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Andy Prest

Andy Prest

Andy Prest is the sports editor for the North Shore News and writes a biweekly humour/lifestyle column. He was given the 2016 George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. Andy thinks you look really fit these days – have you been working out? Send your sports tips or updates on your humour/lifestyle to Andy at aprest@nsnews.com.

Recent Work by Andy

Tree hunters find enormous Western red cedar in North Vancouver

Tree hunters find enormous Western red cedar in North Vancouver

Dubbed the North Shore Giant, the tree tucked away in a remote corner of Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is said to be the fourth-widest in Canada
Watch: West Van pickleball fan hopes to silence critics with quiet paddle

Watch: West Van pickleball fan hopes to silence critics with quiet paddle

Artist Dirk Marwig is hoping to make the popular sport less noisy for the neighbours.
Andy Prest: A father's 'guide' to breastfeeding

Andy Prest: A father's 'guide' to breastfeeding

A shortage of baby formula has put the focus on feeding, but as this father learned first-hand with his own family, the solution is not always as easy as it seems.
North Shore high school basketball all-stars tip off tomorrow at CapU

North Shore high school basketball all-stars tip off tomorrow at CapU

The best senior players from across the North Shore, Squamish and Whistler square off, starting at 6 p.m. Come cheer them on! 🏀
Beaver waddles by to check out new West Vancouver café

Beaver waddles by to check out new West Vancouver café

The Isetta Café Bistro is set to open May 2 in an iconic commercial space known for its unique West Coast design.
Watch: Grizzlies emerge from hibernation at Grouse Mountain wildlife refuge

Watch: Grizzlies emerge from hibernation at Grouse Mountain wildlife refuge

Grinder and Coola stayed in their den for 171 days this winter, their longest ever hibernation period in their 21 seasons at Grouse Mountain.
North Vancouver's Connor Bedard named captain for Team Canada at U18 world championships

North Vancouver's Connor Bedard named captain for Team Canada at U18 world championships

The 16-year-old forward, the only returning player for Team Canada, just became the youngest player in WHL history to score 50 goals in a season.
'A visionary and cowboy': This man founded The Keg restaurant chain in North Vancouver

'A visionary and cowboy': This man founded The Keg restaurant chain in North Vancouver

As the massive brand celebrates 50 years slinging drinks and steaks, here's a look at how it all started in a little Lower Lonsdale restaurant with big energy.
Meghan Agosta and Kirk McLean headline Hometown Hockey festival in North Vancouver

Meghan Agosta and Kirk McLean headline Hometown Hockey festival in North Vancouver

Here's what's on the schedule for the hockey celebration hitting the Shipyards District April 23-25
West Vancouver 14-year-old leads campaign to donate 3,000 sleeping bags to people living on the streets

West Vancouver 14-year-old leads campaign to donate 3,000 sleeping bags to people living on the streets

Zacpacs will be distributed by partner agencies throughout the Greater Vancouver area later this month.