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A man walks on the snow-covered White Rock Pier Monday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)

5-15 cm of snow expected to fall in Lower Mainland

Environment Canada predicting snow to fall through the afternoon

A man walks on the snow-covered White Rock Pier Monday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Zapped by the cold, Colby Walker runs from the water at the White Rock Polar Plunge. (Christy Fox file photo)

White Rock residents encourage to ‘take the plunge at home’

Annual Polar Bear Plunge will not return to the city’s beach this year

Zapped by the cold, Colby Walker runs from the water at the White Rock Polar Plunge. (Christy Fox file photo)
White Rock Festival of Lights, located at Memorial Park. (Aaron Hinks photos)

White Rock Festival of Lights receives provincial approval

The display is to be illuminated every night from 4:30-10 p.m. until Jan. 23

White Rock Festival of Lights, located at Memorial Park. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Four-year-old Ethan Fritz waves at his dad with his mom Alyssa, from the end of White Rock Pier. Pilot TK Minzak – who flies reserve for the U.S. Air Force, organized the fly-by after months of not being able to see Ethan due to border restrictions during the pandemic. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PAN’s most-read stories of 2020 that didn’t involve COVID-19

While the virus dominated headlines, much more happened on the Peninsula

Four-year-old Ethan Fritz waves at his dad with his mom Alyssa, from the end of White Rock Pier. Pilot TK Minzak – who flies reserve for the U.S. Air Force, organized the fly-by after months of not being able to see Ethan due to border restrictions during the pandemic. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Canada Border Services Agency officers seized 20 bricks of suspected cocaine from a northbound commercial vehicle at the Pacific Highway border May 1. (CBSA photo)

CBSA releases enforcement highlights of 2020, featuring Surrey busts

List includes $2.5 million drug bust at Pacific Highway crossing

Canada Border Services Agency officers seized 20 bricks of suspected cocaine from a northbound commercial vehicle at the Pacific Highway border May 1. (CBSA photo)
Santa has started offering virtual one-on-one visits with Children across the globe. (Contributed photo)

Santa offering virtual visits to White Rock kids, and beyond

Children most curious about how Mrs. Claus and Rudolph are doing

Santa has started offering virtual one-on-one visits with Children across the globe. (Contributed photo)
White Rock photographer Irena Shklover documented messages left by others on the White Rock Beach. Now, more than ever, Shklover says the messages can be a powerful tool. (Irena Shklover photos)

PHOTOS: White Rock photographer documents ‘Messages from the Beach’

Irena Shklover has been using her camera to capture lighthearted messages left on the beach

White Rock photographer Irena Shklover documented messages left by others on the White Rock Beach. Now, more than ever, Shklover says the messages can be a powerful tool. (Irena Shklover photos)
White Rock RCMP arrested a man after he allegedly exposed himself on the city’s promenade. (File photo)
White Rock RCMP arrested a man after he allegedly exposed himself on the city’s promenade. (File photo)
Surrey-White Rock MLA calls for cap on the amount of money food delivery apps can charge restaurants. (Skip The Dishes photo)

Surrey-White Rock MLA calls for cap on restaurant delivery fees

The Food and Beverage Delivery Fees Cap Act was moved to a second reading at a later date

Surrey-White Rock MLA calls for cap on the amount of money food delivery apps can charge restaurants. (Skip The Dishes photo)
The Festival of Lights; Jingle Bell White Rock; and the Lighted Boat Parade all helped light up the White Rock waterfront on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (File photo)

White Rock Festival of Lights hangs in limbo

City council gave organizers one week to receive approval from province

The Festival of Lights; Jingle Bell White Rock; and the Lighted Boat Parade all helped light up the White Rock waterfront on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (File photo)
Peace Arch Hospice Society’s Celebrate a Life fundraiser has returned to Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. People who donate $20 or more receive a hand-painted dove (below). (Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospice fundraiser Celebrate a Life returns to South Surrey

Hospice fundraiser runs until Dec. 23 at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre

Peace Arch Hospice Society’s Celebrate a Life fundraiser has returned to Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. People who donate $20 or more receive a hand-painted dove (below). (Contributed photo)
Peace Arch Elementary. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Elementary school coaching by volunteer with criminal past questioned

School district says a review of volunteer at White Rock’s Peace Arch Elementary underway

Peace Arch Elementary. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The Snowbirds perform over White Rock in 2017. (Contributed file photo)

Snowbirds to return to White Rock next July

Aerial performance to take place July 18

The Snowbirds perform over White Rock in 2017. (Contributed file photo)
Part of a rendering of the Lady Alexandra building proposed for 1310 Johnston Rd. (File photo)

Decision on White Rock’s Lady Alexandra building heads to appeal court

Supreme Court sided with City of White Rock in March decision

Part of a rendering of the Lady Alexandra building proposed for 1310 Johnston Rd. (File photo)
Priest in residence, Father Nick Meisl listens to a physically distanced confession in a parking garage at St. Patrick’s Parish in Vancouver, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

White Rock Catholic church joins petition for B.C. government to allow in-person services

Star of the Sea Catholic Parish asks parishioners to consider signing document

Priest in residence, Father Nick Meisl listens to a physically distanced confession in a parking garage at St. Patrick’s Parish in Vancouver, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Delivery Biz Connect smartphone application. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock company launches food-delivery app

Co-founder Craig Peloquin says app designed to save restaurants money

Delivery Biz Connect smartphone application. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock’s most ordered food on Skip the Dishes was bread. (Skip The Dishes photo)

Delivery app releases data on White Rock’s favourite foods

Skip the Dishes says 33 per cent more restaurants joined the service this year

White Rock’s most ordered food on Skip the Dishes was bread. (Skip The Dishes photo)
A example of a Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)

White Rock company aims to bring vacation experience to front door

‘Staycation Boxes’ launched two months ago, include food bank donations

A example of a Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)
Surrey-White Rock MLA-elect Trevor Halford and Surrey South MLA-elect Stephanie Cadieux have each been given a portfolio as an Opposition critic. (Contributed photos)

BC Liberals give Halford, Cadieux critic responsibilities

Surrey South and Surrey-White Rock MLAs to help keep eye on majority NDP government

Surrey-White Rock MLA-elect Trevor Halford and Surrey South MLA-elect Stephanie Cadieux have each been given a portfolio as an Opposition critic. (Contributed photos)
One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)

UPDATE: Police ask for dash cam videos after 29-year-old man shot dead in Surrey

Incident took place near shopping complex at the corner of 152 Street and Fraser Highway

One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)