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Corina Ardelean, right, and a volunteer wait for clients at Christian Life Assembly in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Romanian refugees fulfill mission in Maple Ridge

Helping struggling families put food on the table

Parker Kaumi, 6, and his mother, Lauren, baked cookies to raise money for the Canucks Autism Network. (Chris Kaumi/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge mother and son bake cookies for Canucks Autism Network

Raise $1,200 for the organization that offers activities and programs to children and youth with autism

The Writing Home free creative writing workshops will run for eight weeks beginning Jan. 29. (Special to The News)

Creative writing workshops for immigrant women this month

Writing Home is for newcomers to Canada living in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Officer from Maple Ridge prison lost career to PTSD

Bringing human rights complaint against BC Corrections

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One staff member has tested positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge Seniors Village. (Google)

One staff member with COVID-19 at Maple Ridge Seniors Village

Fraser Health announces vaccinations at all long-term care, assisted living facilities

One staff member has tested positive for COVID-19 at Maple Ridge Seniors Village. (Google)
James Bobick of Maple Ridge made a donation to the Salvation Army kettle campaign outside the Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre just before Christmas. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
James Bobick of Maple Ridge made a donation to the Salvation Army kettle campaign outside the Save-On-Foods in the Westgate Shopping Centre just before Christmas. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
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Woman sings Christmas song in Golden Ears Provincial Park to delight of onlookers
Downtown Maple Ridge BIA Win Your Wish contest
Archer Reid was the Ridge Meadows Hospital New Year baby
Polar Plunge Alouette Lake
The CubicFarm System moves rows of leafy greens through a system calibrated to grow the perfect crop. (cubicfarms.com)

Veritcal farm company based in Pitt Meadows, Langley raises millions

The company has raised more than $15 million from investors

The CubicFarm System moves rows of leafy greens through a system calibrated to grow the perfect crop. (cubicfarms.com)
Denise Castonguay with Rian, a five-year-old Newfoundland who has retired from breeding. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge breeders “overwhelmed” as demand for dogs skyrocket

With an average two year wait for purebreds, prices inflated for mixed breeds and designer dogs

Denise Castonguay with Rian, a five-year-old Newfoundland who has retired from breeding. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
There is a COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge Seniors Village. (Google)

COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge long-term care home

Maple Ridge Seniors Village among 536 new cases

There is a COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge Seniors Village. (Google)
RCMP arrested Anthony Randy Kalt in December of 2020. (File photo)

Charges approved against Maple Ridge man after crime spree

Arrest warrant issued for second suspect from Surrey

RCMP arrested Anthony Randy Kalt in December of 2020. (File photo)
COVID-19. (Pixabay)

COVID-19 exposure event at Pitt Meadows secondary

Second high school in school district 42 with coronavirus in new year

COVID-19. (Pixabay)
Maranda and Marjory Reyes on a flight back to YVR after being denied boarding on an All Nippon Airways flight from Japan to the Philippines. (Maranda Reyes/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge sisters flying to Philippines upset at Air Canada after being turned around in Japan

The Reyes sisters got another flight to be with family after death of grandfather

Maranda and Marjory Reyes on a flight back to YVR after being denied boarding on an All Nippon Airways flight from Japan to the Philippines. (Maranda Reyes/Special to The News)
A GoFundMe was set up for Gabe Choi, a corrections officer killed in a highway crash, saw hundreds of donations in the first 24 hours. (GoFundMe)

B.C.’s police watchdog looking for witnesses to Chilliwack crash that killed corrections officer

Choi was killed in a two-vehicle collision caused by a car going the wrong way on Highway 1

A GoFundMe was set up for Gabe Choi, a corrections officer killed in a highway crash, saw hundreds of donations in the first 24 hours. (GoFundMe)
Maple Ridge’s firefighters union has a two-year deal with the city. (Special to The News)

City of Maple Ridge signs two-year deal with firefighters

Annual wage increase of 2.5 per cent, contract ends this year

  • Jan 13, 2021
Maple Ridge’s firefighters union has a two-year deal with the city. (Special to The News)
Thousands in Ridge Meadows are left without power on Wednesday, Jan 13 as a result of the windstorm. (BC Hydro)
Thousands in Ridge Meadows are left without power on Wednesday, Jan 13 as a result of the windstorm. (BC Hydro)
The Era Maple Ridge development in downtown Maple Ridge is starting to take shape. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Era Maple Ridge starting to take shape, ahead of schedule

80 per cent of apartments sold in first phase of Johnston Meier project

The Era Maple Ridge development in downtown Maple Ridge is starting to take shape. (Neil Corbett/The News)
The new look of the Hammond Community Centre. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
The new look of the Hammond Community Centre. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
COVID-19 (Pixabay)

COVID-19 exposure event at Maple Ridge high school

Confirmed case at Samuel Robertson Technical in first week after break

COVID-19 (Pixabay)
Rioters stormed the halls of U.S. Congress attempting to block Joe Biden’s federal election victory. (YouTube screenshot)

Americans living in Maple Ridge find storming of Capitol Building ‘surreal,’ ‘embarrassing’

Both respondents said they were not surprised to hear of the insurrection last Wednesday

Rioters stormed the halls of U.S. Congress attempting to block Joe Biden’s federal election victory. (YouTube screenshot)
This log cabin was built in the early 1900’s. (Maple Ridge Museum/Special to The News)

Hundred-year-old log cabin in Maple Ridge torn down

Museum happy property owners contacted city so they could document building

This log cabin was built in the early 1900’s. (Maple Ridge Museum/Special to The News)