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A black Dodge pick-up truck rolled into a water-filled ditch on the south side of 128 Avenue Friday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/ The News)

Vehicle rollover in Maple Ridge

One car has rolled over into a water-filled ditch on Blackstock Street and 128 Avenue

A black Dodge pick-up truck rolled into a water-filled ditch on the south side of 128 Avenue Friday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/ The News)
Lindsey (left) and Angela Gauthier in an undated photo taken in Las Vegas. Lindsey died after an interaction with police in Chilliwack in April 2016. On Dec. 11, 2020 the BC Coroner Service announced a public inquest into Lindsey’s death. (File)

Coroner’s inquest to examine death of Chilliwack’s Lindsey Harvey Gauthier

Fraser Valley Realtor died following an interaction with police on April 6, 2016

Lindsey (left) and Angela Gauthier in an undated photo taken in Las Vegas. Lindsey died after an interaction with police in Chilliwack in April 2016. On Dec. 11, 2020 the BC Coroner Service announced a public inquest into Lindsey’s death. (File)
An artist sketch of Heather Place in Vancouver is an example of Metro’s affordable housing designs. (Special to The News)

Metro working to bring affordable housing to Pitt Meadows

Proposed $46 million project would build some 120 units

An artist sketch of Heather Place in Vancouver is an example of Metro’s affordable housing designs. (Special to The News)
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Early morning fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge
Fire chief provides update about fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge
Fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge
Volunteers hand out hampers at the Albion Fairgrounds in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

More kids in need this holiday in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Christmas hamper society still needs help this season

Volunteers hand out hampers at the Albion Fairgrounds in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
The City of Maple Ridge hosted an Innovation in Emerging Cities forum in 2018 at The ACT to foster an innovative and creative culture for industry, government and education. (The News files)

Maple Ridge’s Community Leaders Forum tonight

Virtual conference on zoom to discuss recovery from pandemic

The City of Maple Ridge hosted an Innovation in Emerging Cities forum in 2018 at The ACT to foster an innovative and creative culture for industry, government and education. (The News files)
Doug Sabourin, interim executive director at Alouette Addictions, said a Naloxone kit is a good tool in dealing with the opioid crisis, but it’s not enough. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Mother calls for legal drugs after son’s death in Maple Ridge

Joyce Bunge’s son Joseph Bauman died on Oct. 28 from an illicit drug overdose

Doug Sabourin, interim executive director at Alouette Addictions, said a Naloxone kit is a good tool in dealing with the opioid crisis, but it’s not enough. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
(Ronan O'Doherty/The News)

Elderly woman killed in collision on Lougheed in Maple Ridge

79-year-old woman sustained fatal injuries in crash Wednesday night

(Ronan O'Doherty/The News)
Matt Kelso, a well known local musician, campaigned for more ambulance service in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Matt Kelso, a well known local musician, campaigned for more ambulance service in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows council in budget deliberations online.

Pitt Meadows council budgets 3.77 per cent tax increase for 2021

New spends include Four firefighter and new communications system for fire department

Pitt Meadows council in budget deliberations online.
Maple Ridge council has chosen a concept for development of the Yennadon Lands.

Maple Ridge council chooses a plan for Yennadon Lands

25 hectare site will be developed as employment lands

Maple Ridge council has chosen a concept for development of the Yennadon Lands.
A sedan and pickup were involved in an accident that sent one to hospital just south of Lougheed Highway on 228 Street. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
A sedan and pickup were involved in an accident that sent one to hospital just south of Lougheed Highway on 228 Street. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
A view of the Eric Dunning Trail. (Justin Bolognese/Alltrails)

Maple Ridge first responders rescue runner from Golden Ears Park

Woman who suffered broken ankle offers her story, and thanks to rescuers

A view of the Eric Dunning Trail. (Justin Bolognese/Alltrails)
Pitt Meadows flooding in 2005. (THE NEWS/files)

Pitt Meadows needs $121 million for dike upgrades

Dike system would fail in most extreme flooding and seismic events

Pitt Meadows flooding in 2005. (THE NEWS/files)
An excavator is underwater at the new pump station being built at Golden Ears Way and 113B Avenue. (Special to The News)

Excavator takes a dip at Maple Ridge construction site

Metro Vancouver is investigating the incident at Golden Ears Way and 113B Avenue

An excavator is underwater at the new pump station being built at Golden Ears Way and 113B Avenue. (Special to The News)
Cascadia Air has started a new air taxi service between Pitt Meadows and Campbell River. (Black Press)

Airline starts new air taxi service from Pitt Meadows to Campbell River

Cascadia Air is flying routes not served by larger commercial airlines

Cascadia Air has started a new air taxi service between Pitt Meadows and Campbell River. (Black Press)
Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested a squatter in a shipping container, who was allegedly found with multiple weapons. (Black Press files)

Police arrest squatter in shipping container, seize weapons

Pitt Meadows arrest involved Air 1, IERT Team and dog unit

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Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested a squatter in a shipping container, who was allegedly found with multiple weapons. (Black Press files)
A massive fire broke out at the CP Rail yard in Port Coquitlam in 2018 after a train collided with a truck carrying ethanol. (Black Press files)

CP’s logistics yard brings new level of fire hazard to Pitt Meadows

Fire department will need more career firefighters and training: Larsson

A massive fire broke out at the CP Rail yard in Port Coquitlam in 2018 after a train collided with a truck carrying ethanol. (Black Press files)
The COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital was first declared Nov. 5. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 outbreak at Maple Ridge hospital over

The announcement came about Ridge Meadows Hospital at Monday’s briefing

The COVID-19 outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital was first declared Nov. 5. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19 (Pixabay)

COVID-19 exposure event at Maple Ridge secondary

Fraser Health has new reporting system for school exposures

COVID-19 (Pixabay)
The GLOW Maple Ridge Holiday Ornament Photo Contest runs until Thursday, Dec. 24. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Holiday traditions celebrated with Maple Ridge ornament photo contest

Residents are being asked to submit photos of their favourite ornaments and decorations

The GLOW Maple Ridge Holiday Ornament Photo Contest runs until Thursday, Dec. 24. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)