Maple Ridge News Staff

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)
Cougars have been spotted around Maple Ridge the past week. (The News files)

Cougar spotted by Maple Ridge SPCA

Keep children and pets close, advises animal welfare organization

Cougars have been spotted around Maple Ridge the past week. (The News files)
A picture by Ruqaiyah, a Grade 2 student at Kanaka Creek elementary. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge students offer COVID advice

Grade 2 students at Kanaka Creek elementary give their take on pandemic

A picture by Ruqaiyah, a Grade 2 student at Kanaka Creek elementary. (Special to The News)
One Ridge Meadows RCMP arrest lead to recovery of $1,300 worth of merchandise. (Black Press files)

Mounties nab store thieves in Maple Ridge

Six arrested in blitz targeting known pilferers

One Ridge Meadows RCMP arrest lead to recovery of $1,300 worth of merchandise. (Black Press files)
Maple Ridge Community Foundation supported local charities responding to COVID-19. (The News files)

Maple Ridge Community Foundation selling coffee for a good cause

First ever custom roasted coffee fundraiser

Maple Ridge Community Foundation supported local charities responding to COVID-19. (The News files)
Ridge Meadows Hospice Society volunteer Jill Constable. (Ridge Meadows Hospice Society/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Hospice Society volunteer Jill Constable. (Ridge Meadows Hospice Society/Special to The News)
The theme for Earth Day celebrations this year is “Emerge”. (Special to The News)

Earth Day Community Challenge to encourage Maple Ridge residents to “Emerge”

There will be no official Earth Day celebration on April 22

The theme for Earth Day celebrations this year is “Emerge”. (Special to The News)
Students of the Environmental School in Maple Ridge took part in a native species planting in Reg Franklin Park on Friday, Mar. 12. (ARMS/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge park receives makeover

Environmental School students clean up park

Students of the Environmental School in Maple Ridge took part in a native species planting in Reg Franklin Park on Friday, Mar. 12. (ARMS/Special to The News)
BC Games logo. (File photo)

Sports groups hard hit by loss of Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games helped

The Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games Sport Partner Fund recipients receive $130,000

BC Games logo. (File photo)
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)