Maple Ridge News Staff

A semi flipped Wednesday morning in the 26300 block of Lougheed Highway. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Flipped semi causes traffic issues in Maple Ridge

Police say there were no injuries to driver

A semi flipped Wednesday morning in the 26300 block of Lougheed Highway. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Hot Pho Vietnamese Noodle restaurant was named in the top 50 Most Loved list for DoorDash. (Google Maps)

Maple Ridge restaurant makes list of DoorDash 50 best nationwide

Company claims fewer than 1 per cent of DoorDash restaurants made list

Hot Pho Vietnamese Noodle restaurant was named in the top 50 Most Loved list for DoorDash. (Google Maps)
Grade 12 Westview Secondary School student Bella Gushue received a Beedie Luminaries scholarship worth $40,000. (Beedie Luminaries/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge student receives life-changing $40,000 scholarship

Bella Gushue was one of 140 Grade 12 students to receive the scholarship from Beedie Luminaries

Grade 12 Westview Secondary School student Bella Gushue received a Beedie Luminaries scholarship worth $40,000. (Beedie Luminaries/Special to The News)
Derrick Meal shared a picture of a garter snake discovered while hiking through the Cliff Falls area of Kanaka Creek Regional Park in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

REMINDER: Nature photos could earn $50 for local eatery

Aim, snap, shoot, and share pictures of wildlife in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to win

Derrick Meal shared a picture of a garter snake discovered while hiking through the Cliff Falls area of Kanaka Creek Regional Park in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Museum curator Melissa Rollit strung together a handmade historic Finnish loom used for making rugs. It’s from the heritage society archives, but has never been on display before, because of space. It will be demonstrated during Saturday’s special Finnish celebration. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)

VIDEO: Museum celebrates Maple Ridge’s Finnish roots Saturday

A one-day celebration and temporary display help mark contributions made by immigrants from Finland

Maple Ridge Museum curator Melissa Rollit strung together a handmade historic Finnish loom used for making rugs. It’s from the heritage society archives, but has never been on display before, because of space. It will be demonstrated during Saturday’s special Finnish celebration. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)
Danielle Ryan of Pitt Meadows is a semi-finalist in the SiriusXM’s Top of the Country competition. (Screen grab)
Danielle Ryan of Pitt Meadows is a semi-finalist in the SiriusXM’s Top of the Country competition. (Screen grab)
The Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association handed out their Downtown Maple Ridge Business Awards. Jim’s Pizza has won three years in a row. (Special to The News)

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses honoured with awards

There were more than 450 nominations in 30 categories

The Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association handed out their Downtown Maple Ridge Business Awards. Jim’s Pizza has won three years in a row. (Special to The News)
Volunteers cleaned out MacLean Park of invasive plants and garbage on Saturday, May 28. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows park undergoes a clearing and cleaning

Dozens helped clear MacLean Park of invasive plants and garbage

Volunteers cleaned out MacLean Park of invasive plants and garbage on Saturday, May 28. (Special to The News)
Jordan Marcellus won $675,000 in Set For Life. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows man wins big in Set For Life

Received winning lottery ticket for his birthday

Jordan Marcellus won $675,000 in Set For Life. (Special to The News)
The Friends In Need Food Bank’s School Meal and Snack program has been fully funded for the next school year . (THE NEWS/files)

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows school children will not go hungry thanks to generous grant to food bank

Friends In Need’s School Meal and Snack program fully funded for the 2022/23 school year

The Friends In Need Food Bank’s School Meal and Snack program has been fully funded for the next school year . (THE NEWS/files)
The Jim’s Pizza facade improvement was one example city council looked at, with painting, signage, a new awning and planter boxes. (Special to The News)

Deadline waived for grants to improve look and security of downtown Maple Ridge businesses

Programs through the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association

The Jim’s Pizza facade improvement was one example city council looked at, with painting, signage, a new awning and planter boxes. (Special to The News)
Denise Gunn was voted president and chair of the Safety and Security Committee. (Special to The News)

New board of directors for Downtown Maple Ridge BIA

Board voted in at annual general meeting and will serve a two year term

Denise Gunn was voted president and chair of the Safety and Security Committee. (Special to The News)
Siblings, Dave from Surrey, and Emily from Maple Ridge, will be competing on Season 3 of Lego Masters. (Lego Masters Facebook/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge women competes on Season 3 of LEGO Masters

A sneak peek of the season will be airing on June 5

Siblings, Dave from Surrey, and Emily from Maple Ridge, will be competing on Season 3 of Lego Masters. (Lego Masters Facebook/Special to The News)
Adam Alcalde, a multi-media sales representative for The News, loves participating in the Design An Ad program that allows children to demonstrate their creativity and artistic abilities, creating advertisements for community businesses. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Creative young minds share ideas for advertising

News brings students together with Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows businesses to create awesome ads

Adam Alcalde, a multi-media sales representative for The News, loves participating in the Design An Ad program that allows children to demonstrate their creativity and artistic abilities, creating advertisements for community businesses. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Beth LeDrew of Pitt Meadows took a stroll out to the Addington marshlands last weekend, and spotted these two osprey. Do you have a local wildlife shot you’d be willing to share. Send it in today, and you could win. (Special to The News)

Aim, snap, shoot, and share pictures of wildlife to win

News’ readers invited to send in nature photos – they’ll be entered into draw for $50 to local eatery

Beth LeDrew of Pitt Meadows took a stroll out to the Addington marshlands last weekend, and spotted these two osprey. Do you have a local wildlife shot you’d be willing to share. Send it in today, and you could win. (Special to The News)
Hayward Lake, in Mission (near the border of northeast Maple Ridge) is a popular destination for water lovers, picnickers, and hikers alike. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)

PREFERRED DESTINATIONS: Sunseekers flock to Hayward Lake as weather improves

Many visitors unaware of the long history of this man-made reservoir

Hayward Lake, in Mission (near the border of northeast Maple Ridge) is a popular destination for water lovers, picnickers, and hikers alike. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)
Russet is one of five rabbits available for adoption at the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Special to The News)
Russet is one of five rabbits available for adoption at the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Special to The News)
Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge enforcer wins ‘King of the Rink’ battle

Daniel Amesbury won competition with a TKO

Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)
Cam Blake received $9,000 through Amplify BC’s Career Development program. (Special to The News)

Live music in Maple Ridge gets boost from province

One artist and two music companies receive funding

Cam Blake received $9,000 through Amplify BC’s Career Development program. (Special to The News)