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The survey will end by Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file)

What makes you tick? Library wants to find out through a community survey

Aims to offer better programming, improved satisfaction based on the feedback

The survey will end by Oct. 15. (Black Press Media file)
Fall is not too far off, technically, and Maple Ridge’s Carol McMillan shared this scenic photograph – captured along the dikes near the Laity family pumpkin patch last year – to remind us of what’s coming. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 12, 2021
Fall is not too far off, technically, and Maple Ridge’s Carol McMillan shared this scenic photograph – captured along the dikes near the Laity family pumpkin patch last year – to remind us of what’s coming. (Special to The News)
This year, due to weather and man-made disruptions, Alouette has seen low salmon returns. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to The News)
This year, due to weather and man-made disruptions, Alouette has seen low salmon returns. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Don Kennedy shared a sunset picture captured over the vista known as Maple Ridge, as seen from 104th Avenue and Jackson Road in Albion. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 11, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Don Kennedy shared a sunset picture captured over the vista known as Maple Ridge, as seen from 104th Avenue and Jackson Road in Albion. (Special to The News)
Cops for Cancer first started in Edmonton in 1994 and today hundreds of police forces across the country and other emergency personnel raise millions of dollars for childhood cancer research and support. (Canadian Cancer Society/Special to The News)

Cops for Cancer cyclists gearing up for local trek

Two Ridge Meadows Mounties participating in this year’s charity ride for kids living with cancer

Cops for Cancer first started in Edmonton in 1994 and today hundreds of police forces across the country and other emergency personnel raise millions of dollars for childhood cancer research and support. (Canadian Cancer Society/Special to The News)
Stacey Loyer next to the impromptu memorial for the Kamloops 215 that is in front of the Pitt Meadows City Hall. (Stacey Loyer/Special to The News)
Stacey Loyer next to the impromptu memorial for the Kamloops 215 that is in front of the Pitt Meadows City Hall. (Stacey Loyer/Special to The News)
With kids back to school, ensuring safer roads is important. (Katie Woochuk Twitter/Special to The News)

Schools back in session means back to school-zone awareness

ICBC, RCMP and parents urging motorists to drive with extra caution in school zones

With kids back to school, ensuring safer roads is important. (Katie Woochuk Twitter/Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall (right) posed with mascots Pee and Poo during Metro Vancouver’s Meet Your Local Leader event at the Fair at the PNE. The program, which connected residents from across the region with local leaders, was part of the Metro Vancouver: Together We Make Our Region Strong exhibit that wrapped up Sept. 6. (Metro Vancouver/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows had presence at PNE

Hundreds of locals attended the annual summer fair in Vancouver

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall (right) posed with mascots Pee and Poo during Metro Vancouver’s Meet Your Local Leader event at the Fair at the PNE. The program, which connected residents from across the region with local leaders, was part of the Metro Vancouver: Together We Make Our Region Strong exhibit that wrapped up Sept. 6. (Metro Vancouver/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley recently took an early morning hike up Alouette Mountain – in Golden Ears Provincial Park – with a friend and his dog, Luna. They took the Incline Trail area and further up the Memorial Trail – completing a 7.3-km return hike. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 7, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley recently took an early morning hike up Alouette Mountain – in Golden Ears Provincial Park – with a friend and his dog, Luna. They took the Incline Trail area and further up the Memorial Trail – completing a 7.3-km return hike. (Special to The News)
(Maple Ridge Community Foundation/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Community Foundation launches survey to host activities for Community Foundation month

A survey has been launched to gauge community interest around vital conversations…

(Maple Ridge Community Foundation/Special to The News)
Camryn working on restoring antique farm machinery. (Pitt Meadows Museum/Special to The News)
Camryn working on restoring antique farm machinery. (Pitt Meadows Museum/Special to The News)
The Bank of Montreal in Haney in 1910. (Maple Ridge Museum and Archives/Special to The News)

A look back at early Haney

The Bank of Montreal opens in what is now Maple Ridge in 1910

The Bank of Montreal in Haney in 1910. (Maple Ridge Museum and Archives/Special to The News)
Vicki Kipps, Executive Director of Community Services, artist Rain Pierre and program Supervisor/Operations Lead Foundry Ridge Meadows Alicia Erenli, with the BC Games Legacy Fund cheque. (Myriah McGill/Special to The News)

Community Services to give youth chance to paint alongside Katzie artist Rain Pierre

Foundry mural to be through the $18,000 BC Summer Games 2020 legacy fund

Vicki Kipps, Executive Director of Community Services, artist Rain Pierre and program Supervisor/Operations Lead Foundry Ridge Meadows Alicia Erenli, with the BC Games Legacy Fund cheque. (Myriah McGill/Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Museum is asking residents to post their stories and memories on community map. (The News files)

Museums in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows go back to reduced Fall hours

With summer almost over, museums in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are…

Pitt Meadows Museum is asking residents to post their stories and memories on community map. (The News files)
Darlene Mercer has a petition sign-up area outside her house in Pitt Meadows. (Darlene Mercer/Special to The News)

Petition launched to stop the proposed Pitt Meadows RCMP detachment

Petitioner already gathers 175 signatures and hopes to have more discussions around the project

Darlene Mercer has a petition sign-up area outside her house in Pitt Meadows. (Darlene Mercer/Special to The News)
Doug Stanger, ARMS Director, has been a long-time surveyor. (ARMS/Special to The News)

Passionate about waterways health? Volunteer to be a streamkeeper with ARMS

Society seeking volunteers for Coho Creek and Latimer Channel

Doug Stanger, ARMS Director, has been a long-time surveyor. (ARMS/Special to The News)
The first FireSmart workshop will be held on Sept. 16. (Black Press Media file)

City of Pitt Meadows to host free FireSmart workshops for residents in September

Fire mitigation service for seniors and vulnerables to be provided for a limited time

The first FireSmart workshop will be held on Sept. 16. (Black Press Media file)
Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.

Local music teacher honoured for decades of work

Cindy Taylor recieves award for exemplary service advancing music teaching

  • Sep 3, 2021
Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.
Maple Ridge’s Scott White has often visited Hale’s End Farm in Pitt Meadows for blueberries. But now that the agritourism enterprise has a corn maze and sunflowers, it’s become a favourite destination for White. (Shinobi Creative Productions/Special to The News)

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  • Sep 2, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Scott White has often visited Hale’s End Farm in Pitt Meadows for blueberries. But now that the agritourism enterprise has a corn maze and sunflowers, it’s become a favourite destination for White. (Shinobi Creative Productions/Special to The News)
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.