Snow

Heavy equipment was brought in to move snow in downtown Maple Ridge after a recent snowfall. (The News files)

LETTER: Maple Ridge senior catches a glimpse of her ‘snow angel’

Senior with mobility issues dreaded having to try and shovel out

  • Jan 18, 2022

 

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 77 per cent of B.C. adults have felt their mental health decline during the pandemic, compared to the national figure of 41 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. mental health expert offers tips for dealing with seasonal blues on Blue Monday

B.C. far above national average for those reporting deteriorating mental health through pandemic

 

While the weather is great for building snowmen, some are wishing the snowy weather would give way to milder temperatures. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Can you cope with lots of snow?

This winter, there has been no shortage of snow in Western Canada

 

Maple Ridge's Michael Potts was out walking in Jerry Sulina Park a few times during the holiday, capturing a few snowy images during his treks. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Snow brings tranquility to Jerry Sulina Park

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

  • Jan 14, 2022
Maple Ridge's Michael Potts was out walking in Jerry Sulina Park a few times during the holiday, capturing a few snowy images during his treks. (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: Everyone should have to clear their sidewalks of snow

East Maple Ridge resident takes issue with schools not shovelling pathways

  • Jan 11, 2022
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)
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden grabbed some shots of the ice build up along the Fraser River during the holidays. These pictures were taken from a vantage point just east of the Maple Ridge Golf Course. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Extreme cold brought ice to the Fraser

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  • Jan 11, 2022
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden grabbed some shots of the ice build up along the Fraser River during the holidays. These pictures were taken from a vantage point just east of the Maple Ridge Golf Course. (Special to The News)
Const. Marty Kortas clears snow off police vehicles at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment. (Photo submitted)

Police seeing too many ‘rolling snow forts’ after Vancouver Island’s recent snowfalls

RCMP remind drivers to clear snow from their vehicles before driving this winter

Const. Marty Kortas clears snow off police vehicles at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment. (Photo submitted)
Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Large 16 Avenue pothole causes big problems for South Surrey drivers

City crews aim to ‘get out there as quick as we can and repair them’ says engineering manager

Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)
A South Surrey resident is frustrated with the city after he and his neighbours spent two hours on Thursday morning clearing sidewalks of snow, in keeping with local bylaws, only to have a city plow come along minutes later and undo all their work. (file photo)

Senior shovelers frustrated as City of Surrey snowplows immediately undo efforts

Minutes after they’re cleared, in keeping with city bylaws, snow piled onto South Surrey sidewalks

A South Surrey resident is frustrated with the city after he and his neighbours spent two hours on Thursday morning clearing sidewalks of snow, in keeping with local bylaws, only to have a city plow come along minutes later and undo all their work. (file photo)
The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD

Remote Vancouver Island communities pull together in face of deep snow, no power

Zeballos, Tahsis, Gold River cut off from rest of Island; spend days without power

The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD
BC Ferries has cancelled a number of Thursday morning sailings between Vancouver Island and the mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)

Heavy snowfall cancels ferry service between Vancouver Island, mainland

BC Transit suspends bus service in Greater Victoria until further notice

BC Ferries has cancelled a number of Thursday morning sailings between Vancouver Island and the mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)
City of Maple Ridge says crews have enough resources for whatever winter weather comes its way this season. (The News files)
City of Maple Ridge says crews have enough resources for whatever winter weather comes its way this season. (The News files)
A total of five centimetres is expected to fall from now through this evening across Metro Vancouver, Jan. 4. (Black Press Media files)

Heavy snowfall this morning may cause travel delays, Environment Canada warns

Snowfall warning issued for Metro Vancouver, nothing for Fraser Valley

A total of five centimetres is expected to fall from now through this evening across Metro Vancouver, Jan. 4. (Black Press Media files)
A snow plow clears drifting snow along Prest Road in Chilliwack in this 2019 file shot. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)

Bitter cold in forecast Wednesday with snow by evening across Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver

5 to 10 cm for region with heavy snow beginning this evening, says Environment Canada

A snow plow clears drifting snow along Prest Road in Chilliwack in this 2019 file shot. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)
A vehicle ended up in a tree on Archibald Road in White Rock. (Mahsa Soraya contributed photo)

Car ends up in tree after sliding on icy road in White Rock: witnesses

Resident says there’s not enough salt on the roads

A vehicle ended up in a tree on Archibald Road in White Rock. (Mahsa Soraya contributed photo)
Four search and rescue groups joined Kelowna RCMP and Big White ski patrol in trying to locate and overdue snowboarder. The man was found Monday, Dec. 27, deceased. (COSAR photo)

Missing snowboarder found dead at Okanagan ski resort

RCMP and two search and rescue groups were looking for the man at Kelowna’s Big White

Four search and rescue groups joined Kelowna RCMP and Big White ski patrol in trying to locate and overdue snowboarder. The man was found Monday, Dec. 27, deceased. (COSAR photo)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, as well as Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt will see intense bands of snow of up to 15 centimetres. Black Press File Photo.

Potential overnight snowfall for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

2 to 10 cm of snow to accumulate by Tuesday morning

Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, as well as Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt will see intense bands of snow of up to 15 centimetres. Black Press File Photo.
A child walks back up a hill past a snowman while sledding at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Snowfall and winter storm warnings have been issued for parts of central and northern B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Up to 25 cm of snow predicted for central and northern B.C. through to Wednesday

Prince George, Peace River, Stewart, Terrace and Kitimat among areas affected

A child walks back up a hill past a snowman while sledding at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Snowfall and winter storm warnings have been issued for parts of central and northern B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Early morning snowfall in Reg Franklin Park. (Neil Corbett/The Maple Ridge News)
Early morning snowfall in Reg Franklin Park. (Neil Corbett/The Maple Ridge News)