Pitt Meadows

Webster and Kanaka are two young bears orphaned at the age of 10 months in Maple Ridge. Their mother was shot while killing chickens. They were taken to Critter Care Wildlife Society in Langley. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Black Bear Society working to save animals

New non-profit offers public education to reduce wildlife conflicts

Webster and Kanaka are two young bears orphaned at the age of 10 months in Maple Ridge. Their mother was shot while killing chickens. They were taken to Critter Care Wildlife Society in Langley. (Special to The News)
Dead animals with rocks, twigs, and leaves encircling their bodies were discovered in Hoffman Park in Pitt Meadows. (Google maps)

Dead animals in circles of rocks, twigs, leaves, found in Lower Mainland park

Educators with daycare group made the discovery

Dead animals with rocks, twigs, and leaves encircling their bodies were discovered in Hoffman Park in Pitt Meadows. (Google maps)
Do you know these people? This picture was on a memory card discovered in a pocket of a donated graduation dress. (Special to The News)
Do you know these people? This picture was on a memory card discovered in a pocket of a donated graduation dress. (Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows RCMP caught six vehicles speeding excessively during a March campaign. (The News files)

6 vehicles impounded after excessive speeding in Lower Mainland community

Ridge Meadows RCMP want drivers to slow down

Ridge Meadows RCMP caught six vehicles speeding excessively during a March campaign. (The News files)
Val Ashton said she first learned about logging plans when she saw trees marked. (Val Ashton/Special to The News)

Trail user concerned about logging near Rolley Lake

Cutblock will be near trails, but not inside the park boundaries

Val Ashton said she first learned about logging plans when she saw trees marked. (Val Ashton/Special to The News)
The courthouse in Port Coquitlam. (Google/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge community safety officer charged with assault

Assaulting peace officer, possession of weapon among charges laid

The courthouse in Port Coquitlam. (Google/Special to The News)
Elk at north end of Pitt Lake. (Contributed)

B.C. video shows reintroduced elk are thriving

Herd makes another appearance in social media

Elk at north end of Pitt Lake. (Contributed)
Chris Johnston is flying the Ukraine flag on the pole in the front of his home in Maple Ridge until the war comes to an end. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Lower Mainland man flies Ukraine flag in support of its people

Chris Johnston put up the flag on the pole in front of his house on Monday, Mar. 7

Chris Johnston is flying the Ukraine flag on the pole in the front of his home in Maple Ridge until the war comes to an end. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din who passed away in 2014, on a trip to Victoria when Kyaw was only 34-years-old. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

First cop on scene of fatal Maple Ridge police shooting testifies at inquest

Const. Daniel Losiak said more time would not have improved the situation

In 2019 Yin Yin Din holds a picture of her brother Kyaw Naing Din, 54, and her late father Hla Din who passed away in 2014, on a trip to Victoria when Kyaw was only 34-years-old. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Aleks Vrublevskij, his wife Natalia, and children Katherine, 11, and Eugene, 6. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Ukrainian couple and Maple Ridge politicians work to host refugees

Politicians from Langley and Maple Ridge hope to host families in Fraser Valley

Aleks Vrublevskij, his wife Natalia, and children Katherine, 11, and Eugene, 6. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Steve Nicklen, one of the individuals who supports migrant farm workers, repairing bikes at his home in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Volunteers to donate 200 bikes to migrant farm workers impacted by B.C. flooding

Seek help repairing bikes in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Steve Nicklen, one of the individuals who supports migrant farm workers, repairing bikes at his home in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
The discovery of a body drew a large police presence in Pitt Meadows on Aug. 15. 2021. (Shane MacKichan)

Family claims vicious dogs killed woman found dead in Lower Mainland blueberry field

Lawsuit against owners of blueberry business, City of Pitt Meadows, and dog owners filed in court

The discovery of a body drew a large police presence in Pitt Meadows on Aug. 15. 2021. (Shane MacKichan)
Coun. Gordy Robson is taking the City of Maple Ridge to court over disciplinary action against him. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge councillor takes city to court over disciplinary action

Gordy Robson petitions to have censure against him quashed by Supreme Court

Coun. Gordy Robson is taking the City of Maple Ridge to court over disciplinary action against him. (Special to The News)
625 grams of suspected methamphetamine. (RCMP/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows RCMP have largest-ever fentanyl bust

More than 63,000 doses of fentanyl and other drugs seized

625 grams of suspected methamphetamine. (RCMP/Special to The News)
Sandra Gagnon is remembering her sister Janet Henry, whose disappearance is associated with Robert Pickton. (The News files)

Sister of missing woman marks anniversary of raid at Pickton farm

Maple Ridge’s Sandra Gagnon remembers her sister Janet Henry

Sandra Gagnon is remembering her sister Janet Henry, whose disappearance is associated with Robert Pickton. (The News files)
Melissa Hume and her German shepherd Shrimpy after winning High Place IGP 2 in International Working Dog Trial Regulations. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland dog found safe after disappearing from property last week

Melissa Hume believed her dog stolen after doors left open to her garage

Melissa Hume and her German shepherd Shrimpy after winning High Place IGP 2 in International Working Dog Trial Regulations. (Special to The News)
Jocelyn Ellison needed surgery to remove a ureteral stump, a deformity that was causing the child to have multiple kidney infections and other health problems. But it was put on hold due to cancelled elective surgeries. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland mother wants children’s elective surgeries to go ahead, despite COVID cases

5-year-old Jocelyn Ellison’s surgery was put on hold in January

Jocelyn Ellison needed surgery to remove a ureteral stump, a deformity that was causing the child to have multiple kidney infections and other health problems. But it was put on hold due to cancelled elective surgeries. (Special to The News)
Danyal Bahramfar has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)

Lower Mainland mixed martial arts trainer charged with sexual exploitation

Police asking anyone with more information to come forward

Danyal Bahramfar has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Black Press Media)

B.C. woman sues Ducks Unlimited after being fired over COVID-19 vaccine policy

On Oct. 1, she raised her concerns about the policy and on Oct. 14 she was fired for failing to comply

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Dr. Adrian Walton with Basil the ball python. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland vet has big snakes that need homes

Boa constrictor and ball python will be up for adoption through Maple Ridge veterinary office

Dr. Adrian Walton with Basil the ball python. (Special to The News)
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