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A petition has been started to get signatures for lights at Thomas Haney skate park. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Petition started for lights at Maple Ridge skate park

Jordan Carlisle hoping to get 100 signatures

A petition has been started to get signatures for lights at Thomas Haney skate park. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The old adage goes “red [pink] skies at night are a sailor’s delight. Red skies in the morning are a sailor’s warning.” Maple Ridge’s Yvette Harrington shared a few pictures of a rather pink sunset as seen from under the Golden Ears Bridge recently. (Special to The News)

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  • Nov 28, 2021
The old adage goes “red [pink] skies at night are a sailor’s delight. Red skies in the morning are a sailor’s warning.” Maple Ridge’s Yvette Harrington shared a few pictures of a rather pink sunset as seen from under the Golden Ears Bridge recently. (Special to The News)
An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)

Something brewing for craft beer aficionados in new year with BC Beer Con

In-person craft beer conference takes place in February in New Westminster, B.C.

An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)
Students in the Maple Ridge secondary Rock Band course. (Special to The News)

MRSS Rock Band kicking off GLOW in Maple Ridge

Three bands will be performing at the bandstand

Students in the Maple Ridge secondary Rock Band course. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Scott White shared a picture taken at Allco Park in Maple Ridge. He captured a Glaucus gull guarding its easy catch, a spawning salmon that reached the end of its life cycle along the Alouette River. (Special to The News)

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  • Nov 26, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Scott White shared a picture taken at Allco Park in Maple Ridge. He captured a Glaucus gull guarding its easy catch, a spawning salmon that reached the end of its life cycle along the Alouette River. (Special to The News)
Salvation Army’s Mark Stewart (left) and Coun. Ahmed Yousef (right), with members of The Ridge-Meadows South Asian Cultural Society and The Rotary Club of Golden Ears Sunrise, loading donations for flood relief. (Ahmed Yousef/Special to The News)

Another community partnership in Maple Ridge extends support for flood relief

Local South Asian Cultural Society, Golden Ears Sunrise Rotary and Salvation Army join hands

Salvation Army’s Mark Stewart (left) and Coun. Ahmed Yousef (right), with members of The Ridge-Meadows South Asian Cultural Society and The Rotary Club of Golden Ears Sunrise, loading donations for flood relief. (Ahmed Yousef/Special to The News)
Friends In Need Food Bank and Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge members at FreshCo fundraiser. (Special to The News)

FreshCo Maple Ridge raises thousands for those in need

More than $2,5oo raised for local food bank and Starfish Pack Program

Friends In Need Food Bank and Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge members at FreshCo fundraiser. (Special to The News)
Seniors collect items throughout the year to help other seniors in the community. (Special to The News)
Seniors collect items throughout the year to help other seniors in the community. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Gene Cordoni loves the endless avenues, trails, and twists and turns available in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to escape the busier life. There are a bounty of places to go for a walk or hike and to take “some awesome photos” no matter the season, he said. “This time of year is my favourite, with a recent snowfall upon our Golden Ears Mountains and presenting a lovely foreground of Pitt Polder.” (Special to The News)

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  • Nov 24, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Gene Cordoni loves the endless avenues, trails, and twists and turns available in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to escape the busier life. There are a bounty of places to go for a walk or hike and to take “some awesome photos” no matter the season, he said. “This time of year is my favourite, with a recent snowfall upon our Golden Ears Mountains and presenting a lovely foreground of Pitt Polder.” (Special to The News)
The annual Santa Parade has been cancelled in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
The annual Santa Parade has been cancelled in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
Realtor such as Justin Hennessey with Janet Maxwell, Jewel Yourcheck, Benjamin Forbes and Austin Towne are taking part in the drive. (Justin Hennessey/Special to The News)

Realtor’s Care Blanket Drive revamps to gather flood relief donations

Annual initiative will give financial donations to Red Cross and goods to charities

Realtor such as Justin Hennessey with Janet Maxwell, Jewel Yourcheck, Benjamin Forbes and Austin Towne are taking part in the drive. (Justin Hennessey/Special to The News)
Christmas gifts found at the side of a road in Maple Ridge. (Ridge Meadows Hospice Thrift Store/Special to The News)
Christmas gifts found at the side of a road in Maple Ridge. (Ridge Meadows Hospice Thrift Store/Special to The News)
Winter Wonderland at the Barn takes place Sunday, Dec. 12. (Special to The News)

Therapeutic riding association to hold Winter Wonderland Welcome

Event in support of programs for children and adults with physical, cognitive, emotional challenges

Winter Wonderland at the Barn takes place Sunday, Dec. 12. (Special to The News)
Ineke Boekhorst, chair of the Starfish Backpack Program for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, is hoping people are generous this year for the annual Christmas Plant Fundraiser for the Starfish Pack Program. (The News files)
Ineke Boekhorst, chair of the Starfish Backpack Program for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, is hoping people are generous this year for the annual Christmas Plant Fundraiser for the Starfish Pack Program. (The News files)
Maple Ridge author Cathy Ace has been nominated for an international fictional crime writing award. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge author shorlisted for international crime novel award

The Corpse with the Iron Will is the 10th book in the Cait Morgan Mysteries by Cathy Ace

Maple Ridge author Cathy Ace has been nominated for an international fictional crime writing award. (Special to The News)
Realtors from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows helped with set up at the Albion Fairgrounds for the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society. (Special to The News)
Realtors from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows helped with set up at the Albion Fairgrounds for the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society. (Special to The News)
Noah Trulsen charity game took place on Nov. 13 at Planet Ice in Maple Ridge. (Lorraine Trulsen/Special to The News)
Noah Trulsen charity game took place on Nov. 13 at Planet Ice in Maple Ridge. (Lorraine Trulsen/Special to The News)
Items that will be sold at the Golden Ears Gogos Pop-Up Sale. (Golden Ears Gogos/Special to The News)

Grandmas in Africa to benefit from Maple Ridge sale

The Golden Ears Gogos Pop-Up Sale on Nov. 27

Items that will be sold at the Golden Ears Gogos Pop-Up Sale. (Golden Ears Gogos/Special to The News)
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)