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The City of Surrey is seeking the public’s input on its urban tree strategy. (Tracy Holmes photo)

City of Surrey seeks residents’ input on urban tree strategy

Public engagement will be sought again in the fall, city notes

The City of Surrey is seeking the public’s input on its urban tree strategy. (Tracy Holmes photo)
White Rock Tritons general manager Kyle Dhanani (centre) said the organization is waiting to hear if they’ll be allowed to play other teams this weekend, or if intra-squad games are all that will be allowed. (Zachary Lucy Photography)

White Rock Tritons’ game plan up in air as teams await word from viaSport

Baseball teams waiting for clarification on who they can play, after COVID-19 restart plan announced

White Rock Tritons general manager Kyle Dhanani (centre) said the organization is waiting to hear if they’ll be allowed to play other teams this weekend, or if intra-squad games are all that will be allowed. (Zachary Lucy Photography)
South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay (inset) is calling on the federal government to speed up the process of creating a three-digit suicide-prevention hotline. (File photos)

South Surrey-White Rock MP calls on feds to hasten suicide-prevention hotline

We have an increased number of people who are struggling, says Kerry-Lynne Findlay

South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay (inset) is calling on the federal government to speed up the process of creating a three-digit suicide-prevention hotline. (File photos)
Guns seized by Surrey RCMP this month from a residence in the 16200-block of 28 Ave. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Drugs, firearms, cash seized from South Surrey residence

Investigation in Whalley led police to home in 16200-block of 28 Avenue

Guns seized by Surrey RCMP this month from a residence in the 16200-block of 28 Ave. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Surrey RCMP block the road at 19 Avenue and 160 Street after reports of a suspected gas leak nearby. (Brenda Anderson photo)

UPDATE: Residents return home after South Surrey gas leak causes evacuation, road closure

Emergency crews, FortisBC staff on scene of gas leak in 1800-block of 160 Street Wednesday

Surrey RCMP block the road at 19 Avenue and 160 Street after reports of a suspected gas leak nearby. (Brenda Anderson photo)
Coastal FC girls hold a practice at South Surrey Athletic Park last fall. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Club-only’ play caveat ‘gutted people’ after restart excitement: Coastal FC executive director

South Surrey soccer club was under impression that games would be allowed throughout travel region

Coastal FC girls hold a practice at South Surrey Athletic Park last fall. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Mila Murota, eight, (left) from Vancouver sinks a putt with younger sister Madelyn Murota, six, looking on during the free Watkin Motors Ford Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Clinic last summer at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort. The Maple Leaf Tour will host a pair of youth clinics next month at Hazelmere Golf Course in South Surrey. (Roger Knox photo)

Hazelmere Golf Club set to host free youth clinic

Two sessions scheduled in conjunction with Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event

Mila Murota, eight, (left) from Vancouver sinks a putt with younger sister Madelyn Murota, six, looking on during the free Watkin Motors Ford Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Clinic last summer at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort. The Maple Leaf Tour will host a pair of youth clinics next month at Hazelmere Golf Course in South Surrey. (Roger Knox photo)
Surrey Eagles forward Christian Fitzgerald was named the MVP of the BC Hockey League’s Coquitlam pod. (Damon James photo)

Eagles’ Fitzgerald, Scarfone win BC Hockey League awards

Fitzgerald named pod MVP; Scarfone picked as top goaltender

Surrey Eagles forward Christian Fitzgerald was named the MVP of the BC Hockey League’s Coquitlam pod. (Damon James photo)
South Surrey resident Bonnie Jessen aced Nico Wynd Golf Club’s par-3 sixth hole Monday. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey senior scores first-ever hole-in-one at Nico Wynd Golf Club

Bonnie Jessen aces course’s No. 6 hole on her late sister’s birthday

South Surrey resident Bonnie Jessen aced Nico Wynd Golf Club’s par-3 sixth hole Monday. (Contributed photo)
Ronald McDonald at the grand opening of Surrey’s first McDonalds in Whalley April, 1967. This photo and many more will be featured at the talk ‘Restaurants’ on June 5 and 9. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives)

South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm set to offer virtual history lessons

City of Surrey online sessions run from May until July

Ronald McDonald at the grand opening of Surrey’s first McDonalds in Whalley April, 1967. This photo and many more will be featured at the talk ‘Restaurants’ on June 5 and 9. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives)
Michael and Miriam Cox – both new members at the White Rock Lawn Bowling Club - practise their craft during a recent session. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Lawn Bowling Club sees membership boost despite pandemic

‘At the beginning of (the pandemic) there was very little two retirees could do.’

