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This coho was counted last week at the Little Campbell Hatchery. (Contributed photo)

Coho salmon off to a good start at South Surrey hatchery

Volunteers say more than half of entire season’s typical run already logged at Little Campbell site

This coho was counted last week at the Little Campbell Hatchery. (Contributed photo)
The Cloverdale Rodeo office is seen in the Alice McKay building on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in 2021. Four new members were elected to the Rodeo Board after the AGM Oct. 17. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Cloverdale Rodeo office is seen in the Alice McKay building on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in 2021. Four new members were elected to the Rodeo Board after the AGM Oct. 17. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Led by the Lower Mainland Green Team and City of White Rock parks manager Egan Davis, about a dozen local residents took part in an interpretive nature walk at Ruth Johnson Park. The walk was followed by a few hours of invasive plant removal. (Lower Mainland Green Team photo)

PHOTOS: Nature walk, invasive-plant removal highlights busy Saturday for Green Team

Volunteers learned more about White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park on interpretive stroll

Led by the Lower Mainland Green Team and City of White Rock parks manager Egan Davis, about a dozen local residents took part in an interpretive nature walk at Ruth Johnson Park. The walk was followed by a few hours of invasive plant removal. (Lower Mainland Green Team photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck (centre) accepts a $20,000 gift from South Surrey philanthropists Helga and Vern Höing. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey philanthropists share appetite to help health-care workers

Vern and Helga Höing donate funds for Thanksgiving, Christmas meals at Peace Arch Hospital

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck (centre) accepts a $20,000 gift from South Surrey philanthropists Helga and Vern Höing. (Contributed photo)
Ursula Maxwell-Lewis chats about life, travel, and her start in journalism. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Ursula Maxwell-Lewis chats about life, travel, and her start in journalism. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Husband-wife book creators Yoon Kyong Lee and Daniel H. Lee with two recent titles at their Fleetwood-area home in Surrey. (submitted photo)

For Surrey couple, a summer of self-publishing two books for kids – one 17 years in the making

Author Daniel H. Lee and illustrator Yoon Kyong Lee worked on ‘pandemic project’ at home in Fleetwood

Husband-wife book creators Yoon Kyong Lee and Daniel H. Lee with two recent titles at their Fleetwood-area home in Surrey. (submitted photo)
Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Efforts afoot to boost capacity at upcoming South Surrey gala

Sources Foundation’s ‘Run for the Roses Redux’ event set for Nov. 6

Sources Foundation’s 2020 gala was a virtual affair. (Contributed photo)
Ashley Irvine with son, Blake, who passed away in April 2020 following post-operative complications of heart surgery. A toy drive in Blake’s name is to benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Legacy toy drive a tribute to ‘happy, smiling’ South Surrey baby

Parents of eight-month-old Blake Rowdon find comfort in memorial effort

Ashley Irvine with son, Blake, who passed away in April 2020 following post-operative complications of heart surgery. A toy drive in Blake’s name is to benefit BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)
More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)

Pandemic sparks pet boom in Surrey and beyond

More people are looking to adopt pets due to pandemic, SPCA

More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)
The Lower Mainland Green Team will be at White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park Saturday to lead an interpretive nature walk and remove invasive English Ivy. (Contributed photo)

Green Team to host nature walk, invasive-species removal event in White Rock

Lower Mainland Green Team members will lead event at Ruth Johnson Park

The Lower Mainland Green Team will be at White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park Saturday to lead an interpretive nature walk and remove invasive English Ivy. (Contributed photo)
2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)

Gathering limits force postponement of South Surrey’s Red Serge Gala

Organizers now aiming for fundraiser’s February 2022 backup date

2019 Red Serge Gala guests try their luck at roulette. (Simon Lau photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
From left: SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Coral Henshaw and John Lawson, Coun. Brenda Locke, Mayor Doug McCallum, Marilyn Buchannon (Keery family representative), Coun. Doug Elford, and Coun. Laurie Guerra at the Oct. 19, 2021 groundbreaking of the Keery Park loop trail in Campbell Heights. (City of Surrey photo)
“One Night Out” founder Ryan Moreno with his son at the charity event in 2018. (File photo)

‘One Night Out’ in Surrey to see fundraisers sleep outside and fast for 24 hours

The ‘main event’ is Nov. 5 outside a South Surrey restaurant

“One Night Out” founder Ryan Moreno with his son at the charity event in 2018. (File photo)
Students at Clayton Heights Secondary School prepare donation bags for the 14th annual “Halloween For Hunger” donation drive. (Photo submitted: Sarah Daintrey)

Clayton Heights Secondary launches annual ‘Halloween For Hunger’ event

Students to collect items for Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank

Students at Clayton Heights Secondary School prepare donation bags for the 14th annual “Halloween For Hunger” donation drive. (Photo submitted: Sarah Daintrey)
Jean Garnett in her home in Steveston. (Photo: Eseosa Eweka-Valentine)

A talk about TALK: Meet Jean Garnett, a face of Third Age Learning at Kwantlen

‘What I get out of volunteering in terms of learning new things, meeting new people, and the satisfaction of a job well done, more than outweighs the time and effort I put in’

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Jean Garnett in her home in Steveston. (Photo: Eseosa Eweka-Valentine)
White Rock’s Harold Zelt has created a 2022 Dogs of White Rock calendar. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s Harold Zelt has created a 2022 Dogs of White Rock calendar. (Contributed photo)
The Little Brown Myotis is common and widespread across B.C., but is endangered in Canada, and to expected to decline in B.C. due to white-nose syndrome. (M. Schirmacher/Bat Conservation International photo)

B.C. bat program uses Halloween to ‘counter bat myths’

Local bat populations ‘need our help’ says regional co-ordinator Danielle Dagenais

The Little Brown Myotis is common and widespread across B.C., but is endangered in Canada, and to expected to decline in B.C. due to white-nose syndrome. (M. Schirmacher/Bat Conservation International photo)
Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association members cast ballots at the organization’s AGM, held Oct. 17 in the Agriplex. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Shannon Claypool out as president of Rodeo Association

Membership elects four new board members; Gerry Spielmacher new president

Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association members cast ballots at the organization’s AGM, held Oct. 17 in the Agriplex. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Stan Fryer, recently honoured with a lifetime membership in the White Rock Hospice Society, at age 95 has no plans to slow down his incredibly active schedule anytime soon. George Garrett photo
Stan Fryer, recently honoured with a lifetime membership in the White Rock Hospice Society, at age 95 has no plans to slow down his incredibly active schedule anytime soon. George Garrett photo
Surrounded by city councillors, Mayor Doug McCallum cuts a ribbon to officially open the Clayton Community Centre Oct. 16. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Surrounded by city councillors, Mayor Doug McCallum cuts a ribbon to officially open the Clayton Community Centre Oct. 16. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)