Robert Mangelsdorf

Leader James Deutschmann (in yellow) circles his team up.

Breaking down walls builds better school

Students at Garibaldi secondary in Maple Ridge fight bullying by sharing a laugh, and getting to know each other

Leader James Deutschmann (in yellow) circles his team up.
Alex Rowley

Rowley makes impact with SFU

Maple Ridge’s Alex Rowley is proving he is wise beyond his years on the soccer pitch this season for the Simon Fraser University men’s team.

Alex Rowley
Ryan Lisowsky

Nephew of hall-of-famer suits up for Flames

Ryan Lisowsky, a six-foot-four, 180-pound defenceman for the Ridge Meadows Flames, is the nephew of local hockey legend Cam Neely.

Ryan Lisowsky
Ridge Meadows Flames net first win

Ridge Meadows Flames net first win

The local junior B hockey club rallied to beat the visiting Grandview Steelers 3-2 to earn their first two points of the season Friday.

Ridge Meadows Flames net first win
Janessa Munz is planning a protest walk against a proposed bylaw in Maple Ridge that would penalize pit bull owners

Ridge pit bull owners protest proposed prohibition

Owners of bullies take pets out for a Sunday walk as council in Maple Ridge considers higher fees

Janessa Munz is planning a protest walk against a proposed bylaw in Maple Ridge that would penalize pit bull owners
Ridge Meadows Flames owner Andrew Ilaender (left) and marketing associate Rick Garrison are hoping to offer hockey fans put out by the NHL lockout a local option to get their fix.

Flames hope to attract locked out hockey fans

Local junior B hockey club is hoping to attract hockey fans who want to get their fix close to home.

Ridge Meadows Flames owner Andrew Ilaender (left) and marketing associate Rick Garrison are hoping to offer hockey fans put out by the NHL lockout a local option to get their fix.
Injury-plagued Marauders mauled by Abbotsford Panthers at home

Injury-plagued Marauders mauled by Abbotsford Panthers at home

Pitt Meadows Marauders junior varsity football team lost 30-13 to the visiting Abbotsford Collegiate Panthers, Wednesday afternoon.

Injury-plagued Marauders mauled by Abbotsford Panthers at home
Emerson Kot of the Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary Titans runs the ball during the Titans 47-32 loss to the visiting Robert Bateman Timberwolves Wednesday afternoon.

SRT Titans fall in junior varsity opener

Samuel Robertson Technical loses 47-32 to Robert Bateman

Emerson Kot of the Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary Titans runs the ball during the Titans 47-32 loss to the visiting Robert Bateman Timberwolves Wednesday afternoon.
Ridge Meadows Flames fall to Mission City Outlaws in home opener

Ridge Meadows Flames fall to Mission City Outlaws in home opener

Local junior B hockey club blows a three-goal lead to fall 4-3 to the Mission City Outlaws Friday night in their home opener.

Ridge Meadows Flames fall to Mission City Outlaws in home opener
Samuel Robertson Titans gear up for junior varsity football season

Samuel Robertson Titans gear up for junior varsity football season

The future looks bright for the fledgling football program at Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary School.

Samuel Robertson Titans gear up for junior varsity football season
Matt Cameron of the Pitt Meadows Marauders races past a Seaquam defender Saturday in Surrey. Pitt Meadows lost the game 29-22.

Pitt Meadows Marauders comeback fails aganst Seaquam

Pitt seniors find themselves down 29-0 at halftime in exhibition action, battle back to within seven, but can't pull out the win.

Matt Cameron of the Pitt Meadows Marauders races past a Seaquam defender Saturday in Surrey. Pitt Meadows lost the game 29-22.
Ty Bikic

Record numbers for Maple Ridge Terry Fox Run

Team Elder, in honour of long-time volunteer Fred Elder, accounted for $10k

Ty Bikic

School district gets new secretary-treasurer

Superintendent says new hire brings a lot of experience and expertise to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Vandalism costs in Maple RIdge school district down in 2011/12

After measures taken, fifth straight year there has been a decrease

Ridge Meadows Flames goalie Wesley McLeod stares down an Aldergrove forward

Flames fall to Kodiaks in season opener

Local junior B squad readies for home opener Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Planet Ice in Maple Ridge against the Mission City Outlaws

Ridge Meadows Flames goalie Wesley McLeod stares down an Aldergrove forward
In summer months

Renos at Golden Ears Provincial Park

The day-use area in Golden Ears Provincial Park is being renovated to create more wide-open areas suitable for picnicking

In summer months
Darby Steeves

Maple Ridge dancer at world championships

Maple Ridge's Darby Steeves will be representing Canada at the International Dance Organization's Jazz and Modern Dance World Championship

Darby Steeves
Norman

Cute critter gets a helping hand after hitting Maple Ridge road

Flying squirrel fell out of the sky, after home was chopped down

Norman
Kiowa Gaudette runs the ball during the junior Marauders 28-14 win over the Langley Saints

Friday night lights return to Pitt Meadows

The team was only founded a little more than five years ago, but Marauders football has quickly become something of a cult in Pitt Meadows.

Kiowa Gaudette runs the ball during the junior Marauders 28-14 win over the Langley Saints
Maple Ridge Terry Fox Run set for Sunday

Maple Ridge Terry Fox Run set for Sunday

Terry Fox Run organizer Betty Levens has her fingers crossed for some sunshine this weekend.

Maple Ridge Terry Fox Run set for Sunday