Maple Ridge News Staff

Maple Ridge Seniors Village is one of five members of the British Columbia Seniors Living Association. (The News files)

BC Seniors Living Association’s Seal of Approval goes digital

Better quality of life the goal for member communities like those in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge Seniors Village is one of five members of the British Columbia Seniors Living Association. (The News files)
Students across school district watched videos and did activities geared towards mental health. (Special to The News)

National day of mental health marked by Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows school district

Child and Youth Mental Health Day started by FamilySmart in 2007

Students across school district watched videos and did activities geared towards mental health. (Special to The News)
Approximately $1.6 million was provided by the province to support the Foundry’s virtual services, including the development of the new Foundry app. (The News files)

New app to help youth access mental health and substance use supports

New Foundry BC app to complement services at Foundry Ridge Meadows

Approximately $1.6 million was provided by the province to support the Foundry’s virtual services, including the development of the new Foundry app. (The News files)
Chef Trevor Randle, center, will be hosting a free, family-friendly cook-along on May 8. (Special to The News)
Chef Trevor Randle, center, will be hosting a free, family-friendly cook-along on May 8. (Special to The News)
The team at West Coast Dream Homes Ltd. in Maple Ridge took home best renovation between $200,000-$399,999. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge homebuilders win industry award

West Coast Dream Homes was a finalist in three categories for HAVAN awards

The team at West Coast Dream Homes Ltd. in Maple Ridge took home best renovation between $200,000-$399,999. (Special to The News)
Pascale Shaw holds one of 400 sprouting pumpkin plants to be available for pick-up in about one week. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge pumpkin growing contest is getting underway

More than 400 pumpkin plants will be available next week for free contest

Pascale Shaw holds one of 400 sprouting pumpkin plants to be available for pick-up in about one week. (Special to The News)
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Two fires in one day kept Pitt Meadows crews busy

Two multiple unit buildings were evacuated Saturday

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Dr. Michael Ungar, left, and Dr. Jody Carrington, are the speakers at the SD42 2021 virtual convention.(Special to The News)

Nurturing resilience in children is theme at SD42 convention

Registration on now for staff and parents/guardians

Dr. Michael Ungar, left, and Dr. Jody Carrington, are the speakers at the SD42 2021 virtual convention.(Special to The News)
Kevin Goossen, last seen in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday, April 27, has been found. (Special to The News)

Update: Missing man from Pitt Meadows found safe

RCMP thank the public for their help

Kevin Goossen, last seen in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday, April 27, has been found. (Special to The News)
A recent meeting of UPlan on the topic of mental health. (The News files)

Maple Ridge students to be featured on Toronto podcast

Sunday’s live stream will be on youth mental health

A recent meeting of UPlan on the topic of mental health. (The News files)
Dr. Jennifer Mervyn, left, and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith, will be speaking at event. (Facebook/STORM Stop Overdose Ridge Meadows)

Strengthening resiliency in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Free event will be an evening of stories, strategies, and conversations

Dr. Jennifer Mervyn, left, and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith, will be speaking at event. (Facebook/STORM Stop Overdose Ridge Meadows)
Two employees who drive for work review a safety checklist before getting behind the wheel. (Kupicoo - iStock photo)

Road Safety at Work offers free webinar

Small businesses in Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows can ensure they keep driving employees safe

Two employees who drive for work review a safety checklist before getting behind the wheel. (Kupicoo - iStock photo)
Golf tournament in need of sponsors. (Facebook/Maple Ridge Firefighters)
Golf tournament in need of sponsors. (Facebook/Maple Ridge Firefighters)
Online guide expected to make applying for building permits easier. (The News files)

City of Maple Ridge launches new building permit application tool

Users can print or save their results for easy access

Online guide expected to make applying for building permits easier. (The News files)
The ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge. (The News files)

Metro Vancouver announces $150,000 in cultural grants

Eligible Maple Ridge -Pitt Meadows organizations have until May 10 to apply

The ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
Dave Lemmon, new CEO of Enterra. (CNW Group/Enterra Feed Corporation)

Maple Ridge-based insect production company welcomes new CEO

Dave Lemmon joins Enterra after more than 25 years at J.M. Smucker Co.

Dave Lemmon, new CEO of Enterra. (CNW Group/Enterra Feed Corporation)
Educational assistant Val Moore and teacher Sarah Macdonald from The Environmental School remove Himalayan blackberry brambles from Reg Franklin Park. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Green Team plans to remove invasive species from Maple Ridge Park

Twenty-four local students will tackle pesky Himalayan Blackberry bushes

Educational assistant Val Moore and teacher Sarah Macdonald from The Environmental School remove Himalayan blackberry brambles from Reg Franklin Park. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Police are happy with the results of Project C.O.R.E so far. (The News files)
Police are happy with the results of Project C.O.R.E so far. (The News files)
For the second year running, The News’ multi-media advertising consultant Jackie Brittain is up for provincial honours for the creative design of an ad for Golden Meadows Honey Farm in Pitt Meadows. (News illustration)

B.C. peers shortlist Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News for industry accolades

Magazine and creative ad earn local media outlet provincial attention – again

For the second year running, The News’ multi-media advertising consultant Jackie Brittain is up for provincial honours for the creative design of an ad for Golden Meadows Honey Farm in Pitt Meadows. (News illustration)
West Coast Express is a commuter rail service that runs 68 km between Mission and Vancouver. (Special to The News)

Seven West Coast Express locomotives getting $20 million makeover

Feds, province and TransLink announce funding for public transit initiative Wednesday

West Coast Express is a commuter rail service that runs 68 km between Mission and Vancouver. (Special to The News)