Mike Hall

Dallas Smith and Terri Clark perform on this year’s CP Holiday Train.                                 (Contributed)

Holiday Train a Friend of food bank

Stops in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Dec. 16.

Dallas Smith and Terri Clark perform on this year’s CP Holiday Train.                                 (Contributed)
Lisa Beare, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture and MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, listens to Ken Beattie, executive director of the B.C. Craft Brewers Guild, as he describes a local beer during the launch of the Maple Ridge Ale Trail in the local backcountry. (THE NEWS/files)

OUTLOOK 2019: Hit the ale trail in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

The provincial initiative has four local brewers.

Lisa Beare, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture and MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, listens to Ken Beattie, executive director of the B.C. Craft Brewers Guild, as he describes a local beer during the launch of the Maple Ridge Ale Trail in the local backcountry. (THE NEWS/files)
Construction continues on the Burnett Street modular homes, to be called Garibaldi Ridge. (Contributed)

For the record

Maple Ridge council does not support a low-barrier model.

Construction continues on the Burnett Street modular homes, to be called Garibaldi Ridge. (Contributed)
(Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)                                First responders at collision scene at 124th Avenue and 232nd Street, Friday.

Pedestrian hit by pickup in Pitt Meadows dies

Cyclist hit by truck in Maple Ridge in serious condition.

(Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)                                First responders at collision scene at 124th Avenue and 232nd Street, Friday.
Maple Ridge Canada Day celebrations Monday included bubbles and many other activities in Memorial Peace Park. (Michael Hall/THE NEWS)

A happy Canada Day

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows celebrate Canada Day.

Maple Ridge Canada Day celebrations Monday included bubbles and many other activities in Memorial Peace Park. (Michael Hall/THE NEWS)
Police investigate the collision, which occurred by a crosswalk near 122nd Avenue. (Shane MacKichan/contributed)
Police investigate the collision, which occurred by a crosswalk near 122nd Avenue. (Shane MacKichan/contributed)
Police investigate the collision, which occurred by a crosswalk near 122nd Avenue. (Shane MacKichan/contributed)

Pedestrian in hospital after being hit in Pitt Meadows

Taken to hospital by ambulance.

Police investigate the collision, which occurred by a crosswalk near 122nd Avenue. (Shane MacKichan/contributed)
Ridge RCMP seek suspect in alleged sexual assault

Ridge RCMP seek suspect in alleged sexual assault

Teenage girl was taking bus to Maple Ridge from Port Coquitlam.

Ridge RCMP seek suspect in alleged sexual assault
Cody Hough will play for the Surrey Eagles of the BCHL next season. (Twitter)

Maple Ridge defender flying high as an Eagle

Cody Hough played the past two seasons with B.C. Major Midget team

Cody Hough will play for the Surrey Eagles of the BCHL next season. (Twitter)
Jade Lenton won the Fraser Valley junior girls’ 400-metre title. (MRSS photo)

MRSS places third in senior team rankings at Fraser Valley track championships

School qualifies 22 for provincials, starting Thursday in Kelowna.

Jade Lenton won the Fraser Valley junior girls’ 400-metre title. (MRSS photo)
The T-Birds won their fifth NAIA women’s golf title. (UBC photo)

Ridge golfers help UBC win NAIA title

Cecile Kwon and Esther Lee are both Maple Ridge secondary graduates.

The T-Birds won their fifth NAIA women’s golf title. (UBC photo)
Cessation signs will be installed in Maple Ridge this coming week. (Contributed)

Routine train whistles to stop in Maple Ridge

‘Will still sound as a warning.’

Cessation signs will be installed in Maple Ridge this coming week. (Contributed)
April Migneault took a picture in a tree at the back of her Maple Ridge property. (Contributed)

Hungry bear takes snack from Maple Ridge kitchen

Family left back deck door open during heat.

April Migneault took a picture in a tree at the back of her Maple Ridge property. (Contributed)
(Michael Hall/THE NEWS)                                Firefighters had to pry out one driver.

UPDATE: Two-car crash on road to Golden Ears park

Female driver taken by ambulance; traffic diverted on route to provincial park in Maple Ridge.

(Michael Hall/THE NEWS)                                Firefighters had to pry out one driver.
Jan Hickman is celebrated as the winner of the Maple Ridge Community Foundation Lifetime Achievement award Saturday at Meadow Gardens Golf Course. (Michael Hall/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge citizens of year honoured

Jan Hickman winner of Lifetime Achievement award; Katelyn Ross in Under-40 category.

Jan Hickman is celebrated as the winner of the Maple Ridge Community Foundation Lifetime Achievement award Saturday at Meadow Gardens Golf Course. (Michael Hall/THE NEWS)
(Wiki Commons)                                Parliament buildings in Ottawa.

Letters: ‘Flaws in every government’

‘Trains of the future’

(Wiki Commons)                                Parliament buildings in Ottawa.
A bear plays with a tree swing in Whonnock. (Contributed)

Bear just wants to have fun

Captured by bird camera playing with tree swing in east Maple Ridge

A bear plays with a tree swing in Whonnock. (Contributed)
Jennifer Mallmes, founder of the End of Life Doula Association of Canada. (Contributed)

On Community: Introducing end-of-life doulas

Helping people live in Maple Ridge

Jennifer Mallmes, founder of the End of Life Doula Association of Canada. (Contributed)
Vicki McLeod.

Untrending: What remains online

Differences between a memorialized social media account and your current profile are significant.

Vicki McLeod.
Tyler O’Neill reaching third base during spring training. (Wiki Commons)

O’Neill proves he’s major-league ready

Maple Ridge outfielder makes St. Louis Cardinals opening-day roster.

Tyler O’Neill reaching third base during spring training. (Wiki Commons)