Cloverdale

World War II veteran, and former POW, Hans Andersen is seen at his home in Maple Ridge Oct. 21, 2020. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

WWII veteran Hans Andersen recalls his time fighting in Europe

99-year-old Maple Ridge resident places a wreath at Cloverdale Cenotaph each year

 

A Mercedes SUV is covered at a gas station in the Clayton area following a deadly shooting there on Sept. 28, 2019. (File photo)

Two men charged 13 months after shooting death at Surrey gas station

Dinner-hour shooting happened Sept. 28, 2019

 

Matt McGarva is desperate to find the ashes of his best friend Craig Lilly (pictured) after an urn containing Lilly’s remains (left) was stolen on Thanksgiving Day. (Images: Facebook/file)

Couple desperate to find stolen urn

House broken into on Thanksgiving

 

(Black Press Media file)

Two men in hospital after ‘aggravated assault’ in Port Kells

Police still investigating if any weapons were involved in the incident on the Surrey/Langley border

(Black Press Media file)
Linda Annis and Shawn Eccles announce a new partnership between Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers and the BCSPCA Aug. 12. Annis, the executive director for Crime Stoppers, and Eccles, senior manager of Cruelty Investigations for the BCSPCA, are flanked by two BCSPCA special constables. (Photo:Malin Jordan)

BCSPCA partners with Crime Stoppers

Many call in to the SPCA, but want to remain anonymous: Eccles

Linda Annis and Shawn Eccles announce a new partnership between Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers and the BCSPCA Aug. 12. Annis, the executive director for Crime Stoppers, and Eccles, senior manager of Cruelty Investigations for the BCSPCA, are flanked by two BCSPCA special constables. (Photo:Malin Jordan)
Andrew Futerko was 19 when he died while riding a motorcycle in Cloverdale. On the second anniversary of his death, his mother has made a public appeal to hear from the other driver. (Black Press Media files)

VIDEO: Langley Mom wants to hear from driver involved in crash that killed her son

‘We, as a family don’t know what really happened’

Andrew Futerko was 19 when he died while riding a motorcycle in Cloverdale. On the second anniversary of his death, his mother has made a public appeal to hear from the other driver. (Black Press Media files)
Vehicles parade through Cloverdale in 1946. The actual parade is unknown as there were six in Cloverdale that year – May Day, the Rodeo, the Kinsmen’s Gymkhana (June 29th), the Fall Fair, August Memorial Service, and the Wild West Show. (Image courtesy of Surrey Historical Society)

BCHF conference once again slated for Cloverdale

Surrey Historical Society to host 2021 history conference

Vehicles parade through Cloverdale in 1946. The actual parade is unknown as there were six in Cloverdale that year – May Day, the Rodeo, the Kinsmen’s Gymkhana (June 29th), the Fall Fair, August Memorial Service, and the Wild West Show. (Image courtesy of Surrey Historical Society)
Michael Gibbs, president of the Surrey Historical Society, inspects vandalized grave markers in the Surrey Centre Cemetery April 27. Gibbs wondered if it might be time to install security cameras in the 139-year-old cemetery. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Pioneer headstones toppled in Cloverdale

Michael Gibbs, president of the Surrey Historical Society, inspects vandalized grave markers in the Surrey Centre Cemetery April 27. Gibbs wondered if it might be time to install security cameras in the 139-year-old cemetery. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A Clayton woman says she was assaulted at this location on the Willoughby Greenway when another woman (who claimed she had COVID-19) coughed in the Clayton woman’s face. (Photo Submitted)

Claiming she has COVID-19, stranger coughs in Surrey woman’s face

Cloverdale woman will now self-isolate for the next two weeks

A Clayton woman says she was assaulted at this location on the Willoughby Greenway when another woman (who claimed she had COVID-19) coughed in the Clayton woman’s face. (Photo Submitted)
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation closed Fraser Downs March 18 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that closure has left many horses and horsemen with nowhere to go. (Photo: elementscasinosurrey.com)

Cloverdale’s Fraser Downs closure leaves some horsemen and horses with nowhere to go

Sandra Roberts says horsemen’s welfare not being addressed

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation closed Fraser Downs March 18 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that closure has left many horses and horsemen with nowhere to go. (Photo: elementscasinosurrey.com)
Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

A Kelowna man has been charged with numerous offences

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree
Tamara Jansen. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Conservative candidate stays quiet after blackface controversy

Tamara Jansen has not spoken to the media since Thursday

Tamara Jansen. (Langley Advance Times files)
Crime Stoppers executive director Linda Annis points out two security errors in this parked car: an open window, and a purse left on the passenger seat. (Samantha Anderson)

Crime Stoppers urges Lower Mainland residents to check these 9 safety items every night

Home security tips demonstrated at Cloverdale house on Wednesday

Crime Stoppers executive director Linda Annis points out two security errors in this parked car: an open window, and a purse left on the passenger seat. (Samantha Anderson)
Maya Lakhanpal, 8, will be competing in the finals of the BC Youth Talent Search on Nov. 25. (Samantha Anderson)

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

Maya Lakhanpal, 8, will be competing in the finals of the BC Youth Talent Search on Nov. 25. (Samantha Anderson)
Ye Olde Piggy Bank owners Joanne Thompson and Freda Mattern. (Samantha Anderson)

After 36 years, an iconic Lower Mainland costume shop will close its doors

Costume rental shop has been a Cloverdale landmark for nearly four decades

Ye Olde Piggy Bank owners Joanne Thompson and Freda Mattern. (Samantha Anderson)
Families picnic in the shade of an airplane wing at the 2018 Boundary Bay Airshow. (Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

Lower Mainland adventures for the summer months

Airshows, open-air markets and more

  • Jul 30, 2018
Families picnic in the shade of an airplane wing at the 2018 Boundary Bay Airshow. (Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
A flood at the Port Mann and the Canadian National Railway shops. Men are in the water, a house, and a railway crossing sign are shown in the flooded area. (Photo courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / SMA89.064.004)

HISTORY: Memories of 1948 Fraser River floods still run strong

Looking back on the Fraser River flood of 1948, 70 years later

  • Jul 3, 2018
A flood at the Port Mann and the Canadian National Railway shops. Men are in the water, a house, and a railway crossing sign are shown in the flooded area. (Photo courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / SMA89.064.004)
Photos of Surrey RCMP cars on scene near 67th Avenue and 183A Street on Saturday evening. (Contributed)

Man shot dead in Clayton area of Surrey, witnesses sought by police

It happened in the 18200-block of 67A Avenue

Photos of Surrey RCMP cars on scene near 67th Avenue and 183A Street on Saturday evening. (Contributed)
The association of Professional Bull Riders made helmets mandatory in 2013, but only for riders born after 1994. Helmets can decrease a head injury’s severity, but can’t necessarily prevent a concussion from occurring. This rider, pictured at Friday night’s Cloverdale Rodeo wears a cowboy hat. (Samantha Anderson)

‘Concussion is at the forefront of our thinking’: Rodeo doctor

As in any other contact sport, concussion prevention and treatment efforts continue to evolve

The association of Professional Bull Riders made helmets mandatory in 2013, but only for riders born after 1994. Helmets can decrease a head injury’s severity, but can’t necessarily prevent a concussion from occurring. This rider, pictured at Friday night’s Cloverdale Rodeo wears a cowboy hat. (Samantha Anderson)
Vintage and collector vehicles are a favourite entry in the Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)
Vintage and collector vehicles are a favourite entry in the Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)