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Maple Ridge’s Aiden Radford shared a few pictures – taken not that long ago in Pitt Meadows – before the Lower Mainland was blanketed by the winter cold. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 18, 2022
Maple Ridge’s Aiden Radford shared a few pictures – taken not that long ago in Pitt Meadows – before the Lower Mainland was blanketed by the winter cold. (Special to The News)
Debbie Ford of Stave Falls captured the sun setting over Maple Ridge one evening recently, from the 264th Street area – before all the snow arrived. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 17, 2022
Debbie Ford of Stave Falls captured the sun setting over Maple Ridge one evening recently, from the 264th Street area – before all the snow arrived. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Bindu Mahon shared a picture he took while walking the dikes in Pitt Meadows during the holidays, captivated by the crisp view of the Golden Ears. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 16, 2022
Maple Ridge’s Bindu Mahon shared a picture he took while walking the dikes in Pitt Meadows during the holidays, captivated by the crisp view of the Golden Ears. (Special to The News)
Surrey’s Monica Wright shared a few pictures taken from Bonson Landing in Pitt Meadows recently. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 15, 2022
Surrey’s Monica Wright shared a few pictures taken from Bonson Landing in Pitt Meadows recently. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge's Michael Potts was out walking in Jerry Sulina Park a few times during the holiday, capturing a few snowy images during his treks. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 14, 2022
Maple Ridge's Michael Potts was out walking in Jerry Sulina Park a few times during the holiday, capturing a few snowy images during his treks. (Special to The News)
Flori Chaykowski, executive director of the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association, left, and Dave Sheppard with Haney Appliance and Sound draw ballots on Tuesday for the BIA’s Win Your Wish contest. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Flori Chaykowski, executive director of the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association, left, and Dave Sheppard with Haney Appliance and Sound draw ballots on Tuesday for the BIA’s Win Your Wish contest. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Krista Sojka was one of several readers to share breathtaking winter photographs, these taken along the dikes near the end of Neaves Road by the Maple Ridge realtor. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 13, 2022
Krista Sojka was one of several readers to share breathtaking winter photographs, these taken along the dikes near the end of Neaves Road by the Maple Ridge realtor. (Special to The News)
Nicky Evans won second place and now his recipe is part of the latest Field to Fork Challenge Recipe Book. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows student has recipe published in latest Field to Fork cookbook

Nicky Evans took second place in his category of the Field to Fork Challenge

Nicky Evans won second place and now his recipe is part of the latest Field to Fork Challenge Recipe Book. (Special to The News)
Osprey Village resident Martin Brown took this recent picture at the Pitt Meadows regional airport, of the raised walkway between the dikes and the Fraser River. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 12, 2022
Osprey Village resident Martin Brown took this recent picture at the Pitt Meadows regional airport, of the raised walkway between the dikes and the Fraser River. (Special to The News)
Canadian astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield relaxes before launch, ahead of a past trip to the International Space Station. He spoke to Black Press Media this week about his time at Royal Roads Military College. (Courtesy Cmdr. Chris Hadfield)

B.C. university ‘renames’ stairway after alumni Chris Hadfield

‘For me it all started there, just up the hill from Hatley Castle,’ Canadian astronaut says

Canadian astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield relaxes before launch, ahead of a past trip to the International Space Station. He spoke to Black Press Media this week about his time at Royal Roads Military College. (Courtesy Cmdr. Chris Hadfield)
Canada goose goslings walk with their mother. (Caitlyn MacDonald photo)
Canada goose goslings walk with their mother. (Caitlyn MacDonald photo)
Members of the Maple Ridge Community Foundation Ernie Daykin (left), Nikki Nevison (second from right) and Roger Cummings presented a cheque for $5,000 to North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association board members Lisa Couture (second from left) and Lisa Parker, and their newest horse Fjiona. (Facebook/Special to the News)

Maple Ridge Community Foundation supports riding group

$5,000 donation helps North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association

Members of the Maple Ridge Community Foundation Ernie Daykin (left), Nikki Nevison (second from right) and Roger Cummings presented a cheque for $5,000 to North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association board members Lisa Couture (second from left) and Lisa Parker, and their newest horse Fjiona. (Facebook/Special to the News)
Ernie Daykin, former Maple Ridge mayor, shared a series of photos captured as the year 2021 drew to a close. Among them, a picture of pond hockey at Jerry Sulina Park on New Year’s Eve in the shadow of the Golden Ears. “Great way to end 2021,” he said. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 11, 2022
Ernie Daykin, former Maple Ridge mayor, shared a series of photos captured as the year 2021 drew to a close. Among them, a picture of pond hockey at Jerry Sulina Park on New Year’s Eve in the shadow of the Golden Ears. “Great way to end 2021,” he said. (Special to The News)
Kanaka Creek elementary winning Grade 2/3 class who collected 540 non-perishable food for the Friends In Need Food Bank. (Friends In Need Food Bank/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows schools raise thousands for local food bank

Almost 13,000 pounds of food was collected and more than $5,000

Kanaka Creek elementary winning Grade 2/3 class who collected 540 non-perishable food for the Friends In Need Food Bank. (Friends In Need Food Bank/Special to The News)
Photo taken Jan. 7, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. The eagle was reported to OWL rehabilitation but was able to shake off ice and fly away before the naturalist arrived. (Sylvia Janz photo)

No worries for ice-covered bald eagle spotted in Chilliwack

The large raptors actually can survive winter conditions remarkably well

Photo taken Jan. 7, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. The eagle was reported to OWL rehabilitation but was able to shake off ice and fly away before the naturalist arrived. (Sylvia Janz photo)
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden grabbed some shots of the ice build up along the Fraser River during the holidays. These pictures were taken from a vantage point just east of the Maple Ridge Golf Course. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 11, 2022
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden grabbed some shots of the ice build up along the Fraser River during the holidays. These pictures were taken from a vantage point just east of the Maple Ridge Golf Course. (Special to The News)
Recycle pickup has seen delays due to the poor driving conditions from snowfall. (Leanne Koehn/Special to The News)

Recycling depot encouraging residents to be patient with weather-related delays in pickup

To unveil various plans to celebrate 50 years of the recycling society throughout the year

Recycle pickup has seen delays due to the poor driving conditions from snowfall. (Leanne Koehn/Special to The News)
Volunteers from River Wrangler Sportfishing in the Mission Hills community deliver donations by boat after the floods affected dairy farms in Abbotsford in November 2021

BC Dairy thanks the community for over $850,000 flood relief donations, and shines a spotlight on local community heroes

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  • Jan 10, 2022
Volunteers from River Wrangler Sportfishing in the Mission Hills community deliver donations by boat after the floods affected dairy farms in Abbotsford in November 2021
During a walk along the dikes at the north end of Sharpe Road in Pitt Meadows, Michelle Guraliuk was inspired to snap a shot of the scenery. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 10, 2022
During a walk along the dikes at the north end of Sharpe Road in Pitt Meadows, Michelle Guraliuk was inspired to snap a shot of the scenery. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Dennis Windsor capture a few snow and ice pictures during a recent treks to Kanaka Creek Regional Park and the dikes. “As cold as it has been, it still is so beautiful to see,” he said. (Special to The News)

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  • Jan 9, 2022
Maple Ridge’s Dennis Windsor capture a few snow and ice pictures during a recent treks to Kanaka Creek Regional Park and the dikes. “As cold as it has been, it still is so beautiful to see,” he said. (Special to The News)