Summer

Valdy performs at the 2019 ROOTSandBLUES Festival. Do you know which communitiy hosts this iconic B.C. music festival? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

 

Most British Columbians choose to leave their air conditioning on for their pets when they are away from home on hot days, BC Hydro found in a June 2022 survey. (CNW Group/Canadian Animal Health Institute)

British Columbians willing to pay the price to keep their pets cool, says BC Hydro

75% leave air conditioning on for furry friends even when not home, survey finds

 

A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of the occupants of a stolen vehicle that was believed to be connected to a double homicide near Summerland. (Facebook photo)

2 dead in Abbotsford crash connected to Summerland bodies in burned car: RCMP

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is now investigating

 

Camp Choice is held at the Zajac Ranch on Stave Lake. (Special to The News)

Camp Choice returns to Zajac Ranch after COVID interruption

Maple Ridge kids benefit from unique camp on Stave Lake

Camp Choice is held at the Zajac Ranch on Stave Lake. (Special to The News)
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Pilot project aims to combat skin cancer with free sunscreen via dispensers

New Westminster one of 4 test cities across Canada

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A controlled burn at Deka Lake in early July 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)

‘Heat is just relentless’: Meteorologist warns of hot, dry summer ahead for B.C.

Environment Canada isn’t expecting any significant rain until the second half of August

A controlled burn at Deka Lake in early July 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

‘Heat is just relentless’: Meteorologist warns of hot, dry summer ahead for B.C.

Environment Canada isn’t expecting any significant rain until the second half of August

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Record-breakingly hot temperatures forecast for B.C. this weekend

An ‘exceptionally strong’ ridge of high pressure building Friday to Tuesday could leave parts of the province dangerously warm

A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
People enjoy 24-degree weather by the Vedder River on March 19, the last day of winter 2019, and on the last day of summer 2020 the forecast is sunny skies and 21 degrees Celsius. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Last day of summer should be pleasant across the Fraser Valley

With fresh air, some sunshine in the forecast nothing to complain about as fall arrives tomorrow

People enjoy 24-degree weather by the Vedder River on March 19, the last day of winter 2019, and on the last day of summer 2020 the forecast is sunny skies and 21 degrees Celsius. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)

15 late summer heat records broken across B.C.

Heat advisories over, smoke bulletins still in effect

Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)
Emil Anderson Maintenance helped with a temporary solution to the illegal parking on Columbia Valley Road for the B.C. Day long weekend, erecting traffic cones along the no-parking zones to deter traffic. There will also be extra RCMP officers and towing for those who ignore the rules. (Kayli Sartori/ Facebook)

Temporary solution found for illegal parking at Cultus Lake

Traffic cones, tow truck and extra RCMP on hand to handle parking situation for B.C Day long weekend

Emil Anderson Maintenance helped with a temporary solution to the illegal parking on Columbia Valley Road for the B.C. Day long weekend, erecting traffic cones along the no-parking zones to deter traffic. There will also be extra RCMP officers and towing for those who ignore the rules. (Kayli Sartori/ Facebook)
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Cottage communities eye summer season constrained by COVID-19 measures

Non-essential travel has largely stopped all over the country

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Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Peaches and other stone fruits are the ideal addition to ice cream

  • Aug 31, 2018
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts