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Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)

Upwards of 30,000 feral cats in Langley an ‘invisible’ problem, Tiny Kittens founder says

Fort Langley non-profit broadcasts 24-hour live stream of rescues

Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)
This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in B.C. communities from January 1 to Sept. 30, 2020. (BC CDC map)

MAP: COVID-19 positive test increase 34% from August to September in Ridge Meadows

As of Sept. 30, number of reported cases increased to 159 from 119 in September, BC CDC reports

This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in B.C. communities from January 1 to Sept. 30, 2020. (BC CDC map)
IHIT is investigating the death of a Langley man after an altercation involving campus security at Trinity Western University was reported on Sept. 30, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

Homicide investigators to take over fatal altercation at Trinity Western University

Police were called to the Trinity Western University on Sept. 30

IHIT is investigating the death of a Langley man after an altercation involving campus security at Trinity Western University was reported on Sept. 30, 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)
Police investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Golden Ears Bridge, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The 45-year-old Maple Ridge man was thrown off his bike and was pronounced dead at the scene. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Maple Ridge man, 45, dies at scene of Golden Ears Bridge crash

Police are asking for dashboard camera footage of Oct. 2 incident

Police investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Golden Ears Bridge, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The 45-year-old Maple Ridge man was thrown off his bike and was pronounced dead at the scene. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating a motor vehicle incident that stalled traffic this morning in Maple Ridge. (The News file)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating a motor vehicle incident that stalled traffic this morning in Maple Ridge. (The News file)
A Surrey man died after losing control of his motorcycle while travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Surrey man dies after losing control of motorcycle on Highway 1 in Langley

Highway 1 westbound at 216th Street was closed for several hours

A Surrey man died after losing control of his motorcycle while travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (Shane MacKichan)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson talks about drug addiction during a campaign stop in Pitt Meadows Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Today (Oct. 6, 2020), Wilkinson will be campaigning alongside local candidates in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

BC Liberal leader campaigns in Maple Ridge

Andrew Wilkinson will be joined by local candidates Tuesday

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson talks about drug addiction during a campaign stop in Pitt Meadows Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Today (Oct. 6, 2020), Wilkinson will be campaigning alongside local candidates in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Maple Ridge resident Bob Russell walks six-year-old Cooper and four-year-old Ellie, two Shih Tzu, Papillon cross pups every Monday to help Anne Burgess-Clark who signed up for support with her dogs through ElderDog. (Christina Saremba/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Non-profit helps local seniors with dog care

ElderDog offers services for seniors in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge resident Bob Russell walks six-year-old Cooper and four-year-old Ellie, two Shih Tzu, Papillon cross pups every Monday to help Anne Burgess-Clark who signed up for support with her dogs through ElderDog. (Christina Saremba/Special to The News)
Langley Mounties were called to Trinity Western University for a report of an “agitated man” who was having an altercation with campus security on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (file)

Chilliwack man, 31, in critical condition after altercation at Langley university

RCMP received a report of an ‘agitated man’ on TWU campus

Langley Mounties were called to Trinity Western University for a report of an “agitated man” who was having an altercation with campus security on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (file)
In a video release by the RCMP in 2017, missing person Kristina Ward is seen walking through a parking lot with what police are calling an “unknown male.” On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Kristina’s parents renewed their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (RCMP video)

VIDEO: ‘There is no closure for the family,’ renewed plea for missing woman

Kristina Ward was last seen in Surrey in 2017

In a video release by the RCMP in 2017, missing person Kristina Ward is seen walking through a parking lot with what police are calling an “unknown male.” On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Kristina’s parents renewed their public plea for information relating to her disappearance. (RCMP video)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan are scheduled to campaign in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Black Press Media files)                                B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan are scheduled to campaign in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Black Press Media files)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan are scheduled to campaign in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Black Press Media files)                                B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and B.C. NDP leader John Horgan are scheduled to campaign in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Black Press Media files)
Environment Canada is forecasting winds, heavy rainfall and a risk of a thunderstorm for Ridge Meadows to kick off the fall season. (The News file photo)
Environment Canada is forecasting winds, heavy rainfall and a risk of a thunderstorm for Ridge Meadows to kick off the fall season. (The News file photo)
DriveBC reported a vehicle stall westbound on Lougheed Highway just after Old Dewdney Trunk Road Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (DriveBC photo)
DriveBC reported a vehicle stall westbound on Lougheed Highway just after Old Dewdney Trunk Road Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (DriveBC photo)
Students at Savory Elementary in Victoria enjoy a new playground funded by the province. On Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 MLA Lisa Beare announced Maple Ridge Elementary students are the latest recipients of funding from the province’s Playground Equipment Program. The school will receive $125,000 for a new accessible playground. (Province of BC photo)

Maple Ridge students set to receive new $125,000 playground

Funding is part of province’s Playground Equipment Program

Students at Savory Elementary in Victoria enjoy a new playground funded by the province. On Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 MLA Lisa Beare announced Maple Ridge Elementary students are the latest recipients of funding from the province’s Playground Equipment Program. The school will receive $125,000 for a new accessible playground. (Province of BC photo)
Nordstrom Rack in Langley will open its doors to the public Sept. 17, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Sneak peek inside Nordstrom Rack Langley

The luxury discount store is the first in British Columbia, opens Thursday

Nordstrom Rack in Langley will open its doors to the public Sept. 17, 2020. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
A flipped gravel truck has closed a section of 100 Avenue in Maple Ridge Thursday morning, Sept. 10, 2020. (The News files)
A flipped gravel truck has closed a section of 100 Avenue in Maple Ridge Thursday morning, Sept. 10, 2020. (The News files)
Pacha Craik was left dealing with the aftermath of the high winds on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. A 70-foot tall tree had fallen on her property in the Maple Crest area, but thankfully she said there was only minor damage caused to her and the neighbour’s property. (Pacha Craik/Special to the News)

High winds down trees in communities and Highway 7 in Maple Ridge

Lougheed Highway was still partially closed Tuesday morning

Pacha Craik was left dealing with the aftermath of the high winds on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. A 70-foot tall tree had fallen on her property in the Maple Crest area, but thankfully she said there was only minor damage caused to her and the neighbour’s property. (Pacha Craik/Special to the News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a vehicle collision around 6:40 p.m. Tuesday night at the intersection of Kanaka Way and Lougheed Highway, where one person was ejected from their car. (File photo)

Truck collides with classic car in Maple Ridge, woman ‘ejected’ from vehicle

Driver of green Dodge pickup truck fled the scene

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a vehicle collision around 6:40 p.m. Tuesday night at the intersection of Kanaka Way and Lougheed Highway, where one person was ejected from their car. (File photo)
UPDATE: Maple Ridge families escape early morning fire

UPDATE: Maple Ridge families escape early morning fire

Two townhouses were “fully involved”

UPDATE: Maple Ridge families escape early morning fire
Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)

Fraser Valley universities talk September school start

Masks will be required when physical distance is not an option at TWU and KPU

Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)