Monisha Martins

Cops clamp down on summer speeders

Armed man robs Pitt Meadows Superstore on Canada Day

Ridge Meadows RCMP say suspect forced two female employees into an office with a safe

Cops clamp down on summer speeders
Vocalist Kelsey Fortin growls into the mic while Treachery practice for their Adstock performance. The band shares a youth spot with Vacant Eyes

Death growls and ‘djent-le’ Treachery

Metal band from MRSS gets ready to play Adstock X, a free hardcore, metal and punk concert which takes place Sunday July 6 in Maple Ridge

Vocalist Kelsey Fortin growls into the mic while Treachery practice for their Adstock performance. The band shares a youth spot with Vacant Eyes
Neila Scott of Wild Glide BC on a Segway. The City of Pitt Meadows is allowing the company to offer Segway tours on certain dikes on a trial basis for the next three months.

Ridge company offers Segway tours on Pitt dikes

Wild Glide B.C. is the only company in Metro Vancouver to offer guided tours on the two-wheeled electric vehicles.

Neila Scott of Wild Glide BC on a Segway. The City of Pitt Meadows is allowing the company to offer Segway tours on certain dikes on a trial basis for the next three months.
There have been no cases of the West Nile virus anywhere in B.C. for several years.

Help keep mosquitoes under control

Fewer nuisance calls in Metro Vancouver so far this year.

There have been no cases of the West Nile virus anywhere in B.C. for several years.
Search and rescue volunteers enter the water below the falls in Golden Ears park during a search for two men in May 2013.

Search called off for woman who drowned in Golden Ears park

Water levels have to drop before crews will resume search for Surrey woman believed to have drowned in a creek, east of Maple Ridge

Search and rescue volunteers enter the water below the falls in Golden Ears park during a search for two men in May 2013.
Swift water rescuers from the Maple Ridge Fire Department and Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue enter Gold Creek in Golden Ears Provincial Park to look for the bodies of two men who drowned while swimming last summer. On Monday

Search continues for woman who fell into Maple Ridge creek

Police believe the woman drowned after plunging into a fast-moving creek in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Swift water rescuers from the Maple Ridge Fire Department and Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue enter Gold Creek in Golden Ears Provincial Park to look for the bodies of two men who drowned while swimming last summer. On Monday
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Renewed call to regulate police dogs

Maple Ridge man suing RCMP, wants changes to training

The study released Thursday by the Pivot Legal Society found that
A man was found dead on the second floor of a townhouse on 207A Street in Maple Ridge after a fire on June 19.

Coroner identifies man found dead in Maple Ridge fire

Craig Peter Davey, 37, was found on the second floor of a townhouse on 207A Street in Maple Ridge

A man was found dead on the second floor of a townhouse on 207A Street in Maple Ridge after a fire on June 19.
Ken Joyner reads through archives from the former taxpayers’ association.

Ex-alderman revives Pitt Meadows ratepayers group

Ken Joyner wants to keep the city's residential taxes down.

Ken Joyner reads through archives from the former taxpayers’ association.
March to July is nesting season for birds and local vets are seeing a spike in unnecessarily rescued fledglings.

Don’t pick up fledglings, let them fly

March to July is nesting season for birds, SPCA and vets seeing a spike in unnecessarily rescued are fledglings.

March to July is nesting season for birds and local vets are seeing a spike in unnecessarily rescued fledglings.
A man died in a fire at a townhouse Thursday in Maple Ridge.

Man dies in Maple Ridge townhouse fire

Maple Ridge fire department is still investigating what started a fire in a townhouse on 207A Street

A man died in a fire at a townhouse Thursday in Maple Ridge.
Pitt Meadows council to tackle expense claims

Pitt Meadows council to tackle expense claims

Accept's Bell's motion to review travel and community relations budgets

Pitt Meadows council to tackle expense claims
Attorney General and Minister of Justice tours the wing at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women where BC Corrections’ new Mother-Child Program is now offered. The Mother-Child Program provides women in custody the opportunity to live and bond with their newborns

Maple Ridge prison opens new mother-child unit

New mothers will be allowed to raise their babies while incarcerated at the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women in Maple Ridge

Attorney General and Minister of Justice tours the wing at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women where BC Corrections’ new Mother-Child Program is now offered. The Mother-Child Program provides women in custody the opportunity to live and bond with their newborns
Staff are running Pitt airport until a new general manager is hired.

Pitt Meadows airport replacing general manager

Airport board of directors are implementing a new strategic plan and say they need new leadership

Staff are running Pitt airport until a new general manager is hired.
City of Pitt Meadows employee salaries rose 4.4 per cent last year.

A call to freeze to Pitt council salaries

They have risen 50 per cent in six years, staff pay up too

City of Pitt Meadows employee salaries rose 4.4 per cent last year.
A screen shot from a Farsi children's program produced by Parvaz Film.

Ridge company suspended under temporary Foreign Worker program

Parvaz Film Corporation is suspended from using the program while an investigation is underway.

A screen shot from a Farsi children's program produced by Parvaz Film.
Jassi Sidhu in an undated photograph with her husband Sukhwinder ‘Mithu’ Sidhu.

Maple Ridge mother, uncle accused in ‘honour-killing’ appeal extradition to India

Jassi Sidhu's mother Malkit Kaur Sidhu and uncle Surjit Singh Badesha are accused of planning her murder

Jassi Sidhu in an undated photograph with her husband Sukhwinder ‘Mithu’ Sidhu.
Pitt Meadows Mayor Deb Walters

Pitt citizens of the century celebrated

Premier Christy Clark honours Pitt Meadows' citizens of the century.

Pitt Meadows Mayor Deb Walters
Ridge Meadows RCMP Insp. Dan Splinter with a fully automatic assault rifle seized from a house in Mission May 29.

Ridge Meadows RCMP seize guns, ammo, drugs

White van stopped in downtown on May 29, led to Mission search

Ridge Meadows RCMP Insp. Dan Splinter with a fully automatic assault rifle seized from a house in Mission May 29.
Colleen Flanagan/the news Vicuña Art Studio instructor Maria Daley with a painting by student Bonnie McPherson titled I love spring

Maple Ridge artists set to ‘Spring into Summer’

Vicuña Art Studio and Gallery hosts show on June, 12,13 and 14 featuring 50 artists from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Colleen Flanagan/the news Vicuña Art Studio instructor Maria Daley with a painting by student Bonnie McPherson titled I love spring