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Pitt Meadows Day was celebrated with drive by cheers last year. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows day will be celebrated virtually again

80th anniversary of the popular celebration will have to be enjoyed from home

Pitt Meadows Day was celebrated with drive by cheers last year. (Special to The News)
Students across school district watched videos and did activities geared towards mental health. (Special to The News)
Students across school district watched videos and did activities geared towards mental health. (Special to The News)
Nonavee MacDonald, a Fraser Health Region nurse who works HealthLink BC’s 8-1-1 phone line. (Marielle Tounsi/Special to Black Press Media)
Nonavee MacDonald, a Fraser Health Region nurse who works HealthLink BC’s 8-1-1 phone line. (Marielle Tounsi/Special to Black Press Media)
Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday evening (May 7) to remember 29-year-old corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, who was killed in last weekend’s brazen daylight shooting outside North Delta’s Scottsdale Centre mall. (James Smith photo)

Hundreds gather to remember victim of North Delta shooting

Corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, was killed in what police say was a targeted incident

Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday evening (May 7) to remember 29-year-old corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, who was killed in last weekend’s brazen daylight shooting outside North Delta’s Scottsdale Centre mall. (James Smith photo)
Annette Code passed away in 2017. (Special to The News)

A special room at Pitt Meadows Museum dedicated to Code

Annette Code was a long-time museum volunteer, school board trustee

Annette Code passed away in 2017. (Special to The News)
Flags flown at half mast out front of Fraser Regional Correctional Centre for slain corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa. (Neil Corbett/ The News)

Public vigil and flying flags at half mast done to honour slain prison guard

Maple Ridge corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, is being remembered in a number of ways

Flags flown at half mast out front of Fraser Regional Correctional Centre for slain corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa. (Neil Corbett/ The News)
School sign at Pitt Meadows secondary, which is one of the schools in the district with a recent exposure to COVID-19. (The News files)

Five schools added to list of those with COVID-19 exposures

Surge in cases at Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows schools

School sign at Pitt Meadows secondary, which is one of the schools in the district with a recent exposure to COVID-19. (The News files)
Approximately $1.6 million was provided by the province to support the Foundry’s virtual services, including the development of the new Foundry app. (The News files)

New app to help youth access mental health and substance use supports

New Foundry BC app to complement services at Foundry Ridge Meadows

Approximately $1.6 million was provided by the province to support the Foundry’s virtual services, including the development of the new Foundry app. (The News files)
RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)

Throat injury call brings large Ridge Meadows RCMP response

Incident sees two men facing assault-related charges

RCMP stock photo. (Black Press)
Amazon has set up a hub in Gloucester Industrial Park. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Amazon adds new facilities in Langley, Pitt Meadows, Delta, Vancouver

The Vancouver port centre will be the first Amazon centre to feature robotics in B.C.

Amazon has set up a hub in Gloucester Industrial Park. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Rendering of Harris Road underpass. (City of Pitt Meadows)

Port Authority and CP provide update on Pitt Meadows road and rail project

More than 200 people attended public engagement sessions in April

Rendering of Harris Road underpass. (City of Pitt Meadows)
Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)

Auditor shows City of Maple Ridge with large surplus and reserves

Yousef, Robson say a property tax break should have been possible

Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)
Rex, an elderly golden Labrador retriever, is surrounded by his rescuers in Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Dog survives plunge over Gold Creek Lower Falls in Maple Ridge

Fire chief asks for visitors to be more cautious in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Rex, an elderly golden Labrador retriever, is surrounded by his rescuers in Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Special to The News)
Supt. Wendy Mehat is officially announced as the new Ridge Meadows RCMP officer in charge. (Ridge Meadows RCMP photo/ Special to The News)

RCMP leader gets mayoral nods

Supt. Wendy Mehat has been selected as the Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows new officer in charge

Supt. Wendy Mehat is officially announced as the new Ridge Meadows RCMP officer in charge. (Ridge Meadows RCMP photo/ Special to The News)
Parks Canada and Tla-o-qui-aht public works dig the washed up Princess M out from sand along the south shore of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Rescue attempt costs man his boat off Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Coast Guard response questioned after volunteer responder’s speedboat capsizes in heavy swells

Parks Canada and Tla-o-qui-aht public works dig the washed up Princess M out from sand along the south shore of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Dr. Biju Mathew visited Bihar twice to in order to gain perspective to write his book.

Maple Ridge doctor worried about family and friends in India as COVID surges

More than 400,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours reported in India on Wednesday, May 5

Dr. Biju Mathew visited Bihar twice to in order to gain perspective to write his book.
Laura Gondos is the patient care coordinator for post anesthetic recovery at Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Special to The News)

Helping people, making connections: Why Maple Ridge nurses love what they do

Ridge Meadows Hospital staff are there for people’s worst and best times in life

Laura Gondos is the patient care coordinator for post anesthetic recovery at Ridge Meadows Hospital. (Special to The News)
Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local health area, for the week of April 25 to May 1.(BCCDC/Special to The News)

COVID-19 case counts drop in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows for fourth straight week

CDC stats show 2,664 people in area hit by pandemic since January 2020

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 by local health area, for the week of April 25 to May 1.(BCCDC/Special to The News)
Google Maps screenshot taken at 8:08 a.m
Google Maps screenshot taken at 8:08 a.m
(Drive BC)

UPDATE: All lanes open on Lougheed Highway after crash in Maple Ridge

Incident was first reported around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday

(Drive BC)