Aaron Hinks

16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)

Council pushes forward applications for 400-plus dwellings in South Surrey

Loss of trees, pressure on schools cited by public, council members as areas of concern

16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)
The COVID-19 test centre at Peace Arch Hospital is located on the building’s south side. (File photo)

UPDATE: Peace Arch Hospital staff did not jump COVID-19 vaccine queue: Fraser Health

Director who received leftover dose defined as ‘priority staff’ member

The COVID-19 test centre at Peace Arch Hospital is located on the building’s south side. (File photo)
Over the years, the home of Bonnie and Ken Fletcher has raised more than $37,000 for the Sources South Surrey and White Rock Food Bank. (File photo)

South Surrey Christmas light display raises $7K for Sources food bank

Scaled-back effort declared a success

Over the years, the home of Bonnie and Ken Fletcher has raised more than $37,000 for the Sources South Surrey and White Rock Food Bank. (File photo)
Const. Amarjit Nijjar has been named the White Rock RCMP’s bias-free policing advisor, in addition to his front-line duties as an officer. (RCMP handout)

White Rock RCMP officer tasked with seeking out signs of racial bias

Detachment continues review of racial bias in policing

Const. Amarjit Nijjar has been named the White Rock RCMP’s bias-free policing advisor, in addition to his front-line duties as an officer. (RCMP handout)
COVID-19 antibody test kits have been mailed to some Canadian residents this month. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock man, among first to receive COVID antibody test, says completing it a ‘civic duty’

National statistics agency has started mailing out COVID-19 Antibody and Health Surveys to residents

COVID-19 antibody test kits have been mailed to some Canadian residents this month. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Angela Prestbakmo, Paul Prestbakmo’s sister, listens to drumming outside Surrey Provincial Court Monday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Trial underway in 2019 murder of South Surrey mechanic Paul Prestbakmo

Prestbakmo’s family gathered, drummed in show of support outside Surrey court house

Angela Prestbakmo, Paul Prestbakmo’s sister, listens to drumming outside Surrey Provincial Court Monday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary Grade 12 student Sunnie Li and her friend Monica Xu started Boardwalk Embroidery. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey teens turn embroidery passion into business

Monica Xu and Sunnie Li launch Boardwalk Embroidery

Semiahmoo Secondary Grade 12 student Sunnie Li and her friend Monica Xu started Boardwalk Embroidery. (Contributed photo)
A real estate sold sign is shown outside a house in Vancouver, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. nbsp;Real estate brokerage Royal LePage says home prices are increasing in Canada’s cottage country, as more buyers look to move there full-time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

White Rock real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash

Peter Christopher Dolecki also faced a two-month suspension

A real estate sold sign is shown outside a house in Vancouver, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. nbsp;Real estate brokerage Royal LePage says home prices are increasing in Canada’s cottage country, as more buyers look to move there full-time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)

South Surrey/White Rock sees one-third the number of COVID cases as rest of Surrey

33 people out of 1,000 have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in areas north of 40 Avenue in Surrey

Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)
Tiggy’s At Crescent owner Jackie Neufeld conducts an art lesson, prior to COVID-19 restrictions, at her South Surrey art studio. (Contributed file photo)

Crescent Beach art studio, viewed by some as a community centre, closes its doors after 26 years

COVID-19 was the ‘push’ that lead to the closure of Tiggy’s At Crescent

Tiggy’s At Crescent owner Jackie Neufeld conducts an art lesson, prior to COVID-19 restrictions, at her South Surrey art studio. (Contributed file photo)
Jennifer Vespaziani and her husband Matthew Grant have started a new end-of-life business called Hold Space, offering solutions to families coping with the process of death. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock couple launch virtual memorial service, end-of-life doula company

Alternative service offered for people approaching end of life

Jennifer Vespaziani and her husband Matthew Grant have started a new end-of-life business called Hold Space, offering solutions to families coping with the process of death. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates B.C.’s coronavirus situation at the legislature. (B.C. government)

Health officials to ‘re-look’ at PE protocols after nearly 50 infected at Earl Marriott

High number of COVID-19 cases linked to physical education classes

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates B.C.’s coronavirus situation at the legislature. (B.C. government)
A satellite view of White Rock. (Google image)

Most expensive home in South Surrey valued at $18M

Surrey, White Rock homeowners to see moderate shift in value

A satellite view of White Rock. (Google image)
Earl Marriott Secondary. (Google image)

50 cases of COVID-19 linked to five classes at Earl Marriott Secondary

Physical education classes, staff room and offices highlighted in letter to parents

Earl Marriott Secondary. (Google image)
White Rock firefighters held their annual Christmas tree chipping event Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)

White Rock firefighters host tree chipping event

Funds to be allocated to BC Burn Fund

White Rock firefighters held their annual Christmas tree chipping event Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)

White Rock’s Dr. Al Hogg Pavilion COVID-19 outbreak declared over

Currently, there are three active outbreaks at care homes in South Surrey and White Rock

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)
White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (Peace Arch News photo)

COVID-19 cases at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist Care Society increase to 21

Three people tested positive for the disease on Dec. 23

White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (Peace Arch News photo)
Sources and Amica volunteers prepared and delivered food to 140 isolated seniors on Christmas Eve. (Contributed photo)

Amica, Sources deliver 140 hot meals to isolated seniors on Christmas Eve

‘It was so worth it. So much so that a lot of us were in tears of happiness,’ volunteer said

Sources and Amica volunteers prepared and delivered food to 140 isolated seniors on Christmas Eve. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP issued $7,360 in fines over the holidays. (Pxhere)

RCMP issued $7,360 in fines to households that disobeyed health orders over Christmas

Homeowners and partiers subject to violation tickets

Surrey RCMP issued $7,360 in fines over the holidays. (Pxhere)
Chad Thomas Wonsiak, 39, is wanted by police in White Rock, Surrey and Vancouver. (RCMP handout)

White Rock RCMP searching for man wanted for assault, theft

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Chad Thomas Wonsiak, 39

Chad Thomas Wonsiak, 39, is wanted by police in White Rock, Surrey and Vancouver. (RCMP handout)