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Nick Laba

Nick Laba

Nick Laba is a full-time reporter for the North Shore News, covering all things North and West Vancouver.

When he’s away from his desk, you can find Nick riding around town on his orange bicycle, listening to records or planning his next scuba dive trip.

Email Nick your local news tips, story ideas and dad jokes.

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Recent Work by Nick

Did you lose a bunch of cash at Maplewood Farm?

Did you lose a bunch of cash at Maplewood Farm?

In order to claim it, the rightful owner will have to identify specifics about the currency, police say
Grouse Mountain opens for skiing and riding on Friday

Grouse Mountain opens for skiing and riding on Friday

Tickets go on sale Friday morning at mountain admission rates but for limited terrain
Cypress Mountain's winter season opens Saturday

Cypress Mountain's winter season opens Saturday

Opening dates for Grouse Mountain and Mt. Seymour aren't yet available
'They denied us that journey' says Tsleil-Waututh Chief as province rejects Indigenous-led Olympic bid

'They denied us that journey' says Tsleil-Waututh Chief as province rejects Indigenous-led Olympic bid

Four host Nations have been heading planning efforts since last year. Leaders say they weren't consulted about the decision to pull support for the 2030 Games in Vancouver
West Vancouver's Eagle Ridge wildfire 'human-caused'

West Vancouver's Eagle Ridge wildfire 'human-caused'

Investigators found a camp with open-flame cooking materials
Gourdgeous: North Van man grows B.C.'s prettiest pumpkin

Gourdgeous: North Van man grows B.C.'s prettiest pumpkin

It was a fruitful day for Jeff Pelletier at this year's official weigh-in at Krause Berry Farms
North Shore Reads hosts conversation with author Ivan Coyote and CBC's Shelagh Rogers

North Shore Reads hosts conversation with author Ivan Coyote and CBC's Shelagh Rogers

The virtual event will feature a heartfelt dialogue to explore themes of healing found in Coyote's recent book, 'Care Of'
Holiday 1909: photo journal gives snapshot of North Shore mountaineering at turn of the 20th century

Holiday 1909: photo journal gives snapshot of North Shore mountaineering at turn of the 20th century

Colourful journal entries and stunningly preserved photography show us what it was like to climb to the Seymour Creek headwaters 113 years ago
Watch: Mother raccoon rescues baby that fell at North Van SeaBus terminal

Watch: Mother raccoon rescues baby that fell at North Van SeaBus terminal

A related TikTok video has been viewed more than 3.4M times. Animal experts say the young critter is likely OK
‘Chén̓chenstway’: Community lifts up Elders on Tsleil-Waututh pilgrimage walk (photos)

‘Chén̓chenstway’: Community lifts up Elders on Tsleil-Waututh pilgrimage walk (photos)

To commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the pilgrimage retraced the route home from the former site of St. Paul's Residential School
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