Alex Browne

At least one person received life-threatening injuries when a car collided with a semi truck in South Surrey on Friday morning. (Brenda Anderson photo)

VIDEO: South Surrey crash sends one to hospital in critical condition

Road closures in effect after collison between car and semi-truck

At least one person received life-threatening injuries when a car collided with a semi truck in South Surrey on Friday morning. (Brenda Anderson photo)
Unlike Vancouver, White Rock doesn't have the power to remove landlord restrictions on renting to pet owners, the city's Housing Advisory Committee heard Nov. 25. (CNW Group/Canadian Animal Health Institute)

No relief expected for renters with pets in White Rock

Little chance of removing landlord restrictions, housing committee told

Unlike Vancouver, White Rock doesn't have the power to remove landlord restrictions on renting to pet owners, the city's Housing Advisory Committee heard Nov. 25. (CNW Group/Canadian Animal Health Institute)
Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)

Endangered pigeon habitat threatened by South Surrey development, residents fear

Elgin Wynd strata owners fear it’s too late to save trees where band-tailed pigeons roost

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)
Mayor Darryl Walker gives a welcoming hug to Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell at the inaugural meeting of the current White Rock council in 2018. (Alex Browne photo)

White Rock council under fire for inaugural prayer

BC Humanist Association charges city violated Supreme Court ruling two years ago

Mayor Darryl Walker gives a welcoming hug to Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell at the inaugural meeting of the current White Rock council in 2018. (Alex Browne photo)
White Rock’s Five Corners Cafe has been a freequent location for movies and television, such as filming for the ABC series Take Two in 2018. File photo

City of White Rock sets rules for filming

New municipal policy provides framework for productions

White Rock’s Five Corners Cafe has been a freequent location for movies and television, such as filming for the ABC series Take Two in 2018. File photo
White Rock council is narrowing the scope of the current White Rock Official Community Plan review to focus on building heights in the city, in keeping with the mandate it received in the 2018 municipal election. (File photo)

White Rock council to renew focus on limiting building heights

OCP review modified to reflect 2018 election mandate

White Rock council is narrowing the scope of the current White Rock Official Community Plan review to focus on building heights in the city, in keeping with the mandate it received in the 2018 municipal election. (File photo)
Stephanie Cadieux, recently re-elected as MLA for Surrey South, has been named BC Liberal Caucus Chair. (contributed photo)

Surrey South MLA Stephanie Cadieux named Liberal caucus chair

Longtime MLA confident BC Liberals will present an effective opposition

Stephanie Cadieux, recently re-elected as MLA for Surrey South, has been named BC Liberal Caucus Chair. (contributed photo)
Extras in Promises include many who currently serve in uniform in law enforcement, the military and the Canadian Border Services Agency. Contributed photo

Movie traces Punjabi soldiers’ role in battle during Second World War

Surrey director and White Rock councillor participate in film project

Extras in Promises include many who currently serve in uniform in law enforcement, the military and the Canadian Border Services Agency. Contributed photo
The City of White Rock is warning residents to be careful about unscheduled doorstep calls, after reports of salespeople misrepresenting themselves as city workers conducting water tests. STOCK IMAGE

City of White Rock warns of bogus water test visits

Residents report salespeople ‘give impression’ they are municipal employees

The City of White Rock is warning residents to be careful about unscheduled doorstep calls, after reports of salespeople misrepresenting themselves as city workers conducting water tests. STOCK IMAGE
The Right Reverend Peter Klenner, pastor of All Saints Community Church (and Bishop of the Anglican Mission in Canada). Contributed photo

Purchase aims to restore historic Crescent Beach landmark

All Saints Church fundraising to buy Holy Cross, retain it as ‘sacred space’

The Right Reverend Peter Klenner, pastor of All Saints Community Church (and Bishop of the Anglican Mission in Canada). Contributed photo
The equine study Faithful and True, by Sandy Gagnon, is typical of her work, showcased in the upcoming South Surrey White Rock Art Society show at the White Rock Uptown Pop-Uptown Gallery, Central Plaza, through December. Contributed photo

