Joti Grewal

A small plane crashed at the south end of Pitt Lake Tuesday afternoon with a lone occupant – the pilot. (Google maps)

48-year-old Maple Ridge pilot ‘unhurt’ after Pitt Lake plane crash, RCMP confirm

A mayday call was received at the Pitt Meadows Airport Tuesday afternoon

A small plane crashed at the south end of Pitt Lake Tuesday afternoon with a lone occupant – the pilot. (Google maps)
Pitt Meadows Day community festival moves online

Pitt Meadows Day community festival moves online

Annual celebration will be held June 6

Pitt Meadows Day community festival moves online
City of Maple Ridge issued an alert on May 12, 2020 that the Whonnock Community Well is out of service until further notice due to vandalism. (Google Map screen shot)

Whonnock Community Well in Maple Ridge vandalized

Community well is out of service until further notice

City of Maple Ridge issued an alert on May 12, 2020 that the Whonnock Community Well is out of service until further notice due to vandalism. (Google Map screen shot)
Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Lower Mainland nursing students match volunteers with health-care workers

KPU, UBC, BCIT and Douglas College nursing students form COVID response team

Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Chris Kimberly, Nathaniel Sands and Natalie Caya of The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries prepare to help clients at a temporary physical distancing shelter that opened May 12, 2020 to help alleviate crowding and prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Mark Stewart/Special to THE NEWS)

Shelter space expanded at Ridge Meadows Ministries to prevent COVID-19 spread

The Salvation Army is not creating new spaces rather alleviating crowding

Chris Kimberly, Nathaniel Sands and Natalie Caya of The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries prepare to help clients at a temporary physical distancing shelter that opened May 12, 2020 to help alleviate crowding and prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Mark Stewart/Special to THE NEWS)
A partial road closure is scheduled to be in effect from May 11 to 19 on Dewdney Trunk Road between Edge Street and 230 Street. (City of Maple Ridge screen capture)

PHOTOS: Scheduled road closures in Maple Ridge

Public is advised to follow traffic signs in work zones and to plan ahead

A partial road closure is scheduled to be in effect from May 11 to 19 on Dewdney Trunk Road between Edge Street and 230 Street. (City of Maple Ridge screen capture)
City of Maple Ridge issues metered water notices

City of Maple Ridge issues metered water notices

Deadline for payment is June 10

City of Maple Ridge issues metered water notices
Maple Ridge resident Mae Woods, 28, and Vancouver resident Pan Khantidhara, 31, collaborated to create Howbsy.com. (screen shot)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge start-up shows wait times at businesses across Lower Mainland

Female entrepreneurs from Maple Ridge and Vancouver collaborate on new venture

Maple Ridge resident Mae Woods, 28, and Vancouver resident Pan Khantidhara, 31, collaborated to create Howbsy.com. (screen shot)
Mike Gjaltema with City of Maple Ridge operations department reminds residents don’t to flush cleaning products down the toilet in a video shared by the city on May 2, 2020. (video screen capture)

VIDEO: Residents reminded to flush only ‘number one, number two and toilet paper’

Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden shares regular video messages during COVID-19

Mike Gjaltema with City of Maple Ridge operations department reminds residents don’t to flush cleaning products down the toilet in a video shared by the city on May 2, 2020. (video screen capture)
Vancouver resident, 31-year-old Pan Khantidhara and Maple Ridge resident 28-year-old Mae Woods collaborated to create Howbsy.com. (Khantidhara’s photo contributed, Woods’ photo credited to Jose Palma)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge start-up shows wait times at businesses across Fraser Valley

