Ad for a Chilliwack bar that featured the infamous Mitzi Dupree circa 1983.

Risque business

When the first ping-pong ball sailed across his bar, nobody was more astounded than Ron Thompson, proprietor of Kamloops’ soon-to-be infamous Bar-K tavern.

Brigadier-General Simon Hetherington with a portrait of Major-General Bertram Hoffmeister at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hoffmeister Building. Bombardier Albert Law, 39 CBG Public Affairs

B.C.’s army brigade gets new HQ

British Columbia’s arm of the Canadian Army received a new headquarters in Vancouver this past weekend, based next to the city’s reserve infantry regiment, which also just received some much-needed seismic upgrades.


Bus driver barriers tested as assaults drop

Assaults on transit operators are at their lowest level since 2007, according to TransLink, as it prepares to test additional barriers that physically separate bus drivers from passengers to deter attacks.