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A stolen City of Surrey rescue vehicle crashed into the side of the highway in Abbotsford after a chase. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Small fire truck stolen in Surrey, Abby cops make arrest

Abbotsford Police spotted it on Highway 1, stopped it with a spike belt and apprehended a suspect

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo: Black Press Media)

Surrey man convicted of beheading roommate, desecrating body loses appeal of murder conviction

Ernest Allan Hosack was sentenced in 2018 to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 15 years for the murder of Richard Falardeau, 54.

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix. (B.C. government photo)

Surrey’s next hospital in Cloverdale advancing, Dix says

EllisDon Design Build Inc. and PCL Construction Ltd. shortlisted for design, construction

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)
Fraser Health is warning of of “increased risk of overdose’ from opioids from both injection and inhalation after “high levels of benzodiazepines” being found in different samples being sold in Surrey. Pictured, an injection of naloxone. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Fraser Health warns of ‘increased risk of overdose’ from opioids in Surrey

Health authority says ‘high levels of benzodiazepines’ found in different samples being sold

Fraser Health is warning of of “increased risk of overdose’ from opioids from both injection and inhalation after “high levels of benzodiazepines” being found in different samples being sold in Surrey. Pictured, an injection of naloxone. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
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North Delta crime beat, week of June 27

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

(James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of June 27

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

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On Thursday, the BC Ministry of Environment, which oversees provincial parks, confirmed the Canadian side of Peace Arch Park will remain closed until at least Sept. 30, 2022 after the federal government extended COVID-related restrictions for entry to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

No summer access to Canada side of Peace Arch Park

With federal entry restrictions extended to Sept. 30, park will remain closed

On Thursday, the BC Ministry of Environment, which oversees provincial parks, confirmed the Canadian side of Peace Arch Park will remain closed until at least Sept. 30, 2022 after the federal government extended COVID-related restrictions for entry to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Metro Vancouver issed an evacuation alert for Barnston Island on Thursday (June 30, 2022) due to "rapidly rising floodwaters" from the Fraser River. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Metro Vancouver issues evacuation alert for Barnston Island

Alert is a ‘precautionary measure’; access now restricted to residents, businesses only

Metro Vancouver issed an evacuation alert for Barnston Island on Thursday (June 30, 2022) due to "rapidly rising floodwaters" from the Fraser River. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP, pictured in June, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Child falls out of Surrey townhouse window

Surrey RCMP reminding people to make sure children aren’t left unattended by open windows

Surrey RCMP, pictured in June, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko, who put her law-enforcement career on hold to be the BC Liberals candidate for the Surrey South seat vacated by Stephanie Cadieux, says it’s time for the provincial government to call a byelection. (Contributed photo)

Wait for Surrey South byelection hurting constituents, candidate claims

Some 97,000 people have been left without representation, Elenore Sturko says

Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko, who put her law-enforcement career on hold to be the BC Liberals candidate for the Surrey South seat vacated by Stephanie Cadieux, says it’s time for the provincial government to call a byelection. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Surrey RCMP officer facing charges in alleged attempt to use position to pick up women

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie facing nine charges relating to breach of trust and fraud

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Peter Leckie. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
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 to submit is Friday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. 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 to submit is Friday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Queen Elizabeth Secondary Grade 12 students Sarthak Tyagi, Tin Dao and Emily Hernandez, pictured with principal Graham Magnusson, are each recipients of scholarships from the Schulich, Loran Scholars and Cmolik foundations, a significant milestone to have three students from one Surrey secondary school receive major scholarships in the same graduating year. (Photo: Surrey Schools)

3 students at a Surrey high school win ‘triple crown’ of scholarships

Scholarships totalled $240,000 between the Queen Elizabeth Secondary students

Queen Elizabeth Secondary Grade 12 students Sarthak Tyagi, Tin Dao and Emily Hernandez, pictured with principal Graham Magnusson, are each recipients of scholarships from the Schulich, Loran Scholars and Cmolik foundations, a significant milestone to have three students from one Surrey secondary school receive major scholarships in the same graduating year. (Photo: Surrey Schools)
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)
Police cruiser. (File photo)

Multiple shots fired at Penticton Mounties during traffic stop

No officers were hit but police cruiser riddled with bullets

Police cruiser. (File photo)
Ramona Kaptyn has been selected to receive 2022 Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Awards for her volunteer contributions to “making the City of White Rock a successful, vibrant and thriving community.” (Contributed photo)

3 Semiahmoo Peninsula residents to be honoured in Canada Day awards ceremony

Kaptan, Sabine and Tatlay recognized for ‘tireless’ volunteerism

Ramona Kaptyn has been selected to receive 2022 Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Awards for her volunteer contributions to “making the City of White Rock a successful, vibrant and thriving community.” (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)
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Surrey RCMP reminds people how to stay safe this summer, Canada Day

Police say officers will be conducting impaired driving checks throughout July

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Barnston Island Ferry. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

High water on Fraser River means service changes for Barnston Island ferry

‘Upon issuance of an evacuation alert, or when levels rise above 6.2 metres, the ferry will operate around the clock’

Barnston Island Ferry. (File photo: Tom Zillich)