Aaron Hinks

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)
IHIT Sgt. Frank Jang, media relations officer for IHIT. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

One man dead following shooting in Surrey

Police asking for dash-cam video that might shed light on Dec. 27 incident

IHIT Sgt. Frank Jang, media relations officer for IHIT. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Yellow-billed loon spotted in South Surrey. (John Gordon photo)

Rare loon spotted during South Surrey bird count

Numbers from the count have yet to be finalized

Yellow-billed loon spotted in South Surrey. (John Gordon photo)
From left, Lesley Hames and Wendy Fulford collected 1,620 pounds of food during the Ocean Park Food Drive. (Contributed photos)

Ocean Park Food Drive collects 1,620 pounds of food

Event also raised $3,400 for the food bank

From left, Lesley Hames and Wendy Fulford collected 1,620 pounds of food during the Ocean Park Food Drive. (Contributed photos)
White Rock firefighters collect Christmas trees at a 2018 tree chipping event. (File photo)

White Rock firefighters to host tree chipping event Jan. 3

Proceeds to be allocated to BC Burn Fund, local charities

White Rock firefighters collect Christmas trees at a 2018 tree chipping event. (File photo)
Santa greets a young visitor from behind Plexiglas at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre last month. Visits with Santa, like pretty much everything else this holiday season, have been modified to help ensure that Peninsula residents can still enjoy many of their favourite Christmas traditions while maintaining a safe distance and helping to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. (Contributed photo)

COLUMN: No picture-perfect family Christmas this year

Having loved ones to miss this holiday season is reason to be thankful

Santa greets a young visitor from behind Plexiglas at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre last month. Visits with Santa, like pretty much everything else this holiday season, have been modified to help ensure that Peninsula residents can still enjoy many of their favourite Christmas traditions while maintaining a safe distance and helping to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. (Contributed photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

At least 108 Surrey businesses have enrolled in wage subsidy benefit

In White Rock, at least 41 businesses are receiving federal support, number likely higher

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Emergency vehicles blocked traffic to a residential area on 26A Avenue, just east of Country Woods Drive, for a structure fire. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Emergency crews responding to reported structure fire in South Surrey

Fire located on 26A Avenue near Country Woods Drive

Emergency vehicles blocked traffic to a residential area on 26A Avenue, just east of Country Woods Drive, for a structure fire. (Nick Greenizan photo)