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MLA Bob D’Eith, Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall, project manager Boyd Mason and BC Hydro president Chris O’Riley at Ruskin Dam. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)

Powering up, to light up Metro Vancouver

Ruskin dam refit on eastern border of Maple Ridge done, more or less

MLA Bob D’Eith, Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall, project manager Boyd Mason and BC Hydro president Chris O’Riley at Ruskin Dam. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)
Ridge Meadows RCMP have identified the type of vehicle they’re searching for. (Contributed)

RCMP identify car in Thursday hit-and-run

Maple Ridge mom killed on Lougheed Highway

Ridge Meadows RCMP have identified the type of vehicle they’re searching for. (Contributed)
Tanis Vix. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Mother identified as pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Lougheed Highway

RCMP looking for witnesses, including dash-cam footage.

Tanis Vix. (Facebook)
Get on the fast track at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Get on the fast track at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

The event is set for April 26 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Get on the fast track at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair
Annie Krzus, Melissa Johnson and Marie Krzus and have their hands full of rambunctious labra-doodles, looking for a home for a year. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)

Service dogs in search of homes

Non-profit group looking for homes to raise pups to help autistic children.

Annie Krzus, Melissa Johnson and Marie Krzus and have their hands full of rambunctious labra-doodles, looking for a home for a year. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)
Gene Cordoni wonders why people can’t clean up. (Contributed)

Old roof shingles dumped on Lower Mainland rural road

Whatever happened to keeping B.C. green? resident asks

Gene Cordoni wonders why people can’t clean up. (Contributed)
Former Maple Ridge councillor Mike Morden opposes modular homes on Royal Crescent. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)

Modular homes won’t help homeless, says former Maple Ridge councillor

People need long-term, second-stage support to progress

Former Maple Ridge councillor Mike Morden opposes modular homes on Royal Crescent. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)
Volunteer pilots, donors gives hope wings

Volunteer pilots, donors gives hope wings

Charity helps people in Canada’s wilderness get to medical help

Volunteer pilots, donors gives hope wings
Guards hold noon-hour protest over prison safety

Guards hold noon-hour protest over prison safety

Number of inmates, attacks on officers, increasing says union

Guards hold noon-hour protest over prison safety
Cottonwood Care Clinic reached capacity Monday and closed its doors. (Contributed)                                Cottonwood Care Clinic reached capacity Monday and closed its doors for the day. (Contributed)

Lower Mainland clinic forced to close after reaching daily patient limit

Maple Ridge one of many cities ailing from shortage of physicians

Cottonwood Care Clinic reached capacity Monday and closed its doors. (Contributed)                                Cottonwood Care Clinic reached capacity Monday and closed its doors for the day. (Contributed)
(Contributed)                                Sage was found immobile on the floor with trap around her neck.

Maple Ridge pooch spends agonizing minutes in wildlife trap

Owner finds her on the floor, with jaws around its neck

(Contributed)                                Sage was found immobile on the floor with trap around her neck.
Salvation Army relocating from 222nd Street and Lougheed Highway. (THE NEWS/files)

Input sought for major road works for Maple Ridge

Consultation on Haney Bypass upgrades

Salvation Army relocating from 222nd Street and Lougheed Highway. (THE NEWS/files)
TransLink is trying to find a way to pay for infrastructure and reduce congestion. (THE NEWS/files)

Council tells TransLink commission to make sure road pricing is fair

Maple Ridge tells road pricing commission to make sure system is fair

TransLink is trying to find a way to pay for infrastructure and reduce congestion. (THE NEWS/files)
Former Pitt Meadows secondary student Jassi Sidhu was killed in 2000 in India. (THE NEWS/files)

B.C. pair accused in ‘honour killing’ want extradition set aside permanently

Long-drawn-out case of murdered Maple Ridge woman Jassi Sidhu

Former Pitt Meadows secondary student Jassi Sidhu was killed in 2000 in India. (THE NEWS/files)
Dog saved from howling winds, recovering in Maple Ridge

Dog saved from howling winds, recovering in Maple Ridge

Handsome is getting better after almost freezing to death in Hope

Dog saved from howling winds, recovering in Maple Ridge
B.C. prison guard treated after suspected fentanyl exposure

B.C. prison guard treated after suspected fentanyl exposure

Three haz mat crews on their way to Alouette Correctional Centre

B.C. prison guard treated after suspected fentanyl exposure
Environment Canada calling for a few chilly days just before Christmas. (THE NEWS/files)

Light snow, cold temps called for just before Christmas in Metro Vancouver

Snow melting Tuesday but back on Thursday, as mercury drops

Environment Canada calling for a few chilly days just before Christmas. (THE NEWS/files)
A tent burned next to Anita Place Tent City on Wednesday. It didn’t spread into the camp. (Contributed)

Update: Small fire near Maple Ridge tent city

Occurred outside camp Wednesday night

A tent burned next to Anita Place Tent City on Wednesday. It didn’t spread into the camp. (Contributed)
Maple Ridge city hall turned into the fictional town of Eastwood, Conn., for a day’s shooting of X-Files, Monday. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge becomes the mysterious haunt of the X-Files

Stars of sci-fi series show up in Memorial Peace Park

Maple Ridge city hall turned into the fictional town of Eastwood, Conn., for a day’s shooting of X-Files, Monday. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS)
Environment Canada has issued fog warning. (THE NEWS/files)

Metro Vancouver motorists warned of fog creeping in

Alert issued if zero visibility is expected

Environment Canada has issued fog warning. (THE NEWS/files)