Maple Ridge

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)
People can also donate to the Salvation Army’s Ukraine relief efforts. (The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries Facebook/Special to The News)

Salvation Army in B.C. is sending diapers to Ukraine

Explorers Corner daycare owner raises $1,500 to help families fleeing Ukraine

  • Mar 13, 2022
People can also donate to the Salvation Army’s Ukraine relief efforts. (The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries Facebook/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)
Kyaw Din was killed by a member of the Ridge Meadows RCMP during a mental health call in 2019. (Contributed)

Sister of Lower Mainland police shooting victim disappointed recommendations not more specific

Inquest into fatal police shooting of Kyaw Din in Maple Ridge ends with 3 recommendations

Kyaw Din was killed by a member of the Ridge Meadows RCMP during a mental health call in 2019. (Contributed)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here during regular season play, made it 5-2 as the Langley Trappers completed their sweep of the Ridge Meadows Flames on Monday, March 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here during regular season play, made it 5-2 as the Langley Trappers completed their sweep of the Ridge Meadows Flames on Monday, March 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Maple Ridge man died when his car crashed into SkyTrain pillar in Vancouver

VPD issues appeal for witnesses and dash-cam videos

Vancouver Police Department headquarters is seen in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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)
Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

B.C. family in need of support after mother’s stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

Seek funds to cover treatment and care for their three autism-diagnosed kids

Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to 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)
Kyaw Din was a Burmese immigrant who suffered from mental illness. (Contributed)

Coroner’s inquest begins for Maple Ridge man fatally shot by police

The seven day inquest is taking place at Burnaby Coroner’s Court

Kyaw Din was a Burmese immigrant who suffered from mental illness. (Contributed)
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)
David Andrew Riddell

Former Lower Mainland lawyer banned from practising law for 10 years

David Andrew Riddell pled guilty in 2019 to the possession of child pornography

David Andrew Riddell
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)
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)