Colleen Flanagan

Kim Kamstra used Avro for six weeks to frighten away pigeons from SkyTrain stations. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Birds of prey scare away SkyTrain pigeons

Raptors Ridge took part in six-week program.

Kim Kamstra used Avro for six weeks to frighten away pigeons from SkyTrain stations. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
UPDATE: Mother pushes child out of way of pickup truck that hit bus stop in Maple Ridge

UPDATE: Mother pushes child out of way of pickup truck that hit bus stop in Maple Ridge

Mother and son from Mission taken to hospital.

UPDATE: Mother pushes child out of way of pickup truck that hit bus stop in Maple Ridge
Pitt Meadows Arena. (THE NEWS/files)

Man lives despite malfunctioning defibrillator at B.C. arena

A middle-aged man went into cardiac arrest after at game at Pitt Meadows Arena last Wednesday.

Pitt Meadows Arena. (THE NEWS/files)
(THE NEWS/files)

UPDATE: Wind warning ends for Metro Vancouver after thousands lose power

More than 34,000 BC Hydro customers in the dark on Sunday morning in the Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast

(THE NEWS/files)
Actor Donnelly Rhodes has died at Baillie House Hospice in Maple Ridge

Actor Donnelly Rhodes has died at Baillie House Hospice in Maple Ridge

The famous B.C. actor passed away after a battle with cancer

Actor Donnelly Rhodes has died at Baillie House Hospice in Maple Ridge
Golden Ears Park. (Contributed)

Golden Ears park closed due to snow, ice

Icy road conditions have closed the park in Maple Ridge indefinitely

Golden Ears Park. (Contributed)
B.C. actress’s role in Wonder brings perspective to the topic of bullying

B.C. actress’s role in Wonder brings perspective to the topic of bullying

Crystal Lowe plays bully’s mother in the Hollywood movie

B.C. actress’s role in Wonder brings perspective to the topic of bullying
Legacy of Amanda Todd lives on through B.C. foundation

Legacy of Amanda Todd lives on through B.C. foundation

Todd’s mother Carol stresses the importance of putting the phone down and talking with children

Legacy of Amanda Todd lives on through B.C. foundation
From left, liver recipients Paul Lee and Joanne Arcardo, and the ICU staff at Ridge Meadows Hospital during Operation Popcorn in 2016. (Contributed)

Liver recipient thanking ICU staff at hospital in Maple Ridge with popcorn

Operation Popcorn takes place from Dec. 4 to Dec. 8 across British Columbia

From left, liver recipients Paul Lee and Joanne Arcardo, and the ICU staff at Ridge Meadows Hospital during Operation Popcorn in 2016. (Contributed)
(Contributed)                                (From left) Kristi Blakeway, Maple Ridge resident Miranda Tymoschuk with Cindy at Save On Meats in Vancouver in August 2016.

Maple Ridge principal offers hope over lunch for Downtown East Side residents

Harry Hooge elementary principal Kristi Blakeway started program in 2013

(Contributed)                                (From left) Kristi Blakeway, Maple Ridge resident Miranda Tymoschuk with Cindy at Save On Meats in Vancouver in August 2016.
Brenda and Gord Gartley were evicted from their family home on Thanksgiving. (Contributed)

Realtor who evicted elderly Maple Ridge couple has licence suspended

Kevin Bratch of Bratch Realty Ltd. is accused of engaging in aggressive marketing and sales practices targeting vulnerable persons

Brenda and Gord Gartley were evicted from their family home on Thanksgiving. (Contributed)
(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Dwayne Martin sits by his tent in Anita Place Tent City.

Maple Ridge tent city digs in for the winter

Injunction process in court, no updates mayor says

(Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)                                Dwayne Martin sits by his tent in Anita Place Tent City.
Tolling cameras on the Golden Ears Bridge. (THE NEWS/files)

$9,000 in bridge tolls shocks Maple Ridge man

Jeffrey Hann was shocked to learn he owed more than $9,000 in Golden Ears Bridge tolls

Tolling cameras on the Golden Ears Bridge. (THE NEWS/files)
Drew Scott and Emma Slater are donning their glitzy wardrobe and dancing shoes to compete for the Mirrorball Trophy on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

Property Brothers meets Dancing With The Stars

Drew Scott of Property Brothers fame takes to dance floor on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars.

Drew Scott and Emma Slater are donning their glitzy wardrobe and dancing shoes to compete for the Mirrorball Trophy on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)
Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Actor Steve Carell on set of The Women of Marwen in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Steve Carell spotted on film set in Maple Ridge

The popular actor was filming a movie at Webster’s Corners on Thursday.

Actor Steve Carell on set of The Women of Marwen in Maple Ridge on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Police stand by police tape up around a forested area behind the Value Village along Dewdney Trunk Road at 208 Street in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS

UPDATE: Body found in Maple Ridge

A body was discovered behind the Value Village in Maple Ridge.

Police stand by police tape up around a forested area behind the Value Village along Dewdney Trunk Road at 208 Street in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS
Litter in a ditch along the side of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS

Metro Vancouver tackles illegal dumping

New initiative informs residents on how to dispose of or recycle bulky items.

Litter in a ditch along the side of Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge. Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS
Charly Ann Torikka died from an overdose Nov. 6, 2016. She had cocaine and a lethal dose of fentanyl in her system.

‘Missing you’: A North Delta father pays musical tribute to daughter who died of fentanyl overdose

Charly Ann Torikka’s body was found in her Maple Ridge apartment last November

Charly Ann Torikka died from an overdose Nov. 6, 2016. She had cocaine and a lethal dose of fentanyl in her system.