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Westview secondary AA boys team during play at the BC Coastal Cup Championships. (Special to The News)
Westview secondary AA boys team during play at the BC Coastal Cup Championships. (Special to The News)
Friends In Need Food Bank and Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge members at FreshCo fundraiser. (Special to The News)

FreshCo Maple Ridge raises thousands for those in need

More than $2,5oo raised for local food bank and Starfish Pack Program

Friends In Need Food Bank and Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge members at FreshCo fundraiser. (Special to The News)
The Bruce’s Country Market team posing after a day of fundraising. (Bruce’s Country Market/Special to The News)

Bruce’s Country Market in Maple Ridge raises $30,000 for flood relief

The store turned their Customer Appreciation day into a fundraiser

The Bruce’s Country Market team posing after a day of fundraising. (Bruce’s Country Market/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are looking for witnesses to an incident that sent a woman to hospital with serious injuries. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP are looking for witnesses to an incident that sent a woman to hospital with serious injuries. (Special to The News)
Sleydo (Molly Wickham) relays a video message after being released on Nov. 23. ( Gidimt'en Checkpoint/Facebook)

All arrested at Coastal GasLink pipeline blockade released under conditions

Upon release, Gidimt’en Checkpoint leader calls arrests and injunction a violation of human rights

Sleydo (Molly Wickham) relays a video message after being released on Nov. 23. ( Gidimt'en Checkpoint/Facebook)
Salvation Army’s 9th Annual Dignity Breakfast saw several dignitaries from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows at the SKY Hangar. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Salvation Army’s 9th Annual Dignity Breakfast saw several dignitaries from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows at the SKY Hangar. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Seniors collect items throughout the year to help other seniors in the community. (Special to The News)
Seniors collect items throughout the year to help other seniors in the community. (Special to The News)
Metro Vancouver will see 80 millimetres of rain by Thursday night, and the Fraser Valley will see 50 to 70 millimetres by Friday morning. (File photo)

Environment Canada warns rainstorm to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley tonight

80 mm by Thursday night for Metro Vancouver, 50 to 70 mm by Friday morning for Fraser Valley

Metro Vancouver will see 80 millimetres of rain by Thursday night, and the Fraser Valley will see 50 to 70 millimetres by Friday morning. (File photo)
The annual Santa Parade has been cancelled in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
The annual Santa Parade has been cancelled in Maple Ridge. (The News files)
Resident Brandon Hansen had posted these photos of the damaged shoulder on Nov. 15, and had notified the city. (Brandon Hansen/Special to The News)

City of Maple Ridge issues closure on 112 Avenue west of 280th Street for repairs

‘If one more car drove over it could collapse,’ worker told woman driving near the damaged road

Resident Brandon Hansen had posted these photos of the damaged shoulder on Nov. 15, and had notified the city. (Brandon Hansen/Special to The News)
Christmas gifts found at the side of a road in Maple Ridge. (Ridge Meadows Hospice Thrift Store/Special to The News)
Christmas gifts found at the side of a road in Maple Ridge. (Ridge Meadows Hospice Thrift Store/Special to The News)
Winter Wonderland at the Barn takes place Sunday, Dec. 12. (Special to The News)

Therapeutic riding association to hold Winter Wonderland Welcome

Event in support of programs for children and adults with physical, cognitive, emotional challenges

Winter Wonderland at the Barn takes place Sunday, Dec. 12. (Special to The News)
Ineke Boekhorst, chair of the Starfish Backpack Program for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, is hoping people are generous this year for the annual Christmas Plant Fundraiser for the Starfish Pack Program. (The News files)
Ineke Boekhorst, chair of the Starfish Backpack Program for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, is hoping people are generous this year for the annual Christmas Plant Fundraiser for the Starfish Pack Program. (The News files)
Anthony Rota being dragged by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole to the podium playfully, after his re-election as House Speaker. (Screenshot/Special to The News)
Anthony Rota being dragged by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole to the podium playfully, after his re-election as House Speaker. (Screenshot/Special to The News)
Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley are going to be hit with 40 to 80 millimetres of rain on Nov. 24, according to the statement (NEWS file photo).

Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley to be hit by 40 to 80 mm of rain starting Wednesday night

Environment Canada cautions they are unsure of total rainfall expected

Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley are going to be hit with 40 to 80 millimetres of rain on Nov. 24, according to the statement (NEWS file photo).
Realtors from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows helped with set up at the Albion Fairgrounds for the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society. (Special to The News)
Realtors from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows helped with set up at the Albion Fairgrounds for the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society. (Special to The News)
Items that will be sold at the Golden Ears Gogos Pop-Up Sale. (Golden Ears Gogos/Special to The News)

Grandmas in Africa to benefit from Maple Ridge sale

The Golden Ears Gogos Pop-Up Sale on Nov. 27

Items that will be sold at the Golden Ears Gogos Pop-Up Sale. (Golden Ears Gogos/Special to The News)
The police are looking for dash cam footage and requesting anyone who witnessed the incident and hasn’t spoken to them, to come forward to help with the investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man dies in fatal pedestrian collision in Maple Ridge

Incident led to road closures on Lougheed Highway Sunday night

The police are looking for dash cam footage and requesting anyone who witnessed the incident and hasn’t spoken to them, to come forward to help with the investigation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Map of proposed plan for Thornhill Trails. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

City hosts open house for proposed plan for Thornhill Trails

Prioritizes safety and multi-user access to trails on Thornhill

Map of proposed plan for Thornhill Trails. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)

Report critical of Maple Ridge’s building department

Staff can be belittling, hostile, threatening to applicants, consultant found

Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)