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Some of the collected supplies were dropped off at the Pitt Meadows Airport to be transported to Hope. (Jaime Knowles/Special to The News)
Some of the collected supplies were dropped off at the Pitt Meadows Airport to be transported to Hope. (Jaime Knowles/Special to The News)
The coroner is on scene at a police incident in Pitt Meadows. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The coroner is on scene at a police incident in Pitt Meadows. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Shari Morrison, with the two of the people she brought back from Hope in her Cessna on Wednesday. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge pilot swoops in to rescue the stranded from Hope

Several volunteer pilots join in to bring back over 300 people to Pitt Meadows Airport

Shari Morrison, with the two of the people she brought back from Hope in her Cessna on Wednesday. (Special to The News)
Chamber of commerce issued a statement on the recent flooding. (The News/files)
Chamber of commerce issued a statement on the recent flooding. (The News/files)
Search and Rescue teams from across the Lower Mainland helped rescue people from the flooding in Abbotsford. (Central Fraser Valley SAR/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue assists with flood rescues

Teams worked through the night Tuesday, evacuated more flood victims Wednesday

Search and Rescue teams from across the Lower Mainland helped rescue people from the flooding in Abbotsford. (Central Fraser Valley SAR/Special to The News)
Cal Sharpe pins a poppy on Connor Ford, 6, at the entrance to ValleyFair Mall during the poppy campaign. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Cal Sharpe pins a poppy on Connor Ford, 6, at the entrance to ValleyFair Mall during the poppy campaign. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue sent out several teams of volunteers to look for the two hikers on different paths in the provincial park. (Special to The News)

Rescue volunteers search for missing hikers only to find them camping in Golden Ears park

Urge people to stick to plans so as not to trigger search and rescue response

Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue sent out several teams of volunteers to look for the two hikers on different paths in the provincial park. (Special to The News)
Chair of the Ridge Meadows Education Foundation, Dr. Dave Rempel, announced the Foundation has received $1,000,000 endowment to establish the Gary and Nanette Lycan Scholarship Fund. (Special to The News)

Gary Lycan donates $1 million to Ridge Meadows Education Foundation

Establishes scholarship to support SD 42 graduates pursuing science

Chair of the Ridge Meadows Education Foundation, Dr. Dave Rempel, announced the Foundation has received $1,000,000 endowment to establish the Gary and Nanette Lycan Scholarship Fund. (Special to The News)
Subway Restaurants - Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows’ representative handing over sandwiches to Salvation Army Ridge Meadows’ Mark Stewart. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Salvation Army sends 300 sandwiches to flood-ravaged Abbotsford

Partners with Subway Restaurants to send food during the disaster

Subway Restaurants - Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows’ representative handing over sandwiches to Salvation Army Ridge Meadows’ Mark Stewart. (Special to The News)
Poster (Special to The News)

Alisa’s Wish sets table at Valley Fair Mall in Maple Ridge for victim’s week

To provide information and raise awareness about victims and survivors of crime

Poster (Special to The News)
Progress on the new firehall. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows’ new firehall inches a step towards completion

Project expected to complete by end of the year 2022

Progress on the new firehall. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Deputy chief of operations Bryan Vinje was presented with the 20 Year Federal Service medal. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Deputy chief of operations Bryan Vinje was presented with the 20 Year Federal Service medal. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Dave and Lisa Craik with their dog Mia, spent two nights sleeping in the car after being stranded on Hwy. 7. (Special to The News)
Dave and Lisa Craik with their dog Mia, spent two nights sleeping in the car after being stranded on Hwy. 7. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team helping through the flooding. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue team helping through the flooding. (Special to The News)
Debbie Purser rushed to the pump Tuesday, Nov. 16, when she heard that the gas supply in Chilliwack might be running dry. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack motorists rush to the pump fearing gas shortage as city cut off from highway access

With Chilliwack cut off from Edmonton and Burnaby, a long term gas shortage might be a thing

Debbie Purser rushed to the pump Tuesday, Nov. 16, when she heard that the gas supply in Chilliwack might be running dry. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
B.C. Hydro’s spill along with heavy rains prompted a flood alert downstream of Alouette Dam on Monday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to The News)

Diminishing risk of new flooding on Alouette, says B.C. Hydro

North Alouette flow rate and water levels continue to drop

B.C. Hydro’s spill along with heavy rains prompted a flood alert downstream of Alouette Dam on Monday. (Alouette River Management Society/Special to The News)
City of Pitt Meadows update. (The NEWS/files)
City of Pitt Meadows update. (The NEWS/files)
An unmarked police vehicle was involved in a collision on Tuesday morning in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Police vehicle involved in collision in Maple Ridge

Officer appeared to suffer injury in crash

An unmarked police vehicle was involved in a collision on Tuesday morning in Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Ridge Meadows Hospital. (THE NEWS/files)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Maple Ridge hospital

Six patients test positive from one unit at Ridge Meadows Hospital

Ridge Meadows Hospital. (THE NEWS/files)
The Ridge Meadows RCMP informed Tuesday thata Maple Ridge woman was found safely. (The News files)

Missing Maple Ridge resident found safely

Beatrix Enzler was found “safe” on Tuesday, Nov. 16

The Ridge Meadows RCMP informed Tuesday thata Maple Ridge woman was found safely. (The News files)