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Monty Little continues to be taken aback by how quickly the weather can change in Canada. “One moment it would be raining cats and dogs, then the sun would pop out, and later in the day, a hail storm.” One day recently it was cold and windy with blue skies and afternoon clouds. Then, it started to snow lightly, blanketing the Golden Ears. “Ya gotta love this place called Canada,” he said, sharing his picture. (Special to The News)

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  • Apr 13, 2021
Monty Little continues to be taken aback by how quickly the weather can change in Canada. “One moment it would be raining cats and dogs, then the sun would pop out, and later in the day, a hail storm.” One day recently it was cold and windy with blue skies and afternoon clouds. Then, it started to snow lightly, blanketing the Golden Ears. “Ya gotta love this place called Canada,” he said, sharing his picture. (Special to The News)
Spray paint was discovered at Hot Rocks. (Special to The News)

Popular Maple Ridge summer destination vandalized

Rocks discovered with spray paint along South Alouette

Spray paint was discovered at Hot Rocks. (Special to The News)
Police shut down 240 Street after a single vehicle accident. (The News files)

Maple Ridge man dies following crash

Police believe he went into medical distress before accident

Police shut down 240 Street after a single vehicle accident. (The News files)
Golden Ears park is expected to be busy again this summer. (The News files)
Golden Ears park is expected to be busy again this summer. (The News files)
An early morning fire forced the evacuation of a Maple Ridge apartment building on Saturday, April 3 (Deborah Hampton/Special to The News)

City of Maple Ridge thanks volunteers for response to Easter weekend blaze

Emergency Support Services volunteers stepped up to help displaced residents

An early morning fire forced the evacuation of a Maple Ridge apartment building on Saturday, April 3 (Deborah Hampton/Special to The News)
Shannon Belsito took this photo on Thursday morning, indicating the true arrival of spring. “Feeling the inspiring beauty and freshness of spring with these gorgeous magnolia blossoms near Kanaka Creek that just popped after the rain.” (Special to The News)

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  • Apr 12, 2021
Shannon Belsito took this photo on Thursday morning, indicating the true arrival of spring. “Feeling the inspiring beauty and freshness of spring with these gorgeous magnolia blossoms near Kanaka Creek that just popped after the rain.” (Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Community Foundation is hosting a trivia night fundraiser on Hit TV. (Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Community Foundation is hosting a trivia night fundraiser on Hit TV. (Special to The News)
Connie Werzun has taken up photography classes, and tok this picture along the dikes at Jerry Sulina Park one night recently. Using a seven-minute exposure, “a photo taken at night looks like it was taken during the day.” (Special to The News)

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  • Apr 10, 2021
Connie Werzun has taken up photography classes, and tok this picture along the dikes at Jerry Sulina Park one night recently. Using a seven-minute exposure, “a photo taken at night looks like it was taken during the day.” (Special to The News)
Raphael Baruh of Slavic Rolls creates one of his Eastern European desserts at the Maple Ridge food truck festival on Saturday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Food Truck Festival in Maple Ridge this weekend

Pick the drive-through lane for the food you like at Albion Fairgrounds

Raphael Baruh of Slavic Rolls creates one of his Eastern European desserts at the Maple Ridge food truck festival on Saturday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Coyotes walk down a Maple Ridge residential street. (Special to The News)

Security camera shows coyotes walking down Maple Ridge street

A warning to Silver Valley residents to keep their pets indoors, says home owner

Coyotes walk down a Maple Ridge residential street. (Special to The News)
Coach Ray Wakeman and the Maple Ridge Lawn Bowling Club are looking for new members. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge club looking for lawn bowlers

Games have been modified for safety during COVID-19

Coach Ray Wakeman and the Maple Ridge Lawn Bowling Club are looking for new members. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Sign on the door explains Service BC office in Maple Ridge is by appointment. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Sign on the door explains Service BC office in Maple Ridge is by appointment. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Chef Trevor Randle will be presenting a variety of educational cooking demonstrations, where he will guide participants through a series of B.C. grown, quick and budget-friendly recipes. (Special to The News)
Chef Trevor Randle will be presenting a variety of educational cooking demonstrations, where he will guide participants through a series of B.C. grown, quick and budget-friendly recipes. (Special to The News)
Linda Peters want to start a Butterflyway in the community. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge gardener rallying community to create a ‘butterflyway’

Linda Peters has volunteered with the David Suzuki Foundation to become a butterflyway ranger

Linda Peters want to start a Butterflyway in the community. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Cases for the week of March 28 to April 3, created April 7 by the BC Centre for Disease Control.

COVID-19 weekly case counts hit 231 in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

CDC reports 1,941 cases in both cities since January 2020

Cases for the week of March 28 to April 3, created April 7 by the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Witnesses say a vehicle rolled more than once along River Road Friday morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Driver and dog leave scene of Maple Ridge rollover

The single vehicle accident happened along River Road by Kanaka Creek Regional Park

Witnesses say a vehicle rolled more than once along River Road Friday morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Teachers from SD42 and other districts in the Lower Mainland flocked to Surrey on Tuesday in the hopes of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. (Sheelagh Brothers/Twitter)

SD42 teachers race to Surrey for leftover COVID vaccines

Maple Ridge Teachers Association head: “There’s no clear directive right now”

Teachers from SD42 and other districts in the Lower Mainland flocked to Surrey on Tuesday in the hopes of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. (Sheelagh Brothers/Twitter)
Harrison won a gold medal in a 3,000m race at the 2005 world transplant games. (Special to The News)

‘I am living proof that organ donations work’

Maple Ridge woman shares touching liver transplant story for Green Shirt Day

Harrison won a gold medal in a 3,000m race at the 2005 world transplant games. (Special to The News)
A Multicultural Women’s group at the Family Education and Support Centre where women from very different parts of the world get together to learn about each other’s culture by cooking on Zoom. “We can build intercultural trust when we learn from each other,” said Carolina Echeverri, Local Immigration Partnership Secretariat at the centre. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows groups receive funds to combat racism

192 organizations across B.C. received part of $1.2 million for their anti-racism initiatives

A Multicultural Women’s group at the Family Education and Support Centre where women from very different parts of the world get together to learn about each other’s culture by cooking on Zoom. “We can build intercultural trust when we learn from each other,” said Carolina Echeverri, Local Immigration Partnership Secretariat at the centre. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge author Leanne Van Dongen, 19, has just published her fourth book. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge teen author takes a stab at horror

Leanne Van Dongen’s fourth book is the first in her new series called Death Life

Maple Ridge author Leanne Van Dongen, 19, has just published her fourth book. (Special to The News)