avoided raising...

Big-city mayors still waiting to hear back from Abbott

Houston Chronicle - Houston ...Houston ChronicleTexas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at an event where he announced his bid for re-election, Friday, July 14, 2017, in...

Metro Vancouver Canada's third-most un-equal city for income ...

Income inequality in Metro Vancouver has increased by more than twice the national average since 1982, according to a new report that shows inequality ...and more »...

Larson shocked, but not completely surprised, as former Premier Clark stepping down as leader

Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson says she was surprised, but not completely, by the announcement Friday that Christy Clark is stepping down as B.C. Liberal leader.

MLAs won't pursue Liberal leadership

Local MLAs are already insisting they won't replace Christy Clark as B.C. Liberal leader. The party position is open after Clark announced she would step...

Why BC Liberals might lean on Michael Lee to be their next leader after Christy Clark

Two who might have a chance in a leadership race are Darryl Plecas (Abbotsford South) and Jordan Sturdy (West Vancouver–Sea to Sky). If either were...

Christy Clark resigns as MLA and leader of BC Liberal party, Rich Coleman to serve as interim

The Liberal caucus selected Rich Coleman, longtime MLA for Langley and key Clark deputy during her six-and-a-half years as premier, as its interim leader. The...

Kaplan man arrested in road rage incident | KLFY

RAYNE, La. () Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested a Kaplan man and charged him with 2 counts of aggravated assault after...

Christy Clark through the years: photos

She came up short that fall, losing out to Sam Sullivan. Jeff Vinnick photo. 2005: Christy Clark has rival candidate Sam Sullivan (seated) laughing during...

Christy Clark will resign as leader of BC Liberals

Jordan Sturdy of the party was re-elected to represent the area, managing to get 9,600 votes, about 42 per cent. Sturdy won the riding in...

BREAKING: Christy Clark resigns as Liberal leader

Christy Clark is now the former leader of the BC Liberals. After saying she planned to serve as Opposition leader, Clark announced her resignation this...

Former BC premier Christy Clark says she intends to resign as party leader

Premier Christy Clark arrives to speak to the amendment of the throne speech in the legislative assembly before the confidence vote at the B.C. Legislature...

Season's at Highland Lake honored for outstanding wine program

(blog)“It is so exciting to once again be listed among the best restaurants in the world, we are very proud of our wine offerings...

NDPers just moving on into Liberal offices

The MLAs elected in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows May 9, have both moved into the old offices of their former Liberal MLA rivals Marc...

Christy Clark resigns as leader of B.C. Liberal Party

CBC.ca - British ...CBC.caFormer premier Christy Clark will step down as leader of the B.C. Liberal Party on Aug. 4 and leave politics.Christy Clark to...

Attorney General David Eby defends donation ban delay

The NDP made banning corporate and union donations to political parties a key part of their election platform, but Attorney General David Eby says now...

MLA REPORT: The role of an MLA

As well, I am always open to your feedback on any provincial matter. Lana Popham is the MLA for Saanich South and the Minister of...

MLA wants 'positive' tourism campaign

Now, Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo is calling on the NDP government to send out the message that B.C.– and in particular the Shuswap – is...

Jenny Kwan endorses Singh in NDP race

(subscription) (subscription)B.C. New Democrat MP Jenny Kwan is endorsing Jagmeet Singh — his fourth federal caucus endorsement since entering the NDP leadership race. The...

State throws curveball at local law enforcement

But again, we just don't have enough information right now. We are ... McRae added that he has funds in place in his proposed budget...

Jane Austen goes missing in action | afr.com

Since the celebrated novelist died 200 years ago, more nonsense has been said about her than any other writer.and more »...

Politics Briefing newsletter: BC Premier John Horgan confident softwood deal is close

Times ColonistB.C. Premier John Horgan wrapped up a trip to Washington by striking an optimistic tone that a deal to resolve the softwood lumber dispute...

NDP government to spur BC school construction

The NDP government plans to accelerate the planning, approval and construction of new schools to make up for years of “neglect” by the former Liberal...