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PHOTOS: Chamber recognizes best in business nominees at Christmas luncheon
PHOTOS: Chamber recognizes best in business nominees at Christmas luncheon
Karla Thompson (left) and Jill Constable prepare for the opening of Cythera Kids’ Boutique. (Teresa Green – contriubted)

Cythera opening children’s boutique in Maple Ridge

Haney Plaza store closure led to 15 layoffs.

Karla Thompson (left) and Jill Constable prepare for the opening of Cythera Kids’ Boutique. (Teresa Green – contriubted)
An aerial rendering of Era Maple Ridge shows its proximity to both the urban and rural landscapes. (SwissReal Developments)

OUTLOOK 2019: Developments in Maple Ridge town centre forever change landscape

Numerous development projects and B-line bus service expected to draw more people

An aerial rendering of Era Maple Ridge shows its proximity to both the urban and rural landscapes. (SwissReal Developments)
Eva and Peter Daflos are handing over the keys of the business to new owners. (Joti Grewal – THE NEWS)
Eva and Peter Daflos are handing over the keys of the business to new owners. (Joti Grewal – THE NEWS)
Maple Ridge’s Firehall No. 4 will be constructed in the Albion neighbourhood. (Contributed)
Maple Ridge’s Firehall No. 4 will be constructed in the Albion neighbourhood. (Contributed)

OUTLOOK 2019: Global entrepreneurs eye Pitt Meadows vertical farm

Commercial-style crops growing at Cubic Farm Systems

Jeff Sweetnam, owner of SpiritLeaf franchise, opened the first cannabis retailer in Maple Ridge. (Joti Grewal/the NEWS)
Jeff Sweetnam, owner of SpiritLeaf franchise, opened the first cannabis retailer in Maple Ridge. (Joti Grewal/the NEWS)
Vicki McLeod

Untrending: Apps in the mindfulness field

Quest for calmness is a growing one.

  • Nov 17, 2019
Vicki McLeod
Extreme career fair draws hundreds to Langley Events Centre

Extreme career fair draws hundreds to Langley Events Centre

Black Press event included more than 60 employers

  • Nov 14, 2019
Extreme career fair draws hundreds to Langley Events Centre
Jonathan Scott, left, and Drew Scott pose for a photo as they promote the new television series “Property Brothers at Home” in Toronto on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Conan turns to the Property Brothers for tips on buying Greenland

Jonathan Scott suggests removing glaciers and mountains to bring in ‘more natural light’

Jonathan Scott, left, and Drew Scott pose for a photo as they promote the new television series “Property Brothers at Home” in Toronto on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The 100m tire flip is just one of the events in Westview’s Ultimate Fitness Challenge.                                 (Contributed)

Westview students take ultimate fitness challenge

Maple Ridge high school’s annual race ends with team clambering over a wall

The 100m tire flip is just one of the events in Westview’s Ultimate Fitness Challenge.                                 (Contributed)
The Wolf Bar - Chris and Shelly Fairfax.

Maple Ridge downtown association hands out favourite business awards

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News wins in trades and services category.

  • May 15, 2019
The Wolf Bar - Chris and Shelly Fairfax.
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
Reader survey offers up $5,000 prize

Reader survey offers up $5,000 prize

Help local businesses and strengthen the economy.

  • May 2, 2019
Reader survey offers up $5,000 prize
A bowl from Obey Poke, part of Joseph Richard Group’s Meal Ticket Brands launch. (submitted photo)

‘Ghost restaurants’ cooked up by Joseph Richard Group to meet demand of delivered food

The new Meal Ticket Brands venture aims to ‘disrupt’ the local restaurant industry

A bowl from Obey Poke, part of Joseph Richard Group’s Meal Ticket Brands launch. (submitted photo)
Vicki McLeod.

Untrending: What remains online

Differences between a memorialized social media account and your current profile are significant.

Vicki McLeod.
Harbour Air has announced its intention to convert its fleet of seaplanes into electric ePlanes. (Wikicommons)

Seaplanes being converted to ePlanes

Harbour Air announces plans to turn fleet electric

Harbour Air has announced its intention to convert its fleet of seaplanes into electric ePlanes. (Wikicommons)
Chef Dez.

On Cooking: You should cook topless

‘Water is a colourless and flavourless liquid.’

  • Mar 24, 2019
Chef Dez.
Wooden Spoon assistant manager Cheyenne Hoggins. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Wooden Spoon assistant manager Cheyenne Hoggins. (Aaron Hinks photo)
BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)