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PLACE NAMES: Silverton

Silverton was originally known as Four Mile or Four Mile City, after Four Mile Creek.

PLACE NAMES: Shutty Bench and Six Mile

Shutty Bench, a few kilometers north of Kaslo, was founded by Andrew Shutty and his son.

Black Press papers shine at Ma Murrays

Papers from all around B.C. took home awards in almost every single category

PLACE NAMES: Shoreacres

Shoreacres, the wide flat at the confluence of the Slocan and Kootenay rivers, was previously known as Slocan Crossing and Lancasters.

PLACE NAMES: Shields, Shirley, and Shoreholme

Was Shields named for a railway contractor or for the Shiell brothers?

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Royal Canadian Circus
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Easter around B.C.
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SASSY AWARDS: Judges select Langley's top seven youth today
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REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
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Spirit Club launches summer reading project

The BCSS Spirit Club hopes to keep people reading this summer with free book bags.

Rail event showcases Beaverdell trail potential

An event in Beaverdell highlighted the potential for rail tourism in the Boundary.

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography

The sheer monstrosity of Shanghai!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

From Vernon to the Great Wall

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

Hydro challenge offers $50 reward

BC Hydro encouraging residents to reduce their home’s electricity use by 10 per cent. If successful, customers can earn a $50 reward

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PLACE NAMES: Robson and Rock Creek

Robson honors BC’s ninth premier, John Robson (1824-92), although he never saw his namesake town.

PLACE NAMES: Rhone and Rideau

Rhone, a former railway siding four miles west of Westbridge, was first mentioned in the Kelowna Record of June 10, 1915.

Voting open for People’s Choice Amateur Photography Competition

Photographers from across the province competed in amateur competition

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

We want your best photos

Your BC 'Best Shot' photo contest is now underway. Check out our top 3 photo tips. Entry deadline July 4th 2016

Annual Fpancake breakfast a treat for Father’s Day

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department members man the griddle.

PLACE NAMES: Phoenix

Phoenix turned out to be a prophetic name for the Boundary’s greatest ghost town.