Maple Ridge News Staff

An 11-year-old Pitt Meadows girl was happy to get her bike back, thanks to Ridge Meadows RCMP on Feb. 18, 2021. (Special to The News)

Police find and fix stolen bike for Pitt Meadows girl

RCMP officers make repairs, then bike shop finishes tune-up

An 11-year-old Pitt Meadows girl was happy to get her bike back, thanks to Ridge Meadows RCMP on Feb. 18, 2021. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows

Pitt Meadows city hall taking applications for committees

Deadline looms for citizens who want to get involved

Pitt Meadows
Paws for Hope in Maple Ridge received a $65,000 provincial gaming grant. (Paws for Hope/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge animal welfare group benefits from B.C. gaming grants

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation receives $65,000

Paws for Hope in Maple Ridge received a $65,000 provincial gaming grant. (Paws for Hope/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden. (The News files)

Maple Ridge grants extension for rezoning applications

Applicants now have until Jan. 1, 2022

Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden. (The News files)
Dr. Nageswara Kolla and Treena Innes of the Division of Family Practice at his new clinic which is found in the Brickwater building at 11893 227th St. (Special to The News)

More family doctors taking patients in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows

Three new physicians and two nurse practitioners recruited to community

Dr. Nageswara Kolla and Treena Innes of the Division of Family Practice at his new clinic which is found in the Brickwater building at 11893 227th St. (Special to The News)
After Alanna Wadhwani, seen here with son Nathan, was deluged with orders for her ‘dog poo’ 2020 Christmas ornament, she set up what she described as a factory in her West Maple Maple Ridge home (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Dog ornament that takes a ‘poopy’ view of 2020 a hit for Maple Ridge crafter

Demand for the dog-themed tree decoration ‘blew up’

After Alanna Wadhwani, seen here with son Nathan, was deluged with orders for her ‘dog poo’ 2020 Christmas ornament, she set up what she described as a factory in her West Maple Maple Ridge home (Special to The News)
Lance Uggla, a Garibaldi Secondary graduate, donated $34.1 million to SFU to establish the Uggla Family Scholarship fund. (Simon Fraser University/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge high school grad makes largest donation – ever – to a Canadian university

Lance Uggla, Garibaldi Secondary School grad, gave $34.1 million to SFU to start a scholarship fund

Lance Uggla, a Garibaldi Secondary graduate, donated $34.1 million to SFU to establish the Uggla Family Scholarship fund. (Simon Fraser University/Special to The News)
An early morning car fire in Maple Ridge on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, completely destroyed a four-door sedan (Nancy Townson/special to Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows News)

VIDEO: Car destroyed by fire in Maple Ridge

Blaze is being treated as suspicious by police

An early morning car fire in Maple Ridge on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, completely destroyed a four-door sedan (Nancy Townson/special to Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows News)
Harry Dhillon is the new superintendent for School District 42. (SD42/Special to The News)

New superintendent for the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows school district

Harry Dhillon will be taking over for Sylvia Russell

Harry Dhillon is the new superintendent for School District 42. (SD42/Special to The News)
A stubborn little dragon named Freddy refuses to wear his green shoes because his friends make fun of him. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge children’s author examines the issue of bullying

My Dragon Doesn’t Want To Wear Shoes is the third book by Ligia Carvalho

A stubborn little dragon named Freddy refuses to wear his green shoes because his friends make fun of him. (Special to The News)
(Ronan O'Doherty/The News)

Elderly woman killed in collision on Lougheed in Maple Ridge

79-year-old woman sustained fatal injuries in crash Wednesday night

(Ronan O'Doherty/The News)
The COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital was first declared Nov. 5. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge hospital over

The announcement came about Ridge Meadows Hospital at Monday’s briefing

The COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital was first declared Nov. 5. (Image courtesy CDC)
Downtown businesses along 224 Street. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

E-commerce pilot program to help businesses in Maple Ridge

New program will help businesses build their online presence

Downtown businesses along 224 Street. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Pitt Meadows Art Gallery. (The News/files)

Calling all photographers for Pitt Meadows juried exhibition

Show will run Feb. 6 to Mar. 28 at Pitt Meadows Art Gallery

Pitt Meadows Art Gallery. (The News/files)
Heather Walker, development coordinator at Community Services, is hoping the community will support their annual auction. (Community Services/Special to The News)

Largest auction fundraiser for Maple Ridge charity moved online

More than 100 items to bid on to support Community Services

Heather Walker, development coordinator at Community Services, is hoping the community will support their annual auction. (Community Services/Special to The News)
Around 6:55 p.m. Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, Maple Ridge RCMP officers responded to reports of a stabbing in the 21800 block of Mountainview Crescent near Maple Ridge Secondary School. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Service)
Around 6:55 p.m. Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, Maple Ridge RCMP officers responded to reports of a stabbing in the 21800 block of Mountainview Crescent near Maple Ridge Secondary School. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Service)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows gift card give-away contest aims to support local businesses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows contest)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows gift card give-away contest aims to support local businesses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows contest)
A few Justice 4 Kway rallies have been held at the bandstand in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park. And, on Friday, Kway Din’s family held a press conference in Coquitlam calling for answers about the 54-year-old man’s death. (Special to The News)

Family calling for answers more than a year after police-involved shooting death in Maple Ridge

Siblings hold press conference in Coquitlam Friday to address their concerns

A few Justice 4 Kway rallies have been held at the bandstand in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park. And, on Friday, Kway Din’s family held a press conference in Coquitlam calling for answers about the 54-year-old man’s death. (Special to The News)
This is an artists rendering of a storage building being constructed in Hammond. The Maple Ridge Community Foundation is working with the building owners to develop community themed murals that will be visible to passersby. Artists are invited to submit proposals for the project before Aug. 28. (Special to The News)

Artists invited to contribute to large Hammond murals

Maple Ridge Community Foundation is accepting art submissions until Aug. 28

This is an artists rendering of a storage building being constructed in Hammond. The Maple Ridge Community Foundation is working with the building owners to develop community themed murals that will be visible to passersby. Artists are invited to submit proposals for the project before Aug. 28. (Special to The News)
Emergency responders were seen removing a body, as well as various evidence bags from the Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge Friday night, following what witnesses are calling a “suspicious” death. Ridge Meadows RCMP have called it a “medical incident.” (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

FURTHER UPDATE: Body removed from Maple Ridge hotel after large police presence

A large contingent of Mounties were at the Art Infiniti Hotel Friday afternoon and evening

Emergency responders were seen removing a body, as well as various evidence bags from the Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge Friday night, following what witnesses are calling a “suspicious” death. Ridge Meadows RCMP have called it a “medical incident.” (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)