volunteers

A barn owl is trapped between towers of pallets at Art Knapp in South Surrey, following a crow attack. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Barn-owl rescue in South Surrey ends with hospital visit for OWL volunteer

June Young says trapped raptor ‘exploded in my face’ during response to a call for help

 

Brooke Olson-Fougerd, 17, of the Pitt River 4H Swine Club, competes with her pig named Bean, in the market class at a previous Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Country Fest. (The News/files)

Volunteers needed for the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Country Fest

Volunteers needed for pre-show set up and post-show tear down

 

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

 

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Barbara Morgan, owner of Civic Safety, an emergency preparedness company that sells supplies, provides training and develops emergency preparedness plans, with emergency supplies.

Pitt Meadows campaigns for more emergency support service volunteers

Invaluable program is in place to help residents after fires, floods, earthquakes and more

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Barbara Morgan, owner of Civic Safety, an emergency preparedness company that sells supplies, provides training and develops emergency preparedness plans, with emergency supplies.
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP
Leanna Wurz, 3, shows a plastic straw that she found on East Beach Thursday (Aug. 20) during a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup effort organized by her mom, Rachel. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: Waterfront cleanup aims to remove ‘yuckies’ from South Surrey beach

Volunteers find discarded cigarette butts, beach toys, bottle caps and more

Leanna Wurz, 3, shows a plastic straw that she found on East Beach Thursday (Aug. 20) during a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup effort organized by her mom, Rachel. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Ridge Meadows Hospital employee (L) Jade Tomlinson helps (R) Leline Davis get the hang of an iPad. (Contributed photo)

Ridge Meadows Hospital gets funding for virtual volunteers

Maple Ridge Community Foundation and federal funds help hospital volunteers access iPads

  • Jul 22, 2020
Ridge Meadows Hospital employee (L) Jade Tomlinson helps (R) Leline Davis get the hang of an iPad. (Contributed photo)
Hospital thrift store closing its doors in Maple Ridge

Hospital thrift store closing its doors in Maple Ridge

Hundreds of thousands raised over decades for Ridge Meadows Hospital

Hospital thrift store closing its doors in Maple Ridge
Reaching out to support isolated local seniors: How you can help us help them.

Reaching out to support isolated local seniors: How you can help us help them.

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Services supports a growing number of seniors in need

  • Apr 27, 2020
Reaching out to support isolated local seniors: How you can help us help them.
Lynn Rajala is a volunteer at Golden Ears United Church. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge church needs volunteers

Golden Ears United Church needs help with the Community Supper

Lynn Rajala is a volunteer at Golden Ears United Church. (Contributed)
Ernie Daykin, Brenda Norrie and Kim Dumore were drumming up support for the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games outside the Save-On-Foods at Westgate Shopping Centre on Saturday (Jan 25). (Ronan O’Doherty photo - THE NEWS)

Video: Hunt for Games helpers underway

2,800 volunteers are needed for the BC Summer Games coming to Maple Ridge in July

Ernie Daykin, Brenda Norrie and Kim Dumore were drumming up support for the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games outside the Save-On-Foods at Westgate Shopping Centre on Saturday (Jan 25). (Ronan O’Doherty photo - THE NEWS)