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Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a home in the 8900-block of Crichton Dr. Thursday evening. (Shane McKichan photo)

VIDEO: Fire crews tackle house fire in Surrey Thursday evening

Blaze happened in two-storey home in 8900-block of Crichton Drive

Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a home in the 8900-block of Crichton Dr. Thursday evening. (Shane McKichan photo)
Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)

Surrey widening 80 Avenue to 4 lanes between Scott Road and King George

‘It needs a lot of work, that’s for sure,’ Coun. Doug Elford said of the busy stretch of road in Newton

Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)
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The South Surrey Indoor Pool reopened Tuesday, Sept. 20. (surrey.ca photo)

‘Great morning’ as South Surrey Indoor Pool reopens

Pool had been closed since the spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The South Surrey Indoor Pool reopened Tuesday, Sept. 20. (surrey.ca photo)
Surrey Board of Trade press conference in Whalley Thursday reveals plans for Surrey Technology and Skills Centre, in partnership with Western Community College. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey Board of Trade expanding into city’s health and technology district

It’s bought a second location, partnering with Western Community College

Surrey Board of Trade press conference in Whalley Thursday reveals plans for Surrey Technology and Skills Centre, in partnership with Western Community College. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey-White Rick MLA Trevor Halford and Surrey South MLA-elect Elenore Sturko talk with a resident following the town hall meeting. Alex Browne photo

South Surrey town hall meeting airs residents’ health care woes

BC Liberal MLAs hear about ongoing concerns at Camp Alexandra

Surrey-White Rick MLA Trevor Halford and Surrey South MLA-elect Elenore Sturko talk with a resident following the town hall meeting. Alex Browne photo
Recycling-collection bins at the new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, and transfer building in the distance. (Contributed photo)

Only Surrey residents can dump junk for free at 2 waste centres, for a limited time

The city’s ‘Disposal Days’ event offers free trash dropoff for the first 300 KGs, until Oct. 2

Recycling-collection bins at the new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, and transfer building in the distance. (Contributed photo)
Surrey City Hall. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

Surrey Forward accuses Surrey Connect of ‘election finance misconduct’

Mayoral candidate Brenda Locke says she has ‘no idea’ what rival slate is talking about

Surrey City Hall. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
The view from a woman's car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)

Chilliwack women frightened by unexpected road block

Driving home just after midnight, they came across a man placing pylons in the middle of Bailey Road

The view from a woman's car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)
(File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Shooting death near 88 Ave. in Surrey has IHIT searching for witnesses to morning crime

Richard Ofosuhene, of Edmonton, identified as victim of Tuesday homicide

(File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
The Pattullo bridge will only have single-lane traffic from 10 p.m.- 5 a.m. (Submitted photo by TransLink)

Pattullo Bridge overnight lane closures next Mon. (Sept. 26) and Tues. (Sept 27)

Drivers are encouraged to take the Port Mann and Alex Fraser bridges instead

The Pattullo bridge will only have single-lane traffic from 10 p.m.- 5 a.m. (Submitted photo by TransLink)
BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)

Five U.S. citizens fined for fishing with barbed hooks near Bella Coola

BC Conservation officers caught them during a patrol of the Dean River

BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)
A Williams Lake woman said she was a victim of a phone scam where the caller ID showed the call was from TELUS. (File image)

Be wary of cell phone scams, B.C. senior tricked out of $600 warns

A fake customer survey call was how the scammer got an account number

A Williams Lake woman said she was a victim of a phone scam where the caller ID showed the call was from TELUS. (File image)
The corner of 127 Street and 88 Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: Google Maps)

Man found in running vehicle dies in Surrey, now homicide cops are on the case

‘Criminality is believed to be a factor,’ Surrey RCMP spokesperson says

The corner of 127 Street and 88 Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: Google Maps)
Building permitting times have become a battleground in Surrey’s civic election. (File photo)

Surrey slates duel over building permitting times

Election campaign heats up as United Surrey, Safe Surrey Coalition promise quicker turnarounds

Building permitting times have become a battleground in Surrey’s civic election. (File photo)
This two-storey house in Newton was fully engulfed by flames Monday, Sept. 19. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
This two-storey house in Newton was fully engulfed by flames Monday, Sept. 19. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)

Surrey school board passes motion to address racism within schools

Report from November found that racism is a significant issue in schools throughout the city

Surrey School District building. (File photo)
An overnight shooting in Newton has left a home with several bullet holes in it. Police are still investigating the incident. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Shots fired at home overnight in Newton, no injuries reported

The incident happened around 4 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18

An overnight shooting in Newton has left a home with several bullet holes in it. Police are still investigating the incident. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo from scene of intersection of 108 Avenue at 133 Street and University Drive where a woman was hit by a vehicle and killed. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Photo from scene of intersection of 108 Avenue at 133 Street and University Drive where a woman was hit by a vehicle and killed. (Shane MacKichan photo)
American Crown Circus in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

PHOTOS: American Crown Circus wows a sold-out crowd in Guildford

The circus is in Guildford Town Centre’s parking lot from Sept. 15-19

American Crown Circus in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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