Colleen Flanagan

A gathering to mark the grand opening of the Fraser River Indigenous Society’s new urban garden in the heart of downtown. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Indigenous society opens oasis downtown Maple Ridge

New urban garden to be a place of teaching and healing

A gathering to mark the grand opening of the Fraser River Indigenous Society’s new urban garden in the heart of downtown. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Steven Page will be performing at The ACT in Maple Ridge at the end of September. Tickets are on sale now for the show. (JD Scarcliff/Special to The News)

Arts centre in Maple Ridge retains title sponsor

Morningstar Single Family Homes has been the title sponsor four years in a row

Steven Page will be performing at The ACT in Maple Ridge at the end of September. Tickets are on sale now for the show. (JD Scarcliff/Special to The News)
David and Sara Lindberg with their daughter Ellee, 2. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge mother claims she was ‘fat-shamed’ during pregnancy

Sara Lindberg has filed a human rights complaint

David and Sara Lindberg with their daughter Ellee, 2. (Special to The News)
The City of Maple Ridge is putting on a free movie night for residents. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Free movie night in Maple Ridge

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will be showing at the Albion Community Centre

The City of Maple Ridge is putting on a free movie night for residents. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
There is a heavy police presence along 216th Street in Maple Ridge for the investigation of a fatal shooting. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Man, 33, fatally shot in Maple Ridge Friday morning

Victim died at the scene, and police have 216th Street south of Dewdney Trunk Road cordoned off

There is a heavy police presence along 216th Street in Maple Ridge for the investigation of a fatal shooting. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Johnny Bootleg will be performing at Summer Happenings this Friday, Aug. 12. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge is set to rock this Friday

Free concert Aug. 12, in Memorial Peace Park

Johnny Bootleg will be performing at Summer Happenings this Friday, Aug. 12. (Special to The News)
The Otter Llama 4-H Club had llamas on display for Canada Day in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge 4-H club raises more than $1,000 at Rotary Duck Race after last ditch online plea

The Otter 4-H Llama Club had only sold six tickets until the day before the draw.

The Otter Llama 4-H Club had llamas on display for Canada Day in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
This photograph that was posted with a rental ad for an apartment in Pitt Meadows was also used in an ad for a rental in Puerto Rico. (Special to The News)

New Pitt Meadows deputy fire chief stumbles on apartment scam

After Google search of local apartment for rent, finds same photos for place in Puerto Rico

This photograph that was posted with a rental ad for an apartment in Pitt Meadows was also used in an ad for a rental in Puerto Rico. (Special to The News)
Hot Summer Nights at the Wednesday, July 20 and 27, events. (Oliver Rathonyi-Reusz/Special to The News)
Hot Summer Nights at the Wednesday, July 20 and 27, events. (Oliver Rathonyi-Reusz/Special to The News)
Marcus Tamba received a T-shirt from a reader along his newspaper route. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge newspaper carrier gets T-shirt from reader for job well done

Marcus Tamba has been delivering the News since October of 2020

Marcus Tamba received a T-shirt from a reader along his newspaper route. (Special to The News)
Lesley Shebib, right, was the winner of the Rotary Duck Race, sitting with her granddaughter. (Special to The News)
Lesley Shebib, right, was the winner of the Rotary Duck Race, sitting with her granddaughter. (Special to The News)
This years Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation gala is themed The Disco Ball. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)

Tickets on sale for annual gala benefitting the Maple Ridge hospital

The 34th annual gala takes place in October at Meadow Gardens Golf Club

This years Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation gala is themed The Disco Ball. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Steve Bradley played the dame in a 2012 production of the panto <em>Sleeping Beauty. </em>(The News files)

Auditions coming up for Maple Ridge panto

SPECC-tacular Productions Theatre Group is auditioning for tale of Sleeping Beauty

Steve Bradley played the dame in a 2012 production of the panto <em>Sleeping Beauty. </em>(The News files)
Police have released the photo of a victim who they believe received serious injuries after an assault. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Police discover man with serious injuries in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows Serious Crimes Unit looking for witnesses

Police have released the photo of a victim who they believe received serious injuries after an assault. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
The Ridge Meadows Soccer Club would like people to donate to the Karina LeBlanc Foundation. (Special to The News)

Tonight: Free Bad Guys movie in Maple Ridge park

Spots on a first-come first-serve basis

The Ridge Meadows Soccer Club would like people to donate to the Karina LeBlanc Foundation. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue, from left: acting lieutenant Mark Davies, firefighter Andrew Brown, deputy chief Tracy Warren, and firefighter Jerrod Saddler, saved Shelby, a golden retriever, after her head became trapped beneath a tree stump. (Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue/Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue, from left: acting lieutenant Mark Davies, firefighter Andrew Brown, deputy chief Tracy Warren, and firefighter Jerrod Saddler, saved Shelby, a golden retriever, after her head became trapped beneath a tree stump. (Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue/Special to The News)
Bakir Junaideen with his wife Farzana, and their two sons Nabeel 12, and Zaid, 9. (Special to The News)

Fundraiser started for father of two who drowned while tubing in Maple Ridge

Bakir Junaideen died Wednesday night after being pulled from the Alouette River this past weekend

Bakir Junaideen with his wife Farzana, and their two sons Nabeel 12, and Zaid, 9. (Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Fire Department has issued notice of a total fire ban. (Black Press file)

Total fire ban in effect in Maple Ridge

Open wood burning already banned in City of Pitt Meadows

The Maple Ridge Fire Department has issued notice of a total fire ban. (Black Press file)
Maple Ridge Caribbean Fest returned for its 20th year with live music, vendors, and food trucks set up around the Albion Fairgrounds for Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)

Thousands attend Caribbean Fest in Maple Ridge

Only down side of festival was the heat: organizer

Maple Ridge Caribbean Fest returned for its 20th year with live music, vendors, and food trucks set up around the Albion Fairgrounds for Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)
A campfire ban starts Thursday, Aug. 4, across the Lower Mainland. (The News files)

Campfire ban coming to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Ban starts at noon on Thursday, Aug 4

A campfire ban starts Thursday, Aug. 4, across the Lower Mainland. (The News files)
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