Mathilda Devilliers

Ollie Edwards taking part in the annual Fund Run, hosted by Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (COMMUNITY/Supplied Image)

Three-year-old takes selfless steps to raise funds in honour of his brother

A Maple Ridge family holds strong together as a family unit through a tough year

Ollie Edwards taking part in the annual Fund Run, hosted by Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (COMMUNITY/Supplied Image)
Emily-Ann Chick (front), on the Powell River during the 2019 Pulling Together Journey, with her crew. (COMMUNITY/Supplied Image)

Katzie paddled together in honour of a fallen family member

More than 30 members of the Katzie First Nation reserve took part in the canoeing event

Emily-Ann Chick (front), on the Powell River during the 2019 Pulling Together Journey, with her crew. (COMMUNITY/Supplied Image)
Ross Davies, at Fish Fence in Maple Ridge, explains how to behave if you come across a bear. (COMMUNITY/Mathilda de Villiers)

Ross Davies advises on bear safety in Maple Ridge

With more bear activity this season, local expert stresses safety

Ross Davies, at Fish Fence in Maple Ridge, explains how to behave if you come across a bear. (COMMUNITY/Mathilda de Villiers)
Emilie Nunez sits in her studio in Maple Ridge, working on her forest paintings. (Mathilda de Villiers/THE NEWS)

Emerging Maple Ridge artist awarded scholarship

Emilie Nunez earns large scale solo art exhibition, $2,000

Emilie Nunez sits in her studio in Maple Ridge, working on her forest paintings. (Mathilda de Villiers/THE NEWS)
Ellen Reid, Brad Roberts, Dan Roberts and Mitch Dorge, the original members of the Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies. (Contributed)

Crash Test Dummies celebrate 25 years with tour

The original band members will be coming to Mission in August.

Ellen Reid, Brad Roberts, Dan Roberts and Mitch Dorge, the original members of the Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies. (Contributed)
(Mathilda de Villiers/THE NEWS)                                David Wason drops off a bouquet of flowers for Christa Klemm, a resident at Revera Sunwood Senior Living Residence.

Maple Ridge Flower Brigade brightens days of seniors

Every Wednesday, seniors are gifted with flowers, being reminded that they are loved and cared for.

(Mathilda de Villiers/THE NEWS)                                David Wason drops off a bouquet of flowers for Christa Klemm, a resident at Revera Sunwood Senior Living Residence.
(Left to Right) Darlene Proulx, Avery Johnson, Deanna Cranna, Sabrina Jones and Cassie McLeod at the Karina LeBlanc Field in Maple Ridge. (Mathilda de Villiers/THE NEWS)

Karina LeBlanc Foundation awards scholarships to Maple Ridge grads

Empowering women in sports is the aim.

(Left to Right) Darlene Proulx, Avery Johnson, Deanna Cranna, Sabrina Jones and Cassie McLeod at the Karina LeBlanc Field in Maple Ridge. (Mathilda de Villiers/THE NEWS)
Karla Scribner (Angelica) and Angel Duran-Héon (Lucian) at rehearsal. (Contributed)

Bard on the Bandstand returns with Shakespeare at the circus

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows production features gender reversed roles.

Karla Scribner (Angelica) and Angel Duran-Héon (Lucian) at rehearsal. (Contributed)
(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Town ‘n’ Country Dancers celebrate Canada Day for their 33rd annual year.

Square dancers celebrate another July 1 with community

Town ā€˜nā€™ Country Dancers hold 33rd annual Canada Day event

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Town ‘n’ Country Dancers celebrate Canada Day for their 33rd annual year.