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  • Nelson, Canada, in living color

    Nelson, Canada, in living color
    Up in the northwest forest where Washington, Idaho and British Columbia converge, there's a lazy little international border crossing called Nelway, about the size of a gas station. "Where are you headed?" a Canadian border patrol agent asked when my...
  • Singing the Citys Praises

    Born on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, I’ve lived my entire adult life in Los Angeles, but I remain a big Canadian flag waver. Victoria may be the greatest city in which to grow up, but L.A. may well be the greatest city to live out your dreams....
  • Did a killer strike twice in 32 years?

    Did a killer strike twice in 32 years?
    Tofino, Canada — For man is born for trouble, and sparks fly upward. — Job 5:7 -- This goes back 35 years. Yet what happened on Radar Beach that summer reverberates even today — kept alive by detectives who came up empty, by living...
  • Nic Fiore dies at 88; ski instructor at Yosemite's Badger Pass resort

    Nic Fiore dies at 88; ski instructor at Yosemite's Badger Pass resort
    Nic Fiore, one of America's most influential ski instructors and a legendary figure at Yosemite's Badger Pass ski area, where he taught skiing for more than 50 years, has died. He was 88. Fiore, who underwent heart surgery in 2004 and had a stroke in...
  • Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter

    Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter
    Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun songs and then became the proud matriarch of an extended folk-rock-pop musical...
  • Obama to Canada: Sorry

    Obama to Canada: Sorry
    On Thursday, two days after triumphantly signing an economic stimulus measure that he had fought for nearly since taking office, President Obama will go to Ottawa to apologize for it. As is traditional for U.S. presidents, Obama will make his first...
  • No hard feelings over Copenhagen: Obama sends B team Biden to Canada's Vancouver Olympics

     
    Remember that Olympic Committee snubbing of Chicago last fall? Chicago Democrats do....
  • Wayne Gretzky arrives in Vancouver with little fanfare

     
    You'd think that in Canada, of all places, Wayne Gretzky would be instantly recognized and mobbed everywhere he went. But there he was Tuesday night at the Vancouver International Airport, standing by himself as he waited for his luggage at......
  • Skate federation cutting Olympic heroine Joannie Rochette no slack

     
    In a ham-handed attempt to exert its power, the International Skating Union has threatened Olympic bronze medalist Joannie Rochette of Canada with loss of eligibility if she skates an exhibition tribute to her mother during a made-for-TV competition...
  • Ann Coulter's irony deficiency

     
    When I read about the vocal protesters at the University of Ottawa who effectively scuttled conservative pundit Ann Coulter's speech there Tuesday night, my first thought was that Coulter would find a way to capitalize on it, a media feeding-frenzy...
  • Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards soars again

     
    Former Olympic ski jumper Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards carried the 2010 Winter Olympics torch today down the streets of Winnipeg, Canada. The British athlete, who gained a cult following during the 1988 Calgary Olympics despite coming in dead last,...