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Dream Lottery tickets are on sale now until mid-October. (Contribued 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. (Contribued photo)
David Whitebean, of the Wild Moccasin Dancers, performs in the Downtown Surrey BIA’s first Surrey Voices event of 2022 at Surrey Civic Plaza on Friday, July 8, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Surrey Voices’ returns, but this time to civic plaza

2 more events planned for the summer: Chinese lion dancing, Bollywood music and dance

David Whitebean, of the Wild Moccasin Dancers, performs in the Downtown Surrey BIA’s first Surrey Voices event of 2022 at Surrey Civic Plaza on Friday, July 8, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Libraries Staff Ginny (left) and Sarah (right) demonstrate using the Zoom digital recorder. (Submitted photo: Surrey Libraries)

Surrey Libraries now has digital recorders available to borrow

It’s the latest addition to its “Tech-To-Go” collection

Surrey Libraries Staff Ginny (left) and Sarah (right) demonstrate using the Zoom digital recorder. (Submitted photo: Surrey Libraries)
6th Peace Arch scout group is 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

6th Peace Arch scout group is heading to Finland on Tuesday. (Contributed photo)
Deb Gottschalk, “Best of Show” winner in the 2022 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show. (submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Virtual North Delta garden show winners announced

The 2022 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show ran June 22-26, with prizes awarded June 28

Deb Gottschalk, “Best of Show” winner in the 2022 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show. (submitted photo)
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest ends soon

There’s still time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest,…

  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined Kiana Sahota, 14, for the ribbon cutting on the newly-redeveloped Emerson Park playground. Contributed photo

Refurbished playground reopens in White Rock

City heeded call for upgraded Emerson Park facility

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined Kiana Sahota, 14, for the ribbon cutting on the newly-redeveloped Emerson Park playground. Contributed photo
Surrey rides will be running until the end of August. (City of Surrey photo)

South Surrey youth skaters took to the ramps this week

Surrey Rides is a city-wide event series for kids to skate in the city’s various parks

Surrey rides will be running until the end of August. (City of Surrey photo)
A Langley woman is working to save orangutans from extinction. (Erik Kilmby/used under Creative Commons License)

A B.C. woman wants to save orangutans from extinction

Situation is ‘dire,’ says founder of the Canadian chapter of the Orangutan Project charity

A Langley woman is working to save orangutans from extinction. (Erik Kilmby/used under Creative Commons License)
Four Winds Brewing Co. raised more than $35,000 for Reach Child and Youth Development Society with its fourth annual Cheers for Children concert fundraiser, held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at Market Square in Southlands. Pictured, from left, are Reach marketing and communications manager Alison Martin, Four Winds tasting room manager Seamus Munns, Four Winds creative director Justin Lungoz, Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)

Annual Cheers for Children concert raises over $35,000 for Delta’s Reach Society

Four Winds Brewing held the event outdoors for the first time on June 17 at Market Square in Southlands

Four Winds Brewing Co. raised more than $35,000 for Reach Child and Youth Development Society with its fourth annual Cheers for Children concert fundraiser, held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at Market Square in Southlands. Pictured, from left, are Reach marketing and communications manager Alison Martin, Four Winds tasting room manager Seamus Munns, Four Winds creative director Justin Lungoz, Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)
Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)

PODCAST: Legendary B.C. businessman Jim Pattison still going strong at age 92

TODAY IN B.C.: Philanthropist discusses his long career, has no plans to retire

Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)
St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, located at 11601 82nd Ave. in North Delta, is hosting its first-ever choir day camp youth ages 8-18 the week of  July 18-24, 2022. (St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church photo)

North Delta church hosting week-long choir day camp

St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church is hosting day camp for youth ages 8-18 the week of July 18-24

St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, located at 11601 82nd Ave. in North Delta, is hosting its first-ever choir day camp youth ages 8-18 the week of  July 18-24, 2022. (St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church photo)
Hundreds came out to celebrate Canada Day at Chalmers Park in North Delta on July 1, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Celebrating Canada Day at North Delta’s Chalmers Park

Hundreds of people took part in the festivities after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions

Hundreds came out to celebrate Canada Day at Chalmers Park in North Delta on July 1, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)
Rotary international logo

District Rotarians to fete touring president in White Rock

Rotary International’s Jennifer Jones is first woman to hold the office

Rotary international logo
Left to right: Carl Johan Pedersen, Lorraine Provan’s great grandfather, Pauline Hjerdis Carlsen Provan, Lorraine Provan’s mother also wearing the Olympics sweater, Gertina Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s grandmother, Johnny Selmar Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s uncle holding Lorraine Provan, Pamela Bonar’s grandmother. (Contributed photo)

90-year-old photos from White Rock recovered

Photos developed by Fort Langley photographer and reunited with family member in Edmonton

Left to right: Carl Johan Pedersen, Lorraine Provan’s great grandfather, Pauline Hjerdis Carlsen Provan, Lorraine Provan’s mother also wearing the Olympics sweater, Gertina Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s grandmother, Johnny Selmar Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s uncle holding Lorraine Provan, Pamela Bonar’s grandmother. (Contributed photo)
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)

Get a head start on a rewarding new career!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to Maple Ridge on July 28

  • Jul 4, 2022
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)
Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations were back Friday, ending with a fireworks display. (Photo: Surrey BC Events/Twitter)

PHOTOS: Surrey’s Canada Day returns with a bang

Event returned to Cloverdale’s Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre after 2-year hiatus

Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations were back Friday, ending with a fireworks display. (Photo: Surrey BC Events/Twitter)
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)
On Friday, July 1, Canada will celebrate its 155th birthday. How much do you know about Canada, its history and its people? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about Canada?

Canada’s 155th birthday is on Friday, July 1

On Friday, July 1, Canada will celebrate its 155th birthday. How much do you know about Canada, its history and its people? (Black Press file photo)
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Surrey shirts and more sold in Women of Options campaign to help Surrey-area youth in need

Production of civic-pride merch led by pals Michelle Kim and Rebecca Bollwitt

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