Colleen Flanagan

Chelsa Meadus, BC Liberal party candidate for the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission, watches the election results come in with her son Preston, 13, at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre Saturday evening. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

NDP’s Bob D’Eith front-runner for Maple Ridge-Mission

D’Eith looking forward to getting back to work as riding’s MLA

Chelsa Meadus, BC Liberal party candidate for the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission, watches the election results come in with her son Preston, 13, at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre Saturday evening. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Maple Ridge fire chief Howard Exner stands outside Fire Hall No. 4. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge fire hall and training centre soon to open

No exact date yet, but fire chief says opening “imminent”

Maple Ridge fire chief Howard Exner stands outside Fire Hall No. 4. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The BC SPCA initiated a pledge for pet-friendly housing. (The News files)

Maple Ridge animal shelter wants pet-friendly housing

Tenants with pets more reliable, stay longer

The BC SPCA initiated a pledge for pet-friendly housing. (The News files)
Tania Campfield donated one of her kidneys to her fiancé John Kalinich. (Tania Campfield/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows woman donates kidney to fiancé

They plan to be married in 2021

Tania Campfield donated one of her kidneys to her fiancé John Kalinich. (Tania Campfield/Special to The News)
Highwood Lake by Bryn Watkins. (Garibaldi Art Club/Special to The News)

Scenic scapes featured at Maple Ridge art club’s juried show and sale

Garibaldi Art Club has welcomed artists of all skill levels for more than 60 years

Highwood Lake by Bryn Watkins. (Garibaldi Art Club/Special to The News)
Trevor Halliday, middle, and Bruce Gabara right, roll a giant pumpkin onto the scale to be weighed. (Pascale Shaw/Special to The News)

Pumpkin weighing 197 kilograms takes first place in Maple Ridge contest

Trevor Halliday wins second annual Whonnock Giant Pumpkin contest.

Trevor Halliday, middle, and Bruce Gabara right, roll a giant pumpkin onto the scale to be weighed. (Pascale Shaw/Special to The News)
Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Maple Ridge News file)

New environmental debate announced for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding

Debate being put on by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia (CPAWS-BC)

Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Maple Ridge News file)
Amanda Nicholson and her Grade 1/2 class take cover underneath their desks during the Great British Columbia ShakeOut on Thursday. (Eric Langton Elementary/Special to The News)

Hundreds at Eric Langton in Maple Ridge drop and take cover

Students were participating in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut

Amanda Nicholson and her Grade 1/2 class take cover underneath their desks during the Great British Columbia ShakeOut on Thursday. (Eric Langton Elementary/Special to The News)
BC NDP candidates, Bob D’Eith, for Maple Ridge-Mission, far left, and Lisa Beare, for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, far right, listen as leader John Horgan addresses questions at the South Bonson Community Centre in Pitt Meadows on Friday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

BC NDP leader in Pitt Meadows highlighting affordability plan

John Horgan says plan will save families an average $3,400 a year

BC NDP candidates, Bob D’Eith, for Maple Ridge-Mission, far left, and Lisa Beare, for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, far right, listen as leader John Horgan addresses questions at the South Bonson Community Centre in Pitt Meadows on Friday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Advance polling begins on Oct. 15, 2020, across B.C. in the 2020 snap election. (Black Press files)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting begins today

Advance voting runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21 in B.C.’s election

Advance polling begins on Oct. 15, 2020, across B.C. in the 2020 snap election. (Black Press files)
Maple Ridge’s Christmas in the Park and Santa Claus Parade will take a different form this year at the Albion Fairgrounds. (The News files)

Maple Ridge Santa Claus Parade will be drive-through event

Drive-through for Santa Cause will take place at the Albion Fairgrounds

Maple Ridge’s Christmas in the Park and Santa Claus Parade will take a different form this year at the Albion Fairgrounds. (The News files)
The Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum Wednesday for the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

Homelessness, health care chief topics for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows all-candidates forum

Forum hosted by the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum Wednesday for the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
It took emergency crews several minutes to free a person trapped after a car accident late Sunday night. Maple Ridge firefighters had to cut off the roof of the sedan. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)

Jaws of life used in crash

A woman was cut free from a Lexus after a crash on Dewdney Trunk Road

It took emergency crews several minutes to free a person trapped after a car accident late Sunday night. Maple Ridge firefighters had to cut off the roof of the sedan. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
Emergency room nurse Stephanie Bazinet received the BC Emergency Health Services Vital Link Award for saving a man’s life in June while 9 months pregnant with Wyatt, who was born July 21. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Nurse, nine months pregnant, performs CPR saving man’s life

Stephanie Bazinet received the BC Emergency Health Services Vital Link Award

Emergency room nurse Stephanie Bazinet received the BC Emergency Health Services Vital Link Award for saving a man’s life in June while 9 months pregnant with Wyatt, who was born July 21. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
A car crashed into the garage of a townhouse in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

Car crashes through garage wall in Maple Ridge

Patient out of vehicle and in the care of EMS

A car crashed into the garage of a townhouse in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
Mike Huber will be running his first Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra World Championships on Oct. 17. (Mike Huber/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge man running for Canada in world ultra championships

Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra World Championships will be run by Team Canada outside Kelowna

Mike Huber will be running his first Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra World Championships on Oct. 17. (Mike Huber/Special to The News)
Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries served 550 turkey dinners to-go on Monday. (Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries/Special to The News)

Hundreds thankful for a Thanksgiving meal in Maple Ridge

Salvation Army served to-go meals from parking lot of Maple Ridge Baptist Church

Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries served 550 turkey dinners to-go on Monday. (Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries/Special to The News)
Rob Jeeves, Drive For The Cure Foundation founder, left, and his family, daughters Kayla Podulski, 13, Ella Podulski, 16, his wife Dr. Marni Heed, and daughter Cooper Jeeves, 15, outside the digital mammography room that was named in honour of his mother. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)

Digital mammography room at Maple Ridge hospital renamed after $100,000 donation

Donation made by the Drive For The Cure Foundation

Rob Jeeves, Drive For The Cure Foundation founder, left, and his family, daughters Kayla Podulski, 13, Ella Podulski, 16, his wife Dr. Marni Heed, and daughter Cooper Jeeves, 15, outside the digital mammography room that was named in honour of his mother. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Paige Lohnes of Maple Ridge has been awarded a Standing Tall Award. (Coast Capital Savings/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge student receives education award from provincial credit union

Standing Tall Awards handed out by Coast Capital Savings

Paige Lohnes of Maple Ridge has been awarded a Standing Tall Award. (Coast Capital Savings/Special to The News)
Finalists for Citizen of the Year. (Maple Ridge Community Foundation/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Citizen of the Year finalists announced

One winner will be announced in each of three categories

Finalists for Citizen of the Year. (Maple Ridge Community Foundation/Special to The News)