Maple Ridge News Staff

<em>Echoes of Mother Earth</em> runs from Saturday, Feb. 5 until Sunday, Mar. 27. (Pitt Meadows Art Gallery/Special to The News)
<em>Echoes of Mother Earth</em> runs from Saturday, Feb. 5 until Sunday, Mar. 27. (Pitt Meadows Art Gallery/Special to The News)
The Keg in Maple Ridge is a part of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. (The Keg/Special to The News)
The Keg in Maple Ridge is a part of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. (The Keg/Special to The News)
Haney Place Mall COVID-19 vaccine clinic open seven days a week. (The News files)

Maple Ridge COVID-19 vaccine clinic now open 7 days a week

Fraser Health aiming to increase access to booster doses

Haney Place Mall COVID-19 vaccine clinic open seven days a week. (The News files)
The first Lordco Auto Parts opened up in Maple Ridge in 1974. (Lordco Auto Parts/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge auto parts company opens fourth location in Alberta

Lordco Auto Parts’s first ever location was in Maple Ridge

The first Lordco Auto Parts opened up in Maple Ridge in 1974. (Lordco Auto Parts/Special to The News)
Semi blocking Harris Road Friday morning. (Lisa Koncsik/Special to The News)

Truck blocking Pitt Meadows road

Harris Road is blocked in both directions

Semi blocking Harris Road Friday morning. (Lisa Koncsik/Special to The News)
Environment Canada said the rapid accumulation of snow is expected Wednesday night into Thursday. (Screen grab)

Snow Wednesday night could affect morning commute in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Storm alert issued by Environment Canada Tuesday, Jan. 4

Environment Canada said the rapid accumulation of snow is expected Wednesday night into Thursday. (Screen grab)
The first ever president of ARMS, Tom Cadieux, has passed away. (Screen grab)

Founding president of ARMS in Maple Ridge passes away

Tom Cadieux was 73 when he died on Wednesday, Dec. 15

The first ever president of ARMS, Tom Cadieux, has passed away. (Screen grab)
Lexi Power (Special to The News)

GALLERY: Pitt Meadows kids share an artistic Merry Christmas

French immersion students from a local elementary school offer a variety of images for the holidays

Lexi Power (Special to The News)
Publisher Lisa Farquharson shares her best wishes with you for the holidays and beyond. (The News)

VIDEO: Merry Ho-Ho, one and all

May the holiday season be safe and joyous for everyone in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Publisher Lisa Farquharson shares her best wishes with you for the holidays and beyond. (The News)
Two Maple Ridge teens chosen for council to provide direct and ongoing feedback to government on priorities and policies that matter to youth. (Government of B.C./Special to The News)

Two Maple Ridge teens chosen for inaugural B.C. youth council

The province received 250 applications

Two Maple Ridge teens chosen for council to provide direct and ongoing feedback to government on priorities and policies that matter to youth. (Government of B.C./Special to The News)
A COVID-safe holiday light parade will be taking place Dec. 11 and 18. (Special to The News)
A COVID-safe holiday light parade will be taking place Dec. 11 and 18. (Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Community Foundation’s Fall Granting Ceremony takes place Thursday, Dec. 9. (Special to The News)

Grants to be announced at annual Maple Ridge Community Foundation ceremony

23 local non-profits set to receive financial support

The Maple Ridge Community Foundation’s Fall Granting Ceremony takes place Thursday, Dec. 9. (Special to The News)
Firefighters train at the Justice Institute of BC campus in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Giving Tuesday: JIBC raising money for virtual reality technolgy to train students

Maple Ridge campus provides hands-on firefighting practice and training

Firefighters train at the Justice Institute of BC campus in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
City hasn't provided an approximate time of reopening yet. (Google Maps/Special to The News)

Water main break causes road closure in Maple Ridge

Repair work begins between 236 Street and 132 Avenue to Fern Crescent and 132 Avenue

City hasn't provided an approximate time of reopening yet. (Google Maps/Special to The News)
Drive BC webcam of Lougheed Highway near 240th Street at 8:21 a.m. The road has been closed in both directions. (DriveBC)

Flooding closes Lougheed Highway through Maple Ridge

Drive BC reports assessment is underway

Drive BC webcam of Lougheed Highway near 240th Street at 8:21 a.m. The road has been closed in both directions. (DriveBC)
There is another COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Ridge Meadows Hospital

Province reports 424 new COVID-19 cases across B.C.

There is another COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Image courtesy CDC)
Chamber of commerce issued a statement on the recent flooding. (The News/files)

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce extends offer of support to local businesses

Acknowledges effects of flooding on businesses and economy

Chamber of commerce issued a statement on the recent flooding. (The News/files)
The City of Maple Ridge’s Emergency Operations Centre updated this map at about 9:30 p.m. Monday, and asks residents to remain vigilant and alert. (Special to The News)

Peak water flow from Alouette delayed, expected to be less

City of Maple Ridge still warns of potential flooding that could come from the reservoir

The City of Maple Ridge’s Emergency Operations Centre updated this map at about 9:30 p.m. Monday, and asks residents to remain vigilant and alert. (Special to The News)
The News has been serving the communities of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge since 1978, with a dedicated team of professional journalists working to bring you local stories every single day. (Screengrab)

OUR VIEW: True reflection of our community

Award-winning team at The News is always striving to share local stories that matter to you

The News has been serving the communities of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge since 1978, with a dedicated team of professional journalists working to bring you local stories every single day. (Screengrab)
War Horse will be screening at the ACT in Maple Ridge on Nov. 21. (Brinkhoff/Mögenburg/Special to The News)

Screening of War Horse coming to ACT in Maple Ridge

Story about a boy whose horse is sold and is shipped to France during First World War

War Horse will be screening at the ACT in Maple Ridge on Nov. 21. (Brinkhoff/Mögenburg/Special to The News)