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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

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

A GoFundMe campaign for Riley Stevens and his family has raised more than $5,700 since launching last week. (Contributed photo)

White Rock mom of sick tot ‘totally blown away’ by donations, offers help

GoFundMe campaign to help family of Riley Stevens crests $5,700

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)
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  • Feb 28, 2021
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Phyllis Neufeld was on the Alouette River dike in Pitt Meadows on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, when she took this photo. (Special to The News)

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  • Feb 28, 2021
Phyllis Neufeld was on the Alouette River dike in Pitt Meadows on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, when she took this photo. (Special to The News)
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Puppy tackles human brother on Pitt Meadows Dikes
Woman sings Christmas song in Golden Ears Provincial Park to delight of onlookers
Downtown Maple Ridge BIA Win Your Wish contest
Archer Reid was the Ridge Meadows Hospital New Year baby
A finished poster promoting a fish ladder along the Alouette River. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge students promote fish ladder in bus stops

Posters by students of the Environmental School to run in bus stops across the city

A finished poster promoting a fish ladder along the Alouette River. (Special to The News)
Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)

Shuswap SPCA seeks forever home for inseparable Akbash dogs

A fundraiser to help medical expenses for Captain and Maria earned over 10 times its goal

Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)
Bears are starting to come out of hibernation, coordinator of Maple Ridge division of WildSafeBC warns. (Ross Davies/Special to The News)

Bear sightings in Maple Ridge

Coordinator of WildSafeBC Maple Ridge warning residents to eliminate attractants

Bears are starting to come out of hibernation, coordinator of Maple Ridge division of WildSafeBC warns. (Ross Davies/Special to The News)
The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

From pets to wildlife, BC SPCA offers animal education programs geared to youth

BC SPCA offering virtual spring break camps, workshops and school presentations

The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Darlene and her son, Nolan, share time with a book. To protect his health, Nolan is not able to visit the library branch but the many services it offers allows the family to access materials at home. (FVRL/Special to The News)

COLUMN: Maple Ridge library branch has been a lifeline for many during pandemic

Did you know FVRL library cards are free to local residents?

  • Feb 26, 2021
Darlene and her son, Nolan, share time with a book. To protect his health, Nolan is not able to visit the library branch but the many services it offers allows the family to access materials at home. (FVRL/Special to The News)
One of 24 felines trapped and brought to Katie’s Place from a local business. (Magda Romanow/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge cat shelter turns 20

Katie’s Place has taken in thousands of felines among other small animals

One of 24 felines trapped and brought to Katie’s Place from a local business. (Magda Romanow/Special to The News)
Devin Martinson sent in some views that caught his eye. (Special to The News)

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  • Feb 27, 2021
Devin Martinson sent in some views that caught his eye. (Special to The News)
Maureen Jeknavorian explored Kanaka Creek Regional Park recently. (Special to The News)

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  • Feb 27, 2021
Maureen Jeknavorian explored Kanaka Creek Regional Park recently. (Special to The News)
Ron Paley didn’t let the rain stop him from exploring Golden Ears Park on Alouette Mountain recently. (Special to The News)

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  • Feb 27, 2021
Ron Paley didn’t let the rain stop him from exploring Golden Ears Park on Alouette Mountain recently. (Special to The News)
Karen Bolingbroke just recently moved to Maple Ridge and has done a bit of exploring. “This is a beautiful area and I’ve captured a few picutres at Cliff Falls.” (Special to The News)

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  • Feb 26, 2021
Karen Bolingbroke just recently moved to Maple Ridge and has done a bit of exploring. “This is a beautiful area and I’ve captured a few picutres at Cliff Falls.” (Special to The News)
Annemieke Vrijmoed sent in this photo that for her captures the magic of the Fraser River.

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  • Feb 25, 2021
Annemieke Vrijmoed sent in this photo that for her captures the magic of the Fraser River.
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)
Carnival and midway at the Ridge Meadows Home Show. (The News files)

Ridge Meadows Home Show a no-go this year

Executive director Cass Winder disappointed, but hopeful for next year

Carnival and midway at the Ridge Meadows Home Show. (The News files)
Logan and Joseph Salembier, Grade 2 students at Maple Ridge Elementary, were featured on this years Variety Show of Hearts Telethon. (Special to The News)

Variety telethon – featuring Maple Ridge twins – raises more than $6 million

The annual event raises money for children across the province with special needs

Logan and Joseph Salembier, Grade 2 students at Maple Ridge Elementary, were featured on this years Variety Show of Hearts Telethon. (Special to The News)