| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:15 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A transgender beauty queen will be allowed to compete in the upcoming an upcoming Miss Universe Canada pageant.
She was originally barred from the competition because of a rule that contestants have to be born female.
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Joseph Sheppard has an IQ above 130. Ask him about his life or worldview and he'll start drawing connections to cosmology and quantum mechanics. He'll toss around names of great intellectuals -- Nietzsche, Spinoza -- as if they're as culturally relevant...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:27 PM
An American was killed Friday in an avalanche near Golden, Canada, about 440 miles east of Vancouver, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Reported.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said a party of backcountry skiers from the United States were caught in the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:21 AM
NORAD jet fighters intercepted a Korean Air passenger jet carrying 147 people and escorted it to a safe emergency landing at a military base in British Columbia after the airline received a bomb threat, officials said Tuesday.
Two F-15 fighter jets...
| Apr 10, 2012
Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:57 PM
A Canadian Mountie was suspended for 10 days without pay for having sex with a subordinate in a police car and "sexting" on a work-issued Blackberry.
A three-member disciplinary board heard claims against Royal Canadian Mounted Police Staff Sgt. Travis...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:34 PM
To the adventurous eater of gourmet street food, the Dragon Dog might sound appealing: A foot-long, Cognac-infused bratwurst topped with Kobe beef, lobster, truffle oil, and picante sauce.
Then again, the usual eater of street food is not a person who...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. — It was a December night, around the mid-1800s from the look of it, in a cozy candlelit parlor. I was eavesdropping on a teatime conversation between James Douglas, Fort Vancouver's bow-tied chief trader, and Narcissa Whitman,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:48 AM
VICTORIA, British Columbia - Victoria retains its compact, easygoing nature, with major sights clustered around downtown's Inner Harbour. But I decided to explore the edges of the city - or at least as far as I could leisurely go on foot, bike and a...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Mitt Romney and I are competing in a new Olympic event that involves proffering unvarnished criticism of the Olympics themselves. We're the Lochte and Phelps of this event -- appearing united when necessary and when it serves us both, and appearing...