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Police found a woman deceased in a vehicle on a residential street in Pitt Meadows on Monday evening. (Special to The News)

Woman found dead in car in Pitt Meadows

Cause of death unknown, pending coroner’s report

Const. Craig Andrews is a new recruit with the Ridge Meadows RCMP. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP Profiles series: Being the New Guy

In part 1 of six, a rookie officer in Maple Ridge tells his story

  • Jan 24, 2022
Dr. Adrian Walton with Basil the ball python. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge vet has big snakes that need homes

Boa constrictor and ball python will be up for adoption

Two people are in hospital after a shooting incident in Mission.

Shooting incident in Mission leaves two people seriously injured

A 61-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman are in hospital

Two people are in hospital after a shooting incident in Mission.
A monoprint using a gel plate by Greta Guzek called <em>White Shadow 1</em>. (The ACT Art Gallery/Special to The News)

Explore gel plate monoprinting in Maple Ridge

Singular/Serial: Contemporary Monoprinting will be at the ACT until Saturday, Feb. 19

A monoprint using a gel plate by Greta Guzek called <em>White Shadow 1</em>. (The ACT Art Gallery/Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows School District will be receiving rapid antigen test kits for staff. (The News files)

Rapid antigen test kits coming for SD42 staff

Independent and First Nations schools across province also receiving kits

The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows School District will be receiving rapid antigen test kits for staff. (The News files)
Provincial conservation officers fined an angler $575 for using a barbed hook. (@ConservationOfficerService/Special to The News)
Provincial conservation officers fined an angler $575 for using a barbed hook. (@ConservationOfficerService/Special to The News)
Truck flipped on the Golden Ears Bridge on-ramp. (Colleen Flanagan/The Maple Ridge News)
Truck flipped on the Golden Ears Bridge on-ramp. (Colleen Flanagan/The Maple Ridge News)
(The Canadian Press/Tijana Martin)
(The Canadian Press/Tijana Martin)
The Maple Ridge Leisure Centre and other fitness centres were able to reopen on Thursday. (The News files)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows gyms are back in action

Maple Ridge Leisure Centre fitness room adds midday closure for cleaning

The Maple Ridge Leisure Centre and other fitness centres were able to reopen on Thursday. (The News files)
Rose is missing an eye and waiting to be adopted at the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge SPCA receives thousands from Betty White challenge

More than $5,000 was donated to local animal welfare charity in honour of the late American actress

Rose is missing an eye and waiting to be adopted at the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (Special to The News)
Janis Dunning and her husband, Jacques Lemay, were appointed to the Order of Canada on Dec. 29. (Special to The News)

Former Maple Ridge resident appointed to the Order of Canada

Janis Dunning received the honour for her contribution to the arts

Janis Dunning and her husband, Jacques Lemay, were appointed to the Order of Canada on Dec. 29. (Special to The News)
Twelve people have tested positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge’s Baillie House long-term care facility. (The News files)

COVID outbreak declared at Baillie House in Maple Ridge

12 have tested positive at long-term care home at Ridge Meadows Hospital

Twelve people have tested positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge’s Baillie House long-term care facility. (The News files)
Yennadon students will be encouraged to walk and bike, to and from school, through new provincial pilot program. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Pilot project at Maple Ridge school to encourage students to bike, walk

Yennadon elementary is one of 12 schools across the province participating in pilot project

Yennadon students will be encouraged to walk and bike, to and from school, through new provincial pilot program. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
A semi-truck lost a load of crushed cars on the Trans Canada Highway near Kamloops Thursday morning. (A&M Towing)

UPDATE: Spill of 30 crushed cars cleaned up on Highway 1 near Kamloops

Crews were on scene since 4:30 a.m. until almost 4 p.m. cleaning up

A semi-truck lost a load of crushed cars on the Trans Canada Highway near Kamloops Thursday morning. (A&M Towing)
The latest COVID case counts by local health area, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Special to The News)
The latest COVID case counts by local health area, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Special to The News)
The COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge Seniors Village has been declared over. (Google)

COVID outbreak over at Maple Ridge Seniors Village

Was declared on Jan. 10 after 11 people tested positive for COVID

The COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge Seniors Village has been declared over. (Google)
Air ambulance was called off after a single vehicle crash along Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (Google Maps)

Traffic jammed after crash in Maple Ridge

Single vehicle, patient lying beside vehicle

Air ambulance was called off after a single vehicle crash along Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (Google Maps)
The Rai family have donated $10,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
The Rai family have donated $10,000 to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. (Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation/Special to The News)
Treena Innes, left, and Dr. Ursula Luitingh, with the Bouquets for Baba Giving Program, deliver flowers to McKenney Creek Hospice on Friday, Feb. 19. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Treena Innes, left, and Dr. Ursula Luitingh, with the Bouquets for Baba Giving Program, deliver flowers to McKenney Creek Hospice on Friday, Feb. 19. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)