Priyanka Ketkar

The RCMP is encouraging anyone with information to contact the Ridge Meadows detachment. (Black Press Media files)

Maple Ridge doctor charged with sexual assault

RCMP seeking information over the alleged offence

The RCMP is encouraging anyone with information to contact the Ridge Meadows detachment. (Black Press Media files)
“Property Brothers: Forever Home” won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction in a Lifestyle/Practical Information program earlier this year. (Special to The News)
“Property Brothers: Forever Home” won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction in a Lifestyle/Practical Information program earlier this year. (Special to The News)
Brad Hunt. (The News files)

Maple Ridge NHL star Brad Hunt coming home to Canucks

The defenceman has been with the Minnesota Wild for the past three seasons

Brad Hunt. (The News files)
Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries team handed out water bottles, to all who wanted them during the last heat wave at the end of June, at Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)
Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries team handed out water bottles, to all who wanted them during the last heat wave at the end of June, at Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)
Taeya was airlifted and taken to B.C. Children’s Hospital after the crash. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

GoFundMe set up for Maple Ridge crash survivor

Girl suffered injuries after being thrown out of the car in a rollover incident

Taeya was airlifted and taken to B.C. Children’s Hospital after the crash. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
The Banana Boat, is the latest business to sign up with the Ridge Meadows RCMP for the Safe Place Program initiative. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows business signs up for Safe Place Program with Ridge Meadows RCMP

An initiative to ensure LGBTQS2+ community’s safety

The Banana Boat, is the latest business to sign up with the Ridge Meadows RCMP for the Safe Place Program initiative. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
The Ridge Meadows RCMP received several reports of drunk driving for two separate individuals on July 26. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Ridge Meadows RCMP warns residents against drinking and driving

Sees 178 impaired driving instances so far this year

The Ridge Meadows RCMP received several reports of drunk driving for two separate individuals on July 26. (Black Press Media stock photo)
Ridge Meadows Soccer Club is one of the organizations that has been granted the funding. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

Six Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows sports organizations receive provincial funding

The Local Sport Relief fund being disbursed to support sports through B.C.’s Step 3 in restart plan

Ridge Meadows Soccer Club is one of the organizations that has been granted the funding. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Even with windows cracked open, BC SPCA is urging community members to not leave their pets inside their vehicles. (Black Press Media file)

SPCA’s Maple Ridge branch saw 8 animal adoptions last week

Encourages residents to participate in campaign for pets left in hot cars

Even with windows cracked open, BC SPCA is urging community members to not leave their pets inside their vehicles. (Black Press Media file)
Sterling and Brock Eyford will be cycling 20 kilometres to raise $1,000. (Sabriena Eyford/Special to The News)

Two Maple Ridge boys cycling to raise funds for children’s cancer research

To participate in the Great Cycle Challenge Canada in support of SickKids

Sterling and Brock Eyford will be cycling 20 kilometres to raise $1,000. (Sabriena Eyford/Special to The News)
Pamela Williams works with seniors, drives an ice cream truck, and teaches line dancing on Tuesdays in Maple Ridge. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

Maple Ridge woman teaching line dancing at no cost this summer

The class will be held every Tuesday at Lions Park

Pamela Williams works with seniors, drives an ice cream truck, and teaches line dancing on Tuesdays in Maple Ridge. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Chelsea Keenan led the yoga session for the Lytton fundraiser, organized by Moms Gone Wild. (Mirae Campbell/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Yoga in the park fundraiser in Maple Ridge raises over $2,000 for Lytton

Roughly 80 participants attend the event in Memorial Peace Park

Chelsea Keenan led the yoga session for the Lytton fundraiser, organized by Moms Gone Wild. (Mirae Campbell/Special to The News)
Residents who need yellow bags, will be added to the society’s wait-list until the bags become available. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

Ridge Meadows Recycling hit with yellow bag shortage

Maple Ridge residents asked to opt for alternatives until shipping delay resolved

Residents who need yellow bags, will be added to the society’s wait-list until the bags become available. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
The city will have partial road closure in effect for planned construction work between 216 St. and Edge St. from July 20 to ,July 30. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

Find out which roads are closed in the upcoming days in Maple Ridge

Commuters should expect single lane, alternative traffic and delays on some routes

The city will have partial road closure in effect for planned construction work between 216 St. and Edge St. from July 20 to ,July 30. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Kids from the Wild and Wonderful daycare participated in the clean-up in Pitt Meadows, alongside summer students and staff of the ARMS. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

ARMS undertakes Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows community clean-ups

Promotes their adopt-a-block program

Kids from the Wild and Wonderful daycare participated in the clean-up in Pitt Meadows, alongside summer students and staff of the ARMS. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
A fire inside a local Indian restaurant has caused significant damage. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Structure fire near Dewdney Trunk road in Maple Ridge

Reports of black smoke coming from the roof alerted officials

A fire inside a local Indian restaurant has caused significant damage. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Amazon’s Pitt Meadows delivery station will be located in the Goldern Ears Business Park. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

Amazon’s Pitt Meadows delivery station set to open this October

Hiring to begin in September for the facility located in the Golden Ears Business Park

Amazon’s Pitt Meadows delivery station will be located in the Goldern Ears Business Park. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Participants in the survey will be entered in a draw to win $100 grocery gift certificates. (THE NEWS files)

Food security survey underway in Maple Ridge

Feast Maple Ridge undertaking public engagement to analyse needs and gaps in the community

Participants in the survey will be entered in a draw to win $100 grocery gift certificates. (THE NEWS files)
Jonathan Scott explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Jonathan Scott explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Troy Scott has been working with kids for their social and personal development through bikes, for over a decade. (Priyanka Ketkar/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge Cycle owner recognized for his contribution to bike repair program

Surrey School District 36 presents Scott Troy with certificate of appreciation

Troy Scott has been working with kids for their social and personal development through bikes, for over a decade. (Priyanka Ketkar/THE NEWS)