White Rock Pop-Uptown Gallery exhibit offers ‘shop local’ option

Art society shows work for sale from Dec. 3 to Dec. 23

The equine study Faithful and True, by Sandy Gagnon, is typical of her work, showcased in the upcoming South Surrey White Rock Art Society show at the White Rock Uptown Pop-Uptown Gallery, Central Plaza, through December. Contributed photo
Instagram-famous Sir Benedict Cumbercat, also know as Benny The Tuxedo Cat, casts a critical eye over Juliet Sullivan's new book portraying his musical adventures. Contributed photo

Furry fable from White Rock author features feline family friend

Children’s book, Benny and the Pets, a new venture for Juliet Sullivan

Instagram-famous Sir Benedict Cumbercat, also know as Benny The Tuxedo Cat, casts a critical eye over Juliet Sullivan's new book portraying his musical adventures. Contributed photo
Semiahmoo Secondary student volunteers Alexa Coote (left) and Takara Allen get an early start on baking goodies for the TogetherSSWR online bake sale, which will help fund services and resources for those dealing with mental health impacts of COVID-19. Contributed photo

Online bake sale boosts funding for mental health supports in South Surrey and White Rock

TogetherSSWR provides services and information for those dealing with COVID-19 stress

Semiahmoo Secondary student volunteers Alexa Coote (left) and Takara Allen get an early start on baking goodies for the TogetherSSWR online bake sale, which will help fund services and resources for those dealing with mental health impacts of COVID-19. Contributed photo
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. was to have proceeded to a public hearing on Nov. 23, but this has been postponed by White Rock council until current provincial health orders are lifted. (Contributed rendering)

White Rock Rental building public hearing put on hold

Project’s is one of two hearings postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. was to have proceeded to a public hearing on Nov. 23, but this has been postponed by White Rock council until current provincial health orders are lifted. (Contributed rendering)
Sonny Assu's Welcoming Those They Did Not Want, a digital print on aluminum, is one of the featured pieces in SAG's current exhibition Where We Have Been, subject of an online panel discussion this Saturday on the gallery's Facebook page and YouTube channel. SITE Photography photo

Surrey Art Gallery set to host online panel

Streamed conversation concerns themes of show, challenges of pandemic

Sonny Assu's Welcoming Those They Did Not Want, a digital print on aluminum, is one of the featured pieces in SAG's current exhibition Where We Have Been, subject of an online panel discussion this Saturday on the gallery's Facebook page and YouTube channel. SITE Photography photo
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. is to proceed to a public hearing once current provincial health orders expire, but White Rock council is also seeking input on housing needs through an online survey. Contributed rendering

City of White Rock encourages input on housing priorities

Online survey could help municipality determine planning policy

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. is to proceed to a public hearing once current provincial health orders expire, but White Rock council is also seeking input on housing needs through an online survey. Contributed rendering
Sam Silver, as evil Queen Regina, squares off with director and playwright Dann Wilhelm, as Mother Goose, in White Rock Players Club’s staged-reading pantomime Once Upon A Panto: The Legend of Shenanigans, preparing for a shorter than usual run Dec. 1-20 at the White Rock Playhouse. Fred Partridge photo

White Rock Players persist with pandemic-era panto

Theatrical favourite set to return in distanced, staged-reading

Sam Silver, as evil Queen Regina, squares off with director and playwright Dann Wilhelm, as Mother Goose, in White Rock Players Club’s staged-reading pantomime Once Upon A Panto: The Legend of Shenanigans, preparing for a shorter than usual run Dec. 1-20 at the White Rock Playhouse. Fred Partridge photo
South Surrey’s Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann will present a rare live classical concert Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. at Langley Community Music School, 4899 207 St. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey pianists make return in Langley concert

Bergmann Piano Duo presents distanced, small audience performance at LCMS

South Surrey’s Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann will present a rare live classical concert Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. at Langley Community Music School, 4899 207 St. (Contributed photo)
Signage reminds of physical distancing at White Rock Pier. (File photo)

White Rock, Surrey receive millions in pandemic funding

Grant will help cover cities’ revenue shortfalls, operating costs

Signage reminds of physical distancing at White Rock Pier. (File photo)
Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Public’s adherence to COVID-19 orders key to small businesses’ survival: Chamber

South Surrey-White Rock Chamber, BIA call on residents, visitors to ‘do their part’

Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)