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The U13 C1 team won Silver in Mission’s Battle for the Biscuit Tournament over the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24. (Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows Rustlers take home silver in Mission’s Battle for the Biscuit Tournament

The U13 C1 team is now looking forward to the tournament in Penticton in January 2022

The U13 C1 team won Silver in Mission’s Battle for the Biscuit Tournament over the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24. (Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP presented the inaugural Challenge Coin to the family of Const. Pedrosa. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP launches youth award in memory of officer Mike Pedrosa

Medallion showcases the constable during a Terry Fox run

Ridge Meadows RCMP presented the inaugural Challenge Coin to the family of Const. Pedrosa. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
The submission could be any two-dimensional artwork such as photo, acrylic art or even ink artwork. (The NEWS/files)

City of Pitt Meadows seeking artwork for its Christmas card

Submissions will be accepted until Nov. 1

The submission could be any two-dimensional artwork such as photo, acrylic art or even ink artwork. (The NEWS/files)
Gagandeep Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Kulinder Singh, Arvindjeet Singh, Ajay Kumar honoured by the Ridge Meadows RCMP. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Gagandeep Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Kulinder Singh, Arvindjeet Singh, Ajay Kumar honoured by the Ridge Meadows RCMP. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
The new indoor facility for the Ridge Meadows Baseball saw several volunteers show up to help transform the place. (Miranda Carpenter/Special to The News)

Year-long minor baseball practice for Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge athletes to become a reality

Ridge Meadows Minor Baseball Association to host grand opening of their new indoor facility

The new indoor facility for the Ridge Meadows Baseball saw several volunteers show up to help transform the place. (Miranda Carpenter/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Recycling Society hoping to make repair cafes a regular fixture starting next year. (Leanne Koehn/Special to The News)

First Repair Café sees over 70 items fixed for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows residents

Recycling society hopes to hold monthly fix-it events starting February 2022

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society hoping to make repair cafes a regular fixture starting next year. (Leanne Koehn/Special to The News)
Royals pose during the banner raising ceremony for the Bantam AA provincial championship victory. (Miranda Carpenter/Special to The News)

Bantam AA provincial championship banner gets a permanent home

Ridge Meadows Baseball hosts banner raising ceremony for the Royals’ win

Royals pose during the banner raising ceremony for the Bantam AA provincial championship victory. (Miranda Carpenter/Special to The News)
The foundation is looking to raise a total of $36,000 through the fundraiser. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation raising funds for a travel ventilator

The Jourdain family to match donations up to $15,000

The foundation is looking to raise a total of $36,000 through the fundraiser. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Around 17 pharmacies in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are offering flu shots. (The NEWS/files)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows residents can now get their flu shots

Free influenza vaccines for everyone six months and above this year

Around 17 pharmacies in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are offering flu shots. (The NEWS/files)
The contest is until Nov. 1. (FVRL Maple Ridge Library/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge library hosting the Great Pumpkin Contest

Patrons to have chance to win a prize for guessing the weight

The contest is until Nov. 1. (FVRL Maple Ridge Library/Special to The News)
Nicky Evans submitted his self-developed recipe for the 2021 Field to Fork contest. (Alison Evans/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows’ boy stood second in the 2021 Field to Fork challenge

The 13-year-old won with his self-developed Cranberry-Pear upside cake recipe

Nicky Evans submitted his self-developed recipe for the 2021 Field to Fork contest. (Alison Evans/Special to The News)
Those who want their library record updated to a preferred name, are encouraged to visit their library location and let a staff member know. (Black Press Media files)

Go by a different name? Library card will now reflect patrons’ preferred names

Maple Ridge branch sees an uptick in registrations through preferred names

Those who want their library record updated to a preferred name, are encouraged to visit their library location and let a staff member know. (Black Press Media files)
The guitar signed by Boston Bruins was stolen on Oct. 18, 2021. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
The guitar signed by Boston Bruins was stolen on Oct. 18, 2021. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
People will need to pre-register for the tours. (Maple Ridge Museum and Archives/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Museum offering free cemetery walking tours

Plans to add additional tour dates

People will need to pre-register for the tours. (Maple Ridge Museum and Archives/Special to The News)
The drive managed to fill 44 mega bins with bottles and also collected 2065 lbs. of clothing. (Heather Roney/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Scout group hosts bottle and clothing drive

1st Laity View Scouts manage to fill 44 mega bis with bottles and collect 2,065 lbs. of clothing

The drive managed to fill 44 mega bins with bottles and also collected 2065 lbs. of clothing. (Heather Roney/Special to The News)
Museum had to add another date to the tour due to the response to the paranormal night event. (THE NEWS/files)

Maple Ridge Museum brings opportunity to see the paranormal side to Haney House

Partners with Cornerstone Supernatural for a tour with professional paranormal investigation team

Museum had to add another date to the tour due to the response to the paranormal night event. (THE NEWS/files)
First responders attempting a horse rescue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The NEWS)

VIDEO: Firefighters rescue 38-year-old blind horse in Maple Ridge

Sera is possibly the oldest horse in the city, says boarder

First responders attempting a horse rescue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The NEWS)
A swarm of witches paddled across the Alouette River in Pitt Meadows. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

VIDEO: Witches float along Alouette River in Pitt Meadows

Women’s paddling group hosts an off-beat Halloween meet-up

A swarm of witches paddled across the Alouette River in Pitt Meadows. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
The 59 hectare parcel, looking east along Blaney Creek. (Metro Vancouver/Special to The News)

Metro expands park land in Pitt Meadows by 73 hectares

Addition brings the city closer to its goal to build ‘a large and resilient park complex’

The 59 hectare parcel, looking east along Blaney Creek. (Metro Vancouver/Special to The News)
The collision took place between a van and a black semi on Wednesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Haney Bypass re-opens after fatal crash in Maple Ridge

Haney Bypass in Maple Ridge was closed for hours

The collision took place between a van and a black semi on Wednesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)