Saving the Katzie Slough seems simple

!Lina Azeez with the Watershed Watched Salmon Society stands in tall grasses which grow along the edge of a habitat compensation pond, built by the Ministry of Transportation, to counteract the loss of salmon habitat after a third bus lane was constructed on Lougheed Highway. Azeez is working with Pitt Meadows residents to stop the construction of a similar drainage channel and pond in the same area. (Inset) Scott Magri stands near the Katzie Slough. (Inset 2) A map of the slough and its tributaries. (Inset 3) Scott Magri talks to Lina Azeez and Ken and Thelma Joyner near the site of the proposed park. - Colleen Flanagan/The News
  • updated Aug 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

The Watershed Watch Salmon Society is organizing a rally to stop the construction of a drainage channel they claim will destroy fish habitat


B.C. eyes looser liquor penalties for bars, stores

  • posted Aug 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Industry seeks more flexible system for punishment as province takes next step in liquor regulation reform


Maple Ridge teachers pan two-week truce

  • updated Aug 28, 2014 at 5:48 PM

MRTA president George Serra said the government had all summer to propose a cooling off period

Breaking News

Pitt Meadows mayor will not seek re-election

  • updated Aug 29, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Deb Walters announces will not run in November, leaving John Becker as the only declared candidate for mayor on the ballot thus far


Mayoralty hopeful wants no more pay day loan offices

  • updated Aug 28, 2014 at 4:32 PM

‘A lot of clients get trapped’ says mayoral candidate Tyler Shymkiw.

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