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Cyclists in the Tour de White Rock – cyclists going considerably faster than the author of this column will ever ride. (Scott Robarts/BC Superweek photo)

PAINFUL TRUTH: Hitting the limit on Zero Avenue

Sometimes you push your limits a little bit too far

 

A video surfaced on social media this week of a vehicle driving down White Rock Pier. (File photo)

VIDEO: Police open investigation after vehicle spotted driving on White Rock Pier

Short video clip posted on social media this week

 

Ernie Klassen, president of the White Rock Pride Society (left) and James Borkowski, Delegate for Operations of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver (right) agree to further dialogue between the society and the church. Contributed photo

Catholic parish, diocese issue apologies to White Rock Pride Society

Groups commit to further consultation on shared ideals

 

Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)

Facing terminal cancer, BC woman holds ‘Ashes Shower’

‘Even if I’m not here, the memories, I still want them to be fun,’ says Eva Hompoth

Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Judge decides between duelling accounts of Langley accident

Was it a case of clipped with a car, or punched in the face?

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Trevor Halford, Liberal MLA for Surrey-White Rock, and opposition critic for education, children, family development and childcare, said he isn’t about to be intimidated out of asking tough questions in the Legislature on behalf of constituents. (File photo)

No response from B.C. MLA to autism advocacy group’s apology demand

Surrey-White Rock MLA’s comments on autism funding were mocked in B.C. Legislature

Trevor Halford, Liberal MLA for Surrey-White Rock, and opposition critic for education, children, family development and childcare, said he isn’t about to be intimidated out of asking tough questions in the Legislature on behalf of constituents. (File photo)
Roo – pictured here with paramedic Alana Whiteside – is Peace Arch Hospital’s first ER social-worker dog. (Contributed photo)

Canine employee bringing comfort to White Rock hospital’s patients, staff

‘They’ll literally stop what they’re doing, and they need a cuddle from Roo’

Roo – pictured here with paramedic Alana Whiteside – is Peace Arch Hospital’s first ER social-worker dog. (Contributed photo)
White Rock RCMP were alerted April 20, 2022 to a vehicle being driven along Marine Drive missing a tire. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

3-tire driver suspected of drug-impaired journey arrested in White Rock

One taken into custody by RCMP after calls to 911

White Rock RCMP were alerted April 20, 2022 to a vehicle being driven along Marine Drive missing a tire. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume remembered for passion for food, people

Founder of Marine Drive restaurant, Uli’s, passes away after illness

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)
Hundreds turned out to the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ draws 500 in White Rock, raises $33K

Event organized by Rotary Club of White Rock, Vancouver-area Ukrainian community

Hundreds turned out to the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
White Rock resident Tony Vuu said the momentum to help with humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine is strong amongst former refugees. (Contributed photo)
White Rock resident Tony Vuu said the momentum to help with humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine is strong amongst former refugees. (Contributed photo)
White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman creates ‘fidget blanket’ for autism, dementia

Brita Doubroff says product can also benefit caregivers

White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)
A free pantry set up in uptown White Rock was found in pieces Tuesday (March 15, 2022). (White Rock Pantry Project Facebook photo)

White Rock ‘free pantry’ reduced to pile of rubble

‘It’s sad that somebody was in that state of mind’

A free pantry set up in uptown White Rock was found in pieces Tuesday (March 15, 2022). (White Rock Pantry Project Facebook photo)
A White Rock cat, Bailey, died last month after an alleged bleach attack. (GoFundMe photo)

B.C. family’s pet cat dies after alleged bleach attack

RCMP investigating incident that happened Feb. 20

A White Rock cat, Bailey, died last month after an alleged bleach attack. (GoFundMe photo)
White Rock RCMP rescued a young beaver that was in distress at East Beach Thursday. (White Rock RCMP photo)

White Rock RCMP rescue ‘very tired’ beaver along shoreline

Two-year-old beaver taken to Langley’s Critter Care for rehabilitation

White Rock RCMP rescued a young beaver that was in distress at East Beach Thursday. (White Rock RCMP photo)
A scene from the Linda McRae-directed play ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ now running at the White Rock Players theatre until Feb. 19. (Photo: Jennifer Georgeadis)

Cloverdale woman finds success directing play two years in the making

Linda McRae also teaches drama in Langley and Chilliwack

A scene from the Linda McRae-directed play ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ now running at the White Rock Players theatre until Feb. 19. (Photo: Jennifer Georgeadis)
Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold during one of his recoveries. (Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.)

Treasure hunter looking for owner of long-lost ring recovered on White Rock’s beach

Chris Turner believes the ring belongs to a senior who reported it missing up to seven years ago

Ring Finder’s Chris Turner, neck deep in Rolley Lake with his underwater metal detector, searching for a lost gold during one of his recoveries. (Screenshot from Ring Finders YouTube video.)
Conservative MP-elect for South Surrey-White Rock Kerry-Lynne Findlay exchanges a fist-bump with Leader Erin O’Toole during O’Toole’s campaign visit to Surrey last September. On Wednesday, after the CPC voted to replace O’Toole as party leader, Findlay put her name forward for role of interim leader. (Kerry-Lynne Findlay Facebook photo)

B.C. MP makes bid for interim Conservative Party leadership

Kerry-Lynne Findlay tweets intentions after party votes to remove O’Toole

Conservative MP-elect for South Surrey-White Rock Kerry-Lynne Findlay exchanges a fist-bump with Leader Erin O’Toole during O’Toole’s campaign visit to Surrey last September. On Wednesday, after the CPC voted to replace O’Toole as party leader, Findlay put her name forward for role of interim leader. (Kerry-Lynne Findlay Facebook photo)
A post to the 30 Minute Hit Langley Facebook page said the facility was aiming to reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 5, operating at 50 per cent capacity. (Undated Google Street View image)

Kick boxing gyms to reopen ahead of schedule in Langley, Cloverdale and White Rock

Have permission from health authority, social media post says

A post to the 30 Minute Hit Langley Facebook page said the facility was aiming to reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 5, operating at 50 per cent capacity. (Undated Google Street View image)