Mike Hall

(Contributed)                                Will Robson doing stand-up in Dubai; (below) with his fiancée, Yasmin.

OCOP: Have Robson, Will travel

Will Robson is putting down roots.

(Contributed)                                Will Robson doing stand-up in Dubai; (below) with his fiancée, Yasmin.
OCOP: Her community now

OCOP: Her community now

Mo Korchinski operates a 72-hour program for inmates leaving ACCW.

OCOP: Her community now
The Flames sport their new road blacks Saturday in North Vancouver. (Contributed)

Flames .500 on junior B season

Ridge falls in North Van after opening with win at home.

The Flames sport their new road blacks Saturday in North Vancouver. (Contributed)
Chef Dez.

On Cooking: Eating with The Road Hammers

A glimpse of what the culinary lives of these musicians are like.

Chef Dez.
Cheryl Ashlie.

MacDuff’s call: Sold on Community Chest program from the start

Given one in seven people in Canada lives in poverty, clearly there is a lot of need.

Cheryl Ashlie.
Eileen Dwillies at the farmers’ market in downtown Maple Ridge on Saturday.

‘Thank-you, Haney Farmers Market’

Liberal MP Dan Ruimy (Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge) thanks local farmers at the…

Eileen Dwillies at the farmers’ market in downtown Maple Ridge on Saturday.
(files)                                The blackberries are also on private property.

Letter: ‘Just ask before picking fruit’

I honestly don’t really care about the apples.

(files)                                The blackberries are also on private property.
Phil Melnychuk photo                                Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena and Premier John Horgan announce Friday that tolls will be off the Golden Ears and Port Mann bridges.

Elimination of bridge tolls raises questions

Mixed reactions in Surrey-White Rock-Langley area to provincial move

Phil Melnychuk photo                                Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena and Premier John Horgan announce Friday that tolls will be off the Golden Ears and Port Mann bridges.
Hiker air-lifted from Golden Ears park

Hiker air-lifted from Golden Ears park

Coquitlam search team assists Ridge members in rescue.

Hiker air-lifted from Golden Ears park
Maple Ridge’s Maggie Coles-Lyster races with the TaG Cycling Race Team during Race the Ridge in Thornhill. (THE NEWS/files)

Maple Ridge cyclist wins gold at world junior championships

Coles-Lyster also earns silver.

Maple Ridge’s Maggie Coles-Lyster races with the TaG Cycling Race Team during Race the Ridge in Thornhill. (THE NEWS/files)
B.C. Children’s Hospital tips to ease back-to-school anxiety

B.C. Children’s Hospital tips to ease back-to-school anxiety

Dr. Baer recommends parents plan ahead and gradually expose kids to their environment and new schedule.

B.C. Children’s Hospital tips to ease back-to-school anxiety
Smile cookies help hospital foundation.

Buy a smile, give a smile

Cookie sales at Tim Hortons support Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation

Smile cookies help hospital foundation.
Chef Dez.

On Cooking: Part 3: Making the perfect homemade burger

Going without complimentary toppings is like having mashed potatoes without the gravy, or apple pie without the ice cream.

Chef Dez.
Cheryl Ashlie.

MacDuff: Golden Achievement Award for sexism

It boggles me how something as important as gender equity would have been lost in the equation.

Cheryl Ashlie.
Anita Place homeless camp. (THE NEWS/files)

Letters: Not helping doing what we are doing

Low-barrier housing isn’t probably a responsible decision.

Anita Place homeless camp. (THE NEWS/files)
In Education: Oh, Canada, I missed you.

In Education: Oh, Canada, I missed you.

The family road trip does have a place in today’s high-speed, Internet society.

In Education: Oh, Canada, I missed you.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alex Brandon)                                Tom Fletcher should should join U.S. President Donald Trump’s publicity hacks.

Letter: Give up membership in reactionary, flat-earth society

Hack Tom Fletcher promotes ‘alternate facts.’

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alex Brandon)                                Tom Fletcher should should join U.S. President Donald Trump’s publicity hacks.
Tolls are coming off the Golden Ears Bridge, connecting Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows with Langley and Surrey. The tolls have been in place since it opened in June 2009.

UPDATE: Green party doesn’t support removing bridge tolls

NDP announces tolls coming off Golden Ears and Port Mann bridges

Tolls are coming off the Golden Ears Bridge, connecting Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows with Langley and Surrey. The tolls have been in place since it opened in June 2009.
Katzie First Nation, fed up with some                                 behaviors on                                 the reserve,                                 are asking                                 undesirables                                 to leave.                                THE NEWS/files

Letter: Maybe the Katzie band has the right idea

Local governments all over North America are trying to deal with the issue of homelessness.

Katzie First Nation, fed up with some                                 behaviors on                                 the reserve,                                 are asking                                 undesirables                                 to leave.                                THE NEWS/files
Update: Car hits Tim Hortons in Maple Ridge

Update: Car hits Tim Hortons in Maple Ridge

It is not known if anyone was injured.

Update: Car hits Tim Hortons in Maple Ridge