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Winners ponder results

Casey Cook laments loss of Jim Goring on board, Ewen celebrates 'positive vision'

New Westminster Quay Dutch Christmas celebration called racist

A Dutch Christmas celebration planned for the Westminster Quay next Saturday is being criticized as having racist elements by members of the black community. Sinterklaas, the Dutch Christmas celebration traditionally held on Dec.

Atkinson, Goring and Watt bid adieu to New Westminster school board

It was a bittersweet night tinged with humour for three outgoing school trustees as they attended their last New Westminster school board meeting.

Newcomers top school board winners

Newcomers Jonina Campbell and David Phelan topped the polls Saturday night as the four New Westminster and District Labour Council-endorsed candidates took control of the seven-member New Westminster school board.

Turnout down in city

More voters, but with jump in population, actual overall turnout is down since 2008 More people may have voted in the 2011 civic election than in 2008, but it still translated into a decrease in overall voter turnout.

New Westminster native Kyle Turris ends holdout, signs with Coyotes

TSN.ca is reporting that Kyle Turris, the No. 3 overall draft pick in the 2007 draft, has re-signed with the Phoenix Coyotes.

New Westminster Animal Shelter cats test positive for deadly virus

A cat that contacted calicivirus has died at the New Westminster Animal Shelter. The City of New Westminster is taking action to contain an outbreak of the infectious viral feline disease at the shelter in Queensborough.

New Westminster police receive awards

Two of New Westminster's finest were among 69 police officers in the province to receive awards for service at last week's B.C. Police Honours Night. Former Chief Const. Lorne Zapotichny and Const. Gerald Lau were both recognized at the Nov.

New Westminster police warn Christmas shoppers: leave gifts out of sight

With little more than a month until Christmas, New Westminster Police are reminding the public to use extra caution while out gift shopping.

New Westminster school board wrap-up: Cook laments Goring's loss, Ewen celebrates city's "positive vision"

While Casey Cook wondered if he should have robbed a bank to finance his school board campaign, Michael Ewen celebrated another election win that will see his tenure extend to 35 years.