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Author Cathy Stewart. (Special to The News)

Author returns to Maple Ridge for book launch

Longtime Pitt Meadows resident writes about grief

Chef Dez

ON COOKING: Chef Dez boasts recipe for “best” meatballs

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to email in your queries

  • Oct 18, 2021
Danielle Ryan’s music’s cover photo has her standing against the backdrop of Pitt Meadows. (Danielle Ryan/Brandon Severinski/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows artist releases debut single titled Weather Man

Goes from ‘the girl who sang on float with chickens and cows’, to a star on billboards

Both children’s books by Christine J. Logan are available as colouring books as well. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge author’s latest children’s book a hilarious look at pet allergies

Holy Fruit Toots Rosie will be available for sale in three weeks

Both children’s books by Christine J. Logan are available as colouring books as well. (Special to The News)
Tara Cowell-Plain, executive producer with the movie, is excited to shoot in Maple Ridge. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Tara Cowell-Plain, executive producer with the movie, is excited to shoot in Maple Ridge. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Jonny Paul will host a night of comedy at The Haney on Saturday. (Special to The News)

Comedy night in Maple Ridge on Saturday

The Haney hosts event by Laugh Wild Comedy

  • Sep 9, 2021
Jonny Paul will host a night of comedy at The Haney on Saturday. (Special to The News)
Potter Kerry McLaren is one of the artists participating in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Art Studio Tour on Sept. 25 and 26. (Special to The News)

Art lovers: Mark your calendar for Sept. 25 and 26

24 artists will be set up in 15 studios during the upcoming Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Art Studio Tour

Potter Kerry McLaren is one of the artists participating in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Art Studio Tour on Sept. 25 and 26. (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)
The Happenings started on July 9 this year. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Magician, blues band and Cruella to grace the final Happenings and drive-in movie night

Maple Ridge’s outdoor summer festivities coming to an end this weekend

The Happenings started on July 9 this year. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
Chef Dez shares his recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)

ON COOKING: Why so serious in the kitchen?

Chef Dez said food should encourage conversation, interaction and joy

  • Aug 31, 2021
Chef Dez shares his recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)
Maple Ride dancers Versailles Commeau and Devyn Livsey (far left/far right), performers in the Bones and Scully, ‘Tis Fun to be a Pirate show on the BCAA ToonCity stage. The show runs three times daily until Sept. 6, and is free with admission to the 2021 PNE Fair. (Craig Hodge/Special to The News)
Maple Ride dancers Versailles Commeau and Devyn Livsey (far left/far right), performers in the Bones and Scully, ‘Tis Fun to be a Pirate show on the BCAA ToonCity stage. The show runs three times daily until Sept. 6, and is free with admission to the 2021 PNE Fair. (Craig Hodge/Special to The News)
<em>Riceboy Sleeps</em> was written, directed, and starring Vancouver-based actor Anthony Shim. (Special to The News)
<em>Riceboy Sleeps</em> was written, directed, and starring Vancouver-based actor Anthony Shim. (Special to The News)
Hands Up! opens on Sept. 10, the 117th anniversary of Miner’s Maple Ridge robbery. (Maple Ridge Museum/Special to The News)
Hands Up! opens on Sept. 10, the 117th anniversary of Miner’s Maple Ridge robbery. (Maple Ridge Museum/Special to The News)
<em>Such Stuff</em> is the first live performance for the Emerald Pig Theatrical Society since the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The News)

Best of Bard coming to the bandstand in Maple Ridge

The Emerald Pig Society will be performing their favourite scenes from Shakespeare’s classics

<em>Such Stuff</em> is the first live performance for the Emerald Pig Theatrical Society since the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The News)
(City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Drive-in movie nights Saturdays in Maple Ridge

Family films shown at Curling Club parking lot

(City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
Local singer Graham Strang and the Stone Poets will be performing Friday night in Memorial Peace Park.

Folk music in Memorial Peace Park tonight

Two acts brought by city’s Happenings on a Small Stage performances

Local singer Graham Strang and the Stone Poets will be performing Friday night in Memorial Peace Park.
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
The concert takes place at Westacres, a 20 acre farm, at 23575 124 Ave. in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Westacres in Maple Ridge looking for new indoor venue

Outdoor concerts only on the 20 acre farm; brass group Onetoo Trio & Friends to play Saturday, Aug. 21

The concert takes place at Westacres, a 20 acre farm, at 23575 124 Ave. in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
Reg Parks and Josh Osborne star in Theatre in the Country’s production of Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer. (Special to The News)
Reg Parks and Josh Osborne star in Theatre in the Country’s production of Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer. (Special to The News)
Alex Pope accepts a donation from Vancity on behalf of the Haney Farmers Market. (Special to The News)

Credit union donates to Haney Farmers Market

Volunteers needed for Maple Ridge’s Satuday morning market

Alex Pope accepts a donation from Vancity on behalf of the Haney Farmers Market. (Special to The News)