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New York congressman Higgins urges Canada to drop COVID-19 travel...

When the United States resumes letting fully vaccinated, non-essential North American visitors back across its land borders Nov.

Liberals keeping watchful eye for bottle...

Governor Tiff Macklem said bottlenecks in the international movement of goods and oil aren’t easing as quickly as he and his counterparts from around the world expected. Still, he believes the hiccups will only cause one-off price increases,

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Finance ministers the world over have di...

Canadians should be “realistic” about the post-COVID restart of the global economy and resulting supply chain bottlenecks, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday. The global supply chain crisis has been affecting availability of goods in stores and driving up prices,

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Canada must stay vigilant against COVID-19, including with border...

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is pouring cold water on the idea of letting travellers enter Canada without a COVID-19 test.

Canada can't do away with COVID-19 tests...

Canada still can't afford to take any chances when it comes to COVID-19, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday - and that includes requiring travellers to show a negative test result before entering the country.

Hope on the horizon as British Columbian...

Struggling business owners in communities near the British Columbia-Washington border are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing word that land borders will soon reopen to fully vaccinated travellers — but say many questions remain.

Canadians cheer, Freeland urges caution as U.S. unveils land bord...

A motley coalition of elected officials, bilateral business leaders and travellers-turned-lobbyists briefly cheered the coming reprieve from restrictions at the Canada-U.S.

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'Hope for the best': Point Roberts resid...

Communities along the U.S.-Canada border are breathing a sigh of relief, after the White House confirmed it will reopen the land border in early November.

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Letter to the editor: Response to Sept. ...

I read with interest the Sept. 29 editorial titled: "Ecological Expert: It's time to rethink forest management."

Halloween happens on Whidbey

Halloween falls on a Sunday this year and many happenings on the island take place that weekend. Oak Harbor Fearless fellows looking for a fright can head to the Roller Barn at 98 Northeast Barron Drive for its annual haunted house.

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IMF board retains Kristalina Georgieva a...

EU's Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe, World Bank President David Malpass, Italy's Finance Minister Daniele Franco, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, Canada's Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland,

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Canucks score twice in shootout, beat Fl...

Elias Pettersson and J.T. Miller scored shootout goals and Vancouver scored four times in the second period to lead the Canucks past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Friday night. Travis Konecny and Claude Giroux scored over the final 2:17 of regulation in the Flyers’ season opener that tied it 4-all and sent the crowd into an absolute frenzy.

UCLA at Washington: Bruins' biggest strength, and weakness, among...

Here comes another chance for Chip Kelly to build some momentum. Previous tries haven’t gone well. UCLA fell flat against Fresno State after that majestic triumph over Louisiana State and went splat against Arizona State following a road win over Stanford.

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UCLA at Washington odds, picks and predi...

The Washington Huskies (2-3, 1-1 in Pac-12) host the UCLA Bruins (4-2, 2-1) Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the UCLA vs. Washington odds and lines, and make our expert college football picks,

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UCLA vs. Washington Week 7: Storylines t...

Here are the four biggest narratives to keep an eye on before, during and after the Bruins' game against the Huskies.

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Bains had three goals, adds assist to lead Red Deer Rebels to 8-1...

Arshdeep Bains scored three goals and added an assist to power the Red Deer Rebels past the Calgary Hitmen 8-1 in WHL action Friday night. Red Deer led 3-1 after the first period before putting the contest away with four goals in the second.

Drachenmoor opens, family friendly walk-...

Drachenmoor opened Friday night. Featuring Sapphira the dragon who guards the gate. It’s a haunted walking trail for kids. “Free entry, as always,” our friends Ray and Marian

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Federal Way cheerleading coach sentenced...

A former Federal Way cheerleading coach has been sentenced to six months in prison for sex offenses against minors he was in charge of. He must also register as a sex offender.

Federal Way man sentenced to prison for taking nude photos of und...

Jeffrey Mendoza pleaded guilty to communication with a minor for immoral purposes, assault with intent to commit sexual exploitation of a minor, according to FBI.

Tiny toys in capsules become big hit for...

To the list of unlikely winners of the pandemic add Japan’s hundreds of thousands of capsule vending machines. Called gachapon, they dispense toys at random. Some of the hottest items are replicas of mondane household and office products.

‘I saw giant UFO disable 10 live nukes a...

WHEN a giant UFO shut down nuclear weapons under US Air Force Captain Robert Salas’ control, he believes they were delivering a message to humanity. But despite reporting what he saw, he and

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Briefs: Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court rejected the Biden administration's latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation's biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years.

Gulf Breeze hangs on to crucial win over...

This game had all the makings of a high-stakes District 1-6A matchup with both teams looking to remain undefeated.

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Popeyes and Megan Thee Stallion Kick Off...

Popeyes has unveiled a special collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion, and the first order of business is a brand-new hot sauce.

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Halloween Isn’t the Only Horrifying Holi...

Whether you’re naughty or nice, we’ve discovered that Christmas has a serious dark side. Let’s set aside that warm and cozy fireside scene and take a look at the horrifying side of Christmas.

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TikTok Hack Claims to Remove the Taste of Alcohol

The latest TikTok hack sees users adding a small amount of baking soda, a pinch of salt, and some water to vodka or tequila, and having it remove the taste of alcohol!

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4 'Squid Game' Masks for Your Last-Minut...

Did you love the Korean horror thriller, "Squid Game?" Check out these inexpensive masks that will have you looking like you're part of the show.

Former US president Bill Clinton in hosp...

Former US president Bill Clinton was in hospital with an infection on Thursday, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said. Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California. The infection was not connected to the coronavirus.

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Trick-or-Treaters With Special Needs: An All-Inclusive Halloween ...

How to make sure all the kids, especially those with special needs, enjoy Halloween night.

7 Wild Conspiracy Theories We Can't Stop...

We can't get enough of it. Portals to another dimension, lizard people, hoaxes, and secret government spying made our list.

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Friday Office Cocktail: Aviation Cocktai...

The OCN Drinks crew is serving up something purple, pretty, and powerful in support of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

2022 Awards Season Schedule: Oscars, Emmys, And More!

The 2022 awards season is just around the corner, and we've got the list of dates you're gonna want to keep in your back pocket as things start to roll out—even as early as this October!

Wendy's, Kellogg's Team Up for Frosty Ch...

Wendy's and Kellogg's are partnering together on the new Wendy's Frosty Chocolatey Cereal, set to debut in December.

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Includ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

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Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Here are a few ways you can whip up a creative costume with stuff from around the house or your local thrift store.

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