Pitt Meadows

The coronavirus has closed a Pitt Meadows pub. (Black Press files)

Pitt Meadows pub closed due to COVID-19

Staff member at Jolly Coachman tested positive for virus

 

Thousands of people have either voted early or requested mail-in ballots in Maple Ridge provincial ridings. (Black Press Media File)

Thousands vote early or by mail in Maple Ridge area

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Mission voters are already voting

 

Adrian Dix with NDP candidates Bob D-Eith (Maple Ridge-Mission) and Lisa Beare (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows) at the Urgent and Primary Care Centre at Haney Place Mall. (Special to The News)

Dix visits Maple Ridge’s new Urgent and Primary Care Centre

There still aren’t enough doctors to staff facility – Meadus

 

Michelle Shipley shared these pictures taken of Pitt Lake this fall. “Such a beautiful area,” she said. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Late fall reflected in the waters of Pitt Lake

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  • Oct 19, 2020
Michelle Shipley shared these pictures taken of Pitt Lake this fall. “Such a beautiful area,” she said. (Special to The News)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Liberals promise transportation infrastructure in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Wilkinson said his party would also add mental health beds at Ridge Meadows Hospital

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces an end to the ICBC monopoly if the Liberal Party is elected, during a stop in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

BC Liberal Leader in Pitt Meadows for announcement

Wilkinson visits Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding seen as a key election battleground

BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson announces an end to the ICBC monopoly if the Liberal Party is elected, during a stop in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Ron Paley shared a picture from a Sunday morning bike ride, before the rains, when he stopped across the street from Krystal Creek Riding stable, on Ford Detour Road in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Check out the horsepower found in this Pitt Meadows field

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  • Oct 19, 2020
Ron Paley shared a picture from a Sunday morning bike ride, before the rains, when he stopped across the street from Krystal Creek Riding stable, on Ford Detour Road in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Trenton Pierre poses next to one of his murals with his mother. (Karla Parker photo)

Local Katzie artist taking part in young cultural innovator conference

Trenton Pierre has gained a name for himself as a painter of murals and as a motivational speaker

Trenton Pierre poses next to one of his murals with his mother. (Karla Parker photo)
Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Maple Ridge News file)

New environmental debate announced for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding

Debate being put on by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia (CPAWS-BC)

Golden Ears Provincial Park. (Maple Ridge News file)
Advance polling stations are already open. There’s still time to request a mail-in package. And, of course, people can cast their ballot on election day, on Saturday, Oct. 24. (Black Press Media files)

OUR VIEWS: Vote early for grandma – and others

Advance polls opened Thursday, and there’s also time to get a mail-in ballot, to avoid Oct. 24 lines

  • Oct 16, 2020
Advance polling stations are already open. There’s still time to request a mail-in package. And, of course, people can cast their ballot on election day, on Saturday, Oct. 24. (Black Press Media files)
Lisa Beare is the incumbent NDP candidate running to be MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows again in the Oct. 24 election. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Lisa Beare

She is a BC NDP hopeful running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

  • Oct 16, 2020
Lisa Beare is the incumbent NDP candidate running to be MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows again in the Oct. 24 election. (Special to The News)
Cheryl Ashlie is running as the BC Liberal candidate in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Special to The News)

Candidate Q&A: Cheryl Ashlie

She is a BC Liberal hopeful running in the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

  • Oct 16, 2020
Cheryl Ashlie is running as the BC Liberal candidate in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows riding in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Special to The News)
BC NDP candidates, Bob D’Eith, for Maple Ridge-Mission, far left, and Lisa Beare, for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, far right, listen as leader John Horgan addresses questions at the South Bonson Community Centre in Pitt Meadows on Friday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

BC NDP leader in Pitt Meadows highlighting affordability plan

John Horgan says plan will save families an average $3,400 a year

BC NDP candidates, Bob D’Eith, for Maple Ridge-Mission, far left, and Lisa Beare, for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, far right, listen as leader John Horgan addresses questions at the South Bonson Community Centre in Pitt Meadows on Friday. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Maple Ridge Climate Hub’s Kirk Grayson moderated both all-candidates meetings. (Zoom screenshot)

Aspiring MLAs for Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge -Mission discuss the environment

Maple Ridge Climate Hub hosted a pair of all-candidates meetings Thursday evening

Maple Ridge Climate Hub’s Kirk Grayson moderated both all-candidates meetings. (Zoom screenshot)
Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting a pair of all-candidates forums live on Zoom tonight. (Maple Ridge Climate Hub logo)

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge -Mission candidates to discuss climate tonight

Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting all-candidates meeting focused on local environmental issues

Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting a pair of all-candidates forums live on Zoom tonight. (Maple Ridge Climate Hub logo)
The Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum Wednesday for the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

Homelessness, health care chief topics for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows all-candidates forum

Forum hosted by the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates forum Wednesday for the riding of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
There were more than 1,000 overdose deaths in B.C. through the first eight months of the year. (Black Press files)

Candidates debate addictions and the overdose epidemic

What has been done, what is needed in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows?

There were more than 1,000 overdose deaths in B.C. through the first eight months of the year. (Black Press files)
A tree blocks a road and brings down Hydro lines in east Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

BC Hydro reacts quickly to windstorm outages in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge

Crews have restored power to 96 per cent of customers impacted by Tuesday’s windstorm

A tree blocks a road and brings down Hydro lines in east Maple Ridge. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows gift card give-away contest aims to support local businesses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows contest)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows gift card give-away contest aims to support local businesses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows contest)
SD42 superintendent Sylvia Russell.

School board superintendent set to retire

Russell leaving the Maple Ridge-based board office early in new year

  • Oct 13, 2020
SD42 superintendent Sylvia Russell.