3rd Asian giant hornet nest located in U.S. state bordering B.C.

An Asian giant hornet nest, seen here with four "combs," was found and destroyed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture in September 2021. (Facebook/Washington State Department of Agriculture) An Asian giant hornet nest, seen here with four "combs," was found and destroyed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture in September 2021. (Facebook/Washington State Department of Agriculture)

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Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses

Despite their remote locations, Canada's reclusive lighthouse keepers have one of the highest voter turnouts in the country -- thanks to a part-time election official who flew in their ballots by helicopter. Vlasta Booth, who usually runs a chocolate shop in Victoria, delivered ballots to 27 lighthouses off the coast of B.C., by chopper last week.