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Adam Svensson plays his shot from the second tee during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Saturday, Jan. 15 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Best-ever PGA result for South Surrey golfer

Adam Svensson finishes tied for 7th at PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Hawaii

Adam Svensson plays his shot from the second tee during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Saturday, Jan. 15 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Though some games have had to be postponed, Semiahmoo Minor Hockey Association teams are managing “surprisingly well” amid the latest COVID-19 surge, executive director Dave Newson said. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula sports groups ‘managing surprisingly well’ despite Omicron surge

Athletic associations adjusting on fly, re-instituting safety measure to protect players, coaches

Though some games have had to be postponed, Semiahmoo Minor Hockey Association teams are managing “surprisingly well” amid the latest COVID-19 surge, executive director Dave Newson said. (File photo)
A tree-chipping fundraiser at Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club raised $1,965. (Contributed photo)

Tree-chipping event raises $1,965 for Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club repairs

South Surrey property was damaged by flooding in mid-November

A tree-chipping fundraiser at Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club raised $1,965. (Contributed photo)
The Surrey Eagles made just one trade at the Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey trade deadline, sending 19-year-old forward Tio D’Addario (right) to the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in exchange for future considerations. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles create roster flexibility after quiet junior ‘A’ trade deadline

BCHL team makes just one trade – sending Tio D’Addario to Camrose Kodiaks

The Surrey Eagles made just one trade at the Canadian junior ‘A’ hockey trade deadline, sending 19-year-old forward Tio D’Addario (right) to the Camrose Kodiaks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in exchange for future considerations. (Garrett James photo)
White Rock Whalers goaltenders Adam Winters (left) and Keegan Maddocks (right) have backstopped the team to a number of victories lately. (White Rock Whalers photos)

White Rock Whalers win three straight to start 2022

PJHL team now on a four-game win streak, after seeing seven-game streak snapped last month

White Rock Whalers goaltenders Adam Winters (left) and Keegan Maddocks (right) have backstopped the team to a number of victories lately. (White Rock Whalers photos)
Semiahmoo’s Tara Wallack tries to get a shot off while being defended by a Lord Tweedsmuir player during the final of the Surrey Fire Fighters Goodwill Classic in 2020. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey high school hoops tournaments postponed

Fire Fighters Goodwill Classic will now be played in March

Semiahmoo’s Tara Wallack tries to get a shot off while being defended by a Lord Tweedsmuir player during the final of the Surrey Fire Fighters Goodwill Classic in 2020. (Garrett James photo)
Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Large 16 Avenue pothole causes big problems for South Surrey drivers

City crews aim to ‘get out there as quick as we can and repair them’ says engineering manager

Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)
South Surrey’s Edgewood Park has been recognized for its pollinator meadow. (City of Surrey photo)

South Surrey’s Edgewood Park recognized for pollinator meadow

City receives ‘Greener Greenspace’ award from Society of Organic Urban Lawn Care

South Surrey’s Edgewood Park has been recognized for its pollinator meadow. (City of Surrey photo)
White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society is among a handful of facilities in White Rock/South Surrey to have new COVID-19 outbreaks. (Peace Arch News photo)

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist, 3 Surrey facilities

Evergreen Baptist Care Society has been site of 2 previous outbreaks

White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society is among a handful of facilities in White Rock/South Surrey to have new COVID-19 outbreaks. (Peace Arch News photo)
BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb (inset) has been part of the junior ‘A’ league since 2018. (Garrett James photo)

Overcoming COVID-19, other barriers ‘a wild ride’ says BCHL commissioner

Chris Hebb has dealt with a pandemic, cancelled games and travel issues since joining league

BCHL commissioner Chris Hebb (inset) has been part of the junior ‘A’ league since 2018. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles goalie Eli Pulver scrambles to cover up a puck in the crease during a game against Langley earlier this season. Pulver stopped both shots in faced in a shootout Sunday, to help the Eagles defeat Chilliwack 3-2. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles defeat Chiefs in return from holiday break

Eagles win 3-2 in a shootout; rematch between the two BCHL rivals set for Friday

Surrey Eagles goalie Eli Pulver scrambles to cover up a puck in the crease during a game against Langley earlier this season. Pulver stopped both shots in faced in a shootout Sunday, to help the Eagles defeat Chilliwack 3-2. (Garrett James photo)
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COLUMN: Waiting impatiently for a better year to come

Better to look forward than back, writes PAN reporter Nick Greenizan

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Canada’s Danielle Lawrie, a former White Rock Renegade pitcher, celebrates in the middle of her team as they celebrate their bronze medal win over Mexico at the Tokyo Olympics. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

YEAR IN REVIEW: After slow start, year ends with Olympic medals, other victories

COVID-19 still caused sports cancellations to start 2021, but games were eventually played

Canada’s Danielle Lawrie, a former White Rock Renegade pitcher, celebrates in the middle of her team as they celebrate their bronze medal win over Mexico at the Tokyo Olympics. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams Game last August. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

W.P. Kinsella’s famous novel keeps going the distance

One-time White Rock resident’s Shoeless Joe novel continues to draw fans

Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams Game last August. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Two separate investigations by Surrey RCMP’s drug unit resulted in the seizure of drugs, cash and two guns. (Surrey RCMP photos)

Pair of investigations lead Surrey RCMP to “signficant” seizures of drugs, cash, guns

Search warrants executed on Surrey homes in November, December

Two separate investigations by Surrey RCMP’s drug unit resulted in the seizure of drugs, cash and two guns. (Surrey RCMP photos)
Hand-drawn ‘Think of Me’ bags will be handed out at private liquor stores in White Rock over the holidays. (ICBC Twitter photo)

White Rock liquor stores hand out hand-drawn ‘Think of Me’ campaign bags over holidays

ICBC campaign aims to decrease instances of drunk driving

Hand-drawn ‘Think of Me’ bags will be handed out at private liquor stores in White Rock over the holidays. (ICBC Twitter photo)
A serious crash closed Highway 99 southbound at 32 Avenue for several hours on Thursday. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Highway 99 reopens in South Surrey after crash sends two to hospital

Highway reopened after 9 p.m. Thursday night after afternoon collision

A serious crash closed Highway 99 southbound at 32 Avenue for several hours on Thursday. (Shane MacKichan photo)
The 2021 Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive collected more than 1,000 toys and $9,000 cash this year. (Surrey RCMP photo)

RCMP-backed toy drive raises thousands in honour of Surrey youngster

Keian Blundell lost battle with leukemia in 2014, but money and toys collected in his name

The 2021 Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive collected more than 1,000 toys and $9,000 cash this year. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Ronnie Paterson (inset) was a member of the Canadian men’s national hockey team that competed at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. (The Canadian Press photo)

White Rock Whalers owner recalls 1980 Olympic hockey experience

Ronnie Paterson was a goaltender for Team Canada, and was in attendance for Miracle on Ice game

Ronnie Paterson (inset) was a member of the Canadian men’s national hockey team that competed at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. (The Canadian Press photo)
Surrey RCMP are seeking suspects and a suspect vehicle after an early morning break-and-enter at a business in Morgan Crossing Tuesday. (Surrey RCMP photo)

RCMP seeks suspects, vehicle after early-morning break-and-enter in South Surrey

$5,000 in merchandise stolen from clothing store in Morgan Crossing after truck rams storefront

Surrey RCMP are seeking suspects and a suspect vehicle after an early morning break-and-enter at a business in Morgan Crossing Tuesday. (Surrey RCMP photo)