Malin Jordan

Closed for in-person visits, the Museum of Surrey has launched a new digital exhibit called “Discover Your Story: We Can Help!” The online exhibit aims to inspire people to discover their roots and create their own family trees. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Museum of Surrey launches online exhibit

Cloverdale museum encourages people to discover their family history

Closed for in-person visits, the Museum of Surrey has launched a new digital exhibit called “Discover Your Story: We Can Help!” The online exhibit aims to inspire people to discover their roots and create their own family trees. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Screenshot from the Surrey Libraries’ database page for “Global Road Warrior.”

Surrey Libraries wants patrons to ‘travel the world’ from home

Databases offer window to world for many stuck at home during pandemic

Screenshot from the Surrey Libraries’ database page for “Global Road Warrior.”
Vehicles parade through Cloverdale in 1946. The actual parade is unknown as there were six in Cloverdale that year – May Day, the Rodeo, the Kinsmen’s Gymkhana (June 29th), the Fall Fair, August Memorial Service, and the Wild West Show. (Image courtesy of Surrey Historical Society)

BCHF conference once again slated for Cloverdale

Surrey Historical Society to host 2021 history conference

Vehicles parade through Cloverdale in 1946. The actual parade is unknown as there were six in Cloverdale that year – May Day, the Rodeo, the Kinsmen’s Gymkhana (June 29th), the Fall Fair, August Memorial Service, and the Wild West Show. (Image courtesy of Surrey Historical Society)
Staff and clients at the Surrey Association for Community Living pause for a photo April 23. COVID-19 has forced the association to rethink the way it operates in order to continue to provide care for the individuals its serves. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Surrey Association for Community Living pivots in order to continue to provide care

SACL has had to change the way they operate during pandemic

Staff and clients at the Surrey Association for Community Living pause for a photo April 23. COVID-19 has forced the association to rethink the way it operates in order to continue to provide care for the individuals its serves. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A tree was chopped down in Cloverdale Athletic Park April 24. (Photo: Gord Hallam)

Tree chopped in Cloverdale Athletic Park

30-foot tree cut down with axe

A tree was chopped down in Cloverdale Athletic Park April 24. (Photo: Gord Hallam)
Michael Gibbs, president of the Surrey Historical Society, inspects vandalized grave markers in the Surrey Centre Cemetery April 27. Gibbs wondered if it might be time to install security cameras in the 139-year-old cemetery. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Pioneer headstones toppled in Cloverdale

Michael Gibbs, president of the Surrey Historical Society, inspects vandalized grave markers in the Surrey Centre Cemetery April 27. Gibbs wondered if it might be time to install security cameras in the 139-year-old cemetery. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Filmmaker John Banovich says he wants the film industry in Canada to start to recognize the value that people with disabilities can bring to the industry. (Photo Submitted)

Cloverdale filmmaker wants industry to recognize the value of people with disabilities

John Banovich says more funding needs to be made available

Filmmaker John Banovich says he wants the film industry in Canada to start to recognize the value that people with disabilities can bring to the industry. (Photo Submitted)
A train ran into a semi in Port Kells April 20. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

PHOTOS: Train hits semi in Port Kells

Semi driver suffers only minor injuries

A train ran into a semi in Port Kells April 20. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Frank Bucholtz (hand raised) explains to the City of Surrey’s Sheena Fisher (at left) April 15 why an old oak tree on 74 Avenue in Clayton should not be chopped down. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Possible heritage oak in Clayton to be cut down

Cloverdale resident not giving up fight to save ‘heritage tree’

Frank Bucholtz (hand raised) explains to the City of Surrey’s Sheena Fisher (at left) April 15 why an old oak tree on 74 Avenue in Clayton should not be chopped down. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Walter van Halst enjoys a coffee Feb. 27 when he sat down with the Cloverdale Reporter for an interview about the upcoming high school rugby season. After the COVID-19 crisis hit, that interview was scrapped. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale high school teacher chats about teaching and life during the COVID-19 crisis

Surrey’s Walter van Halst sits down for an informal ‘virtual’ coffee to discuss education’s new reality

Walter van Halst enjoys a coffee Feb. 27 when he sat down with the Cloverdale Reporter for an interview about the upcoming high school rugby season. After the COVID-19 crisis hit, that interview was scrapped. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Exotic animals like this iguana will be showcased online as the Urban Safari Rescue Society is now offering online video presentations. (Image via urbansafari.ca)

