Peace Arch News Staff

Lawyers, staff, family members and friends from South Surrey’s Forte Workplace Law took part in a beach cleanup along White Rock’s waterfront July 4. The group removed 50 pounds of trash, including many bottle caps, plastic straws and cigarette butts. (Contributed photo)

Workplace beach cleanup sees 50 pounds of trash removed from White Rock waterfront

Lawyers, staff, family and friends from Forte Workplace Law rolled up their sleeves on July 4

Lawyers, staff, family members and friends from South Surrey’s Forte Workplace Law took part in a beach cleanup along White Rock’s waterfront July 4. The group removed 50 pounds of trash, including many bottle caps, plastic straws and cigarette butts. (Contributed photo)
White Rock firefighters battle a fire in a residential-commercial building on Marine Drive and Stayte Road Wednesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy White Rock Fire Rescue)

Structure fire on White Rock’s Marine Drive displaces residents

‘Significant fire’ according to White Rock fire Chief Ed Wolfe

White Rock firefighters battle a fire in a residential-commercial building on Marine Drive and Stayte Road Wednesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy White Rock Fire Rescue)
Jessica MacNiel, Miss Teenager World 2021 wants to change the Canadian pageantry world. (Contributed photo)

Miss Teenager World from South Surrey wants to change perceptions of beauty

Jessica MacNiel was crowned in October 2021 in an international competition in Ecuador

Jessica MacNiel, Miss Teenager World 2021 wants to change the Canadian pageantry world. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting at the end of June. (Contributed photo)

New board of directors announced for South Surrey-White Rock chamber

Five new director board members were announced on June 28

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting at the end of June. (Contributed photo)
Dream Lottery tickets are on sale now until mid-October. (Contributed photo)

Win one of two South Surrey homes through B.C. lottery

The winner of Dream Lottery gets to choose between eight grand prizes

Dream Lottery tickets are on sale now until mid-October. (Contributed photo)
Peace Arch Scouts are heading to Finland on Tuesday. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey scout group to represent Canada in Finland

6th Peace Arch is a scout group from South Surrey made up of adults and youth volunteers

Peace Arch Scouts are heading to Finland on Tuesday. (Contributed photo)
The missing woman has been found. (Lauren Collins photo)

UPDATE: Missing Surrey woman found

The missing female has not been seen or heard from since Canada Day

The missing woman has been found. (Lauren Collins photo)
White Rock’s Canada Day by the Bay festivities, celebrating the nation’s 155th birthday, got underway with an opening ceremony on the MainStage in Memorial Park. This year’s event marks a return to in-person celebrations following two years of virtual entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Geoffrey Yue photos)

PHOTOS: Canada Day by the Bay returns with live music, celebrations

This July 1 marks the first in-person gathering at the White Rock waterfront since 2019

White Rock’s Canada Day by the Bay festivities, celebrating the nation’s 155th birthday, got underway with an opening ceremony on the MainStage in Memorial Park. This year’s event marks a return to in-person celebrations following two years of virtual entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Geoffrey Yue photos)
Dean Anderson holds up a sign before a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C. in 2017. Currently, B.C.’s Select Standing Committee on Health is seeking public input on the crisis. Deadline is Aug. 5. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

Public input sought as committee examines B.C.’s toxic drug crisis

White Rock MLA among 10 members of Standing Committee on Health

Dean Anderson holds up a sign before a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C. in 2017. Currently, B.C.’s Select Standing Committee on Health is seeking public input on the crisis. Deadline is Aug. 5. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)
When White Rock’s Helena Roberts checked her Lotto 6/49 ticket at the Peninsula Village Safeway, she got a nice surprise in the form of a win exceeding $93,000. (BCLC photo)

White Rock Lotto 6/49 winner ‘in complete disbelief’

Ticket for May 18 draw netted more than $93K

When White Rock’s Helena Roberts checked her Lotto 6/49 ticket at the Peninsula Village Safeway, she got a nice surprise in the form of a win exceeding $93,000. (BCLC photo)
During the inaugural White Rock Seniors Expo held Saturday (June 25), an RCMP member presented an information session to help seniors avoid becoming victims of scams that typically target older adults. (Contributed photo)

