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Adrian Dix with NDP candidates Bob D-Eith (Maple Ridge-Mission) and Lisa Beare (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows) at the Urgent and Primary Care Centre at Haney Place Mall. (Special to The News)

Dix visits Maple Ridge’s new Urgent and Primary Care Centre

There still aren’t enough doctors to staff facility – Meadus

Police boats were called in to search the Fraser River after a report that a plane had crashed where the river runs between Langley and Maple Ridge. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

Investigation enters final phase, missing aircraft last seen over Fraser River in Maple Ridge

Small aircraft was carrying a student and instructor on June 6

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Liberals promise transportation infrastructure in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Wilkinson said his party would also add mental health beds at Ridge Meadows Hospital

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces an end to the ICBC monopoly if the Liberal Party is elected, during a stop in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

BC Liberal Leader in Pitt Meadows for announcement

Wilkinson visits Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding seen as a key election battleground

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces an end to the ICBC monopoly if the Liberal Party is elected, during a stop in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services
Economic development director Wendy Dupley. (Phil Melnychuk – THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge’s director of economic development appointed to national position

Wendy Dupley has been named president of the Economic Developers Association of Canada

Economic development director Wendy Dupley. (Phil Melnychuk – THE NEWS)
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Pregnant nurse receives Vital Link Award
Liberal Campaign Stop in Maple Ridge
Stabbing in Maple Ridge
Sockeye salmon swim off into Alouette Lake, after returning from the ocean
Mourners lined both side of the street near 203rd and Dewdney Trunk Road to pay last respects to RCMP Const. Mike Pedrosa on Saturday, Oct. 17 (Alanna Wadhwani/special to Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News)

VIDEO: A last farewell to Ridge Meadows RCMP Const. Mike Pedrosa

A roadside procession allowed mourners to maintain a safe distance and still pay respects

Mourners lined both side of the street near 203rd and Dewdney Trunk Road to pay last respects to RCMP Const. Mike Pedrosa on Saturday, Oct. 17 (Alanna Wadhwani/special to Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP Const. Mike Pedrosa lost his battle with cancer on Oct. 10. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP officer loses battle with cancer

Mike Pedrosa passed away Oct. 10

  • Oct 17, 2020
Ridge Meadows RCMP Const. Mike Pedrosa lost his battle with cancer on Oct. 10. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
Amanda Nicholson and her Grade 1/2 class take cover underneath their desks during the Great British Columbia ShakeOut on Thursday. (Eric Langton Elementary/Special to The News)

Hundreds at Eric Langton in Maple Ridge drop and take cover

Students were participating in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut

Amanda Nicholson and her Grade 1/2 class take cover underneath their desks during the Great British Columbia ShakeOut on Thursday. (Eric Langton Elementary/Special to The News)
Lisa Beare is the incumbent NDP candidate running to be MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows again in the Oct. 24 election. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Lisa Beare

She is a BC NDP hopeful running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

  • Oct 16, 2020
Lisa Beare is the incumbent NDP candidate running to be MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows again in the Oct. 24 election. (Special to The News)
Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)
Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)
Cheryl Ashlie is running as the BC Liberal candidate in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Cheryl Ashlie

She is a BC Liberal hopeful running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

  • Oct 16, 2020
Cheryl Ashlie is running as the BC Liberal candidate in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Special to The News)
Matt Trenholm is a Langley resident running as a Green Party candidate in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Matt Trenholm

He is a Green Party hopeful running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission

  • Oct 16, 2020
Matt Trenholm is a Langley resident running as a Green Party candidate in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission. (Special to The News)
Fraser Health launches its 2020-21 Flu Campaign pandemic edition. (Fraser Health)

Fraser Health launches 2020 flu vaccine campaign with pandemic protocols

‘It is important to remember that good COVID-19 sense makes for good flu sense, too’

Fraser Health launches its 2020-21 Flu Campaign pandemic edition. (Fraser Health)
Chelsa Meadus is running as a BC Liberal candidate in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission in the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Chelsa Meadus

She is a BC Liberal hopeful running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission

  • Oct 16, 2020
Chelsa Meadus is running as a BC Liberal candidate in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission in the Oct. 24, 2020 provincial election. (Special to The News)
Bob D’Eith is the incumbent MLA running for office again as a member of the BC NDP. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Bob D’Eith

He is a BC NDP incumbent running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission

  • Oct 16, 2020
Bob D’Eith is the incumbent MLA running for office again as a member of the BC NDP. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Climate Hub’s Kirk Grayson moderated both all-candidates meetings. (Zoom screenshot)

Aspiring MLAs for Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge -Mission discuss the environment

Maple Ridge Climate Hub hosted a pair of all-candidates meetings Thursday evening

Maple Ridge Climate Hub’s Kirk Grayson moderated both all-candidates meetings. (Zoom screenshot)
Maple Ridge’s Christmas in the Park and Santa Claus Parade will take a different form this year at the Albion Fairgrounds. (The News files)

Maple Ridge Santa Claus Parade will be drive-through event

Drive-through for Santa Cause will take place at the Albion Fairgrounds

Maple Ridge’s Christmas in the Park and Santa Claus Parade will take a different form this year at the Albion Fairgrounds. (The News files)
Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting a pair of all-candidates forums live on Zoom tonight. (Maple Ridge Climate Hub logo)

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge -Mission candidates to discuss climate tonight

Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting all-candidates meeting focused on local environmental issues

Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting a pair of all-candidates forums live on Zoom tonight. (Maple Ridge Climate Hub logo)
The Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum Wednesday for the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
The Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum Wednesday for the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)