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Poor maps have resulted in hikers being led into dangerous terrain, and rescued by helicopter. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue)

Ridge Meadows search team lauds new maps of Golden Ears

Poor online maps led to helicopter rescues earlier this year

 

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LETTER: Pointing out an issue is not ‘shaming,’ reader argues

Duncan has been as strong advocate for the community, and hopefully can continue in that role

  • Nov 30, 2020

 

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LETTER: Hair salon discriminates based on gender

Maple Ridge reader wonders if other women share her feelings on the matter

  • Nov 30, 2020

 

Developers are moving mountains to create a new heli park at Pitt Meadows Airport (Neil Corbett/The News)

New infrastructure at Pitt Meadows Airport

Rebuilt terminal building one of many projects at YPK

Developers are moving mountains to create a new heli park at Pitt Meadows Airport (Neil Corbett/The News)
Supt. Jennifer Hyland is the officer in charge of the Ridge Meadows RCMP detachment. (The News/files)

Ridge Meadows RCMP release new strategic plan

Plan details what the force will be focused on for the next three years

Supt. Jennifer Hyland is the officer in charge of the Ridge Meadows RCMP detachment. (The News/files)
The new business park at 12835 Lilley Drive in East Maple Ridge has five live/work units on site. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

Maple Ridge’s newest business park tries to set itself apart from competition

More live-work units, green features make it more than a concrete box, developer says

The new business park at 12835 Lilley Drive in East Maple Ridge has five live/work units on site. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
There were 114 homeless people counted in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows as part of the Metro Vancouver Homeless Count in March. (The News/files)

More than 100 homeless counted in March snapshot across Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Metro Vancouver Homeless Count has been taking place since 2002

There were 114 homeless people counted in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows as part of the Metro Vancouver Homeless Count in March. (The News/files)
Lobbying efforts continue to have a fish ladder added to the Alouette dam. (News files)

ALONG THE FRASER: Habitat behind dam could help reverse salmon declines

VIDEO: Environmentalist keeps lobbying for Hydro to fund a fish ladder to move salmon over the dam

  • Nov 29, 2020
Lobbying efforts continue to have a fish ladder added to the Alouette dam. (News files)
SD42 superintendent Sylvia Russell.

Need for post secondary education in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows growing

New curriculum, influx of young teachers changing school district, says the retiring superintendent

SD42 superintendent Sylvia Russell.
Desiree Betz captured a picture of an osprey at Pitt Lake, anxious to share some of the photos of “our beautiful town.” (Special to The News)

SHARE: Feeding time on Pitt Lake

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 28, 2020
Desiree Betz captured a picture of an osprey at Pitt Lake, anxious to share some of the photos of “our beautiful town.” (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Glow will include holiday favourites like the CPR Holiday Train and many new events and activities. (Kathryn Baird/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge looks to revitalize town centre plan

City has reached out to public for advice and is taking steps to make Haney safer

Maple Ridge Glow will include holiday favourites like the CPR Holiday Train and many new events and activities. (Kathryn Baird/Special to The News)
Capri Bakery Bistro’s Daneile Atte is hoping the economic bounce-back from the COVID-19 slow down comes soon. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

Signs of hope for local economic recovery from COVID-19

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows stakeholders discuss the road back to normalcy for local businesses

Capri Bakery Bistro’s Daneile Atte is hoping the economic bounce-back from the COVID-19 slow down comes soon. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
The numbers of COVID-19 exposures continue to climb at Maple Ridge schools. (Pixabay)

‘The anxiety is pretty high,’ says Teachers Association president

There have been eight COVID-19 exposures at Maple Ridge schools in the past two weeks

The numbers of COVID-19 exposures continue to climb at Maple Ridge schools. (Pixabay)
Heather Walker, development coordinator at Community Services, is hoping the community will support their annual auction. (Community Services/Special to The News)

Largest auction fundraiser for Maple Ridge charity moved online

More than 100 items to bid on to support Community Services

Heather Walker, development coordinator at Community Services, is hoping the community will support their annual auction. (Community Services/Special to The News)
Locally the Starfish Pack program currently delivers 125 backpacks to 15 schools in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (The News/files)

Christmas plants to benefit hungry children in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Meadow Ridge Rotary Christmas Plant sale to raise money for the Starfish Backpack Program

Locally the Starfish Pack program currently delivers 125 backpacks to 15 schools in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (The News/files)
The real estate market still reflects unique traits that bode well for the future, say local realtors. (The News file)

OUTLOOK: An ‘unprecedented’ housing market maintains strong outlook

Pandemic has had reverse impact on the real estate market

The real estate market still reflects unique traits that bode well for the future, say local realtors. (The News file)
Ridge Meadows Hospice Society wants people to light up their virtual Christmas tree. (Special to The News)

Light a tree for the Ridge Meadows Hospice Society

Society hopes to raise $1,000 through online fundraiser

  • Nov 27, 2020
Ridge Meadows Hospice Society wants people to light up their virtual Christmas tree. (Special to The News)
Emma Davison, one half of Golden Ears Cheesecrafters in Maple Ridge, reflects on running her business in the year of COVID-19. (Scott Saunders/Special to The News)

OUTLOOK: Buying local imperative to agriculture businesses

Farmgate companies adapt to survive during early months of pandemic

Emma Davison, one half of Golden Ears Cheesecrafters in Maple Ridge, reflects on running her business in the year of COVID-19. (Scott Saunders/Special to The News)
Natasha Brayshaw’s acrylic on paper called Snowy Magic. (Vicuña Art Studio/Special to The News)
Natasha Brayshaw’s acrylic on paper called Snowy Magic. (Vicuña Art Studio/Special to The News)
Lisa Beare, the MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, was sworn in as a member of cabinet on Thursday, Nov. 26. (Special to The News)

MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows has a new cabinet position

Lisa Beare is the new Minister of Citizen’s Services

Lisa Beare, the MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, was sworn in as a member of cabinet on Thursday, Nov. 26. (Special to The News)