Aaron Hinks

Items collected from last year’s Ocean Park Food Drive. (Contributed file photo)

Ocean Park Food Drive expands, open to residents south of 32 Avenue

Homeowners south of 32 Avenue and west of 160 Street encouraged to put donations on doorstep

Items collected from last year’s Ocean Park Food Drive. (Contributed file photo)
Industries with the greatest overall job loss in the City of Surrey since February 2020. (SBOT graphic)
Industries with the greatest overall job loss in the City of Surrey since February 2020. (SBOT graphic)
According to a news release issued Nov. 27, two staff at Morgan Place (3288 156A St.) tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps)
According to a news release issued Nov. 27, two staff at Morgan Place (3288 156A St.) tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps)
Bella Coola RCMP are alerting residents that the road between 4 Mile subdivision and downtown will be closed until at least tomorrow. (File image)

Missing man found safe, Surrey RCMP said

Riley Arnold- Higgenbottom was last seen at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 28 in the 18900-block of 69 A Avenue

Bella Coola RCMP are alerting residents that the road between 4 Mile subdivision and downtown will be closed until at least tomorrow. (File image)
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. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Festival of Lights postponed

While event founder remains optimistic, the future of this year’s display is uncertain

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. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Steve ‘Elvis’ Elliott performs for residents of Amica White Rock. Exercise-to-music programs that led to a threat of city fines due to a noise complaint are to resume next week. (Contributed file photo)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Amica White Rock

Peace Portal Seniors Village outbreak declared over

Steve ‘Elvis’ Elliott performs for residents of Amica White Rock. Exercise-to-music programs that led to a threat of city fines due to a noise complaint are to resume next week. (Contributed file photo)
White Rock firefighters hang a banner on their firehall Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a joint effort with the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society to raise $500,000 for the Peace Arch Hospital. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey, White Rock firefighters fulfill pledge of $500K to Peace Arch Hospital

Money allocated to hospital’s mental health ward

White Rock firefighters hang a banner on their firehall Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a joint effort with the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society to raise $500,000 for the Peace Arch Hospital. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Donations collected through the ‘Ladies on the Go Clothing Drive.’ (Contributed photo)
Donations collected through the ‘Ladies on the Go Clothing Drive.’ (Contributed photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. Ontario is reporting three new cases of the novel coronavirus today, bringing the total in the province to 18. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP

Seven Surrey schools added to COVID-19 exposure list, bringing total to 40

Letter to parents: ‘Case(s) have been isolated, and there is no direct exposure risk at the time’

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. Ontario is reporting three new cases of the novel coronavirus today, bringing the total in the province to 18. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP
Elise Castle stands with food items she collected from friends and family on her 11th birthday, Nov. 21. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey girl, 11, celebrates birthday by hosting food drive

Elise Castle, 11, said she wanted to help people in need

Elise Castle stands with food items she collected from friends and family on her 11th birthday, Nov. 21. (Contributed photo)
Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building. (Seed & Stone rendering)

Cannabis store proposed for White Rock’s West Beach

Digital public information meeting scheduled

Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building. (Seed & Stone rendering)
Two people were sent to hospital after a vehicle collided with an electric bicycle Saturday evening. (1st Due Media photos)

PHOTOS: Driver, e-bike rider injured in crash that saw car smash into sandwich shop in Surrey

Collision occurred near the 104 Avenue and University Drive intersection Saturday evening

Two people were sent to hospital after a vehicle collided with an electric bicycle Saturday evening. (1st Due Media photos)
Reverend Patrick John (PJ) O’Maoil Mheana, ordained as Father Luke, has been named the new rector for the Church of the Holy Trinity in White Rock. (Contributed photo)

From chaos to love, White Rock’s newest priest to spread message of hope

Rev. Patrick John O’Maoil Mheana to start work at Church of the Holy Trinity Nov. 30

Reverend Patrick John (PJ) O’Maoil Mheana, ordained as Father Luke, has been named the new rector for the Church of the Holy Trinity in White Rock. (Contributed photo)
Graph showing locations of where the COVID-19 virus is being transmitted. (BCCDC graph)

COVID-19: BCCDC illustrates most common “exposure settings”

Surrey leads province in COVID-19 cases

Graph showing locations of where the COVID-19 virus is being transmitted. (BCCDC graph)
Surrey RCMP are investigating after a single vehicle collision near the 2900-block of 132 Street early Tuesday morning. (1st Due Media)

PHOTOS: Minor injuries after single vehicle collision in South Surrey

Speed may have been a contributing factor in collision: police

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a single vehicle collision near the 2900-block of 132 Street early Tuesday morning. (1st Due Media)
Peace Arch Hospice Society executive director Amanda McNally. (Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospice Society names new executive director

Amanda McNally to replace retiring Beth Kish

Peace Arch Hospice Society executive director Amanda McNally. (Contributed photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry with the Paul Harris Award. (Contributed photo)

Dr. Bonnie Henry receives White Rock Rotary’s Paul Harris Award

Dr. Henry’s ‘calm, consistent message’ applauded

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry with the Paul Harris Award. (Contributed photo)
Cases are mapped by location of residence; cases with unknown residence and from out of province are not mapped. Map illustrates the geographic distribution of reported cases from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31. (BCCDC map)

MAP: Surrey’s home to more than 27% of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases

BCCDC data shows Surrey has at least 3,993 cases of COVID-19, dwarfing surrounding municipalities

Cases are mapped by location of residence; cases with unknown residence and from out of province are not mapped. Map illustrates the geographic distribution of reported cases from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31. (BCCDC map)
Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Several COVID-19 outbreaks declared in Surrey, White Rock since Wednesday

Outbreaks have occurred at care centres, schools and a workout facility

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Dozens of COVID-19 cases have been linked to Platinum Athletic Club (7653 King Geroge Blvd.). (Platinum Athletic Club)

Surrey gym linked to 42 COVID-19 cases

Platinum Athletic Club says people attended club while waiting for COVID-19 test results

Dozens of COVID-19 cases have been linked to Platinum Athletic Club (7653 King Geroge Blvd.). (Platinum Athletic Club)