Female entrepreneurs from Maple Ridge and Vancouver collaborate on new venture

Vancouver resident, 31-year-old Pan Khantidhara and Maple Ridge resident 28-year-old Mae Woods collaborated to create Howbsy.com. (Khantidhara’s photo contributed, Woods’ photo credited to Jose Palma)
Human remains were discovered in the 15700 block of Kennedy Road in Pitt Meadows around 6:20 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020. No foul play is suspected. (Google Maps)
Human remains were discovered in the 15700 block of Kennedy Road in Pitt Meadows around 6:20 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020. No foul play is suspected. (Google Maps)
Melissa and Lara, Maple Ridge park ambassadors, share tips on how to safely enjoy the outdoors while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. (City of Maple Ridge video screen shot)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge mayor shares how park ambassadors keep community safe

Park ambassador program is a new initiative introduced during COVID-19 crisis

Melissa and Lara, Maple Ridge park ambassadors, share tips on how to safely enjoy the outdoors while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. (City of Maple Ridge video screen shot)
“Camera traps” have been catching several different species of wildlife on video at Golden Ears Provincial Park since they were first installed, most recently on April, 22, 2020 two cougar cubs were spotted. The park was closed to visitors on April 8, 2020 to help curb the spread of COVID-19. (Cole Burton/Special to The News)
“Camera traps” have been catching several different species of wildlife on video at Golden Ears Provincial Park since they were first installed, most recently on April, 22, 2020 two cougar cubs were spotted. The park was closed to visitors on April 8, 2020 to help curb the spread of COVID-19. (Cole Burton/Special to The News)
City of Maple Ridge launches online fitness videos families can do from home to stay active during the current coronavirus crisis. (City of Maple Ridge video screen shot)

Maple Ridge launches online fitness videos

Programs will be accessible on the City’s website

City of Maple Ridge launches online fitness videos families can do from home to stay active during the current coronavirus crisis. (City of Maple Ridge video screen shot)
A child and youth care worker in the community was thrilled to receive a donation of food from local eatery Big Feast in Maple Ridge on April 27, 2020 to help support vulnerable families. (Joanne Wilson/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge eatery helps local youth care worker feed vulnerable families

Big Feast Bistro donated 25 boxes of food

A child and youth care worker in the community was thrilled to receive a donation of food from local eatery Big Feast in Maple Ridge on April 27, 2020 to help support vulnerable families. (Joanne Wilson/Special to The News)
Yennadon Elementary has started a mystery reader activity for students to help keep them engaged with reading. (SD42/Facebook)

Maple Ridge students collect clues to identify weekly mystery reader

School aims to help keep kids engaged with reading while learning from home

Yennadon Elementary has started a mystery reader activity for students to help keep them engaged with reading. (SD42/Facebook)
Margaret and John Fox are pictured here cutting their wedding cake. The retired Mountie lost his life to COVID-19 on April 6, 2020. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge retired Mountie dies after short battle with COVID-19

John Fox’s son wants to share his father’s story to help the public understand seriousness of virus

Margaret and John Fox are pictured here cutting their wedding cake. The retired Mountie lost his life to COVID-19 on April 6, 2020. (Special to The News)
Families decorated their vehicles before driving by St. Patrick’s School on Monday, April 20, 2020 for a parade to celebrate students and staff. (Clive Heah/Special to The News)

PHOTOS: ‘Mom gives me too much homework’ sign waved during Maple Ridge school parade

St. Patrick’s invited students to drive-by school on Monday

Families decorated their vehicles before driving by St. Patrick’s School on Monday, April 20, 2020 for a parade to celebrate students and staff. (Clive Heah/Special to The News)
Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township first B.C. city to host World Track and Field Trials in nearly 20 years

Township of Langley will host 2022 and 2023 editions

Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge mayor Mike Morden poses in front of a mural of hearts in this April 8, 2020 photo shared on his Facebook page. (Mike Morden/Facebook)

Maple Ridge mayor updates residents about COVID-19 response

Mike Morden reminds public about resources available online

Maple Ridge mayor Mike Morden poses in front of a mural of hearts in this April 8, 2020 photo shared on his Facebook page. (Mike Morden/Facebook)