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Vacationing Paramedic Jill Masters Saves a Life

The Watch | The Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With an on-site AED, off-duty paramedic Jill Masters saves a life atop Grouse Mountain, in Vancouver, B.C. ...

After Vancouver, now it's Russia's turn in 2014

Summit Daily News | Summit Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - From the Pacific coast to the shores of the Black Sea. From the peaks of western Canada to the Caucasus mounta...

Finland, Sweden play for bronze in women's hockey

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Finland goalie Noora Raty is confident her women's hockey team is ready to end a 12-year stretch without an Oly...

Colorado resort owner Intrawest could lose Whistler ski area during Olympics

CO. Independent | CO Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Perhaps the biggest event of next month's Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, won't be the downhill, or the women's figure ska...

Today in History - Oct. 14

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

— Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2009. There are 78 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Oct. 14, 1939, during World War II, a German U-boat torpedoed and sank the HMS Royal Oak, a British battleship anchored at Scapa Flow in Scotland's Orkney Islands; 833 of the more than 1,200 men aboard were killed.

On this date:

In 1066, Normans under William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.

Shaun White can book a ticket to the Games

Sky Hi Daily News | SkyHi Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, Calif. - Olympic gold medalist Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) can book a ticket to Vancouver now as he won his second Sprint U....

Consent decree will allow reopening NV mine

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The owner of a northeast Nevada gold mine has signed a consent decree with state environmental regulators that will allow it to resume operations.

The decree between Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. subsidiary Queenstake Resources and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection requires the company to pay a $550,000 settlement.

It was filed Monday in Elko District Court and will become effective once it is approved by a judge.

State officials say the biggest environmental issues pertaining to the mine's mercury emissions have been resolved.

Environmental regulators ordered the mill closed May 30 for failure to install equipment to control mercury air emissions.

Glenwood essay contest winner Olympics bound

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Post Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - Maggie Rosen had been wondering for more than a month what came of that essay contest she entered for a chance ...

Search under way in AK waters for ship passenger

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A search has been launched in the waters of southeast Alaska and Canada for a 67-year-old woman reported missing from a cruise ship.

The passenger, who hasn't been identified, was noticed missing Wednesday morning when she didn't leave the Sapphire Princess at the Port of Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Princess Cruise liner departed Ketchikan on Monday on an Inside Passage cruise. The woman wasn't found during a search of the ship, and her personal belongings were in her state room.

The U.S. Coast Guard has sent a helicopter and boats to search from Ketchikan 86 miles south to include Dixon Entrance, Tongass Narrows and the northern end of Hecate Strait.

Canadian officials are searching from Vancouver 517 miles north to Hecate Strait.

2010 OLYMPIC TORCH: Vancouver Torch "Looks Like A Joint"

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Organizers of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver are taking the mellow approach to suggestions that their p...

Vancouver, SEX WORKERS, Training

CJAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Vancouver sex trade workers need to know their rights when dealing with cameras and reporters and will be offered media training lea...

New Moon Complete Cast List Revealed, Exclusive Clip Online! | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you have been dying to see footages from "Twilight New Moon", then Entertainment Tonight's gonna give you your fill next Thursday, April 23. There ...

Britney Spears Delays Vancouver Concert Over Cigarette, Pot Smoke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The show didn't go on in Vancouver Wednesday night after Britney Spears pulled the plug on her sold-out Circus concert 15 minutes and three songs into...