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Community members young and old planted orange signs honouring the 215 children buried at the site of the former Kamloops residential school. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)

Katzie First Nation hold first community event since 2020

215 children found at Kamloops residential school honoured, and community messengers blanketed

Community members young and old planted orange signs honouring the 215 children buried at the site of the former Kamloops residential school. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)
John Anjo, founder/ director of Dwelltech, poses in front of his newest creation. The YOCTO is a 72 square foot tiny home with all the fixings. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge company builds remarkably tiny home

Dwelltech founder constructs 72 square foot home as passion project

John Anjo, founder/ director of Dwelltech, poses in front of his newest creation. The YOCTO is a 72 square foot tiny home with all the fixings. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
A balcony fire on the corner of Harris Road and Ford Road in Pitt Meadows is emitting heavy smoke. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Firefighters battle apartment blaze in Pitt Meadows

Flames and smoke seen on tenth floor balcony on corner of Harris Road and Ford Road

A balcony fire on the corner of Harris Road and Ford Road in Pitt Meadows is emitting heavy smoke. (Special to The News)
A truck rolled over in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday afternoon. (Neil Corbett - The News)

Truck rolls over in Pitt Meadows

Fire crews are blocking lanes in the Kennedy Road and Lougheed Highway area

A truck rolled over in Pitt Meadows on Tuesday afternoon. (Neil Corbett - The News)
Digging up an overgrown bamboo patch is no easy feat. (Special to The News)

Beware letting bamboo be

Seasoned Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows landscaper warns would be planters about invasive species

Digging up an overgrown bamboo patch is no easy feat. (Special to The News)
Katzie First Nation gathered at Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge for a day to recognize, remember and mourn. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

VIDEO: Katzie First Nation gather in Maple Ridge park to remember residential school dead

Approximately 100 gathered for solemn ceremony at Memorial Peace Park Sunday

Katzie First Nation gathered at Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge for a day to recognize, remember and mourn. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
Oliver Mepham, 14, aims to score an MLS goal one day. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Maple Ridge striker on path to play in Major League Soccer

Oliver Mepham, 14, has been selected to join the Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Academy

Oliver Mepham, 14, aims to score an MLS goal one day. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
John Miller took a video of this eagle being harassed by crows in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge video of bald eagle evading dive bombing crows goes viral

John Miller came upon the avian altercation while stopped at a traffic light

John Miller took a video of this eagle being harassed by crows in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
McMillan moved from Port Coquitlam two years ago so her family could have the space to start a hobby farm with goats, chickens, and a turkey. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge woman upset at anonymous complaint about pet goats

Rhiannon McMillan received a note threatening to call SPCA about loud animals

McMillan moved from Port Coquitlam two years ago so her family could have the space to start a hobby farm with goats, chickens, and a turkey. (Special to The News)
Athletes can put all their pandemic practice to good use as games are re-allowed in provincial recreation restart. ( The News files)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows ready to wake from recreation hibernation

City parks and rec directors share what’s expected as summer approaches

Athletes can put all their pandemic practice to good use as games are re-allowed in provincial recreation restart. ( The News files)
Ralliers walk down Dewdney Trunk Road on their way to Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Homeless activists march through Maple Ridge streets

Maple Ridge Resistance sets up ‘model’ tent city on Memorial Peace Park bandstand

Ralliers walk down Dewdney Trunk Road on their way to Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP on the detachment’s boat. (Special to The News)

Local RCMP officer says boating community in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows is ‘pretty professional’

Staff Sergeant Scott Grimmer says preparation for tricky terrain on Pitt Lake could use improvement

Ridge Meadows RCMP on the detachment’s boat. (Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge fire department is tackling a fire Friday afternoon. (Ronan O'Doherty/The News)

House fire in Maple Ridge on Friday afternoon

Firefighters called to blaze at home on 240th Street

The Maple Ridge fire department is tackling a fire Friday afternoon. (Ronan O'Doherty/The News)
Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Maple Ridge Unit #379 president Robert Kruk. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Maple Ridge veterans org pres says litter in front of club ‘disrepectful’

Drug paraphernalia, clothes, food waste piled by front doors of Army Navy Air Force Veterans club

Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Maple Ridge Unit #379 president Robert Kruk. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
Juginder Shah says his customers are ‘part of his family,’ but he is going to be cautious about re-opening his restaurant to indoor dining. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Ridge Meadows restaurants react to restrictions relaxing

Pitt Meadows - Maple Ridge eateries cautiously optimistic on new provincial guidelines

Juginder Shah says his customers are ‘part of his family,’ but he is going to be cautious about re-opening his restaurant to indoor dining. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
The car conflict ended at 227 Street at 119 Avenue. (The News files)

Police seek footage of brothers playing bumper cars on Maple Ridge streets

Ridge Meadows RCMP are looking to piece together sequence of events from May 10

The car conflict ended at 227 Street at 119 Avenue. (The News files)
Laity View Grade 6/7 students will carry water to walk a mile in the shoes of kids in South Sudan. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge students raising money to help South Sudan kids after hearing moving story

Laity View elementary Grade 6/7 students will carry 4L water jugs for 5 km to raise money for wells

Laity View Grade 6/7 students will carry water to walk a mile in the shoes of kids in South Sudan. (Special to The News)
Supt. Wendy Mehat is officially announced as the new Ridge Meadows RCMP officer in charge. (Ridge Meadows RCMP photo/ Special to The News)

New RCMP superintendent feels ready for challenges of the position

Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows’ new top cop wants focus on more grassroots policing

Supt. Wendy Mehat is officially announced as the new Ridge Meadows RCMP officer in charge. (Ridge Meadows RCMP photo/ Special to The News)
Local pickleball pro Steve Deakin. (Contributed file photo)

Pitt Meadows pickleball pro posits pandemic didn’t prevent pastimes popularity

Steve Deakin said retailers were quickly selling out of nets, racquets, and balls this past year

Local pickleball pro Steve Deakin. (Contributed file photo)
Maple Ridge Resistance are planning to hold a housing rally in Maple Ridge on June 1. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge housing rally planned for early June

Protesters expressing displeasure at lack of housing and overdose prevention sites

Maple Ridge Resistance are planning to hold a housing rally in Maple Ridge on June 1. (Special to The News)