Inaugural White Rock Seniors Expo aimed to create community connections

150 participants, 25 vendors at Saturday event hosted by MLA Trevor Halford

During the inaugural White Rock Seniors Expo held Saturday (June 25), an RCMP member presented an information session to help seniors avoid becoming victims of scams that typically target older adults. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP say a 61-year-old woman who was reported missing earlier this month has been found deceased. Foul play is not suspected. (Lauren Collins photo)

Woman reported missing from South Surrey residence found deceased

Criminality not a factor in 61-year-old’s death, say police

Surrey RCMP say a 61-year-old woman who was reported missing earlier this month has been found deceased. Foul play is not suspected. (Lauren Collins photo)
South Surrey’s Serena Kullar holds the braids of her hair that were turned into wigs for children last year. The Wigs for Kids organization is currently hosting a silent auction to raise funds for the cause. (Contributed photo)

Wigs for Kids’ silent auction underway online

Provincial organization helps children with cancer and other illnesses

South Surrey’s Serena Kullar holds the braids of her hair that were turned into wigs for children last year. The Wigs for Kids organization is currently hosting a silent auction to raise funds for the cause. (Contributed photo)

Missing Surrey-woman, RCMP asking for public’s help

The woman has not been seen or heard from since Thursday, June 9

Barbara Baker was recognized for her handmade quilt by the Canadian Quilters Association. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey resident wins big in quilting competition

Barbara Baker took the prize for the Excellence Award - Hand Quilting

Barbara Baker was recognized for her handmade quilt by the Canadian Quilters Association. (Contributed photo)
Pictured is missing-male Kenneth Wetherald, who was last seen Saturday, June 18. (RCMP handout photo)

Police ask public’s help locating missing Surrey-Man

The male has not been seen or heard from since Saturday morning.

Pictured is missing-male Kenneth Wetherald, who was last seen Saturday, June 18. (RCMP handout photo)
Left to right: Chance Burles, former master corporal, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, South Surrey/White Rock MP and Marc Burchell, co-founder of Canadian Walk for Veterans. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s first Walk for Veterans scheduled

Canadian Walk for Veterans created by South Surrey resident Marc Burchell

Left to right: Chance Burles, former master corporal, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, South Surrey/White Rock MP and Marc Burchell, co-founder of Canadian Walk for Veterans. (Contributed photo)
People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis on International Overdose Awareness Day in Vancouver on August 31, 2021. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)

‘NDP government continues to fail’: Surrey MLA calls for action to toxic drug crisis

Trevor Halford says the toxic drug overdose crisis needs immediate government action

People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis on International Overdose Awareness Day in Vancouver on August 31, 2021. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)
White Rock Youth Ambassadors 2022 work in the community by providing volunteer time. From left to right: Ambassador Minsoo Oh, Principal Ambassador Adiba Chowdhury, Princess Anna Yu, Miss White Rock 2021 Emily Chen, Princess Leslie Kim and Ambassador Enoch Huang. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Youth Ambassadors begin recruitments for next term

The group dedicates volunteer time to serve the City and learn the ins-and-outs

White Rock Youth Ambassadors 2022 work in the community by providing volunteer time. From left to right: Ambassador Minsoo Oh, Principal Ambassador Adiba Chowdhury, Princess Anna Yu, Miss White Rock 2021 Emily Chen, Princess Leslie Kim and Ambassador Enoch Huang. (Contributed photo)
Coffee farmers in Uganda, who work with Kingsley Griffin, enjoying the first batch of coffee that they all grew together. (Contributed photo)

‘Labour of love’: White Rock company selling coffee from and for Uganda

Charity event to raise money to build school library in Uganda set for June 11 to 12

Coffee farmers in Uganda, who work with Kingsley Griffin, enjoying the first batch of coffee that they all grew together. (Contributed photo)
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