Malin Jordan

Members of the Heritage Rail Players sit in the “Connaught” rail car at Cloverdale Station. The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society is hosting an inaugural “Roaring Twenties” celebration Aug. 20 and the Heritage Rail Players will be out in full force that day to help take visitors back in time. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

Heritage Rail ‘roaring’ back to the ’20s

Railway to host special-themed day Aug. 20

Members of the Heritage Rail Players sit in the “Connaught” rail car at Cloverdale Station. The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society is hosting an inaugural “Roaring Twenties” celebration Aug. 20 and the Heritage Rail Players will be out in full force that day to help take visitors back in time. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
Maddox MacDonald smiles as he rounds first after cranking a home run against North Langley July 30 in a U11 AAA Tier 2 provincial championship tournament game. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

U11 AAA Tier 2 team finds success in provincial finals

Spurs happy with performance despite going 1-3 in round-robin play

Maddox MacDonald smiles as he rounds first after cranking a home run against North Langley July 30 in a U11 AAA Tier 2 provincial championship tournament game. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Elevated Music owners Jen and Bill Haggerty hold up a few of the records they’re saving for their two-year anniversary celebration and sale Aug. 14. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Elevated Music to celebrate two-year anniversary with special sale

Music shop opened during height of COVID

Elevated Music owners Jen and Bill Haggerty hold up a few of the records they’re saving for their two-year anniversary celebration and sale Aug. 14. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Cloverdale’s U11 AAA Tier 1 Spurs hold up their gold medals and provincial champion banner after their walk-off championship win July 31. The Spurs defeated White Rock in the final 10-9. Over the course of their six-week summer season, the kids went 27-3. (Photo submitted: Scott Paterson)

U11 Spurs win provincial gold

Cloverdale’s U11 AAA Tier 1 team went 6-0 in provincials

Cloverdale’s U11 AAA Tier 1 Spurs hold up their gold medals and provincial champion banner after their walk-off championship win July 31. The Spurs defeated White Rock in the final 10-9. Over the course of their six-week summer season, the kids went 27-3. (Photo submitted: Scott Paterson)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Trio of all-candidates meetings set for Cloverdale

Mayoral-candidates meeting to be held two days before municipal election

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Cloverdale will host three all-candidates meetings ahead of the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 15, 2022. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Chase Skaling pitches during a game against North Langley July 30 in a U11 AAA Tier 2 provincial championship tournament game. Skaling’s Spurs lost the game 16-6. Cloverdale hosted teams from around the province July 29-31 as the championships were held at Cloverdale Ball Park. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Another golden weekend for Cloverdale ball teams

Two of three baseball teams win U11 provincial gold medals

Chase Skaling pitches during a game against North Langley July 30 in a U11 AAA Tier 2 provincial championship tournament game. Skaling’s Spurs lost the game 16-6. Cloverdale hosted teams from around the province July 29-31 as the championships were held at Cloverdale Ball Park. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
This map (Map-1) shows where boundaries for the “Clayton Corridor” have been established in two general areas north of Fraser Highway, one encompassing the area from about 180th Street down to 186th Street, and another from both Hillcrest Village and Clayton Crossing shopping centres down to Fraser Highway and 64th Avenue. (Image via City of Surrey)

City approves initial phase of Clayton Corridor Plan

Skytrain Stations proposed for 184th and 190th Streets in Clayton

This map (Map-1) shows where boundaries for the “Clayton Corridor” have been established in two general areas north of Fraser Highway, one encompassing the area from about 180th Street down to 186th Street, and another from both Hillcrest Village and Clayton Crossing shopping centres down to Fraser Highway and 64th Avenue. (Image via City of Surrey)
This artist’s rendering shows the new Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex looking north from the Fairgrounds toward 64th Avenue. (Image via City of Surrey)

City awards construction contract for new Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex

Rink project scheduled to break ground in August

This artist’s rendering shows the new Cloverdale Sport & Ice Complex looking north from the Fairgrounds toward 64th Avenue. (Image via City of Surrey)
The Cloverdale U18 AAA Spurs baseball team won the provincial championship July 24 at Hillcrest Park in Cloverdale. The squad now moves on to the Baseball B.C. Westerns Qualifier tournament next weekend in Richmond. (Image via cloverdalebaseball.com)

Cloverdale wins 2022 U18 AAA provincial championship

Spurs downed Blue Sox 8-4 in final

The Cloverdale U18 AAA Spurs baseball team won the provincial championship July 24 at Hillcrest Park in Cloverdale. The squad now moves on to the Baseball B.C. Westerns Qualifier tournament next weekend in Richmond. (Image via cloverdalebaseball.com)
Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)

Cloverdale connections for latest two Surrey First candidates

Paul Orazietti and Ajit Mehat to run for city council

Paul Orazietti of Fraser Heights (far left) and Ajit Mehat of South Surrey (far right) have joined mayoral candidate Gordie Hogg and Surrey Councillor Linda Annis as Surrey First team candidates in the October 15 municipal election. Surrey First will announce additional council candidates over the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Surrey First)
Craig Garden, CEO of Eversio Wellness, stands in his office in Surrey. Eversio has just submitted an application to Health Canada for a clinical trial using naturally produced psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Craig Garden, CEO of Eversio Wellness, stands in his office in Surrey. Eversio has just submitted an application to Health Canada for a clinical trial using naturally produced psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A city worker removes a covering from the new sign at 64th Avenue and 175A Street in Cloverdale July 22 as politicians, members of the PICS society, and other dignitaries applaud. The honorary street name was chosen because the long-term care facility Guru Nanak Diversity Village will soon be built at the end of the street. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

