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Caitlin Williams is the market coordinator for Whonnock handmade markets and even owns her own business selling handmade items called The Unique Owl. (Stacie Lynn Photography/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge school hosts winter market for first time in 3 years

The Whonnock handmade winter market will have more than 30 vendors on Nov. 13

Caitlin Williams is the market coordinator for Whonnock handmade markets and even owns her own business selling handmade items called The Unique Owl. (Stacie Lynn Photography/Special to The News)
Sandi Wight, who had been with the Legion for over 40 years, passed away earlier this year and will be specially honoured this Remembrance Day. (The News)

Local legion finalizes plans for Pitt Meadows Remembrance Day services

Longtime organizer of annual service, Sandi Wight, passed away earlier this year

Sandi Wight, who had been with the Legion for over 40 years, passed away earlier this year and will be specially honoured this Remembrance Day. (The News)
Frank Barteski at his 100th birthday bash with family, including his grandson, his wife, and his 16-month-old great granddaughter, on Sunday, Oct. 30. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge centenarian recounts work in oil industry, skating on dikes

Frank Barteski celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends on Oct. 30

Frank Barteski at his 100th birthday bash with family, including his grandson, his wife, and his 16-month-old great granddaughter, on Sunday, Oct. 30. (Special to The News)
Owners Kevin Fulton (left) and Brandi Fulton (centre) of Silver Valley Brewing won a bronze medal at the 2022 BC Beer Awards. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Maple Ridge Brewery wins bronze at BC Beer Awards

Silvery Valley Brewing won third place in the North American porter & stout category

Owners Kevin Fulton (left) and Brandi Fulton (centre) of Silver Valley Brewing won a bronze medal at the 2022 BC Beer Awards. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Dan Ruimy and Mike Morden in a moment of levity during a debate. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge First will continue as an elector organization

Serving three terms on council ‘has been my greatest honour,’ says former mayor Morden

Dan Ruimy and Mike Morden in a moment of levity during a debate. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Guy Miller has been the CAO and general manager of the Pitt Meadows airport since June of 2018. (The News)

Pitt Meadows airport has its emergency response put to the test

The exercise will involve first responders and simulated smoke on Nov. 9

Guy Miller has been the CAO and general manager of the Pitt Meadows airport since June of 2018. (The News)
Items for donation for Santa for Seniors. (Special to The News)
Items for donation for Santa for Seniors. (Special to The News)
Christmas at the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery starts Saturday, Nov. 12. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

Christmas coming this weekend to Pitt Meadows

The Pitt Meadows Art Gallery is featuring a unique show and sale

Christmas at the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery starts Saturday, Nov. 12. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society volunteers accept new toys donated by people boarding the Santa Train in 2019. (The News files)

West Coast Express Santa Train returns to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

In exchange for new, unwrapped toy, riders can get free ticket to Vancouver

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society volunteers accept new toys donated by people boarding the Santa Train in 2019. (The News files)
A body was discovered in a vehicle at the Canada Trust at 203 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Body discovered in Maple Ridge

Police say IHIT is not being called

A body was discovered in a vehicle at the Canada Trust at 203 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Children in Ukraine open shoeboxes with gifts. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows residents asked to fill shoeboxes for annual Christmas campaign

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child collection week starts Nov. 14

Children in Ukraine open shoeboxes with gifts. (Special to The News)
There was fresh snow on the mountains around Maple Ridge on Monday morning, and snow in the forecast. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Potential for snow in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Monday night

Environment Canada sees colder temperatures, but a sunny week

There was fresh snow on the mountains around Maple Ridge on Monday morning, and snow in the forecast. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Outgoing school board chair, Korleen Carreras, presents her final annual report. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: New school board trustees take oath of office in Maple Ridge

Final annual report presented by outgoing board chair, Korleen Carreras

Outgoing school board chair, Korleen Carreras, presents her final annual report. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Kirk Grayson, founding member of the Maple Ridge Climate Hub. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Climate Hub offers survey to inform new city council

Group plans to lobby city hall for changes aimed at fighting climate change

Kirk Grayson, founding member of the Maple Ridge Climate Hub. (Special to The News)
City of Pitt Meadows staff will discuss the results of the survey and food truck pilot program and then decide on next steps for food truck use in the city. (Olympic Peninsula News Group/Special to The News)

City of Pitt Meadows looking for resident feedback after underwhelming pilot program

The food truck pilot program online survey is available until Nov. 18

City of Pitt Meadows staff will discuss the results of the survey and food truck pilot program and then decide on next steps for food truck use in the city. (Olympic Peninsula News Group/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society volunteers Sheila Graber, Joe Madeiros and Tina Kirkpatrick, at right, in the Toy Barn at office headquarters. (The News files)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society volunteers Sheila Graber, Joe Madeiros and Tina Kirkpatrick, at right, in the Toy Barn at office headquarters. (The News files)
(City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
(City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
This salmon is one of the largest that Ross Davies has seen in Kanaka Creek. (KEEPS/Special to The News)

Salmon return to Maple Ridge rivers in healthy numbers

KEEPS hosting ‘eggs-citing’ event at hatchery on Sunday

This salmon is one of the largest that Ross Davies has seen in Kanaka Creek. (KEEPS/Special to The News)
Kristi Maier started as the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce Serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Oct. 3. (Chamber of Commerce Serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows business excellence awards gala delayed

Chamber of Commerce has re-opened award nominations until end of November

Kristi Maier started as the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce Serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Oct. 3. (Chamber of Commerce Serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
The clocks fall back one hour on Nov. 6, 2022. (Charles Krupa/Associated Press)

Tick, tock, change the clocks

Local residents regain the hour they lost when they moved their clocks head last spring

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The clocks fall back one hour on Nov. 6, 2022. (Charles Krupa/Associated Press)