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The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Exploring the World Wide Web

On Aug. 23, 1991, the World Wide Web was released to the public. How much do you know about the web?

The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)
‘A wanton act of destruction’: Nechako Elementary staff looking for security increase and donations for new tree after tree planted by students was destroyed
‘A wanton act of destruction’: Nechako Elementary staff looking for security increase and donations for new tree after tree planted by students was destroyed
Audrey Randall stopped driving in the early 2000s due to health issues and has been walking everywhere ever since. It doesn’t hurt that she’s had a ton of walking experience on her many trips to countries such as England, Scotland, France, and Bali.

In Our Valley: Audrey Randall

Whether it’s England, Scotland, or here at home, Audrey Randall loves to walk everywhere she goes

Audrey Randall stopped driving in the early 2000s due to health issues and has been walking everywhere ever since. It doesn’t hurt that she’s had a ton of walking experience on her many trips to countries such as England, Scotland, France, and Bali.
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Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
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Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force marks its 100th anniversary in 2020

Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
Elliott Knight wants the Kitimat Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) to be a place of family and safety for those who are already part of, want to join, or have questions about the LGBTQ+ community.

In Our Valley: Elliott Knight

Elliott Knight is one of the leaders and co-founders of the Kitimat Gay-Straight Alliance.

Elliott Knight wants the Kitimat Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) to be a place of family and safety for those who are already part of, want to join, or have questions about the LGBTQ+ community.
A harbour seal mom and pup have been spending time near the BRNKL seal station camera at the Oak Bay Marina. (Courtesy of Brandon Wright)

VIDEO: Seal pup and mom play and ‘kiss’ in Oak Bay Marina

BRNKL seal cam captures harbour seal growing up in busy harbour

A harbour seal mom and pup have been spending time near the BRNKL seal station camera at the Oak Bay Marina. (Courtesy of Brandon Wright)
The ‘Artisans in the Park’ event will be taking place at Heritage Park in Kitimat, outside the Visitor Centre, on August 22. (Clare Rayment)

Kitimat Chamber of Commerce hosting ‘Artisans in the Park’ event

The event will include food, music, and local art vendors selling various types of art

The ‘Artisans in the Park’ event will be taking place at Heritage Park in Kitimat, outside the Visitor Centre, on August 22. (Clare Rayment)
In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)
Joanne Havery worked in Food Services at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club for 16 years, and was well-known for her organized kitchen and friendly demeanour. (Clare Rayment)

In Our Valley: Joanne Havery

Havery was the food services manager at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club for 16 years.

Joanne Havery worked in Food Services at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club for 16 years, and was well-known for her organized kitchen and friendly demeanour. (Clare Rayment)
This aerial view of Kitimat and the Douglas Channel shows many of the roads and intersections in Kitimat that had high collision numbers for 2019. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)

Here are Kitimat’s 10 worst streets and intersections for collisions

A look at the top 10 roads and intersections for crash numbers in Kitimat.

This aerial view of Kitimat and the Douglas Channel shows many of the roads and intersections in Kitimat that had high collision numbers for 2019. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)
British Columbia claims some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Do you know the name of the highest mountain entirely within British Columbia? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

On this B.C. Day long weekend, put your knowledge of our province to the test

British Columbia claims some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Do you know the name of the highest mountain entirely within British Columbia? (Pixabay)
In Our Valley: Louise Barbetti

In Our Valley: Louise Barbetti

Louise Barbetti has spent her life dedicated to the welfare of the Haisla students and community.

In Our Valley: Louise Barbetti
B.C. Ferries is still providing ferry service between Tsawwassen and Victoria, 60 years later. (File - Black Press Media)

QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

How much do you know about boats and other watercraft?

B.C. Ferries is still providing ferry service between Tsawwassen and Victoria, 60 years later. (File - Black Press Media)
Kitimat community groups and businesses have begun reopening, with most having several COVID-19 restrictions in place for the safety of staff and the public. (Black Press photo)

What’s Open in Kitimat?

A look at different local groups and businesses reopening amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

Kitimat community groups and businesses have begun reopening, with most having several COVID-19 restrictions in place for the safety of staff and the public. (Black Press photo)
In Our Valley: Nancy Nyce

In Our Valley: Nancy Nyce

Soapberry ice cream is just one of the many traditional foods Nancy Nyce makes herself.

In Our Valley: Nancy Nyce
Prince George, heir to the British throne, is puctured in this file photo dated Saturday, June 17, 2017, members of the British royal family. How much do you know about Prince George, other princes and other people named George? (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)

QUIZ: In honour of Prince George

The heir to the British throne celebrates his birthday on July 22

Prince George, heir to the British throne, is puctured in this file photo dated Saturday, June 17, 2017, members of the British royal family. How much do you know about Prince George, other princes and other people named George? (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)
This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)

Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts turns digital for fifth anniversary

The festival celebrates South Asian artists and performers

This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)
FireSmart Kitimat holds Wildfire Community Preparedness Day barbecue

FireSmart Kitimat holds Wildfire Community Preparedness Day barbecue

The event is held to help promote awareness about fire safety in and around the home.

FireSmart Kitimat holds Wildfire Community Preparedness Day barbecue
Dennis and Brenda Horwood are sad to be leaving Kitimat and the house they’ve lived in for the past many years, but they know they’ll be back to visit the community they love. (Clare Rayment)

In Our Valley: Dennis and Brenda Horwood

The Horwoods have had many roles in the community over the years, and will be sad to say goodbye.

Dennis and Brenda Horwood are sad to be leaving Kitimat and the house they’ve lived in for the past many years, but they know they’ll be back to visit the community they love. (Clare Rayment)
Old cars are on display at the Hackberry General Store in Arizona. The general store is along a famous highway. Do you know the name of this highway? (John Arendt - Black Press)

QUIZ: Are you ready for a summer road trip?

How much do you really know about roads, motor vehicles and car culture? Take this quiz to find out.

Old cars are on display at the Hackberry General Store in Arizona. The general store is along a famous highway. Do you know the name of this highway? (John Arendt - Black Press)