Urban Safari Rescue Society starts online video presentations

Animal shelter struggling to stay afloat during pandemic

Exotic animals like this iguana will be showcased online as the Urban Safari Rescue Society is now offering online video presentations. (Image via urbansafari.ca)
A.J. Pau, owner of Visscher-Pau Automotive, checks the oil on a vehicle in his shop April 6. Pau recently launched a new valet service in which Visscher-Pau will pick up your vehicle, perform the necessary work on it, and return the vehicle to your house or workplace. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale automobile shop offers to pick up, service, and drop off vehicles

Surrey’s Visscher-Pau Automotive starts ‘Blue Glove’ valet service — will cover Cloverdale, Langley, Newton, Fleetwood, and Hazelmere

A.J. Pau, owner of Visscher-Pau Automotive, checks the oil on a vehicle in his shop April 6. Pau recently launched a new valet service in which Visscher-Pau will pick up your vehicle, perform the necessary work on it, and return the vehicle to your house or workplace. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey Historical Society president Michael Gibbs (right) awards former MP John Aldag with a certificate of appreciation Feb. 8. Gibbs recently offered advice on how to stay connected during the pandemic. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Surrey Historical Society president offers advice on staying connected and sharing one’s ‘heritage’ during pandemic

‘Now is a good time to look around for old letters, photos, and journals’

Surrey Historical Society president Michael Gibbs (right) awards former MP John Aldag with a certificate of appreciation Feb. 8. Gibbs recently offered advice on how to stay connected during the pandemic. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Second World War Veteran Reginald Wise, 95, lays the first of two wreaths at the 2019 Remembrance Day service held at Veterans’ Square in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Surrey veteran feels pinch from COVID-19 after cancelled surgery

Caught between two countries, and low income, soldier feels he’s been forgotten

Second World War Veteran Reginald Wise, 95, lays the first of two wreaths at the 2019 Remembrance Day service held at Veterans’ Square in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A Clayton woman says she was assaulted at this location on the Willoughby Greenway when another woman (who claimed she had COVID-19) coughed in the Clayton woman’s face. (Photo Submitted)

Claiming she has COVID-19, stranger coughs in Cloverdale woman’s face

Clayton Heights woman will now self-isolate for the next two weeks

A Clayton woman says she was assaulted at this location on the Willoughby Greenway when another woman (who claimed she had COVID-19) coughed in the Clayton woman’s face. (Photo Submitted)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 in the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. Event organizer Paul Orazietti says the parade may be cancelled in 2020 because of skyrocketing traffic control an security costs. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa Parade may be cancelled

Annual parade in Cloverdale has seen security costs skyrocket

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 in the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. Event organizer Paul Orazietti says the parade may be cancelled in 2020 because of skyrocketing traffic control an security costs. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)
People line up to receive groceries outside the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank in Cloverdale March 30. The Lower Mainland’s newest food bank has seen a surge in need over the last couple of weeks. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank sees surge in demand over short period

Lower Mainland’s newest food bank serves Langley, Delta, Surrey, White Rock

People line up to receive groceries outside the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank in Cloverdale March 30. The Lower Mainland’s newest food bank has seen a surge in need over the last couple of weeks. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Men line up in front of the Government Liquor Store in Cloverdale, ca. 1926. Cloverdale’s rich history was set to be showcased at the BCHF’s annual history conference June 5-7, but that event has now been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a chance the history conference will be held in Cloverdale in 2021. (City of Surrey Archives/180.1.53)

BCHF cancels history conference set for Cloverdale

Event was to be held mostly at Museum of Surrey from June 5-7

Men line up in front of the Government Liquor Store in Cloverdale, ca. 1926. Cloverdale’s rich history was set to be showcased at the BCHF’s annual history conference June 5-7, but that event has now been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a chance the history conference will be held in Cloverdale in 2021. (City of Surrey Archives/180.1.53)
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation closed Fraser Downs March 18 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that closure has left many horses and horsemen with nowhere to go. (Photo: elementscasinosurrey.com)

Cloverdale’s Fraser Downs closure leaves some horsemen and horses with nowhere to go

Sandra Roberts says horsemen’s welfare not being addressed

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation closed Fraser Downs March 18 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that closure has left many horses and horsemen with nowhere to go. (Photo: elementscasinosurrey.com)
Scott Wheatley,executive director for the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, has created an “open for business” Facebook page. (Image via Facebook)

Cloverdale Chamber director creates ‘Open for business’ Facebook page

Scott Wheatley cites need for all to ‘support our fellow local businesses’

Scott Wheatley,executive director for the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, has created an “open for business” Facebook page. (Image via Facebook)