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Lake Flashback: Rayner case reopened, new forest co-op, golf course saved

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VIDEO: Film historian finds rare footage from 1926, showcasing remote Northern Vancouver Island life

‘This photographer clearly knew what he was doing, suggesting he was taught’

 

Lake Flashback: Gold in Youbou, hard times with the hatchery, and March Meadows money

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Lake Flashback: A big birthday, a big anniversary, and money woes

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BCHF conference once again slated for Cloverdale

Surrey Historical Society to host 2021 history conference

Lake Flashback: A big win, good-bye to a friend and a theme for Lake Days

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LAKE FLASHBACK: development, drunk drivers, downhill skiing

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Lake Flashback: Weir opens, vandalism committee established, coroner’s inquest

1980: Youbou mill maintenance man’s death deemed an accident

T.W. Paterson column: Friendly card game led to fatal shooting in Nanaimo

The final witness, Dr. L.T. Davis, refused to give testimony until he was paid in advance

  • Mar 28, 2020

LAKE FLASHBACK: Hockey tournaments, a chemical spill and one lucky Edgar

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T.W. Paterson column: This ‘Golden’ wedding must be the wildest wedding ever

Things really got out of hand when police had to be called — two guests were re-enacting the Civil War

  • Mar 21, 2020

LAKE FLASHBACK: Criminals, a gale, and an obstacle overcome

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T.W. Paterson column: Canada’s last Victoria Cross of WWII again in the news

The BC Aviation Museum is out to host a memorial monument

  • Mar 14, 2020

Lake Flashback: Bad budget, bad council and bad guys

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T.W. Paterson column: 102 years ago the Spanish Flu met British grit

In effect, a declaration of marshal law.

  • Mar 7, 2020

LAKE FLASHBACK: Marner Missed, curling casualties and a family reunited

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T.W. Paterson column: Nanaimo’s biggest bang was a close call

Capt. McDonald jammed his telescope in the wheel to keep the Oscar aimed at nearby Protection Island

  • Feb 29, 2020

LAKE FLASHBACK: Police, fire, layoffs, and Citizen of the Year

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Hidden message connects Castlegar homeowners decades apart

The Rodgers family was surprised when a message fell out of the walls as they were renovating