Maple Ridge News Staff

Katzie First Nation Chief Grace George says grant will ensure the safety and compassionate care of the most vulnerable in the community. (The News files)

Grant to help vulnerable Katzie and Pitt Meadows residents in an emergency

The joint-grant was provided through the province’s UBCM Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

Katzie First Nation Chief Grace George says grant will ensure the safety and compassionate care of the most vulnerable in the community. (The News files)
Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a fatal crash in Maple Ridge Saturday evening, May 7. (The News files)

29-year-old man sole victim of fatal Maple Ridge crash

Crash happened in Whonnock area Saturday night

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a fatal crash in Maple Ridge Saturday evening, May 7. (The News files)
The 19th annual Fund Run is back next month, a fundraiser for Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. During the event, organizers will be paying tribute to one of the Fund Run founders, Anne Littlewood, who passed earlier this spring. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)

Free Fund Run T-shirts up for grabs

Those who register for the June run/walk before Wednesday qualify

The 19th annual Fund Run is back next month, a fundraiser for Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. During the event, organizers will be paying tribute to one of the Fund Run founders, Anne Littlewood, who passed earlier this spring. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Sound The Alarm brings Music of the Night to Maple Ridge on Mother’s Day – a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (Diamonds Edge Photography/Special to The News)

Mother’s Day concert celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber

The ACT is hosting Music of the Night, a concert tour currently travelling throughout B.C.

Sound The Alarm brings Music of the Night to Maple Ridge on Mother’s Day – a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (Diamonds Edge Photography/Special to The News)
41-year-old Arthur Aaron Joseph Comeau of Maple Ridge has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting on April 28 in the 12300-block of Carlton Street. (RCMP)

Police identify victim of Maple Ridge shooting

Arthur Aaron Joseph Comeau, 41, said to be known to police

41-year-old Arthur Aaron Joseph Comeau of Maple Ridge has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting on April 28 in the 12300-block of Carlton Street. (RCMP)
Helen Kathleen Mussallem, the daughter of Solomon Mussallem – a former mayor and founder of Haney Garage. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge nurse credited for turning nursing into a revered career

Lieutenant Helen Mussallem was the most decorated military nurse of the Second World War

Helen Kathleen Mussallem, the daughter of Solomon Mussallem – a former mayor and founder of Haney Garage. (Special to The News)
The Dementia Friendly Community Task Group will be taking part in this years IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s on May 28. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows walk to support those living with dementia

Local event supporting Alzheimer Society takes place May 28

The Dementia Friendly Community Task Group will be taking part in this years IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s on May 28. (Special to The News)
Young Decs. (Be Okay screenshot/Special to The News)

Young Maple Ridge rapper takes to home show stage

Teen entertainer kicks off Family Fest performances

Young Decs. (Be Okay screenshot/Special to The News)
Meridian Farm Market is raising money for the Canucks Autism Network. (The News files)

Maple Ridge market fundraising for Canucks Autism Network

Meridian Farm Market hoping to raise $30,000

Meridian Farm Market is raising money for the Canucks Autism Network. (The News files)
Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)

VIDEO: Train-truck crash kills one in Maple Ridge

Emergency crews expected on scene in Whonnock much of the night investigating fatal accident

Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)
Bands from across SD42 will be taking part in <em>Resonance on the Ridge</em>. (The News files)
Bands from across SD42 will be taking part in <em>Resonance on the Ridge</em>. (The News files)
The MRSS Swing Into Spring concert takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge secondary is swinging into spring

April 14 concert featuring the MRSS jazz band is by donation

The MRSS Swing Into Spring concert takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14. (Special to The News)
Zining Yu and Akira Yoshiyama of Meadowridge School were grand prize winners at the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair. (Special to The News)

Students from Maple Ridge school win top prize in regional science fair

Student at Pitt Meadows elementary also won best prize in category

Zining Yu and Akira Yoshiyama of Meadowridge School were grand prize winners at the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair. (Special to The News)
City crews will be cleaning the streets in Pitt Meadows for the full spring sweep. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows spring street sweeping starting today

Crews will be doing full spring sweep April 11-15

City crews will be cleaning the streets in Pitt Meadows for the full spring sweep. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested a man with a knife in Volker Park Monday morning, April 4. (The News files)

Man with knife arrested in Maple Ridge park

Out of caution SD42 enacts a hold and secure two schools

Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested a man with a knife in Volker Park Monday morning, April 4. (The News files)
Ridge Meadows RCMP would like to find the owner of a valuable watch. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP would like to find the owner of a valuable watch. (Special to The News)
HAM lovers have the Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club spring swap meet to look forward to in May. (Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club/Special to The News)
HAM lovers have the Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club spring swap meet to look forward to in May. (Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club/Special to The News)
Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)

Nominations for Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Hometown Heroes now open for 2022

Hometown Heroes banquet scheduled for the fall

Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)
Rendering of new playground being built at Albion Park. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Construction begins on new Maple Ridge playground

Residents happy new playgound will feature inclusive equipment

Rendering of new playground being built at Albion Park. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP is warning drivers that they will be out enforcing speed limits regularly throughout Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

RCMP launch 3-strike speeding campaign in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Two cars impounded during efforts on Thursday, March 24

Ridge Meadows RCMP is warning drivers that they will be out enforcing speed limits regularly throughout Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)