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A large memorial board similar to the boards that were stolen. (RCMP)

Valuable bronze memorial plates stolen from Kelowna cemetery

RCMP is investigating the theft that occured on Dry Valley Road

A large memorial board similar to the boards that were stolen. (RCMP)
Pierce Radke has accepted a baseball scholarship to Central Arizona College. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows grad to play college ball in Arizona

Radke has been shortstop with Langley Blaze, Team BC

Pierce Radke has accepted a baseball scholarship to Central Arizona College. (Special to The News)
Highway 99 was closed after a fiery collision that sent two people to hospital in serious condition. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Sea to Sky Highway reopened after fiery crash

Two people were sent to hospital in serious condition

Highway 99 was closed after a fiery collision that sent two people to hospital in serious condition. (Submitted photo)
Ducks Unlimited personnel working at Nesting Box Day at Pitt Addington Marsh. (Ducks Unlimited/Special to The News)

Province, Ducks Unlimited create strategies to protect wetlands

Wetlands alleviate extreme weather events says DUC head

Ducks Unlimited personnel working at Nesting Box Day at Pitt Addington Marsh. (Ducks Unlimited/Special to The News)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 23

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The first phase of the news playground development at Harris Road Park in Pitt Meadows is open on Thursday. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

New Harris Road Park playground equipment in Pitt Meadows

City invites residents to check out new elements starting Thursday

The first phase of the news playground development at Harris Road Park in Pitt Meadows is open on Thursday. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Adopt-A-Block will be at cleaning up along the Alouette River on Friday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to the News)

Adopt-A-Block taking aim at Alouette River banks

Will be at Allco Park in Maple Ridge this Friday

Adopt-A-Block will be at cleaning up along the Alouette River on Friday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to the News)
Xwisten Experience Tours in Lillooet is one of the many Indigenous experiences in B.C. (Photo courtesy Indigenous Tourism BC.)

B.C. announces $3.7M to help Indigenous tourism recover to pre-pandemic levels

Indigenous tourism was one of the fastest-growing sectors in the industry prior to COVID

Xwisten Experience Tours in Lillooet is one of the many Indigenous experiences in B.C. (Photo courtesy Indigenous Tourism BC.)
When breaking news strikes, you can count on the award-winning team of journalists at The News.

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News launches digital subscription program

Readers offered exclusive benefits

When breaking news strikes, you can count on the award-winning team of journalists at The News.
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 16

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Upcoming event by Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Katzie Seniors Network.

Workshop for grandparents who are parenting

Online event by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows-Katzie Seniors Network

Upcoming event by Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Katzie Seniors Network.
Umpire clinics are coming up on Sunday. (Facebook/Special to The News)
Umpire clinics are coming up on Sunday. (Facebook/Special to The News)
Radio jammers are now classified as equipment related to trafficking by the Civil Forfeiture Office. (Creative Commons)

B.C. targets radio jammers, GPS trackers as drug-trafficking tools

Changes to the civil forfeiture program take aim at tools used by criminals

Radio jammers are now classified as equipment related to trafficking by the Civil Forfeiture Office. (Creative Commons)
The Ridge Meadows RCMP will be starting a new series of profiles, starting with a rookie officer. (Facebook/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP start new PR initiative

Series will offer ‘human side’ of policing, insights, and information

The Ridge Meadows RCMP will be starting a new series of profiles, starting with a rookie officer. (Facebook/Special to The News)
A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. The road remains closed in both directions Sunday. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)

UPDATE: One man killed in Trans-Canada Highway multi-vehicle collision in Shuswap

Highway 1 remains closed between Salmon Arm and Sicamous; detours available

A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. The road remains closed in both directions Sunday. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 9

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of Jan. 2

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Surrey-raised pro wrestler John “Earthquake” Tenta made a name for himself on the WWF circuit (now WWE) in the early 1990s. (contributed photo)

Favourite Black Press Media stories of 2021, chosen by our journalists

Our editorial staff share their favourite stories from the year across our 80 local publications

Surrey-raised pro wrestler John “Earthquake” Tenta made a name for himself on the WWF circuit (now WWE) in the early 1990s. (contributed photo)
Ruth Hamilton with her famous Golden meteor. The rock is currently on loan to Western University for imaging and scans. (Ruth Hamilton photo)

Black Press Media’s Top 25 most-read stories of 2021

Revisit some of our most popular stories of 2021

Ruth Hamilton with her famous Golden meteor. The rock is currently on loan to Western University for imaging and scans. (Ruth Hamilton photo)
Yennadon students and parents appreciate the new pedestrian controlled crosswalks. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Solar-powered crosswalks for Maple Ridge students

Two new pedestrian-controlled crossings near Yennadon school

Yennadon students and parents appreciate the new pedestrian controlled crosswalks. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)