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Beth Leighton

Traps set for unwanted guest grizzlies off northeastern Vancouver Island

Grizzly bears have never been seen on Cormorant Island, off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, so when two showed up in the area, residents were intrigued but firm — the duo must go. "It's very...

Forty years of flying experience brings happy end to B.C. plane crash saga

The trio took off at about 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, and everything went well until they misjudged their position and angled into a valley far south of their destination.