Boaz Joseph

From left: Denice Thompson

It’s never too late to date

South Surrey and White Rock seniors' advocates saw a film about seniors doing speed dating. It gave them an idea.

From left: Denice Thompson
Above: A European honeybee (Apis mellifera) at a hive at the Honeybee Centre in Surrey. Below: Operations manager Leanne Buhler is heading a Bee Garden Project to bring 100 bee colonies to 50 specially prepared sites in Surrey over the next few years.

The bee plot thickens

Pollinators are getting their own gardens, thanks to Surrey honeybee enthusiasts.

Above: A European honeybee (Apis mellifera) at a hive at the Honeybee Centre in Surrey. Below: Operations manager Leanne Buhler is heading a Bee Garden Project to bring 100 bee colonies to 50 specially prepared sites in Surrey over the next few years.
Piano days are here again

Piano days are here again

Surrey Museum's latest addition is a working 1904 Lansdowne player piano.

Piano days are here again
In Sam Oeun illustrated Mary-Jo Glen Ohl’s book about him. The Cambodian worker and artist met the Cloverdale woman when she was on vacation in 2014.

Connections from The Killing Fields

North Delta teacher-librarian tells the story of a Cambodian refugee she keeps in touch with.

In Sam Oeun illustrated Mary-Jo Glen Ohl’s book about him. The Cambodian worker and artist met the Cloverdale woman when she was on vacation in 2014.
Toddler taken to hospital after fall

Toddler taken to hospital after fall

Two-year-old girl tumbles out of window at house in Newton.

Toddler taken to hospital after fall
Manpreet Singh wraps a box full of goods destined for Fort McMurray at a Fruiticana warehouse in Surrey on May 9. Three tractor-trailers of food

Fighting fire with food

Sikh community rallies to assist victims of Fort McMurray wildfires.

Manpreet Singh wraps a box full of goods destined for Fort McMurray at a Fruiticana warehouse in Surrey on May 9. Three tractor-trailers of food
This shot of cowboy action at last year’s Cloverdale Rodeo took home first place in the Sports Photo Award category at the BC & Yukon Community Newspaper Association’s 2016 Ma Murray Awards.

The Leader wins provincial honours

Writing and photography lauded at BC & Yukon Community Newspapers Association’s 2016 Ma Murray Awards

This shot of cowboy action at last year’s Cloverdale Rodeo took home first place in the Sports Photo Award category at the BC & Yukon Community Newspaper Association’s 2016 Ma Murray Awards.
Tammas Grogan (left) and Kate Elliott have created the Gro-Carts Mobile Garden project to educate the public about growing food in small places.

Put a little love in your cart

Gro-Carts Mobile Garden project aims to educate as well as feed.

Tammas Grogan (left) and Kate Elliott have created the Gro-Carts Mobile Garden project to educate the public about growing food in small places.
Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (OWL) volunteer June Young holds Snoopy

Here’s looking at you, Snoopy

The public is invited to an open house weekend at OWL (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society) in Delta.

Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (OWL) volunteer June Young holds Snoopy
Jaswinder Toor (right) and his brother Raj are descendants of a Komagata Maru passenger. The Surrey siblings are welcoming a formal apology for the incident from the federal government to be delivered in the House of Commons next month.

Formal apology coming for Komagata Maru kin

Prime minister Justin Trudeau to apologize for 1914 incident in the House of Commons next month.

Jaswinder Toor (right) and his brother Raj are descendants of a Komagata Maru passenger. The Surrey siblings are welcoming a formal apology for the incident from the federal government to be delivered in the House of Commons next month.
Devon Gardens Elementary Grade 4 student Koen Lavender

Meet your makers

North Delta Maker Lab imagines the future with 3D printing and laser cutting.

Devon Gardens Elementary Grade 4 student Koen Lavender
Volunteers at the Muslim Food Bank. From left: Moona Ali

Forging community connections

In addition to receiving basic necessities, newcomers in need find friendship and learn basic skills at the Muslim Food Bank.

Volunteers at the Muslim Food Bank. From left: Moona Ali
Bonfire includes possible toilet

Bonfire includes possible toilet

Surrey firefighters douse bizarre backyard burn on Sunday.

Bonfire includes possible toilet
Coach Cassandra Earle high-fives players at Surrey Football Club’s Adapted Soccer program at Newton Athletic Park.

Soccer for everyone

Surrey Football Club launches Adapted Soccer program for kids with developmental disabilities.

Coach Cassandra Earle high-fives players at Surrey Football Club’s Adapted Soccer program at Newton Athletic Park.
Surrey Beavers’ Trevor Sear (left) gets a good grip on Bayside Sharks’ ball-carrier Logan Smith during a BC Rugby Union men’s game at Sullivan Park last Saturday.

PHOTO: Beavers win Onion Cup

Surrey Beavers edge Bayside Sharks' top men's rugby club 39-7 to claim the Onion Cup title.

Surrey Beavers’ Trevor Sear (left) gets a good grip on Bayside Sharks’ ball-carrier Logan Smith during a BC Rugby Union men’s game at Sullivan Park last Saturday.
Grade 12 student Joban Bal helped organize the Young Blood for Life blood donor clinic at Tamanawis Secondary.

Tamanawis students roll up their sleeves

Students organized school's first blood donation drive March 9.

Grade 12 student Joban Bal helped organize the Young Blood for Life blood donor clinic at Tamanawis Secondary.
A cancer patient

Driven to help cancer patients

Volunteers from cancelled program getting back in their cars.

A cancer patient
MaryAnne Connor

NO FIXED ADDRESS: Working the NightShift in Surrey

How one local charity works to support those living extraordinarily rough lives.

MaryAnne Connor
A recent load of unwanted items outside Penny Savers Thrift Shop.

Delta store volunteers tired of being dumped on

Penny Savers Thrift Store wants to put a stop to loads of unsalable items dropped off after hours.

A recent load of unwanted items outside Penny Savers Thrift Shop.
Second World War veteran Gerry Gaudet

A veteran’s Valentine

In love and war, Gerry Gaudet made good on a promise to his fiancée Irene: He came home.

Second World War veteran Gerry Gaudet