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A music therapy program created for isolated seniors brought a little groove into the lives of White Rock and Surrey care-home residents, including at the Evergreen Baptist campus, Peace Arch Hospital and Kinsmen Lodge. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Music therapy program brightens lives of isolated White Rock, Surrey seniors

Surrey-based foundation started Heart for Music in 2019

A music therapy program created for isolated seniors brought a little groove into the lives of White Rock and Surrey care-home residents, including at the Evergreen Baptist campus, Peace Arch Hospital and Kinsmen Lodge. (Contributed photo)
Doris Gage (left) poses with her grandson Nash and her granddaughter Meghan Mitchell on April 1, 2021, when restrictions were lifted to allow in-suite visits. (Contributed photo)

COVID-19 restrictions lifting at South Surrey seniors home ‘absolutely’ a big deal

Doris Gage, 95, is to celebrate her great-grandson’s 1st birthday July 24

Doris Gage (left) poses with her grandson Nash and her granddaughter Meghan Mitchell on April 1, 2021, when restrictions were lifted to allow in-suite visits. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s Pier glows with pride this week, lit up with rainbow lights to celebrate Pride Week. (City of White Rock photo)

PHOTO: White Rock Pier glows with Pride

Rainbow colours to light up the waterfront through July 26, Pride Ride rolls out Friday

White Rock’s Pier glows with pride this week, lit up with rainbow lights to celebrate Pride Week. (City of White Rock photo)
Chrissie Thernes and her mom Karen are planning to cycle 100 km on Aug. 28, as part of the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Surrey mother-daughter duo join virtual ride for cancer

Karen Cartmill and Chrissie Thernes to pedal 100 km on Aug. 28

Chrissie Thernes and her mom Karen are planning to cycle 100 km on Aug. 28, as part of the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)
A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)

White Rock restaurant raises $21K for B.C. wildfire appeal

Tips, donations collected at Charlie Don’t Surf July 20 matched by owners, government

A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)
An Envirowest Consultants graphic details proposed variances sought at the South Surrey property. (City of Surrey planning report graphic)

South Surrey congregation eyes 8,700-square-metre open-air pavilion

Report notes Science of the Soul would only use the structure two days per year

An Envirowest Consultants graphic details proposed variances sought at the South Surrey property. (City of Surrey planning report graphic)
In Surrey Hospice Society’s virtual golf tournament, Aug. 13-16, registrants may submit scores achieved at any course. (File photo)

Surrey Hospice Society takes virtual golf tournament worldwide

‘Why You Suck at Golf’ event to beneft grief support programs

In Surrey Hospice Society’s virtual golf tournament, Aug. 13-16, registrants may submit scores achieved at any course. (File photo)
As of Aug. 9, fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents will once again be permitted to enter Canada. It’s news that is welcomed by both the Surrey Board of Trade and the South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce, but representatives of both groups want to know when the U.S. will reciprocate and allow Canadians visitors once again. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

South Surrey-White Rock business groups welcome news of border reopening

No reciprocity from U.S. as border to remain closed to Canadians until at least Aug. 21

As of Aug. 9, fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents will once again be permitted to enter Canada. It’s news that is welcomed by both the Surrey Board of Trade and the South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce, but representatives of both groups want to know when the U.S. will reciprocate and allow Canadians visitors once again. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Peace Arch Hospital (File photo)

Court finds dismissal of White Rock nurse’s harassment complaint ‘patently unreasonable’

Former hospital employee alleges rebuff of sexual advances led to disciplinary investigation

Peace Arch Hospital (File photo)
White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)

White Rock RCMP ‘interact’ with 463 motorists in June

Many drivers cited for speeding, police say

White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)
A sign advertising A Rocha’s market was set on fire early Saturday (July 17, 2021). (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Police investigate pair of fires set on A Rocha’s South Surrey property

Two signs burned days after vandalism to pair of watershed-protection signs

A sign advertising A Rocha’s market was set on fire early Saturday (July 17, 2021). (Contributed photo)
A seniors’ campus, with townhouses and a care facility, is proposed for 228 175A St. (Pixabay photo)

Seniors’ campus eyed for site near South Surrey border

Council supports redesignating employment lands for the residential use

A seniors’ campus, with townhouses and a care facility, is proposed for 228 175A St. (Pixabay photo)
White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen at the Pride flag raising at White Rock City Hall on July 16, 2021. (Elisabeth Leach photo)

PHOTOS: Flag-raising launches Pride Week in White Rock

Events held at city’s civic hall and police detachment on July 16

White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen at the Pride flag raising at White Rock City Hall on July 16, 2021. (Elisabeth Leach photo)
A series of painted rocks along White Rock’s West Beach are brightening the walks of waterfront visitors. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: ‘Mystery artist’ adds colour to White Rock waterfront

Rock art delights visitors, piques curiosity

A series of painted rocks along White Rock’s West Beach are brightening the walks of waterfront visitors. (Contributed photo)
The City of Surrey says Campbell Heights saw more than $72 million in new construction and improvements in the first five months of 2021. (Nick Greenizan file photo)

Industrial construction ‘booming’ in North Campbell Heights: city

Surrey working with 34 companies looking to potentially locate in the area

The City of Surrey says Campbell Heights saw more than $72 million in new construction and improvements in the first five months of 2021. (Nick Greenizan file photo)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Snowbirds to fly over White Rock this afternoon

Late Capt. Jennifer Casey ‘definitely shining a light on this’

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)
Traffic flows along 192 Street south of 24 Avenue in the South Campbell Heights neighbourhood. The City of Surrey is seeking to re-designate 600 acres south of 20 Avenue, between approximately 186 and 196 Streets to employment lands, and to expand the urban containment boundary. A public hearing is set for July 26

‘Lengthy’ public hearings anticipated for Surrey’s South Campbell Heights, Harmony

Surrey is only Metro city with room to rezone for industry: council

Traffic flows along 192 Street south of 24 Avenue in the South Campbell Heights neighbourhood. The City of Surrey is seeking to re-designate 600 acres south of 20 Avenue, between approximately 186 and 196 Streets to employment lands, and to expand the urban containment boundary. A public hearing is set for July 26
Pedestrian and cycling infrastructure around the Pacific Highway and Pacific border crossing has received upgrades. (Google Streetview screenshot)

$143K in upgrades to South Surrey cycling, pedestrian instructure

Projects around Pacific Highway, Douglas borders among more than 20 undertaken in Lower Mainland

Pedestrian and cycling infrastructure around the Pacific Highway and Pacific border crossing has received upgrades. (Google Streetview screenshot)
Charlie Don’t Surf assistant general manager Kyle Grant said tips collected at the restaurant on Tuesday, July 20 will be donated to help residents affected by B.C. wildfires. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

White Rock restaurant staff to donate tips for Lytton

Charlie Don’t Surf fundraiser set for July 20

Charlie Don’t Surf assistant general manager Kyle Grant said tips collected at the restaurant on Tuesday, July 20 will be donated to help residents affected by B.C. wildfires. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen poses with Gus Rachid and Kimberley Pritchard outside FIVE Kitchen Oyster Bar Wednesday (July 14). (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Pride Ride rolls out July 23, one of two events planned

Flag-raising ceremonies to take place July 16 at city hall, RCMP detachment

White Rock Pride Society president Ernie Klassen poses with Gus Rachid and Kimberley Pritchard outside FIVE Kitchen Oyster Bar Wednesday (July 14). (Contributed photo)