By Stephanie Rice August 19, 2014 7:54 p.m.
Pictures of positive chalked messages — and hearts, rainbows and smiley faces — beamed in Tuesday from all 50 states and Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, India, Mexico, New Zealand and Scotland, to the delight of Vancouver's Joy Team, which started Chalk the Walks in 2011. This year, more than 4,000 people participated around the world, said Michele McKeag Larsen, who co-founded the nonprofit Joy Team in 2010 with her daughter, Taryn, when her daughter was a student Hough Elementary School.
By Stephanie Rice August 18, 2014 11:13 p.m.
Colorful glass pipes should soon disappear from near the cash register at more than a dozen convenience stores and gas stations in Vancouver, following a vote of the City Council on Monday to prohibit the display of drug paraphernalia in any area accessible by minors.
By Stephanie Rice August 9, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Remains believed to be Yosuke Onishi, missing since November
By Stephanie Rice August 4, 2014 9:50 p.m.
Vancouver will explore allowing "safe and sane" fireworks year-round, while keeping aerial and loud fireworks limited to the Fourth of July.