Michael and Miriam Cox – both new members at the White Rock Lawn Bowling Club - practise their craft during a recent session. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith has signed a three-year contract extension with the team. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith inks 3-year extension with BCHL club

Keith led team to a 17-2-1 record in BCHL’s 20-game ‘pod’ season

Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith has signed a three-year contract extension with the team. (Garrett James photo)
Sergeant Mike Sanchez of the Surrey Gang Enforcement Team speaking with students. (Photo: RCMP).

Surrey RCMP’s anti-gang program goes virtual amid COVID-19 pandemic

Presentations aimed at youth available to be booked

Sergeant Mike Sanchez of the Surrey Gang Enforcement Team speaking with students. (Photo: RCMP).
On Thursday at South Surrey Athletic Park, the White Rock Muslim Association hosted an outdoor prayer service to celebrate Eid – the end of Ramadan. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Muslim Association celebrates end of Ramadan outdoors

Semiahmoo Peninsula Muslims took part in socially-distanced prayers to mark Eid

On Thursday at South Surrey Athletic Park, the White Rock Muslim Association hosted an outdoor prayer service to celebrate Eid – the end of Ramadan. (Contributed photo)
The Lower Mainland Green Team, along with high-school volunteers, work to remove Himalayan Blackberry from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park last month. On May 29, the team will be doing the same at West Beach. (Contributed photo)

Green Team seeks volunteers to help remove invasive plants from White Rock Beach

Non-profit environment group to remove Himalayan Blackberries from west beach on May 29

The Lower Mainland Green Team, along with high-school volunteers, work to remove Himalayan Blackberry from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park last month. On May 29, the team will be doing the same at West Beach. (Contributed photo)
Team Canada celebrates after qualifying for the Olympics at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament, which was held at Softball City in 2019. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press photo)

Surrey, White Rock players make cut as Softball Canada announces Olympic roster

Sara Groenewegen, Danielle Lawrie among players on 15-person roster

Team Canada celebrates after qualifying for the Olympics at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament, which was held at Softball City in 2019. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press photo)
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REVERSE ANGLE: Taking one for the team turned out to be a real pain in the arm

Vaccine side-effects aside, no regrets about getting jab, says Nick Greenizan

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Canada’s Janet Leung steals second base during playoff action at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament in South Surrey on August 31, 2019. Leung and her teammates have not been back to Softball City since, as the 2020 and now ‘21 Canada Cup tournaments have been cancelled. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)

Canada Cup softball event cancelled for second straight year

Travel restrictions, health and safety concerns cited as reasons for cancellation

Canada’s Janet Leung steals second base during playoff action at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament in South Surrey on August 31, 2019. Leung and her teammates have not been back to Softball City since, as the 2020 and now ‘21 Canada Cup tournaments have been cancelled. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)
B.C. youth softball teams can now scrimmage against themselves, Softball BC announced. (Black Press Media file photo)

Softball teams across province allowed to scrimmage, Softball BC announces

White Rock Renegades, South Surrey-White Rock Thunder can play instrasquad games

B.C. youth softball teams can now scrimmage against themselves, Softball BC announced. (Black Press Media file photo)
Surrey Eagles forward Rocco La Cara battles with Coquitlam Express forward Dante Berrettoni during a game earlier this season. (Damon James photo)

Surrey Eagles wrap up BCHL ‘pod’ season with win over Coquitlam

South Surrey-based junior ‘A’ hockey team finishes with 17-2-1 record

Surrey Eagles forward Rocco La Cara battles with Coquitlam Express forward Dante Berrettoni during a game earlier this season. (Damon James photo)