City of White Rock

The White Rock Pier was temporarily closed Monday (Nov. 15) due to weather. (Alex Browne photo)

White Rock’s pier reopens following closure due to high winds, tide

Precautionary closure lifted as storm subsides

 

Parking will be free on weekdays along the White Rock waterfront when winter rates come into effect Nov. 1 (File photo)

Free weekday parking to return to White Rock waterfront Nov. 1

Off-season rates in effect until February, when city’s ‘shoulder season’ begins

 

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds pose for a photo after arriving in Vancouver on July 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)

Snowbirds to fly over Lower Mainland today

Late Capt. Jennifer Casey ‘definitely shining a light on this’

 

The north lane of White Rock’s Marine Drive, closed to westbound traffic since June 7 to provide more patio space for waterfront restaurants, is to reopen by Aug. 7 following a July 12 council vote. (File photo)

White Rock council votes to revert Marine Drive to two-way traffic

Motion, passed on 4-3 vote, to take effect no earlier than Aug. 7

The north lane of White Rock’s Marine Drive, closed to westbound traffic since June 7 to provide more patio space for waterfront restaurants, is to reopen by Aug. 7 following a July 12 council vote. (File photo)
The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)

PHOTOS: Snowbirds to dip wings over White Rock in upcoming fly-by visit

July 16 flight – two days earlier than planned – still a fundraiser for CH.I.L.D. Foundation

The last time the Snowbirds performed in White Rock was Aug. 16, 2017. (Canadian Forces Snowbirds photo)
Maternity patients are being asking to avoid Peace Arch Hospital July 8-19 if they need labour and delivery services. (Unsplash photo)

Peace Arch Hospital to divert maternity patients to Langley Memorial

Health authority says temporary measure is in response to ‘gap in pediatric coverage’ July 8-19

Maternity patients are being asking to avoid Peace Arch Hospital July 8-19 if they need labour and delivery services. (Unsplash photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Low tide offered plenty of space for people to relax on White Rock's beach Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

City of White Rock asking outside visitors to stay away

South Surrey residents encouraged to visit, while others urged to stick close to home

Low tide offered plenty of space for people to relax on White Rock's beach Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock council say closure of the city’s pier, promenade and parking lots are not under consideration at this time, but have approved other COVID-19 options for the waterfront including stepped-up RCMP patrols that are already part of detachment planning. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock pier, promenade, parking lot closures off the table – for now

Council members warn decision subject to future provincial health orders

White Rock council say closure of the city’s pier, promenade and parking lots are not under consideration at this time, but have approved other COVID-19 options for the waterfront including stepped-up RCMP patrols that are already part of detachment planning. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock's popularity as a destination places it in a difficult position in ensuring provincial health orders are followed, Coun. David Chesney said, asking that staff obtain impartial input from both Fraser Health and the Ministry of Health before further measures are debated. (File photo)

Pandemic crowding on waterfront vexes White Rock council

Overcrowding, extra garbage the downside of take-out business

White Rock's popularity as a destination places it in a difficult position in ensuring provincial health orders are followed, Coun. David Chesney said, asking that staff obtain impartial input from both Fraser Health and the Ministry of Health before further measures are debated. (File photo)
Prince Rupert firefighters underwent week-long intensive emergency medical responder training in late Januray to upgrade their skills to the equivalent of paramedic level one. (K-J Millar/The Northern View photo)

Dispatch firefighters to more medical calls, urge Metro Vancouver mayors

Mayors asking B.C. to expand firefighters’ roll to take pressure off understaffed ambulance service

Prince Rupert firefighters underwent week-long intensive emergency medical responder training in late Januray to upgrade their skills to the equivalent of paramedic level one. (K-J Millar/The Northern View photo)
Liberty roses – created by acclaimed rose breeder Brad Jalbert – will be planted in White Rock later this month. (Contributed photo)

‘Liberty Rose’ to be planted along Johnston Road and at White Rock City Hall

Poppy-like rose created by acclaimed rose breeder Brad Jalbert

Liberty roses – created by acclaimed rose breeder Brad Jalbert – will be planted in White Rock later this month. (Contributed photo)
Dogs will be allowed on the White Rock Promenade starting Oct. 1. (File photo)

Dogs allowed on White Rock Promenade starting Oct. 1

Council votes to keep status quo, allow dogs during off season

Dogs will be allowed on the White Rock Promenade starting Oct. 1. (File photo)