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PHOTOS: The dog days of summer - literally

PHOTOS: The dog days of summer - literally

Going to the dogs in the Royal City

Doggy Fun Day is aiming to provide a day of funfilled activities for dogs and their owners and to raise funds for a group that helps animals in need.

Eva's memory continues in annual event

A lawn bowling tournament held as a tribute to Eva Markvoort raised $60,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

Read and win with library's summer program

You can still read your way to win. The New Westminster Public Library's summer reading program for adults, A Taste of Reading, has been extended until Aug. 31. The program has been running since July 2.

Capt. William Irving was a force in city history

In 1872, New Westminster was struggling to recover from both the loss of the capital status to Victoria in 1868 and, like many other communities, the decline in the economic benefits of the Fraser River gold rush.

Battle obesity by keeping your whole family active

It's easy to convince yourself that obesity doesn't affect you. To joke that few extra pounds is just "extra padding.

'So proud' to lead New West fire team

Tim Armstrong happy to lead the way at city's fire department
Across the Rockies by horseback

Across the Rockies by horseback

Local woman looks back on a unique trip from the 1940s in her new book

Getting rid of Morning Glory is no easy task

Question: There are these climbing plants with white trumpet flowers mopping the ground and crawling up trees. I've tried digging and find networks of fat roots. It has been a lot of hard work.

Crazy about cars

Beautiful sunny weather greeted a huge crowd of gearheads and car aficionados at the Starlight Casino on Sunday, Aug. 7.