February 22, 2018

Human remains discovered in grassy marsh area in Richmond

The coroner's office has been called in after human remains were found in Richmond. Corporal Sherrdean Turley says the mounties were called in around 10:00 Saturday morning to a grassy marsh area. "The remains are skeletal in nature which leads our investigators to believe they have been there for some time." Turley says the Coast Guard assisted … [Read more...]

Proposed casino project voted down by Surrey council will not go to another area of the municipality

After a proposed casino and entertainment complex was nixed by Surrey City Council early Saturday morning, BC’s Minister responsible for gaming says the complex will not go to another location in the city. Rich Coleman says the city has indicated it's not interested after saying no to the complex on a property that is already zoned for a … [Read more...]

The explosions rocked the area, and the smoke could be seen for miles

Much of a North Langley business was levelled Tuesday. Fire crews were called to Ken Johnson Trucking in the area of 96-A Street and Telegraph Trail around 2:00. Assistant Chief Bruce Ferguson is with the Township of Langley Fire Department. He says at least one tanker exploded, leaving tanker parts all over the back parking lot, "Several … [Read more...]

Four people sent to hospital after boats collide in Ladner area

Four people have been taken to hospital--all with non-life threatening injuries-- after two boats collided east of Westham Island in the Ladner area late Sunday night. One man was taken away by police for a breathalyzer test. Darren Morley is with the Coast Guard. "We got a call from Delta Police last evening just before 11:00 about a possible … [Read more...]

AMC Axes “Killing”, Adds “Area 51”

AMC has axed the American version of "The Killing" after two seasons as the network has opted not to renew the mystery drama for a third go around. Fox TV Studios however plans to shop the series to other networks reports The Live Feed. Launched to solid reviews and strong numbers last year, critical acclaim for the show quickly dropped off while … [Read more...]

People in Sicamous area able to return home

About 250 people can return to their homes in Swansea Point in the Shuswap area after their evacuation order has been lifted. Robyn Cyr with the Shuswap emergency program explains that the situation has stabilized. "They did a flyover of the two creeks actually yesterday and determined that there was no danger of any further debris coming down … [Read more...]

Power outages in Vancouver’s False Creek area

Nearly a thousand people in Vancouver are in the dark this hour, because a bird flew into power lines. According to B.C. Hydro, most of the affected customers are in the area between just west of the Cambie Bridge and Quebec Street, and about 5th Avenue all the way to False Creek. Hydro estimates power will be back on shortly. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Gale Anne Hurd Produces “Area 51” Series

"The Walking Dead" executive producer Gale Anne Hurd and her Valhalla Entertainment banner have optioned and are developing an hourlong dramatic TV series based on Annie Jacobsen’s book "Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base" reports Deadline. The story follows two men working on the base who are thrust into danger … [Read more...]

Summit To Adapt “Area 52” Comic

Summit Entertainment has acquired the film rights to Brian Haberlin's comic "Area 52" reports Deadline. The story follows a top-secret Antarcitca warehouse the U.S. government uses to store hideous creatures and mystical weapons. When an aggressive new alien is accidentally hatched, the group of misfits hired to watch over the warehouse must … [Read more...]

Transit ridership climbs in Vancouver area

VANCOUVER - Metro Vancouver's public transit system is well on its way towards transporting more people this year than even during 2010, when B.C. hosted the Olympic Games.TransLink says it's on track to charting a new record for annual ridership, having already moved commuters for more than 114 million trips during the first six months of … [Read more...]