175A Street gets honorary street name

‘Guru Nanak Village Way’ officially unveiled July 22

A city worker removes a covering from the new sign at 64th Avenue and 175A Street in Cloverdale July 22 as politicians, members of the PICS society, and other dignitaries applaud. The honorary street name was chosen because the long-term care facility Guru Nanak Diversity Village will soon be built at the end of the street. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Cloverdale U11 AAA Tier 2 Spurs will host their division’s provincial championship tournament July 28 - 31 at Cloverdale Ball Park. Back row (from left): coach Andy Neumann, coach Matt Pelzer, coach Ryan Bloomfield, coach Ryan MacDonald, coach Steve Skaling. Middle row: Chase Skaling, Mauricio Lopez-Lopez, Bryce Uren, Maddox MacDonald, Lucas Gilchrist, Bella Sandhu, Cooper McKnight. Front row: Jaxon Bloomfield, Gavin Pelzer, Lucas Sam, Joshua Ansley, Miller Neumann. (Photo submitted: Tanya Mcknight)

UPDATE: Cloverdale to host 2022 U11 AAA provincial championships

Games to be held at Cloverdale Ball Park

The Cloverdale U11 AAA Tier 2 Spurs will host their division’s provincial championship tournament July 28 - 31 at Cloverdale Ball Park. Back row (from left): coach Andy Neumann, coach Matt Pelzer, coach Ryan Bloomfield, coach Ryan MacDonald, coach Steve Skaling. Middle row: Chase Skaling, Mauricio Lopez-Lopez, Bryce Uren, Maddox MacDonald, Lucas Gilchrist, Bella Sandhu, Cooper McKnight. Front row: Jaxon Bloomfield, Gavin Pelzer, Lucas Sam, Joshua Ansley, Miller Neumann. (Photo submitted: Tanya Mcknight)
Head coach Shannon Maion is see with her daughter Natalie (left) after Cloverdale’s U11 Fury captured provincial softball gold earlier in July. At right Maion is seen playing for Team Canada in 2002. This year, Maion chose not to enter her team in year-round softball training, instead allowing her players to focus on the multi-sport approach. Maion said, “We showed that you do not have to be playing year round at this age in order to be successful.” (Photos submitted: Shannon Maion)

Cloverdale softball coach finds success with ‘multi-sport’ approach

‘We showed that you do not have to be playing year round at this age in order to be successful’

Head coach Shannon Maion is see with her daughter Natalie (left) after Cloverdale’s U11 Fury captured provincial softball gold earlier in July. At right Maion is seen playing for Team Canada in 2002. This year, Maion chose not to enter her team in year-round softball training, instead allowing her players to focus on the multi-sport approach. Maion said, “We showed that you do not have to be playing year round at this age in order to be successful.” (Photos submitted: Shannon Maion)
The Cloverdale Fury celebrate after winning the U11 Supermite provincial championship on Canada Day weekend. Back row: assistant coach Jeff Koruz, head coach Shannon Maion, assistant coach Ryan Allard. Players standing: Avery Sorenson, Natalie Maion, Jordan Braeder, Holly Hunter, Mackenzie Schierbeck, Brianne Allard, Taylor Laven, Keira Domonkos, Lynden Savage, Sadie Beukers, Charlotte Hay. Players kneeling: Ensley Lappin, Ella Koruz. (Photo: submitted)

Cloverdale Fury capture U11 Supermite softball provincial title

‘Super’ play for Supermite team as they lost only one game all season

The Cloverdale Fury celebrate after winning the U11 Supermite provincial championship on Canada Day weekend. Back row: assistant coach Jeff Koruz, head coach Shannon Maion, assistant coach Ryan Allard. Players standing: Avery Sorenson, Natalie Maion, Jordan Braeder, Holly Hunter, Mackenzie Schierbeck, Brianne Allard, Taylor Laven, Keira Domonkos, Lynden Savage, Sadie Beukers, Charlotte Hay. Players kneeling: Ensley Lappin, Ella Koruz. (Photo: submitted)
People attend Cloverdale Market Days May 28, 2022. Market Days returns this Saturday, July 23, for the third of five dates this year. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Market Days returns this Saturday in Cloverdale

Food trucks, musicians, and tons of vendors coming to downtown Cloverdale

People attend Cloverdale Market Days May 28, 2022. Market Days returns this Saturday, July 23, for the third of five dates this year. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Manobhira “Manu” Nellutla chats about his life while living and working in three different countries. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Manu Nellutla, a local author, sits down for a coffee and a chat

Nellutla shares stories from his life in India, Rwanda, and Canada

Manobhira “Manu” Nellutla chats about his life while living and working in three different countries. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
SEMO Foundation supporters attend a charity golf tournament in June at Guildford Golf & Country Club. The SEMO Foundation will hold its annual INSPIRE fundraising event Aug. 20 atop Langley’s Westlund Building. (Photo submitted: SEMO Foundation)

SEMO Foundation to hold fundraiser for six local charities

Surrey charity to host buffet atop Langley’s Westlund Building

SEMO Foundation supporters attend a charity golf tournament in June at Guildford Golf & Country Club. The SEMO Foundation will hold its annual INSPIRE fundraising event Aug. 20 atop Langley’s Westlund Building. (Photo submitted: SEMO Foundation)
A conceptual drawing of a Langley Skytrain station at 196th Street. (Government of B.C.)

Surrey to Langley Skytrain moves forward

Government releases business case, formally approves provincial funding

A conceptual drawing of a Langley Skytrain station at 196th Street. (Government of B.C.)
Cloverdale Nationals player Josh Pritchard pitches in a game against the Kelowna Sun Devils July 10. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale National’s College Prep program growing by ‘leaps and bounds’

Team landed six players on college squads last year

Cloverdale Nationals player Josh Pritchard pitches in a game against the Kelowna Sun Devils July 10. (Photo: Malin Jordan)