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Patricia Gordon was honoured with the Spirit of Pitt Meadows Award, which recognizes the most outstanding resident of the year. (Special to The News)

City of Pitt Meadows honours 2020s community service stars

Mayor Dingwall said he is proud of role models and leaders for stepping up during challenging year

Patricia Gordon was honoured with the Spirit of Pitt Meadows Award, which recognizes the most outstanding resident of the year. (Special to The News)
Mayor Bill Dingwall said grant will go a long way to ensure the risks and hazards of wildfires are minimized in Pitt Meadows. (News files)

Pitt Meadows receives grant for wildfire resiliency planning

City awarded $50,000 as part of provincial program designed to reduce risk and impact of wildfire

Mayor Bill Dingwall said grant will go a long way to ensure the risks and hazards of wildfires are minimized in Pitt Meadows. (News files)
A group of tenancy advocates picketed outside the home of CWI managing principal, Bill Mitsui on Saturday, Feb 27. (Special to The News)

Housing advocates picket outside West Vancouver home of Maple Ridge apartment building landlord

Joyce Lachance said her son was unfairly evicted from Cityviews Village in February

A group of tenancy advocates picketed outside the home of CWI managing principal, Bill Mitsui on Saturday, Feb 27. (Special to The News)
Steven Powell will fix up the recovered three-wheeler and donate it. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Maple Ridge man’s stolen trike recovered

Community Safety Officers found the bike outside downtown Tim Hortons after receiving multiple tips

Steven Powell will fix up the recovered three-wheeler and donate it. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
The City of Maple Ridge is looking for public input on new playground equipment. (City of Maple Ridge/ Facebook)

City of Maple Ridge looks for public input on new playground equipment

Albion Park is getting a re-haul as part of the city’s Lifecycle Program

The City of Maple Ridge is looking for public input on new playground equipment. (City of Maple Ridge/ Facebook)
Steven Powell is extremely grateful for the help staff and store owners at Valley Fair Mall have provided. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Community rallies to replace disabled man’s stolen trike

Steven Powell’s work mates are raising funds to purchase him a new set of wheels

Steven Powell is extremely grateful for the help staff and store owners at Valley Fair Mall have provided. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
Information for Phase Two of vaccinations to come out Monday, March 1 (Black Press Files)

Phase 2 vaccination information coming March 1

Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows Community Services committed to helping seniors get the jab

Information for Phase Two of vaccinations to come out Monday, March 1 (Black Press Files)
Members of Katzie First Nation got into the spirit of Pink Shirt Day with honking, car decoration, and drumming. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Katzie First Nation recognizes Pink Shirt Day with ‘honking’ parade

Community rallies together to promote anti-bullying message

Members of Katzie First Nation got into the spirit of Pink Shirt Day with honking, car decoration, and drumming. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
A white Hyundai Tuscon rolled over onto its side after a collision at 228th Street and Abernethy Way. (Neil Corbett/ The News)

Three cars involved in Maple Ridge crash

Fire, ambulance and RCMP respond to rollover on 228th Street and Abernethy Way

A white Hyundai Tuscon rolled over onto its side after a collision at 228th Street and Abernethy Way. (Neil Corbett/ The News)
MRSS senior wrestlers – Gabriella Di Girolomo, Ivy Threatful, Solei Brooks, Lexi Lewis, Adrian Truong and Ryan Beranek – were in great shape this year, Ramblers coach Bill McCrae said. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Secondary wrestling team laments loss of season that might have been

Ramblers were in position for a provincial three-peat, longtime coach says

MRSS senior wrestlers – Gabriella Di Girolomo, Ivy Threatful, Solei Brooks, Lexi Lewis, Adrian Truong and Ryan Beranek – were in great shape this year, Ramblers coach Bill McCrae said. (Special to The News)
Naomi Lane has published two books since retiring in 2018. (Special to The News)

New Maple Ridge author releases first two books

Naomi Lane writes relatable tales of growing older, and changing relationships

Naomi Lane has published two books since retiring in 2018. (Special to The News)
Chef Trevor Randle is excited to promote cooking with local ingredients. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Secondary culinary teacher offers free online lesson

Chef Trevor Randle will hold free cook-along as part of Canada’s Agricultural Day

Chef Trevor Randle is excited to promote cooking with local ingredients. (Special to The News)
Yennadon Elementary students have created a kindness poster campaign. (School District 42/ Special to The News)

Anti-bullying message being spread at Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Schools for Pink Shirt Day

Whonnock Elementary will be inspired to be kind by Michael Bortolotto

Yennadon Elementary students have created a kindness poster campaign. (School District 42/ Special to The News)
Maèva Tremblay will run 21 kilometres to combat depression and anxiety. (Maèva Tremblay/ Facebook)

Maple Ridge girl running half marathon for mental health

Maèva Tremblay suffered from depression and anxiety after COVID cut short France exchange program

Maèva Tremblay will run 21 kilometres to combat depression and anxiety. (Maèva Tremblay/ Facebook)
Pitt Meadows city council members wear pink shirts to promote a message of anti-bullying. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows politicians sport pink shirts to spread anti-bullying message

City of Maple Ridge encourages city hall employees to wear pink on Feb. 24

Pitt Meadows city council members wear pink shirts to promote a message of anti-bullying. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Local landmarks across B.C. will be lit up for World Thinking Day on Monday, Feb. 22 (Girl Guides BC Council)

Guiding Blue to grace Ridge Meadows landmarks

Girl Guides celebrate World Thinking Day by lighting up three spots in Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows

Local landmarks across B.C. will be lit up for World Thinking Day on Monday, Feb. 22 (Girl Guides BC Council)
Second Shot drill team and their mini-horses tour Maple Ridge on Valentine’s Day. L to R: Julie MacMillan, Jesse, Darcey Bessemer, Renegade, Allison Geofroy, and Cash. (Jennifer Naylor Photography/ Special to The News)

Valentine’s Day pony express delivers lots of love

Three mini horses and their handlers toured Maple Ridge Sunday

Second Shot drill team and their mini-horses tour Maple Ridge on Valentine’s Day. L to R: Julie MacMillan, Jesse, Darcey Bessemer, Renegade, Allison Geofroy, and Cash. (Jennifer Naylor Photography/ Special to The News)
Fifty-four individually wrapped baggies of drugs were seized along with a cell phone, several hundred dollars in cash, and the vehicle the suspect was driving. (Ridge Meadows RCMP - Special to The News)

Drugs found during Maple Ridge vehicle stop

Police arrested a 45-year-old woman; seized drugs, vehicle, cash, and a cell phone

Fifty-four individually wrapped baggies of drugs were seized along with a cell phone, several hundred dollars in cash, and the vehicle the suspect was driving. (Ridge Meadows RCMP - Special to The News)
The driver of a dump truck was trapped in his vehicle along Wicklund Avenue. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

Driver trapped after connecting with power line in Maple Ridge

B.C. Hydro is on the way to the scene

The driver of a dump truck was trapped in his vehicle along Wicklund Avenue. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
Ridge Meadows Soccer Club’s technical team, operations manager and sporting director pose with a $500 cheque for Pink Shirt Day. (Ronan O’Doherty -The News)

Ridge Meadows soccer club looks to spread kindness

Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows sporting org printing pink shirts for anti-bullying day

Ridge Meadows Soccer Club’s technical team, operations manager and sporting director pose with a $500 cheque for Pink Shirt Day. (Ronan O’Doherty -The News)