Articles by Don Lehn

BC Lions Owner Taken To Hospital

 Vancouver – Regarding reports of BC Lions owner David Braley being admitted to hospital, team president and CEO Dennis Skulsky has issued the following statement: “BC Lions owner David Braley has been in Vancouver visiting with club executives since Monday….


IHIT Takes Over Mission Homicide Case

Mission (Global) – The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating the homicide of a 53-year-old woman in Mission. A few days prior to March 11, a woman reported to the Mission RCMP that she had been assaulted by a Caucasian…



Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Los Angeles – The 2016 Daytime Emmy Awards: Television Academy Announces Nominations for 43rd Annual Awards were announced. “The Young and the Restless” led with 27 nominations, followed by “General Hospital” with 24 and “The Bold and the Beautiful” with 23….


New Provincial Housing Options For Abbotsford Homeless

Abbotsford/Victoria – Men struggling with homelessness in Abbotsford soon will have access to 30 new supportive homes with the start of construction for a supportive housing development on Gladys Ave. In addition, the existing 40-bed temporary winter shelter will remain…


BCHL Grads Heading To NCAA “Frozen Four”

Tampa – The NCAA Div. I opening round, and the road to the Frozen Four in Tampa Bay, Fla., gets going Friday and BCHL graduates will take their fair share of the spotlight. All told, 56 BCHL alums (eight of…


Community Grants To Fight Gang Violence In Abbotsford

Abbotsford – Community organizations working to safeguard vulnerable young people from gang involvement and protect victims of domestic, sexual and other forms of violence in Abbotsford will benefit from $133,107 in government grants supporting public safety priorities. This is part of…


Concerns Over Money Laundering And A Chilliwack Casino

Chilliwack (With files from Black Press/BIV.com)  -An effort to conceal more than $2 million came to light. A Chilliwack casino is in the cross hairs and questions are being raised. Ernest Yee, executive director of the B.C. Gaming Industry Association,…


Public Input For Highway 1 – 216th Street Interchange

Langley/Fraser Valley/Victoria – You will have an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions about the upcoming plan to build a new overpass on Highway 1 at 216th Street in Langley, through a new website at: http://engage.gov.bc.ca/highway1and216/ The new website…


BC Agrifood Gets PST Exemption

Fraser Valley/Victoria – The B.C. government is providing a Provincial Sales Tax (PST) exemption for qualifying farmers who obtain, on or after Feb. 17, 2016, telescopic handlers, skid steers and polycarbonate greenhouse panels for use solely for a farm purpose,…