Surrey

Amanda Asay prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died Jan. 7 of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada)

COLUMN: Amanda Asay inspired male and female baseball players alike

Big opportunities opening up for women in baseball, thanks to trailblazing players like her

Amanda Asay prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died Jan. 7 of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada)
Conservative MP-elect for South Surrey-White Rock Kerry-Lynne Findlay exchanges a fist-bump with Leader Erin O’Toole during O’Toole’s campaign visit to Surrey last September. On Wednesday, after the CPC voted to replace O’Toole as party leader, Findlay put her name forward for role of interim leader. (Kerry-Lynne Findlay Facebook photo)

B.C. MP makes bid for interim Conservative Party leadership

Kerry-Lynne Findlay tweets intentions after party votes to remove O’Toole

Conservative MP-elect for South Surrey-White Rock Kerry-Lynne Findlay exchanges a fist-bump with Leader Erin O’Toole during O’Toole’s campaign visit to Surrey last September. On Wednesday, after the CPC voted to replace O’Toole as party leader, Findlay put her name forward for role of interim leader. (Kerry-Lynne Findlay Facebook photo)
Canada women’s national softball team pitcher Danielle Lawrie, centre, sits with infielders Emma Entzminger, left, and Holly Speers, right, during practice at the 2018 Canada Cup International Softball Championship. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)

Canada Cup tournament to return to Surrey in June

Organizers announce official dates for popular international softball event

Canada women’s national softball team pitcher Danielle Lawrie, centre, sits with infielders Emma Entzminger, left, and Holly Speers, right, during practice at the 2018 Canada Cup International Softball Championship. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)
Former Delta teacher Elazar Reshef, identified as Mr. Reshef in this photo posted to Gray Elementary’s Twitter account in 2017, has been banned for life from teaching in B.C. after being sentenced on a charge of possessing child pornography on Feb. 5, 2021. (@GrayLearners/Twitter photo)

Lifetime teaching ban for former B.C. teacher sentenced on child porn charge

Elazar Reshef of Surrey received an 18-month conditional sentence on Feb. 5, 2021

Former Delta teacher Elazar Reshef, identified as Mr. Reshef in this photo posted to Gray Elementary’s Twitter account in 2017, has been banned for life from teaching in B.C. after being sentenced on a charge of possessing child pornography on Feb. 5, 2021. (@GrayLearners/Twitter photo)
The Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign organized a rally outside of Surrey Provincial Court Tuesday (Jan. 25) for Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum’s first court appearance for his public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

No plea entered on Surrey mayor’s first court date

Tuesday’s court date lasted a full three minutes. The matter will next be in Surrey provincial court on Feb. 22. McCallum is charged with public mischief

The Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign organized a rally outside of Surrey Provincial Court Tuesday (Jan. 25) for Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum’s first court appearance for his public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey firefighters tackle a house fire on Dec. 28 at Whalley Boulevard and 105A Avenue. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

25% of Surrey firefighters, dispatchers hit with COVID-19 since Dec. 20

Ninety-eight out of 374 firefighters and 18 full-time dispatchers have been infected

Surrey firefighters tackle a house fire on Dec. 28 at Whalley Boulevard and 105A Avenue. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Supt. Duncan Pound explains what police are doing to curb gun violence in the Lower Mainland at a press conference in Surrey on Thursday (Jan. 20). (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Supt. Duncan Pound explains what police are doing to curb gun violence in the Lower Mainland at a press conference in Surrey on Thursday (Jan. 20). (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
TransLink photo of Pattullo Bridge

Pattullo Bridge closed overnight in one direction this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Lane closures will be from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for annual inspection and maintenance

TransLink photo of Pattullo Bridge
Entrance of Surrey Pretrial Service Centre. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Escaped Surrey inmate back in custody

Mustafa Sa’Ada, 32, bolted from Surrey Pretrial on Thursday. He was arrested Friday in Vancouver

Entrance of Surrey Pretrial Service Centre. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Crescent Park Market owners Keith and Joanna Ro are set to retire after 25 years. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Known for kindness, generosity, Crescent Park Market owners set to retire

Keith and Joanna Ro will be ‘dearly missed’ by neighbourhood families

Crescent Park Market owners Keith and Joanna Ro are set to retire after 25 years. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency department entrance. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Fraser Health offers apology to woman who gave birth in Surrey Memorial Hospital lobby

Pawandeep Samra gave birth on her fourth visit to SMH, after being sent home three times earlier that day

Surrey Memorial Hospital emergency department entrance. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo Black Press Media)

New trial ordered for children’s hockey coach in voyeurism case

The Court of Appeal for British Columbia has set aside the convictions, with one of three judges dissenting

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo Black Press Media)

Surrey woman given control of partner’s remains in dispute over religious funeral rites

Partner said deceased was Muslim, father said he was Sikh

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (Black Press Media)

U.S. man who re-entered Canada 20 minutes after being deported loses appeal of 9 month jail term

Gabriale Rene St. Constantine, 59, told Surrey judge he feared political unrest, violence in Oregon

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Woman jailed for lying to Surrey passport officer, attempting passport fraud

Sapna Kapoor, 44, sentenced to six months in jail less one day and three years probation

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Homicide investigators are on the case after a dead man was found in a small house in 13500-block of 84 Avenue near King George Boulevard at about 6 p.m. Jan. 9, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Homicide detectives investigating after body found in Surrey house

Police were called to a small house Sunday evening in the 13500-block of 84 Avenue near King George Boulevard in Newton

Homicide investigators are on the case after a dead man was found in a small house in 13500-block of 84 Avenue near King George Boulevard at about 6 p.m. Jan. 9, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Canada Border Services Agency says 100 kg of methamphetamine was seized at the Pacific Highway border on Oct. 18, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Dog sniffs out 100 kg of meth at B.C. border after suspect tries to flee

Northbound traveller attempted to flee: CBSA

Canada Border Services Agency says 100 kg of methamphetamine was seized at the Pacific Highway border on Oct. 18, 2021. (Contributed photo)
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum charged with public mischief in run-over foot case

Doug McCallum’s first court date is set for Jan. 25

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
The Little Campbell River is among two ‘urban streams’ highlighted by the Outdoor Recreation Council of B.C. in its latest report on ‘the province’s most threatened rivers.’ (Christy Juteau photo)

South Campbell Heights plan needs more studies, consultation: outdoor recreation council

‘Urban streams edition’ of 2022 report highlights negative impact on Little Campbell River

The Little Campbell River is among two ‘urban streams’ highlighted by the Outdoor Recreation Council of B.C. in its latest report on ‘the province’s most threatened rivers.’ (Christy Juteau photo)
U.S. officials say officers at the Pacific Highway port intercepted a woman trying to cross on Nov. 26, 2021 using her sister’s U.S. passport and COVID-19 vaccination card. (File photo)

Facial-biometrics mismatch alerts U.S. officials to ‘impostor’ at South Surrey border

Bus passenger was trying to cross using her sister’s documents: CBP

U.S. officials say officers at the Pacific Highway port intercepted a woman trying to cross on Nov. 26, 2021 using her sister’s U.S. passport and COVID-19 vaccination card. (File photo)