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The Fraser Regional Correctional Centre in Maple Ridge. (The News files)

New program offers hope for those imprisoned in Maple Ridge

BladeRunners will train those transitioning back into community with employable skills

 

A fire inside a local Indian restaurant has caused significant damage. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Structure fire near Dewdney Trunk road in Maple Ridge

Reports of black smoke coming from the roof alerted officials

 

From left, Rachael Fiehn,13, Mitchell Laity, 16, and Joe Fiehn, 11, with the Pitt River Lamb, Swine, and Beef Club, showed off scarecrows they made as part of a special 4-H project at this year’s fair using only recycled materials. The scarecrows were to serve as audience for this weekend’s concert until the event was opened up to the public. Joe placed first for his <em>Wizard of Oz</em> Tin Man creation.(Colleen Flanagan/The News)
From left, Rachael Fiehn,13, Mitchell Laity, 16, and Joe Fiehn, 11, with the Pitt River Lamb, Swine, and Beef Club, showed off scarecrows they made as part of a special 4-H project at this year’s fair using only recycled materials. The scarecrows were to serve as audience for this weekend’s concert until the event was opened up to the public. Joe placed first for his <em>Wizard of Oz</em> Tin Man creation.(Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The crash happened at 256 Street and 98 Avenue early Wednesday morning. (The News files)

One airlifted to hospital after Maple Ridge crash early Wednesday morning

Police say victim had non-life threatening lower body injuries

The crash happened at 256 Street and 98 Avenue early Wednesday morning. (The News files)
An abandoned campfire site along Alouette Lake. (@_BCCOS/Twitter)

BCCOS cracking down on campfires still being lit in Maple Ridge parks

Campfire discovered abandoned along Alouette Lake

An abandoned campfire site along Alouette Lake. (@_BCCOS/Twitter)
A judge checks out a pig being handled by Makayla Barclay, 11, with the Pitt River Swine 4-H Club, at Country Fest on Wednesday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
A judge checks out a pig being handled by Makayla Barclay, 11, with the Pitt River Swine 4-H Club, at Country Fest on Wednesday morning. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)

WEB POLL: Watchdog for local councils?

Maple Ridge is calling for provincial oversight of council conduct

  • Jul 21, 2021
Maple Ridge city hall (Neil Corbett/The News)
A participant of the ARMS Bees, Birds, Bears, Bugs, and Butterflies event checks out aquatic invertebrate from the Alouette River. (Alouette River Management Society/Facebook)

Family event teaches children about bees, birds, bears, bugs, and butterflies

The next big event planned by the Alouette River Management Society is Rivers Day

A participant of the ARMS Bees, Birds, Bears, Bugs, and Butterflies event checks out aquatic invertebrate from the Alouette River. (Alouette River Management Society/Facebook)
Maple Ridge firefighters put out an intentionally set grass fire at 227 Street and the Haney Bypass. (Doris Buxton/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters put out an intentionally set grass fire at 227 Street and the Haney Bypass. (Doris Buxton/Special to The News)
Recent Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue training operations at Gold Creek Falls. (Eileen Robinson photo - Special to The News)
Recent Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue training operations at Gold Creek Falls. (Eileen Robinson photo - Special to The News)
Phil Klapwyk is the NDP candidate running in the Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge during the next federal election. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge film union rep earns federal NDP candidacy

Phil Klapwyk carries New Democrat banner in imminent national election

Phil Klapwyk is the NDP candidate running in the Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge during the next federal election. (Special to The News)
From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)

Jeremy’s Roubaix races through Pitt Meadows

Race a tribute to a Canadian cycling team manager, national level track and road racing coach, who lost his life to depression

  • Jul 20, 2021
From left: Sam Harris (Team Mighty on the Rivet) placed first, Kyle Buckosky (Team Red Truck Bear) took second, and Jackon Bocksnick (Tag Race Team) rounded out the top three. (Rob Wilton/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested four people in connection to two separate catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Four arrested after two incidents of catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge

One man arrested in daycare parking lot; three others allegedly used leaf blowers as distraction

Ridge Meadows RCMP arrested four people in connection to two separate catalytic converter thefts in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

UPDATE: Missing Maple Ridge man found deceased

Virpan Kumar was last seen at around 8 a.m. on Monday July 19

Virpan Kumar was discovered deceased. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)
Second World War veteran Ernie Poignant took a final salute at Remembrance Day ceremonies in downtown Maple Ridge in 2019. (The News files)

1919-2021: More than a century of making people smile

Long-time Maple Ridge cartoonist Ernie Poignant passes away at 102

  • Jul 19, 2021
Second World War veteran Ernie Poignant took a final salute at Remembrance Day ceremonies in downtown Maple Ridge in 2019. (The News files)
Chelsea Keenan will be leading the yoga session for the Lytton fundraiser, organized by Moms Gone Wild. (Mirae Campbell/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge women’s group organizing yoga fundraiser for Lytton

By-donation event to raise money for families affected by wildfire

Chelsea Keenan will be leading the yoga session for the Lytton fundraiser, organized by Moms Gone Wild. (Mirae Campbell/Special to The News)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Weep not for me…

Maple Ridge man speaks to his sadness about all residential school deaths

  • Jul 19, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Tours of the recycling depot are open again this summer, so people can learn more about what happens after they put their recycling to the curb. (Special to The News)

All ages invited again to tour recycling depot

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society plans two events open to the public this summer, July 27 and Aug. 14

Tours of the recycling depot are open again this summer, so people can learn more about what happens after they put their recycling to the curb. (Special to The News)