Local News

Katzie Slough cleanup gets the go-ahead after last year’s cancellation

Volunteers are wanted to help clean Pitt Meadows’ Katzie Slough.

  • Jul 20th, 2018

New campsites at Golden Ears park in Maple Ridge

Six new sites were added to Golden Ears backcountry camping.

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Maple Ridge athletes qualify for Special Olympics Canada summer games

Natasha Brayshaw competing in swimming; Jason Muldoon competing in golf

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows MP Dan Ruimy pleased with Trudeau cabinet shuffle

Ruimy says shuffle focuses on top priorities; Conservatives say it’s an admission of failure.

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Pitt Meadows surpasses daily temperature highs two days in a row

On Sunday and Monday, Pitt Meadows temperatures peaked at over 32 degrees.

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Campfire ban coming into effect across West Coast

The Coastal Fire Centre says bans will begin on Wednesday

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National Aboriginal Day
Garibaldi's Timothy Ro accepted into Berklee College of Music

Maple Ridge students flying to Florida for Microsoft Office world championships

Karrah Parke and Alexander Ratner, Thomas Haney secondary school, qualified for the competition.

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Music on The Wharf opens Monday evening

The Olson Bros Band play first Canadian concert in Maple Ridge

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Abbotsford’s Departed deputy city manager hired by Nanaimo

Jake Rudolph to fill interim position at Nanaimo city hall, where his predecessor was arrested

Three new events at this year’s Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Country Fest

Live entertainment, pie-eating contest, agriculture and more.

  • Jul 16th, 2018

New map of Golden Ears park explores extensive trail routes

Mapmaker from Coquitlam turns his attention to Golden Ears provincial park.

  • Jul 14th, 2018

Highway crashes double in Fraser Valley, truck traffic also up steeply

Unclear if doubling of Fraser Valley highway crashes is linked to spike in truck traffic

Maple Ridge athlete scores gold at national track and field championships

Mateya Haintz earned personal best and gold in hammer throw.

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Fifth dog park opens in Maple Ridge

The park is located beneath the Golden Ears bridge at the end of Wharf Street.

  • Jul 12th, 2018

‘Homelessness is a housing issue’

Mayoral candidate Ernie Daykin and Coun. Craig Speirs weigh in on what has happened in Surrey

  • Jul 12th, 2018

HGTV series Worst to First wants applicants from Ridge Meadows

HGTV’s second season of a home renovation is looking for applicants from the lower mainland.

  • Jul 11th, 2018

TransLink ridership set to break total boarding records.

Last year’s total boardings reached a total of 407-million.

  • Jul 11th, 2018

Maple Ridge double-transplant swimmer takes home gold medals

Shelby Gielen was given 12 hours to live at age 14, before she received her first liver transplant.

  • Jul 11th, 2018

UPDATE: Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger who went overboard near Juan de Fuca Strait

The 73-year old man was aboard a ship heading to Victoria, and fell overboard around 4:30 a.m.

Two women plucked from Alouette Lake

Crisis was averted when struggling swimmers were pulled out of the water in Golden Ears park Monday.

  • Jul 2nd, 2018