February 19, 2018

Avalanche kills skier in Revelstoke

An avalanche has claimed the life of a backcountry skier in Revelstoke. Officials say it happened in the Greely Lake area, on the north side of Mount MacKenzie, in an area out of bounds for the nearby resort. Three skiers in a group of six were buried. Police say two were rescued unhurt, but the third man did not survive. Crews expect to recover … [Read more...]

Car crash into Vancouver light pole kills 26-year-old passenger

Vancouver police are investigating after a car crashed into a light pole early this morning, killing a passenger. Police say the car was heading south on Cambie from 33rd Avenue when it veered off the road and hit the pole around 12:30 a.m. A 26-year-old woman in the passenger seat was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released … [Read more...]

Plane crash kills 1 near Pitt Meadows

Transportation Safety Board investigators will be back this morning at the site of float plane crash in Pitt Lake yesterday.  The Cessna 172 was on a training flight out of Pitt Meadows airport when something went wrong and it crash-landed in the lake. Nearby boaters were able to help the student pilot, but the instructor with the Pacific Rim … [Read more...]

Video tells story of local teen who kills herself after being bullied

A sad story is trending on Twitter this morning in Vancouver. #RIPAMANDA is spreading on the social media site after it appears the teen was severely bullied at school and took her own life. It started when a 15-year-old girl named Amanda posted a video on YouTube. She flips through index cards, telling about how she was tormented by bullies … [Read more...]

Float plane crash kills 1 in Williams Lake

RCMP say a Cessna float plane crashed in Williams Lake yesterday, killing its pilot. The lone passenger survived, however. Officials say they got a call around 10 p.m. of an overdue privately owned aircraft. No names have been released yet and the Transportation Safety Board is investigating.     CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

“Prometheus” Kills del Toro’s “Madness”?

Quite a lot of people mourned when word came last year that Universal had scrapped plans for Guillermo del Toro's life-long dream project, his adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's "At The Mountains Of Madness". del Toro's determination to stick with an R-rating and the hefty budget (around $ 150M) made it a tough sell, but he (and many of us) held out … [Read more...]

Avalanche kills one in Sparwood

A snowmobiler was killed Friday after an avalanche near Sparwood. Police say six others – all snowmobilers – were able to dodge the wall of snow. The slide happened yesterday afternoon – just hours after an avalanche warning was posted for much of B.C. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Goldsource kills Zero Emission merger

VANCOUVER - Coal miner Goldsource Mines Inc. (TSXV:GXS) has killed a merger agreement with Zero Emission Energy Plants Ltd. after difficulties completing a financing.Goldsource said a number of conditions, including completion of an $ 11-million financing "do not now appear to be achievable on a timely basis.""Raising the necessary financing has … [Read more...]

Head-on Surrey highway crash kills 3

Highway 10 was closed at 136th Street for over eight hours Saturday morning while RCMP investigated the scene of a fatal head-on crash. (Pascal ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]

Crash involving ambulance on Highway 97, kills critically ill patient

8/5/2011 One person is dead after a collison involving an ambulance on Highway 97 in Hixon, BC, near Prince George. Corporal Craig Douglass with Prince George RCMP, says the collision with a ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]