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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)
Young dancers give it their all during the Similkameen Powwow of Champions. June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is designated as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada and June is National Indigenous History Month

Young dancers give it their all during the Similkameen Powwow of Champions. June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is designated as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. (Black Press file photo)
Four of Surrey’s young “Juice Box Heroes” were at Holland Park on Saturday (June 18) to sell juice boxes during Surrey Fest Downtown. Pictured clockwise from top left are Chloe Gravel-Fallis, Alex Patterson, Delilah Patterson and Isabella Patterson. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Four of Surrey’s young “Juice Box Heroes” were at Holland Park on Saturday (June 18) to sell juice boxes during Surrey Fest Downtown. Pictured clockwise from top left are Chloe Gravel-Fallis, Alex Patterson, Delilah Patterson and Isabella Patterson. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
A couple’s wedding photo of them cutting their wedding cake was one of the photos found in the deep corner of a White Rock home. (Contributed photo)

Search is on for individuals pictured in unclaimed White Rock photos

Photos, home-videos and a luggage tag were found hidden away in a White Rock home earlier this month

A couple’s wedding photo of them cutting their wedding cake was one of the photos found in the deep corner of a White Rock home. (Contributed photo)
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)
Left tor 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 was created by South Surrey resident Marc Burchell

Left tor 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)
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Okanagan-based group ready for B.C.-wide celebration of collector cars

July 9 is recognized as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province

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Hazelmere United Church as it appeared c.1950. Surrey Archives photo

Historic Hazelmere church enters a new phase of life

Volunteer contributions have kept the historic South Surrey building lively for 117 years

Hazelmere United Church as it appeared c.1950. Surrey Archives photo
Matthew Campbell, director of the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, and Meghan Neufeld, director of development for CCK, stand in the new “seniors’ store” at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. Campbell and Neufeld are opening the new area to improve service to seniors. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank to open seniors-only shopping area

Community Kitchen struggling to find drivers for Meals on Wheels program

Matthew Campbell, director of the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, and Meghan Neufeld, director of development for CCK, stand in the new “seniors’ store” at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. Campbell and Neufeld are opening the new area to improve service to seniors. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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Artist’s ‘Love is Love’ stairs bring colourful message to Guildford Town Centre during Pride Month

Jag Nagra also designed Diwali-themed Canucks jerseys and is featured in ‘Emergence’ movie

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Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey student awarded $100K – largest STEM scholarship in country

Aerin Brown graduated from Southridge School and will be heading to McGill University in September

Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)
Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)

Surrey’s Salmon-painting challenge aims to teach public about water pollution

Competition encourages everyone to get involved in spreading the word about pollution affecting fish

Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)
Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)

Land acknowledgement plaques to be installed in every Surrey school

Project is to further efforts to build a good-standing relationship with Indigenous peoples

Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)
Meghan Neufeld and Matthew Campbell pack some crates with food at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

‘Huge increase’ in demand for food bank

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank starting donation drive in July

Meghan Neufeld and Matthew Campbell pack some crates with food at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Hundreds lined the streets for the annual North Delta Family Day parade on June 23, 2019. (Ryan McLeod photo)

North Delta family day returns this weekend

Parade starts at 11 a.m. at Sands Secondary; festival at North Delta Community Park runs 12 to 4 p.m.

Hundreds lined the streets for the annual North Delta Family Day parade on June 23, 2019. (Ryan McLeod photo)
Promo image for a new “Ball Drop” fundraiser launched by Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and Canucks Alumni. (Photo: twitter.com/SFFCharitable)
Promo image for a new “Ball Drop” fundraiser launched by Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and Canucks Alumni. (Photo: twitter.com/SFFCharitable)
Ashki Shkur, originally from Iraq, will be graduating from Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver this week after achieving a 97 per cent average her senior year. (Contributed photo)

After crossing Peace Arch border illegally in 2017, Vancouver teen heading to UBC

Ashki Shkur and her family came to Canada to escape war in Kurdistan and Trump’s America

Ashki Shkur, originally from Iraq, will be graduating from Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver this week after achieving a 97 per cent average her senior year. (Contributed photo)
Taking place at the Langley Events Centre in the field house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23, there will be over 75 exhibitors collectively offering over 500 opportunities for employment and 1,000’s of post secondary options to choose from. (File photo)

Amid worker shortages, endless opportunities at Black Press Media’s career fair in Langley

Langley Career and Post-Secondary Event will connect workers directly to employers

Taking place at the Langley Events Centre in the field house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23, there will be over 75 exhibitors collectively offering over 500 opportunities for employment and 1,000’s of post secondary options to choose from. (File photo)
Left to right: White Rock RCMP Staff Sgt. Kale Pauls, White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker and White Rock Fire Chief Edward Wolfe cut the ceremonial police tape to kick off the city’s emergency-services open house Sunday. (Markus Kislig photo)
Left to right: White Rock RCMP Staff Sgt. Kale Pauls, White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker and White Rock Fire Chief Edward Wolfe cut the ceremonial police tape to kick off the city’s emergency-services open house Sunday. (Markus Kislig photo)
Cycling is a popular summer activity and takes various forms including mountain biking and road cycling. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer sports?

The summer months are a time to enjoy outdoor sports and recreation.

Cycling is a popular summer activity and takes various forms including mountain biking and road cycling. (Black Press file photo)