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Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing Indigenous woman, Alisa Hearl, who has not been seen since July 29. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP looking for missing Indigenous woman last seen July 29

Alisa Hearl, 42, was last seen near 96 Avenue and King George Boulevard

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing Indigenous woman, Alisa Hearl, who has not been seen since July 29. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
A campfire ban will go into effect Aug. 4 in the Coastal Fire Centre, with the except of Haida Gwaii. (BCWS map)

Campfire ban ordered for Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland

Ban comes into effect Thursday (Aug. 4)

  • Aug 3, 2022
A campfire ban will go into effect Aug. 4 in the Coastal Fire Centre, with the except of Haida Gwaii. (BCWS map)
On Monday, July 25, Delta council approved two applications to open cannabis stores in North Delta, one at one at Scott 72 shopping centre (pictured, 7227 Scott Rd.) to be operated by Queensborough Cannabis Co. and another attached to the Tidewaters Pub and Liquor Store at 10190 River Rd. under the business name Kushi Cannabis Co. (James Smith photo)

Two more cannabis stores approved for North Delta

Eight cannabis stores have been approved in Delta in as many months, four of them in North Delta

On Monday, July 25, Delta council approved two applications to open cannabis stores in North Delta, one at one at Scott 72 shopping centre (pictured, 7227 Scott Rd.) to be operated by Queensborough Cannabis Co. and another attached to the Tidewaters Pub and Liquor Store at 10190 River Rd. under the business name Kushi Cannabis Co. (James Smith photo)
Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.

Surrey wife killer Mukhtiar Panghali granted day parole

The Parole Board of Canada on July 25 granted Mukhtiar Singh Panghali, 50, day parole for six months

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.
Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey’s Softball City on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)
Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey’s Softball City on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)
Surrey RCMP, pictured in June. 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

One dead in South Surrey shooting, RCMP say

Surrey RCMP say two other victims were taken to hospital

Surrey RCMP, pictured in June. 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A new agritech innovation centre will officially open at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus this fall. (Photo: Simon Fraser University)

New agritech centre set to open at SFU Surrey in September

Province funding $6.5M over 3 years, in addition to feds previously announcing $10M for the centre

A new agritech innovation centre will officially open at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus this fall. (Photo: Simon Fraser University)
White Rock staff will examine what measures the city can take to help with policing the waterfront. File photo

White Rock to study measures to help police late-night noise on the waterfront

Limiting late-night parking in Marine Drive lots, cameras considered

White Rock staff will examine what measures the city can take to help with policing the waterfront. File photo
Surrey RCMP say a Lower Mainland care aide, Ana Marie Lat Chamdal, has been charged with fraud, and now they’re releasing her name and photo in a bid for more information. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Care aide charged after wallet stolen from 96-year-old man, Surrey RCMP say

Police now looking for more info; she’s believed to have worked in Surrey, Delta and White Rock

Surrey RCMP say a Lower Mainland care aide, Ana Marie Lat Chamdal, has been charged with fraud, and now they’re releasing her name and photo in a bid for more information. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
(James Smith photo)

North Delta crime beat, week of July 25

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

(James Smith photo)
Dean Barbour, executive director of the Fleetwood BIA, with a map that he uses to show just where and how the future Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will impact the neighbourhood. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

The goal is ‘not to recreate Fleetwood’ with Surrey-Langley SkyTrain: BIA executive director

SECOND IN A SERIES: With the extension, Dean Barbour assures the ‘sky’s not falling’ when it comes to business areas being redeveloped

Dean Barbour, executive director of the Fleetwood BIA, with a map that he uses to show just where and how the future Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will impact the neighbourhood. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of July 25

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

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Missing Delta youth found

Delta police thank all those who assisted in finder her

(Delta Police Department photo)
Esso gas station, located on 15 avenue and Nichol Road is one of few gas stations in the White Rock and South Surrey area experiencing a gas shortage. This Esso location had not received their delivery that was supposed to arrive yesterday, July 27. (Sobia Moman photo)

Gas shortage in South Surrey-White Rock leads drivers on hunt for fuel

Residents in the area report having to visiting several gas stations around Surrey

Esso gas station, located on 15 avenue and Nichol Road is one of few gas stations in the White Rock and South Surrey area experiencing a gas shortage. This Esso location had not received their delivery that was supposed to arrive yesterday, July 27. (Sobia Moman photo)
Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Permanent repairs coming for Othello stretch of Coquihalla Highway

Work is expected to begin in early August and be completed sometime in the fall

Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
Dr. Pauline Greaves has been announced as the BC NDP candidate for the Surrey South byelection, which was made necessary by the resignation of former BC Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux in April. Greaves will face BC Liberal candidate Elenore Sturko, at this point the only other announced candidate in the riding. Contributed photo
Dr. Pauline Greaves has been announced as the BC NDP candidate for the Surrey South byelection, which was made necessary by the resignation of former BC Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux in April. Greaves will face BC Liberal candidate Elenore Sturko, at this point the only other announced candidate in the riding. Contributed photo
The 8300-block of 142A Street in Newton. (Photo: Google.com)

Shots fired at Newton residence overnight, no injuries reported

Police received the report at 3:14 a.m. on Thursday, July 28. It happened in the 8300-block of 142A Street

The 8300-block of 142A Street in Newton. (Photo: Google.com)
Surrey RCMP, pictured in June, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Police arrest 3, seize body armour and firearms in Surrey traffic stops

Surrey RCMP say one suspect fled from police, later arrested on Canada-wide warrant

Surrey RCMP, pictured in June, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Renee Derhousoff, a Surrey woman, is still in shock after winning $500,000 from a Lotto 6/49 draw earlier this year. (Photo: BCLC)

Surrey woman plans to buy car, property and go on a Europe trip after $500K win

Renee Derhousoff says she bought the Lotto 6/49 ticket as a last-minute decision

Renee Derhousoff, a Surrey woman, is still in shock after winning $500,000 from a Lotto 6/49 draw earlier this year. (Photo: BCLC)
Sergeant Kaleigh Paddon of Surrey Police Services (SPS) poses for a photo with Ragnar, at Surrey Police Headquarters in Surrey on Wednesday (July 27). Ragnar completed his training with VICD Service Dogs the same day and is deployed as SPS’s Operational Stress Injury (OSI) dog. (Anna Burns/Black Press Media photo)

Surrey Police Service adds trained stress-relief dog to crew

Ragnar is a service dog joining the SPS team to help officers with stress and mental health

Sergeant Kaleigh Paddon of Surrey Police Services (SPS) poses for a photo with Ragnar, at Surrey Police Headquarters in Surrey on Wednesday (July 27). Ragnar completed his training with VICD Service Dogs the same day and is deployed as SPS’s Operational Stress Injury (OSI) dog. (Anna Burns/Black Press Media photo)