Colleen Flanagan

(Contributed)                                (From left) Kristi Blakeway, Maple Ridge resident Miranda Tymoschuk with Cindy at Save On Meats in Vancouver in August 2016.

Maple Ridge principal offers hope over lunch for Downtown East Side residents

Harry Hooge elementary principal Kristi Blakeway started program in 2013

(Contributed)                                (From left) Kristi Blakeway, Maple Ridge resident Miranda Tymoschuk with Cindy at Save On Meats in Vancouver in August 2016.
Brenda and Gord Gartley were evicted from their family home on Thanksgiving. (Contributed)

Realtor who evicted elderly Maple Ridge couple has licence suspended

Kevin Bratch of Bratch Realty Ltd. is accused of engaging in aggressive marketing and sales practices targeting vulnerable persons

Brenda and Gord Gartley were evicted from their family home on Thanksgiving. (Contributed)
(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Dwayne Martin sits by his tent in Anita Place Tent City.

Maple Ridge tent city digs in for the winter

Injunction process in court, no updates mayor says

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Dwayne Martin sits by his tent in Anita Place Tent City.
Tolling cameras on the Golden Ears Bridge. (THE NEWS/files)

$9,000 in bridge tolls shocks Maple Ridge man

Jeffrey Hann was shocked to learn he owed more than $9,000 in Golden Ears Bridge tolls

Tolling cameras on the Golden Ears Bridge. (THE NEWS/files)
Drew Scott and Emma Slater are donning their glitzy wardrobe and dancing shoes to compete for the Mirrorball Trophy on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

Property Brothers meets Dancing With The Stars

Drew Scott of Property Brothers fame takes to dance floor on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.

Drew Scott and Emma Slater are donning their glitzy wardrobe and dancing shoes to compete for the Mirrorball Trophy on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Actor Steve Carell on set of The Women of Marwen in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Steve Carell spotted on film set in Maple Ridge

The popular actor was filming a movie at Webster’s Corners on Thursday.

Actor Steve Carell on set of The Women of Marwen in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
A little boy enjoys a hot day at Maple Ridge Park recently. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Records set for power consumption in B.C.

A new record was set Monday evening for power consumption in B.C.

A little boy enjoys a hot day at Maple Ridge Park recently. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Police stand by police tape up around a forested area behind the Value Village along Dewdney Trunk Road at 208 Street in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS

UPDATE: Body found in Maple Ridge

A body was discovered behind the Value Village in Maple Ridge.

Police stand by police tape up around a forested area behind the Value Village along Dewdney Trunk Road at 208 Street in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS
Charly Ann Torikka died from an overdose Nov. 6, 2016. She had cocaine and a lethal dose of fentanyl in her system. (Submitted photo)

‘Missing you’: A North Delta father pays musical tribute to daughter who died of fentanyl overdose

Charly Ann Torikka’s body was found in her Maple Ridge apartment last November

Charly Ann Torikka died from an overdose Nov. 6, 2016. She had cocaine and a lethal dose of fentanyl in her system. (Submitted photo)
Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS                                 Rae-Lynn Higham, 7, (left), Elizabeth Fiorante, 12, Amanda Spurr, 20, Cheyenne Higham, 10, Madalyn Howe, 10, and Rebecca Howe, 5, are raising money to donate to the Red Cross to help victims of the B.C. wildfires, including Spurr’s family that was evacuated from 100 Mile House.

VIDEO: Interior fires hit home for student in Maple Ridge

Girls set up lemonade stand to raise funds for victims

Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS                                 Rae-Lynn Higham, 7, (left), Elizabeth Fiorante, 12, Amanda Spurr, 20, Cheyenne Higham, 10, Madalyn Howe, 10, and Rebecca Howe, 5, are raising money to donate to the Red Cross to help victims of the B.C. wildfires, including Spurr’s family that was evacuated from 100 Mile House.
Hannah Carson, left, and North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association instructor Stacey Reeder. Contributed

Therapeutic riding association in Maple Ridge desperate for volunteers

The North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association needs 8 to 12 volunteers right away.

Hannah Carson, left, and North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association instructor Stacey Reeder. Contributed
IHIT investigating suspicious death of a four-month-old in Maple Ridge

IHIT investigating suspicious death of a four-month-old in Maple Ridge

The team was called to the house yesterday to investigate the death of a four-month-old

IHIT investigating suspicious death of a four-month-old in Maple Ridge
UPDATED: Two overdoses at Golden Ears Park in Maple Ridge

UPDATED: Two overdoses at Golden Ears Park in Maple Ridge

Emergency services rushed to Golden Ears park Sunday to help two overdose victims.

UPDATED: Two overdoses at Golden Ears Park in Maple Ridge