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New Westminster crime stats increase slightly

New Westminster has seen a three per cent increase in Criminal Code offences in the first eight months of the year and is on track to have its first increase in raw numbers in the last four years.

CUPE prez wants extra 45 minutes

The president of CUPE local 409 wants the New Westminster school district to pay for an extra 45 minutes a week for his members who work with special-needs students with the roughly $700,000 of additional funding the district is getting this year.

Surrey man charged in New Westminster hospital crash

A 27-year-old Surrey man now faces multiple charges related to the Sept. 9 incident where a pickup truck crashed through the front entrance of the Royal Columbian Hospital.

Two New Westminster residents die in Coquihalla car accident

Two New Westminster residents are among the three people who died in a single-car accident on the Coquihalla Highway on Friday night.

New Westminster police investigate pepper spraying incident on bus

New Westminster police are looking for a man who's alleged to have pepper sprayed a bus driver and two transit passengers on Sunday night. The incident occurred at approximately 9:46 p.m.

Harbour made the city

One of the most important reasons for the selection of New Westminster as the colonial capital was its harbour potential.

What's on this weekend

Whether you're feeling crafty, sporty or communityminded, there's something to your liking in the city this weekend. We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend.


Former New Westminster MP Paul Forseth is throwing his hat into the provincial political ring in a big way. Forseth announced on Twitter Thursday that he will be running for the party president job for the B.C. Conservatives at its Sept.

Extra bounty is a boon for city food bank

The Plant a Row/Grow a Row program has been enjoying a surge in donations in recent weeks as the warm weather improves growing conditions.
Shelby makes history for the Hyacks

Shelby makes history for the Hyacks

Here's a hint for football players who line up opposite No. 87 on the varsity New Westminster Hyacks football team: Fear the ponytail. No.
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